Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then they said to him, “No, my lord, but your servants have come to buy food.

King James Version

And they said unto him, Nay, my lord, but to buy food are thy servants come.

Holman Bible

“No, my lord. Your servants have come to buy food,” they said.

International Standard Version

"No, your majesty," they replied. "Your servants have come here to buy food.

A Conservative Version

And they said to him, No, my lord, but thy servants have come to buy food.

American Standard Version

And they said unto him, Nay, my lord, but to buy food are thy servants come.

Amplified

But they said to him, “No, my lord, for your servants have [only] come to buy food.

Bible in Basic English

And they said to him, Not so, my lord: your servants have come with money to get food.

Darby Translation

And they said to him, No, my lord; but to buy food are thy servants come.

Julia Smith Translation

And they will say to him, Nay my lord, and thy servants came to buy food.

King James 2000

And they said unto him, Nay, my lord, but to buy food are your servants come.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And they said to him, "No, my lord, but your servants have come to buy food.

Modern King James verseion

And they said to him, No, my lord, but your servants have come to buy food.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And they said unto him, "Nay, my lord: but to buy victuals thy servants are come.

NET Bible

But they exclaimed, "No, my lord! Your servants have come to buy grain for food!

New Heart English Bible

They said to him, "No, my lord, but your servants have come to buy food.

The Emphasized Bible

And they said unto him, Nay, my lord, - but, thy servants, are come to buy food.

Webster

And they said to him, No, my lord, but to buy food have thy servants come.

World English Bible

They said to him, "No, my lord, but your servants have come to buy food.

Youngs Literal Translation

And they say unto him, 'No, my lord, but thy servants have come to buy food;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
unto him, Nay, my lord
אדן אדון 
'adown 
Usage: 335

but to buy
שׁבר 
Shabar 
Usage: 21

אכל 
'okel 
Usage: 44

עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

Context Readings

Joseph Sends Nine Of His Brothers Back To Canaan

9 Joseph remembered the dreams which he had about them, and said to them, “You are spies; you have come to look at the undefended parts of our land.” 10 Then they said to him, “No, my lord, but your servants have come to buy food. 11 We are all sons of one man; we are honest men, your servants are not spies.”



Cross References

Genesis 37:8

Then his brothers said to him, “Are you actually going to reign over us? Or are you really going to rule over us?” So they hated him even more for his dreams and for his words.

Genesis 27:29

May peoples serve you,
And nations bow down to you;
Be master of your brothers,
And may your mother’s sons bow down to you.
Cursed be those who curse you,
And blessed be those who bless you.”

Genesis 27:37

But Isaac replied to Esau, “Behold, I have made him your master, and all his relatives I have given to him as servants; and with grain and new wine I have sustained him. Now as for you then, what can I do, my son?”

Genesis 44:9

With whomever of your servants it is found, let him die, and we also will be my lord’s slaves.”

1 Samuel 26:17

Then Saul recognized David’s voice and said, “Is this your voice, my son David?” And David said, “It is my voice, my lord the king.”

1 Kings 18:7

Now as Obadiah was on the way, behold, Elijah met him, and he recognized him and fell on his face and said, “Is this you, Elijah my master?”

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