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Genesis 42:2

    Genesis 42:2 Translations

    King James Version (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.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

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

    American Standard Version (ASV)

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

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And he said, I have had news that there is grain in Egypt: go down there and get grain for us, so that life and not death may be ours.

    Webster's Revision

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

    World English Bible

    He said, "Behold, I have heard that there is grain in Egypt. Go down there, and buy for us from there, so that we may live, and not die."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    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.

    Definitions for Genesis 42:2

    Thence - There; that place.

    Wesley's Notes on Genesis 42:2

    42:2 Get you down thither - Masters of families must not only pray for daily bread for their families, but must with care and industry provide it.