Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

So shall ye say unto Joseph, Forgive, I pray thee now, the trespass of thy brethren and their sin, for they did unto thee evil; and now, we pray thee, forgive the trespass of the slaves of the God of thy father. And Joseph wept when they spoke unto him.

New American Standard Bible

'Thus you shall say to Joseph, "Please forgive, I beg you, the transgression of your brothers and their sin, for they did you wrong."' And now, please forgive the transgression of the servants of the God of your father." And Joseph wept when they spoke to him.

King James Version

So shall ye say unto Joseph, Forgive, I pray thee now, the trespass of thy brethren, and their sin; for they did unto thee evil: and now, we pray thee, forgive the trespass of the servants of the God of thy father. And Joseph wept when they spake unto him.

Holman Bible

‘Say this to Joseph: Please forgive your brothers’ transgression and their sin—the suffering they caused you.’ Therefore, please forgive the transgression of the servants of the God of your father.” Joseph wept when their message came to him.

International Standard Version

"Before he died, your father left some instructions. He told us, "Tell Joseph, "Please forgive your brothers' offenses. I beg you, forgive their sins, because they wronged you."' So please forgive the transgression of the servants of your father's God."

A Conservative Version

So shall ye say to Joseph, Forgive, I pray thee now, the transgression of thy brothers, and their sin, because they did to thee evil. And now, we pray thee, forgive the transgression of the servants of the God of thy father. And Jo

American Standard Version

So shall ye say unto Joseph, Forgive, I pray thee now, the transgression of thy brethren, and their sin, for that they did unto thee evil. And now, we pray thee, forgive the transgression of the servants of the God of thy father. And Joseph wept when they spake unto him.

Amplified

So shall you say to Joseph: Forgive (take up and away all resentment and all claim to requital concerning), I pray you now, the trespass of your brothers and their sin, for they did evil to you. Now, we pray you, forgive the trespass of the servants of your father's God. And Joseph wept when they spoke thus to him.

Bible in Basic English

You are to say to Joseph, Let the wrongdoing of your brothers be overlooked, and the evil they did to you: now, if it is your pleasure, let the sin of the servants of your father's God have forgiveness. And at these words, Joseph was overcome with weeping.

Darby Translation

Thus shall ye speak to Joseph: Oh forgive, I pray thee, the transgression of thy brethren, and their sin! for they did evil to thee. And now, we pray thee, forgive the transgression of the servants of the God of thy father. And Joseph wept when they spoke to him.

Julia Smith Translation

So shall ye say to Joseph, I pray thee now take away the trespass of thy brethren and their sin; for they did to thee evil: and at this time now take away upon the trespass of the servants of the God of thy father. And Joseph will weep in their speaking to him.

King James 2000

So shall you say unto Joseph, Forgive, I pray you now, the trespass of your brothers, and their sin; for they did unto you evil: and now, we pray you, forgive the trespass of the servants of the God of your father. And Joseph wept when they spoke unto him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Thus you must say to Joseph, 'O, please now forgive the transgression of your brothers and their sin, for they did evil to you.' So now, please forgive the transgression of the servants of the God of your father." And Joseph wept when they spoke to him.

Modern King James verseion

So shall you say to Joseph, please lift up the rebellion of your brothers, and their sin. For they did evil to you. And please now lift up the rebellion of the servants of the God of your father. And Joseph wept when they spoke to him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

'This wise say unto Joseph: forgive, I pray thee, the trespass of thy brethren and their sin, for they rewarded thee evil.' Now therefore we pray thee, forgive the trespass of the servants of thy father's God." And Joseph wept when they spake unto him.

NET Bible

Tell Joseph this: Please forgive the sin of your brothers and the wrong they did when they treated you so badly.' Now please forgive the sin of the servants of the God of your father." When this message was reported to him, Joseph wept.

New Heart English Bible

'You shall tell Joseph, "Now please forgive the disobedience of your brothers, and their sin, because they did evil to you."' Now, please forgive the disobedience of the servants of the God of your father." Joseph wept when they spoke to him.

The Emphasized Bible

Thus, shall ye say to Joseph - Ah now! do forgive we pray thee the transgression of thy brethren and their sin in that with evil, they requited thee. Now, therefore grant forgiveness we pray thee, for the transgression of the servants of the God of thy father! And Joseph wept when they spake unto him.

Webster

So shall ye say to Joseph, Forgive, I pray thee now, the trespass of thy brethren, and their sin; for they did to thee evil: and now, we pray thee, forgive the trespass of the servants of the God of thy father. And Joseph wept when they spoke to him.

