Genesis 42:1 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]

Genesis 42:1, NIV: "When Jacob learned that there was grain in Egypt, he said to his sons, 'Why do you just keep looking at each other?'"

Genesis 42:1, ESV: "When Jacob learned that there was grain for sale in Egypt, he said to his sons, “Why do you look at one another?”"

Genesis 42:1, KJV: "Now when Jacob saw that there was corn in Egypt, Jacob said unto his sons, Why do ye look one upon another?"

Genesis 42:1, NASB: "Now Jacob saw that there was grain in Egypt, and Jacob said to his sons, 'Why are you staring at one another?'"

Genesis 42:1, NLT: "When Jacob heard that grain was available in Egypt, he said to his sons, 'Why are you standing around looking at one another?"

Genesis 42:1, CSB: "When Jacob learned that there was grain in Egypt, he said to his sons, "Why do you keep looking at each other?"

What does Genesis 42:1 mean? [⇑ See verse text ⇑]

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