Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

And they will not know that Joseph heard them, for an interpreter between them.

New American Standard Bible

They did not know, however, that Joseph understood, for there was an interpreter between them.

King James Version

And they knew not that Joseph understood them; for he spake unto them by an interpreter.

Holman Bible

They did not realize that Joseph understood them, since there was an interpreter between them.

International Standard Version

Meanwhile, they had no idea that Joseph could understand them, since he was talking to them through an interpreter.

A Conservative Version

And they did not know that Joseph understood them, for there was an interpreter between them.

American Standard Version

And they knew not that Joseph understood them; for there was an interpreter between them.

Amplified

But they did not know that Joseph understood them, for he spoke to them through an interpreter.

Bible in Basic English

They were not conscious that the sense of their words was clear to Joseph, for he had been talking to them through one who had knowledge of their language.

Darby Translation

And they did not know that Joseph understood, for the interpreter was between them.

King James 2000

And they knew not that Joseph understood them; for he spoke unto them by an interpreter.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now they did not know that Joseph understood, for the interpreter [was] between them.

Modern King James verseion

And they did not know that Joseph understood, for the interpreter was between them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They were not aware that Joseph understood them, for he spake unto them by an interpreter.

NET Bible

(Now they did not know that Joseph could understand them, for he was speaking through an interpreter.)

New Heart English Bible

They did not know that Joseph understood them; for there was an interpreter between them.

The Emphasized Bible

But, they, knew not that Joseph was hearkening, - for, the interpreter, was between them.

Webster

And they knew not that Joseph understood them; for he spoke to them by an interpreter.

World English Bible

They didn't know that Joseph understood them; for there was an interpreter between them.

Youngs Literal Translation

And they have not known that Joseph understandeth, for the interpreter is between them;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
not that Joseph
יוסף 
Yowceph 
Usage: 213

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Joseph Sends Nine Of His Brothers Back To Canaan

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. 23 And they will not know that Joseph heard them, for an interpreter between them. 24 And he will turn about from them, and will weep; and he will turn back to them and speak to them, and he will take from them Simeon, and will bind him before their eyes.



Cross References

John 16:13-14

And when he should come, the Spirit of truth, he shall guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatever he should hear, shall he speak: and he shall announce to you the things coming.

2 Corinthians 5:20

For Christ therefore are we ambassadors, as of God beseeching by us: we pray for the sake of Christ, be ye reconciled to God.

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