Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And they said, Thy servant our father is well; he is yet alive. And they bowed, and made obeisance.

New American Standard Bible

They said, “Your servant our father is well; he is still alive.” They bowed down in homage.

King James Version

And they answered, Thy servant our father is in good health, he is yet alive. And they bowed down their heads, and made obeisance.

Holman Bible

They answered, “Your servant our father is well. He is still alive.” And they bowed down to honor him.

International Standard Version

"Your servant, our father, is doing well," they replied. "He is still alive." Then they bowed down in humility.

A Conservative Version

And they said, Thy servant our father is well; he is yet alive. And they bowed the head, and made obeisance.

American Standard Version

And they said, Thy servant our father is well, he is yet alive. And they bowed the head, and made obeisance.

Amplified

And they answered, “Your servant our father is in good health; he is still alive.” And they bowed down [their heads before Joseph] in respect.

Bible in Basic English

And they said, Your servant, our father, is well, he is still living. And they went down on their faces before him.

Julia Smith Translation

And they will say, Peace to thy servant to our father, he is yet living: and they will bow down and worship.

King James 2000

And they answered, Your servant our father is in good health, he is yet alive. And they bowed down their heads, and paid him honor.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And they said, "Your servant our father [is] well; he is still alive." And they knelt and bowed down.

Modern King James verseion

And they answered, Your servant, our father, is in good health. He is still alive. And they bowed down their heads and fell before him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They answered, "Thy servant our father is in good health, and is yet alive. And they bowed themselves and fell to the ground."

NET Bible

"Your servant our father is well," they replied. "He is still alive." They bowed down in humility.

New Heart English Bible

They said, "Your servant, our father, is well. He is still alive." They bowed the head, and did homage.

The Emphasized Bible

And they said - It is well with thy servant our father, he is yet alive. And they bent their heads and bowed them-selves down.

Webster

And they answered, Thy servant, our father, is in good health, he is yet alive: and they bowed their heads and made obeisance.

World English Bible

They said, "Your servant, our father, is well. He is still alive." They bowed the head, and did homage.

Youngs Literal Translation

and they say, 'Thy servant our father is well, he is yet alive;' and they bow, and do obeisance.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

is in good health
שׁלם שׁלום 
Shalowm 
Usage: 236

he is yet alive
חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

קדד 
Qadad 
Usage: 15

References

Easton

Context Readings

A Feast At Joseph's Palace

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. 29 And he lifted up his eyes and saw his brother Benjamin, his mother's son, and said, Is this your younger brother of whom ye spoke to me? And he said, God be gracious to thee, my son!



Cross References

Genesis 37:7

Behold, we were binding sheaves in the fields, and lo, my sheaf rose up, and remained standing; and behold, your sheaves came round about and bowed down to my sheaf.

Genesis 43:26

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.

Genesis 37:9-10

And he dreamed yet another dream, and told it to his brethren, and said, Behold, I have dreamt another dream, and behold, the sun and the moon and eleven stars bowed down to me.

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.

2 Samuel 1:2

And it came to pass on the third day, that behold, a man came out of the camp from Saul with his garments rent, and earth upon his head; and as soon as he came to David, he fell to the earth and did obeisance.

2 Samuel 14:4

And the woman of Tekoah spoke to the king, and she fell on her face to the ground and did obeisance, and said, Save, O king!

1 Kings 1:16

And Bathsheba bowed and did obeisance to the king. And the king said, What wouldest thou?

2 Chronicles 24:17

And after the death of Jehoiada the princes of Judah came and made obeisance to the king; then the king hearkened to them.

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