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Before Hori and Hemam; and Lotan's CHRIST sister was Timna. about 1840. Or, Homam, 1 Chr. 1, 39. Or, Alian, 1 Chr. 1. 40. Or, Shephi, 1 Chr. 1. 40. See Lov. 19.

23 And the children of Shobal were these; Alvan, and Manahath, and Ebal, Shepho, and Onam.


Or, Amram, 1 Chr. 1. 41.

Or, Jakan,

1 Chr. 1. 42.

about 1780.

about 1676.

24 And these are the children of Zibeon; both Ajah, and Anah: this was that Anah that found "the mules in the wilderness, as he fed the asses of Zibeon his father.

25 And the children of Anah were these: Dishon, and Aholibamah the daughter of Anah.

26 And these are the children of Dishon; IIemdan, and Eshban, and Ithran, and Cheran.

27 The children of Ezer are these;
Bilhan, and Zaavan, and || Akan.
28 The children of Dishan are these;
Uz, and Aran.

29 These are the dukes that came of
the Horites; duke Lotan, duke Sho-
bal, duke Zibeon, duke Anah,
30 Duke Dishon, duke Ezer, duke
Dishan: these are the dukes that
came of Hori, among their dukes in
the land of Seir.

31 T And these are the kings that pl Chr. 1. 43. reigned in the land of Edom, before there reigned any king over the children of Israel.

q1 Chr. 1. 50, Hadad, Pai,

After his death was an AristocTACY, Ex. 15. 15.

rl Chr. 1. Gl.

32 And Bela the son of Beor reigned in Edom: and the name of his city was Dinhabah.

33 And Bela died, and Jobab the son of Zerah of Bozrah reigned in his stead.

34 And Jobab died, and IIusham of the land of 'Temani reigned in his stead.

35 And Husham died, and Hadad the son of Bedad, who smote Midian in the field of Moab, reigned in his stead: and the name of his city was Avith.

36 And Hadad died, and Samlah of Masrekah reigned in his stead.

37 And Samilah died, and Saul of Rehoboth by the river reigned in his stead.

38 And Saul died, and Baal-hanan the son of Achbor reigned in his stend.

39 And Baal-hanan the son of Achbor died, and 4 Hadar reigned in his stead: and the name of his city was Pau; and his wife's name was Mehetabel, the daughter of Matred, the daughter of Mezahab.

40 And these are the names of the about 1496. dukes that came of Esau, according to their families, after their places, by their names; duke Timnah, duke Alvah, duke Jetheth,

Or, Aliah,

↑ Heb. Edom.

41 Duke Aholibamah, duke Elah, duke Pinon,

42 Duke Kenaz, duke Teman, duke Mibzar,

43 Duke Magdiel, duke Iram: these be the dukes of Edom, according to their habitations in the land of their possession: he is Esau the father of the Edomites.

Joseph's two dreams.


2 Joseph is hated of his brethren. 5 His two dreams. 13 Jacob sendeth him to visit his brethren. 18 His brethren conspire his death. 21 Reuben saveth him. 26 They sell him to the Ishmaelites. 81 His father, deceived by the bloody coat, mourneth for him. 36 le is sold to Potiphar in Egypt.

ND Jacob dwelt in the land

A wherein his father

was a

Before CHRIST 1728.

↑ Heb. of kis father's soJournings. a ch. 17. 8. & 23. 4. & 28. 4. & 38, 7. Heb. 11. 9. 1729.

stranger, in the lund of Canaan. 2 These are the generations of Jacob. Joseph, being seventeen years old, was feeding the flock with his brethren; and the lad was with the sons of Bilhah, and with the sons of Zilpah, his father's wives: and Joseph brought unto his father b their 1 Sam. 2. 22, evil report.

3 Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children, because he wus e the son of his old age: and he made him a coat of many colours.


