Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

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

Now Reuben [unaware of what had happened] returned to the pit, and [to his great alarm found that] Joseph was not in the pit; so he tore his clothes [in deep sorrow].

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 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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Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Joseph Sold Into Slavery

28 And men, Midianites traders, came by. And they drew up Joseph and took him out of the pit, and sold Joseph to the Ishmaelites for twenty pieces of silver. And they brought Joseph into Egypt. 29 And Reuben returned to the pit. And behold! Joseph was not in the pit! And he tore his clothes. 30 And he returned to his brothers and said, The child, he is not. And I, where shall I go?



Cross References

Genesis 37:34

And Jacob tore his clothes, and put sackcloth upon his loins, and mourned for his son many days.

Job 1:20

And Job arose, and tore his robe, and shaved his head, and fell down upon the ground and worshiped.

Genesis 44:13

Then they tore their clothes, and each one loaded his ass and returned to the city.

Numbers 14:6

And Joshua the son of Nun, and Caleb the son of Jephunneh, of those that searched the land, tore their clothes.

Genesis 34:13

And the sons of Jacob answered Shechem and Hamor his father, speaking with deceit because he had defiled Dinah their sister.

Judges 11:35

And it happened when he saw her, he tore his clothes and said, Alas, my daughter! You have brought me very low, and you are one of those who trouble me. For I have opened my mouth to Jehovah, and I cannot go back.

2 Kings 19:1

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

Joel 2:13

Yes, tear your heart and not your robes, and turn to Jehovah your God: for He is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and He pities because of the evil.

Acts 14:14

But hearing this, the apostles Barnabas and Paul tore their clothes and ran in among the people, crying out

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