Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And told him, saying, Joseph is yet alive, and he is governor over all the land of Egypt. And Jacob's heart fainted, for he believed them not.
and saying, "The Lord has really risen, and has appeared to Simon!"
And he is
So now, it is not you who sent me here, but God. He has made me an adviser to Pharaoh, lord over all his household, and ruler over all the land of Egypt.
He put him in charge of his palace, and made him manager of all his property,
All his sons and daughters stood by him to console him, but he refused to be consoled. "No," he said, "I will go to the grave mourning my son." So Joseph's father wept for him.
Their father Jacob said to them, "You are making me childless! Joseph is gone. Simeon is gone. And now you want to take Benjamin! Everything is against me."
The first disappeared and I said, "He has surely been torn to pieces." I have not seen him since.
When my life was ebbing away, I called out to the Lord, and my prayer came to your holy temple.
If I summoned him, and he answered me, I would not believe that he would be listening to my voice --
If I smiled at them, they hardly believed it; and they did not cause the light of my face to darken.
A song of ascents. When the Lord restored the well-being of Zion, we thought we were dreaming.
But these words seemed like pure nonsense to them, and they did not believe them.