Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"There is no one greater in this house than I, and he has withheld nothing from me except you, because you are his wife How then could I do this great evil and sin against God?"

King James Version

There is none greater in this house than I; neither hath he kept back any thing from me but thee, because thou art his wife: how then can I do this great wickedness, and sin against God?

Holman Bible

No one in this house is greater than I am. He has withheld nothing from me except you, because you are his wife. So how could I do such a great evil and sin against God?”

International Standard Version

No one has more authority in this house than I do. He has withheld nothing from me, except you, and that's because you're his wife. So how can I commit such a horrible evil? How can I sin against God?"

A Conservative Version

He is not greater in this house than I, nor has he kept back anything from me but thee, because thou are his wife. How then can I do this great wickedness, and sin against God?

American Standard Version

he is not greater in this house than I; neither hath he kept back anything from me but thee, because thou art his wife: how then can I do this great wickedness, and sin against God?

Amplified

He is not greater in this house than I am; nor has he kept anything from me except you, for you are his wife. How then can I do this great evil and sin against God?

Bible in Basic English

So that no one has more authority in this house than I have; he has kept nothing back from me but you, because you are his wife; how then may I do this great wrong, sinning against God?

Darby Translation

There is none greater in this house than I; neither has he withheld anything from me but thee, because thou art his wife; and how should I do this great wickedness, and sin against God?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

there is none greater in this house than I; neither has he kept back anything from me but thee because thou art his wife; how then can I do this great wickedness and sin against God?

Julia Smith Translation

Nothing is great in this house above me: and he kept not back anything from me except thee, because thou his wife: and how shall I do this great evil and sin before God?

King James 2000

There is none greater in this house than I; neither has he kept back anything from me but you, because you are his wife: how then can I do this great wickedness, and sin against God?

Lexham Expanded Bible

He has no greater [authority] in this house than me, and he has not withheld anything from me except you, since you [are] his wife. Now how could I do this great wickedness and sin against God?"

Modern King James verseion

There is none greater in this house than I. Neither has he kept back anything from me except you, because you are his wife. How then can I do this great wickedness, and sin against God?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He himself is not greater in the house than I, and hath kept nothing from me, but only thee because thou art his wife. How then can I do this great wickedness, for to sin against God?"

NET Bible

There is no one greater in this household than I am. He has withheld nothing from me except you because you are his wife. So how could I do such a great evil and sin against God?"

New Heart English Bible

He isn't greater in this house than I, neither has he kept back anything from me but you, because you are his wife. How then can I do this great wickedness, and sin against God?"

The Emphasized Bible

There is no one greater in this house than I, neither hath he withheld from me anything, save only thyself in that thou, art his wife, - how, then could I do this great wickedness, and sin against God?

Webster

There is none greater in his house than I; neither hath he kept back any thing from me but thee, because thou art his wife: how then can I do this great wickedness, and sin against God?

World English Bible

He isn't greater in this house than I, neither has he kept back anything from me but you, because you are his wife. How then can I do this great wickedness, and sin against God?"

Youngs Literal Translation

none is greater in this house than I, and he hath not withheld from me anything, except thee, because thou art his wife; and how shall I do this great evil? -- then have I sinned against God.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

in this house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053


Usage: 0

מאוּמה 
M@uwmah 
Usage: 32

thou
אתּנּה אתּנה אתּן אתּם אתּי את אתּ אתּהo 
'attah 
thou, you, ye
Usage: 1085

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

References

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Context Readings

Joseph In Potiphar's House

8 But he refused and said to his master's wife, "Behold, with me here, my master does not concern himself with anything in the house, and he has put all that he owns in my charge. 9 "There is no one greater in this house than I, and he has withheld nothing from me except you, because you are his wife How then could I do this great evil and sin against God?" 10 As she spoke to Joseph day after day, he did not listen to her to lie beside her or be with her.



