Genesis 47:12
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New American Standard Bible
Joseph provided his father and his brothers and all his father's household with food, according to their little ones.

King James Bible
And Joseph nourished his father, and his brethren, and all his father's household, with bread, according to their families.

Darby Bible Translation
And Joseph maintained his father, and his brethren, and all his father's household, with bread, according to the number of the little ones.

World English Bible
Joseph nourished his father, his brothers, and all of his father's household, with bread, according to their families.

Young's Literal Translation
and Joseph nourisheth his father, and his brethren, and all the house of his father with bread, according to the mouth of the infants.

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Seven Sanctified Thoughts and Mournful Sighs of a Sick Man Ready to Die.
Now, forasmuch as God of his infinite mercy doth so temper our pain and sickness, that we are not always oppressed with extremity, but gives us in the midst of our extremities some respite, to ease and refresh ourselves, thou must have an especial care, considering how short a time thou hast either for ever to lose or to obtain heaven, to make use of every breathing time which God affords thee; and during that little time of ease to gather strength against the fits of greater anguish. Therefore,
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety

Elucidations.
I. (Deadly Sins, cap. ix., p. 356.) To maintain a modern and wholly uncatholic system of Penitence, the schoolmen invented a technical scheme of sins mortal and sins venial, which must not be read into the Fathers, who had no such technicalities in mind. By "deadly sins" they meant all such as St. John recognizes (1 John v. 16-17) and none other; that is to say sins of surprise and infirmity, sins having in them no malice or wilful disobedience, such as an impatient word, or a momentary neglect of
Tertullian—The Five Books Against Marcion

Cross References
Genesis 45:11
"There I will also provide for you, for there are still five years of famine to come, and you and your household and all that you have would be impoverished."'

Genesis 50:21
"So therefore, do not be afraid; I will provide for you and your little ones." So he comforted them and spoke kindly to them.

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