Parallel Verses

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,

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—

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,

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 from me, too, and then something harmful happens to him, then it will be death for me and my sad, gray hair!' 30 "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, 31 when he notices that the young man hasn't come back with us, he'll die, and your servants really will have brought death to your servant, our father, along with his sad, gray hair!



Cross References

1 Samuel 18:1

When David finished speaking with Saul, Jonathan became a close friend to David, and Jonathan loved him as himself.

Genesis 44:17

"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."

Genesis 44:31

when he notices that the young man hasn't come back with us, he'll die, and your servants really will have brought death to your servant, our father, along with his sad, gray hair!

Genesis 44:34

After all, how can I go back to my father if the young man doesn't accompany me? I'm afraid of what might happen to my father."

1 Samuel 25:29

If anyone should arise to pursue you and seek your life, may the life of your majesty be bound up with the LORD your God in a bundle of the living, and may he sling out the lives of your enemies from the pocket of a sling.

2 Samuel 18:33

Deeply shaken, the king went up to the chamber overlooking the city gate, weeping bitterly and crying out as he went along, "My son Absalom! My son! My son Absalom! I wish I had died instead of you, Absalom my son, my son!"

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