Genesis 44:24
New International Version
When we went back to your servant my father, we told him what my lord had said.

New Living Translation
“So we returned to your servant, our father, and told him what you had said.

English Standard Version
“When we went back to your servant my father, we told him the words of my lord.

Berean Study Bible
Now when we returned to your servant my father, we relayed your words to him.

King James Bible
And it came to pass when we came up unto thy servant my father, we told him the words of my lord.

New King James Version
“So it was, when we went up to your servant my father, that we told him the words of my lord.

New American Standard Bible
So it came about when we went up to your servant my father, we told him the words of my lord.

NASB 1995
“Thus it came about when we went up to your servant my father, we told him the words of my lord.

NASB 1977
“Thus it came about when we went up to your servant my father, we told him the words of my lord.

Amplified Bible
So when we went back to your servant my father, we told him what my lord had said.

Christian Standard Bible
“This is what happened when we went back to your servant my father: We reported to him the words of my lord.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
This is what happened when we went back to your servant my father: We reported your words to him.

American Standard Version
And it came to pass when we came up unto thy servant my father, we told him the words of my lord.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And when we came up to your Servant, our father, and we told him the statement of my Lord.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And it came to pass, when we went up to thy servant our father, we reported to him the words of our lord.

Contemporary English Version
So we returned to our father and reported what you had said.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Therefore when we were gone up to thy servant our father, we told him all that my lord had said.

English Revised Version
And it came to pass when we came up unto thy servant my father, we told him the words of my lord.

Good News Translation
"When we went back to our father, we told him what you had said.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When we went back to our father, we told him what you had said.

International Standard Version
Later on, after we had gone back to your servant, my father, we told him what Your Excellency had said.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And it came to pass when we came up unto thy servant my father, we told him the words of my lord.

Literal Standard Version
And it comes to pass, that we have come up to your servant my father, that we declare to him the words of my lord;

NET Bible
When we returned to your servant my father, we told him the words of my lord.

New Heart English Bible
And it happened when we came up to your servant my father, we told him the words of my lord.

World English Bible
It happened when we came up to your servant my father, we told him the words of my lord.

Young's Literal Translation
'And it cometh to pass, that we have come up unto thy servant my father, that we declare to him the words of my lord;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Judah Pleads for Benjamin
23But you said to your servants, ‘Unless your younger brother comes down with you, you will not see my face again.’ 24Now when we returned to your servant my father, we relayed your words to him. 25Then our father said, ‘Go back and buy us some food.’…

Cross References
Genesis 44:23
But you said to your servants, 'Unless your younger brother comes down with you, you will not see my face again.'

Genesis 44:25
Then our father said, 'Go back and buy us some food.'


Treasury of Scripture

And it came to pass when we came up to your servant my father, we told him the words of my lord.

we told him.

Genesis 42:29-34
And they came unto Jacob their father unto the land of Canaan, and told him all that befell unto them; saying, …











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Now when
וַיְהִי֙ (way·hî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

we returned
עָלִ֔ינוּ (‘ā·lî·nū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common plural
Strong's 5927: To ascend, in, actively

to
אֶֽל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

your servant
עַבְדְּךָ֖ (‘aḇ·də·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 5650: Slave, servant

my father,
אָבִ֑י (’ā·ḇî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 1: Father

we relayed
וַנַּ֨גֶּד־ (wan·nag·geḏ-)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - first person common plural
Strong's 5046: To be conspicuous

your words
דִּבְרֵ֥י (diḇ·rê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause

to him.
אֵ֖ת (’êṯ)
Direct object marker
Strong's 853: Untranslatable mark of the accusative case


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