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This question is a follow-up to @SAH's "time-to-act-for-Hashem-and-doing-whatever-you-want". I'm trying to understand, according to Meforshim, what part of Yossef's behavior with his father and brothers was Hallachicly permitted and what part was a sort of "time-to-act-for-Hashem":

  • Yossef does not send messages to his grieving father for years causing pain
  • Yossef intentionally assaults his brothers
  • Yossef falsely accuses his brothers
  • Yossef tells explicit lies about his brothers
  • Yossef מלבין פנים of his brothers before the Egyptians
  • Yossef falsely incriminates his brother
  • After revealing himself he does not rush to go to see his father

Clarification: I assume that everything Yossef did was for the sole purpose of serving God, and I'm not judging him, I'm trying to understand what parts we can or can not learn from this Torah's story.

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