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28 Then (A)Midianite traders passed by. And they drew Joseph up and lifted him out of the pit, and (B)sold him to the Ishmaelites for twenty shekels[a] of silver. They took Joseph to Egypt.

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  1. Genesis 37:28 A shekel was about 2/5 of an ounce or 11 grams

So Joseph said to his brothers, “Come near to me, please.” And they came near. And he said, “I am your brother, Joseph, (A)whom you sold into Egypt.

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17 he had (A)sent a man ahead of them,
    Joseph, who was (B)sold as a slave.

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