7 But God sent me ahead of you to preserve for you a remnant on earth and to save your lives by a great deliverance.a

Read Genesis 45:7 Using Other Translations

And God sent me before you to preserve you a posterity in the earth, and to save your lives by a great deliverance.
And God sent me before you to preserve for you a remnant on earth, and to keep alive for you many survivors.
God has sent me ahead of you to keep you and your families alive and to preserve many survivors.