upon thee to support us." After these introductory words,
they offered him the money they had found in their sacks.
The steward reassured them concerning the money, saying,
"However it may be, whether for the sake of your own
merits, or for the sake of the merits of your fathers, God
hath caused you to find a treasure, for the money ye paid for
the corn came into my hand." Then he brought Simon out
to them. Their brother looked like a leather bottle, so fat
and rotund had he grown during his sojourn in Egypt.[240]
He told his brethren what kind treatment had been accorded
unto him. The very moment they left the city he had been
released from prison, and thereafter he had been entertained
with splendor in the house of the ruler of Egypt.

When Joseph made his appearance, Judah took Benjamin

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