Gen 2:2

(NIV)
By the seventh day God had finished the work he had been doing; so on the seventh day he rested from all his work.
(ESV)
And on the seventh day God finished his work that he had done, and he rested on the seventh day from all his work that he had done.

Gen 2:3

(NIV)
Then God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it he rested from all the work of creating that he had done.

(ESV)
So God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it God rested from all his work that he had done in creation.

Gen 2:5

(NIV)
Now no shrub had yet appeared on the earth and no plant had yet sprung up, for the  Lord God had not sent rain on the earth and there was no one to work the ground,
(ESV)
When no bush of the field was yet in the land and no small plant of the field had yet sprung up—for the  Lord God had not caused it to rain on the land, and there was no man to work the ground,

Gen 2:15

(NIV)
The  Lord God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care of it.
(ESV)
The  Lord God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to work it and keep it.

Gen 3:23

(NIV)
So the  Lord God banished him from the Garden of Eden to work the ground from which he had been taken.
(ESV)
therefore the  Lord God sent him out from the garden of Eden to work the ground from which he was taken.

Gen 4:2

(NIV)
Later she gave birth to his brother Abel.

Now Abel kept flocks, and Cain worked the soil.
(ESV)
And again, she bore his brother Abel. Now Abel was a keeper of sheep, and Cain a worker of the ground.

Gen 4:12

(NIV)
When you work the ground, it will no longer yield its crops for you. You will be a restless wanderer on the earth.’

(ESV)
When you work the ground, it shall no longer yield to you its strength. You shall be a fugitive and a wanderer on the earth.”

Gen 5:29

(NIV)
He named him Noah and said, ‘He will comfort us in the labour and painful toil of our hands caused by the ground the  Lord has cursed.’
(ESV)
and called his name Noah, saying, “Out of the ground that the  Lord has cursed, this one shall bring us relief from our work and from the painful toil of our hands.”

Gen 14:4

(NIV)
For twelve years they had been subject to Kedorlaomer, but in the thirteenth year they rebelled.

(ESV)
Twelve years they had served Chedorlaomer, but in the thirteenth year they rebelled.

Gen 15:13

(NIV)
Then the  Lord said to him, ‘Know for certain that for four hundred years your descendants will be strangers in a country not their own and that they will be enslaved and ill-treated there.
(ESV)
Then the  Lord said to Abram, “Know for certain that your offspring will be sojourners in a land that is not theirs and will be servants there, and they will be afflicted for four hundred years.

Gen 15:14

(NIV)
But I will punish the nation they serve as slaves, and afterwards they will come out with great possessions.
(ESV)
But I will bring judgment on the nation that they serve, and afterward they shall come out with great possessions.

Gen 18:14

(NIV)
Is anything too hard for the  Lord? I will return to you at the appointed time next year, and Sarah will have a son.’

(ESV)
Is anything too hard for the  Lord? At the appointed time I will return to you, about this time next year, and Sarah shall have a son.”

Gen 20:9

(NIV)
Then Abimelek called Abraham in and said, ‘What have you done to us? How have I wronged you that you have brought such great guilt upon me and my kingdom? You have done things to me that should never be done.’
(ESV)
Then Abimelech called Abraham and said to him, “What have you done to us? And how have I sinned against you, that you have brought on me and my kingdom a great sin? You have done to me things that ought not to be done.”

Gen 25:23

(NIV)
The  Lord said to her,

‘Two nations are in your womb,
and two peoples from within you will be separated;
one people will be stronger than the other,
and the elder will serve the younger.’
(ESV)
And the  Lord said to her,

Two nations are in your womb,
and two peoples from within you shall be divided;
the one shall be stronger than the other,
the older shall serve the younger.”

Gen 27:29

(NIV)
May nations serve you
and peoples bow down to you.
Be lord over your brothers,
and may the sons of your mother bow down to you.
May those who curse you be cursed
and those who bless you be blessed.’
(ESV)
Let peoples serve you,
and nations bow down to you.
Be lord over your brothers,
and may your mother’s sons bow down to you.
Cursed be everyone who curses you,
and blessed be everyone who blesses you!”

Gen 27:40

(NIV)
You will live by the sword
and you will serve your brother.
But when you grow restless,
you will throw his yoke
from off your neck.’
(ESV)
By your sword you shall live,
and you shall serve your brother;
but when you grow restless
you shall break his yoke from your neck.”

