Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 meant evil against me, but God meant it for good, to bring to pass, as it is this day, to save many people alive. 21 Now therefore don't be afraid. I will nourish you and your little ones." He comforted them, and spoke kindly to them. 22 Joseph lived in Egypt, he, and his father's house. Joseph lived one hundred ten years.



Cross References

Genesis 47:12

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

Genesis 34:3

His soul joined to Dinah, the daughter of Jacob, and he loved the young lady, and spoke kindly to the young lady.

Genesis 45:10-11

You shall dwell in the land of Goshen, and you will be near to me, you, your children, your children's children, your flocks, your herds, and all that you have.

Isaiah 40:2

"Speak comfortably to Jerusalem; and call out to her that her warfare is accomplished, that her iniquity is pardoned, that she has received of Yahweh's hand double for all her sins."

Matthew 5:44

But I tell you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who mistreat you and persecute you,

Matthew 6:14

"For if you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.

Romans 12:20-21

Therefore "If your enemy is hungry, feed him. If he is thirsty, give him a drink; for in doing so, you will heap coals of fire on his head."

1 Thessalonians 5:15

See that no one returns evil for evil to anyone, but always follow after that which is good, for one another, and for all.

1 Peter 3:9

not rendering evil for evil, or insult for insult; but instead blessing; knowing that to this were you called, that you may inherit a blessing.

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