King James Version
And Reuben heard it, and he delivered him out of their hands; and said, Let us not kill him.
Darby Bible Translation
And Reuben heard it, and delivered him out of their hand, and said, Let us not take his life.
World English Bible
Reuben heard it, and delivered him out of their hand, and said, "Let's not take his life."
Young's Literal Translation
And Reuben heareth, and delivereth him out of their hand, and saith, 'Let us not smite the life;'
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
And Reuben heard it, and he delivered him out of their hands; and said, Let us not kill him.Genesis 37:21 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
And Reuben said unto them, Shed no blood, but cast him into this pit that is in the wilderness, and lay no hand upon him; that he might rid him out of their hands, to deliver him to his father again.
And Reuben answered them, saying, Spake I not unto you, saying, Do not sin against the child; and ye would not hear? therefore, behold, also his blood is required.
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