Parallel Bible results for Exodus 1:15-22

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Exodus 1:15-22

NIV 15 The king of Egypt said to the Hebrew midwives, whose names were Shiphrah and Puah, NIV 15 The king of Egypt said to the Hebrew midwives, whose names were Shiphrah and Puah, NIV 16 "When you help the Hebrew women in childbirth and observe them on the delivery stool, if it is a boy, kill him; but if it is a girl, let her live." NIV 16 "When you help the Hebrew women in childbirth and observe them on the delivery stool, if it is a boy, kill him; but if it is a girl, let her live." NIV 17 The midwives, however, feared God and did not do what the king of Egypt had told them to do; they let the boys live. NIV 17 The midwives, however, feared God and did not do what the king of Egypt had told them to do; they let the boys live. NIV 18 Then the king of Egypt summoned the midwives and asked them, "Why have you done this? Why have you let the boys live?" NIV 18 Then the king of Egypt summoned the midwives and asked them, "Why have you done this? Why have you let the boys live?" NIV 19 The midwives answered Pharaoh, "Hebrew women are not like Egyptian women; they are vigorous and give birth before the midwives arrive." NIV 19 The midwives answered Pharaoh, "Hebrew women are not like Egyptian women; they are vigorous and give birth before the midwives arrive." NIV 20 So God was kind to the midwives and the people increased and became even more numerous. NIV 20 So God was kind to the midwives and the people increased and became even more numerous. NIV 21 And because the midwives feared God, he gave them families of their own. NIV 21 And because the midwives feared God, he gave them families of their own. NIV 22 Then Pharaoh gave this order to all his people: "Every boy that is born you must throw into the Nile, but let every girl live." NIV 22 Then Pharaoh gave this order to all his people: "Every boy that is born you must throw into the Nile, but let every girl live."