Genesis 42:19
If you are honest, leave one of your brothers in custody while the rest of you go and take back grain to relieve the hunger of your households.
Cross References
Genesis 42:11
We are all sons of one man. Your servants are honest men, not spies."

Genesis 42:18
and on the third day he said to them, "I fear God. So do this and you will live:

Genesis 42:20
Then bring your youngest brother to me so that your words can be verified, that you may not die." And to this they consented.

Genesis 42:33
Then the man who is lord of the land said to us, 'This is how I will know whether you are honest: Leave one brother with me, take food to relieve the hunger of your households, and go.

Treasury of Scripture
If you be true men, let one of your brothers be bound in the house of your prison: go you, carry corn for the famine of your houses:


Genesis 40:3
And he put them in ward in the house of the captain of the guard, into the prison, the place where Joseph was bound.

Isaiah 42:7,22
To open the blind eyes, to bring out the prisoners from the prison, and them that sit in darkness out of the prison house…

Jeremiah 37:15
Wherefore the princes were wroth with Jeremiah, and smote him, and put him in prison in the house of Jonathan the scribe: for they had made that the prison.

carry corn.

Genesis 42:1,2,26
Now when Jacob saw that there was corn in Egypt, Jacob said unto his sons, Why do ye look one upon another? …

Genesis 41:56
And the famine was over all the face of the earth: And Joseph opened all the storehouses, and sold unto the Egyptians; and the famine waxed sore in the land of Egypt.

Genesis 43:1,2
And the famine was sore in the land…


Genesis 42:18
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