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Genesis 42:23-25 International Standard Version (ISV)

23 Meanwhile, they had no idea that Joseph could understand them, since he was talking to them through an interpreter. 24 He turned away from them and began to weep.

Joseph Arrests Simeon

When he returned, he spoke with them, but then he took Simeon away from them and had him placed under arrest[a] right in front of them. 25 After this, Joseph gave orders to fill up their sacks with grain, to return each man’s money to his own sack, and to supply each of them with provisions for their return journey. All of this was done for them.

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  1. Genesis 42:24 Lit. him bound
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Genesis 42:23-25 New International Version (NIV)

23 They did not realize that Joseph could understand them, since he was using an interpreter.

24 He turned away from them and began to weep, but then came back and spoke to them again. He had Simeon taken from them and bound before their eyes.

25 Joseph gave orders to fill their bags with grain, to put each man’s silver back in his sack, and to give them provisions for their journey. After this was done for them,

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