Genesis 42:1-6 NAS

Joseph's Brothers Sent to Egypt

1 Now 1Jacob saw that there was grain in Egypt, and Jacob said to his sons, "Why are you staring at one another?"

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2 He said, "Behold, 2I have heard that there is grain in Egypt; go down there and buy some for us afrom that place, 3so that we may live and not die."

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    • ϒ 42:2 - Lit "from there"
      3 Then ten brothers of Joseph went down to buy grain from Egypt.
      4 But Jacob did not send Joseph's brother 4Benjamin with his brothers, for he said, "5I am afraid that harm may befall him."

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      5 So the sons of Israel came to buy grain among those who were coming, 6for the famine was in the land of Canaan also.

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      6 Now 7Joseph was the ruler over the land; he was the one who sold to all the people of the land. And Joseph's brothers came and 8bowed down to him with their faces to the ground.

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