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23 Now Joseph’s brothers were speaking to each other in their own language and had no idea that Joseph understood what they were saying, since he had been speaking with them through an interpreter. 24 But their words moved him, so he withdrew from them and cried. When he had composed himself, he came back and spoke to them again. He selected Simeon to remain behind and had him bound in ropes right in front of them. 25 Then Joseph gave orders to fill their bags with grain, to return their money to each man’s sack, and to give them food for their journey home. All of this was done for them.

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23 They did not realize(A) that Joseph could understand them,(B) since he was using an interpreter.

24 He turned away from them and began to weep,(C) but then came back and spoke to them again. He had Simeon taken from them and bound before their eyes.(D)

25 Joseph gave orders to fill their bags with grain,(E) to put each man’s silver back in his sack,(F) and to give them provisions(G) for their journey.(H) After this was done for them,

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