Genesis 42:23

“And they knew not that Joseph understood them; for he spake unto them by an interpreter.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And they knew not that Ioseph vnderstood them: for hee spake vnto them by an interpreter.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

They did not know, however, that Joseph understood, for there was an interpreter between them.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they knew not that Joseph understood them; for there was an interpreter between them.
- American Standard Version (1901)

They were not conscious that the sense of their words was clear to Joseph, for he had been talking to them through one who had knowledge of their language.
- Basic English Bible

And they did not know that Joseph understood, for the interpreter was between them.
- Darby Bible

And they knew not that Joseph understood them; for he spoke to them by an interpreter.
- Webster's Bible

They didn't know that Joseph understood them; for there was an interpreter between them.
- World English Bible

And they have not known that Joseph understandeth, for the interpreter [is] between them;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And they knew not that Joseph understood them; for the interpreter was between them.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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