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Genesis 43:9

    Genesis 43:9 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    I will be surety for him; of my hand shalt thou require him: if I bring him not unto thee, and set him before thee, then let me bear the blame for ever:

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    I will be surety for him; of my hand shall you require him: if I bring him not to you, and set him before you, then let me bear the blame for ever:

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    I will be surety for him; of my hand shalt thou require him: if I bring him not unto thee, and set him before thee, then let me bear the blame for ever:

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Put him into my care and make me responsible for him: if I do not give him safely back to you, let mine be the sin for ever.

    Webster's Revision

    I will be surety for him; of my hand shalt thou require him: if I bring him not unto thee, and set him before thee, then let me bear the blame for ever:

    World English Bible

    I'll be collateral for him. From my hand will you require him. If I don't bring him to you, and set him before you, then let me bear the blame forever,

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    I will be surety for him; of my hand shalt thou require him: if I bring him not unto thee, and set him before thee, then let me bear the blame for ever:

    Definitions for Genesis 43:9

    Let - To hinder or obstruct.

    Clarke's Commentary on Genesis 43:9

    Let me bear the blame for ever - וחטאתי לך כל הימים - re vechatathi lecha col haiyamim, then shall I sin against thee all my days, and consequently be liable to punishment for violating my faith.