Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

When Joseph saw his brothers he recognized them, but he disguised himself to them and spoke to them harshly. And he said to them, "Where have you come from?" And they said, "From the land of Canaan, to buy food."

King James Version

And Joseph saw his brethren, and he knew them, but made himself strange unto them, and spake roughly unto them; and he said unto them, Whence come ye? And they said, From the land of Canaan to buy food.

Holman Bible

When Joseph saw his brothers, he recognized them, but he treated them like strangers and spoke harshly to them.“Where do you come from?” he asked. “From the land of Canaan to buy food,” they replied.

International Standard Version

As soon as Joseph saw his brothers, he knew who they were, but he remained disguised and asked them gruffly, "Where are you from?" "From the land of Canaan," they replied. "We're here to buy food."

A Conservative Version

And Joseph saw his brothers, and he knew them, but made himself foreign to them, and spoke roughly with them. And he said to them. From where come ye? And they said, From the land of Canaan to buy food.

American Standard Version

And Joseph saw his brethren, and he knew them, but made himself strange unto them, and spake roughly with them; and he said unto them. Whence come ye? And they said, From the land of Canaan to buy food.

Amplified

Joseph saw his brethren and he recognized them, but he treated them as if he were a stranger to them and spoke roughly to them. He said, Where do you come from? And they replied, From the land of Canaan to buy food.

Bible in Basic English

And when Joseph saw his brothers, it was clear to him who they were, but he made himself strange to them, and talking roughly to them, said, Where do you come from? And they said, From the land of Canaan, to get food.

Darby Translation

And Joseph saw his brethren, and knew them; but he made himself strange to them, and spoke roughly to them, and said to them, Whence come ye? And they said, From the land of Canaan, to buy food.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And when Joseph saw his brethren, he knew them, but made himself strange unto them and spoke roughly unto them; and he said unto them, Where have you come from? And they said, From the land of Canaan to buy food.

Julia Smith Translation

And Joseph will see his brethren, and will know them, and he will not let himself be known to them. And will speak with them hard things: and he will say to them, From whence came ye? And they will say, From the land of Canaan to buy food.

King James 2000

And Joseph saw his brothers, and he knew them, but made himself unknown unto them, and spoke roughly unto them; and he said unto them, from where do you come? And they said, From the land of Canaan to buy food.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Joseph saw his brothers and recognized them, but he pretended to be a stranger to them. And he spoke with them harshly and said to them, "From where have you come?" And they said, "From the land of Canaan to buy food."

Modern King James verseion

And Joseph saw his brothers, and he knew them, but remained a stranger to them, and spoke roughly to them. And he said to them, Where do you come from? And they said, From the land of Canaan to buy food.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When Joseph saw his brethren, he knew them: But made strange unto them, and spake roughly unto them saying, "Whence come ye?" And they said, "Out of the land of Canaan, to buy victuals."

NET Bible

When Joseph saw his brothers, he recognized them, but he pretended to be a stranger to them and spoke to them harshly. He asked, "Where do you come from?" They answered, "From the land of Canaan, to buy grain for food."

New Heart English Bible

Joseph saw his brothers, and he recognized them, but acted like a stranger to them, and spoke roughly with them. He said to them, "Where did you come from?" They said, "From the land of Canaan to buy food."

The Emphasized Bible

And Joseph beheld his brethren and recognised them, - and made himself a stranger unto them and spake with them harsh things and said unto them - Whence have ye come in? And they said, From the land of Canaan, to buy food.

Webster

And Joseph saw his brethren, and he knew them, but made himself strange to them, and spoke roughly to them; and he said to them, Whence come ye? And they said, From the land of Canaan to buy food.

World English Bible

Joseph saw his brothers, and he recognized them, but acted like a stranger to them, and spoke roughly with them. He said to them, "Where did you come from?" They said, "From the land of Canaan to buy food."

Youngs Literal Translation

And Joseph seeth his brethren, and discerneth them, and maketh himself strange unto them, and speaketh with them sharp things, and saith unto them, 'From whence have ye come?' and they say, 'From the land of Canaan -- to buy food.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יוסף 
Yowceph 
Usage: 213

saw
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

and he knew
נכר 
Nakar 
Usage: 49

נכר 
Nakar 
Usage: 49

unto them, and spake
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

קשׁה 
Qasheh 
Usage: 36

unto them and he said

Usage: 0

אין 
'aiyn 
Usage: 17


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

From the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

of Canaan
כּנען 
K@na`an 
Usage: 93

to buy
שׁבר 
Shabar 
Usage: 21

Context Readings

Joseph Sends Nine Of His Brothers Back To Canaan

6 Now Joseph was the ruler over the land; he was the one who sold to all the people of the land And Joseph's brothers came and bowed down to him with their faces to the ground. 7 When Joseph saw his brothers he recognized them, but he disguised himself to them and spoke to them harshly. And he said to them, "Where have you come from?" And they said, "From the land of Canaan, to buy food." 8 But Joseph had recognized his brothers, although they did not recognize him.



Cross References

Genesis 42:30

"The man, the lord of the land, spoke harshly with us, and took us for spies of the country.

Genesis 42:9-12

Joseph remembered the dreams which he had about them, and said to them, "You are spies; you have come to look at the undefended parts of our land."

Genesis 42:14-17

Joseph said to them, "It is as I said to you, you are spies;

Genesis 42:19-20

if you are honest men, let one of your brothers be confined in your prison; but as for the rest of you, go, carry grain for the famine of your households,

Matthew 15:23-26

But He did not answer her a word. And His disciples came and implored Him, saying, "Send her away, because she keeps shouting at us."

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