New American Standard Bible
Then ten brothers of Joseph went down to buy grain from Egypt.
King James Bible
And Joseph's ten brethren went down to buy corn in Egypt.
Darby Bible Translation
And Joseph's ten brethren went down to buy grain out of Egypt.
World English Bible
Joseph's ten brothers went down to buy grain from Egypt.
Young's Literal Translation
and the ten brethren of Joseph go down to buy corn in Egypt,
Genesis 42:3 Parallel
LibraryThe 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.
He said, "Behold, I have heard that there is grain in Egypt; go down there and buy some for us from that place, so that we may live and not die."
But Jacob did not send Joseph's brother Benjamin with his brothers, for he said, "I am afraid that harm may befall him."
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