19 “You are also directed to tell them, ‘Do this: Take some carts(A) from Egypt for your children and your wives, and get your father and come. 20 Never mind about your belongings,(B) because the best of all Egypt(C) will be yours.’”

21 So the sons of Israel did this. Joseph gave them carts,(D) as Pharaoh had commanded, and he also gave them provisions for their journey.(E) 22 To each of them he gave new clothing,(F) but to Benjamin he gave three hundred shekels[a] of silver and five sets of clothes.(G) 23 And this is what he sent to his father: ten donkeys(H) loaded with the best things(I) of Egypt, and ten female donkeys loaded with grain and bread and other provisions for his journey.(J) 24 Then he sent his brothers away, and as they were leaving he said to them, “Don’t quarrel on the way!”(K)

25 So they went up out of Egypt(L) and came to their father Jacob in the land of Canaan.(M) 26 They told him, “Joseph is still alive! In fact, he is ruler of all Egypt.”(N) Jacob was stunned; he did not believe them.(O) 27 But when they told him everything Joseph had said to them, and when he saw the carts(P) Joseph had sent to carry him back, the spirit of their father Jacob revived.

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

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