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20 As for you, you meant to harm me,[a] but God intended it for a good purpose, so he could preserve the lives of many people, as you can see this day.[b] 21 So now, don’t be afraid. I will provide for you and your little children.” Then he consoled them and spoke kindly to them.[c]

22 Joseph lived in Egypt, along with his father’s family.[d] Joseph lived 110 years.

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  1. Genesis 50:20 tn Heb “you devised against me evil.”
  2. Genesis 50:20 tn Heb “God devised it for good in order to do, like this day, to preserve alive a great nation.”
  3. Genesis 50:21 tn Heb “spoke to their heart.”
  4. Genesis 50:22 tn Heb “he and the house of his father.”

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