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Bible Verse Dictionary

Genesis 43:7 - State

Genesis 43:7 - 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?
Verse Strongs No. Hebrew
And they said H559 אָמַר
The man H376 אִישׁ
asked us straitly H7592 שָׁאַל
of our state and of our kindred H4138 מוֹלֶדֶת
saying H559 אָמַר
Is your father H1 אָב
yet H5750 עוֹד
alive H2416 חַי
have H3426 יֵשׁ
ye another brother H251 אָח
and we told H5046 נָגַד
him according to H5921 עַל
the tenor H6310 פֶּה
of these H428 אֵלֶּה
words H1697 דָּבָר
could we certainly know H3045 יָדַע
that H3588 כִּי
he would say H559 אָמַר
Bring your brother H251 אָח
down H3381 יָרַד


Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.