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And Jacob their father said to them, Me have you bereaved of my children: Joseph is not, and Simeon is not…
In a fit of dejection Dean Hook once wrote: "My life has been a failure. I have done many things tolerably; but nothing well. As a parish priest, as a preacher, and now as a writer, I am quite aware that I have failed, and the more so because my friends contradict the assertion."
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Parallel VersesKJV: And Jacob their father said unto them, Me have ye bereaved of my children: Joseph is not, and Simeon is not, and ye will take Benjamin away: all these things are against me.