11 Then their father Israel(A) said to them, “If it must be, then do this: Put some of the best products(B) of the land in your bags and take them down to the man as a gift(C)—a little balm(D) and a little honey, some spices(E) and myrrh,(F) some pistachio nuts and almonds. 12 Take double the amount(G) of silver with you, for you must return the silver that was put back into the mouths of your sacks.(H) Perhaps it was a mistake. 13 Take your brother also and go back to the man at once.(I) 14 And may God Almighty[a](J) grant you mercy(K) before the man so that he will let your other brother and Benjamin come back with you.(L) As for me, if I am bereaved, I am bereaved.”(M)

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 43:14 Hebrew El-Shaddai