23, 21.

ech. 44. 20. Or. pieces, Judg. 6. 80. 2 Sam. 13.18,

4 And when his brethren saw that their father loved him more than all his brethren, they d hated him, and deh. 27, 41. could not speak peaceably unto him. & 49. 23, 5 T And Joseph dreamed a dream, and he told at his brethren; and they hated him yet the more.

6 And he said unto them, Ilear, I pray you, this dream which I have dreamed:

& 43. 26, & 41. 14.

7 For, behold, we were bindingch. 42. 6, 9. sheaves in the field, and, lo, my sheaf arose, and also stood upright; and, behold, your sheaves stood round about, and made obeisance to my sheaf.

8 And his brethren said to him, Shalt thou indeed reign over us? or shalt thou indeed have dominion over us? And they hated him yet the more for his dreams, and for his words.

9 T And he dreamed yet another dream, and told it his brethren, and said, Behold, I have dreamed a dream more; and, behold, the sun and the moon and the eleven stars made obeisance to me.

fch, 46, 29.

10 And he told it to his father, and to his brethren: and his father rebuked him, and said unto him, What is this dream that thou hast dreamed? Shall I and thy mother and thy brethren indeed come togch. 27, 29. bow down ourselves to thee to the earth?

11 And his brethren envied him; but his father iobserved the saying. 12 T And his brethren went to feed their father's flock in Shechem.

13 And Israel said unto Joseph, Do not thy brethren feed the flock in Shechem? come, and I will send thee unto them. And he said to him, Here am I.

14 And he said to him, Go, I pray thee, f see whether it be well with thy brethren, and well with the flocks and bring me word again.


h Acte 7. 9.
1 Dan. 7. 28.

Luke 2. 19,

about 1729.

Heb. see the peace of thy brethren, fe. ch, 29. 6.

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So he sent him out of the vale of
CHRIST kHebron, and he came to Shechem.
15 T And a certain man found him,
and, behold, he was wandering in
the field: and the man asked him,
saying, What seekest thou?

Or, pieces,

16 And he said, I seck my brethren:

Itell me, I pray thee, where they
feed their flocks.

17 And the man said, They are de-

parted hence; for I heard them say,

Let us go to Dothan. And Joseph

went after his brethren, and found

them in "Dothan.

18 And when they saw him afar off,

even before he came near unto them,

they conspired against him to slay


19 And they said one to another,

Behold, this dreamer cometh.

20 Come now therefore, and let us
slay him, and cast him into some
pit, and we will say, Some evil beast
hath devoured him; and we shall
see what will become of his dreams.

21 And P Reuben heard it, and he
delivered him out of their hands;
and said, Let us not kill him.

22 And Reuben said unto them,

Shed no blood, but cast him into this

pit that is in the wilderness, and lay

no hand upon him; that he might

rid him out of their hands, to deliver

him to his father again.

23 T And it came to pass, when Jo-

seph was come unto his brethren,
that they stripped Joseph out of his
coat, his coat of many colours that
was on him;

24 And they took him, and cast
him into a pit: and the pit was
empty, there was no water in it.
25 And they sat down to cat bread:
and they lifted up their eyes and
looked, and, behold, a company of
Ishmaelites came from Gilead, with
their camels bearing spicery and
balm and myrrh, going to carry it
down to Egypt.

26 And Judah said unto his breth-i
ren, What profit is it if we slay our
brother, and conceal his blood?

27 Come, and let us sell him to the
1 Sam. 18,17. Ishmaelites, and "let not our hand
be upon him; for he is our brother
and your flesh and his brethren
† were content.

34 And Jacob 5 rent his clothes, and
put sackcloth upon his loins, and ch.42.38. &
mourned for his son many days.
35 And all his sons and all his
daughters brose up to comfort him;
but he refused to be comforted; and
he said, For i I will go down into the
grave unto my son mourning. Thus
his father wept for him.

36 And k the Midianites sold him

into Egypt unto Potiphar, an officer

of Pharaoh's, and captain of the


Judah begetteth Er, Onan, and Shelah.
6 Er marrieth Tamar, 8 The trespass
of Onan. 11 Tamar stayeth for Shelah.
13 She deceiveth Judah. 27 She beareth
twins, Pharez and Zarah.

