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Genesis 43 - Outline

v1-2
the famine continued, and Joseph's brothers needed to go buy grain again
v3-5
Judah reminded Jacob that they couldn't return without Benjamin
v6,7
Jacob sensed that it was his sons' fault that Joseph wanting them to bring Benjamin
v8-10
Judah promised to protect Benjamin
v11-14
finally, Jacob made a plan to find favor, and was resolute to take the risk
v15-23
Joseph's brothers were afraid and tried to be diplomatic to Joseph's clerk, so he reassured them
v24-28
Joseph got ready to serve his brothers a meal, and asked them how their father was doing
v29-34
Joseph was especially nice to Benjamin
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