Genesis 42:20
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New American Standard Bible
and bring your youngest brother to me, so your words may be verified, and you will not die." And they did so.

King James Bible
But bring your youngest brother unto me; so shall your words be verified, and ye shall not die. And they did so.

Darby Bible Translation
and bring your youngest brother to me, in order that your words be verified, and that ye may not die. And they did so.

World English Bible
Bring your youngest brother to me; so will your words be verified, and you won't die." They did so.

Young's Literal Translation
and your young brother ye bring unto me, and your words are established, and ye die not;' and they do so.

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The Upbringing of Jewish Children
The tenderness of the bond which united Jewish parents to their children appears even in the multiplicity and pictorialness of the expressions by which the various stages of child-life are designated in the Hebrew. Besides such general words as "ben" and "bath"--"son" and "daughter"--we find no fewer than nine different terms, each depicting a fresh stage of life. The first of these simply designates the babe as the newly--"born"--the "jeled," or, in the feminine, "jaldah"--as in Exodus 2:3, 6, 8.
Alfred Edersheim—Sketches of Jewish Social Life

Sign Seekers, and the Enthusiast Reproved.
(Galilee on the Same Day as the Last Section.) ^A Matt. XII. 38-45; ^C Luke XI. 24-36. ^c 29 And when the multitudes were gathering together unto him, ^a 38 Then certain of the scribes and Pharisees answered him, saying, Teacher, we would see a sign from thee. [Having been severely rebuked by Jesus, it is likely that the scribes and Pharisees asked for a sign that they might appear to the multitude more fair-minded and open to conviction than Jesus had represented them to be. Jesus had just wrought
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

Cross References
Genesis 42:19
if you are honest men, let one of your brothers be confined in your prison; but as for the rest of you, go, carry grain for the famine of your households,

Genesis 42:33
"The man, the lord of the land, said to us, 'By this I will know that you are honest men: leave one of your brothers with me and take grain for the famine of your households, and go.

Genesis 42:34
'But bring your youngest brother to me that I may know that you are not spies, but honest men. I will give your brother to you, and you may trade in the land.'"

Genesis 43:5
"But if you do not send him, we will not go down; for the man said to us, 'You will not see my face unless your brother is with you.'"

Genesis 44:21
"Then you said to your servants, 'Bring him down to me that I may set my eyes on him.'

Genesis 44:23
"You said to your servants, however, 'Unless your youngest brother comes down with you, you will not see my face again.'

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