So he sent his brethren away, and they departed: and he said unto them, See that ye fall not out by the way. Gen. 45:24
What does the phrase “to fall out” mean? It means to separate, to be in disunity. The Swahili version puts this scripture this way, “And do not quarrel among yourselves along the way.”
You may wonder why Joseph would need to tell his brothers, grown men, not to quarrel among themselves. Such a statement seems even out of place in the Bible!
But I can assure you that nothing that is written in the Bible can ever be considered “out of place”. The seemingly trivial and irrelevant statement that Joseph made here has very powerful implications in the Spirit.
At last, now, Joseph was in a position where he could speak to his brothers and they would listen to him. There was a time when they would…
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