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22 And we said unto my lord, CHAP. XLV. The lad cannot leave his father : s THEN Joseph could not re

frain himself before all them his father would die.

that stood by him; and he cried, 23 And thou saidst unto thy Cause every man to go out from servants, Except your youngest me: and there stood no man with brother come down with you, ye him, while Joseph made himself shall see my face no more. known unto his brethren.

24 And it came to pass, when 2 And he wept aloud; and the we came up unto thy servant my Egyptians and the house of Phafather, we told bin the words of raoh heard.

s 3 And Joseph said unto his bre25 And our father said, Go thren, I am Joseph; doth my faagain, and buy us a little food. ther yet live? And his brethren

26 And we said, We cannot go could not answer him; for they down: if our youngest brother be were troubled at his presence. with us, then will we go down ; 4 And Joseph said unto his brefor we may not see the man's face, thren, Come near to me, I pray except our youngest brother be you : and they came near. And with us.

he said, I am Joseph your brother, 27 And thy servant my father whom ye sold into Egypt. said unto us, Ye know that my c 5 Now therefore be not grieved, wife bare me two sons:

nor angry with yourselves, that ye 28 And the one went out from sold me hither: for God did send me, and I said, Surely he is torn me before you to preserve life. io pieces; and I saw him not since: 6 For these two years hath the

29 And if ye take this also from famine been in the land : and yet me, and mischief befall him, ye there are five years, in the which shall bring down my gray bairs there shall neither be earing nor with sorrow to the grave.

harvest. 30 Now therefore when I come t 7 And God sent me before you, to thy servant my father, and the to preserve you a posterity in the lad be not with us; (seeing that his earth, and to save your lives by a life is bound up in the lad's life;) great deliverance. € 31 It shall come to pass, when 8 So now it was not you that he seeth that the lad is not with sent me hither, but God: and he us, that he will die: and thy ser- hath made me a father to Pharaoh, vants shall bring down the gray and lord of all his house, and a hairs of thy servant our father ruler throughout all the land of with sorrow to the grave.

Egypt. 32 For thy servant became sure 9 Haste ye, and go up to my faty for the lad unto my father, say. ther, and say unto him, Thus saith ing, If I bring him not unto thee, thy son Joseph, God hath made me then I shall bear the blame to my lord of all Egypt; come down unfather for ever.

to me, tarry not: 33 Now therefore, I pray thee, g 10 And thou shalt dwell in the let thy servant abide instead of land of Goshen, and thou shalt be the lad a bond-man to my lord; and near unto me, thou, and thy chillet the lad go up with his brethren. dren, and thy children's children,

34 For how shall I go up to my and thy flocks, and thy herds, and father, and the lad be not with all that thou hast : me? lest peradventure I see the 11 And there will I nourish evil that shall come on my father. I thee, (for yet there are five years

servants.

of famine ;) lest thou, and ihy ter this manner; ten asses laden household, and all that thou hast with the good things of Egypt, and come 10 poverty.

ten she-asses laden with corn and 12 And behold, your eyes see, bread and meat for his father by and the eyes of my brother Ben- the way. jamin, that it is my mouth that p 24 Só he sent his brethren away. speaketh unto you.

and they departed: and he said 13 And ye shall tell my father unto them, See that ye fall not out of all my glory in Egypt, and of all by the way. that ye have seen: and ye shall g 25 And they went up out of haste, and bring down my father Egypt, and came into the land of hither.

Canaan unto Jacob their father, $ 14 And he fell upon his brothers 26 And told him, saying, JoBenjamin's neck, and wept; and seph is yet alive, and he is goBenjamin wept upon his neck. vernor over all the land of Egypte s 15 Moreover, he kissed all his And Jacob's heart fainted, for he brethren, and wept upon them: believed them not. and after that his brethren talked 27 And they told him all the with him.

words of Joseph, which he had of 16 And the fame thereof was said unto them: and when he saw heard in Pharaoh's house, saying, the wagons which Joseph had sent Joseph's brethren are come : and to carry him, the spirit of Jacob it pleased Pharaoh well, and his their father revived :

28 And Israel said, Itis enough: & 17 And Pharaoh said unto Jo- Joseph my son is yet alive: I will seph, Say unto thy brethren, This go and see him before I die. do ye; lade your beasts, and go,

CHAP, XLVÌ. get you unto the land of Ca- g ND Israel took his journey naan;

18 And take your father, and came to Beer-sheba, and offered your households, and come unto sacrifices unto the God of his fa. me: and I will give you the good ther Isaac. of the land of Egypt, and ye shall v 2 And God spake unto Israel in eat the fat of the land.

the visions of the night, and said, 19 Now thou art commanded, Jacob, Jacob! and he said, Here this do ye ; take you wagons out am I. of the land of Egypt for your lit. b 3 And he said, I am God, the te ones, and for your wives, and God of thy father: fear not to go bring your father, and come. down into Egypt; for I will there

20 Also regard not your stuff: make of thee a great nation: for the good of all the land of r 4 I will go down with thee into Egypt is yours.

