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Genesis 37:20 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

Unchecked Copy BoxGenesis 37:20 - Come now, let us kill him and throw him into one of the pits.[fn] Then we will say that a fierce animal has devoured him, and we will see what will become of his dreams.”
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Translations for Genesis 37:20
Come now therefore, and let us slay him, and cast him into some pit, and we will say, Some evil beast hath devoured him: and we shall see what will become of his dreams.

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“Come therefore, let us now kill him and cast him into some pit; and we shall say, ‘Some wild beast has devoured him.’ We shall see what will become of his dreams!”

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“Come on, let’s kill him and throw him into one of these cisterns. We can tell our father, ‘A wild animal has eaten him.’ Then we’ll see what becomes of his dreams!”

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“Come now, let’s kill him and throw him into one of these cisterns and say that a ferocious animal devoured him. Then we’ll see what comes of his dreams.”

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Come now, let us kill him and throw him into one of the pits.[fn] Then we will say that a fierce animal has devoured him, and we will see what will become of his dreams.”

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“So now, come on, let’s kill him and throw him into one of the pits.[fn] We can say that a vicious animal ate him. Then we’ll see what becomes of his dreams! ”

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“Now then, come and let’s kill him, and throw him into one of the pits; and we will say, ‘A vicious animal devoured him.’ Then we will see what will become of his dreams!”

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“Now then, come and let us kill him and throw him into one of the pits; and we will say, ‘A wild beast devoured him.’ Then let us see what will become of his dreams!”

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“So now, come and let us kill him and cast him into one of the pits; and we will say, ‘A wild beast devoured him.’ Then let us see what will become of his dreams!”

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“Now then, come and let us kill him and throw him into one of the [fn]pits (cisterns, underground water storage); then we will say [to our father], ‘A wild animal killed and devoured him’; and we shall see what will become of his dreams!”

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Come now, let's kill him, throw him into one of the cisterns, and then say that a wild animal ate him. Then we'll see how his dreams turn out!"

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Come now, let us kill him and throw him into one of the pits; then we shall say that a wild beast has devoured him, and we shall see what will become of his dreams."

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Come now therefore, and let us slay him, and cast him into one of the pits, and we will say, An evil beast hath devoured him: and we shall see what will become of his dreams.

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and now, come, and we slay him, and cast him into one of the pits, and have said, An evil beast hath devoured him; and we see what his dreams are.'

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And now come and let us kill him, and cast him into one of the pits, and we will say, An evil beast has devoured him; and we will see what becomes of his dreams.

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Come now therefore, and let us slay him, and cast him into some pit; and we will say, Some evil beast hath devoured him; and we shall see what will become of his dreams.

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Come now therefore, and let's kill him, and cast him into one of the pits, and we will say, 'An evil animal has devoured him.' We will see what will become of his dreams."

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venite occidamus eum et mittamus in cisternam veterem dicemusque fera pessima devoravit eum et tunc apparebit quid illi prosint somnia sua

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וְעַתָּה לְכוּ וְנַהַרְגֵהוּ וְנַשְׁלִכֵהוּ בְּאַחַד הַבֹּרֹות וְאָמַרְנוּ חַיָּה רָעָה אֲכָלָתְהוּ וְנִרְאֶה מַה־יִּהְיוּ חֲלֹמֹתָיו׃

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νῦν οὖν δεῦτε ἀποκτείνωμεν αὐτὸν καὶ ῥίψωμεν αὐτὸν εἰς ἕνα τῶν λάκκων καὶ ἐροῦμεν θηρίον πονηρὸν κατέφαγεν αὐτόν καὶ ὀψόμεθα τί ἔσται τὰ ἐνύπνια αὐτοῦ

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فَالآنَ هَلُمَّ نَقْتُلْهُ وَنَطْرَحْهُ فِي إِحْدَى الآبَارِ وَنَقُولُ: وَحْشٌ رَدِيءٌ أَكَلَهُ. فَنَرَى مَاذَا تَكُونُ أَحْلاَمُهُ».

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هَيَّا نَقْتُلُهُ وَنُلْقِ بِهِ فِي إِحْدَى الآبَارِ، وَنَدَّعِي أَنَّ وَحْشاً ضَارِياً افْتَرَسَهُ، لِنَرَى مَاذَا تُجْدِيهِ أَحْلامُهُ».

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Now then come, let us kill him, and cast him into one of the pits; and we will say, An evil wild beast has devoured him; and we shall see what his dreams will be.

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Ahora pues, venid, y matémoslo y echémosle en una cisterna, y diremos: Alguna mala bestia le devoró: y veremos qué serán sus sueños.

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Ahora pues, venid, y matémosle y echémosle en una cisterna, y diremos: Alguna mala bestia lo devoró; y veremos qué será de sus sueños.

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Let us now put him to death and put his body into one of these holes, and we will say, An evil beast has put him to death: then we will see what becomes of his dreams.

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來罷、我們將他殺了、丟在一個坑裡、就說有惡獸把他喫了、我們且看他的夢將來怎麼樣。

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Ahora pues, venid; matémoslo y echémoslo en una cisterna. Después diremos: "Alguna mala fiera lo devoró." ¡Veamos en qué van a parar sus sueños!

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"자, 그를 죽여 한 구덩이에 던지고 우리가 말하기를 악한 짐승이 그를 잡아먹었다 하자 그 꿈이 어떻게 되는 것을 우리가 볼 것이니라 하는지라"

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Venez maintenant, tuons-le, et jetons-le dans une des citernes; nous dirons qu'une bête féroce l'a dévoré, et nous verrons ce que deviendront ses songes.

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So kommt nun und laßt uns ihn erwürgen und in eine Grube werfen und sagen, ein böses Tier habe ihn gefressen, so wird man sehen, was seine Träume sind.

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пойдем теперь, и убьем его, и бросим его в какой-нибудь ров, и скажем, что хищный зверь съел его; и увидим, что будет из его снов.

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ahora pues, venid, y matémoslo y echémosle en una cisterna, y diremos: Alguna mala bestia le devoró; y veremos qué serán sus sueños.

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ESV Footnotes
Or cisterns; also verses 22, 24
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