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I hear that there is grain in Egypt; go there and buy some to keep us from starving to death."
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I have heard that wheat is sold in Egypt: Go ye down, and buy us necessaries, that we may live, and not be consumed with want.
Genesis 43:2,4 And when they had eaten up all the corn, which they had brought out of Egypt, Jacob said to his sons: Go again, and buy us a little food. . . .
Genesis 45:9 Make haste, and go ye up to my father, and say to him: Thus saith thy son Joseph: God hath made me lord of the whole land of Egypt; come down to me, linger not.
Genesis 43:8 And Juda said to his father: Send the boy with me, that we may set forward, and may live: lest both we and our children perish.
Psalm 118:17 I shall not die, but live: and shall declare the works of the Lord.
Isaiah 38:1 In those days Ezechias was sick even to death, and Isaiah the son of Amos the prophet cane unto him, and said to him: Thus saith the Lord: Take order with thy house, for thou shalt die, and not live.
Matthew 4:4 Who answered and said: It is written, Not in bread alone doth man live, but in every word that proceedeth from the mouth of God.
ContextJoseph's Brothers Sent to Egypt
1And Jacob hearing that food was sold in Egypt, said to his sons: Why are ye careless? 2I have heard that wheat is sold in Egypt: Go ye down, and buy us necessaries, that we may live, and not be consumed with want.3So the ten brethren of Joseph went down, to buy corn in Egypt:…
But when Jacob had heard that there was corn in Egypt, he sent our fathers first.
So the ten brethren of Joseph went down, to buy corn in Egypt:
And Juda said to his father: Send the boy with me, that we may set forward, and may live: lest both we and our children perish.
Behold the eyes of the Lord are on them that fear him: and on them that hope in his mercy.
To deliver their souls from death; and feed them in famine.
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