So he sent his brothers away, and they departed: and he said to them, See that you fall not out by the way.
They whom Joseph thus addressed were all —
I. MEMBERS OF THE SAME FAMILY. Brethren: the relations Christians bear to each other (1 Peter 3:6; Romans 12:10; Hebrews 13:1).
II. PARTAKERS OF THE SAME GRACE. Forgiven ourselves, we are to be forgiving.
III. ASSOCIATES IN THE SAME SERVICE. Concerted action is required of us.
IV. TRAVELLING TO THE SAME HOME.
(J. F. Poulter, B. A.)
Parallel VersesKJV: So he sent his brethren away, and they departed: and he said unto them, See that ye fall not out by the way.