Genesis 47:12
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New Living Translation
And Joseph provided food for his father and his brothers in amounts appropriate to the number of their dependents, including the smallest children.

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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A Believer's Privilege at Death
'For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.' Phil 1:1I. Hope is a Christian's anchor, which he casts within the veil. Rejoicing in hope.' Rom 12:12. A Christian's hope is not in this life, but he hash hope in his death.' Prov 14:42. The best of a saint's comfort begins when his life ends; but the wicked have all their heaven here. Woe unto you that are rich! for ye have received your consolation.' Luke 6:64. You may make your acquittance, and write Received in full payment.' Son, remember that
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Genesis
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

Cross References
Genesis 45:11
I will take care of you there, for there are still five years of famine ahead of us. Otherwise you, your household, and all your animals will starve.'"

Genesis 50:21
No, don't be afraid. I will continue to take care of you and your children." So he reassured them by speaking kindly to them.

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