45 Then Joseph could not restrain himself before all those who stood by him, and he cried out, “Make everyone go out from me!” So no one stood with him awhile Joseph made himself known to his brothers. 2 And he bwept aloud, and the Egyptians and the house of Pharaoh heard it.
3 Then Joseph said to his brothers, c“I am Joseph; does my father still live?” But his brothers could not answer him, for they were dismayed in his presence. 4 And Joseph said to his brothers, “Please come near to me.” So they came near. Then he said: “I am Joseph your brother, dwhom you sold into Egypt. 5 But now, do not therefore be grieved or angry with yourselves because you sold me here; efor God sent me before you to preserve life. 6 For these two years the ffamine has been in the land, and there are still five years in which there will be neither plowing nor harvesting. 7 And God gsent me before you to preserve a 1posterity for you in the earth, and to save your lives by a great deliverance. 8 So now it was not you who sent me here, but hGod; and He has made me ia father to Pharaoh, and lord of all his house, and a jruler throughout all the land of Egypt.
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