King James Version
And Joseph knew his brethren, but they knew not him.
Darby Bible Translation
And Joseph knew his brethren, but they did not know him.
World English Bible
Joseph recognized his brothers, but they didn't recognize him.
Young's Literal Translation
And Joseph discerneth his brethren, but they have not discerned him,
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And Joseph knew his brethren, but they knew not him.Genesis 42:8 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.
These are the generations of Jacob. Joseph, being seventeen years old, was feeding the flock with his brethren; and the lad was with the sons of Bilhah, and with the sons of Zilpah, his father's wives: and Joseph brought unto his father their evil report.
And Joseph was thirty years old when he stood before Pharaoh king of Egypt. And Joseph went out from the presence of Pharaoh, and went throughout all the land of Egypt.
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