Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Now Reuben returned to the pit, and behold, Joseph was not in the pit; so he tore his garments.

King James Version

And Reuben returned unto the pit; and, behold, Joseph was not in the pit; and he rent his clothes.

Holman Bible

When Reuben returned to the pit and saw that Joseph was not there, he tore his clothes.

International Standard Version

Later, when Reuben returned to the cistern, Joseph wasn't there! In mounting panic, he tore his clothes,

A Conservative Version

And Reuben returned to the pit, and, behold, Joseph was not in the pit. And he rent his clothes,

American Standard Version

And Reuben returned unto the pit; and, behold, Joseph was not in the pit; and he rent his clothes.

Amplified

Then Reuben [who had not been there when the brothers plotted to sell the lad] returned to the pit; and behold, Joseph was not in the pit, and he rent his clothes.

Bible in Basic English

Now when Reuben came back to the hole, Joseph was not there; and giving signs of grief,

Darby Translation

And Reuben returned to the pit, and behold, Joseph was not in the pit; and he rent his garments,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Reuben returned unto the cistern; and, behold, Joseph was not inside, and he rent his clothes.

Julia Smith Translation

And Reuben turned back to the pit; and behold, Joseph not in the pit: and he rent his garments.

King James 2000

And Reuben returned unto the pit; and, behold, Joseph was not in the pit; and he tore his clothes.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Reuben returned to the pit and, behold, Joseph was not in the pit. And he tore his clothes.

Modern King James verseion

And Reuben returned to the pit. And behold! Joseph was not in the pit! And he tore his clothes.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And when Reuben came again unto the pit and found not Joseph there, he rent his clothes,

NET Bible

Later Reuben returned to the cistern to find that Joseph was not in it! He tore his clothes,

New Heart English Bible

Reuben returned to the pit; and saw that Joseph wasn't in the pit; and he tore his clothes.

The Emphasized Bible

And Reuben returned unto the pit, and lo Joseph was not in the pit, so he rent his clothes;

Webster

And Reuben returned to the pit; and behold, Joseph was not in the pit: and he rent his clothes.

World English Bible

Reuben returned to the pit; and saw that Joseph wasn't in the pit; and he tore his clothes.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Reuben returneth unto the pit, and lo, Joseph is not in the pit, and he rendeth his garments,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ראוּבן 
R@'uwben 
Usage: 72

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

unto the pit
בּור 
Bowr 
Usage: 69

and, behold, Joseph
יוסף 
Yowceph 
Usage: 213

was not in the pit
בּור 
Bowr 
Usage: 69

and he rent
קרע 
Qara` 
Usage: 63

References

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Easton

Hastings

Context Readings

Joseph Sold Into Slavery

28 Then some Midianite traders passed by, so they pulled him up and lifted Joseph out of the pit, and sold him to the Ishmaelites for twenty shekels of silver Thus they brought Joseph into Egypt. 29 Now Reuben returned to the pit, and behold, Joseph was not in the pit; so he tore his garments. 30 He returned to his brothers and said, "The boy is not there; as for me, where am I to go?"



Cross References

Genesis 37:34

So Jacob tore his clothes, and put sackcloth on his loins and mourned for his son many days.

Job 1:20

Then Job arose and tore his robe and shaved his head, and he fell to the ground and worshiped.

Genesis 44:13

Then they tore their clothes, and when each man loaded his donkey, they returned to the city.

Numbers 14:6

Joshua the son of Nun and Caleb the son of Jephunneh, of those who had spied out the land, tore their clothes;

Genesis 34:13

But Jacob's sons answered Shechem and his father Hamor with deceit, because he had defiled Dinah their sister.

Judges 11:35

When he saw her, he tore his clothes and said, "Alas, my daughter! You have brought me very low, and you are among those who trouble me; for I have given my word to the LORD, and I cannot take it back."

2 Kings 19:1

And when King Hezekiah heard it, he tore his clothes, covered himself with sackcloth and entered the house of the LORD.

Joel 2:13

And rend your heart and not your garments " Now return to the LORD your God, For He is gracious and compassionate, Slow to anger, abounding in lovingkindness And relenting of evil.

Acts 14:14

But when the apostles Barnabas and Paul heard of it, they tore their robes and rushed out into the crowd, crying out

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