Genesis 43:9
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English Standard Version
I will be a pledge of his safety. From my hand you shall require him. If I do not bring him back to you and set him before you, then let me bear the blame forever.

King James Bible
I will be surety for him; of my hand shalt thou require him: if I bring him not unto thee, and set him before thee, then let me bear the blame for ever:

American Standard Version
I will be surety for him; of my hand shalt thou require him: if I bring him not unto thee, and set him before thee, then let me bear the blame for ever:

Douay-Rheims Bible
I take the boy upon me, require him at my hand: unless I bring him again, and restore him to thee, I will be guilty of sin against thee for ever.

English Revised Version
I will be surety for him; of my hand shalt thou require him: if I bring him not unto thee, and set him before thee, then let me bear the blame for ever:

Webster's Bible Translation
I will be surety for him; of my hand shalt thou require him: if I bring him not to thee, and set him before thee, then let me bear the blame for ever:

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Judah then declared, that they would not go there again unless their father sent Benjamin with them; for the man (Joseph) had solemnly protested (העד העד) that they should not see his face without their youngest brother. Judah undertook the consultation with his father about Benjamin's going, because Reuben, the eldest son, had already been refused, and Levi, who followed Reuben and Simeon, had forfeited his father's confidence through his treachery to the Shechemites (Genesis 34).

Genesis 43:9 Parallel Commentaries

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will be.

Genesis 42:37 And Reuben spoke to his father, saying, Slay my two sons, if I bring him not to you: deliver him into my hand...

Genesis 44:32,33 For your servant became surety for the lad to my father, saying, If I bring him not to you...

1 Kings 1:21 Otherwise it shall come to pass, when my lord the king shall sleep with his fathers...

Job 17:3 Lay down now, put me in a surety with you; who is he that will strike hands with me?

Psalm 119:122 Be surety for your servant for good: let not the proud oppress me.

Philemon 1:18 If he has wronged you, or owes you ought, put that on my account;

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Hebrews 7:22 By so much was Jesus made a surety of a better testament.

of my hand.

Genesis 9:5 And surely your blood of your lives will I require; at the hand of every beast will I require it, and at the hand of man...

Genesis 31:39 That which was torn of beasts I brought not to you; I bore the loss of it; of my hand did you require it, whether stolen by day...

Ezekiel 3:18,20 When I say to the wicked, You shall surely die; and you give him not warning, nor speak to warn the wicked from his wicked way...

Ezekiel 33:6,8 But if the watchman see the sword come, and blow not the trumpet, and the people be not warned; if the sword come...

Luke 11:50 That the blood of all the prophets, which was shed from the foundation of the world, may be required of this generation;

Cross References
Philemon 1:18
If he has wronged you at all, or owes you anything, charge that to my account.

Philemon 1:19
I, Paul, write this with my own hand: I will repay it--to say nothing of your owing me even your own self.

Genesis 42:37
Then Reuben said to his father, "Kill my two sons if I do not bring him back to you. Put him in my hands, and I will bring him back to you."

Genesis 43:10
If we had not delayed, we would now have returned twice."

Genesis 44:32
For your servant became a pledge of safety for the boy to my father, saying, 'If I do not bring him back to you, then I shall bear the blame before my father all my life.'

2 Samuel 14:9
And the woman of Tekoa said to the king, "On me be the guilt, my lord the king, and on my father's house; let the king and his throne be guiltless."

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