After he had washed his face, he came out and, controlling himself,1 said, "Serve the food."232
They served him by himself, the brothers by themselves, and the Egyptians who ate with him by themselves, because Egyptians could not eat with Hebrews,3 for that is detestable to Egyptians.433
The men had been seated before him in the order of their ages, from the firstborn5 to the youngest;6 and they looked at each other in astonishment.
When portions were served to them from Joseph's table, Benjamin's portion was five times as much as anyone else's.7 So they feasted8 and drank freely with him.