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Joseph entertains his brethren. GENESIS, XLIV.

His solicy to detain them. again unto the man:

B. C. 1705. born according to nis birthright, and the 14 And God Almighty give you mercy

youngest according to his youth: and the before a the man, that he may send away a Ne.1.!1, men marvelled one at another. your other brother, & Benjamin. If1 I be Ps.37.5. 34 Ånd he took and sent messes c unto Bereaved b of my children, I am bereaved. 1 or, and I, them from before him: But Benjamin's 15 And the men took that present, and

as I have mess was five times so much as any of they took double money in their hand, been, f.c. theirs. And they drank and 2 were and Benjamin; and rose up, and went o Est.4.16. merry d with him. down to Egypt, and stood before Joseph. c 2Sa.11.8.

CHAP. XLIV. 16 And when Joseph saw Benjamin 2 drank with them, he said to the ruler e of his largely. his house, saying, Fill the men's house, Bring these men home, and 4 slay d Pr.31.6. sacks with food, as much as they can and make ready; for these mes shall dine Ec.9.7.10.19 carry, and put every man's money in his 5 with me at noon.

Ca.5.1. sack's mouth: 17 And the man did as Joseph bade; Mat.11.19.

2 And put my cup, the silver cup, in and the man brought the men into Jo- Jno.2.10. the sack's mouth of the youngest, and his seph's house

e c.44.1. corn-money. And he did according to 18 And the men were afraid, because 3 him that the word that Joseph had spoken. they were brought into Joseph's house; was over 3 As soon as the morning was light, the and they said, Because of the money that his house. men were sent away, they and their asses. was returned in our sacks at the first time 4 kill a 4 And when they were gone out of the are we brought in, that he may & seek f killing. city, and not yet far off, Joseph said unto occasion against us, and fall upon us : and eat.

his steward, Up, follow after the g men; take us for bondmen, and our asses. 6 roll himself and when thou dost overtake them, say

19 And they came near to the steward upon us. unto them, Wherefore have ye rewarded of Joseph's house, and they communed f Job 30.14. evil h for good ? with him at the door of the house,

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5 Is not this it in which my lord drink 20 And said, O sir, 7 we came indeed h Pr. 17.13. eth, and whereby indeed he 8 divineth? down at the first time to buy food : 7 coming Ye have done evil in so doing.

31 And it came to pass, when we came to down, we 6 And he overtook them, and he spake the inn, that we opened our sacks, and, be- came down. unto them these same words. hold,cvery man's money was in the mouth 8 or, maketh 7 And they said unto him, Wherefore of his sack, our money in full weight: and trial. saith my lord these words ? God forbid we have brought it again in our hand. i Jos.22.22. i that thy servants should do according to 22 And other money have we brought), 2K.8.13. this thing. down in our hands to buy food : we can- k Ju.6.23. 19.

8 Behold, the money which we found not tell who put our money in our sacks. 20. 1S.25.6. in our sacks' mouths, we brought again

23 And he said, Peace k be to you ! fear Lu.24.36. unto l thee out of the land of Canaan : not: your God, and the God of your fa- 7 c.43.22. how then should we steal out of thy lord's tier, hath given you treasure in your Syour money house silver or gold ? sacks: 91 nad your money. And he came to me. 9 With whomsoever of thy servants it brought Simeon out unto them.

in c.31.32. be found, both let him m'die, and we 24 And the man brought the men into n c.18.4. also will be my lord's bondmen. Joseph's house, and gave them n water, 24.32. 10 And he said, Now also let it be ac and they washed their feet; and he gave 0 Ex.22.3. cording unto your words: he with whom their asses provender.

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it is found shall be my servant; o and ye 25 And they made ready the p present q c.37.7,10. shall be blameless. against Joseph came at noon: for they 10 peace, 11 Then they speedily took down every heard that they should eat bread there. r c.37.29.34. man his sack to the ground, and opened

26 And when Joseph came home, they Nu.14.6. every man his sack. brought him the present which was in 2Sa.1.11. 12 And he searched, and began at the their hand, into the house, and g bowed 11 Is there eldest, and left at the youngest : and the themselves to him to the earth.

cup was found in Benjamin's sack. 27 And he asked them of their 10 welfare, your fa. 13 Then they rent their 7. clothes, and and said, 11 Is your father well, the old ther

laded every mian his ass, and returned to man of whom ye s spake? is he yet alive? s c.42.11, 13. the city.

