Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

it shall come to pass when he sees that the lad is not with us, that he will die: and thy slaves shall bring the gray hairs of thy slave our father down with sorrow to Sheol.

New American Standard Bible

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.

King James Version

It shall come to pass, when he seeth that the lad is not with us, that he will die: and thy servants shall bring down the gray hairs of thy servant our father with sorrow to the grave.

Holman Bible

when he sees that the boy is not with us, he will die. Then your servants will have brought the gray hairs of your servant our father down to Sheol in sorrow.

International Standard Version

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!

A Conservative Version

it will come to pass, when he sees that the lad is not [with us], that he will die. And thy servants will bring down the gray hairs of thy servant our father with sorrow to Sheol.

American Standard Version

it will come to pass, when he seeth that the lad is not with us , that he will die: and thy servants will bring down the gray hairs of thy servant our father with sorrow to Sheol.

Amplified

When he sees that the lad is not with us, he will die; and your servants will be responsible for his death and will bring down the gray hairs of your servant our father with sorrow to Sheol.

Bible in Basic English

When he sees that the boy is not with us, he will come to his death, and our father's grey head will go down in sorrow to the underworld.

Darby Translation

it will come to pass when he sees that the lad is not there, that he will die; and thy servants will bring down the grey hairs of thy servant our father with sorrow to Sheol.

Julia Smith Translation

And it was when he having seen that the youth is not, and he will die: and thy servants brought down the old age of thy servant our father in grief to hades.

King James 2000

It shall come to pass, when he sees that the lad is not with us, that he will die: and your servants shall bring down the gray hairs of your servant our father with sorrow to the grave.

Lexham Expanded Bible

it shall happen [that] when he sees that the boy is gone, he will die. And your servants will bring down the gray head of your servant, our father, to Sheol with sorrow.

Modern King James verseion

it shall be, when he sees that the boy is not with us, he will die. And your servants shall bring down the gray hairs of your servant our father with sorrow to the grave.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

then as soon as he seeth that the lad is not come, he will die. So shall we thy servants bring the gray head of thy servant our father with sorrow unto the grave.

NET Bible

When he sees the boy is not with us, he will die, and your servants will bring down the gray hair of your servant our father in sorrow to the grave.

New Heart English Bible

it will happen, when he sees that the boy is no more, that he will die. Your servants will bring down the gray hairs of your servant, our father, with sorrow to Sheol.

The Emphasized Bible

so surely shall it come to pass that when he sooth that the lad is not with us, then will he die. So shall thy servants bring down the grey hairs of thy servant our father, with sorrow to hades.

Webster

It shall come to pass, when he seeth that the lad is not with us, that he will die: and thy servants will bring down the gray hairs of thy servant our father, with sorrow to the grave.

World English Bible

it will happen, when he sees that the boy is no more, that he will die. Your servants will bring down the gray hairs of your servant, our father, with sorrow to Sheol.

Youngs Literal Translation

then it hath come to pass when he seeth that the youth is not, that he hath died, and thy servants have brought down the grey hairs of thy servant our father with sorrow to sheol;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
It shall come to pass, when he seeth
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

that the lad
נער 
Na`ar 
Usage: 239

is not with us, that he will die
מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

ירד 
Yarad 
Usage: 378

the gray hairs
שׂיבה 
Seybah 
Usage: 19

עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

with sorrow
יגון 
Yagown 
Usage: 14

References

American

Easton

Hastings

Context Readings

Joseph Tests His Brothers

30 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, 31 it shall come to pass when he sees that the lad is not with us, that he will die: and thy slaves shall bring the gray hairs of thy slave our father down with sorrow to Sheol. 32 For thy slave became surety for the lad unto my father, saying, If I bring him not unto thee, then I shall bear the sin before my father for ever.



Cross References

Genesis 44:29

and if ye take this one also from me and some disaster should befall him, ye shall bring my gray hairs with sorrow down to Sheol.

Genesis 37:35

And all his sons and all his daughters rose up to comfort him, but he refused to be comforted, and he said, For I will go down into the grave unto my son mourning. Thus his father wept for him.

Genesis 37:26-27

Then Judah said unto his brethren, What profit is it if we slay our brother and conceal his blood?

1 Samuel 4:17-18

And the messenger answered and said, Israel fled before the Philistines, and there has been also a great slaughter among the people, and thy two sons also, Hophni and Phinehas, are dead, and the ark of God was taken.

1 Samuel 22:22

And David said unto Abiathar, I knew it that day when Doeg, the Edomite, was there that he would surely tell Saul. I have given cause before Saul against all the persons of thy father's house.

2 Corinthians 7:10

For godly sorrow works repentance to salvation, of which there is no need to repented; but the sorrow of the world works death.

1 Thessalonians 4:13

But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning those who are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as the others who have no hope.

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