Genesis 44:33
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English Standard Version
Now therefore, please let your servant remain instead of the boy as a servant to my lord, and let the boy go back with his brothers.

King James Bible
Now therefore, I pray thee, let thy servant abide instead of the lad a bondman to my lord; and let the lad go up with his brethren.

American Standard Version
Now therefore, let thy servant, I pray thee, abide instead of the lad a bondman to my lord; and let the lad go up with his brethren.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Therefore I thy servant will stay instead of the boy in the service of my lord, and let the boy go up with his brethren.

English Revised Version
Now therefore, let thy servant, I pray thee, abide instead of the lad a bondman to my lord; and let the lad go up with his brethren.

Webster's Bible Translation
Now therefore, I pray thee, let thy servant abide instead of the lad, a bond-man to my lord; and let the lad return with his brethren.

Genesis 44:33 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

"That my wife bore to me two (sons):" Jacob regards Rachel alone as his actual wife (cf. Genesis 46:19).

Genesis 44:33 Parallel Commentaries

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therefore. What must Benjamin have felt when he heard his brother conclude his speech by a proposal which could never have been thought of if it had not been actually made! Perhaps the annals of the whole world do not produce an instance of so heroic and disinterested affection in any mere man.

I pray thee.

Exodus 32:32 Yet now, if you will forgive their sin--; and if not, blot me, I pray you, out of your book which you have written.

Romans 5:7-10 For scarcely for a righteous man will one die: yet peradventure for a good man some would even dare to die...

Romans 9:3 For I could wish that myself were accursed from Christ for my brothers, my kinsmen according to the flesh:

instead.

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

1 John 3:16 Hereby perceive we the love of God, because he laid down his life for us: and we ought to lay down our lives for the brothers.

Cross References
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.'

Genesis 44:34
For how can I go back to my father if the boy is not with me? I fear to see the evil that would find my father."

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