28 And they answered, Thy servantt c.37.7.' 14 And Judah and his brethren came to our father is in good health, he is yet v c.35.17,18. Joseph's house ; for he was yet there; and alive. And they bowed down their 12 or, make they fell before him t on the ground. heads, and made obeisance.

trial. 15 And Joseph said unto them, What 29 And he lift up his eyes, and saw his ver.5. deed is this that ye have done? 'wot ye brother Benjamin, his v mother's son, u Ezr.9.10. not, that such a man as I can certainly and said, Is this your younger brother, of Job 40.4. 19 divine ? whom ye spake unto me? And he said, Jos.7.19. 16 And Judah said, What shall we say God be gracious unto thee, my son. 30 2Ch.29.11. unto my lord? What shall u we speak? or

30 And Joseph made haste; for his Mat.9.2. how shall we clear ourselves? God hath bowels did yearn z upon his brother: and y Nu.32.23. found out y the iniquity of thy servants : he sought where to weep; and he entered Jos.7.18. behold, we are my lord's servants, both we into his chamber, and wept there. Pr.28.17. and he also with whom the cup is found. 31 And he washed his face, and went out, Lu.12.2. 17 And he said, God forbid that I should and refrained himself, and said, Set on z 1Ki.3.26. do a so: but the man in whose hand the bread.

Jer.31.20. cup is found, he shall be my servant; and 32 And they set on for him by himself, Ph.1.8, as for you, get ye up in peace unto your & for them by themselves, & for the Egyp 2.1. father. tians, which did eat with him by them. Col.3.12. 18 Then Judah came near unto him, and selves : because the Egyptians might not a Pr.17.15. said, Oh, my lord, let thy servant, I pray eat bread with the Hebrews; for that is b c.46.34. thee, speak a word in my lord's ears, and in b abomination unto the Egyptians. Ex.8.26. let not thine anger c burn against thy 33 And they set before him, the first-c c.18.30,32. servant: for thou art even as Pharach.

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His policy to detain them. 1705. born according to nis birthright, and the

youngest according to his youth: and the

men marrelled one at another.
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CHAP. XLIV.
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his house, saying, Fill the men's
.6. sacks with food, as much as they cu
.10.19 carry, and put every man's money in his

sack's mouth:
1.19. 2 And put my cup, the silver cup, in
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the sack's mouth of the youngest, ap. bis

corn-money. And he did according o hat the word that Joseph had spoken.

3 As soon as the morning was light the men were sert away, they and their asset

4 And when they were gone out of te cits, and not yet far off, Joseph said tog

his steward, Up, follow after the g mas;
aimself and when thou dost overtake then, ST

unto them, Wherefore have ye renaried
50.14. Sevil h for good?
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5 is not this it in which my lord drisk-
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eth, and whereby indeed he's divizeth?
Ye have done evil in so doing.

6 And he overtook them, and he spate
clown. unto them these same words.
miketh 7 And they said unto him, Wherefore

saith my lord these words: God fuba

i that the servants should do according to
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this thing.
3. 19.8 Behold, the money which we found
25.6. in our sacks' mouths, we brought again
.36. unto l thee out of the lard cf Caruan:

how then should we steal out of thy lands
oney house silver or gold ?
to me. 9 With whomsoever of the servants it
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be found, both let him m die, and it
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also will be my lord's bondmen. 32.

10 And he said, Now also let it be a 2.3.

cording unto your words: he with whom 1. it is found shall be my servant; o and se . 10. shall be blameless.

Il Then they speedily took down every 9.34. man his sack to the ground, and opened .6.

every man his sick. 11.

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Joseph acknowledges hus leathren. GENESIS, XLV. Joseph sendeth for his father.
9 My lord asked his servants, saying, B. C. 1705.

6 For these two years a hath the famins Have se a father, or a brother?

been in the land ; and yet there are five 20 And we said unto my lord, We have a c.47.8.

years, in the which there shall neither a father, an old man, and a child of his b Ex.34.21.

be caring b nor harvest.
old age, a little one: and his brother is to put for
dead, and he alone is left of his mother,

7 And God sent me before you, 1 to and his father cloveth him.

you a rem preserve you a posterity in the earth, nant.

and to save your lives by a great a deli2! And thou saidst unto thy servants, c.37.3. Bring him down unto me, e that I may d 1Ch.11.14.

8 So now it was not you that sent me set mine eyes upon him.

Ps.18.50. 22 And we said unto my lord, The lad

hither, but f God: and he hath made me

a father g to Pharaoh, and lord of all his annot leave his father: for if he should e : 42.15,20. house, and a ruler throughout all the leave his father, his father would die. 23 And thou saidst unto thy servants, g c.41.43.

fJno. 19.11. land of Egypt.

9 Haste ye, and go up to my father, Except your youngest brother come

Ju.17.10. down with you, ye shall see my face Job 29.16.

and say unto him, Thus saith thy son Jo

seph, God hath made me lord of all Espt:

come down unto me, tarry not. 24 And it came to pass, when we came

10 And thou shalt dwell in the land of him the words of my lord. up unto thy servant my father, we told h 0.46.29:

Goshen, h and thou shalt be near unto me,

47.1-6. thou, and thy children, and thy children's 25 And our father said, Go again, i and Ex.8.22 buy us a little food.

children, and thy flocks, and thy herds,

9.26. and all that thou hast : 2 And we said, We cannot go down : ki c.43.2.

