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Genesis 42:1-6 RHE/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 And Jacob hearing that food was sold in Egypt, said to his sons: Why are ye careless? 1 When Jacob learned that there was grain in Egypt, he said to his sons, "Why do you just keep looking at each other?"
2 I have heard that wheat is sold in Egypt: Go ye down, and buy us necessaries, that we may live, and not be consumed with want. 2 He continued, "I have heard that there is grain in Egypt. Go down there and buy some for us, so that we may live and not die."
3 So the ten brethren of Joseph went down, to buy corn in Egypt: 3 Then ten of Joseph's brothers went down to buy grain from Egypt.
4 Whilst Benjamin was kept at home by Jacob, who said to his brethren: Lest perhaps he take any harm in the journey. 4 But Jacob did not send Benjamin, Joseph's brother, with the others, because he was afraid that harm might come to him.
5 And they entered into the land of Egypt with others that went to buy. For the famine was in the land of Chanaan. 5 So Israel's sons were among those who went to buy grain, for the famine was in the land of Canaan also.
6 And Joseph was governor in the land of Egypt, and corn was sold by his direction to the people. And when his brethren had bowed down to him, 6 Now Joseph was the governor of the land, the one who sold grain to all its people. So when Joseph's brothers arrived, they bowed down to him with their faces to the ground.