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sendeth for his father. CHAP. XLVI. Jacob is revived at the news.

he wept aloud; and the Egyptians 22 To all of them he gave each man changes e house of Pharaoh heard.

of raiment: but to Benjamin he gave three Joseph said unto his brethren, I am hundred pieces of silver, and five changes of ; doth my father yet live? And his raiment. en could not answer him; for they 23 And to his father he gent after this man. roubled at his presence.

ner; ten asses laden with the good things of Josephi said unto his brethren, Come Egypt, and ten she-asses laden with corn and

me, I pray you: and they came near. bread and meat for his father hy the way. e said, I ani Joseph your brother, whom 24 So he sent his brethren away, and they d into Egypt.

departed: and he said unto them, See that w therefore be not grieved, nor angry ye fall not out by the way. yourselves, that ye sold me hither: for 25 9 And they went up out of Egypt, and lid send me before you to preserve life. came into the land of Canaan unto Jacob r these two years lath the famine been their father,

land: and yet there are five years, in 26 And told him, saying, Joseph is yet alive, hich there shall neither be earing nor and he is governor over all the land of Egypt. st.

And Jacob's heart fainted, for he believed od God sent me before you, to preserve them not.

posterity in the earth, and to save your 27 And they told him all the words of Jo. By a great deliverance.

seph, which he had said unto them: and now it was not you that sent me hither, when he saw the wagons which Joseph had Eod :) and he hath made me a father to sent to carry him, the spirit of Jacob their hob and lord of all his house, and a father revived: throughout all the land of Egypt. 28 And Israel said, It is enough: Joseph aste ye, and go up to my father, and say my son is yet alive: I will go and see him him, Thus saith thy son Joseph, God before I die. made me lord of all Egypt; come down

CHAP. XLVI. me, tarry not:

1 Jacob is comforted by God at Beer-sheba. 5 And thou shalt dwell in the land of Go- Thence he with his company goeth into Egypt. , and thou shalt be near unto me, thou, 8 The number of his family that went into Ehy children, and thy children's children, Egypt. 28 Joseph meeteth Jacob. 31 He inthy flocks, and thy herds, and all that

structeth his brethren how to answer to Phahast:

raoh. And there will I nourish thee, (for yet e are five years of famine ;) Test choo, and AND Israel took his journey with all that

he had, and came to Beer-sheba, and household, and all that thou hast come offered sacrifices unto the God of his father overty

Isaac. And behold, your eyes see, and the eyes 2 And God spake unto Israel in the visions ny brother Benjamin, that it is my mouth of the night, and said, Jacob, Jacob! and he t speaketh unto you.

said, Here am I. And ye shall tell my father of all my glory 3 And he said, I am God, the God of thy Egypt, and of all that ye have seen: and ye father : fear not to go down into Egypt; for if haste, and bring down my father hither. I will there make of thee a great nation: And he fell upon his brother Benjamin's, 4 I will go down with thee into Egypt; and ck, and wept; and Benjamin wept upon I will also surely bring thee up again: and neck.

Joseph shall put his hand upon thine eyes. 5 Moreover, he kissed all his brethren, and 5 And Jacob rose up from Beer-sheba: and pt upon them: and after that his brethren the sons of Israel carried Jacob their father, ked with him.

and their little ones, and their wives, in the 5 And the fame thereof was heard in wagons which Pharaoli had sent to carry him. varaoh's house, saying, Joseph's brethren 6 Ånd they took their cattle, and their goods e come: and it pleased Pharaoh well, and which they liad gotten in the land of Canaan, s servants.

and came into Egypt, Jacob, and all his seed 7 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, Say unto with him; y brethren, This do ye; lade your beasts, 7 His sons, and his sons' sons with him, his nd go, get you unto the land of Canaan; daughters, and his sons' daughters, and all 8 Ånd take your father, and your house- his seed brought he with him into Égypt. Olds, and come unto me: and I will give 8 And these are the names of the

children ou the good of the land of Egypt, and ye of Israel, which came into Egypt, Jacob and hall eat the fat of the land.

his sons: Reuben, Jacob's first-born. 19 Now thou art commanded, this do ye; 9 And the sons of Reuben; Hanoch, and ake you wagons out of the land of Egypt Phallu, and Hezron, and Carmi. or your little ones, and for your wives, and 10 T And the sons of Simeon; Jemuel, and ring your father, and come.