11 And there will I nourish thee, (for of our youngest brother be with us then k Lu.11.7. will we go down: for we may not see

yet there are five years of famine, lest the man's face, except our youngest I c.42.23.

thou, and thy household, and all that thou

hast, come to poverty.

Lu.24.39. 12 And, behold, your eyes see, 1 and 27 And thy servant my father said unto m c.30.23. 123, Ye know that my wife bare me two

the eyes of my brother Benjamin, that it

35.18. is my mouth that speaketh unto you. 23 And the one went out from me, and n c.37.33.

46.19 13 And ye shall tell my father of all my

glory in Egypt, and of all that ye have

42.36. seen; and ye shall haste, and bring down 29 And if ye take this also from me,and P 6.33.4.

o Ac.7.14. o my father hither.

14 And he fell upon his brother Ben.

46.29. my grey hairs with sorrow to the grave. q 1Sa.18.1.

jamin's neck, p and wept; and Benjamin 3) Now, therefore, when I come to thy 2Sa.25.29.

wept upon his neck.

15 Moreover, he kissed all his brethren,

and wept upon them: and after that, his mentioned being that his life is a bound)" in the eyes brethren talked with him. 31. It shall come to pass, when he seeth c.43.9.

of Pharaoh. 16 And the fame thereof was heard in that the lad is not with us, that he will s Ex.32.32.

Pharaoh's house, saying, Joseph's bretiro die: and thy servants shall bring down Ro.5.7-10.

ren are come: and it ? pleased Phathe grey hairs of thy servant our father

raoh well, and his servants.

17 And 'Pharaoh said unto Joseph, Say t c.27.28. unto thy brethren, This do ye: lade you 47.6. beasts, and go, get you unto the land of

Canaan ;

De.32.14. 18 And take your father, and you 33 Now therefore, I pray thee, let thy find my

v 2Ch.34.28. jhouseholds, and come unto me: and Servant abide instead of the lad, s'a bond- father.

will give you the good of the land ma to my lord; and let the lad go up . Ex. 18.8.

Egypt, and ye shall eat t the fat of the land

19 Now thou art commanded, this d Job 31.29. ye; take you waggons out of the land

Ps. 116.3. Egypt for your little ones, a od for you Venture I see the evil v that shall come 34 let not

119.143. wives, and bring your father, and come

20 Also 4 regard not your stuff': for th your eye

good of all the land of Egypt is yours. VEN Joseph could not refrain him. 5 mouth.

spare, &c. 21 And the children of Israel did sc

and Joseph gave them waggons, accor bim: and he cried, Cause every man to y c.43.34.

ing to the 5 commandinent x of Pharao go out from no man gave forth

and gave them provision for the way.

22 To he gave each m 2 And he 6 wept aloud: z and the Egyp-z Nu.14.1.

weeping. gave three hundred pieces of silver, a

five y changes of raiment. 3 And Joseph said unto his brethren, I 8 or, terrified. manner ; ten asses 7 laden with the go

17 carrying

23 Ånd to his father he sent after t am Joseph: doth my father yet live? a Job 4.5.

things of Egypt, and ten she-asses la for they were troubled a at his presence. Mat.14.26. ther by the way..

23.15. with corn and bread and meat for his And Joseph said unto his brethren, b c.37.28. Come near to me, I pray you: and they c 2C0.2.7.

24 So he sent his brethren away, caire near. And he said, I am Joseph 9 neither let

they departed : and he said unto th

See that ye fall not out by the way, there be 25 And they went up out of Egypt,

anger in came into the land of Canaan unto Ja allery with yourselves, that ye sold me d c.50.20.

their father, hither; for God did send me d before Ps.105.16,17. alive, and he is governor over all the

26 Ard told him, saying, Joseph is 10 kis.

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with otrow to the grave.
32 For thy servant became surety r for
the lad unto my father, saying, If bring
him not unto thee, then I shall bear the
blame to my father for ever.

Nu.18.29.

with his brethren.

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34 For how shall I go up to my father,
and the lad be not with me? lest perad-

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CHAP. XLV.

known .

times and the house of Pharaoh heard.

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cup was found in Benjamin's

sack.
13 Then they rent their r clothes and

laded every man his ass, and returned to
7,13. the city.

14 And Judah and his brethren came 7,18. Joseph's house ; for he was yet there ; and wake they fell before him t on the ground.

15 And Joseph said unto them, What

deed is this that ye have done wote
.10. not, that such a man as I can certainly
1.4. 19 divine?
19.

16 And Judah said, What shall west
9.11. unto my lord? What shall r we speakiot

how shall we clear ourselves? God hath 23. found out y the iniquity of thy servants: behold, we are my lord's

servants, both ! and he also with whom the cup is found.

