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Judahs fupplication to Jofeph.

Genefis. Jofeph maketh himself known: his brethren: 9 He fendeth for his father, 25 who is revived at the

Before 20 And we faid unto my lord, We Christ have a father, an old man, and a 1707. child of his old age, a little one:

b Chip. 42.15.

and his brother is dead, and he alone is left of his mother, and his father loveth him.

21 And thou faidft unto thy fervants, Bring him down unto me, that I may fet mine eyes upon him.

22 And we faid unto my lord, The dad cannot leave his father: for if he fhould leave his father, his father would die.

23 And thou faidt unto thy fereChap. 43. vants, Except your youngest brother come down with you, you shall fee my face no more.

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24 And it came to pafs, when we came up unto thy fervant my father, we told him the words of my lord.

25 And our fathers faid, Go again, and buy us a little food.

26 And we faid, We cannot go down; if our youngest brother be with us, then will we go down; for we may not fee the mans face, except our youngest brother be with us. 27 And thy tervant my father faid Chap-46. unto us, Ye know thate my wife bare me two fons.


28 And the one went out from fchap.37 me, and I faid, f Surely he is torn in pieces; a dI faw him not fince.



29 And if ye take this alfo from Chap.42. me, and g mifchief befal him, ye thall bring down my gray hairs with forrow to the grave.

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30 Now therefore when I come to thy fervantiny father, and the lad be not with us: (feeing that his life is bound up in tire lads life)


31 It hall come to pafs, when he feeth that the lad is not with us, that he will die and thy fervants fhall bring down the gray hairs of thy fervant our father with forrow to the grave...

32 For thy fervant became furety for the lad unto my father, faying, J If I bring him not unto thee, then I fhall bear the blame to my father for ever.

33 Now therefore, I pray thee, let thy fervant abide in ftead of the lad, a bondmin to my ford; and let the kid go up with his brethren.

34 For how theil I go up to my father, and the lad be not with me? teft peradventure I tee the evil that fhall come on my father.

Jofeph maketh himself known to

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8 So now it was not you that fent me hither, but God: and he hath made me da father to Pharaoh, and Chap 41. lord of all his houfe, and a ruler throughout all the land of Egypt.

9 Hafte you, and go up to my father, and fay unto him, Thus faith thy fon Jofeph, God hath made me lord of all Egypt; come down unto me, tarry not.



10 And thou shalt dwell in the eChap. land of Gofhen, and thou shalt be near unto me, thou, and thy children, and thy childrens children, and thy flocks, and thy herds, and all that thou haft.

11 And there will I nourish thee (for yet there are five years of famine;) left thou, and thy houthold, and allthat thou haft, come to poverty.

12 And behold, your eyes fee, and the eyes of my brother Benjamin, that it is my mouth that speaketh unto you.

13 And you shall tell my father of all my glory in Egypt, and of all that you have feen; and ye thall hafte,


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15 Moreover, he kified all his brethren, and wept upon them: and af

Jacob goeth into Egypt.


1 Jacob is comforted by God at BeerJheba: 5 He goeth into Egypt: 8 The number of his family: 28 Jofeph meeteth him.

ND Ifrael took his journey with Before

ter that his brethren talked with him. A all that he had, and came to Chrift

16 ¶ And the fame thereof was heard in Pharaohs houfe, faying, Jofephs brethren are come: and it pleafed Pharaoh well, and his fer


17 And Pharaoh faid unto Jofeph, Say unto thy brethren, This do ye; lade your beats, and go, get you unto the land of Canaan;

18 And take your father, and your houfholds, and come unto me: and I will give you the good of the land 1th of Egypt, and ye thall eat s the fat of the land.

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19 Now thou art commanded, this do ye; Take you wagons out of the land of Egypt for your little ones, and for your wives, and bring your father, and come.

20 Alfo + regard not your stuff: for the good of all the land of Egypt is yours.

21 And the children of Ifrael did fo: and Jofeph gave them wagons, according to the † commandment of Pharaoh, and gave them provision for the way.

