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 my master drinks from and uses for divination? What you have done is wicked!’ ”

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

New King James Version
Is not this the one from which my lord drinks, and with which he indeed practices divination? You have done evil in so doing.’ ”

New American Standard Bible
Is this not that from which my lord drinks, and which he indeed uses for divination? You have done wrong in doing this!’”

NASB 1995
'Is not this the one from which my lord drinks and which he indeed uses for divination? You have done wrong in doing this.'"

NASB 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.’”

Amplified Bible
Is this not my lord’s drinking cup and the one which he uses for divination? You have done [a great and unforgivable] wrong in doing this.’”

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

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

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

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
This is the cup in which my Lord drinks, also truly he divines with it; you have done evil in that which you have done.’”

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.

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.'"

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.

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

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!'"

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!'"

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.'"

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

Literal Standard Version
Is this not that with which my lord drinks? And he observes diligently with it; you have done evil [in] that which you have done.”

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

New Heart English Bible
Why have you stolen my silver cup? Isn?t it from this that my lord drinks and by which he indeed uses for divination? You have done evil in doing this.'"

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.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
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 my master drinks from and uses for divination? What you have done is wicked!’” 6When the steward overtook them, he relayed 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 relayed these words to them.

Genesis 44:15
"What is this deed you have done?" Joseph declared. "Do 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.











Parallel Commentaries ...


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

the cup that
אֲשֶׁ֨ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 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 113: Sovereign, controller

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

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

What
אֲשֶׁ֥ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 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 6213: To do, make

is wicked!’”
הֲרֵעֹתֶ֖ם (hă·rê·‘ō·ṯem)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's 7489: To spoil, to make, good for, nothing, bad


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