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Genesis 43:20 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— and said, Oh, my lord, we came indeed down at the first time to buy food:
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And said, O sir, we came indeed down at the first time to buy food:
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— and said, “Oh, my lord, we indeed came down the first time to buy food,
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And said, O sir, we came down indeed at the first time to buy food:
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— and said, Ah! my lord, we came indeed down at the first to buy food.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— and said, May it please my lord! We, did indeed come down, at the beginning to buy food.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and say, 'O, my lord, we really come down at the commencement to buy food;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— They said: Sir, we desire thee to hear us. We came down once before to buy food:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And said, O Sir, we came indeed downe at the first time to buy food.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— saying, We pray [thee], Sir; we came down at first to buy food.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And said, O adon, we came indeed down at the first time to buy food:

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 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
O 994
{0994} Prime
בִּי
biy
{bee}
Perhaps from H1158 (in the sense of asking); properly a request; used only adverbially (always with 'my Lord'); Oh that!; with leave, or if it please.
n אֲדוֹן, 113
{0113} Prime
אָדוֹן
'adown
{aw-done'}
From an unused root (meaning to rule); sovereign, that is, controller (human or divine).
we came indeed y3381
[3381] Standard
יָרַד
yarad
{yaw-rad'}
A primitive root; to descend (literally to go downwards; or conventionally to a lower region, as the shore, a boundary, the enemy, etc.; or figuratively to fall); causatively to bring down (in all the above applications).
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
down 3381
{3381} Prime
יָרַד
yarad
{yaw-rad'}
A primitive root; to descend (literally to go downwards; or conventionally to a lower region, as the shore, a boundary, the enemy, etc.; or figuratively to fall); causatively to bring down (in all the above applications).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
at the first time 8462
{8462} Prime
תְּחִלָּה
t@chillah
{tekh-il-law'}
From H2490 in the sense of opening; a commencement; relatively original (adverbially originally).
to buy 7666
{7666} Prime
שָׁבַר
shabar
{shaw-bar'}
Denominative from H7668; to deal in grain.
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
food: 400
{0400} Prime
אֹכֶל
'okel
{o'-kel}
From H0398; food.
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Matthew Henry's Commentary

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John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
we came indeed down:
Heb. coming down we came down,
Genesis 43:3 And Judah spake unto him, saying, The man did solemnly protest unto us, saying, Ye shall not see my face, except your brother [be] with you.
Genesis 43:7 And they said, The man asked us straitly of our state, and of our kindred, saying, [Is] your father yet alive? have ye [another] brother? and we told him according to the tenor of these words: could we certainly know that he would say, Bring your brother down?
Genesis 42:3 And Joseph's ten brethren went down to buy corn in Egypt.
Genesis 42:10 And they said unto him, Nay, my lord, but to buy food are thy servants come.
Genesis 42:27 And as one of them opened his sack to give his ass provender in the inn, he espied his money; for, behold, it [was] in his sack's mouth.
Genesis 42:35 And it came to pass as they emptied their sacks, that, behold, every man's bundle of money [was] in his sack: and when [both] they and their father saw the bundles of money, they were afraid.
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