New Living Translation
But Joseph replied, "Don't be afraid of me. Am I God, that I can punish you?
King James Bible
And Joseph said unto them, Fear not: for am I in the place of God?
Darby Bible Translation
And Joseph said to them, Fear not: am I then in the place of God?
World English Bible
Joseph said to them, "Don't be afraid, for am I in the place of God?
Young's Literal Translation
And Joseph saith unto them, 'Fear not, for am I in the place of God?
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
50:19 Am I in the place of God? - He in his great humility thought they shewed him too much respect, and faith to them in effect, as Peter to Cornelius, Stand up, I myself also am a man. Make your peace with God, and then you will find it an easy matter to make your peace with me.
Then his brothers came and threw themselves down before Joseph. "Look, we are your slaves!" they said.
You intended to harm me, but God intended it all for good. He brought me to this position so I could save the lives of many people.
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