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Genesis 42:38 Commentary - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

then, &c. Figure of speech Euphemismos (App-6), for "then shall ye kill me".

bring down. Figure of speech Metonymy (of Effect), i.e. ye will be the cause of it.

my gray hairs. Figure of speech Metonymy (of the Adjunct). i.e. "me in my old age".

the grave. Hebrew. Sheol. See note on Gen 37:35 and App-35.

Consult other comments:

Genesis 42:38 - Joseph Benson’s Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

Genesis 42:38 - Calvin's Complete Commentary

Genesis 42:38 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

Genesis 42:38 - Adam Clarke's Commentary and Critical Notes on the Bible

Genesis 42:38 - Commentary on the Holy Bible by Thomas Coke

Genesis 42:38 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

Genesis 42:38 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

Genesis 42:38 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

Genesis 42:38 - Hawker's Poor Man's Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

Genesis 42:38 - Biblical Illustrator Edited by Joseph S. Exell

Genesis 42:38 - Commentary Series on the Bible by Peter Pett

Genesis 42:38 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

Genesis 42:38 - Scofield Reference Bible Notes

Genesis 42:38 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

Genesis 42:38 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Genesis 42:38 - Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics