6 For two years now there has been famine in the land, and for the next five years there will be no plowing and reaping.
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7 But God sent me ahead of you to preserve for you a remnant on earth and to save your lives by a great deliverance.a
8 “So then, it was not you who sent me here, but God. He made me father to Pharaoh, lord of his entire household and ruler of all Egypt.
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9 Now hurry back to my father and say to him, ‘This is what your son Joseph says: God has made me lord of all Egypt. Come down to me; don’t delay.
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10 You shall live in the region of Goshen and be near me—you, your children and grandchildren, your flocks and herds, and all you have.
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11 I will provide for you there, because five years of famine are still to come. Otherwise you and your household and all who belong to you will become destitute.’
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