Egypt; and I will also surely bring 121 And the children of Israel thee up again: and Joseph shall did so; and Joseph gave them wa- put his hand upon thine eyes. gons, according to the command-lf 5 And Jacob rose up from Beerment of Pharaoh, and gave them shebả: and the sons of Israel carprovision for the way.

ried Jacob their father, and their 22 To all of them he gave each little ones, and their wives, in the man changes of rainent: but to wagons which Pharaoh had sept Benjamin he gave three hundred to carry him. pieces of silver, and five changes g 6 And they took their cattle, and of raiment.

their goods which they had gotten d 23 And to his father be sent al- in the land of Canaan, and came

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into Egypt, Jacob, and all his seed daughter of Poti-pherah priest of with him i

On bare unto him. 6 boxinelor 7 His sons, and his sons" sons F 21 And the sons of Benjasons' daughters, and all his seed Aslibel, Gera, and Naaman, Ehi, brought he with him into Egypt. and Rosh, Muppim, and Huppim, $ 8 I And these are the names of and Ard.

'Ons massa the children of Israel, which came 22 These are the sons of Rachel

, into Egypt, Jacob and his sons : which were born to Jacob; all the Reuben, Jacob's

first-born. souls were fourteen. Se Teri 9. And the sons of Reuben ; Ha- f 23 1 And the sons of Dan; Hunoch, and Phallu, and Hezron, shim.

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§ 24 And the sons of Naphtali f 10 7 And the sons of Simeon; Jahzeel, and Guni, and Jezer, and Jemuel, and Jamin, and Ohad, and Shillem. Jachin, and Zohar, and Shaul the 25 These are the sons of Bilhah, son of a Canaanitish woman. which Laban gave unto Rachel his f 11 And the sons of Levi: daughter, and she bare these unto Gershon, Kohath, and Merari. Jacob: all the souls were seven. f 12 I And the sons of Judah; f 26 All the Er, and Onan, and Shelah, and Jacob into Egypt, which came out Pharez, and Zarab, but Er and of his loins, besides Jacob's sons' Onan died in the land of Canaan. wives

, all the souls were threescore the sons of Pharez were Hez- and six; ron, and Hamul.

f 27 And the sons of Joseph which

guid f i3 And the sons of Issachar; were born him in Egypt, were two Tola, and Pbuyah, and Job, and souls: all the souls of the house of Shimron

Jacob, which came into Egypt, f 14 1 And the sons of Zebulun ; were

threescore and ten. Sered, and Elon, and Jahleel. g 28 1 And he sent Judah before

15 These be the sons of Leah, him unto Joseph, to direct his face which she bare unto Jacob in Pa- unto Goshen;

and they came into dan-aram, with his daughter Di- the land of Goshen. nah, all the souls of his sons and s 29 And Joseph made ready his his daughters

were thirty and chariot, and went up to meet Isthree.

rael his father to Goshen; and pre16 And the sons of Gad; Zi- sented himself unto him: and he phion, and Haggi, Shuni, and Ez- fell on his neck, and wept on his bon, Eri, and Arodi, and Areli. neck a good while.

17 I And the sons of Asher ; 30 And Israel said unto Joseph, Jimnah, and Ishuah, and Isui, and Now let me die, since I have seen Beriah, and Serah their sister, thy face, because thou art yet And the sons of Beriah; Heber, alive. and Malchiel.

f 31 And Joseph said unto his 18 These are the sons of Zilpah, brethren, and unto his father's whom Laban gave to Leah his house, I will go up, and shew Phadaughter : and these she bare unto raoh, and say unto him, My breJacob, even sixteen souls. thren, and my father's house, f 19 The sons of Rachel, Jacob's which were in the land of Canaan, wife; Joseph, and Benjamio. 20 And unto Joseph in the land 32 And the men are shepherds, of Egypt were born Manasseh for their trade bath been to feed and Ephraim, which Asenath the cattle, and they have brought

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their flocks, and their herds, and The days of the years of my pilall that they have.

grimage are a hundred and thirty k 33 And it shall come to pass, years: few and evil have the days when Pharaoh shall call you, and of the years of my life been, and shall say, What is your occupa- have not attained unto the days of tion ?

the years of the life of my fathers 34 That ye shall say, Thy ser- in the days of their pilgrimage. vants' trade hath been about cattle 6 10 And Jacob blessed Pharaoh, from our youth even until now, and went out from before Phaboth we, and also our fathers : raoh. that ye may dwell in the land of g 11 | And Joseph placed bis Gosten; for every shepherd is an father and his brethren, and gave abomination unto the Egyptians. them a possession in the land of CHAP. XLVII.

