haYashar Jasher 53
:And the sons of Ya'aqov (3290) rose up and took Bin'yamin (1144) and the whole of the presents, and they went and came to Mits'rayim (4714) and they stood before Yoseph (3130).
:And Yoseph (3130) beheld his brother Bin'yamin (1144) with them and he Salu (5543)ted them, and these men came to house of Yoseph (3130).
:And Yoseph (3130) commanded the superintendent of his house to give to his brethren to eat, and he did so unto them.
:And at noon time Yoseph (3130) sent for the men to come before him with Bin'yamin (1144), and the men told the superintendent of house of Yoseph (3130) concerning the silver that was returned in their sacks, and he said unto them, It will be well with you, fear not, and he brought their brother Shim'on (8095) unto them.
:And Shim'on (8095) said unto his brethren, the lord of Mits'rayim (4714) has acted very kindly unto me, he did not keep me bound, as you saw with your eyes, for when you went out from the city he let me free and dealt kindly with me in his house.
:And Y'hudah (3063) took Bin'yamin (1144) by the hand, and they came before Yoseph (3130), and they bowed down to him to the ground.
:And the men gave the present unto Yoseph (3130) and they all sat before him, and Yoseph (3130) said unto them, Is it well with you, is it well with your children, is it well with your aged father? and they said, It is well, and Y'hudah (3063) took the record which Ya'aqov (3290) had sent and gave it into the hand of Yoseph (3130).
:And Yoseph (3130) read the letter and knew his father's writing, and he wished to weep and he went into an inner room and he wept a great weeping; and he went out.
:And he lifted up his eyes and beheld his brother Bin'yamin (1144), and he said, Is this your brother of whom you spoke unto me? And Bin'yamin (1144) approached Yoseph (3130), and Yoseph (3130) placed his hand upon his head and he said unto him, May Elohim (430) be gracious unto thee my son.
:And when Yoseph (3130) saw his brother, the son of his mother, he again wished to weep, and he entered the chamber, and he wept there, and he washed his face, and went out and refrained from weeping, and he said, Prepare food.
:And Yoseph (3130) had a cup from which he drank, and it was of silver beautifully inlaid with onyx stones and bdellium, and Yoseph (3130) struck the cup in the sight of his brethren whilst they were sitting to eat with him.
:And Yoseph (3130) said unto the men, I know by this cup that R'uven (7205) the first born, Shim'on (8095) and Levi (3878) and Y'hudah (3063), Yisaskhar (3485) and Z'vulun (2074) are children from one mother, seat yourselves to eat according to your births.
:And he also placed the others according to their births, and he said, I know that this your youngest brother has no brother, and I, like him, have no brother, he shall therefore sit down to eat with me.
:And Bin'yamin (1144) went up before Yoseph (3130) and sat upon the throne, and the men beheld the acts of Yoseph (3130), and they were astonished at them; and the men ate and drank at that time with Yoseph (3130), and he then gave presents unto them, and Yoseph (3130) gave one gift unto Bin'yamin (1144), and M'nasheh (4519) and Ephrayim (669) saw the acts of their father, and they also gave presents unto him, and Os'nat (621) gave him one present, and they were five presents in the hand of Bin'yamin (1144).
:And Yoseph (3130) brought them out wine to drink, and they would not drink, and they said, From the day on which Yoseph (3130) was lost we have not drunk wine, nor eaten any delicacies.
:And Yoseph (3130) swore unto them, and he pressed them hard, and they drank plentifully with him on that day, and Yoseph (3130) afterward turned to his brother Bin'yamin (1144) to speak with him, and Bin'yamin (1144) was still sitting upon the throne before Yoseph (3130).
:And Yoseph (3130) said unto him, Hast thou begotten any children? and he said, Thy servant has ten sons, and these are their names, Bela (1106), Bekher (1071), Ash'bel (788), Gera (1617), Na'aman (5283), Echi (278), Rosh (7220), Mupim (4649), Chupim (2650), and Or'd (714), and I called their names after my brother whom I have not seen.
