Exodus 1:17

But the midwives feared God, and didn't do what the king of Egypt commanded them, but saved the baby boys alive.

Alternate Versions of Exodus 1-17

A Conservative Version: Exodus 1:17
But the midwives feared God, and did not do as the king of Egypt commanded them, but saved the male children alive.

American Standard Version: Exodus 1:17
But the midwives feared God, and did not as the king of Egypt commanded them, but saved the men-children alive.

Bible in Basic English: Exodus 1:17
But the women had the fear of God, and did not do as the king of Egypt said, but let the male children go on living.

Darby English Bible: Exodus 1:17
But the midwives feared God, and did not as the king of Egypt had said to them, but saved the male children alive.

King James Version: Exodus 1:17
But the midwives feared God, and did not as the king of Egypt commanded them, but saved the men children alive.

King James Version (UK): Exodus 1:17
But the midwives feared God, and did not as the king of Egypt commanded them, but saved the men children alive.

Webster's: Exodus 1:17
But the midwives feared God, and did not as the king of Egypt commanded them, but saved the male-children alive.

Youngs Literal Translation: Exodus 1:17
And the midwives fear God, and have not done as the king of Egypt hath spoken unto them, and keep the lads alive;

Verses Related to Exodus 1-17

Genesis 9:6
Whoever sheds man's blood, by man will his blood be shed, for in the image of God made he man.

Genesis 20:11
Abraham said, "Because I thought, 'Surely the fear of God is not in this place. They will kill me for my wife's sake.'

Genesis 42:18
Joseph said to them the third day, "Do this, and live, for I fear God.

Nehemiah 5:15
But the former governors who were before me were chargeable to the people, and took of them bread and wine, besides forty shekels of silver; yes, even their servants bore rule over the people: but I didn't do so, because of the fear of God.

Psalms 31:19
Oh how great is your goodness, Which you have laid up for those who fear you, Which you have worked for those who take refuge in you, Before the sons of men!

Proverbs 8:13
The fear of Yahweh is to hate evil. I hate pride, arrogance, the evil way, and the perverse mouth.

Proverbs 16:6
By mercy and truth iniquity is atoned for. By the fear of Yahweh men depart from evil.

Ecclesiastes 8:12
Though a sinner commits crimes a hundred times, and lives long, yet surely I know that it will be better with those who fear God, who are reverent before him.