Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

by this you will be tested: by the life of Pharaoh, you shall not go from this place unless your youngest brother comes here!

King James Version

Hereby ye shall be proved: By the life of Pharaoh ye shall not go forth hence, except your youngest brother come hither.

Holman Bible

This is how you will be tested: As surely as Pharaoh lives, you will not leave this place unless your youngest brother comes here.

International Standard Version

So here's how we'll test you. You can bet the life of Pharaoh that you're not leaving here until your youngest brother comes here!

A Conservative Version

By this ye shall be proved: By the life of Pharaoh ye shall not go forth from here unless your youngest brother comes here.

American Standard Version

hereby ye shall be proved: by the life of Pharaoh ye shall not go forth hence, except your youngest brother come hither.

Amplified

You shall be proved by this test: by the life of Pharaoh, you shall not go away from here unless your youngest brother comes here.

Bible in Basic English

But in this way will you be put to the test: by the life of Pharaoh, you will not go away from this place till your youngest brother comes here.

Darby Translation

By this ye shall be put to the proof: as Pharaoh lives, ye shall not go forth hence, unless your youngest brother come hither!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Hereby ye shall be proved: By the life of Pharaoh ye shall not go forth from here unless your youngest brother comes here.

Julia Smith Translation

In this ye shall be proved; Pharaoh living, if ye shall go forth from here except in the coming of your brother, the little one hither.

King James 2000

Hereby you shall be proved: By the life of Pharaoh you shall not go forth from here, except your youngest brother come here.

Lexham Expanded Bible

By this you shall be tested. By the life of Pharaoh you will not go out from here unless your youngest brother comes here.

Modern King James verseion

By this you shall be proved; as Pharaoh lives you shall not go forth from here unless your youngest brother comes here.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Hereby ye shall be proved. For by the life of Pharaoh, ye shall not go hence, until your youngest brother be come hither.

NET Bible

You will be tested in this way: As surely as Pharaoh lives, you will not depart from this place unless your youngest brother comes here.

New Heart English Bible

By this you shall be tested. By the life of Pharaoh, you shall not go forth from here, unless your youngest brother comes here.

The Emphasized Bible

Hereby, shall ye be proved, - By the life of Pharaoh, ye shall not go forth from hence, save only by the coming in of your youngest brother hither.

Webster

By this ye shall be proved: By the life of Pharaoh ye shall not go forth hence, except your youngest brother shall come hither.

World English Bible

By this you shall be tested. By the life of Pharaoh, you shall not go forth from here, unless your youngest brother comes here.

Youngs Literal Translation

by this ye are proved: Pharaoh liveth! if ye go out from this -- except by your young brother coming hither;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
זאת 
Zo'th 
Usage: 602

ye shall be proved
בּחן 
Bachan 
Usage: 29

By the life
חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

פּרעה 
Par`oh 
Usage: 268

ye shall not go forth
יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

References

Smith

Context Readings

Joseph Sends Nine Of His Brothers Back To Canaan

14 Joseph said to them, "It is as I said to you, you are spies; 15 by this you will be tested: by the life of Pharaoh, you shall not go from this place unless your youngest brother comes here! 16 "Send one of you that he may get your brother, while you remain confined, that your words may be tested, whether there is truth in you. But if not, by the life of Pharaoh, surely you are spies."



Cross References

1 Samuel 17:55

Now when Saul saw David going out against the Philistine, he said to Abner the commander of the army, "Abner, whose son is this young man?" And Abner said, "By your life, O king, I do not know."

Genesis 42:7

When Joseph saw his brothers he recognized them, but he disguised himself to them and spoke to them harshly. And he said to them, "Where have you come from?" And they said, "From the land of Canaan, to buy food."

Genesis 42:12

Yet he said to them, "No, but you have come to look at the undefended parts of our land!"

Genesis 42:16

"Send one of you that he may get your brother, while you remain confined, that your words may be tested, whether there is truth in you. But if not, by the life of Pharaoh, surely you are spies."

Genesis 42:20

and bring your youngest brother to me, so your words may be verified, and you will not die." And they did so.

Genesis 42:30

"The man, the lord of the land, spoke harshly with us, and took us for spies of the country.

Genesis 42:34

'But bring your youngest brother to me that I may know that you are not spies, but honest men. I will give your brother to you, and you may trade in the land.'"

Genesis 43:3

Judah spoke to him, however, saying, "The man solemnly warned us, 'You shall not see my face unless your brother is with you.'

Genesis 44:20-34

"We said to my lord, 'We have an old father and a little child of his old age Now his brother is dead, so he alone is left of his mother, and his father loves him.'

Deuteronomy 6:13

"You shall fear only the LORD your God; and you shall worship Him and swear by His name.

1 Samuel 1:26

She said, "Oh, my lord! As your soul lives, my lord, I am the woman who stood here beside you, praying to the LORD.

1 Samuel 20:3

Yet David vowed again, saying, "Your father knows well that I have found favor in your sight, and he has said, 'Do not let Jonathan know this, or he will be grieved ' But truly as the LORD lives and as your soul lives, there is hardly a step between me and death."

Jeremiah 5:2

"And although they say, 'As the LORD lives,' Surely they swear falsely."

Jeremiah 5:7

"Why should I pardon you? Your sons have forsaken Me And sworn by those who are not gods When I had fed them to the full, They committed adultery And trooped to the harlot's house.

Matthew 5:33-37

"Again, you have heard that the ancients were told, 'YOU SHALL NOT MAKE FALSE VOWS, BUT SHALL FULFILL YOUR VOWS TO THE LORD.'

Matthew 23:16-22

"Woe to you, blind guides, who say, 'Whoever swears by the temple, that is nothing; but whoever swears by the gold of the temple is obligated.'

James 5:12

But above all, my brethren, do not swear, either by heaven or by earth or with any other oath; but your yes is to be yes, and your no, no, so that you may not fall under judgment.



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