Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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?

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?"

The Emphasized Bible

Then saw Jacob that there was corn in Egypt, - and Jacob said to his sons, Wherefore look ye one at 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 And when Jacob shall see there is selling in Egypt, Jacob will say to his sons, For what will ye look? 2 Behold I heard that there is selling in Egypt: go ye there, and buy grain for us from thence; and we shall live and shall not die.


Cross References

Acts 7:12

And Jacob having heard wheat being in Egypt, sent our fathers first.

Genesis 41:54

And the seven years of famine will begin to come, according to that Joseph said: and the famine will be in all the lands; and in all the land of Egypt was bread.

Genesis 41:57

And all the earth came to Egypt to Joseph to buy, for the famine was strong in all the earth.

Genesis 42:2

Behold I heard that there is selling in Egypt: go ye there, and buy grain for us from thence; and we shall live and shall not die.

Exodus 5:19

And the scribes of the sons of Israel will see themselves in evil, for saying, Ye shall not take away from the bricks the word of a day in its day.

Exodus 20:18

And all the people saw the voices and the flames, and the voice of the trumpet, and the mountain smoking: and the people feared, and they will shake, and they will stand from far off.

Joshua 7:10

And Jehovah will say to Joshua, Rise up; for thyself wherefore this didst thou fall upon thy face?

1 Kings 19:3

And he will see and arise, and go for his soul, and he will come to the Well of the Oath which was to Judah, and he will leave his boy there.

2 Kings 8:3-4

And it will be from the end of seven years, and the woman will turn back from the land of the rovers, and come to cry to the king for her house and for her field.

Ezra 10:4

Arise; for to thee the word, and we with thee: be strong and do.

Jeremiah 8:14

For what are we sitting? gather ye together and we will go into the fortified cities, and we shall be silent there: for Jehovah our God caused us to cease, and he will give us to drink the water of poison, for we sinned against Jehovah.

Hosea 5:13

And Ephraim will see his disease and Judah his wound, and Ephraim will go to Assur, and he will send to king Jareb: and he will not be able to heal for you, and he will not remove from you the wound.

Galatians 2:7

But on the contrary, having seen that I have been entrusted with the good news of uncircumcision, as Peter of circumcision;

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