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Genesis 49:15

15 When he sees how good is his resting place

and how pleasant is his land,e

he will bend his shoulder to the burdenf

and submit to forced labor.g

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Genesis 49:15 — English Standard Version (ESV)

15 He saw that a resting place was good,

and that the land was pleasant,

so he bowed his shoulder to bear,

and became a servant at forced labor.

Genesis 49:15 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

15 And he saw that rest was good,

And the land that it was pleasant;

And bowed his shoulder to bear,

And became a servant unto tribute.

Genesis 49:15 — New Living Translation (NLT)

15 When he sees how good the countryside is

and how pleasant the land,

he will bend his shoulder to the load

and submit himself to hard labor.

Genesis 49:15 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

15 He saw that rest was good,

And that the land was pleasant;

He bowed his shoulder to bear a burden,

And became a band of slaves.

Genesis 49:15 — New Century Version (NCV)

15 When he sees his resting place is good

and how pleasant his land is,

he will put his back to the load

and become a slave.

Genesis 49:15 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

15 And he saw a resting-place that it was good,

And the land that it was pleasant;

And he bowed his shoulder to bear,

And became a servant under taskwork.

Genesis 49:15 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

15 And he saw the rest that it was good, And the land that it was pleasant; And he bowed his shoulder to bear, And was a tributary servant.

Genesis 49:15 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

15 When he sees that his resting place is good 

and that the land is pleasant, 

he will bend his back to the burden 

and will become a slave laborer. 

Genesis 49:15 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

15 He saw that his resting place was good

and that the land was pleasant,

so he leaned his shoulder to bear a load

and became a forced laborer.

Genesis 49:15 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

15 he saw that a resting place was good,

and that the land was pleasant;

so he bowed his shoulder to the burden,

and became a slave at forced labor.

Genesis 49:15 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

15 He saw a resting place that was good,

and land that was pleasant.

So he bowed his shoulder to the burden

and became a servant of forced labor.

Genesis 49:15 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

15 He sees how good his resting place is.

He sees that his land is pleasant.

So he’ll carry a heavy load on his back.

He will obey when he’s forced to work.

Genesis 49:15 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

15 “When he saw that a resting place was good

And that the land was pleasant,

He bowed his shoulder to bear burdens,

And became a slave at forced labor.