17 And he said, God forbid that I should

do a so: but the man in whose hand the
20.

cup is found, he shall be my servant; and
as for you, get ye up in peace unto you
father.

18 Then Judah came near unto him, and
said, Oh, my lord, let thy servant, ipras
thee, speak a word in my lord's ears, and

let no thine anger c burn against thy 0,32. servant: for thou art even as Pharack

and his brethren could not answer him:

16.
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your brother, whom ye sold b into
6 Now therefore be not c grieved, 9 nor your eyes.

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you, to preserve life

lof Egypt. And 10 Jacob's heart fair

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GENESIS, XLVII.

Joseph meets his father. lor he believed a them not,

B. C. 1705.

22 These are the sons of Rachel, which 27 And they told him all the words of

were born to Jacob: all the souls were Joseph, which he had said unto them: a Job 9.16. fourteen. and when he saw the waggons which 29.24 23 And the sons of Dan; 1 Hushim. Joseph had sent to carry him, the spirit Ps,126.1. 24 and the sons of Napntali; Jahzeel, of Jacob their father revived: b

Lu.24.11,41. and Guni, and Gezer, and Shillen. 28 And Israel said, it is enough: Jo-tor, Shuham. 25 These are the sons of Bilhah, which seph my son is yet alive: I will go and Nu.26.42. Laban gave c unto Rachel his daughter; see hini before I die.

b Ps.85.6. and she bare these unto Jacob: all the CHAP. XLVI.

c c.29.29.

souls were seven ND Israel took his journey with all 2 thigh. 26 All the souls that came with Jacob

into Egypt, wlich came out of his sheba,and offered sacrifices unto the Gode

28.10.

loins, 2 besides Jacob's sons' wives, all of his father Isaac.

e c.31.42,53. the souls were threescore and six. 2 And God spake unto Israel f in the c.15.1. 27 And the sons of Joseph, which were visions of the night, and said, Jacob, Ja-Job 33.14. born him in Egypt, were two souls : all the cob. & And he said, Here am I. § 13a.3.4,10. souls of the house of Jacob, which came 3 And he said, I am God, the God of thy n De.10.22. into Egypt, were threescore and ten. h father: fear not to go down into Egypt; for

Ac.7.14. 23 And he sent Judah before him unto I will there i make of thee a great nation. i c, 12.2. Joseph, to direct his face k upto Goshen;

4 I will go down with thee into Egypt;l, De 26.5. and they came into the land of 1 Goshen. and I will also surely bring thee up mk c.31.11. 29 And Joseph made ready his chariot, again: and Joseph shall put his hand n 1 c.47.1. and went up to meet Israel his father, upon thine eyes.

m c.15.16.

to Goshen; and presented himself unto 6 And Jacob rose up from Beer-sheba : 50.13,25. him: and he fell on his neck, o and wept and the sons of Israel carried Jacob their Ex.3.8. on his neck a good while. father, and their little ones, and their n c.50.1. 30 And Israel said unto Joseph, Now let wives, in the wagrons which Pharaoh Ac.7.15. medie, p since I have seen thy face, behad sent q to carry him.

O c.45. 14.

cause thou art yet alive. 6 And they took their cattle, and their p Lu.2.29,30. 31 And Joseph said unto his brethren, goods, which they had gotten in the land 9 c.45.19,27. and unto his father's house, I will go up, of Canaan, and came into Egypt, r Jacob, 3 they are and show Pharaoh, and say unto him, and all his seed with him.

men of My brethren, and my father's house, 7 His sons, and his sons' sons with him, cattle. which were in the land of Canaan, are his daughters, and his sons' daughters, r Nu.20.15. coine unto me; and all his seed brought he with him De.26.5. 32 And the men are shepherds, for into Egypt.

Jos.24.4. their 3 trade hath been to feed cattle, and 8 And these are the names of the children Ps. 105.23.

they have brought their flocks, and their of Israel 8 which came into Egypt: Jacob Is.52.4. herds, and all that they have. and his sons : Reuben, Jacob's first-born. s Ex.1.1. 33 And it shall come to pass, when Pha9 And the sons of Reuben: Hanoch,

6.14. raol shall call you, and shall say, What and Phallu, and Hezron, and Carmi. t c.47.3. t is your occupation ? 10 And the sons of Simeon :4 Jemuel,and v c.30.35. 34 That ye shall say, Thy servants' trade Jamin, & Ohad,&5Jachin,and 6 Zohar; and 37.12. hath been about cattle v from our youth Shaul, the son of a Canaanitish woman. 4or, Nemuel. even until now, both we and also our 11 And the sons of Levi; ? Gershon, 5 or, Jaril, fathers; that ye may dwell in the land Kohath, and Merari.

6 or, Zerah.

of Goshen: for every shepherd is an 12 And the sons of Judah ; Er, & Onan, & Tor, Gershom. abomination u unto the Egyptians. Shelah, and Pharez, and Zarah: but Er Xu c.43.32.

