Genesis 42:4 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]

Genesis 42:4, NIV: "But Jacob did not send Benjamin, Joseph's brother, with the others, because he was afraid that harm might come to him."

Genesis 42:4, ESV: "But Jacob did not send Benjamin, Joseph’s brother, with his brothers, for he feared that harm might happen to him."

Genesis 42:4, KJV: "But Benjamin, Joseph's brother, Jacob sent not with his brethren; for he said, Lest peradventure mischief befall him."

Genesis 42:4, NASB: "But Jacob did not send Joseph’s brother Benjamin with his brothers, for he said, 'I am afraid that harm may happen to him.'"

Genesis 42:4, NLT: "But Jacob wouldn't let Joseph's younger brother, Benjamin, go with them, for fear some harm might come to him."

Genesis 42:4, CSB: "But Jacob did not send Joseph's brother Benjamin with his brothers, for he thought, "Something might happen to him.""

What does Genesis 42:4 mean? [⇑ See verse text ⇑]

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