Acts 7:13

13 "On the second visit 1Joseph made himself known to his brothers, and 2Joseph's family was disclosed to Pharaoh.

Acts 7:13 Meaning and Commentary

Acts 7:13

And at the second time Joseph was made known to his
That is, when the brethren of Joseph went a second time down to Egypt for corn, Joseph made himself known unto them, ( Genesis 45:1 ) .

And Joseph's kindred was made known unto Pharaoh;
for though it was known before that he was an Hebrew, see ( Genesis 39:17 ) ( 41:12 ) yet it was not known of what family he was, who was his father, or his brethren, but now it was known, ( Genesis 45:16 ) .

Acts 7:13 In-Context

11 "Now a famine came over all Egypt and Canaan, and great affliction with it, and our fathers could find no food.
12 "But when Jacob heard that there was grain in Egypt, he sent our fathers there the first time.
13 "On the second visit Joseph made himself known to his brothers, and Joseph's family was disclosed to Pharaoh.
14 "Then Joseph sent word and invited Jacob his father and all his relatives to come to him, seventy-five persons in all.
15 "And Jacob went down to Egypt and there he and our fathers died.

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