Genesis 42:29
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New International Version
When they came to their father Jacob in the land of Canaan, they told him all that had happened to them. They said,

King James Bible
And they came unto Jacob their father unto the land of Canaan, and told him all that befell unto them; saying,

Darby Bible Translation
And they came into the land of Canaan, to Jacob their father, and told him all that had befallen them, saying,

World English Bible
They came to Jacob their father, to the land of Canaan, and told him all that had happened to them, saying,

Young's Literal Translation
And they come in unto Jacob their father, to the land of Canaan, and they declare to him all the things meeting them, saying,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Their heart failed them - ויצא לבם valyetse libbam, their heart went out. This refers to that spasmodic affection which is felt in the breast at any sudden alarm or fright. Among the common people in our own country we find an expression exactly similar, "My heart was ready to leap out at my mouth," used on similar occasions.

What is this that God hath done unto us? - Their guilty consciences, now thoroughly awakened, were in continual alarms; they felt that they deserved God's curse, and every occurrence served to confirm and increase their suspicions.

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Caanan.

Genesis 42:5,13 And the sons of Israel came to buy corn among those that came: for the famine was in the land of Canaan...

Genesis 37:1 And Jacob dwelled in the land wherein his father was a stranger, in the land of Canaan.

Genesis 45:17 And Pharaoh said to Joseph, Say to your brothers, This do you; lade your beasts, and go, get you to the land of Canaan;

told.

Genesis 44:24 And it came to pass when we came up to your servant my father, we told him the words of my lord.

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Corn in Egypt
Now, there are very few minds that can make parables. The fact is, I do not know of but one good allegory in the English language, and that is, the "Pilgrim's Progress in Parables, pictures, and analogies are not so easy as some think; most men can understand them, but few can create them. Happy for us who are ministers of Christ, we have no great trouble about this matter; we have not to make parables; they are made for us. I believe that Old Testament history has for one of its designs the furnishing
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 5: 1859

Spiritual Hunger Shall be Satisfied
They shall be filled. Matthew 5:6 I proceed now to the second part of the text. A promise annexed. They shall be filled'. A Christian fighting with sin is not like one that beats the air' (1 Corinthians 9:26), and his hungering after righteousness is not like one that sucks in only air, Blessed are they that hunger, for they shall be filled.' Those that hunger after righteousness shall be filled. God never bids us seek him in vain' (Isaiah 45:19). Here is an honeycomb dropping into the mouths of
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12

Cross References
Genesis 42:28
"My silver has been returned," he said to his brothers. "Here it is in my sack." Their hearts sank and they turned to each other trembling and said, "What is this that God has done to us?"

Genesis 42:30
"The man who is lord over the land spoke harshly to us and treated us as though we were spying on the land.

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