Genesis 45:16-24 NIV

16 When the news reached Pharaoh's palace that Joseph's brothers had come,1 Pharaoh and all his officials2 were pleased.3

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17 Pharaoh said to Joseph, "Tell your brothers, 'Do this: Load your animals4 and return to the land of Canaan,5

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18 and bring your father and your families back to me. I will give you the best of the land of Egypt6 and you can enjoy the fat of the land.'7

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19 "You are also directed to tell them, 'Do this: Take some carts8 from Egypt for your children and your wives, and get your father and come.

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20 Never mind about your belongings,9 because the best of all Egypt10 will be yours.' "

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      21 So the sons of Israel did this. Joseph gave them carts,11 as Pharaoh had commanded, and he also gave them provisions for their journey.12

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          22 To each of them he gave new clothing,13 but to Benjamin he gave three hundred shekelsa of silver and five sets of clothes.14

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            • b 45:22 - That is, about 7 1/2 pounds (about 3.5 kilograms)
              23 And this is what he sent to his father: ten donkeys15 loaded with the best things16 of Egypt, and ten female donkeys loaded with grain and bread and other provisions for his journey.17

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              24 Then he sent his brothers away, and as they were leaving he said to them, "Don't quarrel on the way!"18

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