Genesis 45:2
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English Standard Version
And he wept aloud, so that the Egyptians heard it, and the household of Pharaoh heard it.

King James Bible
And he wept aloud: and the Egyptians and the house of Pharaoh heard.

American Standard Version
And he wept aloud: and the Egyptians heard, and the house of Pharaoh heard.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he lifted up his voice with weeping, which the Egyptians and all the house of Pharao heard. \

English Revised Version
And he wept aloud: and the Egyptians heard, and the house of Pharaoh heard.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he wept aloud; and the Egyptians and the house of Pharaoh heard.

Genesis 45:2 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

"His soul is bound to his soul:" equivalent to, "he clings to him with all his soul."

Genesis 45:2 Parallel Commentaries

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wept aloud. Heb. gave forth his voice in weeping. This, says Sir J. Chardin, is exactly the genius of the people of Asia; their sentiments of joy or grief are properly transports, and their transports are ungoverned, excessive, and truly outrageous. When anyone returns from a long journey or dies, his family burst into cries that may be heard twenty doors off; and this is renewed at different times, and continues many days, according to the vigour of the passion. Sometimes they cease all at once, and then begin as suddenly, with a greater shrillness and loudness than one could easily imagine.

Numbers 14:1 And all the congregation lifted up their voice, and cried; and the people wept that night.

Ruth 1:9 The LORD grant you that you may find rest, each of you in the house of her husband. Then she kissed them...

2 Kings 20:3 I beseech you, O LORD, remember now how I have walked before you in truth and with a perfect heart...

Acts 20:37 And they all wept sore, and fell on Paul's neck, and kissed him,

Cross References
Genesis 43:30
Then Joseph hurried out, for his compassion grew warm for his brother, and he sought a place to weep. And he entered his chamber and wept there.

Genesis 45:14
Then he fell upon his brother Benjamin's neck and wept, and Benjamin wept upon his neck.

Genesis 45:15
And he kissed all his brothers and wept upon them. After that his brothers talked with him.

Genesis 46:29
Then Joseph prepared his chariot and went up to meet Israel his father in Goshen. He presented himself to him and fell on his neck and wept on his neck a good while.

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