Genesis 42:30
Modern Translations
New International Version
"The man who is lord over the land spoke harshly to us and treated us as though we were spying on the land.

New Living Translation
“The man who is governor of the land spoke very harshly to us,” they told him. “He accused us of being spies scouting the land.

English Standard Version
“The man, the lord of the land, spoke roughly to us and took us to be spies of the land.

Berean Study Bible
“The man who is lord of the land spoke harshly to us and accused us of spying on the country.

New American Standard Bible
“The man, the lord of the land, spoke harshly with us, and took us for spies of the country.

NASB 1995
"The man, the lord of the land, spoke harshly with us, and took us for spies of the country.

NASB 1977
“The man, the lord of the land, spoke harshly with us, and took us for spies of the country.

Amplified Bible
“The man who is the lord of the land spoke harshly to us, and took us for spies of the land.

Christian Standard Bible
“The man who is the lord of the country spoke harshly to us and accused us of spying on the country.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The man who is the lord of the country spoke harshly to us and accused us of spying on the country.

Contemporary English Version
The governor of Egypt was rude and treated us like spies.

Good News Translation
"The governor of Egypt spoke harshly to us and accused us of spying against his country.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"The governor of that land spoke harshly to us and treated us like spies.

International Standard Version
"The man who was in charge of the land spoke harshly to us," they said. "He accused us of being spies!

NET Bible
"The man, the lord of the land, spoke harshly to us and treated us as if we were spying on the land.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
The man, who is the lord of the land, spake roughly to us, and took us for spies of the country.

New King James Version
“The man who is lord of the land spoke roughly to us, and took us for spies of the country.

King James 2000 Bible
The man, who is the lord of the land, spoke roughly to us, and took us for spies of the country.

New Heart English Bible
"The man, the lord of the country, spoke harshly to us, and he put us in custody as spies of the country.

World English Bible
"The man, the lord of the land, spoke roughly with us, and took us for spies of the country.

American King James Version
The man, who is the lord of the land, spoke roughly to us, and took us for spies of the country.

American Standard Version
The man, the lord of the land, spake roughly with us, and took us for spies of the country.

A Faithful Version
"The man, the lord of the land, spoke roughly to us, and took us for spies of the country.

Darby Bible Translation
The man, the lord of the land, spoke roughly to us, and treated us as spies of the land.

English Revised Version
The man, the lord of the land, spake roughly with us, and took us for spies of the country.

Webster's Bible Translation
The man who is the lord of the land, spoke roughly to us, and took us for spies of the country.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
The man, who is Lorde of the lande, spake roughly to vs, and put vs in prison as spyes of the countrey.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
The man, euen the Lord of the lande, spake roughly to vs, and toke vs for spyes of the countrey.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
The man that is lorde of the londe, spake roughly to vs, and toke vs for spyes of the countre.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
The lorde of the lade spake rughly to us and toke us for spyes to serche the countte.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
“The man, the lord of the land, has spoken with us sharp things, and makes us as spies of the land;

Young's Literal Translation
'The man, the lord of the land, hath spoken with us sharp things, and maketh us as spies of the land;

Smith's Literal Translation
The man, the lord of the land, spake to us hard things, and he will give us for spying the land.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
The lord of the land spoke roughly to us, and took us to be spies of the country.

Catholic Public Domain Version
“The lord of the land spoke harshly to us, and he considered us to be scouts of the province.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
“The man, the Lord of the land, spoke with us severely and he considered us as spies of the land.

Lamsa Bible
The man who is the lord of the land spoke roughly to us, and took us for spies of the land.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
The man, the lord of the land, spoke roughly with us, and took us for spies of the country.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
The man, the lord of the land, spoke harsh words to us, and put us in prison as spies of the land.








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