Genesis 43:2
Good News Translation
and when the family of Jacob had eaten all the grain which had been brought from Egypt, Jacob said to his sons, "Go back and buy a little food for us."

Contemporary English Version
until finally, Jacob's family had eaten all the grain they had bought in Egypt. So Jacob said to his sons, "Go back and buy some more grain."

Douay-Rheims Bible
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.

New American Bible
So when they had used up all the grain they had brought from Egypt, their father said to them, “Go back and buy us a little more food.”

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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 43:4,20 If therefore thou wilt send him with us, we will set out together, and will buy necessaries for thee. . . .

Genesis 42:1,2 And Jacob hearing that food was sold in Egypt, said to his sons: Why are ye careless? . . .

Proverbs 15:16 Better is a little with the fear of the Lord, than great treasures without content.

Proverbs 16:18 Pride goeth before destruction: and the spirit is lifted up before a fall.

Proverbs 31:16 She hath considered a field, and bought it: with the fruit of her hands she hath planted a vineyard.

1 Timothy 5:8 But if any man have not care of his own and especially of those of his house, he hath denied the faith and is worse than an infidel.

1 Timothy 6:6-8 But godliness with contentment is great gain. . . .

Context
The Return to Egypt with Benjamin
1In the mean time the famine was heavy upon all the land. 2And 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.3Juda answered: The man declared unto us with the attestation of an oath, saying: You shall not see my face, unless you bring your youngest brother with you.…
Cross References
Genesis 43:1
In the mean time the famine was heavy upon all the land.

Genesis 43:3
Juda answered: The man declared unto us with the attestation of an oath, saying: You shall not see my face, unless you bring your youngest brother with you.

Genesis 44:25
And our father said: Go again, and buy us a little wheat.

Additional Translations
So when Jacob’s sons had eaten all the grain they had brought from Egypt, their father said to them, “Go back and buy a little more food for us.”And it came to pass, when they had eaten up the corn which they had brought out of Egypt, their father said to them, Go again, buy us a little food.

And it came to pass, when they had eaten up the grain which they had brought out of Egypt, their father said unto them, Go again, buy us a little food.

And it came to pass, when they had finished eating the corn which they had brought out of Egypt, that their father said to them, Go again; buy us a little food.

And it came to pass, when they had finished eating the grain which they had brought from Egypt, that their father said to them, Go again, buy us a little food.

And it came to pass, when they had eaten up the corn which they had brought out of Egypt, their father said unto them, Go again, buy us a little food.

And it came to pass, when they had consumed the corn which they had brought from Egypt, their father said to them, Go again, buy us a little food.

It happened, when they had eaten up the grain which they had brought out of Egypt, their father said to them, "Go again, buy us a little more food."

and it cometh to pass, when they have finished eating the corn which they brought from Egypt, that their father saith unto them, 'Turn back, buy for us a little food.'
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