clear ourselves concerning the cup? We cannot acknowledge
ourselves guilty, for we know ourselves to be innocent
in all these matters. Yet we cannot avow ourselves innocent,
because God hath found out the iniquity of thy servants,
like a creditor that goes about and tries to collect a
debt owing to him.[263] Two brothers take care not to enter
a house of mirth and festivity together, that they be not
exposed to the evil eye, but we all were caught together in
one place, by reason of the sin which we committed in

Joseph: "But if your punishment is for selling Joseph,
why should this brother of yours suffer, the youngest, he
that had no part in your crime.

Chapters | Home |
Previous | Next page 252