AND it came to pass at that time,
that Judah went down from his
brethren, and a turned in to a certain
Adullamite, whose name was Ilirah.
2 And Judah saw there a daughter

of a certain Canaanite, whose name

was Shuah; and he took her, and

went in unto her.

3 And she conceived, and bare a

son; and he called his named Er.

4 And she conceived again, and

bare a son; and she called his name

5 And she yet again conceived, and
bare a son; and called his name
Shelah: and he was at Chezib,

when she bare him.


6 And Judah took a wife for Er

his firstborn, whose name was Tu-


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Tamar deceiveth Judah.



went up unto his sheepshearers to CHRIST Timnath, he and his friend Hirah about 1727. the Adullamite.

Josh. 15. 10, 57. Judg. 11. 1.

r Prov. 7, 12. + Heb. the door of eyes, or, of Ena jim.

s ver. 11, 26.

t Es. 16. 33.

+ Heb. a kid of the goals. u ver. 20,

x ver. 25,

y ver. 14.

Or. in Enajim.

13 And it was told Tamar, saying, Behold, thy father in law goeth up to Timnath to shear his sheep. 14 And she put her widow's garments off from her, and covered her with a vail, and wrapped herself, and sat in fan open place, which is by the way to Timnath; for she saw that Shelah was grown, and she was not given unto him to wife.. 15 When Judah saw her, he thought her to be a harlot; because she had covered her face.

16 And he turned unto her by the way, and said, Go to, I pray thee, let me come in unto thee; (for he knew not that she was his daughter in law) and she said, What wilt thou give me, that thou mayest come in unto me?

Joseph is advanced.

27 T And it came to pass in the Before time of her travail, that, behold, CHRIST twins were in her womb. about 1727.

28 And it came to pass, when she travailed, that the one put out his hand: and the midwife took and bound upon his hand a scarlet thread, saying, This came out first. 29 And it came to pass, as he drew back his hand, that, behold, his Or, Wherebrother came out: and she said, How hast thou broken forth? this breach be upon thee: therefore his name was called | Pharez.

30 And afterward came out his brother, that had the scarlet thread. upon his hand: and his name was called Zarah.


CHAPTER XXXIX. Joseph advanced in Potiphar's house. T He resisteth his mistress' temptation. 13 He is falsely accused. 20 He is cast in prison. 21 God is with him there. 17 And he said, I will send thee tato Egypt; and "Potiphar, an ND Joseph was brought down

kid from the flock. And she said, Wilt thou give me a pledge, till

thou send it?

18 And he said, What pledge shall I give thee? And she said, Thy signet, and thy bracelets, and thy staff that is in thine hand. And he gave it her, and came in unto her, and she conceived by him.

19 And she arose, and went away, and laid by her vail from her, and put on the garments of her widowhood.

20 And Judah sent the kid by the hand of his friend the Adullamite, to receive his pledge from the woman's hand: but he found her not.

21 Then he asked the men of that place, saying, Where is the harlot, that was openly by the way side? And they said, There was no harlot in this place.

22 And he returned to Judah, and said, I cannot find her; and also the men of the place said, that there was no harlot in this place.

23 And Judah said, Let her take + Hel, become it to her. lest we be shamed: behold, I sent this kid, and thou hast not found her.

a contempt.

n Lev. 21. 9. Deut, 22, 21,

24 And it came to pass about three months after, that it was told Judah, saying, Tamar thy daughter Judg. 19. 2. in law hath played the harlot; and also, behold, she is with child by whoredom. And Judah said, Bring her forth, and let her be burnt. 25 When she was brought forth, she sent to her father in law, saying, By the man, whose these are, am I with child: and she said, b Discern, I pray thee, whose are these, the signet, and bracelets, and staff.

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officer of Pharaoh, captain of the guard, an Egyptian, bought him of the hands of the Ishmaelites, which had brought him down thither.

