Genesis 42:30
Good News Translation
"The governor of Egypt spoke harshly to us and accused us of spying against his country.

Contemporary English Version
The governor of Egypt was rude and treated us like spies.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The lord of the land spoke roughly to us, and took us to be spies of the country.

New American Bible
“The man who is lord of the land,” they said, “spoke to us harshly and put us in custody on the grounds that we were spying on the land.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

The lord of the land spoke roughly to us, and took us to be spies of the country.

roughly to us.

Genesis 42:7-20 And he knew them, he spoke as it were to strangers, somewhat roughly, asking them: Whence came you? They answered: From the land of Chanaan, to buy necessaries of life. . . .

Context
Joseph's Brothers Return to Canaan
29And they came to Jacob their father in the land of Chanaan, and they told him all things that had befallen them, saying: 30The lord of the land spoke roughly to us, and took us to be spies of the country.31And we answered him: We are peaceable men, and we mean no plot.…
Cross References
Genesis 42:7
And he knew them, he spoke as it were to strangers, somewhat roughly, asking them: Whence came you? They answered: From the land of Chanaan, to buy necessaries of life.

Genesis 42:29
And they came to Jacob their father in the land of Chanaan, and they told him all things that had befallen them, saying:

Additional Translations
“The man who is the lord of the land spoke harshly to us and accused us of spying on the country.The man, who is the lord of the land, spoke roughly to us, and took us for spies of the country.

The man, the lord of the land, spake roughly with us, and took us for spies of the country.

The man, the lord of the land, spoke harsh words to us, and put us in prison as spies of the land.

The man, the lord of the land, spoke roughly to us, and treated us as spies of the land.

The man, the lord of the land, spake roughly with us, and took us for spies of the country.

The man who is the lord of the land, spoke roughly to us, and took us for spies of the country.

"The man, the lord of the land, spoke roughly with us, and took us for spies of the country.

'The man, the lord of the land, hath spoken with us sharp things, and maketh us as spies of the land;
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