Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And he said, Far be it from me to do so! The man in whose hand the cup has been found, he shall be my bondman; but as for you, go up in peace to your father.

New American Standard Bible

But he said, "Far be it from me to do this. The man in whose possession the cup has been found, he shall be my slave; but as for you, go up in peace to your father."

King James Version

And he said, God forbid that I should do so: but the man in whose hand the cup is found, he shall be my servant; and as for you, get you up in peace unto your father.

Holman Bible

Then Joseph said, “I swear that I will not do this. The man in whose possession the cup was found will be my slave. The rest of you can go in peace to your father.”

International Standard Version

"Far be it from me to do this," Joseph responded. "The man in whose possession the cup was discovered will be my slave, but the rest of you may leave in peace to be with your father."

A Conservative Version

And he said, Far be it from me that I should do so. The man in whose hand the cup is found, he shall be my bondman, but as for you, get you up in peace to your father.

American Standard Version

And he said, Far be it from me that I should do so: the man in whose hand the cup is found, he shall be my bondman; but as for you, get you up in peace unto your father.

Amplified

But [Joseph] said, God forbid that I should do that; but the man in whose hand the cup is found, he shall be my servant; and as for [the rest of] you, arise and go in peace to your father.

Bible in Basic English

Then he said, Far be it from me to do so: but the man who had my cup will be my servant; and you may go back to your father in peace.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he said, in no wise should I do so; but the man in whose hand the cup is found, he shall be my slave; and as for you, go up in peace unto your father.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will say, Far be it for me to do this: the man in whose band the cup being found, he shall be servant to me; and ye, go ye up in peace to your father.

King James 2000

And he said, God forbid that I should do so: but the man in whose hand the cup is found, he shall be my servant; and as for you, get you up in peace unto your father.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But he said, "Far be it from me to do this! The man in whose hand the cup was found, he will become my slave. But as for you, go up in peace to your father."

Modern King James verseion

And he said, Be it far from me that I should do so. The man in whose hand the cup is found, he shall be my servant. And as for you, you go in peace to your father.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he answered, "God forbid that I should do so, the man with whom the cup is found, he shall be my servant: but go ye in peace unto your father."

NET Bible

But Joseph said, "Far be it from me to do this! The man in whose hand the cup was found will become my slave, but the rest of you may go back to your father in peace."

New Heart English Bible

He said, "Far be it from me that I should do so. The man in whose hand the cup is found, he will be my bondservant; but as for you, go up in peace to your father."

The Emphasized Bible

And he said, Far be it from me to do this thing! The man in whose hand the cup hath been found, he, shall be my servant, but as for you, go ye up in peace unto your father.

Webster

And he said, Far be it from me that I should do so: the man in whose hand the cup is found, he shall be my servant; and as for you, go in peace to your father.

World English Bible

He said, "Far be it from me that I should do so. The man in whose hand the cup is found, he will be my bondservant; but as for you, go up in peace to your father."

Youngs Literal Translation

and he saith, 'Far be it from me to do this; the man in whose hand the cup hath been found, he becometh my servant; and ye, go ye up in peace unto your father.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חללה חלילה 
Chaliylah 
God forbid, far be it, be...far, Lord forbid,
Usage: 20

so
זאת 
Zo'th 
Usage: 602

but the man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

in whose hand
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

the cup
גּביע 
G@biya` 
Usage: 14

is found
מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

he shall be my servant
עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

and as for you, get you up
עלה 
`alah 
Usage: 890

in peace
שׁלם שׁלום 
Shalowm 
Usage: 236

References

American

Easton

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Joseph Tests His Brothers

16 And Judah said, What shall we say to my lord? what shall we speak, and how justify ourselves? God has found out the iniquity of thy servants; behold, we are my lord's bondmen, both we, and he in whose hand the cup has been found. 17 And he said, Far be it from me to do so! The man in whose hand the cup has been found, he shall be my bondman; but as for you, go up in peace to your father. 18 Then Judah came near to him, and said, Ah! my lord, let thy servant, I pray thee, speak a word in my lord's ears, and let not thine anger burn against thy servant; for thou art even as Pharaoh.


Cross References

Genesis 18:25

Far be it from thee to do so, to slay the righteous with the wicked, that the righteous should be as the wicked far be it from thee! Will not the Judge of all the earth do right?

Genesis 26:29

that thou wilt do us no wrong, as we have not touched thee, and as we have done to thee nothing but good, and have let thee go in peace; thou art now blessed of Jehovah.

Genesis 37:32-33

and they sent the vest of many colours and had it carried to their father, and said, This have we found: discern now whether it is thy son's vest or not.

Genesis 42:18

And Joseph said to them the third day, This do, that ye may live: I fear God.

2 Samuel 23:3

The God of Israel said, The Rock of Israel spoke to me, The ruler among men shall be just, Ruling in the fear of God;

Psalm 75:2

When I shall receive the assembly, I will judge with equity.

Proverbs 17:15

He that justifieth the wicked, and he that condemneth the righteous, even they both are abomination to Jehovah.

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