Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But Jacob did not send Joseph's brother Benjamin with his brothers, for he said, "I am afraid that harm may befall him."

King James Version

But Benjamin, Joseph's brother, Jacob sent not with his brethren; for he said, Lest peradventure mischief befall him.

Holman Bible

But Jacob did not send Joseph's brother Benjamin with his brothers, for he thought, "Something might happen to him."

International Standard Version

Jacob would not send Joseph's brother Benjamin to accompany them, because he was saying, "I'm afraid that he'll come to some kind of harm."

A Conservative Version

But Benjamin, Joseph's brother, Jacob did not send with his brothers, for he said, Lest perhaps harm befall him.

American Standard Version

But Benjamin, Joseph's brother, Jacob sent not with his brethren; for he said, Lest Peradventure harm befall him.

Amplified

But Benjamin, Joseph's [full] brother, Jacob did not send with his brothers; for he said, Lest perhaps some harm or injury should befall him.

Bible in Basic English

But Jacob did not send Benjamin, Joseph's brother, with them, for fear, as he said, that some evil might come to him.

Darby Translation

But Benjamin, Joseph's brother, Jacob sent not with his brethren; for he said, Lest mischief may befall him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But Jacob did not send Benjamin, Joseph's brother, with his brethren; for he said, Lest peradventure disaster befall him.

Julia Smith Translation

And Benjamin, Josephs brother, Jacob sent not with his brethren; for he said, Lest harm should meet him.

King James 2000

But Benjamin, Joseph's brother, Jacob sent not with his brothers; for he said, Lest perhaps mischief befall him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But Jacob did not send Benjamin, the brother of Joseph, for {he feared harm would come to him}.

Modern King James verseion

But Benjamin, Joseph's brother, Jacob did not send with his brothers. For he said, Lest perhaps mischief happen to him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

for Benjamin, Joseph's brother, would not Jacob send with his other brethren: for he said, "Some misfortune might happen him."

NET Bible

But Jacob did not send Joseph's brother Benjamin with his brothers, for he said, "What if some accident happens to him?"

New Heart English Bible

But Jacob did not send Benjamin, Joseph's brother, with his brothers; for he said, "Lest perhaps harm happen to him."

The Emphasized Bible

but, Benjamin, Joseph's own brother, Jacob sent not with his brethren, - for he said, Lest there befall him any mischief.

Webster

But Benjamin, Joseph's brother, Jacob sent not with his brethren: for he said, Lest perhaps mischief shall befall him.

World English Bible

But Jacob didn't send Benjamin, Joseph's brother, with his brothers; for he said, "Lest perhaps harm happen to him."

Youngs Literal Translation

and Benjamin, Joseph's brother, Jacob hath not sent with his brethren, for he said, 'Lest mischief meet him.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּנימין 
Binyamiyn 
Usage: 166

יוסף 
Yowceph 
Usage: 213

יעקב 
Ya`aqob 
Usage: 349

שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

not with his brethren
אח 
'ach 
Usage: 629

פּן 
Pen 
Usage: 132

אסון 
'acown 
Usage: 5

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Joseph's Brothers Go To Egypt For Food

3 Then ten brothers of Joseph went down to buy grain from Egypt. 4 But Jacob did not send Joseph's brother Benjamin with his brothers, for he said, "I am afraid that harm may befall him." 5 So the sons of Israel came to buy grain among those who were coming, for the famine was in the land of Canaan also.


Cross References

Genesis 42:38

But Jacob said, "My son shall not go down with you; for his brother is dead, and he alone is left If harm should befall him on the journey you are taking, then you will bring my gray hair down to Sheol in sorrow."

Genesis 3:22

Then the LORD God said, "Behold, the man has become like one of Us, knowing good and evil; and now, he might stretch out his hand, and take also from the tree of life, and eat, and live forever"--

Genesis 11:4

They said, "Come, let us build for ourselves a city, and a tower whose top will reach into heaven, and let us make for ourselves a name, otherwise we will be scattered abroad over the face of the whole earth."

Genesis 33:1-2

Then Jacob lifted his eyes and looked, and behold, Esau was coming, and four hundred men with him. So he divided the children among Leah and Rachel and the two maids.

Genesis 35:16-19

Then they journeyed from Bethel; and when there was still some distance to go to Ephrath, Rachel began to give birth and she suffered severe labor.

Genesis 43:14

and may God Almighty grant you compassion in the sight of the man, so that he will release to you your other brother and Benjamin And as for me, if I am bereaved of my children, I am bereaved."

Genesis 43:29

As he lifted his eyes and saw his brother Benjamin, his mother's son, he said, "Is this your youngest brother, of whom you spoke to me?" And he said, "May God be gracious to you, my son."

Genesis 44:20-22

"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.'

Genesis 44:27-34

"Your servant my father said to us, 'You know that my wife bore me two sons;



Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain