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5 And Jacob rose up from Beer-sheba: and the sons of Israel carried Jacob their father, and their little ones, and their wives, in the waggons which Pharaoh had sent to carry him. 6 And they took their cattle, and their goods which they had gotten in the land of Canaan, and came into Egypt, Jacob, and all his seed with him : 7 His sons, and his sons sons with him, his daughters, and his sons daughters, and all his seed brought he with him into Egypt. 8 's And these are the names of the children of Israel, which came into Egypt, Jacob and his sons : Reuben Ja's first-born. 9 And the sons of Reuben; Hanoch, and Phallu, and Hezron, and Carmi. 10 " And the sons of Simeon ; Jemuel, and Jamin, and Ohad, and Jachin, and Zohar, and Shaul the son of a Canaanitish woman. 11 *. And the sons of Levi ; Gershon, Kohath, and Merari. 12 " And the sons of Judah ; Fr, and Onan, and Shelah, and Pharez, and Zerah : but Er and Onan died in the land of Canaan. And the sons of Pharez were Hezron, and Hamul. 13 || And the sons of Issachar; Tola,


and Phuvah, and Job, and Shimron. 14 " And the sons of Zebulun ; Sered, and Elon, and Jahleel. 15 These be the sons of Leah, which she bare unto Jacob in Padan-aram, with his daughter Dinah ; all the souls of his sons and his daughters were thirty and three, 16 || And the sons of Gad; Ziphion, and Haggai, Shuni, and Ezbon, Eri, and Arodi, and Areli. 17 || And the sons of Asher; Jimnah, and Ishuah, and Isui, and Berial, and Serah their sister, And the sons of Beriah; Heber, and Malchiel. 18 These are the sons of Zilpah, whom Laban gave to Leah his daughter: and these she bare unto Jacob, even sixteen

souls. 19 The sons of Rachel Jacob's wife; Joseph, and Benjamin. . 20 And unto Joseph in the land of Egypt were born Manasseh and Ephraim, which Asenath the daughter of #. rah priest of On bare unto him. 21 || And the sons of Benjamin overe : Belah, and Becher, and o Gera, and Naaman, Ehi, and Rosh, Muppim, and Huppim, and Ard. * 22 These are the sons of Rachel, which were born to Jacob ; all the souls were fourteen. 23 Ms And the sons of Dan ; Hushim.

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Laban gave unto Rachel his daughter, and she bare these unto Jacob : . the souls were seven. 26 All the souls that came with Jacob into Egypt, which came out of his loins, besides Jacob's sons wives, all the souls <vere threescore and six ; 27 And the sons of Joseph which were born him in Egypt, overe two souls: all the souls of the house of Jacob, which came into Egypt, were threescore and ten. 28 of And he sent Judah before him unto Joseph, to direct his face unto Goshen; and they came into the land of Goshen. 29 And Joseph made ready his chariot, and went up to meet Israel his father to Goshen; and presented himself unto him: and he fell on his neck, and wept on his neck a good while. 30 And Israel said unto Joseph, Now let me die, since I have seen thy face, because thou art yet alive. 31 And Joseph said unto his brethren, and unto his father's house, I will go up, and shew Pharaoh, and say unto him, My brethren, and my father's house, which were in the land of Canaan, are Come unto me : 32 And the men are shepherds, for their trade hath been to feed cattle; and they have brought their flocks, and their herds, and all that they have. 33 And it shall come to pass, when Pharaoh shall callyou, and shall say, What is your occupation ? 34 That ye shall say, Thy servants trade hath been about cattle from our youth even until now, both we, and also our fathers: that ye may dwell in the land of Goshen; for every shepherdis an abomination unto the Egyptians. HAP. XLVII. 1 Josefhfiresenteth five of his brethrem, 7 and his father before Pharaoh. 11 He govoth them habitation and maintenance. T HEN Joseph came and told Pharaoh, and said, My father and my brethren, and their flocks, and their herds, and all that they have, are come out of the land of Canaan; and behold, they are in the land of Goshen. 2 And he took some of his brethren, even five men, and presented them unto Pharaoh. 3 And Pharaoh said unto his brethren, What is your occupation 2 And they said

| unto Pharaoh,Thy servantsare shepherds,

both we, and also our fathers. 4 They said moreover, unto Pharaoh,

For to sojourn in the land awe we come :

for thy servants have no pasture for their

flocks; for the famine is sore in the land of

Canaan : now therefore, we pray thee,

. thy servants dwell in the land of Golen.

