Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

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

International Standard Version

Now as soon as they saw him approaching from a distance, before he arrived they plotted together 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 from a distance, even before he came close to them, they plotted 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.

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 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

American

Fausets

Hastings

Smith

Context Readings

Joseph Sold Into Slavery

17 And the man said, They are gone from here, for I heard them say, Let us go to Dothan. And Joseph went after his brothers, and found them in Dothan. 18 And when they saw him afar off, even before he came near them, they conspired against him to kill him. 19 And they said to one another, Behold, this dreamer comes.



Cross References

Psalm 37:12

The wicked plots against the just, and gnashes on him with his teeth.

Psalm 37:32

The wicked watches the righteous, and seeks to kill him.

Mark 14:1

And after two days it was the Passover and the Feast of Unleavened Bread. And the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might take Him by craft and kill Him.

Acts 23:12

And when it became day, some of the Jews banded together and bound themselves under a curse, saying that they would neither eat nor drink until they had killed Paul.

1 Samuel 19:1

And Saul said to his son Jonathan, and to all his servants, to kill David.

Psalm 31:13

For I have heard the slander of many; fear is on every side; because of their plottings together against me, they planned to take away my life.

John 11:53

Then from that day they took counsel together that they might kill Him.

Psalm 94:21

They gather themselves against the soul of the righteous, and condemn the innocent blood.

Psalm 105:25

He turned their heart to hate His people, to deal craftily with His servants.

Psalm 109:4

For my love they are my foes; but I am in prayer.

Matthew 21:38

But when the vinedressers saw the son, they said among themselves, This is the heir. Come, let us kill him, and get hold of his inheritance.

Matthew 27:1

And it becoming early morning, all the chief priests and elders of the people took counsel against Jesus to put Him to death.

Mark 12:7

But those vinedressers said among themselves, This is the heir! Come, let us kill him and the inheritance shall be ours.

Luke 20:14-15

But when the vinedressers saw him, they reasoned among themselves, saying, This is the heir! Come, let us kill him so that the inheritance may be ours.

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