Bible: Genesis 42:35-38

42:35 When they were emptying their sacks, there was each man’s bag of money in his sack! When they and their father saw the bags of money, they were afraid. 42:36 Their father Jacob said to them, “You are making me childless! Joseph is gone. 1  Simeon is gone. 2  And now you want to take 3  Benjamin! Everything is against me.”

42:37 Then Reuben said to his father, “You may 4  put my two sons to death if I do not bring him back to you. Put him in my care 5  and I will bring him back to you.” 42:38 But Jacob 6  replied, “My son will not go down there with you, for his brother is dead and he alone is left. 7  If an accident happens to him on the journey you have to make, then you will bring down my gray hair 8  in sorrow to the grave.” 9 

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