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Genesis 42:2

He continued, “I have heard that there is grain in Egypt. Go down there and buy some for us,m so that we may live and not die.”n

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Genesis 42:2 — English Standard Version (ESV)

And he said, “Behold, I have heard that there is grain for sale in Egypt. Go down and buy grain for us there, that we may live and not die.”

Genesis 42:2 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

And he said, Behold, I have heard that there is corn in Egypt: get you down thither, and buy for us from thence; that we may live, and not die.

Genesis 42:2 — New Living Translation (NLT)

I have heard there is grain in Egypt. Go down there, and buy enough grain to keep us alive. Otherwise we’ll die.”

Genesis 42:2 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

And he said, “Indeed I have heard that there is grain in Egypt; go down to that place and buy for us there, that we may live and not die.”

Genesis 42:2 — New Century Version (NCV)

I have heard that there is grain in Egypt. Go down there and buy grain for us to eat, so that we will live and not die.”

Genesis 42:2 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

And he said, Behold, I have heard that there is grain in Egypt: get you down thither, and buy for us from thence; that we may live, and not die.

Genesis 42:2 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

And he said, Behold, I have heard that there is grain in Egypt; go down thither and buy grain for us from thence, in order that we may live, and not die.

Genesis 42:2 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

I’ve heard there’s grain for sale in Egypt. Go there and buy some for us so that we won’t starve to death.”

Genesis 42:2 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Listen,” he went on, “I have heard there is grain in Egypt. Go down there and buy some for us so that we will live and not die.”

Genesis 42:2 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

I have heard,” he said, “that there is grain in Egypt; go down and buy grain for us there, that we may live and not die.”

Genesis 42:2 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Then he said, “Look, I have heard that there is grain in Egypt. Go down there and buy grain for us there that we may live and not die.”

Genesis 42:2 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

He continued, “I’ve heard there’s grain in Egypt. Go down there. Buy some for us. Then we’ll live and not die.”

Genesis 42:2 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

He said, “Behold, I have heard that there is grain in Egypt; go down there and buy some for us from that place, so that we may live and not die.”