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Genesis 44:12 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And he searched, [and] began at the eldest, and left off at the youngest: and the cup was found in Benjamin's sack.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And he searched, [and] began at the eldest, and left at the youngest: and the cup was found in Benjamin's sack.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— He searched, beginning with the oldest and ending with the youngest, and the cup was found in Benjamin’s sack.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And he searched, [and] began at the eldest, and left at the youngest: and the cup was found in Benjamin's sack.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And he searched carefully: he began at the eldest, and ended at the youngest; and the cup was found in Benjamin's sack.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Then made he thorough search, with the eldest, he began, and, with the youngest, he ended,—and the cup was found in the sack of Benjamin!
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and he searcheth—at the eldest he hath begun, and at the youngest he hath completed—and the cup is found in the bag of Benjamin;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Which when he had searched, beginning at the eldest, and ending at the youngest, he found the cup in Benjamin's sack.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And he searched, and began at the eldest, and left at the yongest: and the cup was found in Beniamins sacke.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And he searched, beginning from the eldest, until he came to the youngest; and he found the cup in Benjamin's sack.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And he searched, [and] began at the eldest, and left at the youngest: and the cup was found in Binyamin's sack.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And he searched, 2664
{2664} Prime
חָפַשׂ
chaphas
{khaw-fas'}
A primitive root; to seek; causatively to conceal oneself (that is, let be sought), or mask.
z8762
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
[and] began 2490
{2490} Prime
חָלַל
chalal
{khaw-lal'}
A primitive root (compare H2470); properly to bore, that is, (by implication) to wound, to dissolve; figuratively to profane (a person, place or thing), to break (one's word), to begin (as if by an opening-wedge); denominatively (from H2485) to play (the flute).
z8689
<8689> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2675
at the eldest, 1419
{1419} Prime
גָּדוֹל
gadowl
{gaw-dole'}
From H1431; great (in any sense); hence older; also insolent.
and left 3615
{3615} Prime
כָּלָה
kalah
{kaw-law'}
A primitive root; to end, whether intransitively (to cease, be finished, perish) or transitively (to complete, prepare, consume).
z8765
<8765> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2121
at the 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).
and the cup 1375
{1375} Prime
גָּבִיעַ
g@biya`
{gheb-ee'-ah}
From an unused root (meaning to be convex); a goblet; by analogy the calyx of a flower.
was found 4672
{4672} Prime
מָצָא
matsa'
{maw-tsaw'}
A primitive root; properly to come forth to, that is, appear or exist; transitively to attain, that is, find or acquire; figuratively to occur, meet or be present.
z8735
<8735> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 1602
in Binyämîn's בִּניָמִין 1144
{1144} Prime
בִּנְיָמִן
Binyamiyn
{bin-yaw-mene'}
From H1121 and H3225; son of (the) right hand; Binjamin, youngest son of Jacob; also the tribe descended from him, and its territory.
sack. 572
{0572} Prime
אַמְתַּחַת
'amtachath
{am-takh'-ath}
From H4969; properly something expansive, that is, a bag.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

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John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
began:

Genesis 43:33 And they sat before him, the firstborn according to his birthright, and the youngest according to his youth: and the men marvelled one at another.

and the cup:

Genesis 44:26-32 And we said, We cannot go down: if our youngest brother be with us, then will we go down: for we may not see the man's face, except our youngest brother [be] with us. ... For thy servant became surety for the lad unto my father, saying, If I bring him not unto thee, then I shall bear the blame to my father for ever.
Genesis 42:36-38 And Jacob their father said unto them, Me have ye bereaved [of my children]: Joseph [is] not, and Simeon [is] not, and ye will take Benjamin [away]: all these things are against me. ... And he said, My son shall not go down with you; for his brother is dead, and he is left alone: if mischief befall him by the way in the which ye go, then shall ye bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to the grave.
Genesis 43:14 And God Almighty give you mercy before the man, that he may send away your other brother, and Benjamin. If I be bereaved [of my children], I am bereaved.
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