Joseph saw his brothers, and he recognized them, but acted like a stranger to them, and spoke roughly with them. He said to them, "Where did you come from?" They said, "From the land of Canaan to buy food."
Joseph recognized his brothers, but they didn't recognize him.
1 Samuel 28:14
He said to her, "What does he look like?" She said, "An old man comes up. He is covered with a robe." Saul perceived that it was Samuel, and he bowed with his face to the ground, and did obeisance.
1 Kings 18:7
As Obadiah was in the way, behold, Elijah met him: and he recognized him, and fell on his face, and said, "Is it you, my lord Elijah?"
1 Kings 20:41
He hurried, and took the headband away from his eyes; and the king of Israel recognized that he was of the prophets.
When the people of that place recognized him, they sent into all that surrounding region, and brought to him all who were sick,
When they had come out of the boat, immediately the people recognized him,
Their eyes were opened, and they recognized him, and he vanished out of their sight.
They related the things that happened along the way, and how he was recognized by them in the breaking of the bread.
This is the living creature that I saw under the God of Israel by the river Chebar; and I knew that they were cherubim.