Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

And Judah will say to his brethren, What the profit that we shall kill 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?

Amplified

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

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?

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

American

Easton

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Joseph Sold Into Slavery

25 And they will sit down to eat bread, and they will lift up their eyes, and will see, and behold travellers, Ishmaelites come from Gilead, and their camels bearing perfumes and balsam and myrrh, going to carry down to Egypt 26 And Judah will say to his brethren, What the profit that we shall kill our brother, and conceal his blood? 27 Come, and we will sell him to the Ishmaelites, and our hand shall not be upon him; for he our brother, our flesh: and his brethren will hear.



Cross References

Genesis 37:20

And now, come, and we will kill him, and throw him into one of the pits; and we will say, An evil beast devoured him: and we shall see what will be his dreams.

Genesis 4:10

And he will say, What didst thou? the voice of thy brother's bloods, crying out to me from the earth.

Genesis 25:32

And Esau will say, Behold, I am going to die, and what to me this birthright?

Deuteronomy 17:8

When a word shall be hard for thee for judging between blood to blood, between controversy to controversy, and between blow to blow, words of contention in thy gates; and thou didst arise and go up to the place which Jehovah thy God shall choose in it;

2 Samuel 1:16

And David will say to him, Thy bloods upon thy head, for thy mouth answered against thee, saying, I killed Jehovah's Messiah.

Job 16:18

O earth, thou wilt not cover my blood; and shall there not be place for my cry?

Psalm 30:9

What the profit in my blood in my going down to the pit? shall the dust praise thee? shall it announce thy truth?

Jeremiah 41:8

And ten men were found among them, and they will say to Ishmael, Thou shalt not slay us: for there is to us treasures in the field, wheat and barley and oil and honey. And he will desist and kill them not in the midst of their brethren.

Ezekiel 24:7

For her blood was in the midst of her; she set it upon a dry rock; she poured it not forth upon the earth to cover over it with dust;

Matthew 16:26

For what is a man profited, if he should gain the whole world, and injure his soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?

Romans 6:21

Therefore what fruit had ye then of what ye are now ashamed? for the end of these, death.

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