Genesis 42:2 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]

Genesis 42:2, NIV: "He continued, 'I have heard that there is grain in Egypt. Go down there and buy some for us, so that we may live and not die.'"

Genesis 42:2, ESV: "And he said, “Behold, I have heard that there is grain for sale in Egypt. Go down and buy grain for us there, that we may live and not die.”"

Genesis 42:2, KJV: "And he said, Behold, I have heard that there is corn in Egypt: get you down thither, and buy for us from thence; that we may live, and not die."

Genesis 42:2, NASB: "Then he said, 'Look, I have heard that there is grain in Egypt; go down there and buy some for us from that place, so that we may live and not die.'"

Genesis 42:2, NLT: "I have heard there is grain in Egypt. Go down there, and buy enough grain to keep us alive. Otherwise we'll die.'"

Genesis 42:2, CSB: "Listen," he went on, "I have heard there is grain in Egypt. Go down there and buy some for us so that we will live and not die.""

What does Genesis 42:2 mean? [⇑ See verse text ⇑]

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