But Joseph replied to them: “Do not fear. Can I take the place of God?
Then he said: I am God, the God of your father. Do not be afraid to go down to Egypt, for there I will make you a great nation.
He replied, “Calm down! Do not fear! Your God and the God of your father must have put treasure in your bags for you. As for your money, I received it.” With that, he led Simeon out to them.