CHAP. XLVII. Onan diedwin the land of Canaan. And the Ex.8.26. ogs of Pharez were Hezron and Hamul. wc.38.3,7,10

. THEN. Joseph came and told & Pha. 13 And the sons of Issachar; Tola, and < c.46.31. brethren, and their flocks, and their Phuvah, 8 and Job, and Shimron. y c.46.28.

herds, and all that they have, are come 14 And the sons of Zebulun ; Sered, or, Puah, out of the land of Canaan; and, behold, and Elon, and Jahleel.

and Jashúb. they are in the y land of Goshen. 15 These be the sons of Leah, which she z Ac.7.13. 2 And he took some of ! is brethren, bare unto Jacob in Padan-aram, with his a Jor.1.8.

even five men, z and presented them unto daughter Dinah : all the souls of his sons b Am.7.14. Pharaoh. and his daughters were thirty and three. Nu.26.15. 3 And Pharaoh said unto his brethren. 16 And the sons of Gad; 3 Žiphion, and Zephon. What is your occupation ?a And they said Haggi, Shuni, and 10 Ezbon, Eri, and 10 or, Ozni. unto Pharaoh, Thy servants are 'shepAmdi. 11 and Areli.

11 or, Arod. Therds, b both we, and also our fathers. And the sons of Asher; Jimnah, and c c. 15.13. 4 They said moreover unto Pharaoh, For Ishua, and Isui, and Beriah, and Serah De.26.5. to sojourn c in the land are we come: for their sister: And the sons of Beriah ; Ps.105.23. thy servants have no pasture for their Heber, and Malchiel.

Is.52.4. flocks; for the famine is sore in the land of 18 These are the sons of Zilpah, whom d c.29.24. Canaan : now therefore, we pray thee, let Lahan gave dto Leah bis daughter: & these e c.41.50. thy servants dwell in the land of Goshen. she bare unto Jacob, even sixteen souls. 12 or, prince. 5 And Pharoah spake unto Joseph, say

19 The sons of Rachel, Jacob's wife; f ICh.27.29. ing, Thy father and thy brethren ars Joseph and Benjamin.

Fr.22.29.

come unto thee : 20 And unto Joseph, in the land of 13 Nu.26.38.

6 The land of Egypt is before thee: Egypt, were born e Manasseh & Ephraim, Ahiram. in the best of the

land make thy father which Asenath, the daughter of Poti- 14 Nu.26.39. and brethiren to dwell; in the land of pherah 12 priest of On, bare unto him. Shupham. Goshen let them dwell: and if thou

21 And the sons of Benjamin wer: Be. 1Ch.7.12. knowest any men of activity among lah, and Becher, and Ashbel, Gera, and Shuppin. them, then make them rulers over f my Naaman, 13 Ehi, and Rosh, 14 Muppin, 15 Hugham. cattle. and 15 Huppim, and Ari.

Nu.26.39.

1 7 And Joseph brought in Jacob his

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XLVII.

Joseph meets his father.
1705. 22 These are the sons of Rachel, which

were born to Jacob: all the souls wer!
1.16. fourteen.
9.24. 23 And the sons of Dan; 1 Hushim.
5.1. 24 and the sons of Napatali; Jahzeel
. 11,41. and Guni, and Gezer, and Shillem.
ham. 25 These are the souls of Bilhah, which
5.42.

Laban gave c unto Rachel his daughter,
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and she bare these unto Jacob: all the 9. souls were sever

26 All the soul that came with Jack
33. into Egypt, wlich came out of his
10. loins, 2 besides Jacob's sons' wires

, al
2,53. the souls were threescore and sir.
1.

27 And the sons of Joseph, which were
3.14. born him in Egypt,were two souls: all the
5.4.10. souls of the house of Jacob, which can
1.22. into Egypt, were threescore and ten. I

23 And he sent Judah before him ab
2. Joseph, to direct his face k uplo Goshen;
5.5.

and they came into the land of 1 Gobez.
11. 29 And Joseph made ready his charist

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and went up to meet Israel his father,

to Goshen; and presented himzeli e
0.13,25. him: and he fell on his neck, o and we
3.S. on his neck a good while.
.1. 30 And Israel said unto Joseph, Now let
.15. medie, p since I have seen thy face, bo

cause thou art yet alive.
2.29.30. 31 And Joseph said unto his brethren,
19,27. and unto his father's house, I will com

and show Pharaoh, and say unto him !
My brethren, and my father's house,

which were in the land of Can221, 278
0.15. coine unto me;
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32 And the men are shepheris bir

their 3 trade hath been to feel cattle; 200 15.23. they have brought their flocks, and be

herds, and all that they have. .1.

33 And it shall come to pass, when FE:

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34 That ye shail say. Thy servints'ra
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hath been atout catile v from our food
Yamuel. eren until now, both we and also a
Jaril. fathers; that ye may dwell in the last
Zerah. of Goshen: for every shepherd 8 3

rshom. abomination u unto the Ezyptius.
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CHAP. XLVII. 26.

