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Genesis 37:16 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And he said, I am seeking my brethren: tell me, I pray thee, where they are feeding [the flock].
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And he said, I seek my brethren: tell me, I pray thee, where they feed [their flocks].
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— He said, “I am looking for my brothers; please tell me where they are pasturing [the flock].”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And he said, I seek my brethren: tell me, I pray thee, where they feed [their flocks].
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And he said, I am seeking my brethren: tell me, I pray thee, where they feed [their flocks].
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And he said, My brethren, am, I, seeking,—do tell me, I pray thee, where they are feeding their flock.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and he saith, 'My brethren I am seeking, declare to me, I pray thee, where they are feeding?'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But he answered: I seek my brethren, tell me where they feed the flocks.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And he said, I seeke my brethren: tell me, I pray thee, where they feede their [flockes].
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And he said, I am seeking my brethren; tell me where they feed [their flocks].
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And he said, I seek my brethren: tell me, I pray thee, where they feed [their flocks].

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And he said, 559
{0559} Prime
אָמַר
'amar
{aw-mar'}
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
I x595
(0595) Complement
אָנֹכִי
'anokiy
{aw-no-kee'}
A primitive pronoun; I.
seek 1245
{1245} Prime
בּקשׁ
baqash
{baw-kash'}
A primitive root; to search out (by any method; specifically in worship or prayer); by implication to strive after.
z8764
<8764> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 685
x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
my brethren: 251
{0251} Prime
אָח
'ach
{awkh}
A primitive word; a brother (used in the widest sense of literal relationship and metaphorical affinity or resemblance (like H0001)).
tell 5046
{5046} Prime
נָגַד
nagad
{naw-gad'}
A primitive root; properly to front, that is, stand boldly out opposite; by implication (causatively), to manifest; figuratively to announce (always by word of mouth to one present); specifically to expose, predict, explain, praise.
z8685
<8685> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 731
me, I pray thee, x4994
(4994) Complement
נָא
na'
{naw}
A primitive particle of incitement and entreaty, which may usually be rendered I pray, now or then; added mostly to verbs (in the imperative or future), or to interjections, occasionally to an adverb or conjugation.
where 375
{0375} Prime
אֵיפֹה
'eyphoh
{ay-fo'}
From H0335 and H6311; what place?; also (of time) when?; or (of means) how?.
they x1992
(1992) Complement
הֵם
hem
{haym}
Masculine plural from H1931; they (only used when emphatic).
feed 7462
{7462} Prime
רָעָה
ra`ah
{raw-aw'}
A primitive root; to tend a flock, that is, pasture it; intransitively to graze (literally or figuratively); generally to rule; by extension to associate with (as a friend).
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
[their flocks].
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 37:13-17.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 37:12-22.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
seek:

Luke 19:10 For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost.

tell me:

Song of Songs 1:7 Tell me, O thou whom my soul loveth, where thou feedest, where thou makest [thy flock] to rest at noon: for why should I be as one that turneth aside by the flocks of thy companions?
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