had kept quiet up to that moment, fell into a rage, and
stamped on the ground with their feet until it looked as
though deep furrows had been torn in it by a ploughshare.[275]
And Judah addressed his brethren, "Be brave, demean yourselves
as men, and let each one of you show his heroism, for
the circumstances demand that we do our best."

Then they resolved to destroy Mizraim, the city of Egypt,
and Judah said, "I will raise my voice, and with it destroy

Reuben: "I will raise my arm, and crush it out of

Simon: "I will raise my hand, and lay waste its palaces."

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