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Joseph Reveals His IdentityApproximately a year had passed since Joseph’s brothers had first arrived in Egypt. He simply had
to wait patiently until his brothers had evidenced a change of heart and mind (repentance) (v. 1-3).
Joseph urges his brothers to bring their father down to Egypt where they wo …
The Brothers Return For JacobJoseph had hinted to his brothers that vast resources were at his command. The Holy Spirit now
emphasizes their sources (vv. 16-20). Joseph made no mention to Pharaoh the guild of these men.
That was not only forgiven but forgotten. When Pharaoh heard about Joseph’s brothers all …