"Look," he added, "I have heard that there is grain in Egypt. Go down there and buy some for us, so that we may live and not die."
Cross ReferencesActs 7:12
When Jacob heard that there was grain in Egypt, he sent our fathers on their first visit.
So ten of Joseph's brothers went down to buy grain from Egypt.
And Judah said to his father Israel, "Send the boy with me, and we will go at once, so that we may live and not die--neither we, nor you, nor our children.
Surely the eyes of the LORD are on those who fear Him, on those whose hope is in His loving devotion
to deliver them from death and keep them alive in famine.
Chapter Outline1. Jacob sends his ten sons to buy grain in Egypt.
16. They are imprisoned by Joseph as spies.
18. They are set at liberty, on condition to bring Benjamin.
21. They have remorse for Joseph.
24. Simeon is kept for a pledge.
25. They return with grain, and their money.
29. Their relation to Jacob.
36. Jacob refuses to send Benjamin.
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