Genesis 42:13
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New International Version
But they replied, "Your servants were twelve brothers, the sons of one man, who lives in the land of Canaan. The youngest is now with our father, and one is no more."

King James Bible
And they said, Thy servants are twelve brethren, the sons of one man in the land of Canaan; and, behold, the youngest is this day with our father, and one is not.

Darby Bible Translation
And they said, Thy servants were twelve brethren, sons of one man, in the land of Canaan; and behold, the youngest is this day with our father, and one is not.

World English Bible
They said, "We, your servants, are twelve brothers, the sons of one man in the land of Canaan; and behold, the youngest is this day with our father, and one is no more."

Young's Literal Translation
and they say, 'Thy servants are twelve brethren; we are sons of one man in the land of Canaan, and lo, the young one is with our father to-day, and the one is not.'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

One is not - An elliptical sentence, One is not alive.

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Thy servants.

Genesis 42:11,32 We are all one man's sons; we are true men, your servants are no spies...

Genesis 29:32-35 And Leah conceived, and bore a son, and she called his name Reuben: for she said, Surely the LORD has looked on my affliction...

Genesis 30:6-24 And Rachel said, God has judged me, and has also heard my voice, and has given me a son: therefore called she his name Dan...

Genesis 35:16-26 And they journeyed from Bethel; and there was but a little way to come to Ephrath: and Rachel travailed, and she had hard labor...

Genesis 43:7 And they said, The man asked us straightly of our state, and of our kindred, saying, Is your father yet alive? have you another brother?...

Genesis 46:8-27 And these are the names of the children of Israel, which came into Egypt, Jacob and his sons: Reuben, Jacob's firstborn...

Exodus 1:2-5 Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah...

Numbers 1:1-54 And the LORD spoke to Moses in the wilderness of Sinai, in the tabernacle of the congregation, on the first day of the second month...

Numbers 10:1-36 And the LORD spoke to Moses, saying...

Numbers 26:1-65 And it came to pass after the plague, that the LORD spoke to Moses and to Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest, saying...

Numbers 34:1-29 And the LORD spoke to Moses, saying...

1 Chronicles 2:1-8:40 These are the sons of Israel; Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah, Issachar, and Zebulun...

one is not.

Genesis 42:36,38 And Jacob their father said to them, Me have you bereaved of my children: Joseph is not, and Simeon is not...

Genesis 37:30 And he returned to his brothers, and said, The child is not; and I, where shall I go?

Genesis 44:20,28 And we said to my lord, We have a father, an old man, and a child of his old age, a little one; and his brother is dead...

Genesis 45:26 And told him, saying, Joseph is yet alive, and he is governor over all the land of Egypt. And Jacob's heart fainted...

Jeremiah 31:15 Thus said the LORD; A voice was heard in Ramah, lamentation, and bitter weeping...

Lamentations 5:7 Our fathers have sinned, and are not; and we have borne their iniquities.

Matthew 2:16,18 Then Herod, when he saw that he was mocked of the wise men, was exceeding wroth, and sent forth...

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Corn in Egypt
Now, there are very few minds that can make parables. The fact is, I do not know of but one good allegory in the English language, and that is, the "Pilgrim's Progress in Parables, pictures, and analogies are not so easy as some think; most men can understand them, but few can create them. Happy for us who are ministers of Christ, we have no great trouble about this matter; we have not to make parables; they are made for us. I believe that Old Testament history has for one of its designs the furnishing
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 5: 1859

Spiritual Hunger Shall be Satisfied
They shall be filled. Matthew 5:6 I proceed now to the second part of the text. A promise annexed. They shall be filled'. A Christian fighting with sin is not like one that beats the air' (1 Corinthians 9:26), and his hungering after righteousness is not like one that sucks in only air, Blessed are they that hunger, for they shall be filled.' Those that hunger after righteousness shall be filled. God never bids us seek him in vain' (Isaiah 45:19). Here is an honeycomb dropping into the mouths of
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12

Cross References
Genesis 37:30
He went back to his brothers and said, "The boy isn't there! Where can I turn now?"

Genesis 42:12
"No!" he said to them. "You have come to see where our land is unprotected."

Genesis 42:14
Joseph said to them, "It is just as I told you: You are spies!

Genesis 42:32
We were twelve brothers, sons of one father. One is no more, and the youngest is now with our father in Canaan.'

Genesis 42:38
But Jacob said, "My son will not go down there with you; his brother is dead and he is the only one left. If harm comes to him on the journey you are taking, you will bring my gray head down to the grave in sorrow."

Genesis 43:7
They replied, "The man questioned us closely about ourselves and our family. 'Is your father still living?' he asked us. 'Do you have another brother?' We simply answered his questions. How were we to know he would say, 'Bring your brother down here'?"

Genesis 43:29
As he looked about and saw his brother Benjamin, his own mother's son, he asked, "Is this your youngest brother, the one you told me about?" And he said, "God be gracious to you, my son."

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