New International Version
When Reuben returned to the cistern and saw that Joseph was not there, he tore his clothes.
King James Bible
And Reuben returned unto the pit; and, behold, Joseph was not in the pit; and he rent his clothes.
Darby Bible Translation
And Reuben returned to the pit, and behold, Joseph [was] not in the pit; and he rent his garments,
World English Bible
Reuben returned to the pit; and saw that Joseph wasn't in the pit; and he tore his clothes.
Young's Literal Translation
And Reuben returneth unto the pit, and lo, Joseph is not in the pit, and he rendeth his garments,
Genesis 37:29 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Ruben returned unto the pit - It appears he was absent when the caravan passed by, to whom the other brethren had sold Joseph.
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'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 …
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Then Jacob tore his clothes, put on sackcloth and mourned for his son many days.
At this, they tore their clothes. Then they all loaded their donkeys and returned to the city.
2 Samuel 1:11
Then David and all the men with him took hold of their clothes and tore them.
2 Samuel 13:19
Tamar put ashes on her head and tore the ornate robe she was wearing. She put her hands on her head and went away, weeping aloud as she went.
2 Kings 5:7
As soon as the king of Israel read the letter, he tore his robes and said, "Am I God? Can I kill and bring back to life? Why does this fellow send someone to me to be cured of his leprosy? See how he is trying to pick a quarrel with me!"
2 Kings 11:14
She looked and there was the king, standing by the pillar, as the custom was. The officers and the trumpeters were beside the king, and all the people of the land were rejoicing and blowing trumpets. Then Athaliah tore her robes and called out, "Treason! Treason!"
At this, Job got up and tore his robe and shaved his head. Then he fell to the ground in worship
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