Genesis 43:27
Good News Translation
He asked about their health and then said, "You told me about your old father--how is he? Is he still alive and well?"

Contemporary English Version
After Joseph had asked how they were, he said, "What about your elderly father? Is he still alive?"

Douay-Rheims Bible
But he courteously saluting them again, asked them, saying: Is the old man your father in health, of whom you told me? Is he yet living?

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But he courteously saluting them again, asked them, saying: Is the old man your father in health, of whom you told me? Is he yet living?

welfare.

Genesis 37:14 I am ready: he said to him: Go, and see if all things be well with thy brethren, and the cattle: and bring me word again what is doing. So being sent from the vale of Hebron, he came to Sichem:

Genesis 41:16 Joseph answered: Without me, God shall give Pharao a prosperous answer.

Exodus 18:7 And he went out to meet his kinsman, and worshipped and kissed him: and they saluted one another with words of peace. And when he was come into the tent,

Judges 18:15 And when they had turned a little aside, they went into the house of the young man the Levite, who was in the house of Michas: and they saluted him with words of peace.

1 Samuel 17:22 And David leaving the vessels which he had brought, under the care of the keeper of the baggage, ran to the place of the battle, and asked if all things went well with his brethren.

1 Samuel 25:5 He sent ten young men, and said to them: Go up to Carmel, and go to Nabal, and salute him in my name with peace.

1 Chronicles 18:10 He sent Adoram his son to king David to desire peace of him, and to congratulate him that he had defeated and overthrown Adarezer: for Thou was an enemy to Adarezer.

Is your father well.

Genesis 42:11,13 We are all the sons of one man: we are come as peaceable men, neither do thy servants go about any evil. . . .

Context
Joseph's Hospitality to His Brothers
26Then Joseph came in to his house, and they offered him the presents, holding them in their hands; and they bowed down with their face to the ground. 27But he courteously saluting them again, asked them, saying: Is the old man your father in health, of whom you told me? Is he yet living?28And they answered: Thy servant our father, is in health; he is yet living. And bowing themselves, they made obeisance to him.…
Cross References
Genesis 43:7
But they answered: The man asked us in order concerning our kindred: if our father lived: if we had a brother: and we answered him regularly, according to what he demanded: could we know that he would say: Bring hither your brother with you?

Genesis 45:3
And he said to his brethren: I am Joseph: Is my father yet living? His brethren could not answer him, being struck with exceeding great fear.

Exodus 18:7
And he went out to meet his kinsman, and worshipped and kissed him: and they saluted one another with words of peace. And when he was come into the tent,

Additional Translations
He asked if they were well, and then he asked, “How is your elderly father that you told me about? Is he still alive?”And he asked them of their welfare, and said, Is your father well, the old man of whom you spoke? Is he yet alive?

And he asked them of their welfare, and said, Is your father well, the old man of whom ye spake? Is he yet alive?

And he asked them, How are ye? and he said to them, Is your father, the old man of whom ye spoke, well? Does he yet live?

And he asked them of their welfare, and said, Is your father well -- the old man of whom ye spoke? Is he yet alive?

And he asked them of their welfare, and said, Is your father well, the old man of whom ye spake? Is he yet alive?

And he asked them of their welfare, and said, Is your father well, the old man of whom ye spoke? Is he yet alive?

He asked them of their welfare, and said, "Is your father well, the old man of whom you spoke? Is he yet alive?"

and he asketh of them of peace, and saith, 'Is your father well? the aged man of whom ye have spoken, is he yet alive?'
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