Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Now as soon as they saw him approaching from a distance, before he arrived they plotted together to kill him.

New American Standard Bible

When they saw him from a distance and before he came close to them, they plotted against him to put him to death.

King James Version

And when they saw him afar off, even before he came near unto them, they conspired against him to slay him.

Holman Bible

They saw him in the distance, and before he had reached them, they plotted to kill him.

A Conservative Version

And they saw him afar off. And before he came near to them, they conspired against him to kill him.

American Standard Version

And they saw him afar off, and before he came near unto them, they conspired against him to slay him.

Amplified

And when they saw him far off, even before he came near to them, they conspired to kill him.

Bible in Basic English

But they saw him when he was a long way off, and before he came near them they made a secret design against him to put him to death;

Darby Translation

And when they saw him from afar, and before he came near to them, they conspired against him to put him to death.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And when they saw him afar off, even before he came near unto them, they conspired against him to slay him.

Julia Smith Translation

And they will see him from far off and before he will draw near to them, and they will act deceitfully with him, to kill him.

King James 2000

And when they saw him afar off, even before he came near unto them, they conspired against him to slay him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And they saw him from a distance. And before he drew near to them, they conspired against him to kill him.

Modern King James verseion

And when they saw him afar off, even before he came near them, they conspired against him to kill him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And when they saw him afar off before he came at them, they took counsel against him, for to slay him,

NET Bible

Now Joseph's brothers saw him from a distance, and before he reached them, they plotted to kill him.

New Heart English Bible

They saw him afar off, and before he came near to them, they conspired against him to kill him.

The Emphasized Bible

And they saw him afar off, - and, ere yet he drew near unto them, they conspired against him, to put him to death.

Webster

And when they saw him afar off, even before he came near to them, they conspired against him to slay him.

World English Bible

They saw him afar off, and before he came near to them, they conspired against him to kill him.

Youngs Literal Translation

And they see him from afar, even before he draweth near unto them, and they conspire against him to put him to death.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רחק רחוק 
Rachowq 
Usage: 85

קרב 
Qarab 
Usage: 280

מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

References

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Fausets

Hastings

Smith

Context Readings

Joseph Sold Into Slavery

17 "They've already left," the man answered. "I heard them saying that they were headed to Dothan." So Joseph followed his brothers to Dothan and found them there. 18 Now as soon as they saw him approaching from a distance, before he arrived they plotted together to kill him. 19 "Look!" they said. "Here comes the Dream Master!



Cross References

Psalm 37:12

The wicked person plots against the righteous, and grinds his teeth at him.

Psalm 37:32

The wicked stalks the righteous person, seeking to kill him,

Mark 14:1

Now it was two days before the Passover and the Festival of Unleavened Bread. The high priests and the scribes were looking for a way to arrest Jesus secretly and to have him put to death,

Acts 23:12

In the morning, the Jewish leaders formed a conspiracy and took an oath not to eat or drink anything before they had killed Paul.

1 Samuel 19:1

Saul told his son Jonathan and all his officials to kill David, but Saul's son Jonathan was very fond of David.

Psalm 31:13

I have heard the slander of many; it is like terror all around me, as they conspire together and plot to take my life.

John 11:53

So from that day on they resolved to put him to death.

Psalm 94:21

They gather together against the righteous, condemning the innocent to death.

Psalm 105:25

He caused them to hate his people and to deceive his servants.

Psalm 109:4

Instead of receiving my love, they accuse me, though I continue in prayer.

Matthew 21:38

But when the tenant farmers saw his son, they told one another, "This is the heir. Come on, let's kill him and get his inheritance!'

Matthew 27:1

When morning came, all the high priests and elders of the people conspired against Jesus to put him to death.

Mark 12:7

But those farmers told one another, "This is the heir. Come on, let's kill him, and the inheritance will be ours!'

Luke 20:14-15

But when the farmers saw him, they talked it over among themselves and said, "This is the heir. Let's kill him so that the inheritance will be ours!'

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