Genesis 45:22

Overview - Genesis 45
Joseph makes himself known to his brethren.
He comforts them in God's providence.
He sends for his father.
16 Pharaoh confirms it.
21 Joseph furnishes then for their journey, and exhorts them to concord.
25 Jacob is revived with the news.
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Genesis 45:22  (King James Version)
To all of them he gave each man changes of raiment; but to Benjamin he gave three hundred pieces of silver, and five changes of raiment.

To all
It is a common custom with all the Asiatic sovereigns to give both garments and money to ambassadors and persons of distinction, whom they particularly wish to honour. De La Motraye says, "that they then clothed them (the ambassadors) with {caffetans} (long vests of gold or silver brocade) with large silk flowers."

Judges 14:12 Judges 14:19 ; 2 Kings 5:5 2 Kings 5:22 2 Kings 5:23 ; Revelation 6:11

to Benjamin