Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Hereby, shall ye be proved, - By the life of Pharaoh, ye shall not go forth from hence, save only by the coming in of your youngest brother hither.
So they set on for him - by himself, and for them - by themselves, - and for the Egyptians that were eating with him - by themselves, for the Egyptians might not eat, bread, with the Hebrews for an abomination, had that been to Egyptians.
So then, thou shalt remember all the way in which Yahweh thy God caused thee to journey these forty years in the desert, - that he might humble time to put thee to the proof to know what was in thy heart, - whether thou wouldest keep his commandments or not.
thou shalt not hearken unto the words of that prophet, or unto that dreamer of dreams, - for Yahweh your God, is putting you to the proof, to know whether ye do love Yahweh your God, with all your heart and with all your soul.
Lo! I, send you forth as sheep amidst wolves; become ye therefore - prudent, as serpents, and simple, as doves.
2 Corinthians 8:8
Not by way of injunction, do I speak, but through, others', earnestness, and, the genuineness of your own love, putting to the test.