Genesis 43:1-6 CEB

Joseph’s brothers return with Benjamin

1 The famine was severe in the land,

References for Genesis 43:1

      2 and when they had eaten all the grain that they brought from Egypt, their father said to them, "Go back and buy us a little food."
      3 Judah said to him, "The man was absolutely serious when he said, ‘You may not see me again without your brother with you.'
      4 If you agree to send our brother with us, then we will go down and buy you food.
      5 But if you don't agree to send him, then we can't go down because the man said to us, ‘You may not see me again without your brother with you.'"
      6 Israel said, "Why have you caused me such pain by telling the man you had another brother?"