Genesis 45:5
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English Standard Version
And now do not be distressed or angry with yourselves because you sold me here, for God sent me before you to preserve life.

King James Bible
Now therefore be not grieved, nor angry with yourselves, that ye sold me hither: for God did send me before you to preserve life.

American Standard Version
And now be not grieved, nor angry with yourselves, that ye sold me hither: for God did send me before you to preserve life.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Be not afraid, and let it not seem to you a hard case that you sold me into these countries: for God sent me before you into Egypt for your preservation.

English Revised Version
And now be not grieved, nor angry with yourselves, that ye sold me hither: for God did send me before you to preserve life.

Webster's Bible Translation
Now therefore be not grieved, nor angry with yourselves, that ye sold me hither; for God sent me before you to preserve life.

Genesis 45:5 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Judah closed his appeal with the entreaty, "Now let thy servant (me) remain instead of the lad as slave to my lord, but let the lad go up with his brethren; for how could I go to my father without the lad being with me! (I cannot,) that I may not see the calamity which will befall my father!"

Genesis 45:5 Parallel Commentaries

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be not grieved.

Isaiah 40:1,2 Comfort you, comfort you my people, said your God...

Luke 23:34 Then said Jesus, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do. And they parted his raiment, and cast lots.

2 Corinthians 2:7,11 So that contrariwise you ought rather to forgive him, and comfort him...

nor angry with yourselves. Heb. neither let there be anger in in your eyes.

God.

Genesis 45:7,8 And God sent me before you to preserve you a posterity in the earth, and to save your lives by a great deliverance...

Genesis 47:25 And they said, You have saved our lives: let us find grace in the sight of my lord, and we will be Pharaoh's servants.

Genesis 50:20 But as for you, you thought evil against me; but God meant it to good, to bring to pass, as it is this day, to save much people alive.

1 Samuel 1:19 And they rose up in the morning early, and worshipped before the LORD, and returned, and came to their house to Ramah...

2 Samuel 12:12 For you did it secretly: but I will do this thing before all Israel, and before the sun.

2 Samuel 16:10-12 And the king said, What have I to do with you, you sons of Zeruiah? so let him curse, because the LORD has said to him, Curse David...

2 Samuel 17:14 And Absalom and all the men of Israel said, The counsel of Hushai the Archite is better than the counsel of Ahithophel...

Job 1:21 And said, Naked came I out of my mother's womb, and naked shall I return thither: the LORD gave, and the LORD has taken away...

Psalm 105:16,17 Moreover he called for a famine on the land: he broke the whole staff of bread...

Acts 2:23,24 Him, being delivered by the determinate counsel and foreknowledge of God, you have taken, and by wicked hands have crucified and slain...

Acts 4:24-28 And when they heard that, they lifted up their voice to God with one accord, and said, Lord, you are God, which have made heaven...

Acts 7:9-15 And the patriarchs, moved with envy, sold Joseph into Egypt: but God was with him...

Cross References
Philemon 1:15
For this perhaps is why he was parted from you for a while, that you might have him back forever,

Genesis 37:28
Then Midianite traders passed by. And they drew Joseph up and lifted him out of the pit, and sold him to the Ishmaelites for twenty shekels of silver. They took Joseph to Egypt.

Genesis 45:7
And God sent me before you to preserve for you a remnant on earth, and to keep alive for you many survivors.

Genesis 45:8
So it was not you who sent me here, but God. He has made me a father to Pharaoh, and lord of all his house and ruler over all the land of Egypt.

Genesis 50:20
As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good, to bring it about that many people should be kept alive, as they are today.

2 Samuel 16:11
And David said to Abishai and to all his servants, "Behold, my own son seeks my life; how much more now may this Benjaminite! Leave him alone, and let him curse, for the LORD has told him to.

Psalm 105:17
he had sent a man ahead of them, Joseph, who was sold as a slave.

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