Genesis 44:5
New International Version
Isn't this the cup my master drinks from and also uses for divination? This is a wicked thing you have done.'"

New Living Translation
Why have you stolen my master's silver cup, which he uses to predict the future? What a wicked thing you have done!'"

English Standard Version
Is it not from this that my lord drinks, and by this that he practices divination? You have done evil in doing this.’”

Berean Study Bible
Is this not the cup that my master drinks from and uses for divination? What you have done is wicked!’”

New American Standard Bible
'Is not this the one from which my lord drinks and which he indeed uses for divination? You have done wrong in doing this.'"

King James Bible
Is not this it in which my lord drinketh, and whereby indeed he divineth? ye have done evil in so doing.

Christian Standard Bible
Isn't this the cup that my master drinks from and uses for divination? What you have done is wrong!'"

Contemporary English Version
Not only does he drink from his cup, but he also uses it to learn about the future. You have done a terrible thing.'"

Good News Translation
Why did you steal my master's silver cup? It is the one he drinks from, the one he uses for divination. You have committed a serious crime!'"

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Isn't this the cup that my master drinks from and uses for divination? What you have done is wrong!'"

International Standard Version
Don't you have the cup that my master uses to drink from and also uses to practice divination? You're wrong to have done this.'"

NET Bible
Doesn't my master drink from this cup and use it for divination? You have done wrong!'"

New Heart English Bible
Isn't this that from which my lord drinks, and by which he indeed divines? You have done evil in so doing.'"

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Isn't this the cup that my master drinks from and that he uses for telling the future? What you have done is evil!'"

JPS Tanakh 1917
Is not this it in which my lord drinketh, and whereby he indeed divineth? ye have done evil in so doing.'

New American Standard 1977
‘Is not this the one from which my lord drinks, and which he indeed uses for divination? You have done wrong in doing this.’”

Jubilee Bible 2000
Is this not the one in which my lord drinks and in which indeed he divines? Ye have done evil in so doing.

King James 2000 Bible
Is not this it from which my lord drinks, and by which indeed he divines? you have done evil in so doing.

American King James Version
Is not this it in which my lord drinks, and whereby indeed he divines? you have done evil in so doing.

American Standard Version
Is not this that in which my lord drinketh, and whereby he indeed divineth? ye have done evil in so doing.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Why have ye stolen my silver cup? is it not this out of which my lord drinks? and he divines augury with it; ye have accomplished evil in that which ye have done.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The cup which you have stolen is that in which my lord drinketh, and in which he is wont to divine: you have done a very evil thing.

Darby Bible Translation
Is not this [it] in which my lord drinks, and in which indeed he divines? Ye have done evil [in] what ye have done.

English Revised Version
Is not this it in which my lord drinketh, and whereby he indeed divineth? ye have done evil in so doing.

Webster's Bible Translation
Is not this the cup in which my lord drinketh, and by which indeed he divineth? ye have done evil in so doing.

World English Bible
Isn't this that from which my lord drinks, and by which he indeed divines? You have done evil in so doing.'"

Young's Literal Translation
Is not this that with which my lord drinketh? and he observeth diligently with it; ye have done evil in that which ye have done.'
Study Bible
Benjamin and the Silver Cup
4They had not gone far from the city when Joseph told his steward, “Pursue the men at once, and when you overtake them, ask, ‘Why have you repaid good with evil? 5Is this not the cup that my master drinks from and uses for divination? What you have done is wicked!’” 6When the steward overtook them, he repeated these words to them.…
Cross References
Genesis 30:27
But Laban replied, "If I have found favor in your eyes, please stay. I have learned by divination that the LORD has blessed me because of you."

Genesis 44:6
When the steward overtook them, he repeated these words to them.

Genesis 44:15
"What is this deed you have done?" Joseph declared. "Did you not know that a man like me can surely divine the truth?"

Leviticus 19:26
You must not eat anything with blood still in it. You must not practice divination or sorcery.

Deuteronomy 18:10
Let no one be found among you who sacrifices his son or daughter in the fire, practices divination or conjury, interprets omens, practices sorcery,

Treasury of Scripture

Is not this it in which my lord drinks, and whereby indeed he divines? you have done evil in so doing.

divineth.

Genesis 44:15
And Joseph said unto them, What deed is this that ye have done? wot ye not that such a man as I can certainly divine?

Genesis 30:27
And Laban said unto him, I pray thee, if I have found favour in thine eyes, tarry: for I have learned by experience that the LORD hath blessed me for thy sake.

Leviticus 19:26
Ye shall not eat any thing with the blood: neither shall ye use enchantment, nor observe times.







Lexicon
Is this not
הֲל֣וֹא (hă·lō·w)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

the cup that
אֲשֶׁ֨ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's Hebrew 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

my master
אֲדֹנִי֙ (’ă·ḏō·nî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 113: Sovereign, controller

drinks from
יִשְׁתֶּ֤ה (yiš·teh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8354: To imbibe

and uses for divination?
נַחֵ֥שׁ (na·ḥêš)
Verb - Piel - Infinitive absolute
Strong's Hebrew 5172: To hiss, whisper a, spell, to prognosticate

What
אֲשֶׁ֥ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's Hebrew 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

you have done
עֲשִׂיתֶֽם׃ (‘ă·śî·ṯem)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 6213: To do, make

is wicked!’”
הֲרֵעֹתֶ֖ם (hă·rê·‘ō·ṯem)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7489: To spoil, to make, good for, nothing, bad
44:1-17 Joseph tried how his brethren felt towards Benjamin. Had they envied and hated the other son of Rachel as they had hated him, and if they had the same want of feeling towards their father Jacob as heretofore, they would now have shown it. When the cup was found upon Benjamin, they would have a pretext for leaving him to be a slave. But we cannot judge what men are now, by what they have been formerly; nor what they will do, by what they have done. The steward charged them with being ungrateful, rewarding evil for good; with folly, in taking away the cup of daily use, which would soon be missed, and diligent search made for it; for so it may be read, Is not this it in which my lord drinketh, as having a particular fondness for it, and for which he would search thoroughly? Or, By which, leaving it carelessly at your table, he would make trial whether you were honest men or not? They throw themselves upon Joseph's mercy, and acknowledge the righteousness of God, perhaps thinking of the injury they had formerly done to Joseph, for which they thought God was now reckoning with them. Even in afflictions wherein we believe ourselves wronged by men, we must own that God is righteous, and finds out our sin.
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