Then Joseph could not arefrain himself before all them that stood by him; and he cried, Cause every man to go out from me. And there stood no man with him, while Joseph made himself known unto his brethren. 2 And he †wept aloud: and the Egyptians and the house of Pharaoh heard. 3 And Joseph said unto his brethren, bI am Joseph; doth my father yet live? And his brethren could not answer him; for they were ||troubled at his presence. 4 And Joseph said unto his brethren, Come near to me, I pray you. And they came near. And he said, I am Joseph your brother, whom ye sold into Egypt. 5 Now therefore be not grieved, †nor angry with yourselves, that ye sold me hither: cfor God did send me before you to preserve life. 6 For these two years hath the famine been in the land: and yet there are five years, in the which there shall neither be dearing nor harvest. 7 And God sent me before you †to preserve you a posterity in the earth, and to save your lives by a great deliverance. 8 So now it was not you that sent me hither, but God: and he hath made me a efather to Pharaoh, and lord of all his house, and a eruler throughout all the land of Egypt.
Heb. gave forth his voice in weeping. So Num. 14:1 (Heb.).
Heb. neither let there be anger in your eyes.
Heb. to put for you a remnant. 2 Sam. 14:7 (Heb.).