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Bible in Basic English

And Joseph sent food to them from his table, but he sent five times as much to Benjamin as to any of the others. And they took wine freely with him.

New American Standard Bible

He took portions to them from his own table, but Benjamin’s portion was five times as much as any of theirs. So they feasted and drank freely with him.

King James Version

And he took and sent messes unto them from before him: but Benjamin's mess was five times so much as any of theirs. And they drank, and were merry with him.

Holman Bible

Portions were served to them from Joseph’s table, and Benjamin’s portion was five times larger than any of theirs. They drank, and they got intoxicated with Joseph.

International Standard Version

Joseph himself brought portions to them from his own table, except that he provided to Benjamin five times as much as he did for each of the others. So they feasted together and drank freely with Joseph.

A Conservative Version

And he took [and sent] portions to them from before him, but Benjamin's portion was five times so much as any of theirs. And they drank, and were merry with him.

American Standard Version

And he took and sent messes unto them from before him: but Benjamin's mess was five times so much as any of theirs. And they drank, and were merry with him.

Amplified

Joseph selected and sent portions to them from his own table, but Benjamin’s portion was five times as much as any of theirs. So they feasted and drank freely and celebrated with him.

Darby Translation

And he had portions carried to them from before him. And Benjamin's portion was five times greater than the portions of them all. And they drank, and made merry with him.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will take gifts from before him to them: and Benjamin's gift will increase above all their gifts, five parts. And they will drink and be intoxicated with him.

King James 2000

And he took and sent portions unto them from before him: but Benjamin's portion was five times as much as any of theirs. And they drank, and were merry with him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And portions were served to them from {his table}, and the portion of Benjamin was five times greater than the portion of any of them. And they drank and became drunk with him.

Modern King James verseion

And one took portions to them from before him. But Benjamin's portion was five times as much as any of theirs. And they drank, and were merry with him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And they brought rewards unto them from before him: but Benjamin's part was five times so much as any of theirs. And they ate and they drank, and were drunk with him.

NET Bible

He gave them portions of the food set before him, but the portion for Benjamin was five times greater than the portions for any of the others. They drank with Joseph until they all became drunk.

New Heart English Bible

He sent portions to them from before him, but Benjamin's portion was five times as much as any of theirs. They drank, and were merry with him.

The Emphasized Bible

And he sent portions from before him unto them, and the portion of Benjamin exceeded the portions of them all, five-fold. And they drank and made merry with him.

Webster

And he took and sent messes to them from before him: but Benjamin's mess was five times so much as any of theirs. And they drank, and were merry with him.

World English Bible

He sent portions to them from before him, but Benjamin's portion was five times as much as any of theirs. They drank, and were merry with him.

Youngs Literal Translation

and he lifteth up gifts from before him unto them, and the gift of Benjamin is five hands more than the gifts of all of them; and they drink, yea, they drink abundantly with him.

Interlinear

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

and sent messes
משׂאת 
Mas'eth 
Usage: 16

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

בּנימין 
Binyamiyn 
Usage: 166

משׂאת 
Mas'eth 
Usage: 16

חמשּׁה חמשׁ 
Chamesh 
Usage: 343

יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

so much as
רבה 
Rabah 
Usage: 224

שׁתה 
Shathah 
Usage: 218

and were merry
שׁכר 
Shakar 
Usage: 19

References

Hastings

Smith

Context Readings

A Feast At Joseph's Palace

33 And they were all given their seats before him in order of birth, from the oldest to the youngest: so that they were looking at one another in wonder. 34 And Joseph sent food to them from his table, but he sent five times as much to Benjamin as to any of the others. And they took wine freely with him.



Cross References

Genesis 45:22

To every one of them he gave three changes of clothing; but to Benjamin he gave three hundred bits of silver and five changes of clothing.

2 Samuel 11:8

And David said to Uriah, Go down to your house and let your feet be washed. And Uriah went away from the king's house, and an offering from the king was sent after him.

1 Samuel 1:5

But to Hannah he gave one part, though Hannah was very dear to him, but the Lord had not let her have children.

1 Samuel 9:22-24

Then Samuel took Saul and his servant into the guest room, and made them take the chief place among all the guests who were there, about thirty persons.

Proverbs 31:6

Give strong drink to him who is near to destruction, and wine to him whose soul is bitter:

Ecclesiastes 9:7

Come, take your bread with joy, and your wine with a glad heart. God has taken pleasure in your works.

Ecclesiastes 10:19

A feast is for laughing, and wine makes glad the heart; but by the one and the other money is wasted.

Song of Songs 5:1

I have come into my garden, my sister, my bride; to take my myrrh with my spice; my wax with my honey; my wine with my milk. Take meat, O friends; take wine, yes, be overcome with love.

Habakkuk 1:6

For see, I am sending the Chaldaeans, that bitter and quick-moving nation; who go through the wide spaces of the earth to get for themselves living-places which are not theirs.

Matthew 11:19

The Son of man has come feasting, and they say, See, a lover of food and wine, a friend of tax-farmers and sinners! And wisdom is judged to be right by her works.

John 2:10

And said to him, Every man first puts out his best wine and when all have had enough he puts out what is not so good; but you have kept the good wine till now.

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