New International Version
7 They replied, “The man questioned us closely about ourselves and our family. ‘Is your father still living?’(C) he asked us. ‘Do you have another brother?’(D) We simply answered his questions. How were we to know he would say, ‘Bring your brother down here’?”(E)Read full chapter
King James Version
6 And Israel said, Wherefore dealt ye so ill with me, as to tell the man whether ye had yet a brother?
7 And they said, The man asked us straitly of our state, and of our kindred, saying, Is your father yet alive? have ye another brother? and we told him according to the tenor of these words: could we certainly know that he would say, Bring your brother down?
8 And Judah said unto Israel his father, Send the lad with me, and we will arise and go; that we may live, and not die, both we, and thou, and also our little ones.Read full chapter