Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

And they will say, a man to his brother, Truly we guilty concerning our brother, when we saw the straits of his soul in his entreating us, and we heard him not; for this, these straits are come to us.

New American Standard Bible

Then they said to one another, "Truly we are guilty concerning our brother, because we saw the distress of his soul when he pleaded with us, yet we would not listen; therefore this distress has come upon us."

King James Version

And they said one to another, We are verily guilty concerning our brother, in that we saw the anguish of his soul, when he besought us, and we would not hear; therefore is this distress come upon us.

Holman Bible

Then they said to each other, “Obviously, we are being punished for what we did to our brother. We saw his deep distress when he pleaded with us, but we would not listen. That is why this trouble has come to us.”

International Standard Version

"We're all guilty because of what we did to our brother!" they told each other. "We kept on watching his suffering while he pleaded with us! We're in this mess because we wouldn't listen!"

A Conservative Version

And they said one to another, We are truly guilty concerning our brother, in that we saw the distress of his soul when he besought us, and we would not hear. Therefore this distress has come upon us.

American Standard Version

And they said one to another, We are verily guilty concerning our brother, in that we saw the distress of his soul, when he besought us, and we would not hear; therefore is this distress come upon us.

Amplified

And they said one to another, We are truly guilty about our brother, for we saw the distress and anguish of his soul when he begged us [to let him go], and we would not hear. So this distress and difficulty has come upon us.

Bible in Basic English

And they said to one another, Truly, we did wrong to our brother, for we saw his grief of mind, and we did not give ear to his prayers; that is why this trouble has come on us.

Darby Translation

Then they said one to another, We are indeed guilty concerning our brother, whose anguish of soul we saw when he besought us, and we did not hearken; therefore this distress is come upon us.

King James 2000

And they said one to another, We are verily guilty concerning our brother, in that we saw the anguish of his soul, when he besought us, and we would not hear; therefore is this distress come upon us.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then each said to his brother, "Surely we [are] guilty on account of our brother when we saw the anguish of his soul when he pleaded for mercy to us and we would not listen. Therefore this trouble has come to us."

Modern King James verseion

And they said one to another, We are truly guilty concerning our brother, in that we saw the anguish of his soul when he begged us, and we would not hear. Therefore this distress has come upon us.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then they said one to another, "We have verily sinned against our brother, in that we saw the anguish of his soul when he besought us, and would not hear him: therefore is this trouble come upon us."

NET Bible

They said to one other, "Surely we're being punished because of our brother, because we saw how distressed he was when he cried to us for mercy, but we refused to listen. That is why this distress has come on us!"

New Heart English Bible

They said one to another, "We are certainly guilty concerning our brother, in that we saw the distress of his soul, when he begged us, and we wouldn't listen. Therefore this distress has come upon us."

The Emphasized Bible

And they said each man unto his brother - Verily guilty, we are, respecting our brother, in that we saw the distress of his soul when he appealed unto us for favour and we hearkened not, - therefore, hath come in unto us this distress.

Webster

And they said one to another, We are verily guilty concerning our brother, in that we saw the anguish of his soul, when he besought us, and we would not hear; therefore is this distress come upon us.

World English Bible

They said one to another, "We are certainly guilty concerning our brother, in that we saw the distress of his soul, when he begged us, and we wouldn't listen. Therefore this distress has come upon us."

Youngs Literal Translation

And they say one unto another, 'Verily we are guilty concerning our brother, because we saw the distress of his soul, in his making supplication unto us, and we did not hearken: therefore hath this distress come upon us.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
one
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

to another
אח 
'ach 
Usage: 629

We are verily
H61
אבל 
'abal 
Usage: 11

אשׁם 
'ashem 
Usage: 3

we saw
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

of his soul
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

us, and we would not hear
שׁמע 
Shama` 
Usage: 1158


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

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Joseph Sends Nine Of His Brothers Back To Canaan

20 And ye shall bring your little brother to me, and your words shall be believed, and ye shall not die. And they will do so. 21 And they will say, a man to his brother, Truly we guilty concerning our brother, when we saw the straits of his soul in his entreating us, and we heard him not; for this, these straits are come to us. 22 And Reuben will answer them, saying, Spake I not to you, saying, Ye shall not sin against the child; and ye heard not? and also behold his blood was required.



