Genesis 50:17 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]

Genesis 50:17, NIV: "This is what you are to say to Joseph: I ask you to forgive your brothers the sins and the wrongs they committed in treating you so badly.' Now please forgive the sins of the servants of the God of your father.' When their message came to him, Joseph wept."

Genesis 50:17, ESV: "‘Say to Joseph, “Please forgive the transgression of your brothers and their sin, because they did evil to you.”’ And now, please forgive the transgression of the servants of the God of your father.” Joseph wept when they spoke to him."

Genesis 50:17, KJV: "So shall ye say unto Joseph, Forgive, I pray thee now, the trespass of thy brethren, and their sin; for they did unto thee evil: and now, we pray thee, forgive the trespass of the servants of the God of thy father. And Joseph wept when they spake unto him."

Genesis 50:17, NASB: "‘This is what you shall say to Joseph: 'Please forgive, I beg you, the offense of your brothers and their sin, for they did you wrong.'?’ And now, please forgive the offense of the servants of the God of your father.' And Joseph wept when they spoke to him."

Genesis 50:17, NLT: "to say to you: 'Please forgive your brothers for the great wrong they did to you--for their sin in treating you so cruelly.' So we, the servants of the God of your father, beg you to forgive our sin.' When Joseph received the message, he broke down and wept."

Genesis 50:17, CSB: "Say this to Joseph: Please forgive your brothers' transgression and their sin--the suffering they caused you.' Therefore, please forgive the transgression of the servants of the God of your father." Joseph wept when their message came to him."

What does Genesis 50:17 mean? [⇑ See verse text ⇑]

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