Gen 4:23

(NIV)
Lamech said to his wives,

‘Adah and Zillah, listen to me;
wives of Lamech, hear my words.
I have killed a man for wounding me,
a young man for injuring me.
(ESV)
Lamech said to his wives:

Adah and Zillah, hear my voice;
you wives of Lamech, listen to what I say:
I have killed a man for wounding me,
a young man for striking me.

Gen 11:30

(NIV)
Now Sarai was childless because she was not able to conceive.

(ESV)
Now Sarai was barren; she had no child.

Gen 14:24

(NIV)
I will accept nothing but what my men have eaten and the share that belongs to the men who went with me – to Aner, Eshkol and Mamre. Let them have their share.’

(ESV)
I will take nothing but what the young men have eaten, and the share of the men who went with me. Let Aner, Eshcol, and Mamre take their share.”

Gen 18:7

(NIV)
Then he ran to the herd and selected a choice, tender calf and gave it to a servant, who hurried to prepare it.
(ESV)
And Abraham ran to the herd and took a calf, tender and good, and gave it to a young man, who prepared it quickly.

Gen 19:4

(NIV)
Before they had gone to bed, all the men from every part of the city of Sodom – both young and old – surrounded the house.
(ESV)
But before they lay down, the men of the city, the men of Sodom, both young and old, all the people to the last man, surrounded the house.

Gen 21:8

(NIV)
The child grew and was weaned, and on the day Isaac was weaned Abraham held a great feast.
(ESV)
And the child grew and was weaned. And Abraham made a great feast on the day that Isaac was weaned.

Gen 21:12

(NIV)
But God said to him, ‘Do not be so distressed about the boy and your slave woman. Listen to whatever Sarah tells you, because it is through Isaac that your offspring will be reckoned.
(ESV)
But God said to Abraham, “Be not displeased because of the boy and because of your slave woman. Whatever Sarah says to you, do as she tells you, for through Isaac shall your offspring be named.

Gen 21:14

(NIV)
Early the next morning Abraham took some food and a skin of water and gave them to Hagar. He set them on her shoulders and then sent her off with the boy. She went on her way and wandered in the Desert of Beersheba.

(ESV)
So Abraham rose early in the morning and took bread and a skin of water and gave it to Hagar, putting it on her shoulder, along with the child, and sent her away. And she departed and wandered in the wilderness of Beersheba.

Gen 21:15

(NIV)
When the water in the skin was gone, she put the boy under one of the bushes.
(ESV)
When the water in the skin was gone, she put the child under one of the bushes.

Gen 21:16

(NIV)
Then she went off and sat down about a bow-shot away, for she thought, ‘I cannot watch the boy die.’ And as she sat there, she began to sob.

(ESV)
Then she went and sat down opposite him a good way off, about the distance of a bowshot, for she said, “Let me not look on the death of the child.” And as she sat opposite him, she lifted up her voice and wept.

Gen 21:17

(NIV)
God heard the boy crying, and the angel of God called to Hagar from heaven and said to her, ‘What is the matter, Hagar? Do not be afraid; God has heard the boy crying as he lies there.
(ESV)
And God heard the voice of the boy, and the angel of God called to Hagar from heaven and said to her, “What troubles you, Hagar? Fear not, for God has heard the voice of the boy where he is.

Gen 21:18

(NIV)
Lift the boy up and take him by the hand, for I will make him into a great nation.’

(ESV)
Up! Lift up the boy, and hold him fast with your hand, for I will make him into a great nation.”

Gen 21:19

(NIV)
Then God opened her eyes and she saw a well of water. So she went and filled the skin with water and gave the boy a drink.

(ESV)
Then God opened her eyes, and she saw a well of water. And she went and filled the skin with water and gave the boy a drink.

Gen 21:20

(NIV)
God was with the boy as he grew up. He lived in the desert and became an archer.
(ESV)
And God was with the boy, and he grew up. He lived in the wilderness and became an expert with the bow.

Gen 22:3

(NIV)
Early the next morning Abraham got up and loaded his donkey. He took with him two of his servants and his son Isaac. When he had cut enough wood for the burnt offering, he set out for the place God had told him about.
(ESV)
So Abraham rose early in the morning, saddled his donkey, and took two of his young men with him, and his son Isaac. And he cut the wood for the burnt offering and arose and went to the place of which God had told him.

