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The kings and dukes of Edom.


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25 And the children of Anah were thefe; Dishon, and Aholibamah the daughter of Anah.

26 And thefe are the children of Difhon; || Hemdan, and Eshban, and Ithran, and Cheran.

27 The children of Ezer are thele; Bilhan, and Zaavan, and


28 The children of Dishan are thefe; Uz, and Aran.

29 Thefe are the dukes that came of the Horites; duke Lotan, duke Shobal, duke Zebeon, duke Anah,

30 Duke Difhon, duke Ezer, duke Dithan: thefe are the dukes that came of Hori, among their dukes in the land of Seir.

31 And thefe are the kings that reigned in the land of Edom, before there reigned any king over the children of Ifrael.

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

33 And Belah died, and Jobab the fon of Zerah of Bozrah reigned in his ftead.

34 And Jobab died, and Hufham of the land of Temani reigned in his ftead.

35 And Hufham died, and Hadad the fon of Bedad (who fmote Midian in the field of Moab ) reigned in his ftead and the name of his city was Avith.


36 And Hadad died, and Samlah of Mairekah reigned in his ftead.

37 And Samlah died, and Saul of Rehoboth by the river reigned in his ftead.

38 And Saul died, and Baal-hanan the fon of Achbor reigned in his stead. 39 And Baal-hanan the fon of Acha bor died, and a Hadar reigned in his a Ario- ftead: and the name of his city was Exod. Pau; and his wifes name was Me


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Jofephs two dreams: hetabel, the daughter of Matred, the Before daughter of Mezahab. Christ 40 And thefe are the names of cir.1496. the dukes that came of Efau, accord- 1 Chron. ing to their families, after their places, by their names; duke Timnah, duke Alvah, duke Jetheth,

41 Duke Aholibamah, duke Elah, duke Pinon,

42 Duke Kenaz, duke Teman, duke Mibzar,

43 Duke Magdiel, duke Iram : thefe be the dukes of Edom, according to their habitations, in the land of their poffeffion; he is Efau the father of the Edomites.


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2 Jofeph is hated of bis brethren: 5 His two dreams: 18 His brethren conSpire his death: 36 He is fold to Potiphar in Egypt. AND Jacob dwelt in the land wherein his father was a Heh. ftranger, in the land of Canaan. 2 Thefe are the generations of Ja- Chap. cob; Jofeph being feventeen years Hebr. old, was feeding the flock with his 11.9. brethren, and the lad was with the 1729. fons of Bilhah, and with the fons of Zilpah, his fathers wives: and Jofeph brought unto his father their evil report.

3 Now Ifrael loved Jofeph more than all his children, because he was the fon of his old age: and he inade him a coat of many || colours.



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4 And when his brethren faw that pieces Judges their father loved him more than all 5.30. his brethren, they hated him, and 13.18. could not speak peaceably unto him.


5 And Jofeph dreamed a dream, and he told it his brethren: and they hated him yet the more.

6 And he faid unto them, Hear, I pray you, this dream which I have dreamed.

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7 For behold, we were binding c Chap. fheaves in the field, and lo, my fheaf &43.25. arofe, and alfo ftood upright; and behold, your fheaves itood round about, and made obeifance to my


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His brethren hate bim,

Chap. xxxviii.
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10 And he told it to his father, and
to his brethren: and his father rebuk-
ed him, and faid unto him, What is
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Shall I and thy mother and thy bre-
thren indeed come to bow down our-
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Dan. 7.28. Luke 2.

II And his brethren envied him: but his father fobferved the faying.

12 And his brethren went to 19, 51. feed their fathers flock in Shechem.

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13 And Ifrael faid unto Jofeph, Do not thy brethren feed the flock in Shechem? Come, and I will fend thee unto them. And he said unto him, Here am 1.

14 And he faid to him, Go, I pray fee the thee, fee whether it be well with brer, thy brethren, and well with the flocks; and bring me word again. So he fent him out of the vale of Hebron, and he came to Shechem.

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15 And a certain man found him, and behold, he was wandering in the field: and the man asked him, laying, What seekest thou?

16 And he faid, I seek my brethren: tell me, I pray thee, where they feed their flocks.

17 And the man faid, They are departed hence: for I heard them fay, Let us go to Dothan. And Jofeph went after his brethren, and 2 Kings found them in 8 Dothan.


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18 And when they faw him afar off, even before he came near unto them, they conspired against him, to flay him.

19 And they faid one to another, Behold, this + dreamer cometh.

20 Come now therefore, and let us flay him, and caft him into fome pit; and we will fay, Some evil beast hath devoured him: and we fhall fee what will become of his dreams.

21 Andh Reuben heard it, and he delivered him out of their hands; and faid, Let us not kill him.

22 And Reuben faid unto them, Shed no blood, but caft 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¶ And it came to pass when Jofeph was come unto his brethren, that they ftript Jofeph out of


and fell bim into Egypt.

him into a pit and the pit was emp- Before ty, there was no water in it. Chrift

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25 And they fat down to eat 1729. bread and they lift up their eyes and locked, and behold, a company of k Ifhmeelites came from Gilead, k See ver. with their camels bearing spicery, and balm, and myrrh, going to car- 1 Jer & ry it down to Egypt.

