Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

When his brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers, they hated him and could not bring themselves to speak peaceably to him.

New American Standard Bible

His brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers; and so they hated him and could not speak to him on friendly terms.

King James Version

And when his brethren saw that their father loved him more than all his brethren, they hated him, and could not speak peaceably unto him.

International Standard Version

When Joseph's brothers realized that their father loved him more than all of his brothers, they hated him so much that they were unable to speak politely to him.

A Conservative Version

And his brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers. And they hated him, and could not speak peaceably to him.

American Standard Version

And his brethren saw that their father loved him more than all his brethren; and they hated him, and could not speak peaceably unto him.

Amplified

But when his brothers saw that their father loved [Joseph] more than all of his brothers, they hated him and could not say, Peace [in friendly greeting] to him or speak peaceably to him.

Bible in Basic English

And because his brothers saw that Joseph was dearer to his father than all the others, they were full of hate for him, and would not say a kind word to him.

Darby Translation

And his brethren saw that their father loved him more than all his brethren, and they hated him, and could not greet him with friendliness.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And when his brethren saw that their father loved him more than all his brethren, they hated him and could not speak peaceably unto him.

Julia Smith Translation

And his brethren will see that their father loved him above all his brethren, and they will hate him, and will not be able to speak to him for peace.

King James 2000

And when his brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers, they hated him, and could not speak peaceably unto him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

When his brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers, they hated him and were not able to speak peaceably to him.

Modern King James verseion

And when his brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers, they hated him, and could not speak peaceably to him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When his brethren saw that their father loved him more than all his brethren, they hated him and could not speak one kind word unto him.

NET Bible

When Joseph's brothers saw that their father loved him more than any of them, they hated Joseph and were not able to speak to him kindly.

New Heart English Bible

His brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers, and they hated him, and couldn't speak peaceably to him.

The Emphasized Bible

So his brethren saw that their father loved him, more than any of his brethren, and they hated him, and could not bid him prosper,

Webster

And when his brethren saw that their father loved him more than all his brethren, they hated him, and could not speak peaceably to him.

World English Bible

His brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers, and they hated him, and couldn't speak peaceably to him.

Youngs Literal Translation

and his brethren see that their father hath loved him more than any of his brethren, and they hate him, and have not been able to speak to him peaceably.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
saw
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

אהב אהב 
'ahab 
Usage: 212

שׂנא 
Sane' 
Usage: 145

him, and could
יכול יכל 
Yakol 
Usage: 194

not speak
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

שׁלם שׁלום 
Shalowm 
Usage: 236

References

Easton

Context Readings

Joseph's Dreams

3 Now Israel loved Joseph more than his other sons because Joseph was a son born to him in his old age, and he made a robe of many colors for him. 4 When his brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers, they hated him and could not bring themselves to speak peaceably to him. 5 Then Joseph had a dream. When he told it to his brothers, they hated him even more.


Cross References

Genesis 27:41

Esau held a grudge against Jacob because of the blessing his father had given him. And Esau determined in his heart: “The days of mourning for my father are approaching; then I will kill my brother Jacob.”

Genesis 49:23

The archers attacked him,
shot at him, and were hostile toward him.

1 Samuel 17:28

David’s oldest brother Eliab listened as he spoke to the men, and became angry with him. “Why did you come down here?” he asked. “Who did you leave those few sheep with in the wilderness? I know your arrogance and your evil heart—you came down to see the battle!”

Genesis 4:5

but He did not have regard for Cain and his offering. Cain was furious, and he looked despondent.

Genesis 37:5

Then Joseph had a dream. When he told it to his brothers, they hated him even more.

Genesis 37:11

His brothers were jealous of him, but his father kept the matter in mind.

Genesis 37:18-24

They saw him in the distance, and before he had reached them, they plotted to kill him.

1 Samuel 16:12-13

So Jesse sent for him. He had beautiful eyes and a healthy, handsome appearance.Then the Lord said, “Anoint him, for he is the one.”

Psalm 38:19

But my enemies are vigorous and powerful;
many hate me for no reason.

Psalm 69:4

Those who hate me without cause
are more numerous than the hairs of my head;
my deceitful enemies, who would destroy me,
are powerful.
Though I did not steal, I must repay.

John 7:3-5

so His brothers said to Him, “Leave here and go to Judea so Your disciples can see Your works that You are doing.

John 15:18-19

“If the world hates you, understand that it hated Me before it hated you.

Titus 3:3

For we too were once foolish, disobedient, deceived, enslaved by various passions and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, detesting one another.

1 John 2:11

But the one who hates his brother is in the darkness, walks in the darkness, and doesn’t know where he’s going, because the darkness has blinded his eyes.

1 John 3:10

This is how God’s children—and the Devil’s children—are made evident.

The Command to Love

Whoever does not do what is right is not of God, especially the one who does not love his brother.

1 John 3:12

unlike Cain, who was of the evil one and murdered his brother. And why did he murder him? Because his works were evil, and his brother’s were righteous.

1 John 4:20

If anyone says, “I love God,” yet hates his brother, he is a liar. For the person who does not love his brother he has seen cannot love the God he has not seen.

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