Now the famine was severe in the land.
And when they had eaten up the grain that they had brought from Egypt, their father said to them, "Go again, buy us a little more food."
But Judah said to him, "The man solemnly warned us, saying, "You shall not see my face unless your brother is with you.'
If you will 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.' "
Israel said, "Why did you treat me so badly as to tell the man that you had another brother?"
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