26 And Judah faid unto his brethren, What profit is it if we flay our brother, and conceal his blood?"

27 Come, and let us fell him to the Ifhmeelites, and let not our hand be upon him; for he is our brother, and our flesh: and his brethren + were content.

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36 And the Midianites fold him ofthe into Egypt unto Potiphar, ant officer men, or of Pharaohs, and † captain of the guard.

CHAP. XXXVIII. 1 Judah begetteth Er, Onan, and Shelah. 6 Er marrieth Tamar. 8 The trefpafs of Onan.

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coat, his coat of many colours that A that Judah went down from his

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24 And they took him, and cast | Adullamite, whofe name was Hirah.

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3 And the conceived, and bare a fon; and he called his name Er.

b And the conceived again, and bare a fon; and the called his name Onan.

5 And the yet again conceived, and bare a fon; and called his name Shelah: and he was at Chezib, when the bare him.

6 And Judah took a wife for Er his firft-born, whofe name was Tamar.

7 And Er, Judahs first-born, was wicked in the fight of the LORD; and the LORD flew him.

8 And Judah faid unto Onan, Go apeut in unto thy brothers wife, and marry her, and raise up feed to thy brother.

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9 And Onan knew that the feed fhould not be his: and it came to pafs, when he went in unto his brothers wife, that he fpilled it on the ground, left that he should give feed to his brother.

10 And the thing which he did, t difpleafed the LORD: wherefore he bee of flew him alfo.

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11 Then faid Judah to Tamar his daughter in law, Remain a widow at thy fathers houfe, till Shelah my fon be grown; (for he faid, Left peradventure he die alfo as his brethren did:) and Tamar went and dwelt in her fathers houfe.

12 ¶ And + in process of time, the - daughter of Shuah Judahs wife died; and Judah was comforted, and went up unto his theep-fhearers to Timnath, he and his friend Hirah the Adullamite.

13 And it was told Tamar, faying, Behold, thy father in law goeth up f to Timnath, to thear his theep.

14 And the put her widows garments off from her, and covered her with a vail, and wrapped herself, and fat in an open place, which is by the way to Timnath: for fhe faw fnajim that Shelah was grown, and she was not given unto him to wife.

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15 When Judah faw her, he thought her to be an harlot; because fhe had covered her face.

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

The birth of Pharez and Zarah.

17 And he faid, I will fend thee Before ta kid from the flock: And the faid, Chrift Wilt thou give me a pledge, till thou cir. 1727. fend it?

18 And he faid, What pledge thall I give thee? And the faid, Thy fignet, and thy bracelets, and thy staff that is in thine hand: and he gave it her, and came in unto her, and the conceived by him.

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

20 And Judah fent the kid by the hand of his friend the Adullamite, to receive his pledge from the womans hand: but he found her not.

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21 Then he asked the men of that place, faying, Where is the harlot, that was openly by the way-fide? Or And they laid, There was no harlot inaji in this place.

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

23 And Judah faid, Let her take it to her, left we + be thamed: be- Heb hold, I fent this kid, and thou haft contempt. not found her.

24 ¶ And it came to país about three months after, that it was told Judah, faying, Tamar thy daughter in law hath played the harlot; and alfo behold, fhe is with child by whoredom and Judah faid, Bring her forth, and let her be burnt.


25 When the was brought forth, fhe fent to her father in law, faying, By the man whofe these are, am I with child and the faid, Difcern, I pray thee, whofe are thefe, the fignet, and bracelets, and staff.

26 And Judah acknowledged them, and faid, She hath been more righteous than I; because that I gave her not to Shelah my fon : and he knew her again no more.

27 ¶ And it came to pass in the time of her travail, that behold,twins were in her womb.

28 And it came to pafs when she travailed, that the one put out his hand; and the midwife took and bound upon his hand a scarlet thread, faying, This came out firft.

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29 And it came to pafs as he drew made this back his hand, that behold, his bro- gain ther came out; and the faid, How That is, halt thou broken forth this breach a breach be upon thee: therefore his name was 2.4 called Pharez. h

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Jofephs advancement, Before 30 And afterward came out his Chrift brother that had the fcarlet thread 1727. upon his hand and his name was called Zarah.

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ever. 211 2 And the LORD was with Jofeph, 61. & and he was a profperous man: and he was in the house of his mafter the Egyptian.


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3 And his mafter faw that the LORD was with him, and that the LORD made all that he did to profper in his hand.

4 And Jofeph found grace in his fight, and he ferved him and he made him overfeer over his house, and all that he had he put into his hand.

5And it came to pafs from the time that he had made him overfeer in his houte, and over all that he had, that & the LORD bleffed the Egyptians house for Jofephs fake: and the bleffing 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 Josephs hand; and he knew not ought he had, fave the bread which he did eat: and Jofeph was a goodly perjon, and well-favoured.

