Genesis 45:9
New International Version
Now hurry back to my father and say to him, ‘This is what your son Joseph says: God has made me lord of all Egypt. Come down to me; don’t delay.

New Living Translation
“Now hurry back to my father and tell him, ‘This is what your son Joseph says: God has made me master over all the land of Egypt. So come down to me immediately!

English Standard Version
Hurry and go up to my father and say to him, ‘Thus says your son Joseph, God has made me lord of all Egypt. Come down to me; do not tarry.

Berean Study Bible
Now return quickly to my father and tell him, ‘This is what your son Joseph says: God has made me lord of all Egypt. Come down to me without delay.

King James Bible
Haste ye, and go up to my father, and say unto him, Thus saith thy son Joseph, God hath made me lord of all Egypt: come down unto me, tarry not:

New King James Version
“Hurry and go up to my father, and say to him, ‘Thus says your son Joseph: “God has made me lord of all Egypt; come down to me, do not tarry.

New American Standard Bible
Hurry and go up to my father, and say to him, ‘This is what your son Joseph says: “God has made me lord of all Egypt; come down to me, do not delay.

NASB 1995
“Hurry and go up to my father, and say to him, ‘Thus says your son Joseph, “God has made me lord of all Egypt; come down to me, do not delay.

NASB 1977
“Hurry and go up to my father, and say to him, ‘Thus says your son Joseph, “God has made me lord of all Egypt; come down to me, do not delay.

Amplified Bible
Hurry and go up to my father, and tell him, ‘Your son Joseph says this to you: “God has made me lord of all Egypt; come down to me, do not delay.

Christian Standard Bible
“Return quickly to my father and say to him, ‘This is what your son Joseph says: “God has made me lord of all Egypt. Come down to me without delay.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Return quickly to my father and say to him, ‘This is what your son Joseph says: “God has made me lord of all Egypt. Come down to me without delay.

American Standard Version
Haste ye, and go up to my father, and say unto him, Thus saith thy son Joseph, God hath made me lord of all Egypt: come down unto me, tarry not;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Quickly go up to my father and say to him, “Thus says your son, Yoseph, ‘God has made me the Lord over all Egypt; come down to me and do not tarry:

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Hasten, therefore, and go up to my father, and say to him, These things saith thy son Joseph; God has made me lord of all the land of Egypt; come down therefore to me, and tarry not.

Contemporary English Version
Now hurry back and tell my father that his son Joseph says, "God has made me ruler of Egypt. Come here as quickly as you can.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Make haste, and go ye up to my father, and say to him: Thus saith thy son Joseph: God hath made me lord of the whole land of Egypt: come down to me, linger not.

English Revised Version
Haste ye, and go up to my father, and say unto him, Thus saith thy son Joseph, God hath made me lord of all Egypt: come down unto me, tarry not:

Good News Translation
"Now hurry back to my father and tell him that this is what his son Joseph says: 'God has made me ruler of all Egypt; come to me without delay.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Hurry back to my father, and say to him, 'This is what your son Joseph says, "God has made me lord of Egypt. Come here to me right away!

International Standard Version
So hurry up, go back to my father, and tell him that his son Joseph tells him, 'God has made me master of all of Egypt. Hurry up! Come live with me!'

JPS Tanakh 1917
Hasten ye, and go up to my father, and say unto him: Thus saith thy son Joseph: God hath made me lord of all Egypt; come down unto me, tarry not.

Literal Standard Version
Hurry, and go up to my father, then you have said to him, Thus said your son Joseph: God has set me for lord to all Egypt; come down to me, do not stay,

NET Bible
Now go up to my father quickly and tell him, 'This is what your son Joseph says: "God has made me lord of all Egypt. Come down to me; do not delay!

New Heart English Bible
Now hurry and go up to my father and tell him, 'This is what your son Joseph says," God has made me lord of all Egypt. Come down to me. Do not delay.

World English Bible
Hurry, and go up to my father, and tell him, 'This is what your son Joseph says, "God has made me lord of all Egypt. Come down to me. Don't wait.

Young's Literal Translation
'Haste, and go up unto my father, then ye have said to him, Thus said Joseph thy son, God hath set me for lord to all Egypt; come down unto me, stay not,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Joseph Sends for His Father
9Now return quickly to my father and tell him, ‘This is what your son Joseph says: God has made me lord of all Egypt. Come down to me without delay. 10You shall settle in the land of Goshen and be near me—you and your children and grandchildren, your flocks and herds, and everything you own.…

Cross References
Acts 7:14
Then Joseph sent for his father Jacob and all his relatives, seventy-five in all.

Genesis 45:10
You shall settle in the land of Goshen and be near me--you and your children and grandchildren, your flocks and herds, and everything you own.


Treasury of Scripture

Haste you, and go up to my father, and say to him, Thus said your son Joseph, God has made me lord of all Egypt: come down to me, tarry not:

Thus saith.

Genesis 45:26-28
And told him, saying, Joseph is yet alive, and he is governor over all the land of Egypt. And Jacob's heart fainted, for he believed them not…

come.

Genesis 45:13,19,20
And ye shall tell my father of all my glory in Egypt, and of all that ye have seen; and ye shall haste and bring down my father hither…











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Now return
וַעֲל֣וּ (wa·‘ă·lū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's 5927: To ascend, in, actively

quickly
מַהֲרוּ֮ (ma·hă·rū)
Verb - Piel - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's 4116: To be liquid, flow easily, to hurry, promptly

to
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

my father
אָבִי֒ (’ā·ḇî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 1: Father

and tell
וַאֲמַרְתֶּ֣ם (wa·’ă·mar·tem)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's 559: To utter, say

him,
אֵלָ֗יו (’ê·lāw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

‘This is what
כֹּ֤ה (kōh)
Adverb
Strong's 3541: Like this, thus, here, now

your son
בִּנְךָ֣ (bin·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 1121: A son

Joseph
יוֹסֵ֔ף (yō·w·sêp̄)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3130: Joseph -- 'he increases', a son of Jacob, also the name of several Israelites

says:
אָמַר֙ (’ā·mar)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

God
אֱלֹהִ֛ים (’ĕ·lō·hîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

has made
שָׂמַ֧נִי (śā·ma·nî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular | first person common singular
Strong's 7760: Put -- to put, place, set

me lord
לְאָד֖וֹן (lə·’ā·ḏō·wn)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 113: Sovereign, controller

of all
לְכָל־ (lə·ḵāl)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

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

Come down
רְדָ֥ה (rə·ḏāh)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's 3381: To come or go down, descend

to
אֵלַ֖י (’ê·lay)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

me without
אַֽל־ (’al-)
Adverb
Strong's 408: Not

delay.
תַּעֲמֹֽד׃ (ta·‘ă·mōḏ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 5975: To stand, in various relations


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