Genesis 42:2
Good News Translation
I hear that there is grain in Egypt; go there and buy some to keep us from starving to death."

Contemporary English Version
I have heard there is grain in Egypt. Go down and buy some, so we won't starve to death."

Douay-Rheims Bible
I have heard that wheat is sold in Egypt: Go ye down, and buy us necessaries, that we may live, and not be consumed with want.

New American Bible
He went on, “I hear that grain is for sale in Egypt. Go down there and buy some for us, that we may stay alive and not die.”

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I have heard that wheat is sold in Egypt: Go ye down, and buy us necessaries, that we may live, and not be consumed with want.

get you.

Genesis 43:2,4 And when they had eaten up all the corn, which they had brought out of Egypt, Jacob said to his sons: Go again, and buy us a little food. . . .

Genesis 45:9 Make haste, and go ye up to my father, and say to him: Thus saith thy son Joseph: God hath made me lord of the whole land of Egypt; come down to me, linger not.

that we.

Genesis 43:8 And Juda said to his father: Send the boy with me, that we may set forward, and may live: lest both we and our children perish.

Psalm 118:17 I shall not die, but live: and shall declare the works of the Lord.

Isaiah 38:1 In those days Ezechias was sick even to death, and Isaiah the son of Amos the prophet cane unto him, and said to him: Thus saith the Lord: Take order with thy house, for thou shalt die, and not live.

Matthew 4:4 Who answered and said: It is written, Not in bread alone doth man live, but in every word that proceedeth from the mouth of God.

Context
Joseph's Brothers Sent to Egypt
1And Jacob hearing that food was sold in Egypt, said to his sons: Why are ye careless? 2I have heard that wheat is sold in Egypt: Go ye down, and buy us necessaries, that we may live, and not be consumed with want.3So the ten brethren of Joseph went down, to buy corn in Egypt:…
Cross References
Acts 7:12
But when Jacob had heard that there was corn in Egypt, he sent our fathers first.

Genesis 42:3
So the ten brethren of Joseph went down, to buy corn in Egypt:

Genesis 43:8
And Juda said to his father: Send the boy with me, that we may set forward, and may live: lest both we and our children perish.

Psalm 33:18
Behold the eyes of the Lord are on them that fear him: and on them that hope in his mercy.

Psalm 33:19
To deliver their souls from death; and feed them in famine.

Additional Translations
“Look,” he added, “I have heard that there is grain in Egypt. Go down there and buy some for us, so that we may live and not die.”And he said, Behold, I have heard that there is corn in Egypt: get you down thither, and buy for us from there; that we may live, and not die.

And he said, Behold, I have heard that there is grain in Egypt: get you down thither, and buy for us from thence; that we may live, and not die.

Behold, I have heard that there is corn in Egypt; go down thither, and buy for us a little food, that we may live, and not die.

And he said, Behold, I have heard that there is grain in Egypt; go down thither and buy [grain] for us from thence, in order that we may live, and not die.

And he said, Behold, I have heard that there is corn in Egypt: get you down thither, and buy for us from thence; that we may live, and not die.

And he said, Behold, I have heard that there is corn in Egypt: go down thither, and buy for us from thence; that we may live, and not die.

He said, "Behold, I have heard that there is grain in Egypt. Go down there, and buy for us from there, so that we may live, and not die."

he saith also, 'Lo, I have heard that there is corn in Egypt, go down thither, and buy for us from thence, and we live and do not die;'
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