World English Bible

You shall tell Joseph, "Now please forgive the disobedience of your brothers, and their sin, because they did evil to you."' Now, please forgive the disobedience of the servants of the God of your father." Joseph wept when they spoke to him.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thus ye do say to Joseph, I pray thee, bear, I pray thee, with the transgression of thy brethren, and their sin, for they have done thee evil; and now, bear, we pray thee, with the transgression of the servants of the God of thy father;' and Joseph weepeth in their speaking unto him.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
So shall ye say

Usage: 0

יוסף 
Yowceph 
Usage: 213

נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

אנּה אנּא 
'anna' 
I beseech thee, I pray thee, Oh, O
Usage: 13

now, the trespass
פּשׁע 
Pesha` 
Usage: 93

אח 
'ach 
Usage: 629

and their sin
חטּאת חטּאה 
Chatta'ah 
Usage: 294

and now, we pray thee, forgive
נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

the trespass
פּשׁע 
Pesha` 
Usage: 93

of the servants
עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

of the God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

יוסף 
Yowceph 
Usage: 213

בּכה 
Bakah 
Usage: 114

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

References

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Joseph Reassures His Brothers

16 And they sent a messenger unto Joseph, saying, Thy father did command before he died, saying, 17 So shall ye say unto Joseph, Forgive, I pray thee now, the trespass of thy brethren and their sin, for they did unto thee evil; and now, we pray thee, forgive the trespass of the slaves of the God of thy father. And Joseph wept when they spoke unto him. 18 And his brethren also went and fell down before his face, and they said, Behold, we are thy slaves.



Cross References

Genesis 31:42

If the God of my father, the God of Abraham, and the fear of Isaac, were not with me, surely thou would send me away now empty. God has seen my affliction and the work of my hands and rebuked thee last night.

Genesis 42:21-24

And they said one to another, We are truly guilty concerning our brother in that we saw the anguish of his soul when he besought us, and we would not hear; therefore is this distress come upon us.

Genesis 45:4-5

Then Joseph said unto his brethren, Now come near to me, I pray you. And they came near. And he said, I am Joseph your brother, whom ye sold into Egypt.

Genesis 45:8

So now it was not you that sent me here, but God; and he has made me as a father to Pharaoh and lord of all his house and a ruler throughout all the land of Egypt.

Genesis 49:25

by the God of thy father, who shall help thee, and by the Almighty, who shall bless thee with blessings of the heavens above, with blessings of the deep that lies under, with blessings of the breasts and of the womb.

Genesis 50:20

But as for you, ye thought evil against me; but God thought it out unto good, to bring to pass that which we see this day, to give life to many people.

Job 33:27-28

He looks upon men, and if any say, I have sinned and perverted that which was right, and it did not profit me;

Psalm 21:11

For they intended evil against thee; they imagined a wicked device, but they did not prevail.

Proverbs 28:13

He that covers his sins shall not prosper, but whosoever confesses and forsakes them shall attain mercy.

Matthew 6:12

And set us free from our debts, as we set free our debtors.

Matthew 6:14-15

For if ye set men free from their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also set you free;

Matthew 10:42

And whosoever shall give to drink unto one of these little ones a cup of cold water only in the name of a disciple, verily I say unto you, he shall in no wise lose his reward.

Matthew 18:35

So likewise shall my heavenly Father do also unto you unless from your hearts ye forgive every one his brother their trespasses.

Matthew 25:40

And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brothers, ye have done it unto me.

Mark 10:41

And when the ten heard it, they began to be angry against James and John.

Luke 17:3-4

Take heed to yourselves: If thy brother should trespass against thee, rebuke him; and if he repents, forgive him.

Galatians 6:10

Therefore as long as we have the opportunity, let us do good unto everyone, especially unto those who are of the household of faith.

Galatians 6:16

And as many as walk according to this rule, peace be on them and mercy, and upon the Israel of God.

Ephesians 4:32

and be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another even as God has forgiven you in Christ.

Colossians 3:12-13

Clothed, therefore, (as the elect of God, holy and beloved) with bowels of mercies, with kindness, with humility, with meekness, with tolerance,

Colossians 3:12

Clothed, therefore, (as the elect of God, holy and beloved) with bowels of mercies, with kindness, with humility, with meekness, with tolerance,

James 5:16

Confess your faults one to another and pray one for another that ye may be whole. The effectual prayer of the righteous is very powerful.

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