THEN Joseph came and told 7 F

raoh, and said, My father, and 31.

brethren, and their flocks, and the

herds, and all that ther lure, 22 cm
Puch, out of the land of Canaan; and, behalt
Jasiub. they are in the y land of Goshen
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2 And he took some of is brethress
1.8.
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Joseph's dealing in the Famins. GENESIS, XLVIII. Jacob blesseth JosepM's sons. father, and set him before Pharaoh·and[ B. C. 1706. food, and for them of your households ; Jacob blessed a Pharaoh.

and for food for your little ones. 8 And Pharaoh said unto Jacob, How a 1Pe.2.17. 25 And they said, Thou hast saved our old 1 art thou?

many are lives ; let us find grace in the sight of my 9 And Jacob said unto Pharaoh, The the days of lord, and we will be Pharaoh's servants. days of the years of my pilgrimage are the years of 26 And Joseph made it a law over the an hundred and thirty years : fex and thy life? land of Egypt unto this day, that Phaevil have the days of the years of my life b Ezr.7.24. raoh should have the fifth part, b except xen, and c have not attained unto the c c.25.7,8. the land of the 2 priests only, which be days of the years of the life of my fathers,

35.28. came not Pharaoh's. in the days of their pilgrimage.

a or, princes. 27 And Israel dwelt in the land of 10 And Jacob blessed Pharaoh, and went

Egypt, in the country of Goshen; and out from before Pharaoh. 11 And Joseph placed' his father and d Ex.1.7,12. and multiplied d exceedingly.

they had possessions therein, and grew, his brethren, and gave them a possession De.10.22. 28 And Jacob lived in the land of Egypt in the land of Egypt

, in the best of the Ne.9.23. seventeen years: so the 3 whole age of laland, in the land of Rameses, as e Pha. 3 days of the cob was an hundred forty and seven years. raoh had commanded.

years of 29 And the time f drew nigh that Israel 12 And Joseph nourished his father, and his life. must die : and he called his son Joseph, his brethren, and all his father's house. e ver.6. and said unto him, If now I have found hold, with bread, according to their Ex.1.11. families.

grace in thy sight, put, g I pray thee, thy

f De.31.14. hand under my thigh, and deal kindly 13 And I there was no bread in all the 1Ki.2.1. and truly with me; bury me not, I pra land: for the famine was very sore, so that Job 7.1. thee, in Egypt : the land of Egypt, and all the land of Ca

14.14. 30 But il will lie with my fathers; an naan, fainted by reason of the famine.

4 according 14 And Joseph gathered up all the ro

thou shalt carry me out of Egypt, an

to the little bury me in their burying-place. And h ney that was found in the land of Egypt,

ones; or, as said, I will do as thou hast said. and in the land of Canaan, for the corn a little child 31 And he said, Swear unto me.

An the money into Pharaoh's house. hich they bought: and Joseph brought is nourished. he sware unto

him. And Israel k bowe

himself upon the bed's head.
15. And when money failed
in the land c.41.30,31.

CHAP. XLVIII.
of Egypt, and in the land of Canaan, all i c.50.25.

ND it came to pass, after these thing the Egyptians came unto Joseph, and said, He.11.22 Give us bread: for why should we die in k 1Ki.1.47

ther is sick : and he took with him h the presence? for the nioney faileth.

He.11.21. 16 And Joseph said, Give your cattle;

two sons, Manasseh and Ephraim. and I will give you for your cattle, if

2 And one told Jacob, and said, Behol money fail.

thy son Joseph cometh unto thee: a 17 And they brought their cattle unto

Israel strengthened himself, and sat up the bed.

3 And Jacob said unto Joseph, God exchange for horses, and for the flocks, 2 c.28.13-19. mighty appeared l unto me at Luz int wed for the cattle of the herds, and for

35.6,&c. the asses; and he fed 5 them with bread 5 led.

land of Canaan, and blessed me,

4 And said unto ine, Behold, I will ma Is When that year was ended, they

thee fruitful, and multiply thee, an

will make of theea multitude of peop came unto him the second year, and said unto him, We will not hide it' from my m c.17.8.

and will give this land to thy seed a

thee, for man everlasting possession.

De.32.8. 5 And now thy two sons, Ephraim lord also hath our herds of cattle: there tot aazht left in the sight of my lord, n c.41.50-52. in the land of Egypt, before I came

Am.9.14,15. Manasseh, which r were born unto 19 Wherefore shall we die before thine

thee into Egypt, are mine: as Reuben

Simeon, they shall be mine.
eyes
, both we and our land ? buy us 0 and Job 2:4.

6 And' thy issue, which thou bege La. 1.11.

after them, shall be thine, and p shal will be servants un to Pharaoh; and give P Jos.14.4. les seed, that we may live and not die,

called after the name of their bret in their inheritance.

