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Genesis 43:28

28 They replied, “Your servant our father is still alive and well.” And they bowed down, prostrating themselves before him.

Read Genesis 43:28 Using Other Translations

And they answered, Thy servant our father is in good health, he is yet alive. And they bowed down their heads, and made obeisance.
They said, "Your servant our father is well; he is still alive." And they bowed their heads and prostrated themselves.
“Yes,” they replied. “Our father, your servant, is alive and well.” And they bowed low again.

What does Genesis 43:28 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Genesis 43:28

And they answered, thy servant our father [is] in good
health, he [is] yet alive
Which is an answer to both his questions; and by calling their father Joseph's servant, he did obeisance to him in them, as well as by sending a present to him, which they delivered as coming from him his servant; and it is not improbable that Jacob sent his salutation to him as his servant, and so that part of the dream of Joseph's was also fulfilled, which represented the sun doing obeisance to him, ( Genesis 37:9 Genesis 37:10 ) : and they bowed their heads, and made obeisance;
a second time, as they did, no doubt, at every time they gave answer to Joseph's questions; and this is again observed, to show the full completion of the above dream.

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