But God sent me ahead of you to preserve for you a remnant(A) on earth and to save your lives by a great deliverance.[a](B)

“So then, it was not you who sent me here, but God.(C) He made me father(D) to Pharaoh, lord of his entire household and ruler of all Egypt.(E)

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 45:7 Or save you as a great band of survivors

20 You intended to harm me,(A) but God intended(B) it for good(C) to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives.(D)

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12 You gave me life(A) and showed me kindness,(B)
    and in your providence(C) watched over(D) my spirit.

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17 and he sent a man before them—
    Joseph, sold as a slave.(A)

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