Bible: Genesis 42:29-34

42:29 They returned to their father Jacob in the land of Canaan and told him all the things that had happened to them, saying, 42:30 The man, the lord of the land, spoke harshly to us and treated us 1  as if we were 2  spying on the land. 42:31 But we said to him, ‘We are honest men; we are not spies! 42:32 We are from a family of twelve brothers; we are the sons of one father. 3  One is no longer alive, 4  and the youngest is with our father at this time 5  in the land of Canaan.’

42:33Then the man, the lord of the land, said to us, ‘This is how I will find out if you are honest men. Leave one of your brothers with me, and take grain 6  for your hungry households and go. 42:34 But bring your youngest brother back to me so I will know 7  that you are honest men and not spies. 8  Then I will give your brother back to you and you may move about freely in the land.’ 9 

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