New Living Translation
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.
King James Bible
Now therefore fear ye not: I will nourish you, and your little ones. And he comforted them, and spake kindly unto them.
Darby Bible Translation
And now, fear not: I will maintain you and your little ones. And he comforted them, and spoke consolingly to them.
World English Bible
Now therefore don't be afraid. I will nourish you and your little ones." He comforted them, and spoke kindly to them.
Young's Literal Translation
and now, fear not: I do nourish you and your infants;' and he comforteth them, and speaketh unto their heart.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
50:21 Fear not, I will nourish you - See what an excellent spirit Joseph was of, and learn of him to render good for evil. He did not tell them they were upon their good behaviour, and he would be kind to them if he saw they carried themselves well: no, he would not thus hold them in suspence, nor seem jealous of them, though they had been suspicious of him. He comforted them, and, to banish all their fears, he spake kindly to them. Those we love and forgive we must not only do well for, but speak kindly to.
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.'"
And Joseph provided food for his father and his brothers in amounts appropriate to the number of their dependents, including the smallest children.
So Joseph and his brothers and their families continued to live in Egypt. Joseph lived to the age of 110.
her husband set out for Bethlehem to speak personally to her and persuade her to come back. He took with him a servant and a pair of donkeys. When he arrived at her father's house, her father saw him and welcomed him.
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