Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

and they took him and threw him into the pit. Now the pit was empty, without any water in it.

King James Version

And they took him, and cast him into a pit: and the pit was empty, there was no water in it.

Holman Bible

Then they took him and threw him into the pit. The pit was empty; there was no water in it.

International Standard Version

They grabbed him and tossed him into the cistern, but the cistern was empty. (There was no water in it.)

A Conservative Version

and they took him, and cast him into the pit. And the pit was empty; there was no water in it.

American Standard Version

and they took him, and cast him into the pit: and the pit was empty, there was no water in it.

Amplified

Then they took him and cast him into the [well-like] pit which was empty; there was no water in it.

Bible in Basic English

And they took him and put him in the hole: now the hole had no water in it.

Darby Translation

and they took him and cast him into the pit; now the pit was empty there was no water in it.

Julia Smith Translation

And they will take him and will throw him into the pit; and the pit empty; water not in it

King James 2000

And they took him, and cast him into a pit: and the pit was empty, there was no water in it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And they took him and threw him into the pit (the pit [was] empty; there was no water in it).

Modern King James verseion

And they took him and threw him into a pit. And the pit was empty, with no water in it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and they took him and cast him into a pit. But the pit was empty and had no water therein.

NET Bible

Then they took him and threw him into the cistern. (Now the cistern was empty; there was no water in it.)

New Heart English Bible

and they took him, and threw him into the pit. The pit was empty. There was no water in it.

The Emphasized Bible

and took him, and cast him into the pit, but the pit, was empty, there was in it no water.

Webster

And they took him, and cast him into a pit: and the pit was empty; there was no water in it.

World English Bible

and they took him, and threw him into the pit. The pit was empty. There was no water in it.

Youngs Literal Translation

and take him and cast him into the pit, and the pit is empty, there is no water in it.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

him, and cast
שׁלך 
Shalak 
Usage: 125

בּור 
Bowr 
Usage: 69

and the pit
בּור 
Bowr 
Usage: 69

רק ריק 
Reyq 
Usage: 14

References

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Smith

Context Readings

Joseph Sold Into Slavery

23 So it came about, when Joseph reached his brothers, that they stripped Joseph of his tunic, the varicolored tunic that was on him; 24 and they took him and threw him into the pit. Now the pit was empty, without any water in it. 25 Then they sat down to eat a meal. And as they raised their eyes and looked, behold, a caravan of Ishmaelites was coming from Gilead, with their camels bearing aromatic gum and balm and myrrh, on their way to bring them down to Egypt.



Cross References

Jeremiah 38:6

Then they took Jeremiah and cast him into the cistern of Malchijah the king’s son, which was in the court of the guardhouse; and they let Jeremiah down with ropes. Now in the cistern there was no water but only mud, and Jeremiah sank into the mud.

Psalm 35:7

For without cause they hid their net for me;
Without cause they dug a pit for my soul.

Psalm 40:2

He brought me up out of the pit of destruction, out of the miry clay,
And He set my feet upon a rock making my footsteps firm.

Psalm 88:6

You have put me in the lowest pit,
In dark places, in the depths.

Psalm 88:8

You have removed my acquaintances far from me;
You have made me an object of loathing to them;
I am shut up and cannot go out.

Psalm 130:1-2

A Song of Ascents.
Out of the depths I have cried to You, O Lord.

Lamentations 3:52-55

My enemies without cause
Hunted me down like a bird;

Lamentations 4:20

The breath of our nostrils, the Lord’s anointed,
Was captured in their pits,
Of whom we had said, “Under his shadow
We shall live among the nations.”

Zechariah 9:11

As for you also, because of the blood of My covenant with you,
I have set your prisoners free from the waterless pit.

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