Genesis 50:20

“But as for you, ye thought evil against me; but God meant it unto good, to bring to pass, as it is this day, to save much people alive.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Genesis 50:20

But as for you, yee thought euill against me, but God meant it vnto good, to bring to passe, as it is this day, to saue much people aliue.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"As for you, you meant evil against me, {but} God meant it for good in order to bring about this present result, to preserve many people alive.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And as for you, ye meant evil against me; but God meant it for good, to bring to pass, as it is this day, to save much people alive.
- American Standard Version (1901)

As for you, it was in your mind to do me evil, but God has given a happy outcome, the salvation of numbers of people, as you see today.
- Basic English Bible

Ye indeed meant evil against me: God meant it for good, in order that he might do as [it is] this day, to save a great people alive.
- Darby Bible

But as for you, ye thought evil against me; but God meant it for good, to bring to pass, as it is this day, to save many people alive.
- Webster's Bible

As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good, to bring to pass, as it is this day, to save many people alive.
- World English Bible

As for you, ye devised against me evil -- God devised it for good, in order to do as [at] this day, to keep alive a numerous people;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And as for you, ye meant evil against me; but God meant it for good, to bring to pass, as it is this day, to save much people alive.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Genesis 50:20

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 50:20


50:20 Ye thought evil, but God meant it unto good - In order to the making Joseph a greater blessing to his family than otherwise he could have been.


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