34 When portions were served to them from Joseph’s table, Benjamin’s portion was five times as much as anyone else’s.(A) So they feasted(B) and drank freely with him.

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22 To each of them he gave new clothing,(A) but to Benjamin he gave three hundred shekels[a] of silver and five sets of clothes.(B)

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 45:22 That is, about 7 1/2 pounds or about 3.5 kilograms

Whenever the day came for Elkanah to sacrifice,(A) he would give portions of the meat to his wife Peninnah and to all her sons and daughters.(B) But to Hannah he gave a double portion(C) because he loved her, and the Lord had closed her womb.(D)

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She pleased him and won his favor.(A) Immediately he provided her with her beauty treatments and special food.(B) He assigned to her seven female attendants selected from the king’s palace and moved her and her attendants into the best place in the harem.

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