Genesis 42:9
Good News Translation
He remembered the dreams he had dreamed about them and said, "You are spies; you have come to find out where our country is weak."

Contemporary English Version
Joseph remembered what he had dreamed about them and said, "You're spies! You've come here to find out where our country is weak."

Douay-Rheims Bible
And remembering the dreams, which formerly he had dreamed, he said to them: You are spies. You are come to view the weaker parts of the land.

New American Bible
he was reminded of the dreams he had about them. He said to them: “You are spies. You have come to see the weak points of the land.”

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And remembering the dreams, which formerly he had dreamed, he said to them: You are spies. You are come to view the weaker parts of the land.

remembered.

Genesis 37:5-9 Now it fell out also that he told his brethren a dream, that he had dreamed: which occasioned them to hate him the more. . . .

Ye are spies.

Genesis 42:9,16,30,31,34 And remembering the dreams, which formerly he had dreamed, he said to them: You are spies. You are come to view the weaker parts of the land. . . .

Numbers 13:2,16-20 Send men to view the land of Chanaan, which I will give to the children of Israel, one of every tribe, of the rulers. . . .

Joshua 2:1 And Joshua, the son of Nun, sent from Setim two men, to spy secretly: and said to them: Go, and view the land, and the city of Jericho. They went, and entered into the house of a woman that was a harlot, named Rahab, and lodged with her.

Joshua 6:23 And the young men went in, and brought out Rahab, and her parents, her brethren also, and all her goods, and her kindred, and made them to stay without the camp.

Judges 1:24 They saw a man coming out of the city, and they said to him: Shew us the entrance into the city, and we will shew thee mercy.

1 Samuel 26:4 He sent spies, and learned that he was most certainly come thither.

Luke 20:20 And being upon the watch, they sent spies, who should feign themselves just, that they might take hold of him in his words, that they might deliver him up to the authority and power of the governor.

Hebrews 11:31 By faith Rahab the harlot perished not with the unbelievers, receiving the spies with peace.

nakedness.

Exodus 32:35 The Lord therefore struck the people for the guilt, on occasion of the calf which Aaron had made.

Context
Joseph's Brothers Sent to Egypt
8And though he knew his brethren, he was not known by them. 9And remembering the dreams, which formerly he had dreamed, he said to them: You are spies. You are come to view the weaker parts of the land.10But they said: It is not so, my lord; but thy servants are come to buy food.…
Cross References
Genesis 37:6
And he said to them: Hear my dream which I dreamed.

Genesis 37:7
I thought we were binding sheaves in the field: and my sheaf arose as it were, and stood, and your sheaves standing about bowed down before my sheaf.

2 Samuel 10:3
The princes of the children of Ammon said to Hanon their lord: Thinkest thou that for the honour of thy father, David hath sent comforters to thee, and hath not David rather sent his servants to thee to search, and spy into the city, and overthrow it?

Additional Translations
Joseph remembered his dreams about them and said, “You are spies! You have come to see if our land is vulnerable.”And Joseph remembered the dreams which he dreamed of them, and said to them, You are spies; to see the nakedness of the land you are come.

And Joseph remembered the dreams which he dreamed of them, and said unto them, Ye are spies; to see the nakedness of the land ye are come.

And Joseph remembered his dream, which he saw; and he said to them, Ye are spies; to observe the marks of the land are ye come.

And Joseph remembered the dreams that he had dreamt of them; and he said to them, Ye are spies: to see the exposed places of the land ye are come.

And Joseph remembered the dreams which he dreamed of them, and said unto them, Ye are spies; to see the nakedness of the land ye are come.

And Joseph remembered the dreams which he dreamed of them, and said to them, Ye are spies; to see the nakedness of the land have ye come.

Joseph remembered the dreams which he dreamed about them, and said to them, "You are spies! You have come to see the nakedness of the land."

and Joseph remembereth the dreams which he dreamed of them, and saith unto them, 'Ye are spies; to see the nakedness of the land ye have come.'
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