Parallel Verses

Amplified

And Judah said to his brothers, What do we gain if we slay our brother and conceal his blood?

New American Standard Bible

Judah said to his brothers, "What profit is it for us to kill our brother and cover up his blood?

King James Version

And Judah said unto his brethren, What profit is it if we slay our brother, and conceal his blood?

Holman Bible

Then Judah said to his brothers, “What do we gain if we kill our brother and cover up his blood?

International Standard Version

Then Judah suggested to his brothers, "Where's the profit in just killing our brother and shedding his blood?

A Conservative Version

And Judah said to his brothers, What profit is it if we kill our brother and conceal his blood?

American Standard Version

And Judah said unto his brethren, What profit is it if we slay our brother and conceal his blood?

Bible in Basic English

And Judah said to his brothers, What profit is there in putting our brother to death and covering up his blood?

Darby Translation

And Judah said to his brethren, What profit is it that we kill our brother and secrete his blood?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then Judah said unto his brethren, What profit is it if we slay our brother and conceal his blood?

Julia Smith Translation

And Judah will say to his brethren, What the profit that we shall kill our brother, and conceal his blood?

King James 2000

And Judah said unto his brothers, What profit is it if we slay our brother, and conceal his blood?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Judah said to his brothers, "What profit [is there] if we kill our brother and conceal his blood?

Modern King James verseion

And Judah said to his brothers, What profit is it if we should kill our brother and hide his blood?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then said Judah to his brethren, "What availeth it that we slay our brother, and keep his blood secret?

NET Bible

Then Judah said to his brothers, "What profit is there if we kill our brother and cover up his blood?

New Heart English Bible

Judah said to his brothers, "What profit is it if we kill our brother and conceal his blood?

The Emphasized Bible

So Judah said unto his brethren, - What profit that we slay our brother, and conceal his blood?

Webster

And Judah said to his brethren, What profit is it if we slay our brother, and conceal his blood.

World English Bible

Judah said to his brothers, "What profit is it if we kill our brother and conceal his blood?

Youngs Literal Translation

And Judah saith unto his brethren, 'What gain when we slay our brother, and have concealed his blood?

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יהוּדה 
Y@huwdah 
Usage: 648

בּצע 
Betsa` 
Usage: 22

is it if we slay
הרג 
Harag 
Usage: 166

and conceal
כּסה 
Kacah 
Usage: 152

References

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Easton

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Joseph Sold Into Slavery

25 Then they sat down to eat their lunch. When they looked up, behold, they saw a caravan of Ishmaelites [mixed Arabians] coming from Gilead, with their camels bearing gum [of the styrax tree], balm (balsam), and myrrh or ladanum, going on their way to carry them down to Egypt. 26 And Judah said to his brothers, What do we gain if we slay our brother and conceal his blood? 27 Come, let us sell him to the Ishmaelites [and Midianites, these mixed Arabians who are approaching], and let not our hand be upon him, for he is our brother and our flesh. And his brothers consented.



Cross References

Genesis 37:20

So come on now, let us kill him and throw his body into some pit; then we will say [to our father], Some wild and ferocious animal has devoured him; and we shall see what will become of his dreams!

Genesis 4:10

And [the Lord] said, What have you done? The voice of your brother's blood is crying to Me from the ground.

Genesis 25:32

Esau said, See here, I am at the point of death; what good can this birthright do me?

Deuteronomy 17:8

If there arises a matter too hard for you in judgment -- "between one kind of bloodshed and another, between one legality and another, between one kind of assault and another, matters of controversy within your towns -- "then arise and go to the place which the Lord your God chooses.

2 Samuel 1:16

David said to [the fallen man], Your blood be upon your own head; for you have testified against yourself, saying, I have slain the Lord's anointed.

Job 16:18

O earth, cover not my blood, and let my cry have no resting-place [where it will cease being heard].

Psalm 30:9

What profit is there in my blood, when I go down to the pit (the grave)? Will the dust praise You? Will it declare Your truth and faithfulness to men?

Jeremiah 41:8

But ten men were among them who said to Ishmael, Do not kill us! For we have stores hidden in the field -- "of wheat and barley and oil and honey. So he refrained and did not slay them with their brethren.

Ezekiel 24:7

For the blood she has shed remains in the midst of her; she put it upon the bare rock; she did not pour it on the ground to cover it with dust.

Matthew 16:26

For what will it profit a man if he gains the whole world and forfeits his life [his blessed life in the kingdom of God]? Or what would a man give as an exchange for his [blessed] life [in the kingdom of God]?

Romans 6:21

But then what benefit (return) did you get from the things of which you are now ashamed? [None] for the end of those things is death.

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