Acts 7:9

“And the patriarchs, moved with envy, sold Joseph into Egypt: but God was with him,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the Patriarchs moued with enuie, sold Ioseph into Egypt: but God was with him,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"The patriarchs became jealous of Joseph and sold him into Egypt. {Yet} God was with him,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the patriarchs, moved with jealousy against Joseph, sold him into Egypt: and God was with him,
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the brothers, moved with envy against Joseph, gave him to the Egyptians for money: but God was with him,
- Basic English Bible

And the patriarchs, envying Joseph, sold him away into Egypt. And God was with him,
- Darby Bible

And the patriarchs, moved with envy, sold Joseph into Egypt: but God was with him,
- Webster's Bible

The Patriarchs were jealous of Joseph and sold him into slavery in Egypt. But God was with him
- Weymouth Bible

The patriarchs, moved with jealousy against Joseph, sold him into Egypt. God was with him,
- World English Bible

And the patriarkis hadden enuye to Joseph, and selden hym in to Egipt.
- Wycliffe Bible

and the patriarchs, having been moved with jealousy, sold Joseph to Egypt, and God was with him,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 7:9


7:9 But God was with him - Though he was not in this land. #Gen 37:28|.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 7:9


Ac 7:9 The patriarchs, moved with envy. The sons of Jacob. See Ge 37:28. As they rejected Joseph, their descendants rejected Jesus. God was with him. With the one rejected, and raised him to royal honors in the house of Pharaoh.

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