Genesis 50:21
Good News Translation
You have nothing to fear. I will take care of you and your children." So he reassured them with kind words that touched their hearts.

Contemporary English Version
Don't be afraid! I will take care of you and your children." After Joseph said this, his brothers felt much better.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Fear not: I will feed you and your children. And he comforted them, and spoke gently and mildly.

New American Bible
So now, do not fear. I will provide for you and for your children.” By thus speaking kindly to them, he reassured them.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Fear not: I will feed you and your children. And he comforted them, and spoke gently and mildly.

I will nourish.

Genesis 45:10,11 And thou shalt dwell in the land of Gessen: and thou shalt be near me, thou and thy sons, and thy sons' sons, thy sheep, and thy herds, and all things that thou hast. . . .

Genesis 47:12 And he nourished them, and all his father's house, allowing food to every one.

Matthew 5:44 But I say to you, Love your enemies: do good to them that hate you: and pray for them that persecute and calumniate you:

Matthew 6:14 For if you will forgive men their offences, your heavenly Father will forgive you also your offences.

Romans 12:20,21 But if the enemy be hungry, give him to eat; if he thirst, give him to drink. For, doing this, thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head. . . .

1 Thessalonians 5:15 See that none render evil for evil to any man: but ever follow that which is good towards each other and towards all men.

1 Peter 3:9 Not rendering evil for evil, nor railing for railing, but contrariwise, blessing: for unto this are you called, that you may inherit a blessing.

kindly unto them.

Genesis 34:3 And his soul was fast knit unto her; and whereas she was sad, he comforted her with sweet words.

Isaiah 40:2 Speak ye to the heart of Jerusalem, and call to her: for her evil is come to an end, her iniquity is forgiven: she hath received of the hand of the Lord double for all her sins.

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Context
Joseph Comforts His Brothers
20You thought evil against me: but God turned it into good, that he might exalt me, as at present you see, and might save many people. 21Fear not: I will feed you and your children. And he comforted them, and spoke gently and mildly.
Cross References
Genesis 45:11
And there I will feed thee, (for there are yet five years of famine remaining) lest both thou perish, and thy house, and all things that thou hast.

Genesis 47:12
And he nourished them, and all his father's house, allowing food to every one.

Genesis 50:22
And he dwelt in Egypt with all his father's house; and lived a hundred and ten years.

Judges 19:3
And her husband followed her, willing to be reconciled with her, and to speak kindly to her, and to bring her back with him, having with him a servant and two asses: and she received him, and brought him into her father's house. And when his father in law had heard this, and had seen him, he met him with joy,

Additional Translations
Therefore do not be afraid. I will provide for you and your little ones.” So Joseph reassured his brothers and spoke kindly to them.Now therefore fear you not: I will nourish you, and your little ones. And he comforted them, and spoke kindly to them.

Now therefore fear ye not: I will nourish you, and your little ones. And he comforted them, and spake kindly unto them.

And he said to them, Fear not, I will maintain you, and your families: and he comforted them, and spoke kindly to them.

And now, fear not: I will maintain you and your little ones. And he comforted them, and spoke consolingly to them.

Now therefore fear ye not: I will nourish you, and your little ones. And he comforted them, and spake kindly unto them.

Now therefore fear ye not: I will nourish you, and your little ones. And he comforted them, and spoke kindly to them.

Now therefore don't be afraid. I will nourish you and your little ones." He comforted them, and spoke kindly to them.

and now, fear not: I do nourish you and your infants;' and he comforteth them, and speaketh unto their heart.
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