Genesis 45:23
New International Version
And this is what he sent to his father: ten donkeys loaded with the best things of Egypt, and ten female donkeys loaded with grain and bread and other provisions for his journey.

New Living Translation
He also sent his father ten male donkeys loaded with the finest products of Egypt, and ten female donkeys loaded with grain and bread and other supplies he would need on his journey.

English Standard Version
To his father he sent as follows: ten donkeys loaded with the good things of Egypt, and ten female donkeys loaded with grain, bread, and provision for his father on the journey.

Berean Study Bible
And he sent to his father the following: ten donkeys loaded with the best of Egypt, and ten female donkeys loaded with grain and bread and provisions for his father’s journey.

King James Bible
And to his father he sent after this manner; ten asses laden with the good things of Egypt, and ten she asses laden with corn and bread and meat for his father by the way.

New King James Version
And he sent to his father these things: ten donkeys loaded with the good things of Egypt, and ten female donkeys loaded with grain, bread, and food for his father for the journey.

New American Standard Bible
And to his father he sent the following: ten male donkeys loaded with the best things of Egypt, ten female donkeys loaded with grain, bread, and sustenance for his father on the journey.

NASB 1995
To his father he sent as follows: ten donkeys loaded with the best things of Egypt, and ten female donkeys loaded with grain and bread and sustenance for his father on the journey.

NASB 1977
And to his father he sent as follows: ten donkeys loaded with the best things of Egypt, and ten female donkeys loaded with grain and bread and sustenance for his father on the journey.

Amplified Bible
To his father he sent the following: ten male donkeys loaded with the good things of Egypt, and ten female donkeys loaded with grain and bread and provision for his father [to supply all who were with him] on the journey.

Christian Standard Bible
He sent his father the following: ten donkeys carrying the best products of Egypt and ten female donkeys carrying grain, food, and provisions for his father on the journey.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He sent his father the following: 10 donkeys carrying the best products of Egypt and 10 female donkeys carrying grain, food, and provisions for his father on the journey.

American Standard Version
And to his father he sent after this manner: ten asses laden with the good things of Egypt, and ten she-asses laden with grain and bread and provision for his father by the way.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And thus he sent to his father, and ten donkeys loaded with the good of the land of Egypt, and ten she donkeys loaded with grain and wine and provisions for his father on the road.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And to his father he sent presents at the same rate, and ten asses, bearing some of all the good things of Egypt, and ten mules, bearing bread for his father for thy journey.

Contemporary English Version
To his father he sent ten donkeys loaded with the best things in Egypt, and ten other donkeys loaded with grain and bread and other food for the return trip.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Sending to his father as much money and raiment, adding besides ten he asses to carry off all the riches of Egypt, and as many she asses, carrying wheat and bread for the journey.

English Revised Version
And to his father he sent after this manner; ten asses laden with the good things of Egypt, and ten she-asses laden with corn and bread and victual for his father by the way.

Good News Translation
He sent his father ten donkeys loaded with the best Egyptian goods and ten donkeys loaded with grain, bread, and other food for the trip.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He sent his father ten male donkeys carrying Egypt's best products and ten female donkeys carrying grain, bread, and food for his father's trip.

International Standard Version
He sent his father ten male donkeys loaded with the best of Egyptian goods and ten female donkeys loaded with grain, bread, and provisions for his father during the journey.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And to his father he sent in like manner ten asses laden with the good things of Egypt, and ten she-asses laden with corn and bread and victual for his father by the way.

Literal Standard Version
and to his father he has sent thus: ten donkeys carrying of the good things of Egypt, and ten female donkeys carrying grain and bread, even food for his father for the way.

NET Bible
To his father he sent the following: ten donkeys loaded with the best products of Egypt and ten female donkeys loaded with grain, food, and provisions for his father's journey.

New Heart English Bible
To his father he sent the following: ten donkeys loaded with the best things of Egypt, and ten female donkeys loaded with grain and food and provision for his father on the journey.

World English Bible
He sent the following to his father: ten donkeys loaded with the good things of Egypt, and ten female donkeys loaded with grain and bread and provision for his father by the way.

Young's Literal Translation
and to his father he hath sent thus: ten asses bearing of the good things of Egypt, and ten she-asses bearing corn and bread, even food for his father for the way.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Pharaoh Invites Jacob to Egypt
22He gave new garments to each of them, but to Benjamin he gave three hundred shekels of silver and five sets of clothes. 23And he sent to his father the following: ten donkeys loaded with the best of Egypt, and ten female donkeys loaded with grain and bread and provisions for his father’s journey. 24Then Joseph sent his brothers on their way, and as they were leaving, he said to them, “Do not quarrel on the way!”…

Cross References
Genesis 45:22
He gave new garments to each of them, but to Benjamin he gave three hundred shekels of silver and five sets of clothes.

Genesis 45:24
Then Joseph sent his brothers on their way, and as they were leaving, he said to them, "Do not quarrel on the way!"


Treasury of Scripture

And to his father he sent after this manner; ten asses laden with the good things of Egypt, and ten she asses laden with corn and bread and meat for his father by the way.

laden with.









(23) Meat.--Heb., food, victual, the usual meaning of meat in our version.

Verse 23. - And to his father he sent after this manner; ten asses (vide Genesis 12:16) laden with (literally, carrying) the good things of Egypt, and ten she asses laden with (or carrying) corn and bread and meat - probably prepared meats, some sort of delicacy (Clarke) - for his father by the way.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
And he sent
שָׁלַ֤ח (šā·laḥ)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7971: To send away, for, out

to his father
וּלְאָבִ֞יו (ū·lə·’ā·ḇîw)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1: Father

the following:
כְּזֹאת֙ (kə·zōṯ)
Preposition-k | Pronoun - feminine singular
Strong's 2063: Hereby in it, likewise, the one other, same, she, so much, such deed, that,

ten
עֲשָׂרָ֣ה (‘ă·śā·rāh)
Number - masculine singular
Strong's 6235: Ten

donkeys
חֲמֹרִ֔ים (ḥă·mō·rîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 2543: A male ass

loaded
נֹשְׂאִ֖ים (nō·śə·’îm)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's 5375: To lift, carry, take

with the best
מִטּ֣וּב (miṭ·ṭūḇ)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 2898: Good, goodness, beauty, gladness, welfare

of Egypt,
מִצְרָ֑יִם (miṣ·rā·yim)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 4714: Egypt -- a son of Ham, also his descendants and their country in Northwest Africa

and ten
וְעֶ֣שֶׂר (wə·‘e·śer)
Conjunctive waw | Number - feminine singular construct
Strong's 6235: Ten

female donkeys
אֲתֹנֹ֡ת (’ă·ṯō·nōṯ)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 860: A female donkey

loaded
נֹֽ֠שְׂאֹת (nō·śə·’ōṯ)
Verb - Qal - Participle - feminine plural
Strong's 5375: To lift, carry, take

with grain
בָּ֣ר (bār)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1250: Grain, the open country

and bread
וָלֶ֧חֶם (wā·le·ḥem)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3899: Food, bread, grain

and provisions
וּמָז֛וֹן (ū·mā·zō·wn)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4202: Food, sustenance

for his father’s
לְאָבִ֖יו (lə·’ā·ḇîw)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1: Father

journey.
לַדָּֽרֶךְ׃ (lad·dā·reḵ)
Preposition-l, Article | Noun - common singular
Strong's 1870: A road, a course of life, mode of action


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