5 And Pharaoh spake unto Joseph, Jerodeclareth his age : saying Thy father and thy brethren are come into thee: 5 The land of Egypt is before thee; in the best of the land make thy father and brothren to dwell; in the land of Goshen k; them dwell; and if thou knowest any men of activity among them, then make them rulers over my cattle. 7 And Joseph brought in Jacob his father, and set him before Pharaoh : and Jacobblessed Pharaoh. 8 And Pharaoh said unto Jacob, How to gr: thou? 9 And Jacob said unto Pharaoh, The days of the years of my pilgrimage are an hundred and thirty years: few and evil


have the daysofthe years of my life been,

and have not attained unto the days of the years of the life of my fathers in the days of their pilgrima 10 And Jacob blessed Pharaoh, and went out from before Pharaoh. li o And Joseph placed his father and hisbrethren, and gave them a possession in the land of Egypt, in the best of the land, in the land of Rameses, as Pharaoh had commanded 12 AndJosephnourished his father, and hisbrethren, and all his father's household, with bread according to their families. 13° And there was no bread in all the

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20 And Joseph bought all the land of Egypt for Pharaoh: for the Egyptians sold every man his field, because the famine É. over them: so the land became


21. And as for the people, he removed them to cities from one end of the boro of Egypt even to the other end there

22 Only the land of the P. bought he not ; for the priests had a portion assigned them of Pharaoh, and did eat their po which Pharaoh gave them; whereore o sold not their lands. 23 Then Joseph said unto the people, Behold, I have bought you this day and your land for Pharaoh : lo, here is seed for you, and ye shall sow the land. 24 And it shall come to pass in the increase, that ye shall give the fifth fart unto Pharaoh, and four parts shall be your own, for seed of the field, and for 'our food, and for them of your houselds, and for food for your little ones. 25 And they said, Thou hast saved our lives: let us find grace in the sight of my lord, and we will É. Pharaoh’s servants. 26 And Joseph made it a law over the land of Egypt unto this day, that Pharaoh should have the fifth fiart ; except the land of the priests only, which became not Pharaoh's. 27 || And Israel dwelt in the land of E

pt, in the country of Goshen; and they §§ possessions therein, and grew, and multiplied exceedingly. 28 And Jacob lived in the land of Et seventeen years : so the whole age of Jacob was an à forty and seven

rears. y 29 And the time drew nigh that Israel must die: and he called his son Joseph, and said unto him, If now I have found ce in thy sight, put, I pray thee, thy and under my to: and deal kindly and truly with me ; bury me not, I pray thee, in Egypt : 30 But fwill lie with my fathers, and thou shalt carry me out of Fgypt, and bury me in their burying-place. And he said, I will do as thou hast said. 31 And he said, Swear unto me: and he sware unto him. And Israel bowed himself upon the bed's head. CHAP. XLVIII, 1 Josefth visiteth his sick father. 3 Jacob refeateth the fromise; 21 and firoshesieth their return. A*. it came to pass after these o: that one told Joseph, Behold, thy father is sick : and he took with him his two sons, Manasseh and Ephraim. 2 || And one told Jacob, and said, Be

hold, thy son Joseph cometh unto thee: and Israel to himself, and sat upon the bed.

3.And Jacob said unto Joseph, God Almighty appeared unto me at Luz in the land of Canaan, and blessed me, 4 And said unto me, Behold, I will make thee fruitful, and multiply thee, and I will make of thee a multitude of people; and will give this land to thy seed after thee, for an everlasting possession. 5 is And now, thy two sons, Ephraim and Manasseh, which were born unto thee in the land of Egypt, before I came unto thee into Egypt, are mine: as Reuben and Simeon, they shall be mine. 6 And thy issue, which thou begettest after them, shall be thine, and shall be called after the name of their brethren in their inheritance. 7 And as for me, when I came from Padan, Rachel died by me in the land of Canaan, in the way, when yet there was but a little way to come unto Ephrath : and I buried her there in the way of Ephrath, the same is Beth-lehem. 8 And Israel beheld Joseph's sons, and said, Who are these ? 9 And Joseph said unto his father, They are my sons, whom God hath given me in this filace. And he said, Bring them, I pray thee, unto me, and I will bless them. 10 (Now the eyes of Israel were dim for age, so that he could not see:) And he brought them near unto him ; and he kissed them, and embraced them. 11 And Israel said unto Joseph, I had || not thought to see thy face: and lo, God bath shewed me also thy seed. 12 And Joseph brought them out from between liis knees, and he bowed himself with his face to the earth. 13 And Joseph took them both, EFo in his right hand toward Israel's eft hand, and Manasseh in his left hand toward Israel's right hand, and brought || them near unto him. 14 And Israel stretched out his right hand, and laid it upon Ephraim's head, who was the younger, and his left hand upon Manasseh's head, guiding his hands o ; for Manasseh was the first

t"n. 15 is And he blessed Joseph, and said, God, before whom my fathers Abraham and Isaac did walk, the God which fed me all my life long unto this day, 16 The angel which redeemed me from all evil, bless the lads; and let my name be named on them, and the name of my fathers Abraham and Isaac : and let them grow into a multitude in the

midst of the earth. 17And when Joseph saw that his father laid his right hand upon the head of Ephraim, it displeased him : and he held up his father's hand, to remove it from phraim's head unto Manasseh’s head. 18 And Joseph said unto his father,

