Joseph continued to speak to his brethren: "Let us suppose
you should discover your brother serving as a slave,
and his master should demand a high sum for his ransom,
would you pay it?"

The brethren: "Yes!"

Joseph: "But suppose his master should refuse to surrender
him for any price in the world, what would you do?"

The brethren: "If he yields not our brother to us, we
will kill the master, and carry off our brother."

Joseph: "Now see how true my words were, that ye are
spies. By your own admission ye have come to slay the inhabitants

 
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