New International Version
When they came to their father Jacob in the land of Canaan, they told him all that had happened to them. They said,
King James Bible
And they came unto Jacob their father unto the land of Canaan, and told him all that befell unto them; saying,
Darby Bible Translation
And they came into the land of Canaan, to Jacob their father, and told him all that had befallen them, saying,
World English Bible
They came to Jacob their father, to the land of Canaan, and told him all that had happened to them, saying,
Young's Literal Translation
And they come in unto Jacob their father, to the land of Canaan, and they declare to him all the things meeting them, saying,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Their heart failed them - ויצא לבם valyetse libbam, their heart went out. This refers to that spasmodic affection which is felt in the breast at any sudden alarm or fright. Among the common people in our own country we find an expression exactly similar, "My heart was ready to leap out at my mouth," used on similar occasions.
What is this that God hath done unto us? - Their guilty consciences, now thoroughly awakened, were in continual alarms; they felt that they deserved God's curse, and every occurrence served to confirm and increase their suspicions.
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Now, there are very few minds that can make parables. The fact is, I do not know of but one good allegory in the English language, and that is, the "Pilgrim's Progress in Parables, pictures, and analogies are not so easy as some think; most men can understand them, but few can create them. Happy for us who are ministers of Christ, we have no great trouble about this matter; we have not to make parables; they are made for us. I believe that Old Testament history has for one of its designs the furnishing …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 5: 1859
Spiritual Hunger Shall be Satisfied
"My silver has been returned," he said to his brothers. "Here it is in my sack." Their hearts sank and they turned to each other trembling and said, "What is this that God has done to us?"
"The man who is lord over the land spoke harshly to us and treated us as though we were spying on the land.
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