Genesis 44:7

“And they said unto him, Wherefore saith my lord these words? God forbid that thy servants should do according to this thing:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Genesis 44:7

And they said vnto him, Wherefore saith my lord these words? God forbid that thy seruants should doe according to this thing.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

They said to him, "Why does my lord speak such words as these? Far be it from your servants to do such a thing.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they said unto him, Wherefore speaketh my lord such words as these? Far be it from thy servants that they should do such a thing.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And they said to him, Why does my lord say such words as these? far be it from your servants to do such a thing:
- Basic English Bible

And they said to him, Why does my lord speak such words as these? Far be it from thy servants to do such a thing!
- Darby Bible

And they said to him, Why saith my lord these words? Far be it from us that thy servants should do according to this thing:
- Webster's Bible

They said to him, "Why does my lord speak such words as these? Far be it from your servants that they should do such a thing!
- World English Bible

and they say unto him, `Why doth my lord speak according to these words? far be it from thy servants to do according to this word;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And they said unto him: 'Wherefore speaketh my lord such words as these? Far be it from thy servants that they should do such a thing.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Genesis 44:7

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 44:7


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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