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I know it, my son, I know it ; he also shall become a people, and he also shall be great : but truly his younger brother shall be greater shall become a multitude of nations. 20 And he blessed them that day, saying, In thee shall Israel bless, *}. God make thee as Ephraim and as Manasseh: and he set Ephraim before Manasseh. 21 And Israel said unto Joseph, Behold, I die; but God shall be with you, and bring you again unto the land of your fathers. 22 Moreover I have given to thee one portion above thy brethren, which I took out of the hand of the Amorite with my sword and with my bow. SHAP. XLIX. 1 Jacob calleth his sons to bless them : 3 Their blessings in /articular : 29 His charge concerning his burial. 33 His death. A* Jacob called unto his sons, and said, Gather yourselves together, that I may tell you that which shall befal you in the last days. 2 Gather yourselves together, and hear, ye sons of }. ; and hearken unto Israel your father. 3 * Reuben, thou art my first-born, my might, and the beginning of my strength, the excellency of dignity, and the excellency of power: 4 Unstable as water, thou shalt not excel ; because thou wentest up to thy father's bed; then defiledst thou it : he went up to my couch. 5 Simeon and Leviare brethren: instruments of cruelty are in their habitations. 6 O my . come not thou into their secret ; unto their assembly, mine, honour, be not thou united : for in their anger they slew a man, and in their selfwill they digged down a wall. 7. Cursed be their anger, for it ovas fierce : and their wrath, for it was cruel: I will divide them in Jacob, and scatter them in Israel. 8 Judah, thou art he whom thy brethren shall §. thy hand shall be in the neck of thine enemies: thy father's children shall bow down before thee. 9 Judah is a lion's whelp ; from the prey, my son, thou art gone up: he stooped down, he couched as a lion, and as an old lion: who shall rouse him up 2 10. The sceptre shall not depart from Judah, nor a law-giver from between his feet, until Shiloh come : and unto him. shall the gathering of the people be. 11 Binding his foal unto the vine, and his ass's coltunto the choice vine; he washed his garments in wine, and his clothes in the blood of grapes:

Not so, my father: for this is the firstborn ; put thy right hand upon his head. 19 d his father refused, and said,

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12 His eyes shallbered with wine, and hsteth white with milk. 15¢/ebulunshall dwell at the haven of | the sea; and he shall be for an haven of | dis; andlisbordershall be unto Zidon. i4 Issachar is a strong ass, couching down between two burdens: 15 Andhe saw that rest was good, and the land that it was pleasant; and bowed his holder to bear, and became a servastunto tribute. 16' Danshall judge his people, as one of the tribes of * pe 17 Dan shall be a serpent by the way, anáčderinthepath, thatbiteth the horseheels, so that his ridershall fallbackward. o I have waited for thy salvation, O Rd, 19' Gad, a troop shall overcome him: but he shall overcome at the last. 207 Outof Asher his bread shall be fat, and he shall yield royal dainties. 21" Naphtali is a hind let loose : he giveth godly words. ?" Joseph is a fruitful bough, even a finitillbough by a well; whose branches mm over the wall: 3 The archers have sorely, grieved him, and shot at him, and hated him : 24 But his bow abode in strength, and the arms of his hands were made strong by the hands of the mighty God of Jacob: fo is the shepherd, the stone of

* Even by the God of thy father, who Salhelp thee, and by the Almighty, who shall bless thee with blessings of heaven toe, blessings of the deep that lieth undet, * of the breasts, and of the WUmb: #Theblessings ofthy fatherhave preWilled above theising of my progenorsunto the utmost bound of the everlastighills; they shall be on the head of Jo&ph, and on the crown of the head of him that was separate from his brethren. 37" Benjamin shall raven as a wolf: in them minghe shall devour the prey, and tight he shall divide the spoi 28's Altheseare the twelve tribes of Isrol; and this is it that their father spake mothem, and blessed them ; every one ois to his blessing he blessed

