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47:1 Joseph went and told Pharaoh. He said, 'My father and brothers have come from Canaan, along with their sheep, their cattle, and all their belongings. They are now in the Goshen district.'
Vayavo Yosef vayaged le-Far'oh vayomer avi ve'achay vetsonam uvekaram vechol-asher lahem ba'u me'erets Kena'an vehinam be'erets Goshen.
47:2 From among his brothers, he selected five men and presented them to Pharaoh.
Umiktseh echav lakach chamishah anashim vayatsigem lifney Far'oh.


five men
  Some say that these were Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Issachar and Benjamin, the weakest of the brothers (Bereshith Rabbah 95; Rashi). According to others, they were the strongest of the brothers: Zebulun, Dan, Naphtali, Gad and Asher (Targum Yonathan; Bava Kama 92a).

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