Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Then saw Jacob that there was corn in Egypt, - and Jacob said to his sons, Wherefore look ye one at another?

New American Standard Bible

Now Jacob saw that there was grain in Egypt, and Jacob said to his sons, "Why are you staring at one another?"

King James Version

Now when Jacob saw that there was corn in Egypt, Jacob said unto his sons, Why do ye look one upon another?

Holman Bible

When Jacob learned that there was grain in Egypt, he said to his sons, “Why do you keep looking at each other?

International Standard Version

Eventually, Jacob observed that there was grain in Egypt, so he asked his sons, "Why do you keep on staring at one another?

A Conservative Version

Now Jacob saw that there was grain in Egypt. And Jacob said to his sons, Why do ye look one upon another?

American Standard Version

Now Jacob saw that there was grain in Egypt, and Jacob said unto his sons, Why do ye look one upon another?

Amplified

Now when Jacob learned that there was grain in Egypt, he said to his sons, Why do you look at one another?

Bible in Basic English

Now Jacob, hearing that there was grain in Egypt, said to his sons, Why are you looking at one another?

Darby Translation

And Jacob saw that there was grain in Egypt, and Jacob said to his sons, Why do ye look one upon another?

Julia Smith Translation

And when Jacob shall see there is selling in Egypt, Jacob will say to his sons, For what will ye look?

King James 2000

Now when Jacob saw that there was grain in Egypt, Jacob said unto his sons, Why do you look one upon another?

Lexham Expanded Bible

When Jacob realized that there was grain in Egypt, Jacob said to his sons, "Why do you look at one another?"

Modern King James verseion

And when Jacob saw that there was grain in Egypt, Jacob said to his sons, Why do you look upon one another?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When Jacob saw that there was corn to be sold in Egypt, he said unto his sons, "Why are ye negligent?

NET Bible

When Jacob heard there was grain in Egypt, he said to his sons, "Why are you looking at each other?"

New Heart English Bible

Now Jacob saw that there was grain in Egypt, and Jacob said to his sons, "Why do you look at one another?"

Webster

Now when Jacob saw that there was corn in Egypt, Jacob said to his sons, Why do ye look one upon another?

World English Bible

Now Jacob saw that there was grain in Egypt, and Jacob said to his sons, "Why do you look at one another?"

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jacob seeth that there is corn in Egypt, and Jacob saith to his sons, 'Why do you look at each other?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יעקב 
Ya`aqob 
Usage: 349

saw
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

ישׁ 
Yesh 
is, be, have, there,
Usage: 135

שׁבר 
Sheber 
Usage: 9

in Egypt
מצרים 
Mitsrayim 
Usage: 681

יעקב 
Ya`aqob 
Usage: 349

Why do ye look
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

References

Easton

Context Readings

Joseph's Brothers Go To Egypt For Food

1 Then saw Jacob that there was corn in Egypt, - and Jacob said to his sons, Wherefore look ye one at another? 2 And he said, Lo I have heard that there is corn in Egypt, - Go down thither and buy corn for us from thence, that we may live and not die.


Cross References

Acts 7:12

But Jacob, hearing there was corn in Egypt, sent off our fathers, first;

Genesis 41:54

and the seven years of famine began to come in, according as Joseph had said, - and it came to pass that there was a famine in all the lands, but in all the land of Egypt, there was bread.

Genesis 41:57

All the earth also, came in to Egypt to buy corn, unto Joseph, - because the famine had laid fast hold on an the earth.

Genesis 42:2

And he said, Lo I have heard that there is corn in Egypt, - Go down thither and buy corn for us from thence, that we may live and not die.

Exodus 5:19

Then did the overseers of the sons of Israel see themselves to be in an evil case, when it was said, - Ye shall not diminish from your bricks - the task of a day, in its day

Exodus 20:18

And, all the people, were witnessing the voices and the torches, and the sound of the horn, and the mountain smoking, - so then the people were struck with awe and shrank back, and stood afar off.

Joshua 7:10

And Yahweh said unto Joshua - Get thee up! wherefore is it that thou art lying upon thy face?

1 Kings 19:3

And, when he saw that , he arose, and went for his life, and came to Beer-sheba, which belongeth to Judah, - and left his servant there.

2 Kings 8:3-4

And it came to pass, at the end of seven years, that the woman returned out of the land of the Philistines, - and she went forth to make outcry unto the king, concerning her house and concerning her field.

Ezra 10:4

Arise, for, upon thee, resteth the thing, but, we, are with thee, - be strong, and act.

Jeremiah 8:14

Why are, well sitting still? Gather yourselves together and let us enter the defenced cities And let us be silent there, - For, Yahweh our God, hath put us to silence And made us drink poisoned water, Because we have sinned against Yahweh.

Hosea 5:13

When Ephraim, saw, his injury, and Judah his wound, then went Ephraim unto Assyria, and Judah sent unto a hostile king, - yet, he, cannot heal you, nor will the wound, remove from you.

Galatians 2:7

But, on the contrary, - when they saw that I had been entrusted with the glad-message to the uncircumcision, even as, Peter, with that to the circumcision,

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