Cross References

2 Samuel 12:13

Then David said to Nathan, "I have sinned against the LORD " And Nathan said to David, "The LORD also has taken away your sin; you shall not die.

Genesis 20:6

Then God said to him in the dream, "Yes, I know that in the integrity of your heart you have done this, and I also kept you from sinning against Me; therefore I did not let you touch her.

Genesis 42:18

Now Joseph said to them on the third day, "Do this and live, for I fear God:

Psalm 51:4

Against You, You only, I have sinned And done what is evil in Your sight, So that You are justified when You speak And blameless when You judge.

Genesis 20:3

But God came to Abimelech in a dream of the night, and said to him, "Behold, you are a dead man because of the woman whom you have taken, for she is married."

Genesis 24:2

Abraham said to his servant, the oldest of his household, who had charge of all that he owned, "Please place your hand under my thigh,

Genesis 41:40

"You shall be over my house, and according to your command all my people shall do homage; only in the throne I will be greater than you."

Leviticus 6:2

"When a person sins and acts unfaithfully against the LORD, and deceives his companion in regard to a deposit or a security entrusted to him, or through robbery, or if he has extorted from his companion,

Leviticus 20:10

'If there is a man who commits adultery with another man's wife, one who commits adultery with his friend's wife, the adulterer and the adulteress shall surely be put to death.

Numbers 32:23

"But if you will not do so, behold, you have sinned against the LORD, and be sure your sin will find you out.

2 Samuel 11:27

When the time of mourning was over, David sent and brought her to his house and she became his wife; then she bore him a son But the thing that David had done was evil in the sight of the LORD.

Nehemiah 5:15

But the former governors who were before me laid burdens on the people and took from them bread and wine besides forty shekels of silver; even their servants domineered the people. But I did not do so because of the fear of God.

Nehemiah 6:11

But I said, "Should a man like me flee? And could one such as I go into the temple to save his life? I will not go in."

Job 31:9-12

"If my heart has been enticed by a woman, Or I have lurked at my neighbor's doorway,

Job 31:23

"For calamity from God is a terror to me, And because of His majesty I can do nothing.

Proverbs 6:29

So is the one who goes in to his neighbor's wife; Whoever touches her will not go unpunished.

Proverbs 6:32

The one who commits adultery with a woman is lacking sense; He who would destroy himself does it.

Jeremiah 5:8-9

"They were well-fed lusty horses, Each one neighing after his neighbor's wife.

Jeremiah 28:16

"Therefore thus says the LORD, 'Behold, I am about to remove you from the face of the earth This year you are going to die, because you have counseled rebellion against the LORD.'"

Jeremiah 50:7

"All who came upon them have devoured them; And their adversaries have said, 'We are not guilty, Inasmuch as they have sinned against the LORD who is the habitation of righteousness, Even the LORD, the hope of their fathers.'

Luke 12:48

but the one who did not know it, and committed deeds worthy of a flogging, will receive but few From everyone who has been given much, much will be required; and to whom they entrusted much, of him they will ask all the more.

1 Corinthians 4:2

In this case, moreover, it is required of stewards that one be found trustworthy.

1 Corinthians 6:9-10

Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived; neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor homosexuals,

Galatians 5:19-21

Now the deeds of the flesh are evident, which are: immorality, impurity, sensuality,

Titus 2:10

not pilfering, but showing all good faith so that they will adorn the doctrine of God our Savior in every respect.

Hebrews 13:4

Marriage is to be held in honor among all, and the marriage bed is to be undefiled; for fornicators and adulterers God will judge.

1 John 3:9

No one who is born of God practices sin, because His seed abides in him; and he cannot sin, because he is born of God.

Revelation 21:8

"But for the cowardly and unbelieving and abominable and murderers and immoral persons and sorcerers and idolaters and all liars, their part will be in the lake that burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death."

Revelation 22:15

Outside are the dogs and the sorcerers and the immoral persons and the murderers and the idolaters, and everyone who loves and practices lying.

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