Genesis 43:28

NET ©

“Your servant our father is well,” they replied. “He is still alive.” They bowed down in humility.

NIV ©

They replied, "Your servant our father is still alive and well." And they bowed low to pay him honour.

NASB ©

They said, "Your servant our father is well; he is still alive." They bowed down in homage.

NLT ©

"Yes," they replied. "He is alive and well." Then they bowed again before him.

MSG ©

They said, "Yes--your servant our father is quite well, very much alive." And they again bowed respectfully before him.

BBE ©

And they said, Your servant, our father, is well, he is still living. And they went down on their faces before him.

NRSV ©

They said, "Your servant our father is well; he is still alive." And they bowed their heads and did obeisance.

NKJV ©

And they answered, "Your servant our father is in good health; he is still alive." And they bowed their heads down and prostrated themselves.

KJV
And they answered
<0559> (8799)_,
Thy servant
<05650>
our father
<01>
[is] in good health
<07965>_,
he [is] yet alive
<02416>_.
And they bowed down their heads
<06915> (8799)_,
and made obeisance
<07812> (8691)_.
HEBREW
*wwxtsyw {wxtsyw}
<07812>
wdqyw
<06915>
yx
<02416>
wndwe
<05750>
wnybal
<01>
Kdbel
<05650>
Mwls
<07965>
wrmayw (43:28)
<0559>
LXXM
oi
<3588>  
T-NPM
de
<1161>  
PRT
eipan
 
V-AAI-3P
ugiainei
<5198>  
V-PAI-3S
o
<3588>  
T-NSM
paiv
<3816>  
N-NSM
sou
<4771>  
P-GS
o
<3588>  
T-NSM
pathr
<3962>  
N-NSM
hmwn
<1473>  
P-GP
eti
<2089>  
ADV
zh
<2198>  
V-PAI-3S
kai
<2532>  
CONJ
eipen
 
V-AAI-3S
euloghtov
<2128>  
A-NSM
o
<3588>  
T-NSM
anyrwpov
<444>  
N-NSM
ekeinov
<1565>  
D-NSM
tw
<3588>  
T-DSM
yew
<2316>  
N-DSM
kai
<2532>  
CONJ
kuqantev
<2955>  
V-AAPNP
prosekunhsan
<4352>  
V-AAI-3P
autw
<846>  
D-DSM
NET © [draft] ITL
“Your servant
<05650>
our father
<01>
is well
<07965>
,” they replied
<0559>
. “He is still
<05750>
alive
<02416>
.” They bowed
<06915>
down in humility
<07812>
.
NET © Notes

tn Heb “and they bowed low and they bowed down.” The use of synonyms here emphasizes the brothers’ humility.