Genesis 42:1

“Now when Jacob saw that there was corn in Egypt, Jacob said unto his sons, Why do ye look one upon another?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Now when Iacob saw that there was corne in Egypt, Iacob said vnto his sonnes, Why doe ye looke one vpon an other?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now Jacob saw that there was grain in Egypt, and Jacob said to his sons, "Why are you staring at one another?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now Jacob saw that there was grain in Egypt, and Jacob said unto his sons, Why do ye look one upon another?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now Jacob, hearing that there was grain in Egypt, said to his sons, Why are you looking at one another?
- Basic English Bible

And Jacob saw that there was grain in Egypt, and Jacob said to his sons, Why do ye look one upon another?
- Darby Bible

Now when Jacob saw that there was corn in Egypt, Jacob said to his sons, Why do ye look one upon another?
- Webster's Bible

Now Jacob saw that there was grain in Egypt, and Jacob said to his sons, "Why do you look at one another?"
- World English Bible

And Jacob seeth that there is corn in Egypt, and Jacob saith to his sons, `Why do you look at each other?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Now Jacob saw that there was corn in Egypt, and Jacob said unto his sons: 'Why do ye look one upon another?'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 42:1


42:1 Jacob saw that there was corn - That is, he saw the corn that his neighbours had bought there and brought home.


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