Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

The palace manager searched for the cup, beginning with the oldest brother's sack and ending with the youngest brother's sack, and there it was! in Benjamin's sack.

New American Standard Bible

He searched, beginning with the oldest and ending with the youngest, and the cup was found in Benjamin's sack.

King James Version

And he searched, and began at the eldest, and left at the youngest: and the cup was found in Benjamin's sack.

Holman Bible

The steward searched, beginning with the oldest and ending with the youngest, and the cup was found in Benjamin’s sack.

A Conservative Version

And he searched, [and] began at the eldest, and left off at the youngest. And the cup was found in Benjamin's sack.

American Standard Version

And he searched, and began at the eldest, and left off at the youngest: and the cup was found in Benjamin's sack.

Amplified

And [the steward] searched, beginning with the eldest and stopping with the youngest; and the cup was found in Benjamin's sack.

Bible in Basic English

And he made a search, starting with the oldest and ending with the youngest; and the cup was in Benjamin's bag.

Darby Translation

And he searched carefully: he began at the eldest, and ended at the youngest; and the cup was found in Benjamin's sack.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will search, beginning at the great and finishing at the small: and he will find the cup in Benjamin's sack.

King James 2000

And he searched, and began at the eldest, and ended at the youngest: and the cup was found in Benjamin's sack.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he searched, beginning with the oldest and finishing with the youngest. And the cup was found in the sack of Benjamin.

Modern King James verseion

And he searched first at the oldest and with the youngest last. And the cup was found in Benjamin's sack.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he searched, and began at the eldest and left at the youngest. And the cup was found in Benjamin's sack.

NET Bible

Then the man searched. He began with the oldest and finished with the youngest. The cup was found in Benjamin's sack!

New Heart English Bible

He searched, beginning with the eldest, and ending at the youngest. The cup was found in Benjamin's sack.

The Emphasized Bible

Then made he thorough search, with the eldest, he began, and with the youngest, he ended, - and the cup was found in the sack of Benjamin!

Webster

And he searched, and began at the eldest, and left at the youngest: and the cup was found in Benjamin's sack.

World English Bible

He searched, beginning with the eldest, and ending at the youngest. The cup was found in Benjamin's sack.

Youngs Literal Translation

and he searcheth -- at the eldest he hath begun, and at the youngest he hath completed -- and the cup is found in the bag of Benjamin;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חפשׂ 
Chaphas 
Usage: 23

at the eldest
גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

and left
כּלה 
Kalah 
Usage: 207

at the youngest
קטן קטן 
Qatan 
Usage: 101

and the cup
גּביע 
G@biya` 
Usage: 14

מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

בּנימין 
Binyamiyn 
Usage: 166

References

Easton

Context Readings

Joseph Tests His Brothers

11 So they quickly dismounted, unloaded their sacks onto the ground, and each one of them opened his own sack. 12 The palace manager searched for the cup, beginning with the oldest brother's sack and ending with the youngest brother's sack, and there it was! in Benjamin's sack. 13 At this, they all tore their clothes, reloaded their donkeys, and returned to the city.


Cross References

Genesis 42:36-38

Their father Jacob told them, "You're causing me to lose my children! Joseph is gone. Now Simeon is gone, and you're planning to take Benjamin, too. Everything's going against me!"

Genesis 43:14

and may God Almighty cause the man to show compassion toward you. May he send all of you back, including your other brother and Benjamin. Now as for me, if I lose my children, I lose them."

Genesis 43:33

Meanwhile, the brothers were seated in front of Joseph in birth order, from firstborn to youngest. The men stared at one another in astonishment.

Genesis 44:2

Then place my cup the silver one in the top of the sack belonging to the youngest one, along with the money he brought to buy grain." So the manager did precisely what Joseph told him to do.

Genesis 44:26-32

"But we told him, "We can't go back there. If our youngest brother accompanies us, we'll go back, but we cannot see the man's face again unless our youngest brother accompanies us.'

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