Exodus 7:5

5 And the Egyptians will know that I am the LORD when I stretch out my hand against Egypt and bring the Israelites out of it.”

Exodus 7:5 in Other Translations

KJV
5 And the Egyptians shall know that I am the LORD, when I stretch forth mine hand upon Egypt, and bring out the children of Israel from among them.
ESV
5 The Egyptians shall know that I am the LORD, when I stretch out my hand against Egypt and bring out the people of Israel from among them."
NLT
5 When I raise my powerful hand and bring out the Israelites, the Egyptians will know that I am the LORD .”
MSG
5 The Egyptians will realize that I am God when I step in and take the Israelites out of their country."
CSB
5 The Egyptians will know that I am the Lord when I stretch out My hand against Egypt, and bring out the Israelites from among them."

Exodus 7:5 Meaning and Commentary

Exodus 7:5

And the Egyptians shall know that I am the Lord
Jehovah, the one only true and living God; this they should know by the judgments executed upon them, and be obliged to acknowledge it:

when I stretch forth mine hand upon Egypt:
especially the last time, to destroy the firstborn:

and bring out the children of Israel from among them;
by which it would appear that he was mightier than they, and obtained the end for which the plagues were inflicted on them.

Exodus 7:5 In-Context

3 But I will harden Pharaoh’s heart, and though I multiply my signs and wonders in Egypt,
4 he will not listen to you. Then I will lay my hand on Egypt and with mighty acts of judgment I will bring out my divisions, my people the Israelites.
5 And the Egyptians will know that I am the LORD when I stretch out my hand against Egypt and bring the Israelites out of it.”
6 Moses and Aaron did just as the LORD commanded them.
7 Moses was eighty years old and Aaron eighty-three when they spoke to Pharaoh.

Cross References 2

  • 1. S Exodus 6:2; ver 17; Exodus 8:19,22
  • 2. Exodus 3:20; Psalms 138:7; Ezekiel 6:14; Ezekiel 25:13