Genesis 43:18
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English Standard Version
And the men were afraid because they were brought to Joseph’s house, and they said, “It is because of the money, which was replaced in our sacks the first time, that we are brought in, so that he may assault us and fall upon us to make us servants and seize our donkeys.”

King James Bible
And the men were afraid, because they were brought into Joseph's house; and they said, Because of the money that was returned in our sacks at the first time are we brought in; that he may seek occasion against us, and fall upon us, and take us for bondmen, and our asses.

American Standard Version
And the men were afraid, because they were brought to Joseph's house; and they said, Because of the money that was returned in our sacks at the first time are we brought in; that he may seek occasion against us, and fall upon us, and take us for bondmen, and our asses.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they being much afraid, said there one to another: Because of the money, which we carried back the first time in our sacks, we are brought in: that he may bring upon us a false accusation, and by violence make slaves of us and our asses.

English Revised Version
And the men were afraid, because they were brought into Joseph's house; and they said, Because of the money that was returned in our sacks at the first time are we brought in; that he may seek occasion against us, and fall upon us, and take us for bondmen, and our asses.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the men were afraid, because they were brought into Joseph's house; and they said, Because of the money that was returned in our sacks at the first time, are we brought in; that he may seek occasion against us, and fall upon us, and take us for bond-men, and our asses.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

"And take second (i.e., more) money (משׁנה כּסף is different from משׁנה־כּסף doubling of the money equals double money, Genesis 43:15) in your hand; and the money that returned in your sacks take with you again; perhaps it is a mistake," i.e., was put in your sacks by mistake.

Genesis 43:18 Parallel Commentaries

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the men.

Genesis 42:21,28,35 And they said one to another, We are truly guilty concerning our brother, in that we saw the anguish of his soul, when he sought us...

Judges 13:22 And Manoah said to his wife, We shall surely die, because we have seen God.

Job 15:21 A dreadful sound is in his ears: in prosperity the destroyer shall come on him.

Psalm 53:5 There were they in great fear, where no fear was: for God has scattered the bones of him that encamps against you...

Psalm 73:16 When I thought to know this, it was too painful for me;

Isaiah 7:2 And it was told the house of David, saying, Syria is confederate with Ephraim. And his heart was moved, and the heart of his people...

Matthew 14:26 And when the disciples saw him walking on the sea, they were troubled, saying, It is a spirit; and they cried out for fear.

Matthew 14:27 But straightway Jesus spoke to them, saying, Be of good cheer; it is I; be not afraid.

Mark 6:16 But when Herod heard thereof, he said, It is John, whom I beheaded: he is risen from the dead.

seek occasion against us. Heb. Roll himself upon us.

Deuteronomy 22:14,17 And give occasions of speech against her, and bring up an evil name on her, and say, I took this woman, and when I came to her...

Judges 14:4 But his father and his mother knew not that it was of the LORD, that he sought an occasion against the Philistines...

Job 30:14 They came on me as a wide breaking in of waters: in the desolation they rolled themselves on me.

Romans 7:8 But sin, taking occasion by the commandment, worked in me all manner of concupiscence. For without the law sin was dead.

Cross References
Genesis 43:17
The man did as Joseph told him and brought the men to Joseph's house.

Genesis 43:19
So they went up to the steward of Joseph's house and spoke with him at the door of the house,

Daniel 6:4
Then the high officials and the satraps sought to find a ground for complaint against Daniel with regard to the kingdom, but they could find no ground for complaint or any fault, because he was faithful, and no error or fault was found in him.

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