Genesis 42:20
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New Living Translation
But you must bring your youngest brother back to me. This will prove that you are telling the truth, and you will not die." To this they agreed.

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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Genesis 42:20 Parallel Commentaries
The Old Testament opens very impressively. In measured and dignified language it introduces the story of Israel's origin and settlement upon the land of Canaan (Gen.--Josh.) by the story of creation, i.-ii. 4a, and thus suggests, at the very beginning, the far-reaching purpose and the world-wide significance of the people and religion of Israel. The narrative has not travelled far till it becomes apparent that its dominant interests are to be religious and moral; for, after a pictorial sketch of
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

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Genesis 42:19
If you really are honest men, choose one of your brothers to remain in prison. The rest of you may go home with grain for your starving families.

Genesis 42:33
"Then the man who is governor of the land told us, 'This is how I will find out if you are honest men. Leave one of your brothers here with me, and take grain for your starving families and go on home.

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

Genesis 43:5
But if you don't let Benjamin go, we won't go either. Remember, the man said, 'You won't see my face again unless your brother is with you.'"

Genesis 44:21
"And you said to us, 'Bring him here so I can see him with my own eyes.'

Genesis 44:23
But you told us, 'Unless your youngest brother comes with you, you will never see my face again.'

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