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Joseph meets his father.
GENESIS, XLVII. Joseph's dealing in the famine. and his daughters were thirty and three. B. C. 1705. father's; that ye may dwell in the land of
16 And the sons of Gad; ' Ziphion, and 1 No.26.15. Goshen: for every shepherd is an abomHaggi, Shuni, and 2 Ezbon, Eri, and Zephon. ination a unto the Egyptians. Arodi, 3 and Areli.
CHAP. XLVII. 17 And the sons of Asher; Jimnah, and
THEN Joseph came and told PhaIshuah, and Isui, and Beriah, and Serah c.46.31 raoh, and said, My father, and my their sister: And the sons of Beriah;
brethren, and their flocks, and their herds, Heber, and Malchiel.
and all that they have, are come out of 18 These are the sons of Zilpah, whom
the land of Canaan; and, behold, they Laban gave to Leah his daughter: and a c.29.24 are in the land of Goshen. these she bare unto Jacob, even sixteen
2 And he took some of his brethren, souls.
even five men, and presented them unto 19 The sons of Rachel, Jacob's wife;
Pharaoh. Joseph and Benjamin.
3 And Pharaoh said unto his brethren, 20 And unto Joseph, in the land of Egypt,
What is your occupation? & And they said were born Manasseh and Ephraim, which i or, prince. unto Pharaoh, Thy servants are shepAsenath, the daughter of 'Potipheral i am.1:14.
herds, * both we, and also our fathers. priest of On, bare unto him.
4 They said moreover unto Pharaoh, For 21 And the sons of Benjamin were Be
to sojourn in the land are we come: for lah, and Becher, and Ashbel, Gera, and
thy servants have no pasture for their Naaman, 5 Ehi, and Rosh, 6 Muppim, and Nu.26.39. flocks; for the famine is sore in the land of ? Huppim, and Ard.
Shupham. Canaan: now therefore, we pray thee, let 22 These are the sons of Rachel, which , Skuppim. thy servants dwell in the land of Goshen.
1 Hupham. were born to Jacob: all the souls were
5 And Pharaoh spake unto Joseph, sayfourteen.
ing, Thy father and thy brethren are come 23 And the sons of Dan; % Hushim.
8 or, Skuham. unto thee: 24 And the sons of Naphtali; Jahzeel,
6 The land of Egypt is before thee: and Guni, and Gezer, and Shillem.
in the best of the land make thy father 25 These are the sons of Bilhah, which
and brethren to dwell; in the land of Laban gave j unto Rachel his daughter;}; c.29.29. Goshen let them dwell: and if thou and she bare these unto Jacob: all the
men of activity among souls were seven.
them, then make them rulers over my 26 All the souls that came with Jacob
cattle. into Egypt, which came out of his loins, 9 thigh. 7 And Joseph brought in Jacob his besides Jacob's sons' wives, all the souls
father, and set him before Pharaoh: and were threescore and six.
Jacob blessed - Pharaoh.
10 many are 27 And the sons of Joseph, which were
the days of
8 And Pharaoh said unto Jacob, How born him in Egypt, were two souls: All the the years of old 10 art thou? souls of the house of Jacob, which came
9 And Jacob said unto Pharaoh, The into Egypt, were threescore and ten. m
days of the years of my pilgrimage are 28 And he sent Judah before him unto
an hundred and thirty years: sew and Joseph, to direct his face » unto Goshen;
evil have the days of the
life and they came into the land of • Goshen.
been, and p have not attained unto the
p c.25.7,8. 29 And Joseph made ready his chariot,
days of the years of the life of my fathers, and went up to meet Israel his father, to
in the days of their pilgrimage. Goshen; and presented himself unto him:
10 And Jacob blessed Pharaoh, and went and he fell on his neck, 9 and wept.on his q c.45.14. out from before Pharaoh. neck a good while.
