Genesis 50:20
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English Standard Version
As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good, to bring it about that many people should be kept alive, as they are today.

King James Bible
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.

American Standard Version
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.

Douay-Rheims Bible
You thought evil against me: but God turned it into good, that he might exalt me, as at present you see, and might save many people.

English Revised Version
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.

Webster's Bible Translation
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.

Genesis 50:20 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

After performing this filial duty, Joseph returned to Egypt with his brethren and all their attendants.

Genesis 50:20 Parallel Commentaries

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ye thought.

Genesis 37:4,18-20 And when his brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers, they hated him, and could not speak peaceably to him...

Psalm 56:5 Every day they wrest my words: all their thoughts are against me for evil.

God meant.

Genesis 45:5-8 Now therefore be not grieved, nor angry with yourselves, that you sold me here: for God did send me before you to preserve life...

Psalm 76:10 Surely the wrath of man shall praise you: the remainder of wrath shall you restrain.

Psalm 105:16,17 Moreover he called for a famine on the land: he broke the whole staff of bread...

Psalm 119:71 It is good for me that I have been afflicted; that I might learn your statutes.

Isaiah 10:7 However, he means not so, neither does his heart think so; but it is in his heart to destroy and cut off nations not a few.

Acts 2:23 Him, being delivered by the determinate counsel and foreknowledge of God, you have taken, and by wicked hands have crucified and slain:

Acts 3:13-15,26 The God of Abraham, and of Isaac, and of Jacob, the God of our fathers, has glorified his Son Jesus; whom you delivered up...

Romans 8:28 And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.

Cross References
Genesis 37:26
Then Judah said to his brothers, "What profit is it if we kill our brother and conceal his blood?

Genesis 37:27
Come, let us sell him to the Ishmaelites, and let not our hand be upon him, for he is our brother, our own flesh." And his brothers listened to him.

Genesis 45:5
And now do not be distressed or angry with yourselves because you sold me here, for God sent me before you to preserve life.

Genesis 45:7
And God sent me before you to preserve for you a remnant on earth, and to keep alive for you many survivors.

Genesis 50:19
But Joseph said to them, "Do not fear, for am I in the place of God?

Isaiah 10:7
But he does not so intend, and his heart does not so think; but it is in his heart to destroy, and to cut off nations not a few;

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