King James Version
And when they saw him afar off, even before he came near unto them, they conspired against him to slay him.
Darby Bible Translation
And when they saw him from afar, and before he came near to them, they conspired against him to put him to death.
World English Bible
They saw him afar off, and before he came near to them, they conspired against him to kill him.
Young's Literal Translation
And they see him from afar, even before he draweth near unto them, and they conspire against him to put him to death.
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
And when they saw him afar off, even before he came near unto them, they (g) conspired against him to slay him.
(g) The Holy Spirit does not cover the faults of men, as vain writers do, who make virtues out of vices.Genesis 37:18 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryMan's Passions and God's Purpose
'And it came to pass, when Joseph was come unto his brethren, that they stript Joseph out of his coat, his coat of many colours that was on him; And they took him, and cast him into a pit: and the pit was empty, there was no water in it. And they sat down to eat bread: and they lifted up their eyes and looked, and, behold, a company of Ishmeelites came from Gilead with their camels bearing spicery and balm and myrrh, going to carry it down to Egypt. And Judah said unto his brethren, What profit is …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Talmage -- a Bloody Monster
After two days was the feast of the passover, and of unleavened bread: and the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might take him by craft, and put him to death.
Then from that day forth they took counsel together for to put him to death.
And when it was day, certain of the Jews banded together, and bound themselves under a curse, saying that they would neither eat nor drink till they had killed Paul.
And they said one to another, Behold, this dreamer cometh.
For I have heard the slander of many: fear was on every side: while they took counsel together against me, they devised to take away my life.
The wicked plotteth against the just, and gnasheth upon him with his teeth.
The wicked watcheth the righteous, and seeketh to slay him.
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