Genesis 44:29 Commentary - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphicsmy gray hairs. Figure of speech Metonymy (of Adjunct). App-6. = "me, in my old age".
the grave. Hebrew. Sheol. See note on Gen 37:35, and App-35. The whole phrase is a Euphemism (App-6) for "ye will kill me"; so Gen 44:31, "he will die".
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