Egypt, in the best of the land, in gTHEN Joseph came and told the land of Rameses, as Pharaoh ther and my brethren, and their 12 And Joseph nourished his flocks, and their herds, and all that father, and his brethren, and all they have, are come out of the land his father's household, with bread of Canaan; and behold, they are according to their families. in the land of Goshen.

g 13 | And there was no bread § 2 And he took some of his bre- in all the land; for the famine was thren, even five men, and presented very sore, so that the land of E. them unto Pharaoh.

gypt, and all the land of Canaan, 3 And Pharaoh said unto bis fainted by reason of the famine. brethren, What is your occupa- f 14 And Joseph gathered up all tion ? And they said unto Pharaoh, the money that was found in the Thy servants are shepherds, both land of Egypt, and in the land of we, and also our fathers.

Canaan, for the corn which they & 4 They said moreover unto bought: and Joseph brought the Pharaoh, For to sojourn in the money into Pharaoh's house. land are we come: for thy servants 15 And when money failed in have no pasture for their flocks, the land of Egypt, and in the land for the fainine is sore in the land of Canaan, all the Egyptians came of Canaan : now therefore, we unto Joseph, and said, Give us pray thee, let thy servants dwell bread : for why should we die in in the land of Goshen.

thy presence? for the money fail5 And Pharaoh spake unto Jo- eth. seph, saying, Thy father and thy 16 And Joseph said, Give your brethren are come unto thee : calile; and I will give you for

6 The land of Egypt is before your cattle, is money fail. thee; in the best of the land make f 17 And they brought their catthy father and brethren to dwell; tle unto Joseph : and Joseph gave in the land of Goshen let them them bread in exchange for horses, dwell; and if thou knowest any and for the flocks, and for the catmen of activity among them, then tle of the herds, and for the asses; make them rulers over my cattle. and he fed them with bread, for all f 7 And Joseph brought in Jacob their cattle, for that year. his father, and set him before Pha 18 When that year was ended, raoh : and Jacob blessed Pharaoh. they came unto him the second

8 And Pharaoh said unto Jacoh, year, and said unto him, We will How old art thon?

not hide it from my lord, how that 1 9 And Jacob said unto Pharaoh, four money is spent ; my lord also

Whath our herds of cattle: there is therein, and grew, and multiplied mot aaghit teft in the sight of my exceedingly, lord, but our bodies and our 28 And Jacob lived in the land tands:

of Egypt seventeen years: so the 19 Wherefore shall we die be- whole age of Jacob was a hundred fore thine eyes, both we and our forty and seven years. land ? buy us and our land for 23 And the time drew nigh that bread, and we and our land will Israel must die: and he called his be servants unto Pharaoh: and son Joseph, and said unto him, If give us seed, that we may live, now I have found grace in thy and not die, that the land be not sight, put, I pray thee, thy hand desolate.

under my thigh, and deal kindly & 20 And Joseph bought all the and truly with me; bury me not, I land of Egypt for Pharaoh ; for pray thee, in Egypt: the Egyptians sold every man his 8 30 But I will lie with my fafield, because the samine prevailedthers, and thou shalt carry me out over them : so the land became of Egypt, and bury me in their Pharaoh's.

burying-place. And he said, 1 21 And as for the people, he re- will do as thou hast said. moved thein to cities from one end 31 And he said, Swear unto me: of the borders of Egypt even to the and he sware unto him. And Isother end thereof.

rael bowed himself upon the bed's d 22 Quly the land of the priests head. bought he not ; for the priests had CHAP. XLVIII. a portion assigned them of Pharaoh, and did eat their portion

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things, that one told Joseph, which Pharaoh gave them; where- Behold, thy father is sick: and he fore they sold not their lands. took with him his two sons, Mak 23 Then Joseph said unto the nasseh and Ephraim. people, Behold, I have bought

you 21 And one told Jacob, and said, this day and your land for Plia- Behold, thy son Joseph cometh raoh: lo, here is seed for you, and unto thee: and Israel strengthye shall sow the land.

ened himself, and sat upon the 24 And it shall come to pass in bed. the increase,

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ye shall give the e 3 And Jacob said unto Joseph, Afth part unto Pharaoh, and four God Almighty appeared unto me parts shall be your own, for seed at Luz in the land of Canaan, and or the field, and for your food, and blessed me, for then of your households, and f 4 And said unto me, Behold, I for food for your little ones. will make thee fruitful, and malti

25 And they said, Thou hast ply thee, and I will make of thee "saved our lives : let us hnd grace a multitude of people; and will in the sight of my lord, and we give this land to thy seed after will be Pharaob's servants. thee, for an everlasting posses

26 And Joseph made it a law sion. over the land of Egypt unto this r 5.1 And now, thy two sons, day, that Paaraoh should have the Ephraim and Manasseh, which fifth part; except the land of the were born unto thee in the land priests only, which became not of Egypt, before I came unto thee Pharaoh's

into Egypt, are mine: as Reuben 27 . And Israel dwelt in the and Simeon, they shall be mine. land of Egypt, in the country of 6 And thy issue, wbich thou Goshen; and they had possessions begettest after them, shall be

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