Parallel Verses

Amplified

Now therefore, do not be afraid. I will provide for and support you and your little ones. And he comforted them [imparting cheer, hope, strength] and spoke to their hearts [kindly].

New American Standard Bible

"So therefore, do not be afraid; I will provide for you and your little ones." So he comforted them and spoke kindly to them.

King James Version

Now therefore fear ye not: I will nourish you, and your little ones. And he comforted them, and spake kindly unto them.

Holman Bible

Therefore don’t be afraid. I will take care of you and your little ones.” And he comforted them and spoke kindly to them.

International Standard Version

So don't be afraid! I'll take care of you and your little ones." So Joseph kept on comforting them, speaking to the needs of their hearts.

A Conservative Version

Now therefore fear ye not. I will nourish you, and your little ones. And he comforted them, and spoke kindly to them.

American Standard Version

Now therefore fear ye not: I will nourish you, and your little ones. And he comforted them, and spake kindly unto them.

Bible in Basic English

So now, have no fear: for I will take care of you and your little ones. So he gave them comfort with kind words.

Darby Translation

And now, fear not: I will maintain you and your little ones. And he comforted them, and spoke consolingly to them.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Now therefore fear ye not; I will nourish you and your little ones. Thus he comforted them and spoke to their heart.

Julia Smith Translation

And now ye shall not fear: I will give you to eat, and your little ones. And he will comfort them, and will speak to their hearts.

King James 2000

Now therefore fear not: I will nourish you, and your little ones. And he comforted them, and spoke kindly unto them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So then, do not be afraid. I myself will provide for you and your little ones. And he consoled them and {spoke kindly} to them.

Modern King James verseion

And now do not fear. I will nourish you and your little ones. And he comforted them, and spoke to their hearts.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Fear not therefore, for I will care for you and for your children." And he spake kindly unto them.

NET Bible

So now, don't be afraid. I will provide for you and your little children." Then he consoled them and spoke kindly to them.

New Heart English Bible

Now therefore do not be afraid. I will nourish you and your little ones." He comforted them, and spoke kindly to them.

The Emphasized Bible

Now, therefore do not fear! I will nourish you and your little ones. Thus he consoled them, and spake unto their heart.

Webster

Now therefore fear ye not: I will nourish you, and your little ones. And he comforted them, and spoke kindly to them.

World English Bible

Now therefore don't be afraid. I will nourish you and your little ones." He comforted them, and spoke kindly to them.

Youngs Literal Translation

and now, fear not: I do nourish you and your infants;' and he comforteth them, and speaketh unto their heart.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ye not I will nourish
כּוּל 
Kuwl 
Usage: 38

טף 
Taph 
Usage: 42

נחם 
Nacham 
Usage: 108

them, and spake
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

Context Readings

Joseph Reassures His Brothers

20 As for you, you thought evil against me, but God meant it for good, to bring about that many people should be kept alive, as they are this day. 21 Now therefore, do not be afraid. I will provide for and support you and your little ones. And he comforted them [imparting cheer, hope, strength] and spoke to their hearts [kindly]. 22 Joseph dwelt in Egypt, he and his father's household. And Joseph lived 110 years.



Cross References

Genesis 47:12

And Joseph supplied his father and his brethren and all his father's household with food, according to [the needs of] their families.

Genesis 34:3

But his soul longed for and clung to Dinah daughter of Jacob, and he loved the girl and spoke comfortingly to her young heart's wishes.

Genesis 45:10-11

You will live in the land of Goshen, and you will be close to me -- "you and your children and your grandchildren, your flocks, your herds, and all you have.

Isaiah 40:2

Speak tenderly to the heart of Jerusalem, and cry to her that her time of service and her warfare are ended, that [her punishment is accepted and] her iniquity is pardoned, that she has received [punishment] from the Lord's hand double for all her sins.

Matthew 5:44

But I tell you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

Matthew 6:14

For if you forgive people their trespasses [their reckless and willful sins, leaving them, letting them go, and giving up resentment], your heavenly Father will also forgive you.

Romans 12:20-21

But if your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him drink; for by so doing you will heap burning coals upon his head.

1 Thessalonians 5:15

See that none of you repays another with evil for evil, but always aim to show kindness and seek to do good to one another and to everybody.

1 Peter 3:9

Never return evil for evil or insult for insult (scolding, tongue-lashing, berating), but on the contrary blessing [praying for their welfare, happiness, and protection, and truly pitying and loving them]. For know that to this you have been called, that you may yourselves inherit a blessing [from God -- "that you may obtain a blessing as heirs, bringing welfare and happiness and protection].

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