Genesis 50:19
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English Standard Version
But Joseph said to them, “Do not fear, for am I in the place of God?

King James Bible
And Joseph said unto them, Fear not: for am I in the place of God?

American Standard Version
And Joseph said unto them, Fear not: for am I in the place of God?

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he answered them: Fear not: can we resist the will of God?

English Revised Version
And Joseph said unto them, Fear not: for am I in the place of God?

Webster's Bible Translation
And Joseph said to them, Fear not: for am I in the place of God?

Genesis 50:19 Parallel
Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

There the Egyptian procession probably stopped short; for in Genesis 50:12 the sons of Jacob only are mentioned as having carried their father to Canaan according to his last request, and buried him in the cave of Machpelah.

Genesis 50:19 Parallel Commentaries

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fear not.

Genesis 45:5 Now therefore be not grieved, nor angry with yourselves, that you sold me here: for God did send me before you to preserve life.

Matthew 14:27 But straightway Jesus spoke to them, saying, Be of good cheer; it is I; be not afraid.

Luke 24:37,38 But they were terrified and affrighted, and supposed that they had seen a spirit...

for am I. It belongs to God to execute vengeance, and Joseph did not intend to usurp his prerogative. Thus he instructed his brethren not to fear him, but to fear God; to humble themselves before God, and to seek his forgiveness.

Genesis 30:2 And Jacob's anger was kindled against Rachel: and he said, Am I in God's stead, who has withheld from you the fruit of the womb?

Deuteronomy 32:35 To me belongs vengeance and recompense; their foot shall slide in due time: for the day of their calamity is at hand...

2 Kings 5:7 And it came to pass, when the king of Israel had read the letter, that he rent his clothes, and said, Am I God...

Job 34:19-29 How much less to him that accepts not the persons of princes, nor regards the rich more than the poor...

Romans 12:19 Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place to wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay...

Hebrews 10:30 For we know him that has said, Vengeance belongs to me, I will recompense, said the Lord. And again, The Lord shall judge his people.

Cross References
Genesis 50:18
His brothers also came and fell down before him and said, "Behold, we are your servants."

Genesis 50:20
As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good, to bring it about that many people should be kept alive, as they are today.

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