Genesis 43:12
New International Version
Take double the amount of silver with you, for you must return the silver that was put back into the mouths of your sacks. Perhaps it was a mistake.

New Living Translation
Also take double the money that was put back in your sacks, as it was probably someone’s mistake.

English Standard Version
Take double the money with you. Carry back with you the money that was returned in the mouth of your sacks. Perhaps it was an oversight.

Berean Study Bible
Take double the silver with you so that you may return the silver that was put back into the mouths of your sacks. Perhaps it was a mistake.

King James Bible
And take double money in your hand; and the money that was brought again in the mouth of your sacks, carry it again in your hand; peradventure it was an oversight:

New King James Version
Take double money in your hand, and take back in your hand the money that was returned in the mouth of your sacks; perhaps it was an oversight.

New American Standard Bible
And take double the money in your hand, and take back in your hand the money that was returned in the opening of your sacks; perhaps it was a mistake.

NASB 1995
“Take double the money in your hand, and take back in your hand the money that was returned in the mouth of your sacks; perhaps it was a mistake.

NASB 1977
“And take double the money in your hand, and take back in your hand the money that was returned in the mouth of your sacks; perhaps it was a mistake.

Amplified Bible
Take double the [amount of] money with you, and take back the money that was returned in the opening of your sacks; perhaps it was an oversight.

Christian Standard Bible
Take twice as much silver with you. Return the silver that was returned to you in the top of your bags. Perhaps it was a mistake.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Take twice as much money with you. Return the money that was returned to you in the top of your bags. Perhaps it was a mistake.

American Standard Version
and take double money in your hand; and the money that was returned in the mouth of your sacks carry again in your hand; peradventure it was an oversight:

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And take double money in your hands and give back the money that he returned to the mouth of your sacks in your hands, lest it was an error

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And take double money in your hands, and the money that was returned in your sacks, carry back with you, lest peradventure it is a mistake.

Contemporary English Version
Also take along twice the amount of money for the grain, because there must have been some mistake when the money was put back in your sacks.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And take with you double money, and carry back what you found in your sacks, lest perhaps it was done by mistake.

English Revised Version
and take double money in your hand; and the money that was returned in the mouth of your sacks carry again in your hand; peradventure it was an oversight:

Good News Translation
Take with you also twice as much money, because you must take back the money that was returned in the top of your sacks. Maybe it was a mistake.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Take twice as much money with you. You must return the money that was put back in your sacks. Maybe it was a mistake.

International Standard Version
Also take twice as much money with you so you can return the money that had been replaced in the mouth of your sacks. Maybe it was an accounting mistake on his part.

JPS Tanakh 1917
and take double money in your hand; and the money that was returned in the mouth of your sacks carry back in your hand; peradventure it was an oversight;

Literal Standard Version
and double money take in your hand, even the money which is brought back in the mouth of your bags, you take back in your hand, it may be it [is] an oversight.

NET Bible
Take double the money with you; you must take back the money that was returned in the mouths of your sacks--perhaps it was an oversight.

New Heart English Bible
Take twice as much silver in your hand, and take back the silver that was returned in the mouth of your sacks. Perhaps it was an oversight.

World English Bible
and take double money in your hand, and take back the money that was returned in the mouth of your sacks. Perhaps it was an oversight.

Young's Literal Translation
and double money take in your hand, even the money which is brought back in the mouth of your bags, ye take back in your hand, it may be it is an oversight.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Return to Egypt with Benjamin
11Then their father Israel said to them, “If it must be so, then do this: Put some of the best products of the land in your packs and carry them down as a gift for the man—a little balm and a little honey, spices and myrrh, pistachios and almonds. 12Take double the silver with you so that you may return the silver that was put back into the mouths of your sacks. Perhaps it was a mistake. 13Take your brother as well, and return to the man at once.…

Cross References
Genesis 42:25
Then Joseph gave orders to fill their bags with grain, to return each man's silver to his sack, and to give them provisions for their journey. This order was carried out,

Genesis 42:35
As they began emptying their sacks, there in each man's sack was his bag of silver! And when they and their father saw the bags of silver, they were dismayed.

Genesis 43:13
Take your brother as well, and return to the man at once.

Genesis 43:21
But when we came to the place we lodged for the night, we opened our sacks and, behold, each of us found his silver in the mouth of his sack! It was the full amount of our silver, and we have brought it back with us.

Genesis 43:22
We have brought additional silver with us to buy food. We do not know who put our silver in our sacks."


Treasury of Scripture

And take double money in your hand; and the money that was brought again in the mouth of your sacks, carry it again in your hand; peradventure it was an oversight:

double.

Romans 12:17
Recompense to no man evil for evil. Provide things honest in the sight of all men.

Romans 13:8
Owe no man any thing, but to love one another: for he that loveth another hath fulfilled the law.

2 Corinthians 8:21
Providing for honest things, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.

mouth.

Genesis 42:25,35
Then Joseph commanded to fill their sacks with corn, and to restore every man's money into his sack, and to give them provision for the way: and thus did he unto them…









(12) Double money.--So Rashi; but others render it literally, second money, that is, a second sum of money. This agrees with the phrase "other money" in Genesis 43:22.

Verse 12. - And take double money (literally, money of a second, i.e. of the same, amount; not twice as much as the first time, but simply as much as the first time) in your hand; and the money that was brought again (or returned) in the mouth of your sacks, carry it again in your hand; peradventure it was an oversight (literally, a something caused to wander, a mistake, from a root signifying to go astray).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Take
קְח֣וּ (qə·ḥū)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's 3947: To take

double
מִשְׁנֶ֖ה (miš·neh)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4932: A repetition, a duplicate, a double, a second

the money
וְכֶ֥סֶף (wə·ḵe·sep̄)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3701: Silver, money

with you
בְיֶדְכֶ֑ם (ḇə·yeḏ·ḵem)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine plural
Strong's 3027: A hand

so that
וְאֶת־ (wə·’eṯ-)
Conjunctive waw | Direct object marker
Strong's 853: Untranslatable mark of the accusative case

you may return
הַמּוּשָׁ֨ב (ham·mū·šāḇ)
Article | Verb - Hofal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 7725: To turn back, in, to retreat, again

the money
הַכֶּ֜סֶף (hak·ke·sep̄)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3701: Silver, money

that was put back into
תָּשִׁ֣יבוּ (tā·šî·ḇū)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's 7725: To turn back, in, to retreat, again

in the mouths
בְּפִ֤י (bə·p̄î)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 6310: The mouth, edge, portion, side, according to

of your sacks.
אַמְתְּחֹֽתֵיכֶם֙ (’am·tə·ḥō·ṯê·ḵem)
Noun - feminine plural construct | second person masculine plural
Strong's 572: Something expansive, a bag

Perhaps
אוּלַ֥י (’ū·lay)
Adverb
Strong's 194: Perhaps

it
הֽוּא׃ (hū)
Pronoun - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

was a mistake.
מִשְׁגֶּ֖ה (miš·geh)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4870: A mistake


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