44:1 And he commanded the steward of his house, saying, Fill the men's sacks {with} food, as much as they can carry, and put every man's money in his sack's mouth.
44:1 And he commanded the steward of his house, saying, Fill the men's sacks {with} food, as much as they can carry, and put every man's money in his sack's mouth.

44:2 And put my cup, the silver cup, in the sack's mouth of the youngest, and his corn money: and he did according to the word that Joseph had spoken.
44:2 And put my cup, the silver cup, in the sack's mouth of the youngest, and his grain money. And he did according to the word that Joseph had spoken.

44:3 As soon as the morning was light, the men were sent away, they, and their asses.
44:3 As soon as the morning was light, the men were sent away, they and their donkeys.

44:4 {And} when they had gone out of the city, {and} were not {yet} far off, Joseph said to his steward, Arise, follow after the men; and when thou dost overtake them, say to them, Why have ye rewarded evil for good?
44:4 {And} when they had gone out of the city, {and} were not {yet} far off, Joseph said to his steward, Arise, follow after the men; and when thou dost overtake them, say to them, Why have ye rewarded evil for good?

44:5 {Is} not this {the cup} in which my lord drinketh, and by which indeed he divineth? ye have done evil in so doing.
44:5 {Is} not this {the cup} in which my lord drinketh, and by which indeed he divineth? ye have done evil in so doing.

44:6 And he overtook them, and he spoke to them these same words.
44:6 And he overtook them, and he spoke to them these same words.

44:7 And they said to him, Why saith my lord these words? Far be it from us that thy servants should do according to this thing:
44:7 And they said to him, Why saith my lord these words? Far be it from us that thy servants should do according to this thing:

44:8 Behold, the money which we found in our sacks' mouths, we brought again to thee from the land of Canaan: how then should we steal from thy lord's house silver or gold?
44:8 Behold, the money, which we found in our sacks' mouths, we brought again to thee from the land of Canaan: how then should we steal from thy lord's house silver or gold?

44:9 With whom {soever} of thy servants it shall be found, both let him die, and we also will be my lord's bond-men.
44:9 With whomever of thy servants it shall be found, both let him die, and we also will be my lord's slaves.

44:10 And he said, Now also {let} it {be} according to your words: he with whom it shall be found, shall be my servant; and ye shall be blameless.
44:10 And he said, Now also {let} it {be} according to your words: he with whom it shall be found shall be my servant; and ye shall be blameless.

44:11 Then they speedily took down every man his sack to the ground, and opened every man his sack.
44:11 Then they speedily took down every man his sack to the ground, and opened every man his sack.

44:12 And he searched, {and} began at the eldest, and left at the youngest: and the cup was found in Benjamin's sack.
44:12 And he searched, {and} began at the eldest, and stopped at the youngest: and the cup was found in Benjamin's sack.

44:13 Then they rent their clothes, and loaded every man his ass, and returned to the city.
44:13 Then they tore their clothes, and loaded every man his donkey, and returned to the city.

44:14 And Judah and his brethren came to Joseph's house, (for he {was} yet there:) and they fell before him on the ground.
44:14 And Judah and his brethren came to Joseph's house; for he {was} yet there: and they fell before him on the ground.

44:15 And Joseph said to them, What deed {is} this that ye have done? knew ye not that such a man as I can certainly divine?
44:15 And Joseph said to them, What deed {is} this that ye have done? knew ye not that such a man as I can certainly divine?

44:16 And Judah said, What shall we say to my lord? what shall we speak? or how shall we clear ourselves? God hath found out the iniquity of thy servants: behold we {are} my lord's servants, both we, and {he} also with whom the cup is found.
44:16 And Judah said, What shall we say to my lord? what shall we speak? or how shall we clear ourselves? God hath found out the iniquity of thy servants: behold, we {are} my lord's servants, both we, and {he} also with whom the cup is found.

44:17 And he said, Far be it from me that I should do so: the man in whose hand the cup is found, he shall be my servant; and as for you, go in peace to your father.
44:17 And he said, Far be it from me that I should do so: the man in whose hand the cup is found, he shall be my servant; and as for you, go in peace to your father.