Jamin, and Ohad, and Jachin, and Zohar, 20 Also regard not your stuff: for the good and Shaul the son of a Canaanitish woman. -f all the land of Egypt is yours.

11 | And the sons of Levi; Gershon, Ko21 And the children of Israel did so: and hath, and Merari. Joseph gave them wagons, according to the 12 1 And the sons of Judah; Er, and Onan, commandment of Pharaoh, and gave them and Shelah, and Pharez, and Zarah : but Er provision for the way

and Onan died in the land of Canaan. And


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GENESIS. Jacob introduced to Pharaoh. the sons of Pharez were llezron, and Hamul. 1 34 That ye shall say, Thy servants' trade 13 | And the sons of Issachar; Tola, and hath been about cattle from our youth even Phuvalı, and Job, and Shimron.

until now, both we, and also our fathers : 14 [ And the sons of Zebulun; Sered, and that ye may duell in the land of Goshen; for Elon, and Jahleel.

every shepherd is an abomination unto the 15 These be the sons of Leah, which she Egyptians. bare unto Jacob in Padan-aram, with his

CHAP. XLVII. daughter Dinah: all the souls of his sons 1 Joseph presenteth five of his brethren, 7 and and his daughters were thirty and three. his father, before Pharaoh. 11 He giveth them 16 9 And the sons of Gad; Ziphion, and

habitation and maintenance. 13 Ile getteth all Haggi, Shuni, and Ezbon, Eri, and Arodi,

the Egyptians' money, 16 their cattle, 18 their and Areli.

lands to Pharaoh. 22 The priests' land uns

not bought. 23 He letteth the land to them for 17 | And the sons of Asher; Jimnah, and

a fifth part. 28 Jacob's age. 29 He sweareth Ishuah, and Isui, and Beriah, and Serah Joseph to bury him with his fathers. their sister. And the sons of Berialı; He-HEN Joseph came and told Pharaoh, ber, and Malchiel.

1 and said, My father and my brethren, 18 These are the sons of Zilpalı, whom and their flocks, and their herds, and all Laban gave to Leal his daughter: and these that they have, are come out of the land of she bare unto Jacob, even sixteen souls. Canaan; and behold, they are in the land

19 The sons of Rachel, Jacob's wife; Jo- of Goshen. seph, and Benjamin.

2 And he took some of his prethren, even 20 And unto Joseph in the land of Egypt live men, and presented them unto Pharaoh. were born Manasseh and Ephraim, which 3 And Pharaoh said unto his brethren, Asenath the daughter of Poti-plerah priest What is your occupation ? And they said of On bare unto him.

unto Pharaoh, Thy servants are shepherds, 21 9 And the sons of Benjanin were Belah, both we, anu also our fathers. and Becher, and Ashbel, Gera, and Naaman, 4 They said moreover unto Pharaoh, For Ehi, and Rosh, Muppim, and Huppim, and to sojourn in the land are we come: for thy Ard.

servants have no pasture for their flocks, for 22 These are the sons of Rachel, which the famine is sore in the land of Canaan : were born to Jacob; all the souls were four- now therefore, we pray thee, let thy servants teen.

dwell in the land of Goshen. 23 | And the sons of Dan; Hushim. 5 And Pharaoh spake unto Joseph, saying, 24 And the sons of Naphtali; Jahzeel, and Thy father and thy brethren are come unto Guni, and Jezer, and Shillem.

thee: 25 These are the sons of Billiah, which 6 The land of Egypt is before thee; in the Laban gave unto Rachel his daughter, and best of the land make thy father and brethren she bare these unto Jacob: all the souls to dwell, in the land of Goshen let them l'ere seven.

dwell; and if thou knowest any men of ac26 All the souls that came with Jacob into livity among them, then make them rulers Egypt, which came out of his loins, besides over my cattle. Jacob's sons' wives, all the souls were three- 7 And Joseph brought in Jacob his father, score and six;

and set him before Pharaoh : and Jacob 27 And the sons of Joseph which were blessed Pharaoh. born him in Egypt, were two souls: all the 8 And Pharaoh said unto Jacob, How old souls of the house of Jacob, which came into art thou ? Egypt, were threescore and ten.

