Exodus 17:8-16 NAS

Amalek Fought

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

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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."

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

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    • 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.

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            • l 17:13 - Lit "weakened"
              14 Then the LORD said to Moses, "7Write this in a book as a memorial and recite * it to Joshua, that 8I will utterly blot out the memory of Amalek from under heaven."

              References for Exodus 17:14

                • m 17:14 - Lit "the book"
                • n 17:14 - Lit "place it in the ears of"
                • o 17:14 - Or "for"
                  15 Moses built an 9altar and named * it 10The LORD is My Banner;

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                  16 and he said, "11The LORD has sworn * *; the LORD will have war against Amalek from generation to generation."

                  References for Exodus 17:16

                    • p 17:16 - Or "Because a hand is against the throne of the LORD";" lit "Because a hand upon the throne of YAH