King James Version
We are all one man's sons; we are true men, thy servants are no spies.
Darby Bible Translation
We are all one man's sons; we are honest: thy servants are not spies.
World English Bible
We are all one man's sons; we are honest men. Your servants are not spies."
Young's Literal Translation
we are all of us sons of one man, we are right men; thy servants have not been spies;'
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We are all one man's sons; we are true men, thy servants are no spies.Genesis 42:11 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryThe Upbringing of Jewish Children
The tenderness of the bond which united Jewish parents to their children appears even in the multiplicity and pictorialness of the expressions by which the various stages of child-life are designated in the Hebrew. Besides such general words as "ben" and "bath"--"son" and "daughter"--we find no fewer than nine different terms, each depicting a fresh stage of life. The first of these simply designates the babe as the newly--"born"--the "jeled," or, in the feminine, "jaldah"--as in Exodus 2:3, 6, 8. …
Alfred Edersheim—Sketches of Jewish Social Life
Spiritual Hunger Shall be Satisfied
Letter Xliv Concerning the Maccabees but to whom Written is Unknown.
And he said unto them, Nay, but to see the nakedness of the land ye are come.
Send one of you, and let him fetch your brother, and ye shall be kept in prison, that your words may be proved, whether there be any truth in you: or else by the life of Pharaoh surely ye are spies.
If ye be true men, let one of your brethren be bound in the house of your prison: go ye, carry corn for the famine of your houses:
And we said unto him, We are true men; we are no spies:
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