Genesis 44:29
New International Version
If you take this one from me too and harm comes to him, you will bring my gray head down to the grave in misery.'

New Living Translation
Now if you take his brother away from me, and any harm comes to him, you will send this grieving, white-haired man to his grave.’

English Standard Version
If you take this one also from me, and harm happens to him, you will bring down my gray hairs in evil to Sheol.’

Berean Study Bible
Now if you also take this one from me and harm comes to him, you will bring my gray hair down to Sheol in sorrow.’

King James Bible
And if ye take this also from me, and mischief befall him, ye shall bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to the grave.

New King James Version
But if you take this one also from me, and calamity befalls him, you shall bring down my gray hair with sorrow to the grave.’

New American Standard Bible
If you also take this one from me, and harm happens to him, you will bring my gray hair down to Sheol in sorrow.’

NASB 1995
'If you take this one also from me, and harm befalls him, you will bring my gray hair down to Sheol in sorrow.'

NASB 1977
‘And if you take this one also from me, and harm befalls him, you will bring my gray hair down to Sheol in sorrow.’

Amplified Bible
If you take this one also from me, and harm or an accident happens to him, you will bring my gray hair down to Sheol in sorrow.’

Christian Standard Bible
If you also take this one from me and anything happens to him, you will bring my gray hairs down to Sheol in sorrow.’

Holman Christian Standard Bible
If you also take this one from me and anything happens to him, you will bring my gray hairs down to Sheol in sorrow.'"

American Standard Version
and if ye take this one also from me, and harm befall him, ye will bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to Sheol.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
If then ye take this one also from my presence, and an affliction happen to him by the way, then shall ye bring down my old age with sorrow to the grave.

Contemporary English Version
and he said, "I am an old man. If you take Benjamin from me, and something happens to him, I will die of a broken heart."

Douay-Rheims Bible
If you take this also, and any thing befall him in the way you will bring down my gray hairs with sorrow unto hell.

English Revised Version
and if ye take this one also from me, and mischief befall him, ye shall bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to the grave.

Good News Translation
If you take this one from me now and something happens to him, the sorrow you would cause me would kill me, as old as I am.'

GOD'S WORD® Translation
If you take this one away from me too and anything happens to him, you'll drive this gray-haired old man to his grave.'

International Standard Version
If you take this one from me, too, and then something harmful happens to him, then it will be death for me and my sad, gray hair!'

JPS Tanakh 1917
and if ye take this one also from me, and harm befall him, ye will bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to the grave.

Literal Standard Version
when you have taken also this from my presence, and harm has met him, then you have brought down my grey hairs with evil to Sheol.

NET Bible
If you take this one from me too and an accident happens to him, then you will bring down my gray hair in tragedy to the grave.'

New Heart English Bible
If you take this one also from me, and harm happens to him, you will bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to Sheol.'

World English Bible
If you take this one also from me, and harm happens to him, you will bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to Sheol.'

Young's Literal Translation
when ye have taken also this from my presence, and mischief hath met him, then ye have brought down my grey hairs with evil to sheol.

Additional Translations ...
Study Bible
Judah Pleads for Benjamin
28When one of them was gone, I said: “Surely he has been torn to pieces.” And I have not seen him since. 29 Now if you also take this one from me and harm comes to him, you will bring my gray hair down to Sheol in sorrow.’ 30So if the boy is not with us when I return to your servant, and if my father, whose life is wrapped up in the boy’s life,…

Cross References
Genesis 37:35
All his sons and daughters tried to comfort him, but he refused to be comforted. "No," he said. "I will go down to Sheol mourning for my son." So his father wept for him.

Genesis 42:38
But Jacob replied, "My son will not go down there with you, for his brother is dead, and he alone is left. If any harm comes to him on your journey, you will bring my gray hair down to Sheol in sorrow."

Genesis 44:31
sees that the boy is not with us, he will die. Then your servants will have brought the gray hair of your servant our father down to Sheol in sorrow.


Treasury of Scripture

And if you take this also from me, and mischief befall him, you shall bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to the grave.

And if.

Genesis 42:36,38
And Jacob their father said unto them, Me have ye bereaved of my children: Joseph is not, and Simeon is not, and ye will take Benjamin away: all these things are against me…

Genesis 43:14
And God Almighty give you mercy before the man, that he may send away your other brother, and Benjamin. If I be bereaved of my children, I am bereaved.

Psalm 88:3,4
For my soul is full of troubles: and my life draweth nigh unto the grave…

sorrow.

Genesis 44:31
It shall come to pass, when he seeth that the lad is not with us, that he will die: and thy servants shall bring down the gray hairs of thy servant our father with sorrow to the grave.

Genesis 42:38
And he said, My son shall not go down with you; for his brother is dead, and he is left alone: if mischief befall him by the way in the which ye go, then shall ye bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to the grave.

Deuteronomy 31:17
Then my anger shall be kindled against them in that day, and I will forsake them, and I will hide my face from them, and they shall be devoured, and many evils and troubles shall befall them; so that they will say in that day, Are not these evils come upon us, because our God is not among us?











Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
So if you take
וּלְקַחְתֶּ֧ם (ū·lə·qaḥ·tem)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3947: To take

this one
זֶ֛ה (zeh)
Pronoun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2088: This, that

from
מֵעִ֥ם (mê·‘im)
Preposition-m
Strong's Hebrew 5973: With, equally with

me
פָּנַ֖י (pā·nay)
Noun - masculine plural construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 6440: The face

as well
גַּם־ (gam-)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 1571: Assemblage, also, even, yea, though, both, and

and harm
אָס֑וֹן (’ā·sō·wn)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 611: Mischief, evil, harm

comes to him,
וְקָרָ֣הוּ (wə·qā·rā·hū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7136: To light upon, to bring about, to impose timbers

you will bring my gray hair
שֵׂיבָתִ֛י (śê·ḇā·ṯî)
Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 7872: Hoary head, old age

down
וְהֽוֹרַדְתֶּ֧ם (wə·hō·w·raḏ·tem)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3381: To come or go down, descend

to Sheol
שְׁאֹֽלָה׃ (šə·’ō·lāh)
Noun - common singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7585: Underworld (place to which people descend at death)

in sorrow.’
בְּרָעָ֖ה (bə·rā·‘āh)
Preposition-b | Adjective - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7451: Bad, evil


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