Parallel Verses

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 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 officials who were in confinement with him in his master’s house, “Why do you look so down-hearted 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?

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?

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?"

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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Context Readings

Joseph Interprets Dreams In Prison

6 When Joseph came to them in the morning, he saw that they were looking depressed. 7 So he asked Pharaoh's officials, who were with him in custody in his master's house, "Why do you look so sad today?" 8 They told him, "We both had dreams, but there is no one to interpret them." Joseph responded, "Don't interpretations belong to God? Tell them to me."


Cross References

Nehemiah 2:2

So the king said to me, "Why do you appear to be depressed when you aren't sick? What can this be other than sadness of heart?" This made me very fearful.

Judges 18:24

He said, "You stole my gods that I made, as well as this priest, and then went away. What do I have left? How can you have the audacity to say to me, 'What do you want?'"

1 Samuel 1:8

Finally her husband Elkanah said to her, "Hannah, why do you weep and not eat? Why are you so sad? Am I not better to you than ten sons?"

2 Samuel 13:4

He asked Amnon, "Why are you, the king's son, so depressed every morning? Can't you tell me?" So Amnon said to him, "I'm in love with Tamar the sister of my brother Absalom."

Luke 24:17

Then he said to them, "What are these matters you are discussing so intently as you walk along?" And they stood still, looking sad.

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