We, our sons
Psalm 127:3-5
Sons are indeed a heritage from the LORD, children, a reward.
Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the sons born in one's youth.
Happy is the man who has filled his quiver with them. Such men will never be put to shame when they speak with [their] enemies at the city gate.
Psalm 128:2-4
You will surely eat what your hands have worked for. You will be happy, and it will go well for you.
Your wife will be like a fruitful vine within your house, your sons, like young olive trees around your table.
In this very way the man who fears the LORD will be blessed.
Malachi 2:2
If you don't listen, and if you don't take it to heart to honor My name," says the LORD of Hosts, "I will send a curse among you, and I will curse your blessings. In fact, I have already begun to curse them because you are not taking it to heart.
we take up corn
Genesis 41:57
The whole world came to Joseph in Egypt to buy grain, for the famine was severe all over the earth.
Genesis 42:2
Listen," he went on, "I have heard there is grain in Egypt. Go down there and buy some for us so that we will live and not die."
Genesis 43:8
Then Judah said to his father Israel, "Send the boy with me. We will be on our way so that we may live, and not die-- neither we, nor you, nor our children.