9 And Jacob said unto Pharaohı, The days 23 | And he sent Judah before him unto of the years of my pilgrimage are a hundred Joseph, to direct his face unto Goshen; and and thirty years: few and evil have the days they came into the land of Goshen.

of the years of my life been, and have not 29° And Joseph made ready his chariot, and attained unto the days of the years of the life went up to meet Israel his father to Goshen; of my fathers in the days of their pilgrimage. and presented himself wnto him: and he feli 10 And Jacob blessed Pharaoli, and went on his neck, and wept on his neck a good out from before Pharaoh. while.

11 | And Joseph placed his father and his 30 And Israel said unto Joseph, Now let brethren, and gave them a possession in the me die, since I have seen thy face, because land of Egypt, in the best of the land, in the thou art yet alive.

land of Rameses,as Pharaoli had commanded. 31 And Joseph said unto his brethren, and 12 And Joseph nourished his father, and unto his father's house, I will go up, and bis brethren, and all his father's household, shew Pharaoh, and say unto him, My bre- with bread according to their families. thren, and my father's house, which were 13 | And there was no bread in all the in the land of Canaan, are come unto me: land; for the famine was very sore, so that

32 And the men are shepherds, for their the land of Egypt, and all the land of Catrade hath been to feed cattle; and they naan, fainted by reason of the famine. have brought their flocks, and their herds, 14 And Joseph gathered up all the money and all that they have.

that was found in the land of Egypt, and in 33 And it shall come to pass, when Pha- the land of Canaan, for the corn which they raoh shall call you, and shall say, What is bought: and Joseph brought the money into your occupation ?

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Joseph's dealing in the
famine. CHAP. XLVIII.

He risits his sick futher. 15 And when money failed in the land of their burying-place. And he said, I will do Egypt, and in the land of Canaan, all the as thou hast said. Egyptians came unto Joseph, and said, Give 31 And he said, Swear unto me: and lie us bread: for why should we die in thy pre- sware unto him. And Israel bowed liimself sence? for the money faileth.

upon the bed's head. 16 And Joseph said, Give your cattle; and

CHAP. XLVIII. I will give you for your cattle, if money fail. 1 Joseph with his sons visiteth his sick father.

17 And they brought their cattle unto Jo- 2 Jacob strengtheneth himself to bless them. seph: and Joseph gave them bread in ex- 3 He repeateth the promise. 5 He taketh change for horses, and for the flocks, and

Ephraim and Manasseh as his own. 7 He for the cattle of the herds, and for the asses;

telleth Joseph of his mother's grave. 9 He

blesseth Ephraim and Manassch. 17 He preand he fed them with bread, for all their

ferreth the younger before the elder. 21 He cattle, for that year.

prophesicth their return to Canaan. 18. When that year was ended; they came A Noit came to pass after these things We will not hide it from my lord, how that is sick: and he took with him his two sons, our money is spent; my lord also hath our Manasseh and Ephraim. herds of cattle: there is not aught left in 2 And one told Jacob, and said, Behold, the sight of my lord, but our bodies and our thy son Joseph cometh unto thee: and Israel lands:

strengthened himself, and sat upon the bed. 19 Wherefore shall we die before thine 3 And Jacob said unto Joseph, God Al. eyes, both we and our land ? buy us and our mighty appeared unto me at Luz in the land land for bread, and we and our land will be of Canaan, and blessed me, servants unto Pharaoh : and give us seed, 4 And said unto me, Behold, I will make that we may live, and not die, that the land thee fruitful, and multiply thee, and I will be not desolate.

make of thee a multitude of people; and will 20 And Joseph bought all the land of Egypt give this land to thy seed after thee, for an for Pharaoh; for the Egyptians sold every everlasting possession. man his field, because the famine prevailed 5 And now, thy two sons, Ephraim and over them: so the land became Pharaoh's. Manasseh, which were born unto thee in the

21 And as for the people, he removed them land of Egypt, before I came unto thee into to cities from one end of the borders of Egypt Egypt, are mine: as Reuben and Simeon, even to the other end thereof.

they shall be mine. 22 Only the land of the priests bought he 6 And thy issue, which thou begettest after not; for the priests had a portion assigned them, shall be thine, and shall be called after them of Pharaoli, and did eat their portion the name of their brethren in their inheri which Pharaoh gave them; wherefore they tance. sold not their lands.

