New Living Translation
But when they stopped for the night and one of them opened his sack to get grain for his donkey, he found his money in the top of his sack.
King James Bible
And as one of them opened his sack to give his ass provender in the inn, he espied his money; for, behold, it was in his sack's mouth.
Darby Bible Translation
And one of them opened his sack to give his ass food in the inn, and saw his money, and behold, it was in the mouth of his sack.
World English Bible
As one of them opened his sack to give his donkey food in the lodging place, he saw his money. Behold, it was in the mouth of his sack.
Young's Literal Translation
and the one openeth his sack to give provender to his ass at a lodging-place, and he seeth his money, and lo, it is in the mouth of his bag,
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The Old Testament opens very impressively. In measured and dignified language it introduces the story of Israel's origin and settlement upon the land of Canaan (Gen.--Josh.) by the story of creation, i.-ii. 4a, and thus suggests, at the very beginning, the far-reaching purpose and the world-wide significance of the people and religion of Israel. The narrative has not travelled far till it becomes apparent that its dominant interests are to be religious and moral; for, after a pictorial sketch of …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
Yes, we have plenty of straw and feed for the camels, and we have room for guests."
So the brothers loaded their donkeys with the grain and headed for home.
But as we were returning home, we stopped for the night and opened our sacks. Then we discovered that each man's money--the exact amount paid--was in the top of his sack! Here it is; we have brought it back with us.
We also have additional money to buy more food. We have no idea who put our money in our sacks."
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