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

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32 We were twelve brothers, sons of one father. One is no more, and the youngest is now with our father in Canaan.’(A)

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36 Their father Jacob said to them, “You have deprived me of my children. Joseph is no more and Simeon is no more,(A) and now you want to take Benjamin.(B) Everything is against me!(C)

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30 He went back to his brothers and said, “The boy isn’t there! Where can I turn now?”(A)

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33 He recognized it and said, “It is my son’s robe! Some ferocious animal(A) has devoured him. Joseph has surely been torn to pieces.”(B)

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They replied, “The man questioned us closely about ourselves and our family. ‘Is your father still living?’(A) he asked us. ‘Do you have another brother?’(B) We simply answered his questions. How were we to know he would say, ‘Bring your brother down here’?”(C)

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29 As he looked about and saw his brother Benjamin, his own mother’s son,(A) he asked, “Is this your youngest brother, the one you told me about?”(B) And he said, “God be gracious to you,(C) my son.”

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33 The men had been seated before him in the order of their ages, from the firstborn(A) to the youngest;(B) and they looked at each other in astonishment.

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We even brought back to you from the land of Canaan(A) the silver(B) we found inside the mouths of our sacks.(C) So why would we steal(D) silver or gold from your master’s house?

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15 This is what the Lord says:

“A voice is heard in Ramah,(A)
    mourning and great weeping,
Rachel weeping for her children
    and refusing to be comforted,(B)
    because they are no more.”(C)

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