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and Rebekah his wife; and there I buried Leah) 32 The purchase of the field and of the cave that is therein, was from the children of Heth. 33 And when Jacob had made an end of commanding his sons, he gathered up his feet into the bed, and yielded up the ghost, and was gathered unto his


| 1 The mourning for Jacob. 7. The funeral.
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their return. 26 His death.
A”. Joseph fell upon his father's face,

and wept upon him, and kissed hi

in. 2 And Joseph commanded his servants the physicians to embalm his father: and the physicians embalmed Israel. 3 And forty days were fulfilled for him; (for soare fulfilled the days of those which are embalmed :) and the Egyptians mourned for him threescore and ten days. 4 And when the days of his mournin were past, Joseph spake unto the house Pharaoh, saying, If now I have found grace in your eyes, speak, I pray you, in the ears of Pharaoh, saying, 5 My father made me swear, saying, Lo, I die: in my grave which I have digged for me in the land of Canaan, there shalt thoubury me. Now therefore let me go up, I pray thee, and bury my father, and I will come again. 6 And Pharaoh said, Go up, and bury thy father, according as he made thee sWear. 7 || And o went up to bury his father : and with him went up all the servants of Pharaoh, the elders of his o: and all the elders of the land of

gypt, 8 And all the house of Joseph, and his brethren, and his father's house: only their little ones, and their flocks, and their herds they left in the land of Goshen. 9 And there went up with him both chariots and horsemen: and it was a very at company. 10 And they came to the threshingfloor of Atad, which is beyond Jordan, and there they mourned Wii. a great and very sore lamentation : and he made a mourning for his father seven days. 11 And when the Inhabitants of the land, the Canaanites, saw the mourning in the floor of Atad, they said, This is 3. grievous mourning to the Egyptians: wherefore the name of it was called Abelmizraim, which is beyond Jordan. 12 And his sons did unto him according as he commanded them : 13 For his sons carried him into the land of Canaan, and buried him in the

his wife; there they buried Isaac

cave of the field of Machpelah, which

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52 The Israelites offiressed.

Abraham bought with the field for a possession of a burying-place of Ephron the Hittite, before Mamre. 14 of And Joseph returned into Fgypt, he and his brethren, and all that went up with him to bury his father, after he had buried his father. 15 M And when Joseph's brethren saw that their father was dead, they said, Joseph will peradventure hate us, and will certainly requite us all the evil which we did unto him. 15 And they sent messengers unto Joseph, saying, Thy father did command before he died, saying, 17 So shall ye say unto Joseph, Forgive, I pray thee now, the trespass of thy brethren, and their sin ; for they did unto thee evil: and now, we pray thee, forgive the trespass of the servants of the God of thy father. And Joseph wept when they spake unto him. 18 And his brethren also went and fell down before his face: and they said, Behold, we be thy servants. 19 And Joseph said unto them, Fear not: for am I in the place of God

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CHAP. I. 1 The children of Israel multiply. 8 They are offiressed by a new king. 15 The midwives save the males alive. OW these are the names of the children of Israel, which came into Egypt; every man and his household came with Jacob. 2 Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah, 3 Issachar, Zebulun, and Benjamin, 4 Dan, and Naphtali, Gad, and Asher. 5 And all the souls that came out of the loins of Jacob, were seventy souls: for Joseph was in E § already. 6 And Joseph died, and all his brethren, and all that generation. 7 's And the children of Israel were fruitful, and increased abundantly, and o and waxed exceeding mighty; and the land was filled with them. 8 Now, there arose up a new king over Egypt, which knew not Joseph. 9 And he said unto his people, Behold, the people of the children .# Israel are more and mightier than we. 10 Come on, let us deal wisely with them: lest they multiply, and it come to pass, that when there falleth out any war, they join also unto our enemies, and fight against us, and so get them up out of the land. 11 Therefore they did sct over them task-masters, to afflict them with their burdens.

And they built for Pharaoh

treasure-cities, Pithom, and Raamses.

12 But the more they afflicted them, the more they multiplied and grew. ...And they were grieved because of the children of Israel. 13 And the Egyptians made the children of Israel to serve with rigour. 14 And they made their lives bitter with hard bondage, in mortar, and in brick, and in all manner of service in the field: all their service wherein they made them serve, was with rigour. 15 And the king of Egypt spake to the Hebrew midwives, (of §§ the name of one was Shiphrah, and the name of the other Puah : 16 And he said, When ye do the office of a midwife to the Hebrew women, and see them upon the stools; if it be a son, then ye shall kill him ; but if it be a daughter, then she shall live. 17 But the midwives feared God, and did not as the king of Egypt commanded them, but saved the men-children alive. 18 And the king of Egypt called for the midwives, and said unto them, Why have ye done this thing, and have saved the men-children alive 2 19 And the midwives said unto Pharaoh, Because the Hebrew women are not as the Egyptian women: for they are lively, and are delivered ere the midwives come in unto them. Sy Therefore God dealt well with the

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