Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He said, “Behold, I have heard that there is grain in Egypt; go down there and buy some for us from that place, so that we may live and not die.”

King James Version

And he said, Behold, I have heard that there is corn in Egypt: get you down thither, and buy for us from thence; that we may live, and not die.

Holman Bible

Listen,” he went on, “I have heard there is grain in Egypt. Go down there and buy some for us so that we will live and not die.”

International Standard Version

Pay attention now! I've heard that there is grain in Egypt, so go down there and buy some grain for us, so we can live, instead of dying."

A Conservative Version

And he said, Behold, I have heard that there is grain in Egypt. Get you down there, and buy for us from there, that we may live, and not die.

American Standard Version

And he said, Behold, I have heard that there is grain in Egypt: get you down thither, and buy for us from thence; that we may live, and not die.

Amplified

For, he said, I have heard that there is grain in Egypt; get down there and buy [grain] for us, that we may live and not die.

Bible in Basic English

And he said, I have had news that there is grain in Egypt: go down there and get grain for us, so that life and not death may be ours.

Darby Translation

And he said, Behold, I have heard that there is grain in Egypt; go down thither and buy grain for us from thence, in order that we may live, and not die.

Julia Smith Translation

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.

King James 2000

And he said, Behold, I have heard that there is grain in Egypt: get you down there, and buy for us from there; that we may live, and not die.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then he said, "Look, I have heard that there is grain in Egypt. Go down there and buy grain for us there that we may live and not die."

Modern King James verseion

And he said, Behold, I have heard that there is grain in Egypt. Go down there and buy for us from there, so that we may live and not die.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Behold, I have heard that there is corn to be sold in Egypt. Get you thither and buy us corn from thence, that we may live and not die."

NET Bible

He then said, "Look, I hear that there is grain in Egypt. Go down there and buy grain for us so that we may live and not die."

New Heart English Bible

He said, "Behold, I have heard that there is grain in Egypt. Go down there, and buy for us from there, so that we may live, and not die."

The Emphasized Bible

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.

Webster

And he said, Behold, I have heard that there is corn in Egypt: go down thither, and buy for us from thence; that we may live, and not die.

World English Bible

He said, "Behold, I have heard that there is grain in Egypt. Go down there, and buy for us from there, so that we may live, and not die."

Youngs Literal Translation

he saith also, 'Lo, I have heard that there is corn in Egypt, go down thither, and buy for us from thence, and we live and do not die;'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
that there is
ישׁ 
Yesh 
is, be, have, there,
Usage: 135

שׁבר 
Sheber 
Usage: 9

in Egypt
מצרים 
Mitsrayim 
Usage: 681

ירד 
Yarad 
Usage: 378

thither, and buy
שׁבר 
Shabar 
Usage: 21

חיה 
Chayah 
Usage: 264

References

Easton

Context Readings

Joseph's Brothers Go To Egypt For Food

1 Now Jacob saw that there was grain in Egypt, and Jacob said to his sons, “Why are you staring at one another?” 2 He said, “Behold, I have heard that there is grain in Egypt; go down there and buy some for us from that place, so that we may live and not die.” 3 Then ten brothers of Joseph went down to buy grain from Egypt.


Cross References

Genesis 43:8

Judah said to his father Israel, “Send the lad with me and we will arise and go, that we may live and not die, we as well as you and our little ones.

Genesis 43:2

So it came about when they had finished eating the grain which they had brought from Egypt, that their father said to them, “Go back, buy us a little food.”

Genesis 43:4

If you send our brother with us, we will go down and buy you food.

Genesis 45:9

Hurry and go up to my father, and say to him, ‘Thus says your son Joseph, “God has made me lord of all Egypt; come down to me, do not delay.

Psalm 118:17

I will not die, but live,
And tell of the works of the Lord.

Isaiah 38:1

In those days Hezekiah became mortally ill. And Isaiah the prophet the son of Amoz came to him and said to him, “Thus says the Lord, ‘Set your house in order, for you shall die and not live.’”

Matthew 4:4

But He answered and said, “It is written, ‘Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that proceeds out of the mouth of God.’”

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