22 To all of them he gave each man changes of raiment: but to Benjamin he gave three hundred pieces of filver, and five changes of raiment.

23 And to his father he fent after this manner; ten affes + laden with the good things of Egypt, and ten fhe-affes laden with corn and bread and meat for his father by the way.

24 So he fent his brethren away, and they departed: and he faid unto them, See that ye fall not out by the


25 And they went up out of Egypt, and came into the land of Canaan unto Jacob their father,

26 And told him, faying, Jofeph is yet alive, and he is governor over all Job 29. the landof Egypt.And+Jacobs heart 126. fainted, for he believed them not.

Luke 24.


† Heb.bis.


Beer-theba, and offered facrifices 1706. a unto the God of his father Ifaac. a Chap. 2 And God fpake unto Ifrael in the & 28. 19. vifions of the night, and faid, Jacob, Jacob: And he said, Here am I.

3 And he faid, I am God, the God of thy father: fear not to go down into Egypt; for I will there make of thee a great nation.

4 I will go down with thee into Egypt; and I will alfo furely bring thee up again: and b Jofeph thall b chap. put his hand upon thine eyes.


50. 1.


5 And Jacob rofe up from Beer- c Act fheba: and the fons of Ifrael carried Jacob their father, and their little ones, and their wives, in the wagons which Pharaoh had fent 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 feed with a Joh. him:


24.4. Pfal. 105.


7 His fons, and his fons fons with 23; him, his daughters, and his fons daughters, and all his feed brought he with him into Egypt.

1.1. &

8 And thefe are the names of e Exod. the children of Ifrael, which came 6. 14. into Egypt, Jacob and his fons: f Reuben Jacobs first-born.

f Numb. 26.5.

9 And the fons of Reuben; Ha- 1 Chron. noch, and Phallu, and Hezron, and 5.1. Carmi.

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Shimron. 27 And they told him all the words of Jofeph, which he had faid unto them: and when he faw the wagons which Jofeph had fent to carry him, the spirit of Jacob their father revived.

28 And Ifrael faid, It is enough; Jofeph my fon is yet alive: I will go and fee him before I die.

15 Thefe be the fons of Leah, which the bare unto Jacob in Padanaram, with his daughter Dinah: all the fouls of his fons and his daughters were thirty and three. D 2 16 Ani


Puab, and Jashub.

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Shuppim. Hurham.

y I Chron. 7. 22.

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Shuham, Numb. 26.42. ZI Chron. 7.13.

a Chap. 30.5. b Chap. 29.29.

c Exod. 1. 5.

+ Heb. shigh.

23 ¶YAnd the fons of Dan; || Hufhim. 24 And the fons of Naphtali; Jahzeel, and Guni, and Jezer, and Shillem.

25 a These are the fons of Bilhah, b which Laban gave unto Rachel his daughter, and the bare thefe unto Jacob: all the fouls were feven.

26 All the fouls that came with Jacob into Egypt, which came out of his † loins, befides Jacobs fons wives, all the fouls quere threefcore and fix;

27 And the fons of Jofeph which were borne him in Egypt, were two fouls all the fouls of the house of Ser At Jacob, which came into Egypt, were threefcore and ten.

d Deut. 10.22.


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and prefenteth him to Pharaoh : their trade hath been to feed Before cattle; and they have brought their Christ flocks, and their herds, and all that 1706. they have.

+ Heb.

they are


33 And it fhall come to pafs when men of Pharaoh fhall call you, and f fhall chap. fay, What is your occupation?

47.2, 3.

34 That ye fhall fay, Thy fervants trade hath been about cattle, from our youth even until now, both we and alto our fathers: that ye may dwell in the land of Gofhen; for every thepherd is g an abomination & Chap unto the Egyptians.

CHAP. XLVII. Jofeph prefenteth five of his brethren, 7 and his father before Pharaoh : 11 He giveth them habitation and maintenance.

43.32. Exod. 8.26.

Hen Jofeph came and told Pha- 1706.

Trach, and faid, 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 a the land of 450. Gothen.

