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, Tetan dreams of Pharaoh: o! also tras in my dream, and behold, jica three white baskets on my head: 17 And in the uppermost basket there was of all manner of bake-meats for Phanoh: and the birds did eat them out of the basket upon my head. 18 And Joseph answered, and said, This is the interpretation thereof: The three baskets are three days: 19 Yet within three days shall Pharaoh it up thy head from off thee, and shall hang thee on a tree : and the birds shall atthy flesh from off thee. 20*. And it came to pass the third day, zlich was Pharaoh’s birth-day, that he made a feast unto all his servants: and he ised up the head of the chief butler and of the chief baker among his servants. 21 And he restored the chief butler to his butlership again; and he gave *::: into Pharaoh's hand: 2? But he hanged the chief baker, as Joseph had interpreted to them. 23 Yet did not the chief butler rememher Joseph, but forgat him. - CHAP. XLI. A} it came to pass at the end of two full years, that Pharaoh dreamed: and behold, he stood by the river. : And behold, there came up out of the oi."...o. . and fat: and t ed in a meadow.-3 And behold, seven .came offer them out of the river, ill-favoured filean-fleshed; and stood by the other ine upon the brink of the river. 4 And the ill-favoured and lean-fleshed tie did eat up the seven well-favoured and sat kine. So Pharaoh awoke. 5 And he slept and dreamed the second int: and behold, seven ears of corn citie . . one stalk, rank and good. §Andbehold, seventhin earsandblasted with the east wind †. up after them. 7 And the seven thin ears devoured the seven rank and full ears. And Pharaoh *ke, and behold, it was a dream. & And it came to pass in the morning, to his spirit was troubled; and he sent ind called for all the magicians of Egypt, ind all the wise men thereof: and Phanoh told them his dreams; but there was one that could interpret them unto 1. 9 * Then spake the chief butler unto o saying, I do remember my faults

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and the famine shall consume the land : 31 And the plenty shall not be known in the land by reason of that famine sollowing: for it shall be very grievous. 32 And for that the dream was doubled unto Pharaoh twice ; it is because the thing is established by God, and God will shortly bring it to pass. 33 Now.therefore let Pharaoh look out a man discreet and wise, and set him over the land of Egypt. 34 Let Pharaoh do this, and let him appoint officers over the land, and take up the fifth part of the land of Egypt in the seven plentedus years. 35 And let them gather all the food of those good years that come, and lay up corn under the hand of Pharaoh ; and let them keep food in the cities. 36 And that food shall be for store to the land against the seven years of famine, which shall be in the land of Egypt; that the land * not through the famine. 37 || And the thing was good in the eyes of Pharaoh, and in the eyes of all his servants. 38 And Pharaoh said unto his servants, Can we find such a one as this is, a man in whom the spirit of God is 2 39 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, Forasmuch as Godhath shewed thee all this, there is none so discreet and wise as thou art: 40 Thou shalt be over my house, and according unto thy word shall all my people be ruled: only in the throne will I be greater than thou. 41 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, See, I have set thee over all the land of Egypt. 42 And Pharaoh took off his ring from his hand, and put it upon Joseph's hand, and arrayed him in vestures of fine linen, and put a gold chain about his neck; 43 And he made him to ride in the second chariot which he had : and they cried before him, Bow the knee: and hemade him ruler over all the land of Egypt. 44 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, I am Pharaoh, and without thee shall noman list up his hand or foot in all the land of Egypt. 45 And Pharach called Joseph's name o and he gave him to wife Asenath the daughter of Poti-pherah priest of On: and Joseph went out over all the land of o!. 46 || And Joseph was thirty years old when he stood before Pharaoh king of Fgypt: and Joseph went out from the presence of Pharaoh, and went throughout all the land of Egypt. 47 And in the seven plenteous years the earth brought forth by handfuls. 48 And he gathered up all the food of the seven years which were in the land of

GENESIS. Jacob sends to Egypt for corn.

the food of the field which was round about every city, laid he up in the same. o And Joseph gathered corn as the sand of the sea, very much, until he left numbering ; for it was without number. 50 And unto Joseph were born two sons before the years of famine came : which Asenath the daughter of Poti-pherah priest of On bare unto him. 51. And Joseph called the name of the first-born Manasseh : For God, said he, hath made me forget all my toil, and all my father's house. 52. And the name of the second called he Ephraim : For God hath caused me to be fruitful in the land of my affliction. 53 || And the seven years of plentedusness that was in the land of Egypt, were ended. 54 And the seven years of dearth began to come, according as Joseph had said : and the dearth was in all lands; but in all the land of Egypt there was bread. 55 And when all the land of Egypt was famished, the#. cried to Pharaoh for bread: and Pharaoh said unto all the Egyptians, Go unto Joseph; what he saith to you, do. 56 And the famine was over all the face of the earth: and Joseph opened all the store-houses, and sold unto the Egyptians: and the famine waxed sore in the land of Egypt. 57 And all countries came into Egypt to Joseph for to buy, corn ; because that the famine was so sore in all lands. CHAP. XLII. OW when Jacob saw that there was corn in Egypt, Jacob said unto his sons, Why do ye look one upon another ? 2 And he said, Behold I have heard that there is corn in Egypt: get you down thither, and buy for us from thence; that we may live, and not die. 3 And Joseph's ten brethren went down to buy corn in Egypt. 4 But Benjamin, Joseph's brother, Jacob sent not with his brethren: for he . Lest peradventure mischief befall lin. 5 And the sons of Israel came to buy corn among those that came: for the famine was in the land of Canaan. 6 And Joseph was the governor over the land, and he it was that sold to all the people of the land: and Joseph’s brethren came, and bowed down themselves before him with their faces to the earth. 7 And Joseph saw his brethren, and he knew them, but made himself strange unto them, and spake roughly unto them : and he said unto them, Wonocomo ye And they said, From the land of Canaan

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* And Joseph knew his brethren, but toy knew not him. 3 And Joseph remembered the dreams which he dreamed of them, and said unto them, Ye are spies; to see the nakedness as the land ye are come. 10 And they said unto him, Nay, my lord, but to buy food are thy servants come. 11 We are all one man's sons; we are true men; thy servants are no spies. 12 And he said unto them, Nay, but to see the nakedness of the land ye are come. 13 And they said, Thy servants are twelve brethren, the sons of one man in the and of Canaan: , and behold, the youngesti, this day with our father, and one is

Lot. 14 And Joseph said unto them, That is # that I spake unto you, saying, Ye are toes : *. Hereby ye shall be proved : By the likos Pharaoh ye shall not go forth hence, twept your youngest brother come hither. 16 Send one of you, and let him fetch your brother, and ye shall be kept in prison, that your . may be proved, whether there he any truth in you: or else, by the life of Pharaoh, surely ye are spies. 17 And he put them all together into ward three days. 18 And Joseph said unto them the third dy, This do, and live; for I fear God: 19 li ye be true men, let one of your brethren be bound in the house of your

XLIII. Jacob refuses to send Benjamin.

espied his money: for behold, it was in his sack's mouth.

money is restored ; and lo, it is even in my sack: and their heart failed them, and they were afraid, saying one to another, What is this that God hath done unto us'' 29 || And they came unto Jacob their father unto the land of Canaan, and told him all that befellunto them, saying, 30 The man who is the lord of the land, spake roughly to us, and took us for spies of the country. 31 And we said unto him, We are true men; we are no spies: 32 We be twelve brethren, sons of our father: one is not, and the youngest is this dog with our father in the land of Canaan. 3 And the man, the lord of the country, said unto us, Hereby shall I know that ye are true inen : leave one of your brethren here with me, and take food for the famine of your households, and begone:

unto me: then shall I know that ye are no spies, but that ye are true men: so will I deliver you your brother, and ye shall traffic in the land. 35 || And it came to pass as they emptied their sacks, that behold, every man's bundle of money was in his sack; and when both they and their father saw the bundles of money, they were afraid. 36 And Jacob their father said unto

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your houses: 20 But bring your youngest brother unto me; so shall your words be verified, and ye shall not die. . And they did so. 2s "And they said one to another, We or verily guilty concerning our brother, in #! we saw the anguish of his soul, when besought us, and we would not hear; teresore is this distress come upon us. # And Reuben answered them, saying, Šoke I not unto you, saying, Do not sin i. the child; and ye would not hear? refore behold also his blood is required. 23 And they knew not that Joseph unkotood then : for he spake unto them by in Interpreter. 24 And he turned himself about from h, and wept; and returned to them #ain, and communed with them, and took n them Simeon, and bound him before heir eyes. 25 * Tien Joseph commanded to fill or sacks with corn, and to restore every on's money into his sack, and to give on provision for the way: and thus did into them. * And they laded their asses with the on, and departed thence. & And as one of them opened his sack * give, his ass provender in the inu, be

dren: Joseph is not, and Simeon is not, and ye will take Benjamin away : all these things are against me.

