Genesis 42:14
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New American Standard Bible
Joseph said to them, "It is as I said to you, you are spies;

King James Bible
And Joseph said unto them, That is it that I spake unto you, saying, Ye are spies:

Darby Bible Translation
And Joseph said to them, That is it that I have spoken to you, saying, Ye are spies.

World English Bible
Joseph said to them, "It is like I told you, saying, 'You are spies!'

Young's Literal Translation
And Joseph saith unto them, 'This is that which I have spoken unto you, saying, Ye are 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 42:13
But they said, "Your servants are twelve brothers in all, the sons of one man in the land of Canaan; and behold, the youngest is with our father today, and one is no longer alive."

Genesis 42:15
by this you will be tested: by the life of Pharaoh, you shall not go from this place unless your youngest brother comes here!

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