Genesis 46 :30

Genesis 46 :30 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

And Israel said to Joseph, Now let me die, since I have seen your face, because you are yet alive.

American King James Version (AKJV)

And Israel said to Joseph, Now let me die, since I have seen your face, because you are yet alive.

American Standard Version (ASV)

And Israel said unto Joseph, Now let me die, since I have seen thy face, that thou art yet alive.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

And Israel said to Joseph, Now that I have seen you living again, I am ready for death.

Webster's Revision

And Israel said to Joseph, Now let me die, since I have seen thy face, because thou art yet alive.

World English Bible

Israel said to Joseph, "Now let me die, since I have seen your face, that you are still alive."

English Revised Version (ERV)

And Israel said unto Joseph, Now let me die, since I have seen thy face, that thou art yet alive.

Definitions for Genesis 46 :30

Art - "Are"; second person singular.
Let - To hinder or obstruct.

Clarke's Commentary on Genesis 46 :30

Now let me die, since I have seen thy face - Perhaps old Simeon had this place in view when, seeing the salvation of Israel, he said, Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, etc., Luke 2:29.

Barnes' Commentary on Genesis 46 :30

Wesley's Commentary on Genesis 46 :30

46:30 Now let me die - Not but that it was farther desirable to live with Joseph, and to see his honour and usefulness; but he had so much satisfaction in this first meeting, that he thought it too much to desire or expect any more in this world.
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