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! "