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" Slay my two sons, if I bring him not to thee: deliver him into my hand, and I will bring him to thee again. And he said, My son shall not go down with you; for his brother is dead, and he is left alone: if mischief befall him by the way in the which ye... "
Lessons on the Old Testament - Page 52
by Ephraim Peabody - 1852 - 151 pages
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Remains of the Late Rev. Daniel M'Allum, M.D.: With a Memoir

Daniel M'Allum - Methodist Church - 1840 - 307 pages
...Joseph is not, and Simeon is not, and ye will take Benjamin away; all these things are against me ;— then shall ye bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to the grave," Gen. iv, 30, 38. Or, if possessed of eminent talents, all enjoyment of them may be marred by the sting of...
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Parochial Sermons, Volume 5

John Henry Newman - Sermons, English - 1840
...being wounded by it. You recollect his touching complaints, " All these things are against me !'' — " Then shall ye bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to the grave." — " If I am bereaved of my children, I am bereaved." Again, elsewhere we are told, " All his sons...
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A Companion to the Book of Genesis

Samuel Hulbeart Turner - Bible - 1841 - 405 pages
...patriarch as strikingly portrays the depth of his affection for the lost Joseph and his younger brother ; " my son shall not go down with you, for his brother is dead, and he is left alone." 53 — xlii. But necessity knows no law. The famine increases ; the supply of corn is consumed ; and...
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Palestine: The Bible History of the Holy Land, Volume 1

John Kitto - Jews - 1841
...I bring him not to thee," ministered little comfort to the afflicted patriarch, who persisted — " My son shall not go down with you ; for his brother is dead, and he only remaineth : if mischief should befal him by the way in which ye go, ye will bring down my grey...
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The holy Bible, with a comm. arranged in lectures, by C. Girdlestone, Part 1

Charles Girdlestone - 1842
...affliction, will appear in the history which follows ; where he thus speaks of Rachel's children, " My son shall not go down with you ; for his brother is dead, and he is left alone ; if mischief befal him by the way in the which ye go, then shall ye bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to the...
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A Catechism on the Parables of the New Testament

John Mather Austin - Sunday schools - 1842 - 182 pages
...the grave [Hades] unto my son mourning.'' — (Gen. xxxvii. 35.) " If mischief befall him [Benjamin] by the way in which ye go, then shall ye bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to the grave," [Hades.] — (Gen. xlii. 38.) Q. What was the declaration of Job ? A. "Oh that them wouldest. hide...
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Genesis As Dialogue: A Literary, Historical, and Theological Commentary

Thomas L. Brodie - Religion - 2001 - 614 pages
...offers his own two sons as guarantee that he will bring Benjamin back. But Jacob is beyond reassurance: "My son shall not go down with you, for his brother is dead, and he alone remains," and he reverts to where he was before they went down to Egypt, to the fear that a disaster...
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Bible Explorer's Guide: How to Understand and Interpret the Bible

John Phillips - Religion - 286 pages
...Another figure of speech is synecdoche, used where a part of a thing is substituted for the whole thing: "Then shall ye bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to the grave" (Genesis 42:38). Here "gray hairs" stand for Jacob himself in his old age. Ellipsis, while not technically...
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Pathways Through the Bible: Classic Selections from the Tanakh (Third Edition)

Mortimer J. Cohen - Religion - 2002 - 527 pages
...you would take away Benjamin. These things always happen to me!" And Jacob continued, "My son must not go down with you, for his brother is dead and he alone is left. If he meets with disaster on the journey you are taking, you will send my white head...
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The Basis for the Building Work of God

Witness Lee - Religion - 2003 - 132 pages
...to be comforted and said, Surely I will go down to Sheol to my son, mourning." Then 42:38 says, "But he said, My son shall not go down with you, for his brother is dead, and he alone is left. And if harm should befall him on the way in which you go, then you will bring down my...
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