7 And as for me, when I came from Padan, 23 Then Joseph said unto the people, Be- Rachel died by me in the land of Canaan, in hold, I have bought you this day and your the way, when yet there was but a little way land for Pharaoh: lo, here is seed for you, to come unto Ephrath: and I buried her and ye shall sow the land.

there in the way of Ephrath, the same is 24 And it shall come to pass in the increase, Beth-lehem. that ye shall give the fifth part unto Pha- 8 And Israel beheld Joseph's sons, and said, raoh, and four parts shall be your own, for Who are these? seed of the field, and for your food, and for 9 And Joseph said unto his father, They them of your households, and for food for are my sons, whom God hath given me in your little ones.

this place. And he said, Bring them, I pray 25 And they said, Thou hast saved our lives: thee, unto me, and I will bless them. let us find grace in the sight of my lord, and 10 (Now the eyes of Israel were dim for we will be Pharaoh's servants.

age, so that he could not see :), And he 26 And Joseph made it a law over the land brought them near unto him; and he kissed of Egypt unto this day, that Pharaoh should them, and embraced them. have the fifth part; except the land of the 11 And Israel said unto Joseph, I lrad not priests only, which became not Pharaoh's. thought to see thy face: and lo, God hath

27 || And Israel dwelt in the land of Egypt, shewed me also thy seed. in the country of Goshen; and they had pos- 12 And Joseph brought them out from besessions therein, and grew, and multiplied tween his knees, and he bowed himself with exceedingly.

his face to the earth. 28 And Jacob lived in the land of Egypt 13 And Joseph took them both, Ephraim in seventeen years: go the whole age of Jacob his right hand toward Israel's left hand, and was a hundred forty and seven years. Manasseh in his left hand toward Israel's

29 And the time drew nigh that Israel must right hand, and brought them near unto him. die: and he called his son Joseph, and said 14 And Israel stretched out his right hand, unto him, If now I have found grace in thy and laid it upon Ephraim's head, who was

Manassight, put, I pray thee, thy hand under my the younger, and his left hand upon thigh, and deal kindly and truly with me; seh's head, guiding his hands wittingly; for bury me not, I pray thee, in Egypt: Manasseh was the first-born.

30 But I will lie with my fathers, and thou 15 And he blessed Joseph, and said, God, shalt carry me out of Egypt, and bury me in l before whom my fathers Abraham and Isaac


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Jacob blesseth Joseph's sons.

GENESIS. The blessing of Jacob's sons. did walk, the God which fed me all my life, nor a lawgiver from between his feet, until long unto this day,

Shiloh come: and unto him shall the gather16 The Angel which redeemed me from all ing of the people be. evil, bless the lads; and let my name be 11 Binding his foal unto the vine, and his named on them, and the name of my fathers ass's colt unto the choice vine; he washed Abraham and Isaac: and let them grow into his garments in wine, and his clothes in the a multitude in the inidst of the earth.

blood of

grapes: 17 And when Joseph saw that his father 12 His eyes shall be red with wine, and his laid his right hand upon the head of Ephraim, teeth white with milk. it displeased him: and he held up his father's 13 | Zebulun shall dwell at the haven of hand, to remove it from Ephraim's head unto the sea; and he shall be for a haven of ships; Alanasseh's head.

and his border shall be unto Zidon. 18 And Joseplı said unto his father, Not so, 149 Issachar is a strong ass, couching down my father: for this is the first-born; put thy between two burdens: right hand upon his head.

15 And he saw that rest was good, and 19 And his father refused, and said, I know the land that it was pleasant; and bowed it, my son, I know it: he also shall become his shoulder to bear, and became a servant a people, and he also shall be great: but unto tribute. truly his younger brother shall be greater 16 ^ Dan shall judge his people, as one of than he, and his seed shall become a multi-the tribes of Israel. tude of nations.

