Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"For if we had not delayed, surely by now we could have returned twice."

King James Version

For except we had lingered, surely now we had returned this second time.

Holman Bible

If we had not wasted time, we could have come back twice by now.”

International Standard Version

After all, if we hadn't delayed, we could have been there and back twice by now!"

A Conservative Version

For unless we had lingered, surely we would have now returned a second time.

American Standard Version

for except we had lingered, surely we had now returned a second time.

Amplified

For if we had not lingered like this, surely by now we would have returned the second time.

Bible in Basic English

Truly, if we had not let the time go by, we might have come back again by now.

Darby Translation

For had we not lingered, we should now certainly have returned already twice.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

for if we had not lingered, surely by now we would have returned this second time.

Julia Smith Translation

For unless we lingered we had turned back this twice.

King James 2000

For except we had lingered, surely now we would have returned this second time.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Surely if we had not hesitated by this [time] we would have returned twice."

Modern King James verseion

For unless we had lingered, surely now we would have returned the second time.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For except we had made this tarrying: by this we had been there twice and come again."

NET Bible

But if we had not delayed, we could have traveled there and back twice by now!"

New Heart English Bible

for if we hadn't delayed, surely we would have returned a second time by now."

The Emphasized Bible

For, if we had not lingered, surely now, had we come back here a second time.

Webster

For except we had delayed, surely now we had returned this second time.

World English Bible

for if we hadn't delayed, surely we would have returned a second time by now."

Youngs Literal Translation

for if we had not lingered, surely now we had returned these two times.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
לוּלי לוּלא 
Luwle' 
except, unless, If, had not, were it not, were it not that
Usage: 14

מההּ 
Mahahh 
Usage: 9

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

References

Easton

Fausets

Smith

Context Readings

Joseph's Brothers Return To Egypt

9 "I myself will be surety for him; you may hold me responsible for him. If I do not bring him back to you and set him before you, then let me bear the blame before you forever. 10 "For if we had not delayed, surely by now we could have returned twice." 11 Then their father Israel said to them, "If it must be so, then do this: take some of the best products of the land in your bags, and carry down to the man as a present, a little balm and a little honey, aromatic gum and myrrh, pistachio nuts and almonds.


Cross References

Genesis 19:16

But he hesitated. So the men seized his hand and the hand of his wife and the hands of his two daughters, for the compassion of the LORD was upon him; and they brought him out, and put him outside the city.

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