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Genesis 44:4

They had not gone far from the city when Joseph said to his steward,q “Go after those men at once, and when you catch up with them, say to them, ‘Why have you repaid good with evil?r

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Genesis 44:4 — English Standard Version (ESV)

They had gone only a short distance from the city. Now Joseph said to his steward, “Up, follow after the men, and when you overtake them, say to them, ‘Why have you repaid evil for good?

Genesis 44:4 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

And when they were gone out of the city, and not yet far off, Joseph said unto his steward, Up, follow after the men; and when thou dost overtake them, say unto them, Wherefore have ye rewarded evil for good?

Genesis 44:4 — New Living Translation (NLT)

But when they had gone only a short distance and were barely out of the city, Joseph said to his palace manager, “Chase after them and stop them. When you catch up with them, ask them, ‘Why have you repaid my kindness with such evil?

Genesis 44:4 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

When they had gone out of the city, and were not yet far off, Joseph said to his steward, “Get up, follow the men; and when you overtake them, say to them, ‘Why have you repaid evil for good?

Genesis 44:4 — New Century Version (NCV)

They were not far from the city when Joseph said to the servant in charge of his house, “Go after the men. When you catch up with them, say, ‘Why have you paid back evil for good?

Genesis 44:4 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

And when they were gone out of the city, and were not yet far off, Joseph said unto his steward, Up, follow after the men; and when thou dost overtake them, say unto them, Wherefore have ye rewarded evil for good?

Genesis 44:4 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

They were gone out of the city, and not yet far off, when Joseph said to him who was over his house, Up! follow after the men; and when thou overtakest them, thou shalt say to them, Why have ye rewarded evil for good?

Genesis 44:4 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

They had not gone far from the city when Joseph said to the man in charge of his house, “Go after those men at once, and when you catch up with them, say to them, ‘Why have you paid me back with evil when I was good to you?

Genesis 44:4 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

They had not gone very far from the city when Joseph said to his steward, “Get up. Pursue the men, and when you overtake them, say to them, ‘Why have you repaid evil for good?

Genesis 44:4 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

When they had gone only a short distance from the city, Joseph said to his steward, “Go, follow after the men; and when you overtake them, say to them, ‘Why have you returned evil for good? Why have you stolen my silver cup?

Genesis 44:4 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

They went out of the city, and had not gone far when Joseph said to the one who was over his house, “Arise! Pursue after the men and overtake them. Then you shall say to them, ‘Why have you repaid evil for good?

Genesis 44:4 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

They hadn’t gone very far from the city when Joseph spoke to his manager. “Go after those men at once,” he said. “Catch up with them. Say to them, ‘My master was good to you. Why have you paid him back by doing evil?

Genesis 44:4 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

They had just gone out of the city, and were not far off, when Joseph said to his house steward, “Up, follow the men; and when you overtake them, say to them, ‘Why have you repaid evil for good?