Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Joseph hurried out for he was deeply stirred over his brother, and he sought a place to weep; and he entered his chamber and wept there.

King James Version

And Joseph made haste; for his bowels did yearn upon his brother: and he sought where to weep; and he entered into his chamber, and wept there.

Holman Bible

Joseph hurried out because he was overcome with emotion for his brother, and he was about to weep. He went into an inner room to weep.

International Standard Version

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,

A Conservative Version

And Joseph made haste, for his heart yearned over his brother, and he sought where to weep. And he entered into his chamber, and wept there.

American Standard Version

And Joseph made haste; for his heart yearned over his brother: and he sought where to weep; and he entered into his chamber, and wept there.

Amplified

And Joseph hurried from the room, for his heart yearned for his brother, and he sought privacy to weep; so he entered his chamber and wept there.

Bible in Basic English

Then Joseph's heart went out to his brother, and he went quickly into his room, for he was overcome with weeping.

Darby Translation

And Joseph made haste, for his bowels burned for his brother; and he sought a place to weep, and he went into the chamber, and wept there.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then Joseph made haste; for his bowels did yearn upon his brother; and he sought where to weep, and he entered into his chamber and wept there.

Julia Smith Translation

And Joseph will hasten; for his bowels will move to his brother: and he will seek to weep, and he will go to his store-chamber and will weep there.

King James 2000

And Joseph made haste; for his heart did yearn over his brother: and he sought where to weep; and he entered into his chamber, and wept there.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Joseph {hurried away}, {being overcome with emotion} toward his brother, and sought for [a place] to cry. Then he went into a room and wept there.

Modern King James verseion

And Joseph made haste, for his bowels yearned toward his brother. And he sought a place to weep. And he entered into his room and wept there.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Joseph made haste - for his heart did melt upon his brother - and sought for to weep, and entered into his chamber, for to weep there.

NET Bible

Joseph hurried out, for he was overcome by affection for his brother and was at the point of tears. So he went to his room and wept there.

New Heart English Bible

Joseph hurried, for his heart yearned over his brother; and he sought a place to weep. He entered into his room, and wept there.

The Emphasized Bible

And Joseph made haste for his compassions towards his brother were pent up, and he sought to weep, - so he went into the inner chamber and wept there,

Webster

And Joseph made haste; for his bowels yearned towards his brother: and he sought where to weep; and he entered into his chamber, and wept there.

World English Bible

Joseph hurried, for his heart yearned over his brother; and he sought a place to weep. He entered into his room, and wept there.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Joseph hasteth, for his bowels have been moved for his brother, and he seeketh to weep, and entereth the inner chamber, and weepeth there;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יוסף 
Yowceph 
Usage: 213

רחם 
Racham 
Usage: 44

כּמר 
Kamar 
Usage: 4

and he sought
בּקשׁ 
Baqash 
Usage: 225

בּכה 
Bakah 
Usage: 114

and he entered

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

and wept
בּכה 
Bakah 
Usage: 114

References

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Context Readings

A Feast At Joseph's Palace

29 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." 30 Joseph hurried out for he was deeply stirred over his brother, and he sought a place to weep; and he entered his chamber and wept there. 31 Then he washed his face and came out; and he controlled himself and said, "Serve the meal."



Cross References

Genesis 42:24

He turned away from them and wept But when he returned to them and spoke to them, he took Simeon from them and bound him before their eyes.

1 Kings 3:26

Then the woman whose child was the living one spoke to the king, for she was deeply stirred over her son and said, "Oh, my lord, give her the living child, and by no means kill him." But the other said, "He shall be neither mine nor yours; divide him!"

Jeremiah 31:20

"Is Ephraim My dear son? Is he a delightful child? Indeed, as often as I have spoken against him, I certainly still remember him; Therefore My heart yearns for him; I will surely have mercy on him," declares the LORD.

Genesis 45:2

He wept so loudly that the Egyptians heard it, and the household of Pharaoh heard of it.

Genesis 45:14-15

Then he fell on his brother Benjamin's neck and wept, and Benjamin wept on his neck.

Genesis 46:29

Joseph prepared his chariot and went up to Goshen to meet his father Israel; as soon as he appeared before him, he fell on his neck and wept on his neck a long time.

Hosea 11:8

How can I give you up, O Ephraim? How can I surrender you, O Israel? How can I make you like Admah? How can I treat you like Zeboiim? My heart is turned over within Me, All My compassions are kindled.

John 11:33-38

When Jesus therefore saw her weeping, and the Jews who came with her also weeping, He was deeply moved in spirit and was troubled,

Acts 20:19

serving the Lord with all humility and with tears and with trials which came upon me through the plots of the Jews;

Acts 20:31

"Therefore be on the alert, remembering that night and day for a period of three years I did not cease to admonish each one with tears.

Acts 20:37

And they began to weep aloud and embraced Paul, and repeatedly kissed him,

Philippians 1:8

For God is my witness, how I long for you all with the affection of Christ Jesus.

Philippians 2:1

Therefore if there is any encouragement in Christ, if there is any consolation of love, if there is any fellowship of the Spirit, if any affection and compassion,

Colossians 3:12

So, as those who have been chosen of God, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience;

2 Timothy 1:4

longing to see you, even as I recall your tears, so that I may be filled with joy.

1 John 3:17

But whoever has the world's goods, and sees his brother in need and closes his heart against him, how does the love of God abide in him?



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