And he said, Now also let it be according unto your words: he with whom it is found shall be my servant; and you shall be blameless.
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George Leo Haydock
Sentence. It is but just; yet I shall only insist on the detention of the culprit. (Calmet)
Joseph wished to see whether the marks of attention, which he had shown to Benjamin, would have excited the envy of his brethren (Menochius); and whether they would be concerned for him: thus he would discover their present dispositions. He might wish also to keep his younger brother out of danger, in case they were inclined to persecute him. (Haydock)