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Exodus 2:4 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And his sister stood afar off, to know what would be done to him.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And his sister stood afar off, to wit what would be done to him.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— His sister stood at a distance to find out what would happen to him.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And his sister stood afar off, to know what would be done to him.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And his sister stood afar off to see what would happen to him.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Then did his sister station herself at a distance,—to see what would be done to him.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and his sister stationeth herself afar off, to know what is done to him.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— His sister standing afar off, and taking notice what would be done.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And his sister stood afarre off, to wit what would be done to him.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And his sister was watching from a distance, to learn what would happen to him.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And his sister stood afar off, to wit what would be done to him.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And his sister 269
{0269} Prime
Irregular feminine of H0251; a sister (used very widely (like H0250), literally and figuratively).
stood 3320
{3320} Prime
A primitive root; to place (any thing so as to stay); reflexively to station, offer, continue.
<8691> Grammar
Stem - Hithpael (See H8819)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 533
afar off, 7350
{7350} Prime
From H7368; remote, literally of figuratively, of place or time; specifically precious; often used adverbially (with preposition).
(4480) Complement
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
to wit 3045
{3045} Prime
A primitive root; to know (properly to ascertain by seeing); used in a great variety of senses, figuratively, literally, euphemistically and inferentially (including observation, care, recognition; and causatively instruction, designation, punishment, etc.).
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
what x4100
(4100) Complement
A primitive particle; properly interrogitive what? (including how?, why? and when?); but also exclamations like what! (including how!), or indefinitely what (including whatever, and even relatively that which); often used with prefixes in various adverbial or conjugational senses.
would be done 6213
{6213} Prime
A primitive root; to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application.
<8735> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 1602
to him.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Exodus 2:4

_ _ his sister — Miriam would probably be a girl of ten or twelve years of age at the time.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Exodus 2:1-4.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Exodus 15:20 And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand; and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances.
Numbers 12:1-15 And Miriam and Aaron spake against Moses because of the Ethiopian woman whom he had married: for he had married an Ethiopian woman. ... And Miriam was shut out from the camp seven days: and the people journeyed not till Miriam was brought in [again].
Numbers 20:1 Then came the children of Israel, [even] the whole congregation, into the desert of Zin in the first month: and the people abode in Kadesh; and Miriam died there, and was buried there.
Numbers 26:59 And the name of Amram's wife [was] Jochebed, the daughter of Levi, whom [her mother] bare to Levi in Egypt: and she bare unto Amram Aaron and Moses, and Miriam their sister.
Micah 6:4 For I brought thee up out of the land of Egypt, and redeemed thee out of the house of servants; and I sent before thee Moses, Aaron, and Miriam.
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