Gen 22:5

(NIV)
He said to his servants, ‘Stay here with the donkey while I and the boy go over there. We will worship and then we will come back to you.’

(ESV)
Then Abraham said to his young men, “Stay here with the donkey; I and the boy will go over there and worship and come again to you.”

Gen 22:12

(NIV)
‘Do not lay a hand on the boy,’ he said. ‘Do not do anything to him. Now I know that you fear God, because you have not withheld from me your son, your only son.’

(ESV)
He said, “Do not lay your hand on the boy or do anything to him, for now I know that you fear God, seeing you have not withheld your son, your only son, from me.”

Gen 22:19

(NIV)
Then Abraham returned to his servants, and they set off together for Beersheba. And Abraham stayed in Beersheba.

(ESV)
So Abraham returned to his young men, and they arose and went together to Beersheba. And Abraham lived at Beersheba.

Gen 25:27

(NIV)
The boys grew up, and Esau became a skilful hunter, a man of the open country, while Jacob was content to stay at home among the tents.
(ESV)
When the boys grew up, Esau was a skillful hunter, a man of the field, while Jacob was a quiet man, dwelling in tents.

Gen 30:26

(NIV)
Give me my wives and children, for whom I have served you, and I will be on my way. You know how much work I’ve done for you.’

(ESV)
Give me my wives and my children for whom I have served you, that I may go, for you know the service that I have given you.”

Gen 32:22

(NIV)
That night Jacob got up and took his two wives, his two female servants and his eleven sons and crossed the ford of the Jabbok.
(ESV)
The same night he arose and took his two wives, his two female servants, and his eleven children, and crossed the ford of the Jabbok.

Gen 33:1

(NIV)
Jacob looked up and there was Esau, coming with his four hundred men; so he divided the children among Leah, Rachel and the two female servants.
(ESV)
And Jacob lifted up his eyes and looked, and behold, Esau was coming, and four hundred men with him. So he divided the children among Leah and Rachel and the two female servants.

Gen 33:2

(NIV)
He put the female servants and their children in front, Leah and her children next, and Rachel and Joseph in the rear.
(ESV)
And he put the servants with their children in front, then Leah with her children, and Rachel and Joseph last of all.

Gen 33:5

(NIV)
Then Esau looked up and saw the women and children. ‘Who are these with you?’ he asked.

Jacob answered, ‘They are the children God has graciously given your servant.’

(ESV)
And when Esau lifted up his eyes and saw the women and children, he said, “Who are these with you?” Jacob said, “The children whom God has graciously given your servant.”

Gen 33:6

(NIV)
Then the female servants and their children approached and bowed down.
(ESV)
Then the servants drew near, they and their children, and bowed down.

Gen 33:7

(NIV)
Next, Leah and her children came and bowed down. Last of all came Joseph and Rachel, and they too bowed down.

(ESV)
Leah likewise and her children drew near and bowed down. And last Joseph and Rachel drew near, and they bowed down.

Gen 33:13

(NIV)
But Jacob said to him, ‘My lord knows that the children are tender and that I must care for the ewes and cows that are nursing their young. If they are driven hard just one day, all the animals will die.
(ESV)
But Jacob said to him, “My lord knows that the children are frail, and that the nursing flocks and herds are a care to me. If they are driven hard for one day, all the flocks will die.

Gen 33:14

(NIV)
So let my lord go on ahead of his servant, while I move along slowly at the pace of the flocks and herds before me and the pace of the children, until I come to my lord in Seir.’

(ESV)
Let my lord pass on ahead of his servant, and I will lead on slowly, at the pace of the livestock that are ahead of me and at the pace of the children, until I come to my lord in Seir.”

Gen 34:19

(NIV)
The young man, who was the most honoured of all his father’s family, lost no time in doing what they said, because he was delighted with Jacob’s daughter.
(ESV)
And the young man did not delay to do the thing, because he delighted in Jacob’s daughter. Now he was the most honored of all his father’s house.

Gen 34:29

(NIV)
They carried off all their wealth and all their women and children, taking as plunder everything in the houses.

(ESV)
All their wealth, all their little ones and their wives, all that was in the houses, they captured and plundered.

Gen 37:2

(NIV)
This is the account of Jacob’s family line.

Joseph, a young man of seventeen, was tending the flocks with his brothers, the sons of Bilhah and the sons of Zilpah, his father’s wives, and he brought their father a bad report about them.

