Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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].

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 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. 21 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. 22 Joseph continued to live in Egypt, along with his father's household, until he was 110 years old.



Cross References

Genesis 47:12

Joseph provided food for his father, his brothers, and all of his father's household, proportionate to the number of young children.

Genesis 34:3

He was attached to Dinah, Jacob's daughter, since he loved the young woman and spoke tenderly to her.

Genesis 45:10-11

You are to live in the land of Goshen, near where I am you, your children, your grandchildren, your flocks, your herds, and everything that you own.

Isaiah 40:2

"Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and proclaim to her that her heavy service has been completed, that her penalty has been paid, that she has received from the LORD's hand double for all her sins."

Matthew 5:44

But I say to you, love your enemies, and pray for those who persecute you,

Matthew 6:14

Because if you forgive people their offenses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.

Romans 12:20-21

But "if your enemy is hungry, feed him. For if he is thirsty, give him a drink. If you do this, you will pile burning coals on his head."

1 Thessalonians 5:15

Make sure that no one pays back evil for evil. Instead, always pursue what is good for each other and for everyone else.

1 Peter 3:9

Do not pay others back evil for evil or insult for insult. Instead, keep blessing them, because you were called to inherit a blessing.

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