Genesis 37:18
Good News Translation
They saw him in the distance, and before he reached them, they plotted against him and decided to kill him.

Contemporary English Version
But before he got there, they saw him coming and made plans to kill him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when they saw him afar off, before he came nigh them, they thought to kill him:

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And when they saw him afar off, before he came nigh them, they thought to kill him:

conspired.

1 Samuel 19:1 And Saul spoke to Jonathan, his son, and to all his servants, that they should kill David. But Jonathan, the son of Saul, loved David exceedingly.

Psalm 31:13 For I have heard the blame of many that dwell round about. While they assembled together against me, they consulted to take away my life.

Psalm 37:12,32 The sinner shall watch the just man: and shall gnash upon him with his teeth. . . .

Psalm 94:21 They will hunt after the soul of the just, and will condemn innocent blood.

Psalm 105:25 He turned their heart to hate his people: and to deal deceitfully with his servants.

Psalm 109:4 Instead of making me a return of love, they detracted me: but I gave myself to prayer.

Matthew 21:38 But the husbandmen seeing the son, said among themselves: This is the heir: come, let us kill him, and we shall have his inheritance.

Matthew 27:1 And when morning was come, all the chief priests and ancients of the people took counsel against Jesus, that they might put him to death.

Mark 12:7 But the husbandmen said one to another: This is the heir. Come let us kill him and the inheritance shall be ours.

Mark 14:1 Now the feast of the pasch and of the Azymes was after two days: and the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might by some wile lay hold on him and kill him.

Luke 20:14,15 Whom, when the husbandmen saw, they thought within themselves, saying: This is the heir. Let us kill him, that the inheritance may be ours. . . .

John 11:53 From that day therefore they devised to put him to death.

Acts 23:12 And when day was come, some of the Jews gathered together and bound themselves under a curse, saying that they would neither eat nor drink till they killed Paul.

Context
Joseph Sold by His Brothers
17And the man said to him: They are departed from this place: for I heard them say: Let us go to Dothain. And Joseph went forward after his brethren, and found them in Dothain. 18And when they saw him afar off, before he came nigh them, they thought to kill him:19And said one to another: Behold the dreamer cometh.…
Cross References
Mark 14:1
Now the feast of the pasch and of the Azymes was after two days: and the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might by some wile lay hold on him and kill him.

John 11:53
From that day therefore they devised to put him to death.

Acts 23:12
And when day was come, some of the Jews gathered together and bound themselves under a curse, saying that they would neither eat nor drink till they killed Paul.

Genesis 37:19
And said one to another: Behold the dreamer cometh.

Psalm 31:13
For I have heard the blame of many that dwell round about. While they assembled together against me, they consulted to take away my life.

Psalm 37:12
The sinner shall watch the just man: and shall gnash upon him with his teeth.

Psalm 37:32
The wicked watcheth the just man, and seeketh to put him to death,

Additional Translations
Now Joseph’s brothers saw him in the distance, and before he arrived, they plotted to kill him.And when they saw him afar off, even before he came near to them, they conspired against him to slay him.

And they saw him afar off, and before he came near unto them, they conspired against him to slay him.

And they spied him from a distance before he drew nigh to them, and they wickedly took counsel to slay him.

And when they saw him from afar, and before he came near to them, they conspired against him to put him to death.

And they saw him afar off, and before he came near unto them, they conspired against him to slay him.

And when they saw him afar off, even before he came near to them, they conspired against him to slay him.

They saw him afar off, and before he came near to them, they conspired against him to kill him.

And they see him from afar, even before he draweth near unto them, and they conspire against him to put him to death.
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