Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 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. 21 Now therefore fear ye not: I will nourish you, and your little ones. And he comforted them, and spake kindly unto them. 22 And Joseph dwelt in Egypt, he, and his father's house: and Joseph lived an hundred and ten years.



Cross References

Genesis 47:12

And Joseph nourished his father, and his brethren, and all his father's household, with bread, according to their families.

Genesis 34:3

And his soul clave unto Dinah the daughter of Jacob, and he loved the damsel, and spake kindly unto the damsel.

Genesis 45:10-11

And thou shalt dwell in the land of Goshen, and thou shalt be near unto me, thou, and thy children, and thy children's children, and thy flocks, and thy herds, and all that thou hast:

Isaiah 40:2

Speak ye comfortably to Jerusalem, and cry unto her, that her warfare is accomplished, that her iniquity is pardoned: for she hath received of the LORD'S hand double for all her sins.

Matthew 5:44

But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;

Matthew 6:14

For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you:

Romans 12:20-21

Therefore if thine enemy hunger, feed him; if he thirst, give him drink: for in so doing thou shalt heap coals of fire on his head.

1 Thessalonians 5:15

See that none render evil for evil unto any man; but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all men.

1 Peter 3:9

Not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing: but contrariwise blessing; knowing that ye are thereunto called, that ye should inherit a blessing.

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