Exodus 17:8-13 NAS

Amalek Fought

8 Then 1Amalek came and fought against Israel at 2Rephidim.

References for Exodus 17:8

9 So Moses said to 3Joshua, "Choose men for us and go out, fight against Amalek. Tomorrow I will station myself on the top of the hill with 4the staff of God in my hand."

References for Exodus 17:9

10 Joshua did as Moses told him, and fought against Amalek; and Moses, Aaron, and 5Hur went up to the top of the hill.

References for Exodus 17:10

    • i 17:10 - Lit "said to"
    • j 17:10 - Lit "to fight"
      11 So it came about when Moses held his hand up, that Israel prevailed, and when he let his hand down, Amalek prevailed.

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          12 But Moses' hands were heavy. Then they took a stone and put it under him, and he sat on it; and Aaron and Hur 6supported his hands, one on one side and one on the other. Thus his hands were steady until the sun set.

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          13 So Joshua overwhelmed Amalek and his people with the edge of the sword.

          References for Exodus 17:13

            • l 17:13 - Lit "weakened"