Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

New American Standard Bible

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

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

They did not know that Joseph understood [their conversation], because 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.

Julia Smith Translation

And they will not know that Joseph heard them, for an interpreter 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 answered them, saying, Spake I not unto you, saying, Do not sin against the child; and ye would not hear? therefore, behold, also his blood is required. 23 And they knew not that Joseph understood them; for he spake unto them by an interpreter. 24 And he turned himself about from them, and wept; and returned to them again, and communed with them, and took from them Simeon, and bound him before their eyes.



Cross References

John 16:13-14

Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak: and he will shew you things to come.

2 Corinthians 5:20

Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us: we pray you in Christ's stead, be ye reconciled to God.

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