King James Version
And he said unto them, Nay, but to see the nakedness of the land ye are come.
Darby Bible Translation
And he said to them, No; but to see the exposed places of the land are ye come.
World English Bible
He said to them, "No, but you have come to see the nakedness of the land!"
Young's Literal Translation
and he saith unto them, 'No, but the nakedness of the land ye have come to see;'
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
And he said unto them, Nay, but to see the nakedness of the land ye are come.Genesis 42:12 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.
We are all one man's sons; we are true men, thy servants are no spies.
And they said, Thy servants are twelve brethren, the sons of one man in the land of Canaan; and, behold, the youngest is this day with our father, and one is not.
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