you are to tell him, "Your servants have been taking care of livestock since we were youths. We and our ancestors have taken care of livestock.' That way, you'll be able to live in the Goshen territory, since shepherds are detestable to the Egyptians."
So enjoy yourself in your youth, young man, and be encouraged during your younger days. Live as you like, consistent with your world view, but keep in mind that God will bring you to account for everything.
In response, Nun's son Joshua, Moses' attendant and one of his choice men, exclaimed, "My master Moses! Stop them!"
1 Samuel 12:2
Now here is the king walking before you, while I'm old and gray, and my sons are with you. I've walked before you from my youth until this day.
1 Samuel 17:33
Saul told David, "You can't go against this Philistine and fight him. You are only a young man, but he has been a warrior since his youth."
"He will say, "I am no mere prophet. A servant of mankind am I, because a man dedicated to this have I been from my youth.'