2 And the LORD was with Joseph, and he was a prosperous man; and he was in the house of his master the Egyptian.

3 And his master saw that the LORD was with him, and that the LORD made all that he did to pros- | per in his hand.

4 And Joseph found grace in his sight, and he served him; and he made him foverseer over his house, and all that he had he put into his hand.

fore hast thou made this breach against thee? That is. A breach. Jich. 46. 12. Num. 20, 20, 1 Chr. 2. 4. Matt. 1.3.


ach. 37. 36.

Ps. 105, 17.

bek. 37. 28.

ever. 21.

ch. 21. 22. & 26. 21, 28. & 28. 15.

1 Sam. 16. 18. & 18. 11, 28. Acta 7. 9.

a Ps. 1. 3.

ch. 18, 3. &

19. 19.
ver, 21.

feh, 21. 2.

5 And it came to pass from the time that he had made him overseer in his house, and over all that he had, that the LORD blessed g ch. 30. 27. the Egyptian's house for Joseph's sake; and the blessing of the LORD was upon all that he had in the house, and in the field.

6 And he left all that he had in Joseph's hand; and he knew not aught he had, save the bread which he did. eat. And Joseph h was a goodly per- 1 Sam. 10.12, son, and well favoured.

7. And it came to pass after these things, that his master's wife cast her eyes upon Joseph; and she said, ilie 128an. 13.11. with me.

8 But he refused, and said unto his master's wife, Behold, my master wotteth not what is with me in the house, and he hath committed all that he hath to my hand;

9 There is none greater in this house than I; neither hath he kept back any thing from me but thee, because thou art his wife: khow then can I Prov. 6. 29, do this great wickedness, and sin against God?

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Beforo Lened not unto her, to lie by her, or CHRIST to be with her.


m Prov. 7. 13, &c.

† Heb. great.

n Ex. 23. 1. Pa. 120. 3.

• Prov. 6. 31, 35.

Ps. 105, 18. 1 Pet. 2. 19. q See eh. 40.3, 15. & 41. 11.

+ Hell. extended kindNess unto him,

x Ex. 3. 21. & 11. 3. & 12. 36.

Pa. 106. 46. Prov. 16. 7. Dan, 1, 9. Acta 7, 9, 10, sch, 40. 3, 4. t ver, 2, 3.

11 And it came to pass about this time, that Joseph went into the house to do his business; and there was none of the men of the house there within.

12 And she caught him by his garment, saying, Lie with me: and he left his garment in her hand, and fled, and got him out.

13 And it came to pass, when she saw that he had left his garment in her hand, and was fled forth,

14 That she called unto the men of her house, and spake unto them, saying, See, he hath brought in a Ilebrew unto us to mock us; he came in unto me to lie with me, and I cried with a loud voice:

15 And it came to pass, when he heard that I lifted up my voice and cried, that he left his garment with me, and fled, and got him out. 16 And she laid up his garment by her, until his lord came home. 17 And she "spake unto him according to these words, saying, The Hebrew servant, which thou hast brought unto us, came in unto me to mock me:

18 And it came to pass, as I lifted up my voice and cried, that he left his garment with me, and fled out. 19 And it came to pass, when his master heard the words of his wife, which she spake unto him, saying, After this manner did thy servant to me; that his "wrath was kindled.

20 And Joseph's master took him, and put him into the "prison, a place where the king's prisoners were bound and he was there in the prison.

21 T But the LORD was with Joseph, and shewed him mercy, and gave him favour in the sight of the keeper of the prison.

22 And the keeper of the prison committed to Joseph's hand all the prisoners that were in the prison; and whatsoever they did there, he was the doer of it.

23 The keeper of the prison looked not to any thing that was under his hand; because the LORD was with him, and that which he did, the LORD made it to prosper.

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Pharaoh's butler and baker. house of the captain of the guard, Before into the prison, the place where Jo- CHRIST seph was bound.

