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Genesis 42 - Outline

v1-5
the famine reached Jacob's family in Canaan, so Jacob sent his sons to Egypt to buy corn... except he kept back Benjamin so nothing bad would happen to him
v6-9a
Joseph recognized his brothers and remembered his dream, but they didn't recognize him
v9b-13
Joseph got his brothers to tell him all about their family and Benjamin, by calling them spies
v14-17
Joseph's first plan to send one brother back to get Benjamin
v18-20
Joseph's second plan to send back all the brothers but one hostage
v21-24
Joseph's brothers remembered and realized that they were guilty about what they had done to him
v25-28
on their way home they discovered that Joseph had given them a sneaky refund
v29-34
the brothers retold what happened to Jacob
v35
they were afraid when they saw the refund
v36-38
Reuben begged their father to let them take Benjamin and go back, but he wouldn't let them, and he realized that they were responsible for what happened to his other sons
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