Genesis 37:22

Reuben said to them, "Shed no blood. Throw him into this pit that is in the wilderness, but lay no hand on him"-- that he might deliver him out of their hand, to restore him to his father.

Alternate Versions of Genesis 37-22

A Conservative Version: Genesis 37:22
And Reuben said to them, Shed no blood. Cast him into this pit that is in the wilderness, but lay no hand upon him, that he might deliver him out of their hand, to restore him to his father.

American Standard Version: Genesis 37:22
And Reuben said unto them, Shed no blood; cast him into this pit that is in the wilderness, but lay no hand upon him: that he might deliver him out of their hand, to restore him to his father.

Bible in Basic English: Genesis 37:22
Do not put him to a violent death, but let him be placed in one of the holes; this he said to keep him safe from their hands, with the purpose of taking him back to his father again.

Darby English Bible: Genesis 37:22
And Reuben said to them, Shed no blood: cast him into this pit which is in the wilderness; but lay no hand upon him -- in order that he might deliver him out of their hand, to bring him to his father again.

King James Version: Genesis 37:22
And Reuben said unto them, Shed no blood, but cast him into this pit that is in the wilderness, and lay no hand upon him; that he might rid him out of their hands, to deliver him to his father again.

King James Version (UK): Genesis 37:22
And Reuben said unto them, Shed no blood, but cast him into this pit that is in the wilderness, and lay no hand upon him; that he might rid him out of their hands, to deliver him to his father again.

Webster's: Genesis 37:22
And Reuben said to them, Shed no blood; cast him into this pit that is in the wilderness, and lay no hand upon him; that he might deliver him from their hands, to bring him back to his father.

Youngs Literal Translation: Genesis 37:22
and Reuben saith unto them, `Shed no blood; cast him into this pit which `is' in the wilderness, and put not forth a hand upon him,' -- in order to deliver him out of their hand, to bring him back unto his father.

Verses Related to Genesis 37-22

Genesis 4:8
Cain said to Abel, his brother, "Let's go into the field." It happened, when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel, his brother, and killed him.

Genesis 4:10
Yahweh said, "What have you done? The voice of your brother's blood cries to me from the ground.

Genesis 22:12
He said, "Don't lay your hand on the boy, neither do anything to him. For now I know that you fear God, seeing you have not withheld your son, your only son, from me."

Genesis 42:21
They said one to another, "We are most assuredly guilty concerning our brother, in that we saw the distress of his soul, when he begged us, and we wouldn't listen. Therefore this distress has come on us."

Genesis 42:22
Reuben answered them, saying, "Didn't I tell you, saying, 'Don't sin against the child,' and you wouldn't listen? Therefore also, behold, his blood is required."

Exodus 24:11
He didn't lay his hand on the nobles of the children of Israel. They saw God, and ate and drank.

Deuteronomy 13:9
but you shall surely kill him; your hand shall be first on him to put him to death, and afterwards the hand of all the people.

Psalms 37:8
Cease from anger, and forsake wrath. Don't fret, it leads only to evildoing.

Proverbs 6:17
Haughty eyes, a lying tongue, Hands that shed innocent blood;

Jeremiah 22:3
Thus says Yahweh: Execute you justice and righteousness, and deliver him who is robbed out of the hand of the oppressor: and do no wrong, do no violence, to the foreigner, the fatherless, nor the widow; neither shed innocent blood in this place.