Parallel Verses

King James 2000

And Judah said unto his brothers, What profit is it 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?

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?

Julia Smith Translation

And Judah will say to his brethren, What the profit that we shall kill 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 sat down to eat bread: and they lifted up their eyes and looked, and, behold, a company of Ishmaelites came from Gilead with their camels bearing spices and balm and myrrh, going to carry it down to Egypt. 26 And Judah said unto his brothers, What profit is it if we slay our brother, and conceal his blood? 27 Come, and let us sell him to the Ishmaelites, and let not our hand be upon him; for he is our brother and our flesh. And his brothers were content.



Cross References

Genesis 37:20

Come now therefore, and let us slay him, and cast him into some pit, and we will say, Some evil beast has devoured him: and we shall see what will become of his dreams.

Genesis 4:10

And he said, What have you done? the voice of your brother's blood cries unto me from the ground.

Genesis 25:32

And Esau said, Behold, I am at the point of death: and what profit shall this birthright be to me?

Deuteronomy 17:8

If there arise a matter too hard for you in judgment, between bloodsheds, between legal rights, and between assaults, being matters of controversy within your gates: then shall you arise, and get you up into the place which the LORD your God shall choose;

2 Samuel 1:16

And David said unto him, Your blood be upon your head; for your mouth has testified against you, saying, I have slain the LORD's anointed.

Job 16:18

O earth, cover not my blood, and let my cry have no place.

Psalm 30:9

What profit is there in my blood, when I go down to the pit? Shall the dust praise you? shall it declare your truth?

Jeremiah 41:8

But ten men were found among them that said unto Ishmael, Slay us not: for we have treasures in the field, of wheat, and of barley, and of oil, and of honey. So he refrained, and killed them not with their brethren.

Ezekiel 24:7

For her blood is in the midst of her; she set it upon the top of a rock; she poured it not upon the ground, to cover it with dust;

Matthew 16:26

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

Romans 6:21

What fruit had you then in those things of which you are now ashamed? for the end of those things is death.

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