4 And the captain of the guard charged Joseph with them, and he served them: and they continued a season in ward.

5 And they dreamed a dream both of them, each man his dream in one night, each man according to the interpretation of his dream, the butler and the baker of the king of Egypt, which were bound in the prison.

6 And Joseph came in unto them in the morning, and looked upon them, and, behold, they were sad. 7 And he asked Pharaoh's officers that were with him in the ward of his lord's house, saying, Wherefore tlook ye so sadly to day?


about 1720.

about 1718.

↑ Heb. are your faces evil? Neh, 2. 2.

8 And they said unto him, have dreamed a dream, and there is no interpreter of it. And Joseph doh, 41. 15. said unto them, Do not interpretations belong to God? tell me them, I

pray you.

9 And the chief butler told his dream to Joseph, and said to him, In my dream, behold, a vine was before me;

10 And in the vine were three branches: and it was as though it budded, and her blossoms shot forth; and the clusters thereof brought forth ripe grapes:

11 And Pharaoh's cup was in my hand and I took the grapes, and pressed them into Pharaoh's cup, and I gave the cup into Pharaoh's hand.

12 And Joseph said unto him, fThis is the interpretation of it: The three branches 5 are three days:

13 Yet within three days shall Pharaoh_h lift up thine head, and restore thee unto thy place; and thou shalt deliver Pharaoh's cup into his hand, after the former manner when thou wast his butler.

. See ch. 41. 16.

Dan. 2. 11, 28, 17.

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14 But i think on me when it shall be well with thee, and shew kindness, I pray thee, unto me, and make mention of me unto Pharaoh, Luke 23. 42. and bring me out of this house:

k Josh. 2. 12. 1 Sam. 20. 11, 15. 2 8am. 9. 1.

15 For indeed I was stolen away out of the land of the Hebrews: land here also have I done nothing that they should put me into the dun-1eb. 39. 20.


1 Kings 2. 7.

16 When the chief baker saw that the interpretation was good, he said unto Joseph, I also was in my dream, and, behold, I had three white bask-Or. full of ets on my head:

17 And in the uppermost basket there was of all manner of bakemeats for Pharaoh; and the birds did eat them out of the basket upon my head.


Heb, meat of Pharaoh, the work of a baker, or, cook.

m ver. 12.

18 And Joseph answered and said, m This is the interpretation thereof: The three baskets are three days: 19 " Yet within three days shall a ver. 13.

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Or, reckon thee, and take thy office from thee.

o Matt. 11. 6. p Mark 6. 21. q ver. 13, 19. Matt. 25, 19.

| Or, reckoned. r ver. 13.

• Neh. 2. 1. t ver. 19.

u Job 19. 14. Ps. 31. 12.

Eco. 9. 15,16,
Amos 6. 6.


+ Heb. fat.

4.5, 19.

20 T And it came to pass the third day, which was Pharaoh's birthday, that he made a feast unto all his servants and he lifted up the head of the chief butler and of the chief baker among his servants. 21 And he restored the chief butler unto his butlership again; and he gave the cup into Pharaoh's hand: 22 But he hanged the chief baker: as Joseph had interpreted to them. 23 Yet did not the chief butler remember Joseph, but "forgat him.


1 Pharaoh's two dreams. 25 Joseph interpreteth them. 33 He giveth Pharaoh counsel. 38 Joseph is advanced. 50 He begetteth Manasseh and Ephraim. 51 The famine beginneth.

AND it came to pass at the end of two full years, that Pharaoh dreamed and, behold, he stood by the river.

2 And, behold, there came up out of the river seven well favoured kine and fatfleshed; and they fed in a meadow.

3 And, behold, seven other kine came up after them out of the river, ill favoured and leanfleshed; and stood by the other kine upon the brink of the river.

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4 And the ill favoured and leanfleshed kine did eat up the seven well favoured and fat kine. So Pharaoh awoke.

