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Genesis 42:1

Overview - Genesis 42
Jacob sends his ten sons to buy corn in Egypt.
16 They are imprisoned by Joseph for spies.
18 They are set at liberty, on condition to bring Benjamin.
21 They have remorse for Joseph.
24 Simeon is kept for a pledge.
25 They return with corn, and their money.
29 Their relation to Jacob.
36 Jacob refuses to send Benjamin.
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Genesis 42:1  (King James Version)
Now when Jacob saw that there was corn in Egypt, Jacob said unto his sons, Why do ye look one upon another?

when Jacob
Genesis 41:54 Genesis 41:57 Acts 7:12

i.e, heard, from the report of others, that there was
plenty in Egypt. The operations of one sense are frequently put for those of another in Hebrew; (see the Parallel Passages.)
2 ; Exodus 5:19 ; 20:18 1 Kings 19:3 ; Hosea 5:13 ; Galatians 2:7

Why do ye
Joshua 7:10 ; 2 Kings 8:3 2 Kings 8:4 ; Ezra 10:4 ; Jeremiah 8:14