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Genesis 46:30

    Genesis 46:30 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

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

    Wesley's Notes 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.