Genesis 45:5 Commentary - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphicsbe not grieved, &c. Compare Act 3:17.
nor angry, &c. Hebrew "let not anger kindle in your eyes". Figure of speech Prosopopoeia.
God did send. So, Gen 45:7; Gen 50:20. Psa 105:17. Hebrew. Elohim. App-4.
preserve life. i.e. to preserve you a posterity in the earth (Gen 45:7), and hence, to ensure the birth of the true Joseph, and all who have life eternal in Him.
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Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics
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Ethelbert William Bullinger AKC (1837 – 1913) was an Anglican clergyman, biblical scholar, and ultradispensationalist theologian.