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Exodus 7:12 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— For they cast down every man his rod, and they became serpents: but Aaron's rod swallowed up their rods.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— For they cast down every man his rod, and they became serpents: but Aaron's rod swallowed up their rods.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— For each one threw down his staff and they turned into serpents. But Aaron’s staff swallowed up their staffs.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For they cast down every man his rod, and they became serpents: but Aaron's rod swallowed up their rods.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— they cast down every man his staff, and they became serpents; but Aaron's staff swallowed up their staves.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— yea they cast down each man his staff, and they became sea-serpents,—but Aaron's staff swallowed up their staves.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and they cast down each his rod, and they become monsters, and the rod of Aaron swalloweth their rods;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And they every one cast down their rods, and they were turned into serpents: but Aaron's rod devoured their rods.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For they cast downe euery man his rod, and they became serpents: but Aarons rod swallowed vp their rods.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And they cast down each his rod, and they became serpents, but the rod of Aaron swallowed up their rods.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— For they cast down every man his rod, and they became serpents: but Aharon's rod swallowed up their rods.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
For they cast down 7993
{7993} Prime
שָׁלַךְ
shalak
{shaw-lak'}
A primitive root; to throw out, down or away (literally or figuratively).
z8686
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
every man 376
{0376} Prime
אִישׁ
'iysh
{eesh}
Contracted for H0582 (or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant); a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation.).
his rod, 4294
{4294} Prime
מַטֶּה
matteh
{mat-teh'}
From H5186; a branch (as extending); figuratively a tribe; also a rod, whether for chastising (figuratively correction), ruling (a sceptre), throwing (a lance), or walking (a staff; figuratively a support of life, for example bread).
and they became x1961
(1961) Complement
הָיָה
hayah
{haw-yaw'}
A primitive root (compare H1933); to exist, that is, be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary).
serpents: 8577
{8577} Prime
תַּנִּין
tanniyn
{tan-neen'}
(The second form used in Ezekiel 29:3); intensive from the same as H8565; a marine or land monster, that is, sea serpent or jackal.
but ´Ahárön's אַהֲרֹן 175
{0175} Prime
אַהֲרֹן
'Aharown
{a-har-one'}
Of uncertain derivation; Aharon, the brother of Moses.
rod 4294
{4294} Prime
מַטֶּה
matteh
{mat-teh'}
From H5186; a branch (as extending); figuratively a tribe; also a rod, whether for chastising (figuratively correction), ruling (a sceptre), throwing (a lance), or walking (a staff; figuratively a support of life, for example bread).
swallowed up 1104
{1104} Prime
בּלע
bala`
{beh'-lah}
A primitive root; to make away with (specifically by swallowing); generally to destroy.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
their rods. 4294
{4294} Prime
מַטֶּה
matteh
{mat-teh'}
From H5186; a branch (as extending); figuratively a tribe; also a rod, whether for chastising (figuratively correction), ruling (a sceptre), throwing (a lance), or walking (a staff; figuratively a support of life, for example bread).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Exodus 7:12

_ _ but Aaron’s rod swallowed up their rods — This was what they could not be prepared for, and the discomfiture appeared in the loss of their rods, which were probably real serpents.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Exodus 7:8-13.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Exodus 8:18-19 And the magicians did so with their enchantments to bring forth lice, but they could not: so there were lice upon man, and upon beast. ... Then the magicians said unto Pharaoh, This [is] the finger of God: and Pharaoh's heart was hardened, and he hearkened not unto them; as the LORD had said.
Exodus 9:11 And the magicians could not stand before Moses because of the boils; for the boil was upon the magicians, and upon all the Egyptians.
Acts 8:9-13 But there was a certain man, called Simon, which beforetime in the same city used sorcery, and bewitched the people of Samaria, giving out that himself was some great one: ... Then Simon himself believed also: and when he was baptized, he continued with Philip, and wondered, beholding the miracles and signs which were done.
Acts 13:8-11 But Elymas the sorcerer (for so is his name by interpretation) withstood them, seeking to turn away the deputy from the faith. ... And now, behold, the hand of the Lord [is] upon thee, and thou shalt be blind, not seeing the sun for a season. And immediately there fell on him a mist and a darkness; and he went about seeking some to lead him by the hand.
Acts 19:19-20 Many of them also which used curious arts brought their books together, and burned them before all [men]: and they counted the price of them, and found [it] fifty thousand [pieces] of silver. ... So mightily grew the word of God and prevailed.
1 John 4:4 Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.
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