44:18 Then Judah came near to him, and said, Oh my lord, let thy servant, I pray thee, speak a word in my lord's ears, and let not thy anger burn against thy servant; for thou {art} even as Pharaoh.
44:18 Then Judah came near to him, and said, O my lord, let thy servant, I pray thee, speak a word in my lord's ears, and let not thy anger burn against thy servant: for thou {art} even as Pharaoh.

44:19 My lord asked his servants, saying, Have ye a father, or a brother?
44:19 My lord asked his servants, saying, Have ye a father, or a brother?

44:20 And we said to my lord, We have a father, an old man, and a child of his old age, a little one: and his brother is dead, and he alone is left of his mother, and his father loveth him.
44:20 And we said to my lord, We have a father, an old man, and a child of his old age, a little one; and his brother is dead, and he alone is left of his mother, and his father loveth him.

44:21 And thou saidst to thy servants, Bring him down to me, that I may set my eyes upon him.
44:21 And thou saidst to thy servants, Bring him down to me, that I may set my eyes upon him.

44:22 And we said to my lord, The lad cannot leave his father; for {if} he should leave his father, {his father} would die.
44:22 And we said to my lord, The lad cannot leave his father: for {if} he should leave his father, {his father} would die.

44:23 And thou saidst to thy servants, Except your youngest brother shall come down with you, ye shall see my face no more.
44:23 And thou saidst to thy servants, Except your youngest brother shall come down with you, ye shall see my face no more.

44:24 And it came to pass, when we came to thy servant, my father, we told him the words of my lord.
44:24 And it came to pass when we came to thy servant my father, we told him the words of my lord.

44:25 And our father said, Go again; buy us a little food.
44:25 And our father said, Go again, buy us a little food.

44:26 And we said, We cannot go down: if our youngest brother shall be with us, then will we go down; for we may not see the man's face, except our youngest brother shall {be} with us.
44:26 And we said, We cannot go down: if our youngest brother shall be with us, then will we go down: for we may not see the man's face, except our youngest brother shall {be} with us.

44:27 And thy servant my father, said to us, Ye know that my wife bore me two {sons}:
44:27 And thy servant my father said to us, Ye know that my wife bore me two {sons}:

44:28 And the one went out from me, and I said, Surely he is torn in pieces; and I have not seen him since:
44:28 And the one went out from me, and I said, Surely he is torn in pieces; and I have not seen him since:

44:29 And if ye take this also from me, and mischief shall befall him, ye will bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to the grave.
44:29 And if ye take this also from me, and harm shall befall him, ye shall bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to the grave.

44:30 Now therefore, when I come to thy servant my father, and the lad is not with us; (seeing that his life is bound up in the lad's life)
44:30 Now therefore when I come to thy servant my father, and the lad {is} not with us; seeing that his life is bound up in the lad's life;

44:31 It shall come to pass, when he seeth that the lad {is} not {with us}, that he will die: and thy servants will bring down the gray hairs of thy servant our father, with sorrow to the grave.
44:31 It shall come to pass, when he seeth that the lad {is} not {with us}, that he will die: and thy servants shall bring down the gray hairs of thy servant our father with sorrow to the grave.

44:32 For thy servant became surety for the lad to my father, saying, If I bring him not to thee, then I will bear the blame to my father for ever.
44:32 For thy servant became surety for the lad to my father, saying, If I bring him not to thee, then I shall bear the blame to my father for ever.

44:33 Now therefore, I pray thee, let thy servant abide instead of the lad, a bond-man to my lord; and let the lad return with his brethren.
44:33 Now therefore, I pray thee, let thy servant abide instead of the lad a slave to my lord; and let the lad return with his brethren.

44:34 For how shall I return to my father, and the lad {be} not with me? lest perhaps I see the evil that shall come on my father.
44:34 For how shall I return to my father, and the lad {be} not with me? lest perhaps I see the evil that shall come on my father.