Genesis 44:5

Is not this it in which my lord drinketh, and whereby indeed he divineth? ye have done evil in so doing.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Is not this it, in which my lord drinketh? and whereby indeed he diuineth? ye haue done euill in so doing.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'Is not this the one from which my lord drinks and which he indeed uses for divination? You have done wrong in doing this.'"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Is not this that in which my lord drinketh, and whereby he indeed divineth? ye have done evil in so doing.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Is not this the cup from which my lord takes wine and by which he gets knowledge of the future? Truly, you have done evil.
- Basic English Bible

Is not this [it] in which my lord drinks, and in which indeed he divines? Ye have done evil [in] what ye have done.
- Darby Bible

Is not this the cup in which my lord drinketh, and by which indeed he divineth? ye have done evil in so doing.
- Webster's Bible

Isn't this that from which my lord drinks, and by which he indeed divines? You have done evil in so doing.'"
- World English Bible

Is not this that with which my lord drinketh? and he observeth diligently with it; ye have done evil [in] that which ye have done.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Is not this it in which my lord drinketh, and whereby he indeed divineth? ye have done evil in so doing.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 44:5


44:5 Is not this it in which my lord drinketh? And for which he would search thoroughly - So it may be rendered.


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