17 And he said, "God forbid that I should do so; but the man in whose hand the cup is found, he shall be my servant; and as for you, go up in peace unto your father."
18 Then Judah came near unto him and said, "Oh my lord, let thy servant, I pray thee, speak a word in my lord's ears, and let not thine anger burn against thy servant; for thou art even as Pharaoh.
19 My lord asked his servants, saying, `Have ye a father or a brother?'
20 And we said unto my lord, `We have a father, an old man, and a child of his old age, a little one; and his brother is dead, and he alone is left of his mother, and his father loveth him.'
21 And thou saidst unto thy servants, `Bring him down unto me, that I may set mine eyes upon him.'
22 And we said unto my lord, `The lad cannot leave his father; for if he should leave his father, his father would die.'
23 And thou saidst unto thy servants, `Unless your youngest brother come down with you, ye shall see my face no more.'
24 And it came to pass, when we came up unto thy servant, my father, we told him the words of my lord.
25 And our father said, `Go again, and buy us a little food.'
26 And we said, `We cannot go down. If our youngest brother be with us, then will we go down, for we may not see the man's face unless our youngest brother is with us.'
27 And thy servant, my father, said unto us, `Ye know that my wife bore me two sons;