Genesis 44:9
New International Version
If any of your servants is found to have it, he will die; and the rest of us will become my lord’s slaves.”

New Living Translation
If you find his cup with any one of us, let that man die. And all the rest of us, my lord, will be your slaves.”

English Standard Version
Whichever of your servants is found with it shall die, and we also will be my lord’s servants.”

Berean Study Bible
If any of your servants is found to have it, he must die, and the rest will become slaves of my lord.”

King James Bible
With whomsoever of thy servants it be found, both let him die, and we also will be my lord's bondmen.

New King James Version
With whomever of your servants it is found, let him die, and we also will be my lord’s slaves.”

New American Standard Bible
With whomever of your servants it is found, he shall die, and we also shall be my lord’s slaves.”

NASB 1995
“With whomever of your servants it is found, let him die, and we also will be my lord’s slaves.”

NASB 1977
“With whomever of your servants it is found, let him die, and we also will be my lord’s slaves.”

Amplified Bible
With whomever of your servants your master’s cup is found, let him die, and the rest of us will be my lord’s slaves.”

Christian Standard Bible
If it is found with one of us, your servants, he must die, and the rest of us will become my lord’s slaves.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
If any of us is found to have it, he must die, and we also will become my lord’s slaves.”

American Standard Version
With whomsoever of thy servants it be found, let him die, and we also will be my lord's bondmen.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Whoever of your Servants is found with it should die, and we shall be Servants to our Lord.”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
With whomsoever of thy servants thou shalt find the cup, let him die; and, moreover, we will be servants to our lord.

Contemporary English Version
If you find that one of us has the cup, then kill him, and the rest of us will become your slaves."

Douay-Rheims Bible
With whomsoever of thy servants shall be found that which thou seekest, let him die, and we will be the bondmen of my lord.

English Revised Version
With whomsoever of thy servants it be found, let him die, and we also will be my lord's bondmen.

Good News Translation
Sir, if any one of us is found to have it, he will be put to death, and the rest of us will become your slaves."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
If one of us has it, he will die, and the rest of us will become your slaves."

International Standard Version
Go ahead and execute whichever one of your servants is discovered to have it, and we'll remain as your master's slaves."

JPS Tanakh 1917
With whomsoever of thy servants it be found, let him die, and we also will be my lord's bondmen.'

Literal Standard Version
With whomsoever of your servants it is found, he has died, and we also are to my lord for servants.”

NET Bible
If one of us has it, he will die, and the rest of us will become my lord's slaves!"

New Heart English Bible
With whomever of your servants it is found, he must die, and we also will be my lord?s slaves."

World English Bible
With whoever of your servants it be found, let him die, and we also will be my lord's bondservants."

Young's Literal Translation
with whomsoever of thy servants it is found, he hath died, and we also are to my lord for servants.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Benjamin and the Silver Cup
8We even brought back to you from the land of Canaan the silver we found in the mouths of our sacks. Why would we steal silver or gold from your master’s house? 9If any of your servants is found to have it, he must die, and the rest will become slaves of my lord.” 10“As you say,” replied the steward. “But only the one who is found with the cup will be my slave, and the rest of you shall be free of blame.”…

Cross References
Genesis 31:32
If you find your gods with anyone here, he shall not live! In the presence of our relatives, see for yourself if anything is yours, and take it back." For Jacob did not know that Rachel had stolen the idols.

Genesis 44:10
"As you say," replied the steward. "But only the one who is found with the cup will be my slave, and the rest of you shall be free of blame."

Genesis 44:16
"What can we say to my lord?" Judah replied. "How can we plead? How can we justify ourselves? God has exposed the iniquity of your servants. We are now my lord's slaves--both we and the one who was found with the cup."


Treasury of Scripture

With whomsoever of your servants it be found, both let him die, and we also will be my lord's slaves.

both.

Genesis 31:32
With whomsoever thou findest thy gods, let him not live: before our brethren discern thou what is thine with me, and take it to thee. For Jacob knew not that Rachel had stolen them.

Job 31:38-40
If my land cry against me, or that the furrows likewise thereof complain; …

Psalm 7:3-5
O LORD my God, if I have done this; if there be iniquity in my hands; …

and we.

Genesis 43:18
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.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
If any
אֲשֶׁ֨ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

of your servants
מֵעֲבָדֶ֖יךָ (mê·‘ă·ḇā·ḏe·ḵā)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 5650: Slave, servant

is found
יִמָּצֵ֥א (yim·mā·ṣê)
Verb - Nifal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 4672: To come forth to, appear, exist, to attain, find, acquire, to occur, meet, be present

to have it,
אִתּ֛וֹ (’it·tōw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's 854: Nearness, near, with, by, at, among

he must die,
וָמֵ֑ת (wā·mêṯ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 4191: To die, to kill

and the rest
אֲנַ֕חְנוּ (’ă·naḥ·nū)
Pronoun - first person common plural
Strong's 587: We

will become
נִֽהְיֶ֥ה (nih·yeh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common plural
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

slaves
לַעֲבָדִֽים׃ (la·‘ă·ḇā·ḏîm)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 5650: Slave, servant

of my lord.”
לַֽאדֹנִ֖י (la·ḏō·nî)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 113: Sovereign, controller


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