King James Bible Adam Clarke Bible Commentary Martin Luther's Writings Wesley's Sermons and Commentary Neurosemantics Audio / Video Bible Evolution Cruncher Creation Science Vincent New Testament Word Studies KJV Audio Bible Family videogames Christian author Godrules.NET Main Page Add to Favorites Godrules.NET Main Page




Bad Advertisement?

Are you a Christian?

Online Store:
  • Visit Our Store

  • Treasury of Scripture Knowledge -
    GENESIS 44

    << Genesis 43 - Genesis 45 >> - HELP - FACEBOOK - GR FORUMS - GODRULES ON YOUTUBE      


    1 Joseph's policy to stay his brethren. 6 The cup is found in Benjamin's sack. 14 They are brought before Joseph. 18 Judah's humble supplication to Joseph. VERSE 1 - the steward. Heb. him that was over his house. * Ge 24:2; 43:16,19 - Fill the. * Ge 42:25; 43:2 Isa 3:1 VERSE 2 * Ge 42:15,16,20; 43:32 De 8:2,16; 13:3 Mt 10:16 2Co 8:8 VERSE 3 VERSE 4 - Up. * De 2:16 - Wherefore. * 1Sa 24:17 2Ch 20:11 Ps 35:12; 109:5 Pr 17:13 Joh 10:32 VERSE 5 - divineth. or, maketh trial. * :15 *marg: * Ge 30:27 Le 19:26 1Ki 20:33 2Ki 21:6 In the East, there is an ancient tradition, that there was a Cup which possessed the strange property of representing in it the whole world, and all the things which were then doing. The cup is called {Jami Jemsheed,} "the cup of Jemsheed," a very ancient king of Persia; and they say that it was discovered, filled with the elixir of immortality, when digging to lay the foundations of Persepolis. The Persian poets are full of allusions to this cup, which they style {Jem jehan nima,} the cup shewing the universe; and to it they ascribe all the prosperity of their ancient monarchs. Many of the Mahometan princes and governors affect still to have information by means of a cup. Now, though it cannot be admitted that Joseph practised divination, yet, according to the superstition of those times, supernatural influence might be attributed to HIS CUP. VERSE 6 * :6 VERSE 7 * Ge 34:25-31; 35:22; 37:18-32; 38:16-18 Jos 22:22-29 2Sa 20:20 * 2Ki 8:13 Pr 22:1 Ec 7:1 Heb 13:18 VERSE 8 - the money. * Ge 42:21,27,35; 43:12,21,22 - how then. See on ver. * :7 Ex 20:15 De 5:19 Mt 19:18 Ro 13:9 Jas 2:10,11 VERSE 9 - both. * Ge 31:32 Job 31:38-40 Ps 7:3-5 Ac 25:11 - and we. * Ge 43:18 VERSE 10 - he with whom. * :17,33 Ex 22:3 Mt 18:24,25 VERSE 11 VERSE 12 - began. * Ge 43:33 - and the cup. * :26-32; 42:36-38; 43:14 VERSE 13 * Ge 37:29-34 Nu 14:6 2Sa 1:2,11; 13:19 VERSE 14 - he was yet. * Ge 43:16,25 - fell. * Ge 37:7-9; 50:18 Php 2:10,11 VERSE 15 - What. * :4,5; 3:13; 4:10 - wot ye not. * Ge 21:26; 39:8 Ex 32:1 - divine. or, make trial. * :5 VERSE 16 - Judah. * :32; 43:8,9 - What shall we say. * De 25:1 Ezr 9:10,15 Job 40:4 Pr 17:15 Isa 5:3 Da 9:7 Ac 2:37 - God hath. * Ge 37:18-28; 42:21,22 Nu 32:23 Jos 7:1,18 Jud 1:7 Pr 28:17 Mt 7:2 * Lu 12:2 - iniquity. * Ge 43:9 Isa 27:9 Da 9:7 - behold. * :9; 37:7,9 VERSE 17 - God forbid. * Ge 18:25; 42:18 2Sa 23:3 Ps 75:2 Pr 17:15 - he shall. * :10 - in peace. * Ge 26:29; 37:32,33 VERSE 18 - Oh my Lord. "No paraphrase," says Dr. A. Clarke, "can heighten the effect of Judah's address to Joseph. To add, would be to diminish its excellence; to attempt to explain, would be to obscure its beauties; to clothe the ideas in other language than that of Judah, and his translators in our Bible, would ruin its energy, and destroy its influence. It is perhaps one of the most tender, affecting pieces of natural oratory ever spoken or penned: and we need not wonder to find that, when Joseph heard it, he could not refrain himself, but wept aloud. His soul must have been insensible beyond what is common to human nature, had he not immediately yielded to a speech so delicately tender, and so powerfully impressive." - let thy. * Ge 18:30,32 2Sa 14:12 Job 33:31 Ac 2:29 - anger. * Ex 32:22 Es 1:12 Ps 79:5 - as Pharaoh. * Ge 41:40,44 Pr 19:12 Da 3:15,19-23; 5:19 Joh 5:22 VERSE 19 * Ge 42:7-10; 43:7,29 VERSE 20 - we said. Every word in this verse is simplicity and pathos itself. No man of the least sensibility can read it without great emotion. Indeed the whole speech is exquisitely beautiful, and perhaps the most complete pattern of genuine natural eloquence extant in any language. When we read this generous speech, we forgive Judah all the past, and cannot refuse to say, "Thou art he whom thy brethren shall praise." * Ge 49:8 - a child. * Ge 35:18; 37:3,19; 43:7,8; 46:21 - and his brother. * Ge 37:33-35; 42:36,38 - he alone. * :27-29 Lu 7:12 VERSE 21 - Bring. * Ge 42:15,20; 43:29 - that I may. * Jer 24:6; 40:4 Am 9:4 VERSE 22 - his father would die. * :30; 42:38 VERSE 23 * Ge 42:15-20; 43:3,5 VERSE 24 - we told him. * Ge 42:29-34 VERSE 25 * Ge 43:2,5 VERSE 26 * Ge 43:4,5 Lu 11:7 VERSE 27 * Ge 29:18-21,28; 30:22-25; 35:16-18; 46:19 VERSE 28 - the one. * Ge 37:13,14 - Surely. * Ge 37:33; 42:36,38 VERSE 29 - And if. * Ge 42:36,38; 43:14 Ps 88:3,4 - sorrow. * :31; 42:38 De 31:17 Ps 88:4 VERSE 30 - When I. * :17,31,34 - his life * 1Sa 18:1; 25:29 2Sa 18:33 VERSE 31 - when he. * 1Sa 4:17,18 2Co 7:10 1Th 4:13 - servants shall. * :29; 37:26,27,35 1Sa 22:22 - grave. * :29; 37:35 VERSE 32 * Ge 43:8,9,16 VERSE 33 - therefore. What must Benjamin have felt when he heard his brother conclude his speech by a proposal which could never have been thought of if it had not been actually made! Perhaps the annals of the whole world do not produce an instance of so heroic and disinterested affection in any mere man. - I pray thee. * Ex 32:32 Ro 5:7-10; 9:3 - instead. * Heb 7:22 1Jo 3:16 VERSE 34 - lest. * 1Sa 2:33,34 2Ch 34:28 Es 8:6 Jer 52:10,11 - come on. Heb. find. * Ex 18:8 Job 31:29 Ps 116:3; 119:143 *marg: GOTO NEXT CHAPTER - TREASURY OF SCRIPTURE KNOWLEDGE INDEX

    God Rules.NET