Gen 29:15

(NIV)
Laban said to him, ‘Just because you are a relative of mine, should you work for me for nothing? Tell me what your wages should be.’

(ESV)
Then Laban said to Jacob, “Because you are my kinsman, should you therefore serve me for nothing? Tell me, what shall your wages be?”

Gen 29:18

(NIV)
Jacob was in love with Rachel and said, ‘I’ll work for you seven years in return for your younger daughter Rachel.’

(ESV)
Jacob loved Rachel. And he said “I will serve you seven years for your younger daughter Rachel.”

Gen 29:20

(NIV)
So Jacob served seven years to get Rachel, but they seemed like only a few days to him because of his love for her.

(ESV)
So Jacob served seven years for Rachel, and they seemed to him but a few days because of the love he had for her.

Gen 29:25

(NIV)
When morning came, there was Leah! So Jacob said to Laban, ‘What is this you have done to me? I served you for Rachel, didn’t I? Why have you deceived me?’

(ESV)
And in the morning, behold, it was Leah! And Jacob said to Laban, “What is this you have done to me? Did I not serve with you for Rachel? Why then have you deceived me?”

Gen 29:27

(NIV)
Finish this daughter’s bridal week; then we will give you the younger one also, in return for another seven years of work.’

(ESV)
Complete the week of this one, and we will give you the other also in return for serving me another seven years.”

Gen 29:30

(NIV)
Jacob made love to Rachel also, and his love for Rachel was greater than his love for Leah. And he worked for Laban another seven years.

(ESV)
So Jacob went in to Rachel also, and he loved Rachel more than Leah, and served Laban for another seven years.

Gen 30:26

(NIV)
Give me my wives and children, for whom I have served you, and I will be on my way. You know how much work I’ve done for you.’

(ESV)
Give me my wives and my children for whom I have served you, that I may go, for you know the service that I have given you.”

Gen 30:29

(NIV)
Jacob said to him, ‘You know how I have worked for you and how your livestock has fared under my care.
(ESV)
Jacob said to him, “You yourself know how I have served you, and how your livestock has fared with me.

Gen 31:6

(NIV)
You know that I’ve worked for your father with all my strength,
(ESV)
You know that I have served your father with all my strength,

Gen 31:41

(NIV)
It was like this for the twenty years I was in your household. I worked for you fourteen years for your two daughters and six years for your flocks, and you changed my wages ten times.
(ESV)
These twenty years I have been in your house. I served you fourteen years for your two daughters, and six years for your flock, and you have changed my wages ten times.

Gen 33:14

(NIV)
So let my lord go on ahead of his servant, while I move along slowly at the pace of the flocks and herds before me and the pace of the children, until I come to my lord in Seir.’

(ESV)
Let my lord pass on ahead of his servant, and I will lead on slowly, at the pace of the livestock that are ahead of me and at the pace of the children, until I come to my lord in Seir.”

Gen 39:11

(NIV)
One day he went into the house to attend to his duties, and none of the household servants was inside.
(ESV)
But one day, when he went into the house to do his work and none of the men of the house was there in the house,

Gen 40:17

(NIV)
In the top basket were all kinds of baked goods for Pharaoh, but the birds were eating them out of the basket on my head.’

(ESV)
and in the uppermost basket there were all sorts of baked food for Pharaoh, but the birds were eating it out of the basket on my head.”

Gen 44:15

(NIV)
Joseph said to them, ‘What is this you have done? Don’t you know that a man like me can find things out by divination?’

(ESV)
Joseph said to them, “What deed is this that you have done? Do you not know that a man like me can indeed practice divination?”

Gen 46:33

(NIV)
When Pharaoh calls you in and asks, “What is your occupation?”
(ESV)
When Pharaoh calls you and says, ‘What is your occupation?’

Gen 47:3

(NIV)
Pharaoh asked the brothers, ‘What is your occupation?’

‘Your servants are shepherds,’ they replied to Pharaoh, ‘just as our fathers were.’
(ESV)
Pharaoh said to his brothersWhat is your occupation?” And they said to Pharaoh “Your servants are shepherds, as our fathers were.”

Gen 49:15

(NIV)
When he sees how good is his resting place
and how pleasant is his land,
he will bend his shoulder to the burden
and submit to forced labour.
(ESV)
He saw that a resting place was good,
and that the land was pleasant,
so he bowed his shoulder to bear,
and became a servant at forced labor.

