Genesis 37:14

“And he said to him, Goe, I pray thee, see whether it bee well with thy brethren, and well with the flockes, and bring me word againe: so hee sent him out of the vale of Hebron, and he came to Shechem.”

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Other Translations

And he said to him, Go, I pray thee, see whether it be well with thy brethren, and well with the flocks; and bring me word again. So he sent him out of the vale of Hebron, and he came to Shechem.
- King James Version

Then he said to him, "Go now and see about the welfare of your brothers and the welfare of the flock, and bring word back to me. So he sent him from the valley of Hebron, and he came to Shechem."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he said to him, Go now, see whether it is well with thy brethren, and well with the flock; and bring me word again. So he sent him out of the vale of Hebron, and he came to Shechem.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he said to him, Go now, and see if your brothers are well and how the flock is; then come back and give me word. So he sent him out of the valley of Hebron, and he came to Shechem.
- Basic English Bible

And he said to him, Go, I pray thee, see after the welfare of thy brethren, and after the welfare of the flock; and bring me word again. And he sent him out of the vale of Hebron; and he came towards Shechem.
- Darby Bible

And he said to him, Go, I pray thee, see whether it is well with thy brethren, and well with the flocks; and bring me word again. So he sent him from the vale of Hebron, and he came to Shechem.
- Webster's Bible

He said to him, "Go now, see whether it is well with your brothers, and well with the flock; and bring me word again." So he sent him out of the valley of Hebron, and he came to Shechem.
- World English Bible

and he saith to him, `Go, I pray thee, see the peace of thy brethren, and the peace of the flock, and bring me back word;' and he sendeth him from the valley of Hebron, and he cometh to Shechem.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And he said to him: 'Go now, see whether it is well with thy brethren, and well with the flock; and bring me back word.' So he sent him out of the vale of Hebron, and he came to Shechem.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Genesis 37

  • BSP
    The trait of jealousy caused Joseph's brothers to hate him so much that they wanted to kill him.
  • Christiana Johnson
    Genesis 37is a great book in the bible to read
  • Lynn
    I believe Joseph shared his dreams out of wonderment over them not boasting. After all he was a type of Christ and not there to provoke his brothers to envy and hate.
  • Melissa Labbe
    Genesis 37 verse 25 and 27 Correct Spelling is Ishmaelites
  • Dewey J
    Chaligha, it seems that the Scripture is speaking of his brothers ' wrong doings and incorrect activities. God bless us all and also in the understanding of his Word. Praise God through our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen!
  • Chaligha for verse 2
    What are these bad reports. Can you mention them?

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