God sent me ahead of you to establish you as a remnant within the land and to keep you alive by a great deliverance.[a] Therefore it was not you who sent me here, but God. He has made me a father to Pharaoh, lord of his entire household, and ruler over all the land of Egypt.

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  1. Genesis 45:7 Or keep alive for you many survivors

20 You planned evil against me; God planned it for good to bring about the present result—the survival of many people.(A)

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17 He had sent a man ahead of them—
Joseph, who was sold as a slave.(A)

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