King James Version
And he put them all together into ward three days.
Darby Bible Translation
And he put them in custody three days.
World English Bible
He put them all together into custody for three days.
Young's Literal Translation
and he removeth them unto charge three days.
Genesis 42:17 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
put: Heb. gathered
And he put them all together into ward three days.Genesis 42:17 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. …
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And the captain of the guard charged Joseph with them, and he served them: and they continued a season in ward.
And he asked Pharaoh's officers that were with him in the ward of his lord's house, saying, Wherefore look ye so sadly to day?
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