Parallel Verses

World English Bible

Judah said to his brothers, "What profit is it if we 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

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?

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.

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 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. 26 Judah said to his brothers, "What profit is it if we kill our brother and conceal his blood? 27 Come, and let's sell him to the Ishmaelites, and not let our hand be on him; for he is our brother, our flesh." His brothers listened to him.



Cross References

Genesis 37:20

Come now therefore, and let's kill him, and cast him into one of the pits, and we will say, 'An evil animal has devoured him.' We will see what will become of his dreams."

Genesis 4:10

Yahweh said, "What have you done? The voice of your brother's blood cries to me from the ground.

Genesis 25:32

Esau said, "Behold, I am about to die. What good is the birthright to me?"

Deuteronomy 17:8

If there arises a matter too hard for you in judgment, between blood and blood, between plea and plea, and between stroke and stroke, being matters of controversy within your gates; then you shall arise, and go up to the place which Yahweh your God shall choose;

2 Samuel 1:16

David said to him, "Your blood be on your head; for your mouth has testified against you, saying, 'I have slain Yahweh's anointed.'"

Job 16:18

"Earth, don't cover my blood. Let my cry have no place to rest.

Psalm 30:9

"What profit is there in my destruction, if 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 those who said to Ishmael, Don't kill us; for we have stores hidden in the field, of wheat, and of barley, and of oil, and of honey. So he stopped, and didn't kill them among their brothers.

Ezekiel 24:7

For her blood is in the midst of her; she set it on the bare rock; she didn't 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? Or what will a man give in exchange for his life?

Romans 6:21

What fruit then did you have at that time in the things of which you are now ashamed? For the end of those things is death.

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