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Joseph’s brothers eat at his house
Joseph and his brothers ate at his house. Benjamin’s portion was five times that of the others.
Dictionaries
Dictionary of Biblical Imagery
Five
FiveThe number five is a small round number used throughout the Bible. It is the number of fingers on one hand and therefore can stand for a handful, possessing a completeness within itself. One thinks at once of the five books of the Pentateuch and the five-discourse arrangement of material in the
A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels: Aaron–Zion
Five
Five.—Five, the half of ten, is met with in a considerable number of passages in the Gospels, in some of which it may have more than mere numerical significance. So perhaps in the 5 loaves (Mt 14:17, 19, 16:9, Mk 6:38, 41, 8:19, Lk 9:13, 16, Jn 6:9, 13), a great multitude fed by an amount of food strongly
Key passages
Ge 43:26–34

And when Joseph came into the house they brought the gift that was in their hand into the house to him, and they bowed down before him to the ground. And he greeted them and said, “Is your father well, the old man of whom you spoke? Is he still alive?” And they said, “Your servant our father …