Genesis 42:11
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New American Standard Bible
"We are all sons of one man; we are honest men, your servants are not spies."

King James Bible
We are all one man's sons; we are true men, thy servants are no spies.

Darby Bible Translation
We are all one man's sons; we are honest: thy servants are not spies.

World English Bible
We are all one man's sons; we are honest men. Your servants are not spies."

Young's Literal Translation
we are all of us sons of one man, we are right men; thy servants have not been spies;'

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The Upbringing of Jewish Children
The tenderness of the bond which united Jewish parents to their children appears even in the multiplicity and pictorialness of the expressions by which the various stages of child-life are designated in the Hebrew. Besides such general words as "ben" and "bath"--"son" and "daughter"--we find no fewer than nine different terms, each depicting a fresh stage of life. The first of these simply designates the babe as the newly--"born"--the "jeled," or, in the feminine, "jaldah"--as in Exodus 2:3, 6, 8.
Alfred Edersheim—Sketches of Jewish Social Life

Sign Seekers, and the Enthusiast Reproved.
(Galilee on the Same Day as the Last Section.) ^A Matt. XII. 38-45; ^C Luke XI. 24-36. ^c 29 And when the multitudes were gathering together unto him, ^a 38 Then certain of the scribes and Pharisees answered him, saying, Teacher, we would see a sign from thee. [Having been severely rebuked by Jesus, it is likely that the scribes and Pharisees asked for a sign that they might appear to the multitude more fair-minded and open to conviction than Jesus had represented them to be. Jesus had just wrought
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

Cross References
Genesis 42:12
Yet he said to them, "No, but you have come to look at the undefended parts of our land!"

Genesis 42:16
"Send one of you that he may get your brother, while you remain confined, that your words may be tested, whether there is truth in you. But if not, by the life of Pharaoh, surely you are spies."

Genesis 42:19
if you are honest men, let one of your brothers be confined in your prison; but as for the rest of you, go, carry grain for the famine of your households,

Genesis 42:31
"But we said to him, 'We are honest men; we are not spies.

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