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your cattle, if money fail.
GEN 47:17 And they brought their cattle unto Joseph: and Joseph gave
them bread in exchange for horses, and for the flocks, and for the
cattle of the herds, and for the asses: and he fed them with bread for
all their cattle for that year.
GEN 47:18 When that year was ended, they came unto him the second year,
and said unto him, We will not hide it from my lord, how that our money
is spent; my lord also hath our herds of cattle; there is not ought left
in the sight of my lord, but our bodies, and our lands:
GEN 47:19 Wherefore shall we die before thine eyes, both we and our
land? buy us and our land for bread, and we and our land will be
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