Genesis 45:15
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New International Version
And he kissed all his brothers and wept over them. Afterward his brothers talked with him.

King James Bible
Moreover he kissed all his brethren, and wept upon them: and after that his brethren talked with him.

Darby Bible Translation
And he kissed all his brethren, and wept upon them; and after that his brethren talked with him.

World English Bible
He kissed all his brothers, and wept on them. After that his brothers talked with him.

Young's Literal Translation
and he kisseth all his brethren, and weepeth over them; and afterwards have his brethren spoken with him.

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Clarke'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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Genesis 45:2 And he wept aloud: and the Egyptians and the house of Pharaoh heard.

Genesis 29:11,13 And Jacob kissed Rachel, and lifted up his voice, and wept...

Genesis 33:4 And Esau ran to meet him, and embraced him, and fell on his neck, and kissed him: and they wept.

Exodus 4:27 And the LORD said to Aaron, Go into the wilderness to meet Moses. And he went, and met him in the mount of God, and kissed him.

Ruth 1:9,14 The LORD grant you that you may find rest, each of you in the house of her husband. Then she kissed them...

1 Samuel 10:1 Then Samuel took a vial of oil, and poured it on his head, and kissed him, and said...

1 Samuel 20:41 And as soon as the lad was gone, David arose out of a place toward the south, and fell on his face to the ground...

2 Samuel 14:33 So Joab came to the king, and told him: and when he had called for Absalom, he came to the king...

Luke 15:20 And he arose, and came to his father. But when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him, and had compassion, and ran...

Acts 20:37 And they all wept sore, and fell on Paul's neck, and kissed him,


Psalm 77:4 You hold my eyes waking: I am so troubled that I cannot speak.

"And God has thus sent me before you to prepare for you a permanence on the earth and to save your lives by a great deliverance."--Genesis xlv., v. 7. In a time of effort, suffering and grief such as this country has never before known, it is well that we should have frequent occasions for a review of the position in which we stand for a strengthening of our sinews to continue the struggle in the spirit of the high and noble resolve which induced our participation in it. This week-end will be a
B. N. Michelson—No. 4, Intersession

Gifts Received for the Rebellious
Thou hast ascended on high, thou hast led captivity captive: Thou hast received gifts for men; yea, for the rebellious also, that the LORD God might dwell among them. W hen Joseph exchanged a prison for the chief honour and government of Egypt, the advantage of his exaltation was felt by those who little deserved it (Genesis 45:4, 5) . His brethren hated him, and had conspired to kill him. And though he was preserved from death, they were permitted to sell him for a bond-servant. He owed his servitude,
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 2

Cross References
Genesis 33:4
But Esau ran to meet Jacob and embraced him; he threw his arms around his neck and kissed him. And they wept.

Genesis 42:24
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.

Genesis 45:2
And he wept so loudly that the Egyptians heard him, and Pharaoh's household heard about it.

Genesis 45:14
Then he threw his arms around his brother Benjamin and wept, and Benjamin embraced him, weeping.

Genesis 45:16
When the news reached Pharaoh's palace that Joseph's brothers had come, Pharaoh and all his officials were pleased.

Genesis 46:29
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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