37 And Reuben spake unfo his father, saying, Slay my two sons, if { bring him not to thee: deliver him into my i. and I will bring him to thee again.

38 And he said, My son shall not go down with you; for his brother is dead and he is left alone: if mischief befall him by the way in the which ye go, then shall ye bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to the grave.

CHAP. XLIII. ND the famine was sore in the land. 2 And it came to pass, when they

had eaten up the corn which they had brought out of Egypt, their father said unto them, Go again, buy us a little food.

3 And Judah spake unto him, saying, The man did solemnly protest unto us, ...; Ye shall not see my face, except your brother be with you. 4 If thou wilt send our brother with us, we will go down and buy thee food : 5 But if thou wilt not send him we will not go down: for the man said unto us, Ye shall not see my face, except your brother be with you. 6 And Israel o,Wherefore dealt ye.

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Jacob lots Benjamingo. GENESIS. Joseph entertains his brethren: so ill with me, as to tell the man whether 22 And other money have we brought ye had yet a brother? down in our hands to buy food: we cannot

7 And they said, The man asked us tell who o our money in our sacks.

straitly of our state, and of our kindred, saying, Is your father yet alive? have ye another brother? and we told him according to the tenor of these words : Could we certainly know that he would say, Bring your brother down? 8 And Judah said unto Israel his father, Send the lad with me, and we will arise and go; that we may live, and not die, both we, and thou, and also our little ones. 9 I will be surety for him; of my hand shalt thou require him: if I bring him not unto thee, and set him before thee, then let me bear the blame for ever: 10 For except we had lingered, surely now we had returned this second time. 11 And their father Israel said unto them, If it must be so now, do this; take of the best fruits in the land in your vessels, and carry down the man a present, a little balm, and a little honey, spices, and myrrh, nuts, and almonds: 12 And take double money in your hand; and the money that was brought again on the mouth of your sacks, carry it again in your hand; peradventure it was an o: 13 Take also your brother, and arise, go again unto the man: 14 And God Almighty give you mercy before the man, that he may send away our other brother, and Benjamin: If I be ereaved of my children, I am bereaved. 15. T And the men took that present, and they took double money in their hand, and Benjamin; and rose up, and went down to Egypt, and stood before Joseph. 16 And when Joseph saw Benjamin with them, he said to the ruler of his house, Bring these men home, and slay, and make ready : for these men shall dine with me at noon. 17. And the man did as Joseph bade: and the man brought the men into Joseph's house. 18 And the men were afraid, because they were o: into Joseph's house; and they said, Because of the money that was returned in our sacks at the first time are we brought in; that he may seek occasion against us, and fall upon us, and take us for bondmen, and our asses. 19 And they came near to the steward of Joseph’s house, and they communed with him at the door of the house, 20 And said, Osir, we came indeed down at the first time to buy food: 21 And it came to pass, when we came to the inn, that we opened our sacks, and behold, every man's money was in the mouth of his sack, our money in full weight:

23 And he said, Peace be to you, fear not; your God, and the God of your father hath given you treasure in your sacks: f had your money. And he brought Simeon out unto them. 24 And the man brought the men into Joseph’s house, and gave them water, and they washed their feet; and he gave their asses provender. 25 And they made ready the present against Joseph came at noon: for they heard that they should eat bread there. 26 "I And when Joseph came home. they brought him the present which was in their hand into the house, and bowed themselves to him to the earth. 27 And he asked them of their welfare, and said, Is your father well, the old man of whom ye spake? is he yet alive? 28 And they answered, Thy servant our father is in good health, he is yet alive : and they bowed down their heads, and made obeisance. 29 And he lifted up his eyes, and saw his brother Benjamin, his mother's son, and said, Is this your younger brother, of whom ye spake unto me? And he said, God be gracious unto thee, my son. 30 And Joseph made haste; for his bowels did yearn upon his brother: and he sought where to weep; and he entered into his chamber, and wept there. 31 And he washed his face, and went out, and refrained himself, and said, Set on bread. 32 And they set on for him by himself, and for them by themselves, and for the Egyptians which did eat with him, by themselves: because the Egyptians might not eat bread with the Hebrews; for that is an abomination unto the Egyptians. 33 And they sat before him, the firstborn according to his birth-right, and the youngest according to his youth: and the men marvelled one at another. 34 And he took and sent messes unto them from before him : but Benjamin's mess was five times so much as any of theirs. And they drank, and were merry

