Joseph tells his brothers who he is
(from Genesis chapter 45)




Joseph could not pretend any more.  He cried. 

He told them he was Joseph. 

He told them not to be afraid. 

God was with him.  God had saved his life.

God had helped him to save their lives too.

God had blessed him.  He had kept him safe.

He hugged and kissed all his brothers.

He told them to go and bring back their father.


Pharaoh and his family heard the news.

They were very pleased.

Pharaoh gave them presents to take home.

He gave them a cart to bring Jacob back in.


The brothers went home. 

They told Jacob that Joseph was alive.

He was ruler of Egypt.

At first Jacob did not believe them.

Then he saw all the presents.

He believed then that Joseph was alive.

He wanted to go and see him before he died.




By Helen M Seeley

ŠAEE. Ed.2, January 2004

This publication is written in Accessible EasyEnglish.

October 2005

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