7 And as for me, when I came 2 And Joseph bought all the land of lg c.35.16-19. Padan, Rachel q died by me in the sold every man his field, because the fa

of Canaan, in the way, when yet

was but a little way to come unto Eph mine prevailed over them; so the land

and I buried her there in the wa 21 And as for the people, he removed

Ephrath; the same is Beth-lehem.

8 And Israel beheld Joseph's sons

said, Who are these? of Egypt other end thereof. he pot; for the priests had a portion as it c.33.5. no only the land of the car por este moght 6 or, princes. are And Sons, whom God hath giver signal them of Pharaoh, and did eat their s c.27.4.

in this place. And he said, Bring th

pray thee, unto me,and I will bless : portion which Pharaoh gave them; He.11.21.

10 (Now the eyes of Israel were heavy.

for age, so that he could not see.)

he brought them near unto him your land, for Pharaoh: lo, here is seedt c.37.33,35.

he kissed them, and embraced then

11 And Israel' said unto Joseph, 1 shall sow the land.

45.26. 24 And it shall come to pass, in the in- u Ep.3.20.

not thought to see thy face; and, lo u hath showed me also thy seed.

12 And Joseph brought them ou bo Pharaoh; and four parts shall

be your v Ex.20.12.

between his knees, and he bowed own, for seed of the field, and for yourLe.19.32.

self with his face to the earth.

for all their cattle for that year.

lord, how that our money is spent; my

but our bodies and our lands:

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3 And Pharaoh said unto his brethra What

is your occupation 2o And they sai Oeni. unto Pharaok, Thy servants are step Irod. berds, 8 both we, and also our fathers

, 4 They said moreover unto Pharaol, Ke

to sojourn c in the land are we come: f?
05.23. thy servants have no pasture for the

Rocks; for the famine is sore in the landel
Canaan: now therefore, we pray thee

, det
thy servants dwell in the land of Gaskes
prince. 5 And Pharoah spake unto Josepil, sp
-.27.29. ing, Thy father and top brethren an
2.29.

come unto thee:
..26.38. 6 The land of Egypt is before the
in the best of the

land make the father
1,26.39. and brethren to dwell: in the land of
pham. Goshen let them direl!: and if the
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knowest any men of activity ans
fpin.' them, then make them rulers over for
ham. cattle.
26.39.

7 And Joseph brought in Jacob by

wherefore they sold not their lands.
23 Then Joseph said unto the people,
Behold, I have bought you this day, and

for you, and

'an.

crease, that ye shall give the fifth part un.

4

37

Jacob's Prophecy

increase.

GENESIS, XLIX.

concerning ris Sons 13 And Joseph took them both, Ephra- B. C. 1689. | 9 Judah is a lion's whelp; from the im in his right hand toward Israel's left

prey, my son, thou art gone up: he stoop. hand, and Manasseh in his left hand to a Nu.23.24. ed down, he couched as a lion, a and as Ward Israel's right hand, and brought. Re.5.5. an old líon; who shall rouse tim up? tuen near unto him.

b Nu.24.17. 10 The sceptre b shall not depart from 14 And Israel stretched out his right c Ps.60.7. Judah, nor a lawgiver c from d betwee: hand, and laid it upon Ephraim's head, Is.33.22. his feet, until Shiloh e come, and untc who was the younger, and his left hand d De.28.57. him f shall the gathering of the people upon Manasseh's head, guiding his hands e Is. 11 1-5. be: wittingly; & for Manasseh was the first- Eze.21.27. 11 Binding his foal unto the vine, and born,

f Jno. 12.32. his ass's colt h unto the choice vine; he 15 And he blessed Joseph, and said, God, g ver.19. washed his garments in wine, i and his before whom k my fathers Abraham and i Mat.21.2. clothes in the blood of grapes : Isaac did walk, the God which m sed me i 16.63.1-3. 12 His leyes shall be red with wine, and all my life long, unto this day,

kc.17.1.24.40. his teeth white with milk. 16 The angel o which redeemed p me i Ca.5.10-16. 13 Zebulun n shall dwell at the haven of from all evil, bless the lads; and let my. m Ps.103.4,5. the sea ; and he shall be for an haven of name be pamed on them, and the name of n Jos.19.10. ships : and his border shall be unto Zidon. my fathers Abraham and Isaac; and let(o c.31.11. 14 Issachar is a strong ass, couching them 1 grow into a multitude q in the Is. 63.9.

down between two burdens : midst of the earth.

P Ps.34.22.