(ESV)
These are the generations of Jacob.

Joseph, being seventeen years old, was pasturing the flock with his brothers. He was a boy with the sons of Bilhah and Zilpah, his father’s wives. And Joseph brought a bad report of them to their father.

Gen 37:30

(NIV)
He went back to his brothers and said, ‘The boy isn’t there! Where can I turn now?’

(ESV)
and returned to his brothers and said, “The boy is gone, and I, where shall I go?”

Gen 41:12

(NIV)
Now a young Hebrew was there with us, a servant of the captain of the guard. We told him our dreams, and he interpreted them for us, giving each man the interpretation of his dream.
(ESV)
A young Hebrew was there with us, a servant of the captain of the guard. When we told him, he interpreted our dreams to us, giving an interpretation to each man according to his dream.

Gen 42:22

(NIV)
Reuben replied, ‘Didn’t I tell you not to sin against the boy? But you wouldn’t listen! Now we must give an accounting for his blood.’
(ESV)
And Reuben answered them, “Did I not tell you not to sin against the boy? But you did not listen. So now there comes a reckoning for his blood.”

Gen 43:8

(NIV)
Then Judah said to Israel his father, ‘Send the boy along with me and we will go at once, so that we and you and our children may live and not die.
(ESV)
And Judah said to Israel his father, “Send the boy with me, and we will arise and go, that we may live and not die, both we and you and also our little ones.

Gen 44:20

(NIV)
And we answered, “We have an aged father, and there is a young son born to him in his old age. His brother is dead, and he is the only one of his mother’s sons left, and his father loves him.”

(ESV)
And we said to my lord, ‘We have a father, an old man, and a young brother, the child of his old age. His brother is dead, and he alone is left of his mother’s children, and his father loves him.’

Gen 44:22

(NIV)
And we said to my lord, “The boy cannot leave his father; if he leaves him, his father will die.”
(ESV)
We said to my lord, ‘The boy cannot leave his father, for if he should leave his father, his father would die.’

Gen 44:30

(NIV)
‘So now, if the boy is not with us when I go back to your servant my father, and if my father, whose life is closely bound up with the boy’s life,
(ESV)
Now therefore, as soon as I come to your servant my father, and the boy is not with us, then, as his life is bound up in the boy’s life,

Gen 44:31

(NIV)
sees that the boy isn’t there, he will die. Your servants will bring the grey head of our father down to the grave in sorrow.
(ESV)
as soon as he sees that the boy is not with us, he will die, and your servants will bring down the gray hairs of your servant our father with sorrow to Sheol.

Gen 44:32

(NIV)
Your servant guaranteed the boy’s safety to my father. I said, “If I do not bring him back to you, I will bear the blame before you, my father, all my life!”

(ESV)
For your servant became a pledge of safety for the boy to my father, sayingIf I do not bring him back to you, then I shall bear the blame before my father all my life.’

Gen 44:33

(NIV)
‘Now then, please let your servant remain here as my lord’s slave in place of the boy, and let the boy return with his brothers.
(ESV)
Now therefore, please let your servant remain instead of the boy as a servant to my lord, and let the boy go back with his brothers.

Gen 44:34

(NIV)
How can I go back to my father if the boy is not with me? No! Do not let me see the misery that would come on my father.’

(ESV)
For how can I go back to my father if the boy is not with me? I fear to see the evil that would find my father.”

Gen 45:19

(NIV)
‘You are also instructed to tell them, “Do this: take some carts from Egypt for your children and your wives, and get your father and come.
(ESV)
And you, Joseph, are commanded to say, ‘Do this: take wagons from the land of Egypt for your little ones and for your wives, and bring your father, and come.

Gen 46:5

(NIV)
Then Jacob left Beersheba, and Israel’s sons took their father Jacob and their children and their wives in the carts that Pharaoh had sent to transport him.
(ESV)
Then Jacob set out from Beersheba. The sons of Israel carried Jacob their father, their little ones, and their wives, in the wagons that Pharaoh had sent to carry him.

Gen 47:12

(NIV)
Joseph also provided his father and his brothers and all his father’s household with food, according to the number of their children.

(ESV)
And Joseph provided his father, his brothers, and all his father’s household with food, according to the number of their dependents.

Gen 47:24

(NIV)
But when the crop comes in, give a fifth of it to Pharaoh. The other four-fifths you may keep as seed for the fields and as food for yourselves and your households and your children.’

