New International Version
and they took him and threw him into the cistern. The cistern was empty; there was no water in it.
King James Bible
And they took him, and cast him into a pit: and the pit was empty, there was no water in it.
Darby Bible Translation
and they took him and cast him into the pit; now the pit was empty -- there was no water in it.
World English Bible
and they took him, and threw him into the pit. The pit was empty. There was no water in it.
Young's Literal Translation
and take him and cast him into the pit, and the pit is empty, there is no water in it.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
They stripped Joseph out of his coat - This probably was done that, if ever found, he might not be discerned to be a person of distinction, and consequently, no inquiry made concerning him.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryJoseph, the Prime Minister
'And Pharaoh said unto his servants, Can we find such a one as this is, a man in whom the Spirit of God is? And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, Forasmuch as God hath shewed thee all this, there is none so discreet and wise as thou art: Thou shalt be over my house, and according unto thy word shall all my people be ruled: only in the throne will I be greater than thou. And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, See, I have set thee over all the land of Egypt. And Pharaoh took off his ring from his hand, and put it upon …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Talmage -- a Bloody Monster
So when Joseph came to his brothers, they stripped him of his robe--the ornate robe he was wearing--
As they sat down to eat their meal, they looked up and saw a caravan of Ishmaelites coming from Gilead. Their camels were loaded with spices, balm and myrrh, and they were on their way to take them down to Egypt.
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