Genesis 42:22 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]

Genesis 42:22, NIV: "Reuben replied, 'Didn't I tell you not to sin against the boy? But you wouldn't listen! Now we must give an accounting for his blood.'"

Genesis 42:22, ESV: "And Reuben answered them, “Did I not tell you not to sin against the boy? But you did not listen. So now there comes a reckoning for his blood.”"

Genesis 42:22, KJV: "And Reuben answered them, saying, Spake I not unto you, saying, Do not sin against the child; and ye would not hear? therefore, behold, also his blood is required."

Genesis 42:22, NASB: "Reuben answered them, saying, 'Did I not tell you, ‘Do not sin against the boy’; and you would not listen? Now justice for his blood is required.'"

Genesis 42:22, NLT: "'Didn't I tell you not to sin against the boy?' Reuben asked. 'But you wouldn't listen. And now we have to answer for his blood!'"

Genesis 42:22, CSB: "But Reuben replied: "Didn't I tell you not to harm the boy? But you wouldn't listen. Now we must account for his blood!""

What does Genesis 42:22 mean? [⇑ See verse text ⇑]

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