"What can we say to my lord?1" Judah2 replied. "What can we say? How can we prove our innocence?3 God has uncovered your servants'4 guilt. We are now my lord's slaves5--we ourselves and the one who was found to have the cup.6"
And we answered, 'We have an aged father, and there is a young son born to him in his old age.15 His brother is dead,16 and he is the only one of his mother's sons left, and his father loves him.'17