and told him, saying, Joseph is yet alive, and he is lord over all the land of Egypt. And his heart fainted, for he did not believe them.
And all his sons and all his daughters rose up to comfort him, but he refused to be comforted, and he said, For I will go down into the grave unto my son mourning. Thus his father wept for him.
and the one went out from me, and I said, Surely he is torn in pieces, and I have not seen him since;
And Jacob, their father, said unto them, Ye have bereaved me of my sons: Joseph is not, and Simeon is not, and ye will take Benjamin away; all these things are upon me.
And he said, My son shall not go down with you; for his brother is dead, and he alone is left; if some disaster should befall him by the way in which ye go, then shall ye bring my gray hairs with sorrow down to Sheol.
So now it was not you that sent me here, but God; and he has made me as a father to Pharaoh and lord of all his house and a ruler throughout all the land of Egypt.
Who if I were to invoke him, and he answered me; yet I would not believe that he had hearkened unto my voice.
If I laughed at them, they did not believe it; and they did not cast down the light of my countenance.
When the LORD shall turn again the captivity of Zion, we shall be like those that dream.
When my soul fainted within me, I remembered the LORD, and my prayer entered in unto thee in thy holy temple.
And as they were not believing him yet for joy and wondering, he said unto them, Have ye here any food?