Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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,

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

American

Easton

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Joseph Sold Into Slavery

28 And when the Midianite merchantmen passed by, they took and lifted up Joseph out of the cistern and sold Joseph to the Ishmeelites for twenty pieces of silver. And they brought Joseph into Egypt. 29 And Reuben returned unto the cistern; and, behold, Joseph was not inside, and he rent his clothes. 30 And he returned unto his brethren and said, The young man is not; and I, where shall I go?



Cross References

Genesis 37:34

Then Jacob rent his clothes and put sackcloth upon his loins and mourned for his son many days.

Job 1:20

Then Job arose and rent his mantle and shaved his head and fell down upon the ground and worshipped

Genesis 44:13

Then they rent their clothes, and each one laded his ass, and they returned to the city.

Numbers 14:6

And Joshua, the son of Nun, and Caleb, the son of Jephunneh, who were of those that had spied out the land, rent their clothes;

Genesis 34:13

And the sons of Jacob answered Shechem and Hamor his father deceitfully and talked because he had defiled Dinah their sister:

Judges 11:35

And it came to pass, when he saw her, that he rent his clothes and said, Alas, my daughter! thou hast brought me very low, and thou art one of those that trouble me, for I have opened my mouth unto the LORD, and I cannot go back.

2 Kings 19:1

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

Joel 2:13

and rend your heart, and not your garments, and turn unto the LORD your God for he is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and great in mercy, and he does repent of chastisement.

Acts 14:14

Which when the apostles, Barnabas and Paul, heard of it, they rent their clothes and ran in among the people, crying out

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