Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Ye, indeed, planned against me, evil, - God, planned it, for good, for the sake of doing, as at this day, to save alive much people.

New American Standard Bible

As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good in order to bring about this present result, to preserve many people alive.

King James Version

But as for you, ye thought evil against me; but God meant it unto good, to bring to pass, as it is this day, to save much people alive.

Holman Bible

You planned evil against me; God planned it for good to bring about the present result—the survival of many people.

International Standard Version

As far as you're concerned, you were planning evil against me, but God intended it for good, planning to bring about the present result so that many people would be preserved alive.

A Conservative Version

And as for you, ye meant evil against me, but God meant it for good, to bring to pass, as it is this day, to save much people alive.

American Standard Version

And as for you, ye meant evil against me; but God meant it for good, to bring to pass, as it is this day, to save much people alive.

Amplified

As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good in order to bring about this present outcome, that many people would be kept alive [as they are this day].

Bible in Basic English

As for you, it was in your mind to do me evil, but God has given a happy outcome, the salvation of numbers of people, as you see today.

Darby Translation

Ye indeed meant evil against me: God meant it for good, in order that he might do as it is this day, to save a great people alive.

Julia Smith Translation

And you, ye even purposed evil against me; God purposed it for good, for the sake of doing as this day, to preserve alive much people.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

As for you, you planned evil against me, [but] God planned it for good, in order to do this--to keep many people alive--as [it is] today.

Modern King James verseion

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.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Ye thought evil unto me: but God turned it unto good to bring to pass, as it is this day, even to save much people alive.

NET Bible

As for you, you meant to harm me, but God intended it for a good purpose, so he could preserve the lives of many people, as you can see this day.

New Heart English Bible

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

Webster

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

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

As for you, ye devised against me evil -- God devised it for good, in order to do as at this day, to keep alive a numerous people;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
against me but God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

to
מען 
Ma`an 
that, for, to, to the end, because of, lest, to the intent
Usage: 271

as it is this day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

to save
חיה 
Chayah 
Usage: 264

רב 
Rab 
Usage: 458

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

Devotionals

Devotionals about Genesis 50:20

Devotionals containing Genesis 50:20

References

Easton

Fausets

Images Genesis 50:20

Prayers for Genesis 50:20

Context Readings

Joseph Reassures His Brothers

19 And Joseph said unto them - Do not fear, - although in place of God, I am. 20 Ye, indeed, planned against me, evil, - God, planned it, for good, for the sake of doing, as at this day, to save alive much people. 21 Now, therefore do not fear! I will nourish you and your little ones. Thus he consoled them, and spake unto their heart.



Cross References

Romans 8:28

We know, further, that, unto them who love God, God causeth all things to work together for good, - unto them who, according to purpose, are such as he hath called;

Psalm 119:71

It is, well for me, that I was afflicted, That I might learn thy statutes.

Genesis 37:4

So his brethren saw that their father loved him, more than any of his brethren, and they hated him, and could not bid him prosper,

Genesis 37:18-20

And they saw him afar off, - and, ere yet he drew near unto them, they conspired against him, to put him to death.

Genesis 45:5-8

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.

Psalm 56:5

All the day, they wrest, my words, Against me, all their devices are for mischief;

Psalm 76:10

For the multitude of mankind shall give thanks unto thee, The remainder of the multitude, shall keep holy festival unto thee.

Isaiah 10:7

But as for him, not so, doth he deem, And in his heart, not so, doth he think, - For, to destroy, is in his heart, And to cut off nations, not a few;

Acts 2:23

The same, by the marked out counsel and foreknowledge of God given up, through the hands of lawless men, suspending, ye slew,

Acts 3:13-15

The God of Abraham and Isaac and Jacob, - the God of our fathers, hath glorified his servant Jesus: - whom, ye, indeed, delivered up and denied to Pilate's, face when he had adjudged to release him;

Acts 3:26

Unto you first, God - having raised up his Servant - hath sent him forth, ready to bless you, when ye are turning away, each one, from your wickednesses.

Psalm 105:16-17

Then called he a famine over the and, All the staff of bread, he brake;

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