Genesis 45:5
Modern Translations
New International Version
And now, do not be distressed and do not be angry with yourselves for selling me here, because it was to save lives that God sent me ahead of you.

New Living Translation
But don’t be upset, and don’t be angry with yourselves for selling me to this place. It was God who sent me here ahead of you to preserve your lives.

English Standard Version
And now do not be distressed or angry with yourselves because you sold me here, for God sent me before you to preserve life.

Berean Study Bible
And now, do not be distressed or angry with yourselves that you sold me into this place, because it was to save lives that God sent me before you.

New American Standard Bible
Now do not be grieved or angry with yourselves because you sold me here, for God sent me ahead of you to save lives.

NASB 1995
"Now do not be grieved or angry with yourselves, because you sold me here, for God sent me before you to preserve life.

NASB 1977
“And now do not be grieved or angry with yourselves, because you sold me here; for God sent me before you to preserve life.

Amplified Bible
Now do not be distressed or angry with yourselves because you sold me here, for God sent me ahead of you to save life and preserve our family.

Christian Standard Bible
And now don’t be grieved or angry with yourselves for selling me here, because God sent me ahead of you to preserve life.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
And now don't be worried or angry with yourselves for selling me here, because God sent me ahead of you to preserve life.

Contemporary English Version
Don't worry or blame yourselves for what you did. God is the one who sent me ahead of you to save lives.

Good News Translation
Now do not be upset or blame yourselves because you sold me here. It was really God who sent me ahead of you to save people's lives.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Now, don't be sad or angry with yourselves that you sold me. God sent me ahead of you to save lives.

International Standard Version
"But don't be distressed or angry at yourselves because you sold me here, because God sent me ahead of you all in order to deliver us.

NET Bible
Now, do not be upset and do not be angry with yourselves because you sold me here, for God sent me ahead of you to preserve life!
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Now therefore be not grieved, nor angry with yourselves, that ye sold me hither: for God did send me before you to preserve life.

New King James Version
But now, do not therefore be grieved or angry with yourselves because you sold me here; for God sent me before you to preserve life.

King James 2000 Bible
Now therefore be not grieved, nor angry with yourselves, that you sold me here: for God did send me before you to preserve life.

New Heart English Bible
Now do not be upset or angry with yourselves that you sold me here, for God sent me before you to preserve life.

World English Bible
Now don't be grieved, nor angry with yourselves, that you sold me here, for God sent me before you to preserve life.

American King James Version
Now therefore be not grieved, nor angry with yourselves, that you sold me here: for God did send me before you to preserve life.

American Standard Version
And now be not grieved, nor angry with yourselves, that ye sold me hither: for God did send me before you to preserve life.

A Faithful Version
And now, do not be grieved nor angry with yourselves that you sold me here, for God sent me before you to preserve life;

Darby Bible Translation
And now, be not grieved, and be not angry with yourselves, that ye sold me hither, for God sent me before you to preserve life.

English Revised Version
And now be not grieved, nor angry with yourselves, that ye sold me hither: for God did send me before you to preserve life.

Webster's Bible Translation
Now therefore be not grieved, nor angry with yourselves, that ye sold me hither; for God sent me before you to preserve life.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Nowe therefore be not sad, neither grieued with your selues, that ye sold me hither: for God did send me before you for your preseruation.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Nowe therefore be not greeued herewith, neither let it seeme a cruel thing in your eyes, that ye solde me hyther: for God did sende me before you to preserue lyfe.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
And now vexe not youre selues, & thinke not yt there is eny wrath, because ye solde me hither. For God sent me hither before you, for yor lyues sake.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
And now be not greued therwith nether let it seme a cruel thinge in youre eyes that ye solde me hither. For God dyd send me before you to saue lyfe.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
and now, do not be grieved, nor let it be displeasing in your eyes that you sold me here, for God has sent me before you to preserve life.

Young's Literal Translation
and now, be not grieved, nor let it be displeasing in your eyes that ye sold me hither, for to preserve life hath God sent me before you.

Smith's Literal Translation
And now, ye shall not be grieved, and it shall not burn in your eyes, because ye sold me here: for God sent me before you for the preservation of life.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Be not afraid, and let it not seem to you a hard case that you sold me into these countries: for God sent me before you into Egypt for your preservation.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Do not be afraid, and let it not seem to you to be a hardship that you sold me into these regions. For God sent me before you into Egypt for your salvation.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And now you will not sorrow for yourselves and do not let it be evil in your eyes that you sold me here, because for sustenance God has sent me before you.

Lamsa Bible
Now do not be grieved, nor displeased with yourselves, that you sold me here; for it was to provide for you that God sent me before you.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
And now be not grieved, nor angry with yourselves, that ye sold me hither; for God did send me before you to preserve life.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Now then be not grieved, and let it not seem hard to you that ye sold me hither, for God sent me before you for life.








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