Genesis 45:20
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New International Version
Never mind about your belongings, because the best of all Egypt will be yours.'"

King James Bible
Also regard not your stuff; for the good of all the land of Egypt is yours.

Darby Bible Translation
And let not your eye regret your stuff; for the good of all the land of Egypt shall be yours.

World English Bible
Also, don't concern yourselves about your belongings, for the good of all of the land of Egypt is yours."

Young's Literal Translation
and your eye hath no pity on your vessels, for the good of all the land of Egypt is yours.'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Regard not your stuff - Literally, Let not your eye spare your instruments or vessels. כליכם keleychem, a general term, in which may be included household furniture, agricultural utensils, or implements of any description. They were not to delay nor encumber themselves with articles which could be readily found in Egypt, and were not worth so long a carriage.

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regard not. Heb. let not your eye spare.

Deuteronomy 7:16 And you shall consume all the people which the LORD your God shall deliver you; your eye shall have no pity on them...

Deuteronomy 19:13,21 Your eye shall not pity him, but you shall put away the guilt of innocent blood from Israel, that it may go well with you...

Isaiah 13:18 Their bows also shall dash the young men to pieces; and they shall have no pity on the fruit of the womb...

Ezekiel 7:4,9 And my eye shall not spare you, neither will I have pity: but I will recompense your ways on you...

Ezekiel 9:5 And to the others he said in my hearing, Go you after him through the city, and smite: let not your eye spare, neither have you pity:

Ezekiel 20:17 Nevertheless my eye spared them from destroying them, neither did I make an end of them in the wilderness.


Exodus 22:7 If a man shall deliver to his neighbor money or stuff to keep, and it be stolen out of the man's house; if the thief be found...

Joshua 7:11 Israel has sinned, and they have also transgressed my covenant which I commanded them: for they have even taken of the accursed thing...

1 Samuel 10:22 Therefore they inquired of the LORD further, if the man should yet come thither. And the LORD answered...

1 Samuel 25:13 And David said to his men, Gird you on every man his sword. And they girded on every man his sword; and David also girded on his sword...

1 Samuel 30:24 For who will listen to you in this matter? but as his part is that goes down to the battle...

Ezekiel 12:3,4 Therefore, you son of man, prepare you stuff for removing, and remove by day in their sight...

Matthew 24:17 Let him which is on the housetop not come down to take any thing out of his house:

Luke 17:31 In that day, he which shall be on the housetop, and his stuff in the house, let him not come down to take it away...

the good.

Genesis 45:18 And take your father and your households, and come to me: and I will give you the good of the land of Egypt...

Genesis 20:15 And Abimelech said, Behold, my land is before you: dwell where it pleases you.

Ezra 9:12 Now therefore give not your daughters to their sons, neither take their daughters to your sons...

Isaiah 1:19 If you be willing and obedient, you shall eat the good of the land:

"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 45:19
"You are also directed to tell them, 'Do this: Take some carts from Egypt for your children and your wives, and get your father and come.

Genesis 45:21
So the sons of Israel did this. Joseph gave them carts, as Pharaoh had commanded, and he also gave them provisions for their journey.

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