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Bible Verse Dictionary

Genesis 42:16 - Prison

Genesis 42:16 - Send one of you, and let him fetch your brother, and ye shall be kept in prison, that your words may be proved, whether there be any truth in you: or else by the life of Pharaoh surely ye are spies.
Verse Strongs No. Hebrew
Send H7971 שָׁלַח
one H259 אֶחָד
of H4480 מִן
you and let him fetch H3947 לָקַח
your brother H251 אָח
and ye H859 אַתָּה
shall be kept in H854 אֵת
prison H631 אָסַר
that your words H1697 דָּבָר
may be proved H974 בָּחַן
whether there be any truth H571 אֶמֶת
in H854 אֵת
you or else H518 אִם
by the life H2416 חַי
of H4480 מִן
Pharaoh H6547 פַּרְעֹה
surely H3588 כִּי
ye H859 אַתָּה
are spies H7270 רָגַל


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