Israel(A) asked, “Why did you bring this trouble(B) on me by telling the man you had another brother?”

They replied, “The man questioned us closely about ourselves and our family. ‘Is your father still living?’(C) he asked us. ‘Do you have another brother?’(D) We simply answered his questions. How were we to know he would say, ‘Bring your brother down here’?”(E)

Then Judah(F) said to Israel(G) his father, “Send the boy along with me and we will go at once, so that we and you and our children may live and not die.(H)

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