GENESIS 45:15

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Moreover he kissed all his brethren, and wept upon them: and after that his brethren talked with him.”

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Genesis 45:15 Translation & Meaning

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Moreover he kissed וַיְנַשֵּׁ֥ק To kiss, literally or figuratively (touch) Moreover kissed
all לְכָל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
his brethren, אֶחָ֖יו A brother (used in the widest sense of literal relationship and metaphorical affinity or resemblance [like H0001]) brethren
and wept וַיֵּ֣בְךְּ To weep; generally to bemoan wept
upon עֲלֵהֶ֑ם Above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications upon
them: and after וְאַ֣חֲרֵי Properly, the hind part; generally used as an adverb or conjunction, after (in various senses) them and after
that כֵ֔ן Properly, set upright; hence (figuratively as adjective) just; but usually (as adverb or conjunction) rightly or so (in various applications to manner, time and relation; often with other particles) that
his brethren אֶחָ֖יו A brother (used in the widest sense of literal relationship and metaphorical affinity or resemblance [like H0001]) brethren
talked דִּבְּר֥וּ Perhaps properly, to arrange; but used figuratively (of words), to speak; rarely (in a destructive sense) to subdue talked
with אִתּֽוֹ׃ Properly, nearness (used only as a preposition or an adverb), near; hence, generally, with, by, at, among, etc with
him. אִתּֽוֹ׃ Properly, nearness (used only as a preposition or an adverb), near; hence, generally, with, by, at, among, etc him

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  • 13  And ye shall tell my father of all my glory in Egypt, and of all that ye have seen; and ye shall haste and bring down my father hither.

  • 14  And he fell upon his brother Benjamin's neck, and wept; and Benjamin wept upon his neck.

  • 15  Moreover he kissed all his brethren, and wept upon them: and after that his brethren talked with him.

  • 16  And the fame thereof was heard in Pharaoh's house, saying, Joseph's brethren are come: and it pleased Pharaoh well, and his servants.

  • 17  And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, Say unto thy brethren, This do ye; lade your beasts, and go, get you unto the land of Canaan;




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