Genesis 37:13

“And Israel said unto Joseph, Do not thy brethren feed the flock in Shechem? come, and I will send thee unto them. And he said to him, Here am I.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And Israel saide vnto Ioseph, Doe not thy brethren feed the flocke in Shechem? Come, and I will send thee vnto them: & he said to him, Here am I.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Israel said to Joseph, "Are not your brothers pasturing {the flock} in Shechem? Come, and I will send you to them. And he said to him, "I will go.""
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Israel said unto Joseph, Are not thy brethren feeding the flock in Shechem? Come, and I will send thee unto them. And he said to him, Here am I.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And Israel said to Joseph, Are not your brothers with the flock in Shechem? come, I will send you to them. And he said to him, Here am I.
- Basic English Bible

And Israel said to Joseph, Do not thy brethren feed [the flock] at Shechem? Come, that I may send thee to them. And he said to him, Here am I.
- Darby Bible

And Israel said to Joseph, Do not thy brethren feed the flock in Shechem? Come, and I will send thee to them. And he said to him, Here am I.
- Webster's Bible

Israel said to Joseph, "Aren't your brothers feeding the flock in Shechem? Come, and I will send you to them." He said to him, "Here I am."
- World English Bible

and Israel saith unto Joseph, `Are not thy brethren feeding in Shechem? come, and I send thee unto them;' and he saith to him, `Here [am] I;'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And Israel said unto Joseph: 'Do not thy brethren feed the flock in Shechem? come, and I will send thee unto them.' And he said to him: 'Here am I.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Genesis 37:13

  • Tim George for verse 13
    And Israel said unto Joseph do not thy brothers feed the flock in Shechem? come, and I will send thee unto them. And he said to him, "Hear am I " Joseph submits to his father 's will to go to his brothers, who hated him, to see how they were feeding the flock. We in ministry are partners together in the gospel, and we should be helpers with our fellow brothers in Christ. We are not to be competitors, but helpers in the ministry, for we serve the Lord Jesus Christ. By this shall all men know that we are His disciples, by the love that we have one for the other. Jesus said a new commandment give I unto you, that you love one another, as I have loved you. Love in spite of the way others treat you, and the Lord will reward you.
  • Tim George for verse 13
    And Israel said unto Joseph do not thy brothers feed the flock in Shechem? come, and I will send thee unto them. And he said to him, "Hear am I " Joseph submits to his father 's will to go to his brothers, who hated him, to see how they were feeding the flock. We in ministry are partners together in the gospel, and we should be helpers with our fellow brothers in Christ. We are not to be competitors, but helpers in the ministry, for we serve the Lord Jesus Christ. By this shall all men know that we are His disciples, by the love that we have one for the other. Jesus said a new commandment give I unto you, that you love one another, as I have loved you. Love in spite of the way others treat you, and the Lord will reward you.
  • Tim George for verse 13
    And Israel said unto Joseph do not thy brothers feed the flock in Shechem? come, and I will send thee unto them. And he said to him, "Hear am I " Joseph submits to his father 's will to go to his brothers, who hated him, to see how they were feeding the flock. We in ministry are partners together in the gospel, and we should be helpers with our fellow brothers in Christ. We are not to be competitors, but helpers in the ministry, for we serve the Lord Jesus Christ. By this shall all men know that we are His disciples, by the love that we have one for the other. Jesus said a new commandment give I unto you, that you love one another, as I have loved you. Love in spite of the way others treat you, and the Lord will reward you.

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