Genesis 45:18
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and bring your father and your families back to me. I will give you the best of the land of Egypt and you can enjoy the fat of the land.'

King James Bible
And take your father and your households, and come unto me: and I will give you the good of the land of Egypt, and ye shall eat the fat of the land.

Darby Bible Translation
and take your father and your households, and come to me; and I will give you the good of the land of Egypt, and ye shall eat the fat of the land.

World English Bible
Take your father and your households, and come to me, and I will give you the good of the land of Egypt, and you will eat the fat of the land.'

Young's Literal Translation
and take your father, and your households, and come unto me, and I give to you the good of the land of Egypt, and eat ye the fat of the land.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

He fell upon his brother Benjamin's neck - Among the Asiatics kissing the beard, the neck, and the shoulders, is in use to the present day; and probably falling on the neck signifies no more than kissing the neck or shoulders, with the arms around.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the fat.

Genesis 27:28 Therefore God give you of the dew of heaven, and the fatness of the earth, and plenty of corn and wine:

Genesis 47:6 The land of Egypt is before you; in the best of the land make your father and brothers to dwell; in the land of Goshen let them dwell...

Numbers 18:12,29 All the best of the oil, and all the best of the wine, and of the wheat, the first fruits of them which they shall offer to the LORD...

Deuteronomy 32:14 Butter of cows, and milk of sheep, with fat of lambs, and rams of the breed of Bashan, and goats, with the fat of kidneys of wheat...

Psalm 81:16 He should have fed them also with the finest of the wheat: and with honey out of the rock should I have satisfied you.

Psalm 147:14 He makes peace in your borders, and fills you with the finest of the wheat.

Isaiah 28:1,4 Woe to the crown of pride, to the drunkards of Ephraim, whose glorious beauty is a fading flower...

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"And God has thus sent me before you to prepare for you a permanence on the earth and to save your lives by a great deliverance."--Genesis xlv., v. 7. In a time of effort, suffering and grief such as this country has never before known, it is well that we should have frequent occasions for a review of the position in which we stand for a strengthening of our sinews to continue the struggle in the spirit of the high and noble resolve which induced our participation in it. This week-end will be a
B. N. Michelson—No. 4, Intersession

Gifts Received for the Rebellious
Thou hast ascended on high, thou hast led captivity captive: Thou hast received gifts for men; yea, for the rebellious also, that the LORD God might dwell among them. W hen Joseph exchanged a prison for the chief honour and government of Egypt, the advantage of his exaltation was felt by those who little deserved it (Genesis 45:4, 5) . His brethren hated him, and had conspired to kill him. And though he was preserved from death, they were permitted to sell him for a bond-servant. He owed his servitude,
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 2

Cross References
Genesis 27:28
May God give you heaven's dew and earth's richness-- an abundance of grain and new wine.

Genesis 45:17
Pharaoh said to Joseph, "Tell your brothers, 'Do this: Load your animals and return to the land of Canaan,

Genesis 46:34
you should answer, 'Your servants have tended livestock from our boyhood on, just as our fathers did.' Then you will be allowed to settle in the region of Goshen, for all shepherds are detestable to the Egyptians."

Genesis 47:6
and the land of Egypt is before you; settle your father and your brothers in the best part of the land. Let them live in Goshen. And if you know of any among them with special ability, put them in charge of my own livestock."

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