2 And he took fome of his brethren, even five men, and presented them unto Pharaoh.


3 And Pharaoh faid unto his brethren, What is your occupation? And they faid unto Pharaoh, Thy fervants are fhepherds, both we and allo our fathers.

4 They faid moreover unto Pharaoh, For to fojourn in the land are we come for thy fervants have no pafture for their flocks, for the famine is fore in the land of Canaan: now therefore, we pray thee, let thy fervants dwell in the land of Gothen.


And Pharaoh fpake unto Jofeph, faying, Thy father and thy brethren are come unto thee:

6 The land of Egypt is before thee: in the best of the land make thy father and brethren to dwell, in the land of Gothen let them dwell: and if thou knoweft any man of activity amongst them, then make them rulers over my cattle.

7 And Jofeph brought in Jacob his father, and let him before Pharaoh : and Jacob blessed Pharaoh.

31 And Jofeph faid unto his bre-†
thren, and unto his fathers house, I
will go up, and fhew Pharaoh, and
fay unto him, My brethren, and my
fathers houfe, which were in the land
of Canaan, are come unto me:

32 And the men are thepherds,

8 And Pharaoh faid unto Jacob, How old art thou?


b Chap, 46.34

4 Heb.

How many

years of

c Hebr.

9 And Jacob faid unto Pharaoh, are the The days of the years of my pil- de grimage are an hundred and thirty t years: few and evil have the days of 11.9, 13. the years of my life been, and have not attained unto the days of the


Chap. xlvii, xlviii.

His dealing Before years of the life of my fathers in the Chrift days of their pilgrimage.


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10 And Jacob bleifed Pharaoh,

and went out from before Pharaoh.

¶ And Jofeph placed his father and his brethren, and gave them a poffeffion in the land of Egypt, in the beft of the land, d in the land of Ramefes, as Pharaoh had commanded.

12 And Jofeph nourished his father, and his brethren, and all his fathers houfhold with bread, faccording to their families. ked. 13 And there was no bread in all the land: for the famine was very fore, fo that the land of Egypt, and all the land of Canaan, fainted by reafon of the famine.



14 And Joseph gathered up all the money that was found in the land of Egypt, and in the land of Canaan, for the corn which they bought: and Jofeph brought the money into Pharaohs houfe.

15 And when money failed in the land of Egypt, and in the land of Canaan, all the Egyptians came unto Jofeph, and faid, Give us bread : for why fhould we die in thy prefence? for the money faileth.

16 And Jofeph faid, Give your cattle; and I will give you for your cattle, if money fail.

17 And they brought their cattle unto Jofeph and Joseph gave them bread in exchange for hories, and for the flocks, and for the cattle of the herds, and for the affes; and he † fed them with bread, for all their cattle, for that year.

18 When that year was ended, they came unto him the fecond year, and faid unto him, We will not hide it from my lord. how that our money is fpent, my lord also hath our herd's of cattle; there is not ought left in the fight of my lord, but our bodies, and our lands.

19 Wherefore fhall we die before thine eyes, both we and our land? buy us and our land for bread, and we and our land will be fervants unto Pharaoh and give us feed, that we may live and not die, that the land be not defolate.


20 And Jofeph bought all the land of Egypt for Pharaoh; for the Egyptians fold every man his field, becaufe the famine prevailed over them: fo the land became Pharaohs.

21 And as for the people, he removed them to cities from one end of the

in the famine.

borders of Egypt, even to the other Before end thereof. Christ


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e Ezra. 7.24.

22 Only the land of the priests 1701. bought he not for the priests had a portion aligned them of Pharaoh, and or did eat their portion which Pharaoh gave them; wherefore they fold not their lands.

23 Then Jofeph faid unto the people, Behold, I have bought you this day, and your land for Pharaoh: lo, here is feed for you, and ye shall sow the land.

24 And it shall come to pafs in the increase, that you thall give the fifth part unto Pharaoh, and four parts thall be your own, for feed of the field, and for your food, and for them of your houtholds, and for food for your little ones.

25 And they said, Thou hast saved our lives: let us find grace in the fight of my lord, and we will be Pharaohs fervants.


