Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

So it came about when they had finished eating the grain which they had brought from Egypt, that their father said to them, “Go back, buy us a little food.”

King James Version

And it came to pass, when they had eaten up the corn which they had brought out of Egypt, their father said unto them, Go again, buy us a little food.

Holman Bible

When they had used up the grain they had brought back from Egypt, their father said to them, “Go back and buy us some food.”

International Standard Version

As a result, when Jacob's family was beginning to eat the last of the grain that they had brought back from Egypt, their father Jacob told his sons, "Go back to Egypt and buy us some food."

A Conservative Version

And it came to pass, when they had eaten up the grain which they had brought out of Egypt, their father said to them, Go again, buy us a little food.

American Standard Version

And it came to pass, when they had eaten up the grain which they had brought out of Egypt, their father said unto them, Go again, buy us a little food.

Amplified

And it happened that when the families of Jacob’s sons had finished eating [all of] the grain which they had brought from Egypt, their father said to them, “Go again, buy us a little food.”

Bible in Basic English

And when the grain which they had got in Egypt was all used up, their father said to them, Go again and get us a little food.

Darby Translation

And it came to pass, when they had finished eating the grain which they had brought from Egypt, that their father said to them, Go again, buy us a little food.

Julia Smith Translation

And it shall be when they finished eating the grain which they brought from Egypt, their father will say to them, Turn back, buy for us a little food.

King James 2000

And it came to pass, when they had eaten up the grain which they had brought out of Egypt, their father said unto them, Go again, buy us a little food.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And it happened [that] as they finished eating the grain which they had brought from Egypt their father said to them, "Return and buy a little food for us."

Modern King James verseion

And it happened, when they had eaten up the grain which they had brought out of Egypt, their father said to them, Go again, buy us a little food.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And when they had eaten up that corn which they brought out of the land of Egypt, their father said unto them, "Go again and buy us a little food."

NET Bible

When they finished eating the grain they had brought from Egypt, their father said to them, "Return, buy us a little more food."

New Heart English Bible

It happened, when they had eaten up the grain which they had brought out of Egypt, their father said to them, "Go again, buy us a little more food."

The Emphasized Bible

So it came to pass when they had made an end of eating the corn which they had brought in out of Egypt, that their father said unto them, - Return buy for us a little food.

Webster

And it came to pass, when they had consumed the corn which they had brought from Egypt, their father said to them, Go again, buy us a little food.

World English Bible

It happened, when they had eaten up the grain which they had brought out of Egypt, their father said to them, "Go again, buy us a little more food."

Youngs Literal Translation

and it cometh to pass, when they have finished eating the corn which they brought from Egypt, that their father saith unto them, 'Turn back, buy for us a little food.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the corn
שׁבר 
Sheber 
Usage: 9


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

of Egypt
מצרים 
Mitsrayim 
Usage: 681

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

buy
שׁבר 
Shabar 
Usage: 21

us a little
מעט מעט 
M@`at 
Usage: 101

Context Readings

Joseph's Brothers Return To Egypt

1 Now the famine was severe in the land. 2 So it came about when they had finished eating the grain which they had brought from Egypt, that their father said to them, “Go back, buy us a little food.” 3 Judah spoke to him, however, saying, “The man solemnly warned us, ‘You shall not see my face unless your brother is with you.’


Cross References

Genesis 42:1-2

Now Jacob saw that there was grain in Egypt, and Jacob said to his sons, “Why are you staring at one another?”

Genesis 43:4

If you send our brother with us, we will go down and buy you food.

Genesis 43:20

and said, “Oh, my lord, we indeed came down the first time to buy food,

Proverbs 15:16

Better is a little with the fear of the Lord
Than great treasure and turmoil with it.

Proverbs 16:18

Pride goes before destruction,
And a haughty spirit before stumbling.

Proverbs 31:16

She considers a field and buys it;
From her earnings she plants a vineyard.

1 Timothy 5:8

But if anyone does not provide for his own, and especially for those of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.

1 Timothy 6:6-8

But godliness actually is a means of great gain when accompanied by contentment.

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