5 And he slept and dreamed the second time: and, behold, seven cars of corn came up upon one stalk, frank and good.

6 And, behold, seven thin ears and blasted with the cast wind sprung up after them.

And the seven thin ears devoured the seven rank and full cars. And Pharaoh awoke, and, behold, it was a dream.

8 And it came to pass in the mornDan. 2. 1.&ing that his spirit was troubled; and he sent and called for all bthe magicians of Egypt, and all the wise men thereof: and Pharaoh told them his dream; but there was none that could interpret them unto Pharaoh.

L Ex.7. 11. 22. .Is. 29. 14. Dan. 1. 20. &

2.2. & 4. 7. e Matt. 2. 1.

dch, 40, 2, 3. e ch. 39. 20.

feli, 40, 5.

gch, 37, 36.

Joseph interpreteth them,

told him, and he hinterpreted to us Before our dreams; to each man according CHRIST to his dream he did interpret.


h ch. 40. 12, &c.

13 And it came to pass, as he interpreted to us, so it was; me he restored unto mine office, and him he ich. 40. 22. hanged.

k Ps. 105. 20. 1 Dan. 2. 25. + Heb, made him run.

I's. 113. 7, 8.

14 Tk Then Pharaoh sent and called Joseph, and they brought him hastily out of the dungeon: and he shaved himself, and changed his raiment, and came in unto Pharaoh. m 1 Sam. 2.8. 15 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, I have dreamed a dream, and there is none that can interpret it: "and I have heard say of thee, that thou canst understand a dream to interpret it.

16 And Joseph answered Pharaoh, saying, "It is not in me: P God shall give Pharaoh an answer of peace. 17 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, In my dream, behold, I stood upon the bank of the river:

n ver. 12. Ps. 25. 14. Dan. 5. 16. ¡Or, when thou hearest a dream thou canst inter pret it.

o Dan. 2. 30, Acts 3. 12. 2 Cor. 3. 5. pch. 40. 8. Dan. 2. 22, 28, 47. & 4.2.

18 And, behold, there came up out of the river seven kine, fatfleshed and well favoured; and they fed in ver. 1. a meadow:

19 And, behold, seven other kine came up after them, poor and very ill favoured and leanfleshed, such as I never saw in all the land of Egypt for badness:

20 And the lean and the ill favoured kine did eat up the first seven fat kine:

21 And when they had eaten them up, it could not be known that they had eaten them; but they were still ill favoured, as at the beginning. So I awoke.

22 And I saw in my dream, and, behold, seven cars came up in one stalk, full and good:

+ Heb. come to the inward parts of them.

23 And, behold, seven cars, with- Or, small. ered, thin, and blasted with the east wind, sprung up after them:

Dan, 4. 7.

24 And the thin ears devoured the seven good ears and I told this ver. 8. unto the magicians; but there was none that could declare it to me. 25 T And Joseph said unto Pharaoh, The dream of Pharaoh is one: God hath shewed Pharaoh what he is about to do.

26 The seven good kine are seven years; and the seven good ears are seven years: the dream is one.

27 And the seven thin and ill fa9 T Then spake the chief butler un-voured kine that came up after them to Pharaoh, saying, I do remember my faults this day:

10 Pharaoh was d wroth with his servants, and put me in ward in the captain of the guard's house, both me and the chief baker:

11 And fwe dreamed a dream in one night, I and he; we dreamed cach man according to the interpretation of his dream.

12 And there was there with us a young man, a Hebrew, servant to the captain of the guard; and we

are seven years; and the seven empty ears blasted with the cast wind shall be tseven years of famine.

28" This is the thing which I have spoken unto Pharaoh: What God is about to do he sheweth unto Pharaoh.

29 Behold, there come seven years of great plenty throughout all the land of Egypt:

30 And there shall arise after them seven years of famine; and all the plenty shall be forgotten in the land

s Dan. 2. 28, 29, 45. Rev. 4. 1.

t2 Kings 8. L u vor. 25,

x ver. 47.

y ver. 54.

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