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Genesis 42:20 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— and bring your youngest brother unto me; so shall your words be verified, and ye shall not die. And they did so.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— But bring your youngest brother unto me; so shall your words be verified, and ye shall not die. And they did so.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— and bring your youngest brother to me, so your words may be verified, and you will not die.” And they did so.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— But bring your youngest brother to me; so shall your words be verified, and ye shall not die. And they did so.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— and bring your youngest brother to me, in order that your words be verified, and that ye may not die. And they did so.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— and, your youngest brother, shall ye bring in unto me, that your words may be confirmed, and ye die not. And they did so.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and your young brother ye bring unto me, and your words are established, and ye die not;' and they do so.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And bring your youngest brother to me, that I may find your words to be true, and you may not die. They did as he had said.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— But bring your yongest brother vnto mee, so shall your wordes be verified, and yee shall not die: and they did so.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And bring your younger brother to me, and your words shall be believed; but, if not, ye shall die. And they did so.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— But bring your youngest brother unto me; so shall your words be verified, and ye shall not die. And they did so.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
But bring 935
{0935} Prime
בּוֹא
bow'
{bo}
A primitive root; to go or come (in a wide variety of applications).
z8686
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
your youngest 6996
{6996} Prime
קָטָן
qatan
{kaw-tawn'}
From H6962; abbreviated, that is, diminutive, literally (in quantity, size or number) or figuratively (in age or importance).
brother 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)).
unto x413
(0413) Complement
אֵל
'el
{ale}
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
me; so shall your words 1697
{1697} Prime
דָּבָר
dabar
{daw-baw'}
From H1696; a word; by implication a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially a cause.
be verified, 539
{0539} Prime
אָמַן
'aman
{aw-man'}
A primitive root; properly to build up or support; to foster as a parent or nurse; figuratively to render (or be) firm or faithful, to trust or believe, to be permanent or quiet; morally to be true or certain; once (in Isaiah 30:21; by interchange for H0541) to go to the right hand.
z8735
<8735> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 1602
and ye shall not x3808
(3808) Complement
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
die. 4191
{4191} Prime
מָמוֹת
muwth
{mooth}
A primitive root; to die (literally or figuratively); causatively to kill.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
And they did 6213
{6213} Prime
עָשָׂה
`asah
{aw-saw'}
A primitive root; to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
so. x3651
(3651) Complement
כֵּן
ken
{kane}
From H3559; properly set upright; hence (figuratively as adjective) just; but usually (as adverb or conjugation) rightly or so (in various applications to manner, time and relation; often with other particles).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 42:17-24.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 42:7-20.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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bring:

Genesis 42:15 Hereby ye shall be proved: By the life of Pharaoh ye shall not go forth hence, except your youngest brother come hither.
Genesis 42:34 And bring your youngest brother unto me: then shall I know that ye [are] no spies, but [that] ye [are] true [men: so] will I deliver you your brother, and ye shall traffick in the land.
Genesis 43:5 But if thou wilt not send [him], we will not go down: for the man said unto us, Ye shall not see my face, except your brother [be] with you.
Genesis 43:19 And they came near to the steward of Joseph's house, and they communed with him at the door of the house,
Genesis 44:23 And thou saidst unto thy servants, Except your youngest brother come down with you, ye shall see my face no more.

And they:

Genesis 42:26 And they laded their asses with the corn, and departed thence.
Genesis 6:22 Thus did Noah; according to all that God commanded him, so did he.
John 2:5 His mother saith unto the servants, Whatsoever he saith unto you, do [it].
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