Hurry and go up to my father, and (A)say to him, ‘This is what your son Joseph says: “God has made me lord of all Egypt; come down to me, do not delay. 10 For you shall live in the land of (B)Goshen, and you shall be near me, you and your children and your [a]grandchildren, and your flocks and your herds and all that you have. 11 There I will also (C)provide for you, for there are still five years of famine to come, and you and your household and all that you have would be impoverished.”’ 12 Behold, your eyes see, and the eyes of my brother Benjamin see, that it is my mouth which is speaking to you. 13 Now you must tell my father of all my splendor in Egypt, and all that you have seen; and you must hurry and (D)bring my father down here.” 14 Then he fell on his brother Benjamin’s neck and (E)wept, and Benjamin wept on his neck. 15 And he kissed all his brothers and wept on them, and afterward his brothers talked with him.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 45:10 Lit children’s children