Genesis 37:21
Good News Translation
Reuben heard them and tried to save Joseph. "Let's not kill him," he said.

Contemporary English Version
Reuben heard this and tried to protect Joseph from them. "Let's not kill him," he said.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Ruben hearing this, endeavoured to deliver him out of their hands, and said:

New American Bible
But when Reuben heard this, he tried to save him from their hands, saying: “We must not take his life.”

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And Ruben hearing this, endeavoured to deliver him out of their hands, and said:

Reuben heard.

Genesis 35:22 And when he dwelt in that country, Ruben went, and slept with Bala the concubine of his father: which he was not ignorant of. Now the sons of Jacob were twelve.

Genesis 42:22 And Ruben, one of them, said: Did not I say to you: Do not sin against the boy; and you would not hear me? Behold his blood is required.

not kill him.

Joshua 10:28 The same day Joshua took Maceda, and destroyed it with the edge of the sword, and killed the king and all the inhabitants thereof: he left not in it the least remains. And he did to the king of Maceda, as he had done to the king of Jericho.

Genesis 9:5 For I will require the blood of your lives at the hand of every beast, and at the hand of man, at the hand of every man, and of his brother, will I require the life of man.

Matthew 10:28 And fear ye not them that kill the body, and are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him that can destroy both soul and body in hell.

Context
Joseph Sold by His Brothers
20Come, let us kill him, and cast him into some old pit: and we will say: Some evil beast hath devoured him: and then it shall appear what his dreams avail him: 21And Ruben hearing this, endeavoured to deliver him out of their hands, and said:22Do not take away his life, nor shed his blood: but cast him into this pit, that is in the wilderness, and keep your hands harmless: now he said this, being desirous to deliver him out of their hands and to restore him to his father.…
Cross References
Genesis 37:22
Do not take away his life, nor shed his blood: but cast him into this pit, that is in the wilderness, and keep your hands harmless: now he said this, being desirous to deliver him out of their hands and to restore him to his father.

Genesis 42:22
And Ruben, one of them, said: Did not I say to you: Do not sin against the boy; and you would not hear me? Behold his blood is required.

Additional Translations
When Reuben heard this, he tried to rescue Joseph from their hands. “Let us not take his life,” he said.And Reuben heard it, and he delivered him out of their hands; and said, Let us not kill him.

And Reuben heard it, and delivered him out of their hand, and said, Let us not take his life.

And Ruben having heard it, rescued him out of their hands, and said, Let us not kill him.

And Reuben heard [it], and delivered him out of their hand, and said, Let us not take his life.

And Reuben heard it, and delivered him out of their hand; and said, Let us not take his life.

And Reuben heard it, and he delivered him from their hands: and said, Let us not kill him.

Reuben heard it, and delivered him out of their hand, and said, "Let's not take his life."

And Reuben heareth, and delivereth him out of their hand, and saith, 'Let us not smite the life;'
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