Exod 1:13

(NIV)
and worked them ruthlessly.
(ESV)
So they ruthlessly made the people of Israel work as slaves

Exod 1:14

(NIV)
They made their lives bitter with harsh labour in brick and mortar and with all kinds of work in the fields; in all their harsh labour, the Egyptians worked them ruthlessly.

(ESV)
and made their lives bitter with hard service, in mortar and brick, and in all kinds of work in the field. In all their work they ruthlessly made them work as slaves.

Exod 2:23

(NIV)
During that long period, the king of Egypt died. The Israelites groaned in their slavery and cried out, and their cry for help because of their slavery went up to God.
(ESV)
During those many days the king of Egypt died, and the people of Israel groaned because of their slavery and cried out for help. Their cry for rescue from slavery came up to God.

Exod 3:12

(NIV)
And God said, ‘I will be with you. And this will be the sign to you that it is I who have sent you: when you have brought the people out of Egypt, you will worship God on this mountain.’

(ESV)
He said, “But I will be with you, and this shall be the sign for you, that I have sent you: when you have brought the people out of Egypt, you shall serve God on this mountain.”

Exod 3:20

(NIV)
So I will stretch out my hand and strike the Egyptians with all the wonders that I will perform among them. After that, he will let you go.

(ESV)
So I will stretch out my hand and strike Egypt with all the wonders that I will do in it; after that he will let you go.

Exod 4:23

(NIV)
and I told you, ‘Let my son go, so that he may worship me.’ But you refused to let him go; so I will kill your firstborn son.”’

(ESV)
and I say to you, “Let my son go that he may serve me.” If you refuse to let him go, behold, I will kill your firstborn son.’”

Exod 5:4

(NIV)
But the king of Egypt said, ‘Moses and Aaron, why are you taking the people away from their labour? Get back to your work!’
(ESV)
But the king of Egypt said to them, “Moses and Aaron, why do you take the people away from their work? Get back to your burdens.”

Exod 5:9

(NIV)
Make the work harder for the people so that they keep working and pay no attention to lies.’

(ESV)
Let heavier work be laid on the men that they may labor at it and pay no regard to lying words.”

Exod 5:11

(NIV)
Go and get your own straw wherever you can find it, but your work will not be reduced at all.”’
(ESV)
Go and get your straw yourselves wherever you can find it, but your work will not be reduced in the least.’”

Exod 5:13

(NIV)
The slave drivers kept pressing them, saying, ‘Complete the work required of you for each day, just as when you had straw.’
(ESV)
The taskmasters were urgent, saying, “Complete your work, your daily task each day, as when there was straw.”

Exod 5:18

(NIV)
Now get to work. You will not be given any straw, yet you must produce your full quota of bricks.’

(ESV)
Go now and work. No straw will be given you, but you must still deliver the same number of bricks.”

Exod 6:5

(NIV)
Moreover, I have heard the groaning of the Israelites, whom the Egyptians are enslaving, and I have remembered my covenant.

(ESV)
Moreover I have heard the groaning of the people of Israel whom the Egyptians hold as slaves, and I have remembered my covenant.

Exod 6:6

(NIV)
‘Therefore, say to the Israelites: “I am the Lord, and I will bring you out from under the yoke of the Egyptians. I will free you from being slaves to them, and I will redeem you with an outstretched arm and with mighty acts of judgment.
(ESV)
Say therefore to the people of Israel ‘I am the  Lord, and I will bring you out from under the burdens of the Egyptians, and I will deliver you from slavery to them, and I will redeem you with an outstretched arm and with great acts of judgment.

Exod 6:9

(NIV)
Moses reported this to the Israelites, but they did not listen to him because of their discouragement and harsh labour.

(ESV)
Moses spoke thus to the people of Israel, but they did not listen to Moses, because of their broken spirit and harsh slavery.

Exod 7:16

(NIV)
Then say to him, “The  Lord, the God of the Hebrews, has sent me to say to you: Let my people go, so that they may worship me in the wilderness. But until now you have not listened.
(ESV)
And you shall say to him, ‘The  Lord, the God of the Hebrews, sent me to you, saying, “Let my people go, that they may serve me in the wilderness.” But so far, you have not obeyed.

