Genesis 37:18

“And when they saw him afar off, even before he came near unto them, they conspired against him to slay him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Genesis 37:18

And when they saw him a farre off, euen before he came neere vnto them, they conspired against him, to slay him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

When they saw him from a distance and before he came close to them, they plotted against him to put him to death.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they saw him afar off, and before he came near unto them, they conspired against him to slay him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But they saw him when he was a long way off, and before he came near them they made a secret design against him to put him to death;
- Basic English Bible

And when they saw him from afar, and before he came near to them, they conspired against him to put him to death.
- Darby Bible

And when they saw him afar off, even before he came near to them, they conspired against him to slay him.
- Webster's Bible

They saw him afar off, and before he came near to them, they conspired against him to kill him.
- World English Bible

And they see him from afar, even before he draweth near unto them, and they conspire against him to put him to death.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And they saw him afar off, and before he came near unto them, they conspired against him to slay him.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Genesis 37:18

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 37:18


37:18 And when they saw him afar off they conspired against him - It was not in a heat, or upon a sudden provocation, that they thought to slay him, but from malice propense, and in cold blood.


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