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Genesis 47:2

And he took some of his brothers, even five men, and presented them unto Pharaoh.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
The last. Extremos. Some interpret this word of the chiefest, and most sightly: but Joseph seems rather to have chosen out such as had the meanest appearance, that Pharao might not think of employing them at court, with danger of their morals and religion; (Challoner) or in the army, where they might be distracted with many cares, and be too much separated from one another. (Haydock) He took such of his brethren as came first at hand. (Vatable)

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. - 2 Peter 1:20

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