and on the third day he said to them, "Do this and you will live, for I fear God.
Cross ReferencesGenesis 39:9
No one in this house is greater than I am. He has withheld nothing from me except you, because you are his wife. So how could I do such a great evil and sin against God?"
If you are honest, leave one of your brothers in custody while the rest of you go and take back grain to relieve the hunger of your households.
Furthermore, select capable men from among the people--God-fearing, trustworthy men who are averse to dishonest gain. Appoint them over the people as leaders of thousands, of hundreds, of fifties, and of tens.
You are not to rule over them harshly, but you shall fear your God.
The governors before me had heavily burdened the people, taking from them bread and wine plus forty shekels of silver. Their servants also oppressed the people, but I did not do this because of my fear of God.
There once was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job. And this man was blameless and upright, fearing God and shunning evil.
Chapter Outline1. Jacob sends his ten sons to buy grain in Egypt.
16. They are imprisoned by Joseph as spies.
18. They are set at liberty, on condition to bring Benjamin.
21. They have remorse for Joseph.
24. Simeon is kept for a pledge.
25. They return with grain, and their money.
29. Their relation to Jacob.
36. Jacob refuses to send Benjamin.
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I fear God.
Nehemiah 5:9, 15
Luke 18:2, 4
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