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So ten of Joseph’s brothers went down to buy grain from Egypt.
Their young grow strong, and grow up in the open; 1 they go off, and do not return to them.
People will curse 1 the one who withholds grain, 2 but they will praise 3 the one who sells it. 4
The threshing floors are full of grain; the vats overflow with fresh wine and olive oil.
The meadows are clothed with sheep, and the valleys are covered with grain. They shout joyfully, yes, they sing.
We’re eager to trade silver for the poor, 1 a pair of sandals 2 for the needy! We want to mix in some chaff with the grain!” 3
They should gather all the excess food 1 during these good years that are coming. By Pharaoh’s authority 2 they should store up grain so the cities will have food, 3 and they should preserve it. 4
Joseph stored up a vast amount of grain, like the sand of the sea, 1 until he stopped measuring it because it was impossible to measure.
Then Joseph gave orders to fill 1 their bags with grain, to return each man’s money to his sack, and to give them provisions for the journey. His orders were carried out. 2
To his father he sent the following: 1 ten donkeys loaded with the best products of Egypt and ten female donkeys loaded with grain, food, and provisions for his father’s journey.
May there be 1 an abundance 2 of grain in the earth; on the tops 3 of the mountains may it 4 sway! 5 May its 6 fruit trees 7 flourish 8 like the forests of Lebanon! 9 May its crops be as abundant as the grass of the earth!
Let the prophet who has had a dream go ahead and tell his dream. Let the person who has received my message report that message faithfully. What is like straw cannot compare to what is like grain! 1 I, the Lord, affirm it! 2
You say, “When will the new moon festival 1 be over, 2 so we can sell grain? When will the Sabbath end, 3 so we can open up the grain bins? 4 We’re eager 5 to sell less for a higher price, 6 and to cheat the buyer with rigged scales! 7
Therefore, because you make the poor pay taxes on their crops 1 and exact a grain tax from them, you will not live in the houses you built with chiseled stone, nor will you drink the wine from the fine 2 vineyards you planted. 3