Exod 8:1

(NIV)
Then the  Lord said to Moses, ‘Go to Pharaoh and say to him, “This is what the  Lord says: let my people go, so that they may worship me.
(ESV)
Then the  Lord said to Moses, “Go in to Pharaoh and say to him, ‘Thus says the  Lord, “Let my people go, that they may serve me.

Exod 8:20

(NIV)
Then the  Lord said to Moses, ‘Get up early in the morning and confront Pharaoh as he goes to the river and say to him, “This is what the  Lord says: let my people go, so that they may worship me.
(ESV)
Then the  Lord said to Moses, “Rise up early in the morning and present yourself to Pharaoh, as he goes out to the water, and say to him, ‘Thus says the  Lord, “Let my people go, that they may serve me.

Exod 9:1

(NIV)
Then the  Lord said to Moses, ‘Go to Pharaoh and say to him, “This is what the  Lord, the God of the Hebrews, says: ‘Let my people go, so that they may worship me.’
(ESV)
Then the  Lord said to Moses, “Go in to Pharaoh and say to him, ‘Thus says the  Lord, the God of the Hebrews, “Let my people go, that they may serve me.

Exod 9:13

(NIV)
Then the  Lord said to Moses, ‘Get up early in the morning, confront Pharaoh and say to him, “This is what the  Lord, the God of the Hebrews, says: let my people go, so that they may worship me,
(ESV)
Then the  Lord said to Moses, “Rise up early in the morning and present yourself before Pharaoh and say to him, ‘Thus says the  Lord, the God of the Hebrews, “Let my people go, that they may serve me.

Exod 10:3

(NIV)
So Moses and Aaron went to Pharaoh and said to him, ‘This is what the  Lord, the God of the Hebrews, says: “How long will you refuse to humble yourself before me? Let my people go, so that they may worship me.
(ESV)
So Moses and Aaron went in to Pharaoh and said to him, “Thus says the  Lord, the God of the Hebrews, ‘How long will you refuse to humble yourself before me? Let my people go, that they may serve me.

Exod 10:7

(NIV)
Pharaoh’s officials said to him, ‘How long will this man be a snare to us? Let the people go, so that they may worship the  Lord their God. Do you not yet realise that Egypt is ruined?’

(ESV)
Then Pharaoh’s servants said to him, “How long shall this man be a snare to us? Let the men go, that they may serve the  Lord their God. Do you not yet understand that Egypt is ruined?”

Exod 10:8

(NIV)
Then Moses and Aaron were brought back to Pharaoh. ‘Go, worship the  Lord your God,’ he said. ‘But tell me who will be going.’

(ESV)
So Moses and Aaron were brought back to Pharaoh. And he said to them, “Go, serve the  Lord your God. But which ones are to go?”

Exod 10:11

(NIV)
No! Let only the men go and worship the  Lord, since that’s what you have been asking for.’ Then Moses and Aaron were driven out of Pharaoh’s presence.

(ESV)
No! Go, the men among you, and serve the  Lord, for that is what you are asking.” And they were driven out from Pharaoh’s presence.

Exod 10:24

(NIV)
Then Pharaoh summoned Moses and said, ‘Go, worship the  Lord. Even your women and children may go with you; only leave your flocks and herds behind.’

(ESV)
Then Pharaoh called Moses and said, “Go, serve the  Lord; your little ones also may go with you; only let your flocks and your herds remain behind.”

Exod 10:26

(NIV)
Our livestock too must go with us; not a hoof is to be left behind. We have to use some of them in worshipping the  Lord our God, and until we get there we will not know what we are to use to worship the  Lord.’

(ESV)
Our livestock also must go with us; not a hoof shall be left behind, for we must take of them to serve the  Lord our God, and we do not know with what we must serve the  Lord until we arrive there.”

Exod 12:16

(NIV)
On the first day hold a sacred assembly, and another one on the seventh day. Do no work at all on these days, except to prepare food for everyone to eat; that is all you may do.

(ESV)
On the first day you shall hold a holy assembly, and on the seventh day a holy assembly. No work shall be done on those days. But what everyone needs to eat, that alone may be prepared by you.

Exod 12:25

(NIV)
When you enter the land that the  Lord will give you as he promised, observe this ceremony.
(ESV)
And when you come to the land that the  Lord will give you, as he has promised, you shall keep this service.
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