Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Look, we brought back to you from the land of Canaan the money that we found at the top of our sacks. How, then, could we have stolen silver or gold from your master's palace?

New American Standard Bible

"Behold, the money which we found in the mouth of our sacks we have brought back to you from the land of Canaan. How then could we steal silver or gold from your lord's house?

King James Version

Behold, the money, which we found in our sacks' mouths, we brought again unto thee out of the land of Canaan: how then should we steal out of thy lord's house silver or gold?

Holman Bible

We even brought back to you from the land of Canaan the money we found at the top of our bags. How could we steal gold and silver from your master’s house?

A Conservative Version

Behold, the money, which we found in our sacks' mouths, we brought again to thee out of the land of Canaan. How then would we steal out of thy lord's house silver or gold?

American Standard Version

Behold, the money, which we found in our sacks mouths, we brought again unto thee out of the land of Canaan: how then should we steal out of thy lord's house silver or gold?

Amplified

Note that the money which we found in the mouths of our sacks we brought back to you from the land of Canaan. Is it likely then that we would steal from your master's house silver or gold?

Bible in Basic English

See, the money which was in the mouth of our bags we gave back to you when we came again from Canaan: how then might we take silver or gold from your lord's house?

Darby Translation

Behold, the money that we found in our sacks' mouths we have brought again to thee from the land of Canaan; and how should we steal out of thy lord's house silver or gold?

Julia Smith Translation

Behold, the silver which we found in the mouth of our sacks, we turned back to thee from the land of Canaan: and how shall we steal from thy lord's house, silver or gold?

King James 2000

Behold, the money, which we found in our sacks' mouths, we brought again unto you out of the land of Canaan: how then should we steal out of your lord's house silver or gold?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Behold, the money that we found in the mouth of our sacks we returned to you from the land of Canaan. Now why would we steal silver or gold from the house of my lord?

Modern King James verseion

Behold, the silver which we found in our sack's mouth, we brought it in to you out of the land of Canaan. How then should we steal out of your lord's house silver or gold?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Behold, the money which we found in our sack's mouths, we brought again unto thee, out of the land of Canaan: how then should we steal out of my lord's house, either silver or gold?

NET Bible

Look, the money that we found in the mouths of our sacks we brought back to you from the land of Canaan. Why then would we steal silver or gold from your master's house?

New Heart English Bible

Behold, the money, which we found in our sacks' mouths, we brought again to you out of the land of Canaan. How then should we steal silver or gold out of your lord's house?

The Emphasized Bible

Lo! the silver that we found in the mouth of our sacks, we brought back unto thee out of the land of Canaan, - how then could we steal out of the house of thy lord, silver or gold?

Webster

Behold, the money which we found in our sacks' mouths, we brought again to thee from the land of Canaan: how then should we steal from thy lord's house silver or gold?

World English Bible

Behold, the money, which we found in our sacks' mouths, we brought again to you out of the land of Canaan. How then should we steal silver or gold out of your lord's house?

Youngs Literal Translation

lo, the money which we found in the mouth of our bags we brought back unto thee from the land of Canaan, and how do we steal from the house of thy lord silver or gold?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Behold, the money
כּסף 
Keceph 
Usage: 403

מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

in our sacks'
אמתּחת 
'amtachath 
Usage: 15

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

unto thee out of the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

of Canaan
כּנען 
K@na`an 
Usage: 93

גּנב 
Ganab 
Usage: 40

אדן אדון 
'adown 
Usage: 335

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

כּסף 
Keceph 
Usage: 403

References

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Context Readings

Joseph Tests His Brothers

7 "Your Excellency," they replied, "Why do you speak like this? Far be it from your servants to act like this. 8 Look, we brought back to you from the land of Canaan the money that we found at the top of our sacks. How, then, could we have stolen silver or gold from your master's palace? 9 Go ahead and execute whichever one of your servants is discovered to have it, and we'll remain as your master's slaves."


Cross References

Genesis 42:21

"We're all guilty because of what we did to our brother!" they told each other. "We kept on watching his suffering while he pleaded with us! We're in this mess because we wouldn't listen!"

Genesis 42:27

Later on, one of them opened up his sack to give his donkey some fodder after they had stopped at the place where they intended to lodge for the night. There, in the mouth of his sack, was all of his money!

Genesis 42:35

Later on, as they went about unloading their sacks, each man's bundle of money was found in each man's sack. When they and their father saw their bundles of money, they were greatly distressed.

Genesis 43:12

Also take twice as much money with you so you can return the money that had been replaced in the mouth of your sacks. Maybe it was an accounting mistake on his part.

Genesis 43:21-22

when we arrived at our overnight lodging place, we opened our sacks and discovered each man's money was still in the mouth of his sack. All of our money was there! We've brought it back with us in full.

Genesis 44:7

"Your Excellency," they replied, "Why do you speak like this? Far be it from your servants to act like this.

Exodus 20:15

"You are not to steal.

Deuteronomy 5:19

""You are not to steal.

Matthew 19:18

The young man asked him, "Which ones?"

Romans 13:9

For the commandments, "You must not commit adultery; you must not murder; you must not steal; you must not covet," and every other commandment are summed up in this statement: "You must love your neighbor as yourself."

James 2:10-11

For whoever keeps the whole Law but fails in one point is guilty of breaking all of it.

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