New International Version
Then he threw his arms around his brother Benjamin and wept, and Benjamin embraced him, weeping.
King James Bible
And he fell upon his brother Benjamin's neck, and wept; and Benjamin wept upon his neck.
Darby Bible Translation
And he fell on his brother Benjamin's neck, and wept; and Benjamin wept on his neck.
World English Bible
He fell on his brother Benjamin's neck, and wept, and Benjamin wept on his neck.
Young's Literal Translation
And he falleth on the neck of Benjamin his brother, and weepeth, and Benjamin hath wept on his neck;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He fell upon his brother Benjamin's neck - Among the Asiatics kissing the beard, the neck, and the shoulders, is in use to the present day; and probably falling on the neck signifies no more than kissing the neck or shoulders, with the arms around.
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So he got up and went to his father. "But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and was filled with compassion for him; he ran to his son, threw his arms around him and kissed him.
But Esau ran to meet Jacob and embraced him; he threw his arms around his neck and kissed him. And they wept.
He turned away from them and began to weep, but then came back and spoke to them again. He had Simeon taken from them and bound before their eyes.
Deeply moved at the sight of his brother, Joseph hurried out and looked for a place to weep. He went into his private room and wept there.
And he wept so loudly that the Egyptians heard him, and Pharaoh's household heard about it.
And he kissed all his brothers and wept over them. Afterward his brothers talked with him.
Joseph had his chariot made ready and went to Goshen to meet his father Israel. As soon as Joseph appeared before him, he threw his arms around his father and wept for a long time.
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