Parallel Verses

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.

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 and made obeisance.

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.

Darby Translation

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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.

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 you spoke? Is he yet alive? 28 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. 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 you spoke unto me? And he said, God be gracious unto you, my son.



Cross References

Genesis 37:7

For, behold, we were binding sheaves in the field, and, lo, my sheaf arose, and also stood upright; and, behold, your sheaves stood round about, and bowed down to my sheaf.

Genesis 43:26

And when Joseph came home, they brought him the present which 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 brothers, and said, Behold, I have dreamed another dream; and, behold, the sun and the moon and the eleven stars bowed down to me.

Exodus 18:7

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

2 Samuel 1:2

It came even to pass on the third day, that, behold, a man came out of the camp from Saul with his clothes torn, and earth upon his head: and so it was, when he came to David, that he fell to the earth, and paid him honor.

2 Samuel 14:4

And when the woman of Tekoah spoke to the king, she fell on her face to the ground, and pain him honor, and said, Help, O king.

1 Kings 1:16

And Bath-sheba bowed, and knelt before the king. And the king said, What would you?

2 Chronicles 24:17

Now after the death of Jehoiada came the princes of Judah, and bowed before the king. Then the king hearkened unto them.

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