Genesis 43:6-8 GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)
6 Israel asked, “Why have you made trouble for me by telling the man you had another brother?”
7 They answered, “The man kept asking about us and our family: ‘Is your father still alive? Do you have another brother?’ We simply answered his questions. How could we possibly know he would say, ‘Bring your brother here’?”
8 Then Judah said to his father Israel, “Send the boy along with me. Let’s get going so that we won’t starve to death.