The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
GEN 44:19 My lord asked his servants, saying, Have ye a father, or a
GEN 44:20 And we said unto my lord, We have a father, an old man, and a
child of his old age, a little one; and his brother is dead, and he
alone is left of his mother, and his father loveth him.
GEN 44:21 And thou saidst unto thy servants, Bring him down unto me,
that I may set mine eyes upon him.
GEN 44:22 And we said unto my lord, The lad cannot leave his father:
for if he should leave his father, his father would die.
GEN 44:23 And thou saidst unto thy servants, Except your youngest
brother come down with you, ye shall see my face no more.
King James Bible