Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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 threw him into the pit. Now the pit 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.

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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Morish

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Context Readings

Joseph Sold Into Slavery

23 It happened, when Joseph came to his brothers, that they stripped Joseph of his coat, the coat of many colors that was on him; 24 and they took him, and threw him into the pit. The pit was empty. There was no water in it. 25 They sat down to eat bread, and they lifted up their eyes and looked, and saw a caravan of Ishmaelites was coming from Gilead, with their camels bearing spices and balm and myrrh, going to carry it down to Egypt.



Cross References

Jeremiah 38:6

Then took they Jeremiah, and cast him into the dungeon of Malchijah the king's son, that was in the court of the guard: and they let down Jeremiah with cords. In the dungeon there was no water, but mire; and Jeremiah sank in the mire.

Psalm 35:7

For without cause they have hidden their net in a pit for me. Without cause they have dug a pit for my soul.

Psalm 40:2

He brought me up also out of a horrible pit, out of the miry clay. He set my feet on a rock, and gave me a firm place to stand.

Psalm 88:6

You have laid me in the lowest pit, in the darkest depths.

Psalm 88:8

You have taken my friends from me. You have made me an abomination to them. I am confined, and I can't escape.

Psalm 130:1-2

Out of the depths I have cried to you, Yahweh.

Lamentations 3:52-55

They have chased me relentlessly like a bird, those who are my enemies without cause.

Lamentations 4:20

The breath of our nostrils, the anointed of Yahweh, was taken in their pits; Of whom we said, Under his shadow we shall live among the nations.

Zechariah 9:11

As for you also, because of the blood of your covenant, I have set free your prisoners from the pit in which is no water.

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