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ND he commanded the steward of his house, saying, Fill the men's sacks with food, as much as they can carry, and put every man's money in his sack’s mouth. 2 And put my }. the silver cup, in the sack's mouth of the youngest, and his corn-money: and he did according to the

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to, and not yet far off, Joseph said unto is reward. Up, follow after the men; and when hou dost overtake them, say unto em. Wherefore have ye rewarded evil orgood? 5 knot this it in which my lord drinko, and whereby indeed he divineth? ye are done evil in so doing. 6" And he overtook them, and he spake to them these same words. 7 And they said unto him, Wherefore sh my lord these words? God forbid of thy servants should do according to is thing: 8 Behold,the money which we found in or socks' mouths, we brought again unto "ee out of the land of Canaan: how then ould we steal out of thy lord's house silits or gold? * With whomsoever of thy servants, it * found, both let him die, and we also will be my lord’s bond-men. 10 And he said, Now also let it be acriding unto your words: he with whom ! is sound shall be my servant; and ye *... he blameless. 11 Then they speedily took down every on his sack to the ground, and opened “ey man his sack. 1: And he searched, and began at the dest, and left at the youngest: and the to was found in Benjamin’s sack. 3 Then they rent their clothes, and kievery man his ass, and returned to or city. 11 * And Judah and his brethren came voseph's house, (for he was yet there:) hithey fell before him on the ground, lä And Joseph said unto them, What *i; this that ye have done? wotye not * such a man as I can certainly divine? 18 And Judah said, What shall we say into my lord? what shall we speak? or * shall we clear ourselves? God hath Londout the ini . of thy servants: be*we are m | 's servants, both we, to also with whom the cup is found. of And he said, God forbid that I should o; but the man in whose hand the cup "ound, he shall be my servant; and as *You, get you up in peace unto your fart.

# Then Judah came near unto him, osmid, Q my lord, let thy servant, I pray *, *peak a word in my lord's ears, and "ot thine anger burn against thy ser4: for thou art even as Pharaoh. "My lord asked his servants, saying, otye a father, or a brother? *And we said unto my lord, We have other, an old man, and a child of his **e, a little one: and his brother is *4 and he alone is left of his mother, *this father loveth him. * And thou saidst unto thy servants,

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Bring him down unto me, that I may set mine eyes upon him. 22 And we said unto my lord, The lad cannot leave his father: for if he should leave his father, his father would die. 23 And thou saidst unto thy servants, Except your youngest brother come down with you, ye shall see my face no more. 24. And it came to pass, when we came up unto thy servant my father, we told him the words of my lord. 25 And our father said, Go again, and buy us a little food. 26 And we said, We cannot go down: if our youngest brother be with us, then will we go down; for we may not see the man's face, except our youngest brother be with us. 27. And thy servant my father said unto us, Ye know that my wife bare me two sons : 28 And the one went out from me, and I said, Surely he is torn in pieces; and 1 saw him not since: 29 And if ye take this also from me, and mischief befall him, ye shall bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to the grave. 30 Now therefore when I come to th servant my father, and the lad be not wit us; (seeing that his life is bound up in the lad’s life;) 31 It shall come to pass, when he seeth that the lad is not with us, that he will die: and thy servants shall bring down the gray hairs of thy servant our father with sorrow to the grave. 32 For thy servant became surety for the lad unto my father, saying, If I bring him not unto thee, then I shall bear the blame to my father for ever. 33 Now therefore, I pray thee, let th servant abide instead of the lad a bondman to my lord; and let the lad go up with his brethren. 34 For how shall I go up to my father, and the lad be not with me? lest peradventure I see the evil that shall come on

my father. CHAP. XLV. THEN Joseph could not refrain himself before also them that stood by him;

and he cried, Cause every man to go out from me: and there stood no man with him, while Joseph made himself known unto his brethren.

2 And he wept aloud; and the Egyptians and the house of Pharaoh heard.

3 And Joseph said unto his brethren, I am Joseph; doth my father yet live 2 And his o could not answer him; for they were troubled at his presence.

4 And Joseph said unto his brethren, Come near to me, I pray you: and the came near. And he said, I am Josep

your brother, whom fe sold into Egypt.

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