Genesis 43:28

“And they answered, Thy servant our father is in good health, he is yet alive. And they bowed down their heads, and made obeisance.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And they answered, Thy seruant our father is in good health, hee is yet aliue: & they bowed downe their heads, and made obeisance.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

They said, "Your servant our father is well; he is still alive. They bowed down in homage."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they said, Thy servant our father is well, he is yet alive. And they bowed the head, and made obeisance.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And they said, Your servant, our father, is well, he is still living. And they went down on their faces before him.
- Basic English Bible

And they said, Thy servant our father is well; he is yet alive. And they bowed, and made obeisance.
- Darby Bible

And they answered, Thy servant, our father, is in good health, he is yet alive: and they bowed their heads and made obeisance.
- Webster's Bible

They said, "Your servant, our father, is well. He is still alive." They bowed the head, and did homage.
- World English Bible

and they say, `Thy servant our father [is] well, he is yet alive;' and they bow, and do obeisance.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And they said: 'Thy servant our father is well, he is yet alive.' And they bowed the head, and made obeisance.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Genesis 43:28

  • I think it is saying that the father had become of old age and is still living meaning that he is a strong man who believes in God

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