Genesis 43:20
Good News Translation
"If you please, sir, we came here once before to buy food.

Contemporary English Version
"Sir, we came to Egypt once before to buy grain.

Douay-Rheims Bible
They said: Sir, we desire thee to hear us. We came down once before to buy food:

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They said: Sir, we desire thee to hear us. We came down once before to buy food:

we came indeed down.

Genesis 43:3,7 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 42:3,10,27,35 So the ten brethren of Joseph went down, to buy corn in Egypt: . . .

Context
Joseph's Hospitality to His Brothers
19Wherefore, going up to the steward of the house, at the door, 20They said: Sir, we desire thee to hear us. We came down once before to buy food:21And when we had bought, and were come to the inn, we opened our sacks, and found our money in the mouths of the sacks: which we have now brought again in the same weight.…
Cross References
Genesis 43:19
Wherefore, going up to the steward of the house, at the door,

Genesis 43:21
And when we had bought, and were come to the inn, we opened our sacks, and found our money in the mouths of the sacks: which we have now brought again in the same weight.

Additional Translations
“Please, sir,” they said, “we really did come down here the first time to buy food.And said, O sir, we came indeed down at the first time to buy food:

and said, Oh, my lord, we came indeed down at the first time to buy food:

saying, We pray thee, Sir; we came down at first to buy food.

and said, Ah! my lord, we came indeed down at the first to buy food.

and said, Oh my lord, we came indeed down at the first time to buy food:

And said, O sir, we came down indeed at the first time to buy food:

and said, "Oh, my lord, we indeed came down the first time to buy food.

and say, 'O, my lord, we really come down at the commencement to buy food;
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