26 And Jofeph made it a law over the land of Egypt unto this day, that Pharaoh fhould have the fifth part; except the land of the || priests only, or, which became not Pharaohs.

27 And Ifrael dwelt in the land of Egypt, in the country of Goshen; and they had poffeffions therein, and grew, and multiplied exceedingly.

28 And Jacob lived in the land of Egypt feventeen years: fo + the whole age of Jacob was an hundred forty and feven years.



the days of theycariof bis life.


29 And the time drew nigh that Ifrael muit die: and he called his fon Jofeph, and faid unto him, If now I have found grace in thy fight, f put, I 24.20 pray thee, thy hand under my thigh, and deal kindly and truly with me; 8 bury me not, I pray thee, in Egypt. So Chap. 30 But I will lie with my fathers, and thou shalt carry me out of Egypt, and h bury me in their burying- Chap. place. And he faid, I will do as thou haft faid.

31 And he faid, Swear unto me: And he sware unto him. And i Ifrael bowed himself upon the beds head. CHAP. XLVIII. 1 Jofeph vifiteth his fick father. 3 Jacob repeateth the promise, 21 and prophefieth their return to Ca




48. 2.

i Chap.


I. 47. Hebr. II.


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And faid 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 feed after thee, for an everlasting poffeffion.

Chap. 5 And now thy b two fons, Ephraim and Manalleh, which were Joh.13.7. born unto thee in the land of Egypt, 8 14.4. before I came unto thee into Egypt, are mine as Reuben and Simeon, they fhall be mine.

e Chap. 35.19.


27. I. + He's. beavy.

e Hebr. Zi. 21.


6 And thy iffue which thou begetteft after them, fhall be thine, and fhall 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 fame is Beth-lehem.

8 And Ifrael beheld Jofephs fons, and faid, Who are thefe?

9 And Jofeph faid unto his father, They are my fons, whom God hatá given me in this place: And he faid, Bring them, I pray thee, unto me, and I will blefs them.


IO (Now & the eyes of Ifrael were tdim for age, fo that he could not fee:) And he brought them near unto him; and he killed them, and embraced them.

11 And Ifrael faid unto Jofeph, I had not thought to fee thy face: and lo, God hath fhewed me alfo thy feed.

Jacob blefeth Jofephs fons:

faid, God, before whom my fathers Before Abraham and Ifaac did waik, the Chrift God which fed me all my life long 1689. unto this day,

f Chap.

17.1. &

g Chap.

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16 The Angel which redeemed 24 40. me from all evil, blefs the lads; and 28. 15. & let my name be named on them, and 31.11,13. the name of my fathers Abraham and Ifaac: and let them † grow into a multitude in the midst of the earth. 17 And when Jofeph faw that his 26.34.37 father laid his right hand upon the head of Ephraim, it difpleafed him: and he held up his fathers hand, to remove it from Ephraims head unto Manaffehs head.

18 And Jofeph faid unto his father, Not fo, my father: for this is the firft-born; put thy right hand upon his head.

19 And his father refused, and faid, I know it, my fon, I know it; he alfo fhall become a people, and he also fhall be great: but truly h his younger brother ihall be greater than he, and his feed fhall become a multitude of nations.

20 And he bleffed them that day, faying, In thee fhail Ifrael blefs, faying, God make thee as Ephraim, and as Manaffeh: and he fet Ephraim be fore Manaffeh.

21 And Ifrael faid unto Jofeph, Behold, I die; but God fhall 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 fword and with my bow.


1 Jacob calleth his fons to bless them: 3 Their blefing in particular : 29 He chargeth them concerning his buricl: 33 His death.

ND Jacob called unto his fons,

See Num b.

Numb. 2.19, Deut. 33.

I. 33, 35.


17. Rev. 7. 6, 8.

Sh. fulness.

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4. 11, 12.

Joh. J45. Chap. 15. 22.

24 32.

16. & 34.

a Deut. 4. 20.

And Jofeph brought them out A and faid, Gather yourlelves to? Naine

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