Cross References

Hosea 5:15

I will go and turn back to my place, even till when they shall be guilty, and they sought my face: in straitness to them they will turn to me.

Genesis 37:23-28

And it shall be as Joseph came to his brethren, and they will strip off his tunic, the tunic reaching to the soles of the feet which was upon him.

Job 36:8-9

And they being bound in fetters shall be taken in the cords of affliction.

Genesis 41:9

And the chief of the cup-bearers will speak to Pharaoh, saying, I, remembering my sin this day.

Numbers 32:23

And if ye shall not do this, behold, ye sinned to Jehovah: and know ye, your sin which shall find you.

Judges 1:7

And lord Bezek will say, Seventy kings with the thumbs of their hands and their feet being cut off, were gathering under my table; as I did so God requited me. And they will bring him to Jerusalem, and he will die there.

2 Samuel 12:13

And David will say to Nathan, I sinned against Jehovah. And Nathan will say to David, Jehovah also passed over thy sin; thou shalt not die.

1 Kings 17:18

And she will say to Elijah, What to me and to thee, thou man of God? camest thou to me to bring to remembrance mine iniquity, and to kill my son?

Job 33:27-28

He will look upon men, and he shall say, I sinned, and I perverted the right, and it was not fitting to me;

Job 34:31-32

For he said to God, I was lifted up, I will pervert no more.

Proverbs 1:27-28

In your terror coming as a destroying tempest, and your ruin shall come as a whirlwind; in the coming upon you of straits and distress.

Proverbs 21:13

He stopping his ear from the cry of the poor one also himself shall call and shall not be answered.

Proverbs 24:11-12

If thou shalt refrain to deliver those being brought to death, and those going to be slain;

Proverbs 28:17

He terrifying violence upon the blood of a soul shall flee even to the pit; none shall hold fast upon him.

Jeremiah 2:17

Wilt thou not do this to thyself? thou didst forsake Jehovah thy God in the time of thy being led in the way.

Jeremiah 2:19

Thy wickedness shall correct thee, and thy turnings back shall convict thee: and know thou and see that evil and bitter thy forsaking Jehovah thy God, and that my fear was not to thee, says the Lord Jehovah of armies.

Jeremiah 4:18

Thy way and thy doings did these things to thee; this thine evil, for it was bitter because it reached even to thy heart.

Jeremiah 34:17

For this, thus said Jehovah, Ye heard not to me to call liberty, a man to his brother and a man to his neighbor behold me calling to you lliberty, says Jehovah, to the sword, to the death and to the famine; and I gave you for agitation to all the kingdoms of the earth.

Matthew 7:2

For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged; and with what measure ye measure, it shall be repaid to you.

Matthew 27:3-4

Then Judas, he delivering him up, having seen that he was condemned, having felt regret, returned the thirty silver coins to the chief priests, and the more ancient,

Mark 9:43-45

And if thy hand offend thee, cut it off; it is good for thee rather to enter into life maimed, than having two hands, to go away into hell, into inextinguishable fire:

Mark 9:48

Where their worm dies not, and the fire is not quenched.

Luke 16:28

For I have five brethren; that he might testify to them, lest they also come into this place of torment.

Acts 19:18

And many of them having believed came, acknowledging and proclaiming their deeds.

James 2:13

For unpropitiated judgment to him not doing mercy; and mercy boasteth against judgment.

1 John 1:9

If we acknowledge our sins, he is faithful and just that he let go sins to us, and cleanse us from all injustice.

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