Pharaohs butler and baker. 12 And the caught him by his gar- Before ment, faying, Lie with me: and he Chrift left his garment in her hand, and 1729.. fled, and got him out.

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

14 That the called unto the men of her houfe, and spake unto them, faying, See, he hath brought in an Hebrew unto us to mock us: he came in unto me to lie with me, and I cried... with a loud voice.

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15 And it came to pafs, when he great. heard that I lifted up my voice and cried, that he left his garment with me, and fled, and got him out.

16 And the laid up his garment by her, until his lord came home.

17 And the spake unto him accord.. ing to these words, faying, The Hebrew fervant which thou haft brought unto us,came in unto me to mock me

18 And it came to pass, as I lift up my voice, and cried, that he left his garment with me, and fled out.

19 And it came to pafs, when his mafter heard the words of his wife, which the fpake unto him, faying, After this manner did thy fervant to me; that his wrath was kindled.

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20 And Jofephs mafter took him, and f put him into the prifon, af Pfal. place where the kings prifoners were bound and he was there in the prifon, Chap. 40. 21 But the LORD was with Jo- 14. feph, and † fhewed him mercy, and Heb. gave him favour in the fight of the kindness keeper of the prison.



unto bim M Exod. 3.

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-7¶And it came to pafs after thefe 22 And the keeper of the prifon 21.11. things, that his mafters wife caft her committed to Jofephs hand all the 36 eyes upon Jofeph; and the faid, Lieprifoners that were in the prifon; 46. with me. and whatsoever they did there, he was the doer of it.

8 But he refused, and faid unto his matters wife, Behold, my master wotteth not what is with me in the houfe, and he hath committed all that he hath to my hand.

9 There is none greater in this houfe than I neither hath he kept back any thing from me, but thee, because thou art his wife: how then can I do this great wickednefs, and Ce fin against God?

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to Jofeph day by day, that he heark. A things, that the butler of the

ened not unto her, to lie by her, or to be with her.

11 And it came to país about this time, that Jofeph went into the house todo his bufinefs; and there was none of the men of the house there within,

king of Egypt and his baker had offended their lord the king of Egypt.

2 And Pharaoh was wroth against two of his officers, against the chief of the butlers, and against the chief of the bakers. 3 * And

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Pharaohs two dreams. 17 And in the uppermoft basket Before there was of all manner of † bake- Chrift

Before 3 a And he put them in ward in Chrift the house of the captain of the guard, cire 1720. into the prison, the place where Jo-meats for Pharaoh; and the birds 1718. 32.2123. feph was bound. did eat them out of the basket upon + Heb. my head.

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4 And the captain of the guard charged Jofeph with them, and he ferved them; and they continued a feafon 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 prifon.

6 And Jofeph came in unto them in the morning, and looked upon them, and behold they were fad.

7 And he asked Pharaohs officers that avere with him in the ward of his lords houfe, faying, Wherefore † look faces vill ye fo fadly to day?

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Chap. 41. 16. Dan. 2.

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8 And they faid unto him, We have dreamed a dream, and there is no interpreter of it. And Jofeph faid unto them, b Do not interpretations belong to God? tell me them, I pray you.

9 And the chief butler told his dream to Jofeph, and faid unto him, In my dream, behold, a vine was before me.

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13 Yet within three days fhall Kings Pharaoh | lift up thine head, and P. 3.3. reftore thee unto thy place: and thou fhalt deliver Pharaohs cup into his hand, after the former manner when thou waft his butler.

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18 And Jofeph answered, and faid, of a baker, This is the interpretation thereof; or, cook. The three baskets are three days.

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20 And it came to pafs the third day, which was Pharaohs birth-day, that he made a feat unto all his fer- 8.21. vants: and he lifted up the head of or the chief butler, and of the chief baker among his fervants.

21 And he restored the chief butler unto his butlership again; and he gave the cup into Pharaohs hand :

22 But he hanged the chief baker: as Jofeph had interpreted to them. 23 Yet did not the chief butler remember Jofeph, but forgat him. CHAP. XLI.

✰ Pharaohs two dreams: 25 Joseph interpreteth them : 33 He giveth Pharaoh counfel. 38 Jofeph is advanced: 50 He begetteth Manaffeh and Ephraim.


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A 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 fat-flefhed; and they fed in a meadow.

3 And behold, seven other kine came up after them out of the river, ill-favoured, and lean-flefhed; and ftood by the other kine, upon the brink of the river.

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

5 And he flept and dreamed the fecond time and behold, feven ears of corn came up upon one stalk, + rank and good. + Heb.fat.

6 And behold, seven thin ears and blafted with the east wind fprung up after them.

7 And the seven thin ears devoured the feven rank and full years: and Pharaoh awoke, and behold, it was a dream.

8 And it came to pafs in the morning, that his fpirit was troubled; and Dan. 2. 3. he

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