New International Version
The men had been seated before him in the order of their ages, from the firstborn to the youngest; and they looked at each other in astonishment.
King James Bible
And they sat before him, the firstborn according to his birthright, and the youngest according to his youth: and the men marvelled one at another.
Darby Bible Translation
And they sat before him, the firstborn according to his birthright, and the youngest according to his youth; and the men marvelled one at another.
World English Bible
They sat before him, the firstborn according to his birthright, and the youngest according to his youth, and the men marveled one with another.
Young's Literal Translation
And they sit before him, the first-born according to his birthright, and the young one according to his youth, and the men wonder one at another;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The first-born according to his birthright - This must greatly astonish these brethren, to find themselves treated with so much ceremony, and at the same time with so much discernment of their respective ages.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Genesis 42:7 When Joseph saw his brothers he recognized them, but he disguised himself to them and spoke to them harshly. And he said to them, "Where have you come from?" And they said, "From the land of Canaan, to buy food."
The Old Testament opens very impressively. In measured and dignified language it introduces the story of Israel's origin and settlement upon the land of Canaan (Gen.--Josh.) by the story of creation, i.-ii. 4a, and thus suggests, at the very beginning, the far-reaching purpose and the world-wide significance of the people and religion of Israel. The narrative has not travelled far till it becomes apparent that its dominant interests are to be religious and moral; for, after a pictorial sketch of …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
When Jesus heard this, he was amazed and said to those following him, "Truly I tell you, I have not found anyone in Israel with such great faith.
As soon as Joseph saw his brothers, he recognized them, but he pretended to be a stranger and spoke harshly to them. "Where do you come from?" he asked. "From the land of Canaan," they replied, "to buy food."
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