Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And he asked them of their welfare, and said, Is your father well the old man of whom ye spoke? Is he yet alive?

New American Standard Bible

Then he asked them about their welfare, and said, “Is your old father well, of whom you spoke? Is he still alive?”

King James Version

And he asked them of their welfare, and said, Is your father well, the old man of whom ye spake? Is he yet alive?

Holman Bible

He asked if they were well, and he said, “How is your elderly father that you told me about? Is he still alive?”

International Standard Version

Joseph asked them how they had been doing. "Is your father well, the older gentleman about whom you spoke?" he inquired. "Is he still alive?"

A Conservative Version

And he asked them of their welfare, and said, Is your father well, the old man of whom ye spoke? Is he yet alive?

American Standard Version

And he asked them of their welfare, and said, Is your father well, the old man of whom ye spake? Is he yet alive?

Amplified

He asked them about their well-being, and said, “Is your old father well, of whom you spoke? Is he still alive?”

Bible in Basic English

And he said, How are you? is your father well, the old man of whom you were talking to me? is he still living?

Julia Smith Translation

And he will ask them concerning peace, and he will say, Is it peace to your father, the old man of whom ye spake? Is he yet living?

King James 2000

And he asked them of their welfare, and said, Is your father well, the old man of whom you spoke? Is he yet alive?

Lexham Expanded Bible

And {he greeted them} and said, "Is your father well, the old man of whom you spoke? Is he still alive?"

Modern King James verseion

And he asked them as to their welfare, and said, Is your father well, the old man of whom you spoke? Is he still alive?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he welcomed them courteously saying, "Is your father, that old man which ye told me of, in good health? And is he yet alive?"

NET Bible

He asked them how they were doing. Then he said, "Is your aging father well, the one you spoke about? Is he still alive?"

New Heart English Bible

He asked them of their welfare, and said, "Is your father well, the old man of whom you spoke? Is he yet alive?"

The Emphasized Bible

Then asked he after their welfare, and said - Is it well with your aged father, of whom ye spake? Is he yet alive?

Webster

And he asked them of their welfare, and said, Is your father well, the old man of whom ye spoke? Is he yet alive?

World English Bible

He asked them of their welfare, and said, "Is your father well, the old man of whom you spoke? Is he yet alive?"

Youngs Literal Translation

and he asketh of them of peace, and saith, 'Is your father well? the aged man of whom ye have spoken, is he yet alive?'

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And he asked
שׁאל שׁאל 
Sha'al 
Usage: 172

שׁלם שׁלום 
Shalowm 
Usage: 236

and said

Usage: 0

שׁלם שׁלום 
Shalowm 
Usage: 236

the old man
זקן 
Zaqen 
Usage: 178

of whom ye spake

Usage: 0

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

A Feast At Joseph's Palace

26 When Joseph came home, they brought him the gift that was in their hand, into the house, and bowed themselves to him to the earth. 27 And he asked them of their welfare, and said, Is your father well the old man of whom ye spoke? Is he yet alive? 28 And they said, Thy servant our father is well; he is yet alive. And they bowed, and made obeisance.



Cross References

Genesis 42:11

We are all one man's sons; we are honest: thy servants are not spies.

Genesis 42:13

And they said, Thy servants were twelve brethren, sons of one man, in the land of Canaan; and behold, the youngest is this day with our father, and one is not.

Genesis 37:14

And he said to him, Go, I pray thee, see after the welfare of thy brethren, and after the welfare of the flock; and bring me word again. And he sent him out of the vale of Hebron; and he came towards Shechem.

Genesis 41:16

And Joseph answered Pharaoh, saying, It is not in me: God will give Pharaoh an answer of peace.

Genesis 43:7

And they said, The man asked very closely after us, and after our kindred, saying, Is your father yet alive? have ye a brother? And we told him according to the tenor of these words. Could we at all know that he would say, Bring your brother down?

Exodus 18:7

And Moses went out to meet his father-in-law, and did obeisance, and kissed him; and they asked each other after their welfare, and went into the tent.

Judges 18:15

And they turned aside thither, and came to the house of the young Levite, at the home of Micah, and asked him of his welfare.

1 Samuel 17:22

And David left the things he was carrying in the hand of the keeper of the baggage, and ran into the ranks, and came and saluted his brethren.

1 Samuel 25:5

Then David sent out ten young men; and David said to the young men, Go up to Carmel, and go to Nabal, and greet him in my name.

1 Chronicles 18:10

and he sent Hadoram his son to king David to inquire of his welfare, and to congratulate him, because he had fought against Hadarezer and smitten him; for Hadarezer was continually at war with Tou; he sent also all manner of vessels of gold and silver and bronze.

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