17 Dan shall be a serpent by the way, an 20 And he blessed them that day, saying, In adder in the path, that biteth the horse-lieels, theeshall Israel bless, saying, God make thee so that his rider shall fall backward. as Ephraim and as Manasseh : and he set 18 I have waited for thy salvation, O Lord! Ephraim before Manasseh.

19 9 Gad, a troop shall overcome him: but 21 And Israel

said unto Joseph, Behold, I he shall overcome at the last. die; but God shall be with you, and bring 20 f Out of Asher his bread shall be fas, you again unto the land of


fathers. and he shall yield royal dainties. 22 Moreover I have given to thee one por- 21 | Naphtali is a hind let loose: he giveth tion above thy brethren, which I took out of goodly words. the hand of the Amorite with my sword and 22 41 Joseph is a fruitful bough, even a with my bow.

fruitful bough by a well, whose branches run CHAP. XLIX.

over the wall: 1 Jacob callcth his sons to bless them. 3 Their 23 The archers have sorely grieved him,

blessing in particular. 29 He chargeth them and shot at him, and hated him : about his burial. 33 He dieth.

24 But his bow abode in strength, and the ND Jacob called unto his sons, and said, arms of his hands were made strong by

Gather yourselves together, that I may the hands of the mighty God of Jacob; tell you that which shall befall you in the last (from thence is the Shepherd, the Stone of days.

Israel:) 2 Gather yourselves together, and hear, ye 25 Even by the God of thy father, who shall sons of Jacob; and hearken unto Israel your help thee, and by the Almighty, who shall father.

bless thee with blessings of heaven above, 3 Reuben, thou art my first-born, my blessings of the deep that lieth under, blessmight, and the beginning of my strength, the ings of the breasts and of the womb: excellency of dignity, and the excellency of 26 The blessings of thy father have prevail. power:

ed above the blessings of iny progenitors 4 Unstable as water, thou shalt not excel unto the utinost bound of the everlasting because thou wentest up to thy father's bed; hills; they shall be on the head of Joseph, then defiledst thou it: he went up to my and on the crown of the head of him that couch.

was separate from his brethren. 59 Simeon and Levi are brethren; instru- 27 | Benjamin shall raven as a wolf; in the ments of cruelty are in their habitations. morning he shall devour the prey, and at night

60 my soul, come not thou into their se- | he shall divide the spoil. cret; unto their assembly, mine honour, be 28 | All these are the twelve tribes of Isnot thou united! for in their anger they slew rael: and this is it that their father spake a man, and in their self-will they digged unto them, and blessed them: every one ac down a wall.

cording to his blessing he blessed them. 7 Cursed be their anger, for it was fierce: 29 And he charged them, and said unto and their wrath, for it was cruel: I will divide them, I am to be gathered unto my people : them in Jacob, and scatter them in Israel. bury

me with my fathers in the cave that is in 8 Judah, thou art he whom thy brethren the field of Ephron the Hitlite, shall praise; thy hand shall be in the neck 30 In the cave that is in the field of Machof thine enemies; thy father's children shall pelah, which is before Mamre, in the land of bow down before thee.

Canaan, which Abraham bought with the 9 Judah is a lion's whelp; from the prey, field of Epluon the Hittite, for a possession my son, thou art gone up: he stooped down, of a burying-place. he couched as a lion, and as an old lion: 31 (There they buried Abraham and Sarah who shall rouse him up?

his wife; there they buried Isaac and Re10 The sceptre shall not depart from Judah, I bekah his wife; and there I buried Leah.)

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Joseph's age and death. he purchase of the field and of the it was called Abel-mizraim, which is beyond that is therein, was from the children Jordan. eth.

