Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Now, therefore, when I come to your servant my father, and the lad is not with us, since his life is bound up in the lad's life,

King James Version

Now therefore when I come to thy servant my father, and the lad be not with us; seeing that his life is bound up in the lad's life;

Holman Bible

"So, if I come to your servant my father and the boy is not with us-his life is wrapped up with the boy's life-

International Standard Version

"So when I go back to your servant, my father, and the young man isn't with us, since he's constantly living life focused on his son,

A Conservative Version

Now therefore when I come to thy servant my father, and the lad is not with us, since his life is bound up in the lad's life,

American Standard Version

Now therefore when I come to thy servant my father, and the lad is not with us; seeing that his life is bound up in the lad's life;

Amplified

Now therefore, when I come to your servant my father and the lad is not with us, since his life is bound up in the lad's life and his soul knit with the lad's soul,

Bible in Basic English

If then I go back to your servant, my father, without the boy, because his life and the boy's life are one,

Darby Translation

And now, when I come to thy servant my father, and the lad is not with us, seeing that his life is bound up with his life,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Now therefore when I come to thy slave my father, and the lad is not with us, seeing that his soul is bound up in the lad's soul,

Julia Smith Translation

And now if I came to thy servant my father, and the youth not with us, for his soul is bound upon his soul,

King James 2000

Now therefore when I come to your servant my father, and the lad be not with us; seeing that his life is bound up in the lad's life;

Lexham Expanded Bible

So now, when I come to your servant, my father, and the boy is not with us--now his life is bound up with his life--

Modern King James verseion

And now when I come to your servant my father, and the boy is not with us, since his life is bound up in his life,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Now therefore, when I come to thy servant my father, if the lad be not with me - seeing that his life hangeth by the lad's life -

NET Bible

"So now, when I return to your servant my father, and the boy is not with us -- his very life is bound up in his son's life.

New Heart English Bible

Now therefore when I come to your servant my father, and the boy is not with us; seeing that his life is bound up in the boy's life;

The Emphasized Bible

Now, therefore, as surely as I go in unto thy servant my father, and, the lad, is not with us, - seeing that his soul is bound up with the lads soul,

Webster

Now therefore, when I come to thy servant my father, and the lad is not with us; (seeing that his life is bound up in the lad's life)

World English Bible

Now therefore when I come to your servant my father, and the boy is not with us; since his life is bound up in the boy's life;

Youngs Literal Translation

'And now, at my coming in unto thy servant my father, and the youth not with us (and his soul is bound up in his soul),

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

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

עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

and the lad
נער 
Na`ar 
Usage: 239

be not with us seeing that his life
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

is bound up
קשׁר 
Qashar 
Usage: 44

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Joseph Tests His Brothers

29 'If you take this one also from me, and harm befalls him, you will bring my gray hair down to Sheol in sorrow.' 30 "Now, therefore, when I come to your servant my father, and the lad is not with us, since his life is bound up in the lad's life, 31 when he sees that the lad is not with us, he will die. Thus your servants will bring the gray hair of your servant our father down to Sheol in sorrow.



Cross References

1 Samuel 18:1

Now it came about when he had finished speaking to Saul, that the soul of Jonathan was knit to the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as himself.

Genesis 44:17

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."

Genesis 44:31

when he sees that the lad is not with us, he will die. Thus your servants will bring the gray hair of your servant our father down to Sheol in sorrow.

Genesis 44:34

"For how shall I go up to my father if the lad is not with me--for fear that I see the evil that would overtake my father?"

1 Samuel 25:29

"Should anyone rise up to pursue you and to seek your life, then the life of my lord shall be bound in the bundle of the living with the LORD your God; but the lives of your enemies He will sling out as from the hollow of a sling.

2 Samuel 18:33

The king was deeply moved and went up to the chamber over the gate and wept. And thus he said as he walked, "O my son Absalom, my son, my son Absalom! Would I had died instead of you, O Absalom, my son, my son!"

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