Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

As Joseph looked up and recognized his brother Benjamin, his own mother's son, he asked, "Is this your youngest brother about whom you spoke to me?" And he addressed him directly, "May God be gracious to you, my son."

New American Standard Bible

As he lifted his eyes and saw his brother Benjamin, his mother's son, he said, "Is this your youngest brother, of whom you spoke to me?" And he said, "May God be gracious to you, my son."

King James Version

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 spake unto me? And he said, God be gracious unto thee, my son.

Holman Bible

When he looked up and saw his brother Benjamin, his mother’s son, he asked, “Is this your youngest brother that you told me about?” Then he said, “May God be gracious to you, my son.”

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

And he lifted up his eyes, and saw Benjamin his brother, his mother's son, and said, Is this your youngest brother, of whom ye spake unto me? And he said, God be gracious unto thee, my son.

Amplified

And he looked up and saw his [full] brother Benjamin, his mother's [only other] son, and said, Is this your youngest brother, of whom you spoke to me? And he said, God be gracious to you, my son!

Bible in Basic English

Then, lifting up his eyes, he saw Benjamin, his brother, his mother's son, and he said, Is this your youngest brother of whom you gave me word? And he said, God be good to you, my son.

Darby Translation

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!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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 unto me? And he said, God be merciful unto thee, my son.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will lift up his eyes and see his brother Benjamin, the son of his mother, and he will say, This your little brother of whom ye spake to me? and he will say, God will compassionate thee my son.

King James 2000

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.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then he lifted up his eyes and saw Benjamin his brother, the son of his mother, and said, "Is this your youngest brother of whom you told me?" And he continued, "God be gracious to you, my son."

Modern King James verseion

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 to me? And he said, God bless you, my son.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he lift up his eyes and beheld his brother Benjamin, his mother's son, and said, "Is this your youngest brother of whom ye said unto me?" And said, "God be merciful unto thee my son."

NET Bible

When Joseph looked up and saw his brother Benjamin, his mother's son, he said, "Is this your youngest brother, whom you told me about?" Then he said, "May God be gracious to you, my son."

New Heart English Bible

He lifted up his eyes, and saw Benjamin, his brother, his mother's son, and said, "Is this your youngest brother, of whom you spoke to me?" He said, "God be gracious to you, my son."

The Emphasized Bible

Then lifted he up his eyes, and saw Benjamin his brother son of his mother, and said - Is, this, your youngest brother, of whom ye spake unto me? And he said, God, grant thee favour my son!

Webster

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.

World English Bible

He lifted up his eyes, and saw Benjamin, his brother, his mother's son, and said, "Is this your youngest brother, of whom you spoke to me?" He said, "God be gracious to you, my son."

Youngs Literal Translation

And he lifteth up his eyes, and seeth Benjamin his brother, his mother's son, and saith, 'Is this your young brother, of whom ye have spoken unto me?' and he saith, 'God favour thee, my son.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And he lifted up
נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

and saw
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

בּנימין 
Binyamiyn 
Usage: 166

אם 
'em 
Usage: 220

and said

Usage: 0

קטן קטן 
Qatan 
Usage: 101

of whom ye spake

Usage: 0

unto me And he said

Usage: 0

God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

References

Fausets

Smith

Context Readings

A Feast At Joseph's Palace

28 "Your servant, our father, is doing well," they replied. "He is still alive." Then they bowed down in humility. 29 As Joseph looked up and recognized his brother Benjamin, his own mother's son, he asked, "Is this your youngest brother about whom you spoke to me?" And he addressed him directly, "May God be gracious to you, my son." 30 At this, Joseph hurried out, deeply moved because of his brother, and looked for a place to weep by himself. He entered his personal quarters, wept there awhile,



Cross References

Genesis 42:13

"But your majesty," they pleaded, "your servants include twelve brothers, the sons of a common father back in the land of Canaan. Please! Our youngest brother remains with our father, and the other one is no longer alive."

Numbers 6:25

May the LORD's face enlighten you and bestow favor on you.

Genesis 30:22-24

Then God remembered Rachel. He listened to her and opened her womb,

Genesis 35:17-18

While she was suffering due to her difficult labor, the midwife told her, "Don't fear! You're going to have another son."

Genesis 42:11

We're all sons of a common father. We're honest men, your majesty. We're not spies!"

Genesis 45:8

As a result, it wasn't you who sent me here, but God himself! He established me as a father-figure to Pharaoh himself! I'm in charge of his entire palace and ruler over the entire land of Egypt.

Joshua 7:19

Joshua then spoke to Achan, "My son, give glory and praise to the LORD God of Israel. Tell me right now what you did. Don't hide anything."

2 Chronicles 29:11

Please don't be careless, you descendants of Aaron, because the LORD has chosen you to minister in his presence, to serve him, to be his ministers, and to burn incense."

Psalm 67:1

May God show us favor and bless us; may he truly show us his favor. Interlude

Psalm 111:4

He is remembered for his awesome deeds; the LORD is gracious and compassionate.

Psalm 112:4

A light shines in the darkness for the upright, for the one who is gracious, compassionate, and just.

Psalm 133:1-2

Look how good and how pleasant it is when brothers live together in unity!

Isaiah 30:19

Indeed, you people who live in Zion and in Jerusalem, you will weep no more. How gracious the LORD will be to you at the sound of your cry! As soon as he hears it, he will answer you.

Isaiah 33:2

"LORD, be gracious to us; we long for you; and be our strength every morning, our salvation in times of trouble.

Malachi 1:9

"And now, go ahead and implore God by saying, "Be gracious to us.' Will he receive you favorably and accept offerings like that from your hand?" asks the LORD of the Heavenly Armies.

Matthew 9:2

All at once some people brought him a paralyzed man lying on a stretcher. When Jesus saw their faith, he told the paralyzed man, "Be courageous, son! Your sins are forgiven."

Matthew 9:22

When Jesus turned and saw her, he said, "Be courageous, daughter! Your faith has made you well." And from that very hour the woman was well.

Mark 10:24

The disciples were startled by these words, but Jesus told them again, "Children, how hard it is for those who trust in their wealth to get into the kingdom of God!

1 Timothy 1:2

To: Timothy, my genuine child in the faith. May grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and the Messiah Jesus, our Lord, be yours!

Hebrews 13:1

Let brotherly love continue.

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