Now the famine was severe in the land.
And it came to pass, when they had eaten up the grain which they had brought from Egypt, that their father said to them, "Go back, buy us a little food."
But Judah spoke to him, saying, "The man solemnly warned us, saying, 'You shall not see my face unless your brother is with you.' "
"If you send our brother with us, we will go down and buy you food.
But if you will not send him, we will not go down; for the man said to us, 'You shall not see my face unless your brother is with you.' "
And Israel said, "Why did you deal so wrongfully with me as to tell the man whether you had still another brother?"