He was bound and taken to prison before the eyes of the
other brethren of Joseph, but as soon as they were out of
sight, Joseph ordered good fare to be set before him, and
he treated him with great kindness.[220]

Joseph permitted his nine other brethren to depart, carrying
corn with them in abundance, but he impressed upon
them that they must surely return and bring their youngest
brother with them. On the way, Levi, who felt lonely without
his constant companion Simon, opened his sack, and he
espied the money he had paid for the corn. They all
trembled, and their hearts failed them, and they said,
"Where, then, is the lovingkindness of God toward our
fathers Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, seeing that He hath delivered
us into the hands of the Egyptian king, that he may

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