Parallel Bible results for Exodus 4:18-31

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Exodus 4:18-31

NIV 18 Then Moses went back to Jethro his father-in-law and said to him, "Let me go back to my own people in Egypt to see if any of them are still alive." Jethro said, "Go, and I wish you well." NIV 18 Then Moses went back to Jethro his father-in-law and said to him, "Let me go back to my own people in Egypt to see if any of them are still alive." Jethro said, "Go, and I wish you well." NIV 19 Now the LORD had said to Moses in Midian, "Go back to Egypt, for all the men who wanted to kill you are dead." NIV 19 Now the LORD had said to Moses in Midian, "Go back to Egypt, for all the men who wanted to kill you are dead." NIV 20 So Moses took his wife and sons, put them on a donkey and started back to Egypt. And he took the staff of God in his hand. NIV 20 So Moses took his wife and sons, put them on a donkey and started back to Egypt. And he took the staff of God in his hand. NIV 21 The LORD said to Moses, "When you return to Egypt, see that you perform before Pharaoh all the wonders I have given you the power to do. But I will harden his heart so that he will not let the people go. NIV 21 The LORD said to Moses, "When you return to Egypt, see that you perform before Pharaoh all the wonders I have given you the power to do. But I will harden his heart so that he will not let the people go. NIV 22 Then say to Pharaoh, 'This is what the LORD says: Israel is my firstborn son, NIV 22 Then say to Pharaoh, 'This is what the LORD says: Israel is my firstborn son, NIV 23 and I told you, "Let my son go, so he may worship me." But you refused to let him go; so I will kill your firstborn son.' " NIV 23 and I told you, "Let my son go, so he may worship me." But you refused to let him go; so I will kill your firstborn son.' " NIV 24 At a lodging place on the way, the LORD met [Moses] and was about to kill him. NIV 24 At a lodging place on the way, the LORD met [Moses] and was about to kill him. NIV 25 But Zipporah took a flint knife, cut off her son's foreskin and touched [Moses'] feet with it. "Surely you are a bridegroom of blood to me," she said. NIV 25 But Zipporah took a flint knife, cut off her son's foreskin and touched [Moses'] feet with it. "Surely you are a bridegroom of blood to me," she said. NIV 26 So the LORD let him alone. (At that time she said "bridegroom of blood," referring to circumcision.) NIV 26 So the LORD let him alone. (At that time she said "bridegroom of blood," referring to circumcision.) NIV 27 The LORD said to Aaron, "Go into the desert to meet Moses." So he met Moses at the mountain of God and kissed him. NIV 27 The LORD said to Aaron, "Go into the desert to meet Moses." So he met Moses at the mountain of God and kissed him. NIV 28 Then Moses told Aaron everything the LORD had sent him to say, and also about all the miraculous signs he had commanded him to perform. NIV 28 Then Moses told Aaron everything the LORD had sent him to say, and also about all the miraculous signs he had commanded him to perform. NIV 29 Moses and Aaron brought together all the elders of the Israelites, NIV 29 Moses and Aaron brought together all the elders of the Israelites, NIV 30 and Aaron told them everything the LORD had said to Moses. He also performed the signs before the people, NIV 30 and Aaron told them everything the LORD had said to Moses. He also performed the signs before the people, NIV 31 and they believed. And when they heard that the LORD was concerned about them and had seen their misery, they bowed down and worshiped. NIV 31 and they believed. And when they heard that the LORD was concerned about them and had seen their misery, they bowed down and worshiped.