Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

And now do not be grieved, nor angry with yourselves that you sold me here. For God sent me before you to preserve life.

New American Standard Bible

Now do not be grieved or angry with yourselves, because you sold me here, for God sent me before you to preserve life.

King James Version

Now therefore be not grieved, nor angry with yourselves, that ye sold me hither: for God did send me before you to preserve life.

Holman Bible

And now don’t be worried or angry with yourselves for selling me here, because God sent me ahead of you to preserve life.

International Standard Version

"I'm your brother Joseph, whom you sold into slavery in Egypt!" he told them. "But don't be distressed or angry at yourselves because you sold me here, because God sent me ahead of you all in order to deliver us.

A Conservative Version

And now be not grieved, nor angry with yourselves, that ye sold me here, for God sent me before you to preserve life.

American Standard Version

And now be not grieved, nor angry with yourselves, that ye sold me hither: for God did send me before you to preserve life.

Amplified

Now do not be distressed or angry with yourselves because you sold me here, for God sent me ahead of you to save life and preserve our family.

Bible in Basic English

Now do not be troubled or angry with yourselves for sending me away, because God sent me before you to be the saviour of your lives.

Darby Translation

And now, be not grieved, and be not angry with yourselves, that ye sold me hither, for God sent me before you to preserve life.

Julia Smith Translation

And now, ye shall not be grieved, and it shall not burn in your eyes, because ye sold me here: for God sent me before you for the preservation of life.

King James 2000

Now therefore be not grieved, nor angry with yourselves, that you sold me here: for God did send me before you to preserve life.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So now, do not be distressed and do not be angry {with yourselves} that you sold me here, for God sent me as deliverance before you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And now be not grieved therewith, neither let it seem a cruel thing in your eyes, that ye sold me hither. For God did send me before you to save life.

NET Bible

Now, do not be upset and do not be angry with yourselves because you sold me here, for God sent me ahead of you to preserve life!

New Heart English Bible

Now do not be grieved, nor angry with yourselves, that you sold me here, for God sent me before you to preserve life.

The Emphasized Bible

But, now, do not grieve, neither let it be vexing in your eyes, that ye sold me hither, - for, to save life, did God send me before you.

Webster

Now therefore be not grieved, nor angry with yourselves, that ye sold me hither; for God sent me before you to preserve life.

World English Bible

Now don't be grieved, nor angry with yourselves, that you sold me here, for God sent me before you to preserve life.

Youngs Literal Translation

and now, be not grieved, nor let it be displeasing in your eyes that ye sold me hither, for to preserve life hath God sent me before you.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עצב 
`atsab 
Usage: 17

חרה 
Charah 
Usage: 91

with yourselves
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

that ye sold
מכר 
Makar 
sell, seller, at all
Usage: 80

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

me before you
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

References

Easton

Hastings

Context Readings

Joseph Reveals His Identity

4 And Joseph said to his brothers, Please come near me. And they came near. And he said, I am Joseph your brother, whom you sold into Egypt. 5 And now do not be grieved, nor angry with yourselves that you sold me here. For God sent me before you to preserve life. 6 For these two years the famine has been in the land, and there are still five years in which there will be no plowing nor harvest.


Cross References

Genesis 50:20

But as for you, you thought evil against me, but God meant it for good, to bring to pass, as it is this day, to save a great many people alive.

Genesis 45:7-8

And God sent me before you to preserve for you a remnant in the earth, and to save your lives by a great deliverance.

Job 1:21

And he said, I came naked out of my mother's womb, and naked shall I return there. Jehovah gave, and Jehovah has taken away. Blessed be the name of Jehovah.

Psalm 105:16-17

And He called for a famine on the land; He broke the whole staff of bread.

Genesis 47:25

And they said, You have saved our lives. Let us find grace in the sight of my lord, and we will be Pharaoh's servants.

1 Samuel 1:19

And they rose up in the morning early, and worshiped before Jehovah, and returned, and came to their house to Ramah. And Elkanah knew Hannah his wife, and Jehovah remembered her.

2 Samuel 12:12

For you did it secretly, but I will do this thing before all Israel and before the sun.

2 Samuel 16:10-12

And the king said, What have I to do with you, sons of Zeruiah? Let him curse, because Jehovah has said to him, Curse David. Who then shall say, Why have you done so?

2 Samuel 17:14

And Absalom and all the men of Israel said, The counsel of Hushai the Archite is better than the counsel of Ahithophel. For Jehovah had appointed to defeat the good counsel of Ahithophel, to the intent that Jehovah might bring evil on Absalom.

Isaiah 40:1-2

Comfort, O comfort my people, says your God.

Luke 23:34

And Jesus said, Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do. And parting His clothing, they cast lots.

Acts 2:23-24

this One given to you by the before-determined counsel and foreknowledge of God, you have taken and by lawless hands, crucifying Him, you put Him to death;

Acts 4:24-28

And having heard, they lifted up their voice to God with one accord and said, Lord, You are the God who made the heaven and earth, and the sea, and all that is in them;

Acts 7:9-15

And being jealous of Joseph, the patriarchs sold Joseph into Egypt. But God was with him

2 Corinthians 2:7

so that, on the contrary, you should rather forgive and comfort him, lest perhaps such a one should be swallowed up with overwhelming sorrow.

2 Corinthians 2:11

so that we should not be overreached by Satan, for we are not ignorant of his devices.

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