Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Some time later, his brothers left to tend their father's flock in Shechem.

New American Standard Bible

Then his brothers went to pasture their father's flock in Shechem.

King James Version

And his brethren went to feed their father's flock in Shechem.

Holman Bible

His brothers had gone to pasture their father’s flocks at Shechem.

A Conservative Version

And his brothers went to feed their father's flock in Shechem.

American Standard Version

And his brethren went to feed their father's flock in Shechem.

Amplified

Joseph's brothers went to shepherd and feed their father's flock near Shechem.

Bible in Basic English

Now his brothers went to keep watch over their father's flock in Shechem.

Darby Translation

And his brethren went to feed their father's flock at Shechem.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And his brethren went to feed their father's sheep in Shechem.

Julia Smith Translation

And his brethren will go to feed their father's sheep in Shechem.

King James 2000

And his brothers went to feed their father's flock in Shechem.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now his brothers went to pasture the flock of their father in Shechem.

Modern King James verseion

And his brothers went to feed his father's flock in Shechem.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

His brethren went to keep their father's sheep in Shechem,

NET Bible

When his brothers had gone to graze their father's flocks near Shechem,

New Heart English Bible

His brothers went to feed their father's flock in Shechem.

The Emphasized Bible

Now his brethren went their way, - to feed their father's flock in Shechem.

Webster

And his brethren went to feed their father's flock in Shechem.

World English Bible

His brothers went to feed their father's flock in Shechem.

Youngs Literal Translation

And his brethren go to feed the flock of their father in Shechem,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

to feed
רעה 
Ra`ah 
Usage: 171

צאון צאןo 
Tso'n 
Usage: 274

References

American

Fausets

Morish

Context Readings

Joseph Sold Into Slavery By His Brothers

11 As a result, his brothers became more envious of him. But his father kept thinking about all of this. 12 Some time later, his brothers left to tend their father's flock in Shechem. 13 And Israel instructed Joseph, "Your brothers are tending the flock in Shechem. Come here, because I'm going to send you to them." "Here I am!" he responded.


Cross References

Genesis 33:18

After Jacob had arrived safely from Paddan-aram, he entered the city of Shechem, which was located in the territory of Canaan, and encamped facing that city.

Genesis 34:25-31

Three days later, while they were still in pain, Jacob's sons Simeon and Levi, two of Dinah's brothers, each grabbed a sword and entered the city unannounced, intending to kill all the males.

Genesis 37:1

Jacob continued to live in the land they were occupying, where his father had journeyed in the territory of Canaan.

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