Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And he asked Pharaoh's chamberlains that were with him in custody in his lord's house, saying, Why are your faces so sad to-day?

New American Standard Bible

He asked Pharaoh's officials who were with him in confinement in his master's house, "Why are your faces so sad today?"

King James Version

And he asked Pharaoh's officers that were with him in the ward of his lord's house, saying, Wherefore look ye so sadly to day?

Holman Bible

So he asked Pharaoh’s officers who were in custody with him in his master’s house, “Why do you look so sad today?”

International Standard Version

So he asked Pharaoh's officers, who were with him in prison in his master's house, "Why are you so sad today?"

A Conservative Version

And he asked Pharaoh's officers who were with him in ward in his master's house, saying, Why do ye look so sad today?

American Standard Version

And he asked Pharaoh's officers that were with him in ward in his master's house, saying, Wherefore look ye so sad to-day?

Amplified

So he asked Pharaoh's officers who were in custody with him in his master's house, Why do you look so dejected and sad today?

Bible in Basic English

And he said to the servants of Pharaoh who were in prison with him, Why are you looking so sad?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he asked Pharaoh's officers that were with him in the prison of his lord's house, saying, Why look ye so sad today?

Julia Smith Translation

And he will ask Pharaoh's eunuchs which were with him in guard of the house of his lord, saying, Why are your faces evil this day?

King James 2000

And he asked Pharaoh's officers that were with him in custody in his lord's house, saying, Why do you look so sad today?

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he asked the court officials of Pharaoh that [were] with him in the custody of his master's house, "Why [are] your faces sad today?"

Modern King James verseion

And he asked Pharaoh's eunuchs who were with him under guard in his lord's house, saying, Why are your faces sad today?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he asked them, saying, "Wherefore look ye so sadly today?"

NET Bible

So he asked Pharaoh's officials, who were with him in custody in his master's house, "Why do you look so sad today?"

New Heart English Bible

He asked Pharaoh's officers who were with him in custody in his master's house, saying, "Why do you look so sad today?"

The Emphasized Bible

So he asked Pharaoh's courtiers who were with him in the ward of his lord's house, saying, Why are your faces troubled to-day!

Webster

And he asked Pharaoh's officers that were with him in the ward of his lord's house, saying, Why look ye so sad to-day?

World English Bible

He asked Pharaoh's officers who were with him in custody in his master's house, saying, "Why do you look so sad today?"

Youngs Literal Translation

and he asketh Pharaoh's eunuchs who are with him in charge in the house of his lord, saying, 'Wherefore are your faces sad to-day?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And he asked
שׁאל שׁאל 
Sha'al 
Usage: 172

פּרעה 
Par`oh 
Usage: 268

סרס סריס 
Cariyc 
Usage: 42

that were with him in the ward
משׁמר 
Mishmar 
Usage: 22

of his lord's
אדן אדון 
'adown 
Usage: 335

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

References

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Fausets

Hastings

Morish

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Context Readings

Joseph Interprets Dreams In Prison

6 And Joseph came in to them in the morning, and looked on them, and behold, they were sad. 7 And he asked Pharaoh's chamberlains that were with him in custody in his lord's house, saying, Why are your faces so sad to-day? 8 And they said to him, We have dreamt a dream, and there is no interpreter of it. And Joseph said to them, Do not interpretations belong to God? tell me your dreams, I pray you.


Cross References

Nehemiah 2:2

And the king said to me, Why is thy face sad, seeing thou art not sick? this is nothing else but sadness of heart. And I was very sore afraid.

Judges 18:24

And he said, "You take my gods which I made, and the priest, and go away, and what have I left? How then do you ask me, 'What ails you?'"

1 Samuel 1:8

And Elkanah her husband said to her, Hannah, why weepest thou? and why eatest thou not? and why is thy heart grieved? Am not I better to thee than ten sons?

2 Samuel 13:4

And he said to him, Why dost thou, the king's son, get thinner from morning to morning? Wilt thou not tell me? And Amnon said to him, I love Tamar, my brother Absalom's sister.

Luke 24:17

And he said to them, What discourses are these which pass between you as ye walk, and are downcast?

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