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Now do not be grieved or angry
with yourselves, because you sold me here, for God sent me before you to preserve life.
As for you,
you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good in order to bring about this present result, to preserve many people alive.
Come and let us sell him to the Ishmaelites and not lay our hands on him, for he is our brother, our own flesh.” And his brothers listened to him.
Now Joseph had been taken down to Egypt; and Potiphar, an Egyptian officer of Pharaoh, the captain of the bodyguard, bought him
from the Ishmaelites, who had taken him down there.
Then Joseph said to his brothers, “Please come
closer to me.” And they came closer. And he said, “I am your brother Joseph, whom you sold into Egypt.
became jealous of Joseph and sold him into Egypt. Yet God was with him,
But during the night
an angel of the Lord opened the gates of the prison, and taking them out he said,