Genesis 44:25
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English Standard Version
And when our father said, ‘Go again, buy us a little food,’

King James Bible
And our father said, Go again, and buy us a little food.

American Standard Version
And our father said, Go again, buy us a little food.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And our father said: Go again, and buy us a little wheat.

English Revised Version
And our father said, Go again, buy us a little food.

Webster's Bible Translation
And our father said, Go again; buy us a little food.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

But that the brothers could not do. Judah, who had pledged himself to his father for Benjamin, ventured in the anguish of his heart to approach Joseph, and implore him to liberate his brother. "I would give very much," says Luther, "to be able to pray to our Lord God as well as Judah prays to Joseph here; for it is a perfect specimen of prayer, the true feeling that there ought to be in prayer." Beginning with the request for a gracious hearing, as he was speaking to the ears of one who was equal to Pharaoh (who could condemn or pardon like the king), Judah depicted in natural, affecting, powerful, and irresistible words the love of their aged father to this son of his old age, and his grief when they told him that they were not to come into the presence of the lord of Egypt again without Benjamin; the intense anxiety with which, after a severe struggle, their father had allowed him to come, after he (Judah) had offered to be answerable for his life; and the grievous fact, that if they returned without the youth, they must bring down the grey hairs of their father with sorrow to the grave.

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Genesis 43:2,5 And it came to pass, when they had eaten up the corn which they had brought out of Egypt, their father said to them, Go again...

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Genesis 43:2
And when they had eaten the grain that they had brought from Egypt, their father said to them, "Go again, buy us a little food."

Genesis 44:24
"When we went back to your servant my father, we told him the words of my lord.

Genesis 44:26
we said, 'We cannot go down. If our youngest brother goes with us, then we will go down. For we cannot see the man's face unless our youngest brother is with us.'

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