Genesis 42:5
Modern Translations
New International Version
So Israel's sons were among those who went to buy grain, for there was famine in the land of Canaan also.

New Living Translation
So Jacob’s sons arrived in Egypt along with others to buy food, for the famine was in Canaan as well.

English Standard Version
Thus the sons of Israel came to buy among the others who came, for the famine was in the land of Canaan.

Berean Study Bible
So the sons of Israel were among those who came to buy grain, since the famine had also spread to the land of Canaan.

New American Standard Bible
So the sons of Israel came to buy grain among those who were coming, because the famine was also in the land of Canaan.

NASB 1995
So the sons of Israel came to buy grain among those who were coming, for the famine was in the land of Canaan also.

NASB 1977
So the sons of Israel came to buy grain among those who were coming, for the famine was in the land of Canaan also.

Amplified Bible
So the sons of Israel came [to Egypt] to buy grain along with the others who were coming, for famine was in the land of Canaan also.

Christian Standard Bible
The sons of Israel were among those who came to buy grain, for the famine was in the land of Canaan.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The sons of Israel were among those who came to buy grain, for the famine was in the land of Canaan.

Contemporary English Version
So Jacob's sons joined others from Canaan who were going to Egypt because of the terrible famine.

Good News Translation
The sons of Jacob came with others to buy grain, because there was famine in the land of Canaan.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Israel's sons left with the others who were going to buy grain, because there was also famine in Canaan.

International Standard Version
Israel's sons went in a caravan that included others who were going to Egypt to buy grain, because the famine pervaded the land of Canaan, too.

NET Bible
So Israel's sons came to buy grain among the other travelers, for the famine was severe in the land of Canaan.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And the sons of Israel came to buy corn among those that came: for the famine was in the land of Canaan.

New King James Version
And the sons of Israel went to buy grain among those who journeyed, for the famine was in the land of Canaan.

King James 2000 Bible
And the sons of Israel came to buy grain among those that came: for the famine was in the land of Canaan.

New Heart English Bible
So the sons of Israel went to buy grain among the other travelers, for the famine was in the land of Canaan.

World English Bible
The sons of Israel came to buy among those who came, for the famine was in the land of Canaan.

American King James Version
And the sons of Israel came to buy corn among those that came: for the famine was in the land of Canaan.

American Standard Version
And the sons of Israel came to buy among those that came: for the famine was in the land of Canaan.

A Faithful Version
And the sons of Israel came to buy among those that came, for the famine was also in the land of Canaan.

Darby Bible Translation
So the sons of Israel came to buy [grain] among those that came; for the famine was in the land of Canaan.

English Revised Version
And the sons of Israel came to buy among those that came: for the famine was in the land of Canaan.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the sons of Israel came to buy corn among those that came: for the famine was in the land of Canaan.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
And the sonnes of Israel came to bye foode among them that came: for there was famine in the land of Canaan.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And the sonnes of Irael came to bye corne among other that came: for there was dearth in the lande of Chanaan.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
So ye childre of Israel came to bye corne, amonge other yt came wt them: for there was derth also in ye lande of Canaan.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
And the sonnes of Israell came to bye corne amonge other that came for there was derth also in the lande of Canaan.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And the sons of Israel come to buy in the midst of those coming, for the famine has been in the land of Canaan,

Young's Literal Translation
And the sons of Israel come to buy in the midst of those coming, for the famine hath been in the land of Canaan,

Smith's Literal Translation
And the sons of Israel will come to buy in the midst of those coming; for the famine was in the land of Canaan.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And they entered into the land of Egypt with others that went to buy. For the famine was in the land of Chanaan.

Catholic Public Domain Version
And they entered into the land of Egypt with the others who traveled to buy. For the famine was in the land of Canaan.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And the sons of Israel came to buy with those who were going, because the famine was severe in the land of Canaan.

Lamsa Bible
And the sons of Israel came to buy grain with those that came; for the famine was severe in the land of Canaan.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
And the sons of Israel came to buy among those that came; for the famine was in the land of Caanan.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the sons of Israel came to buy with those that came, for the famine was in the land of Chanaan.








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