Genesis 45 General Notes
Structure and formatting
Joseph finally reveals himself to his brothers in this chapter. This chapter forms the conclusion of the story which began in chapter 43.
Special concepts in this chapter
The account of Joseph focuses on the power of God. God is able to protect his people despite the evil actions of some. He also is able to continue to bless them despite their circumstances. (See: rc://en/tw/dict/bible/kt/peopleofgod and rc://en/tw/dict/bible/kt/bless)
Genesis just recorded a period of time where Joseph's ancestors and brothers struggled with sin. Joseph's character in this chapter is upright. It gained him great favor in the eyes of Pharaoh and helped to save his people. (See: rc://en/tw/dict/bible/kt/sin rc://en/tw/dict/bible/kt/save)