15 And he saw that rest was good, and 17 And when Joseph saw that his father is fishes do the land that it was pleasant; and bowed laid his right hand upon the head of

his shoulder to bear, and became a serEphraim, it displeased him; and he held. Nu,26,34,37 vant unto tribute. up his father's hand, to remove it from 2anow-snakel 16 Dan, shall judge his people, as one Ephraim's head unto Manasseh's head.

of the tribes of Israel.

s Ps.40.1. So, my father : for this is the first-born ; t Nu.1.33,35. horse-heels, so that his rider shall fall

17 Dan shall be a serpent by the way, 18 And Joseph said unto his father, Not

Is.25.9. 26.8.

an 2 adder in the path, that biteth the put thy right hand upon his head.

D.33.17. 19 And his father refused, and said, I

backward.

u c.25.23. know it, my son, I know it: he also shall

v Ch.5.18.

18 I s have waited for thy salvation, O become a people, and he also shall be 3 fulness.

LORD! great; but i truly his younger u brother

19 Gad, a troop shall overcome him; shall be greater than he and his seed shall - daughters: but he u shall overcome at the last. become a multitude 3 of nations.

3 c.37.4,&c.

20 Out of Asher his bread shall be fal, 20 And he blessed them that day, say. 39.80.

and he shall yield royal dainties. ing, In thee w shall Israel bless, saying,

y c.50.24. 21 Naphtalijis a hind let loose: he giv God make thee az Ephraim, and as Ma-Jos.23.14. eth goodly words. nasseh : and he set Ephraim before Ma- z Job 29.20. 22 Joseph is a fruitful bough, even a passeh.

Ps.37.14,15

fruitful bough by a well, whose 4 branch. 21 And Israel said unto Joseph, Behold, I

a Ps.18.32,34. es run over the wall. die; buty God shall be with you and bring Jos.17.14.

23 The x archers have sorely grieved you again unto the land of your fathers. C C.45.10,11.

him, and shot at him, and hated him: 22 Moreover, I have given to thee one 50.21.

24 But his bow z abode to strength, and portion above' b thy brethren, which 1 d Is.28.16.

the arms a of his hands were made strong took out of the hand of the Amorite with e De.33.27. by the hands of the mighty God of Jamy sword and with my bow.

f De.33.1,&c.

cob; (from thence is the Shepherd, c the CHAP. XLIX.

g Nu.24.14. stone d of Israel :)

De.4.30. 25 Even by the God of thy father, e who A Said Gather yourselves together, that i Ep.1.3. ND f Jacob called unto his sons, and his.2.2J623.20 shall help thee; and by the Almighty,

who shall bless thee with blessings of I may tell you that & which shall befall k De.21.17. heaven above, blessings of the deep thal you in the last days. n

1 Hab.3.6. lieth under, blessings of the breasts and 22 Gather yourselves together, and hear, m Is.66.5. of the womb : ye sons of Jacob; and hearken unto Israel 5 do not thoul 26 The blessings of thy father 12 ve

n c.35.22. prevailed above the blessings of my pro3 Reuben, thou art my first-born, my De.5.21. genitors, unto i the utmost bound of the might and the beginning k of my strength, o Ju.20.21,25. everlasting hills : 1 they shall be on the the excellency of dignity, and the excel-6 or, my couch head of Joseph, and on the crown of the lency of power.

is gone.

head of him that was separate in from his 4 Unstable as water, 5 thou shalt not p Eze.39.8-10 brethren. excel; because n thou wentest up to thy q c.29.33,34. 27 Benjamin shall ravino as a wolf; in father's bed; then defiledst thou it; 6 he i or, their the morning he shall devour the prey, went up to my couch.

and at night he shall divide the spoil. P 5 Simeon q aad Levi are brethren; in- weapons of 28 All these are the twelve tribes of struments of cruelty r are in their habi.

riolence.

Israel: and this is it that their fathers tations.

c.34.25-29. spake unto them, and blessed them; 60 s my soul, come not thou into theirls Ps.26.9. secret ; unto their assembly, mine ho.). Pr. 1.15,16. blessed them.

every one according t to his blessing be zour, be not thou united: for in their t Ro.12.6,&c. anger they slew a man, and in their self. 8 or, houghed them, I am to be gathered unto my per

29 And he charged them, and said unto will they 8 digged down a wall.

ple: bury me with my fathers in the cave 7 Cursed be their anger, for it was fierce; u c.47.30.

that is in the field of Ephron the Hittite: and their wrath, for it was cruel: I will 2Sa 19.37.

30 In the cave v that is in the field of divide w them in Jacob, and scatter v c.23.3,&c. them in Israel.

w Jos.21.3.

Machpelah, which is before Mamre, in

the land of Canaan, which Abrahanı 8 Judah, thou x art he whom thy bre- * c.29.35. thren shall praise; thy hand shall be in

bought with the field of Ephron the HitPs.76.1.

tite for a possession of a burying-place. the neck of thine 'enemies: thy father's y 1Ch.5.2. children shall bow down y before thee.

31 There they buried Abraham and Re.3.9,

Sarah his wife; there they buried Isaac &

your father.

Swords are

oxen.

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