:And he ordered them to bring before him his map of the stars, whereby Yoseph (3130) knew all the times, and Yoseph (3130) said unto Bin'yamin (1144), I have heard that the Hebrews are acquainted with all wisdom, dost thou know anything of this?
:And Bin'yamin (1144) said, Thy servant is knowing also in all the wisdom which my father taught me, and Yoseph (3130) said unto Bin'yamin (1144), Look now at this instrument and understand where thy brother Yoseph (3130) is in Mits'rayim (4714), who you said went down to Mits'rayim (4714).
:And Bin'yamin (1144) beheld that instrument with the map of the stars of heaven, and he was wise and looked therein to know where his brother was, and Bin'yamin (1144) divided the whole land of Mits'rayim (4714) into four divisions, and he found that he who was sitting upon the throne before him was his brother Yoseph (3130), and Bin'yamin (1144) wondered greatly, and when Yoseph (3130) saw that his brother Bin'yamin (1144) was so much astonished, he said unto Bin'yamin (1144), What hast thou seen, and why art thou astonished?
:And Bin'yamin (1144) said unto Yoseph (3130), I can see by this that Yoseph (3130) my brother sitteth here with me upon the throne, and Yoseph (3130) said unto him, I am Yoseph (3130) thy brother, reveal not this thing unto thy brethren; behold I will send thee with them when they go away, and I will command them to be brought back again into the city, and I will take thee away from them.
:And if they dare their lives and fight for thee, then shall I know that they have repented of what they did unto me, and I will make myself known to them, and if they forsake thee when I take thee, then shalt thou remain with me, and I will wrangle with them, and they shall go away, and I will not become known to them.
:At that time Yoseph (3130) commanded his officer to fill their sacks with food, and to put each man's money into his sack, and to put the cup in the sack of Bin'yamin (1144), and to give them provision for the road, and they did so unto them.
:And on the next day the men rose up early in the morning, and they loaded their asses with their corn, and they went forth with Bin'yamin (1144), and they went to the land of K'na'an (3667) with their brother Bin'yamin (1144).
:They had not gone far from Mits'rayim (4714) when Yoseph (3130) commanded him that was set over his house, saying, Rise, pursue these men before they get too far from Mits'rayim (4714), and say unto them, Why have you stolen my master's cup?
:And Yoseph (3130) officer rose up and he reached them, and he spoke unto them all the words of Yoseph (3130); and when they heard this thing they became exceedingly wroth, and they said, He with whom thy master's cup shall be found shall die, and we will also become slaves.
:And they hastened and each man brought down his sack from his ass, and they looked in their bags and the cup was found in Bin'yamin (1144)'s bag, and they all tore their garments and they returned to the city, and they smote Bin'yamin (1144) in the road, continually smiting him until he came into the city, and they stood before Yoseph (3130).
:And Y'hudah (3063)'s anger was kindled, and he said, This man has only brought me back to destroy Mits'rayim (4714) this day.
:And the men came to house of Yoseph (3130), and they found Yoseph (3130) sitting upon his throne, and all the mighty men standing at his right and left.
:And Yoseph (3130) said unto them, What is this act that you have done, that you took away my silver cup and went away? but I know that you took my cup in order to know thereby in what part of the land your brother was.
:And Y'hudah (3063) said, What shall we say to our lord, what shall we speak and how shall we justify ourselves, Elohim (430) has this day found the iniquity of all thy servants, therefore has he done this thing to us this day.
:And Yoseph (3130) rose up and caught hold of Bin'yamin (1144) and took him from his brethren with violence, and he came to the house and locked the door at them, and Yoseph (3130) commanded him that was set over his house that he should say unto them, Thus saith the king, Go in peace to your father, behold I have taken the man in whose hand my cup was found.
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