12 And his sons did unto him according as und when Jacob had made an end of he commanded them :

anding his sons, he gathered up his 13 For his sons carried him into the land of nto the bed, and yielded up the ghost, Canaan, and buried him in the cave of the vas gathered unto his people.

field of Machpelah, which Abraham bought CHAP. L.

with the field for a possession of a burying. mourning for Jacob. 4 Joseph getteth leare place of Ephron the Hittite, before Mamre. Pharaoh to go to bury him. 7 The funeral. 14 | And Joseph returned into Egypt, he Joseph comforteth his brethren, who craved and his brethren, and all that went up with pardon. 2 His age. 23. He seeth the third him to bury his father, after he had buried zeration of his sons. 24 He prophesicth unto brethren of their return. 25 He taketh an

his father. h of them for his bones. 26 He dieth, and is 15 | And when Joseph's brethren saw that sted.

their father was dead, they said, Joseplı will ND Joseph fell upon his father's face, peradventure hate us, and will certainly and wept upon him, and kissed him. requite us all the evil which we did unto nd Joseph commanded his servants the him. icians to embalm his father: and the 16 And they sent a messenger unto Joseph, icians embalmed Israel.

saying, Thy father did command before he nd forty days were fulfilled for him; for died, saying, e fulfilled the days of those which are 17 So shall ye say unto Joseph, Forgive, I almed: and the Egyptians mourned for pray thee now, the trespass of thy brethren, threescore and ten days.

and their sin; for they did unto thee evil: md when the days of his mourning were and now, we pray thee, forgive the trespass Joseph spake unto the house of Pha- of the servants of the God of thy father. And saying, If now I have found grace in Joseph wept when they spake unto him. eyes, speak, I pray you, in the ears of 18 Ånd his brethren also went and fell down raoh, saying,

before his face: and they said, Behold, we y father made me swear saying, Lo, I be thy servants. in my grave which I have digged for me 19 And Joseph said unto them, Fear not: e land of Canaan, there shalt thou bury for am I in the place of God?

Now therefore let me go up, I pray thee, 20 But as for you, ye thought evil against bury my father, and I will come again. me; but God meant it unto good, to bring And Pharaoh said, Go up, and bury thy to pass, as it is this day, to save much people er, according as he made thee swear.

alive. T And Joseph went up to bury his father: 21 Now therefore fear ye not: I will nou.

with him went up all the servants of Pha- rish you, and your little ones. And he comh, the elders of his house, and all the el- forted them, and spake kindly unto them. -s of the land of Egypt,

22 And Joseph dwelt in Egypt, he, and his And all the house of Joseph, and his bre- father's house: and Joseph lived a hundred en, and his father's house: only their lit- and ten years. ones, and their flocks, and their herds, 23 And Joseph saw Ephraim's children of y left in the land of Goshen.

the third generation: the children also of And there went up with him both cha- Machir, the son of Manasseh, were brought ts and horsemen: and it was a very great s upupon Joseph's knees. mpany.

24 And Joseph said unto his brethren, I And they came to the threshing-floor of die; and God will surely visit you, and bring ad, which is beyond Jordan, and there you out of this land, unto the land which he y mourned with a great and very sore la- sware to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob. ntation: and he made a mourning for his 25 And Joseph took an oath of the children her seven days.

of Israel, saying, God will surely visit you, | And when the inhabitants of the land, and ye shall carry up my bones from hence. -Canaanites, saw the mourning in the floor 26 | So Joseph died, being a hundred and Atad, they said, This is a grievous mourn- ten years old : and they embalmed him, and to the Egyptians: wherefore the name of | he was put in a coffin in Egypt.

| The Second Book of Moses, called EXODUS. CHAP. I.

4 Dan, and Naphtali, Gad, and Asher.

5 And all the souls that came out of the The children of Israel, after Joseph's death, do multiply. 8 The more they are oppressed by loins of Jacob were seventy souls: for Joa new king, the more they multiply. 15 The seph was in Egypt already. godliness of the midwives, in saving the men 6 And Joseph died, and all his brethren, children alive. 22 Pharaoh commandeth the and all that generation. male children to be cast into the river.

7 And the children of Israel were fruitful,

of Israel, which came into Egypt; every and waxed exceeding mighty; and the land can and his household came with Jacob. was filled with them. 2 Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah, 8 | Now there arose up a new king over 3 Issachar, Zebulun, and Benjamin, Egypt, which knew not Joseph.

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