Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

and they declare to him, saying, 'Joseph is yet alive,' and that he is ruler over all the land of Egypt; and his heart ceaseth, for he hath not given credence to them.

New American Standard Bible

They told him, saying, “Joseph is still alive, and indeed he is ruler over all the land of Egypt.” But he was stunned, for he did not believe them.

King James Version

And told him, saying, Joseph is yet alive, and he is governor over all the land of Egypt. And Jacob's heart fainted, for he believed them not.

Holman Bible

They said, “Joseph is still alive, and he is ruler over all the land of Egypt!” Jacob was stunned, for he did not believe them.

International Standard Version

where they informed their father, "Joseph is still alive! As a matter of fact, he's ruling the entire land of Egypt." But Jacob didn't believe them, because he had become cynical.

A Conservative Version

And they told him, saying, Joseph is yet alive, and he is ruler over all the land of Egypt. And his heart fainted, for he did not believe them.

American Standard Version

And they told him, saying, Joseph is yet alive, and he is ruler over all the land of Egypt. And his heart fainted, for he believed them not.

Amplified

and they said to him, “Joseph is still alive, and indeed he is ruler over all the land of Egypt.” But Jacob was stunned and his heart almost stopped beating, because he did not believe them.

Bible in Basic English

And they said to him, Joseph is living, and is ruler over all the land of Egypt. And at this word Jacob was quite overcome, for he had no faith in it.

Darby Translation

And they told him, saying, Joseph is still alive, and he is governor over all the land of Egypt. And his heart fainted, for he did not believe them.

Julia Smith Translation

And they will announce to him, saying, Joseph is yet living, and that he the ruler over all the land of Egypt. And his heart will be cold for he believed them not

King James 2000

And told him, saying, Joseph is yet alive, and he is governor over all the land of Egypt. And Jacob's heart fainted, for he believed them not.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And they spoke to him, saying, "Joseph [is] still alive, and he [is] ruler over all the land of Egypt." And his heart {went numb}, because he did not believe him.

Modern King James verseion

And they told him, saying, Joseph is still alive, and he is governor over all the land of Egypt. And Jacob's heart fainted, for he did not believe them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Joseph is yet alive and is governor over all the land of Egypt." And Jacob's heart wavered, for he believed them not.

NET Bible

They told him, "Joseph is still alive and he is ruler over all the land of Egypt!" Jacob was stunned, for he did not believe them.

New Heart English Bible

They told him, saying, "Joseph is still alive, and he is ruler over all the land of Egypt." His heart fainted, for he did not believe them.

The Emphasized Bible

And they told him saying - Joseph: is, yet alive, yea, indeed, he, is ruler in all the land of Egypt. And his heart became faint, for he believed them not.

Webster

And told him, saying, Joseph is yet alive, and he is governor over all the land of Egypt. And Jacob's heart fainted, for he believed them not.

World English Bible

They told him, saying, "Joseph is still alive, and he is ruler over all the land of Egypt." His heart fainted, for he didn't believe them.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נגד 
Nagad 
Usage: 370

יוסף 
Yowceph 
Usage: 213

is yet alive
חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

and he is governor
משׁל 
Mashal 
Usage: 81

over all the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

of Egypt
מצרים 
Mitsrayim 
Usage: 681

פּוּג 
Puwg 
Usage: 4

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Joseph Reveals His Identity

25 And they go up out of Egypt, and come in to the land of Canaan, unto Jacob their father, 26 and they declare to him, saying, 'Joseph is yet alive,' and that he is ruler over all the land of Egypt; and his heart ceaseth, for he hath not given credence to them. 27 And they speak unto him all the words of Joseph, which he hath spoken unto them, and he seeth the waggons which Joseph hath sent to bear him away, and live doth the spirit of Jacob their father;



Cross References

Genesis 37:35

and all his sons and all his daughters rise to comfort him, and he refuseth to comfort himself, and saith, 'For -- I go down mourning unto my son, to Sheol,' and his father weepeth for him.

Genesis 44:28

and the one goeth out from me, and I say, Surely he is torn -- torn! and I have not seen him since;

Genesis 42:36

and Jacob their father saith unto them, 'Me ye have bereaved; Joseph is not, and Simeon is not, and Benjamin ye take -- against me have been all these.'

Genesis 42:38

and he saith, 'My son doth not go down with you, for his brother is dead, and he by himself is left; when mischief hath met him in the way in which ye go, then ye have brought down my grey hairs in sorrow to sheol.'

Genesis 45:8-9

and now, ye -- ye have not sent me hither, but God, and He doth set me for a father to Pharaoh, and for lord to all his house, and ruler over all the land of Egypt.

Job 9:16

Though I had called and He answereth me, I do not believe that He giveth ear to my voice.

Job 29:24

I laugh unto them -- they give no credence, And the light of my face cause not to fall.

Psalm 105:21

He hath made him lord of his house, And ruler over all his possessions.

Psalm 126:1

A Song of the Ascents. In Jehovah's turning back to the captivity of Zion, We have been as dreamers.

Jonah 2:7

In the feebleness within me of my soul Jehovah I have remembered, And come in unto Thee doth my prayer, Unto Thy holy temple.

Luke 24:11

and their sayings appeared before them as idle talk, and they were not believing them.

Luke 24:34

saying -- 'The Lord was raised indeed, and was seen by Simon;'

Luke 24:41

and while they are not believing from the joy, and wondering, he said to them, 'Have ye anything here to eat?'

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