Now therefore be not grieved, nor angry with yourselves, that you sold me here: for God did send me before you to preserve life.
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George Leo Haydock
Hard. Hebrew, "Be not indignant in your eyes. "Perhaps he was afraid, lest they should begin to accuse one another, as the authors of the deed, and thus disturb the harmony of this reconciliation. He perfectly understands the conduct of divine Providence, which can draw good out of evil, and cause even the malice of men to co-operate in the execution of his designs. (Calmet)
God did not sanction or will this malice, as Calvin, impiously assert. (Tirinus)