Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

And Judah said to his brothers, What do we gain 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?

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?

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 When they sat down to eat their food, they looked up and saw a caravan of Ishmaelites coming from Gilead. Their camels were carrying spices, balm, and myrrh down to Egypt. 26 Then Judah said to his brothers, "What profit is there if we kill our brother and cover up his blood? 27 Come, let's sell him to the Ishmaelites, but let's not lay a hand on him, for after all, he is our brother, our own flesh." His brothers agreed.



Cross References

Genesis 37:20

Come now, let's kill him, throw him into one of the cisterns, and then say that a wild animal ate him. Then we'll see how his dreams turn out!"

Genesis 4:10

But the Lord said, "What have you done? The voice of your brother's blood is crying out to me from the ground!

Genesis 25:32

"Look," said Esau, "I'm about to die! What use is the birthright to me?"

Deuteronomy 17:8

If a matter is too difficult for you to judge -- bloodshed, legal claim, or assault -- matters of controversy in your villages -- you must leave there and go up to the place the Lord your God chooses.

2 Samuel 1:16

David said to him, "Your blood be on your own head! Your own mouth has testified against you, saying 'I have put the Lord's anointed to death.'"

Job 16:18

"O earth, do not cover my blood, nor let there be a secret place for my cry.

Psalm 30:9

"What profit is there in taking my life, in my descending into the Pit? Can the dust of the grave praise you? Can it declare your loyalty?

Jeremiah 41:8

But there were ten men among them who said to Ishmael, "Do not kill us. For we will give you the stores of wheat, barley, olive oil, and honey we have hidden in a field. So he spared their lives and did not kill them along with the rest.

Ezekiel 24:7

For her blood was in it; she poured it on an exposed rock; she did not pour it on the ground to cover it up with dust.

Matthew 16:26

For what does it benefit a person if he gains the whole world but forfeits his life? Or what can a person give in exchange for his life?

Romans 6:21

So what benefit did you then reap from those things that you are now ashamed of? For the end of those things is death.

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