(ESV)
And at the harvests you shall give a fifth to Pharaoh, and four fifths shall be your own, as seed for the field and as food for yourselves and your households, and as food for your little ones.”

Gen 48:16

(NIV)
the Angel who has delivered me from all harm
– may he bless these boys.
May they be called by my name
and the names of my fathers Abraham and Isaac,
and may they increase greatly
on the earth.’
(ESV)
the angel who has redeemed me from all evil, bless the boys;
and in them let my name be carried on, and the name of my fathers Abraham and Isaac;
and let them grow into a multitude in the midst of the earth.”

Gen 50:8

(NIV)
besides all the members of Joseph’s household and his brothers and those belonging to his father’s household. Only their children and their flocks and herds were left in Goshen.
(ESV)
as well as all the household of Joseph, his brothers, and his father’s household. Only their children, their flocks, and their herds were left in the land of Goshen.

Gen 50:21

(NIV)
So then, don’t be afraid. I will provide for you and your children.’ And he reassured them and spoke kindly to them.

(ESV)
So do not fear; I will provide for you and your little ones.” Thus he comforted them and spoke kindly to them.

Exod 1:17

(NIV)
The midwives, however, feared God and did not do what the king of Egypt had told them to do; they let the boys live.
(ESV)
But the midwives feared God and did not do as the king of Egypt commanded them, but let the male children live.

Exod 1:18

(NIV)
Then the king of Egypt summoned the midwives and asked them, ‘Why have you done this? Why have you let the boys live?’

(ESV)
So the king of Egypt called the midwives and said to them, “Why have you done this, and let the male children live?”

Exod 2:3

(NIV)
But when she could hide him no longer, she got a papyrus basket for him and coated it with tar and pitch. Then she placed the child in it and put it among the reeds along the bank of the Nile.
(ESV)
When she could hide him no longer, she took for him a basket made of bulrushes and daubed it with bitumen and pitch. She put the child in it and placed it among the reeds by the river bank.

Exod 2:6

(NIV)
She opened it and saw the baby. He was crying, and she felt sorry for him. ‘This is one of the Hebrew babies,’ she said.

(ESV)
When she opened it, she saw the child, and behold, the baby was crying. She took pity on him and said, “This is one of the Hebrewschildren.”

Exod 2:7

(NIV)
Then his sister asked Pharaoh’s daughter, ‘Shall I go and get one of the Hebrew women to nurse the baby for you?’

(ESV)
Then his sister said to Pharaoh’s daughter, “Shall I go and call you a nurse from the Hebrew women to nurse the child for you?”

Exod 2:8

(NIV)
‘Yes, go,’ she answered. So the girl went and got the baby’s mother.
(ESV)
And Pharaoh’s daughter said to her, “Go.” So the girl went and called the child’s mother.

Exod 2:9

(NIV)
Pharaoh’s daughter said to her, ‘Take this baby and nurse him for me, and I will pay you.’ So the woman took the baby and nursed him.
(ESV)
And Pharaoh’s daughter said to her, “Take this child away and nurse him for me, and I will give you your wages.” So the woman took the child and nursed him.

Exod 2:10

(NIV)
When the child grew older, she took him to Pharaoh’s daughter and he became her son. She named him Moses, saying, ‘I drew him out of the water.’

(ESV)
When the child grew older, she brought him to Pharaoh’s daughter, and he became her son. She named him Moses, “Because,” she said, “I drew him out of the water.”

Exod 10:9

(NIV)
Moses answered, ‘We will go with our young and our old, with our sons and our daughters, and with our flocks and herds, because we are to celebrate a festival to the  Lord.’

(ESV)
Moses said, “We will go with our young and our old. We will go with our sons and daughters and with our flocks and herds, for we must hold a feast to the  Lord.”

Exod 10:10

(NIV)
Pharaoh said, ‘The  Lord be with you – if I let you go, along with your women and children! Clearly you are bent on evil.
(ESV)
But he said to them, “The  Lord be with you, if ever I let you and your little ones go! Look, you have some evil purpose in mind.

Exod 10:24

(NIV)
Then Pharaoh summoned Moses and said, ‘Go, worship the  Lord. Even your women and children may go with you; only leave your flocks and herds behind.’

(ESV)
Then Pharaoh called Moses and said, “Go, serve the  Lord; your little ones also may go with you; only let your flocks and your herds remain behind.”
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