11 And Joseph placed his father and his 30 And Israel said unto Joseph, Now
brethren, and gave them a possession in let me die," since I have seen thy face, Lu.2.29,30. the land of Egypt, in the best of the land, because thou art yet alive.
in the land of Rameses, as • Pharaoh had 31 And Joseph said unto his brethren,
commanded. and unto his father's house, I will go up,
12 And Joseph nourished his father, and and shew Pharaoh, and say unto him, My
his brethren, and all his father's housebrethren, and my father's house, which were 11 according hold, with bread, according to their in the land of Canaan, are come unto me;
families. 32 And the men are shepherds, for their
13 And there was no bread in all the 12. trade hath been to feed cattle; and they < 09.10.50,3. land: for the famine was very sore, so that have brought their flocks, and their herds, 12 they are the land of Egypt, and all the land of and all that they have.
men of cattle.
Canaan, fainted by reason of the famine 33 And it shall come to pass, when Pha
14 And Joseph gathered up all the mon raoh shall call you, and shall say, What
that was found in the land of Egypt, " is your occupation?
and in the land of Canaan, for the corn 34 That ye shall say, Thy servants' trade c.39.35. which they bought: and Joseph brought hath been about cattle • from our youth
the money into Pharaoh's house. even until now, both we and also our 47 15 And when money failed in the land
1 1 Pe.2. 17.
to the little ones ; or, as a little child
d Job 2.4.
Joseph's dealing in the famine. GENESIS, XLVIII. Jacob blesseth Joseph's sons. of Egypt, and in the land of Canaan, all B. C. 1705. |and said unto him, If now I have found the Epyptians came unto Joseph, and said,
grace in thy sight, put, “ I pray thee, thy Give us bread: for why should we die in
hand under my thigh, and deal kindly thy presence? for the money faileth.
and truly with me; bury me not, I pray 16 And Joseph said, Give your cattle;
thee, in Egypt: and I will give you for your cattle, if 64.50.25. 30 But I will lie with my fathers; and
thou shalt carry me out of Egypt, and 17 And they brought their cattle unto
bury me in their burying-place. And he Joseph: and Joseph gave them bread in
said, I will do as thou hast said. exchange for horses, and for the flocks,
31 And he said, Swear unto me, And and for the cattle of the herds, and for 1 ki.1.47. he sware unto him. And Israel • bowed the asses; and he fed' them with bread led. himself upon the bed's head. for all their cattle for that year.
CHAP. XLVIII. 18 When that year was ended, they
ND it came to pass, after these things, came unto him the second year, and said
that one told Joseph, Behold, thy unto him, We will not hide it from my
father is sick: and he took with him his lord, how that our money is spent; my
two sons, Manasseh and Ephraim. lord also hath our herds of cattle: there
2 And one told Jacob, and said, Behold, is not aught left in the sight of my lord,
thy son Joseph cometh unto thee: And but our bodies and our lands:
Israel strengthened himself, and sat upon 19 Wherefore shall we die before thine
the bed. eyes, both we and our land? buy us and
3 And Jacob said unto Joseph, God Alour land for bread, and we and our land e c.28.13-19. mighty appeared o unto me at Luz in the
35.6,&c. will be servants unto Pharaoh; and give
land of Canaan, and blessed me, us seed, that we may live and not die,
4 And said unto me, Behold, I will make that the land be not desolate.
thee fruitful, and multiply thee, and I 20 And Joseph bought all the land of
will make of thee a multitude of people; Egypt for Pharaoh; for the Egyptians and will give this land to thy seed after sold every man his field, because the fa- c.17.8. thee, for an everlasting possession. mine prevailed over them; so the land Am.9.14,15, 5 And now thy two sons, Ephraim and became Pharaoh's.
g c.41.50-52. Manasseh, which 5 were born unto thee 21 And as for the people, he removed
in the land of Egypt, before I came unto them to cities from one end of the borders
thee into Egypt, are mine: as Reuben and of Egypt even to the other end thereof.
Simeon, they shall be mine. 22 Only the land of the 2 priests bought 2 or, princes. 6 And thy issue, which thou begettest he not; for the priests had a portion as- a Jos.14.4. after them, shall be thine, and a shall be signed them of Pharaoh, and did eat their
called after the name of their brethren portion which Pharaoh gave them; where
in their inheritance. fore they sold not their lands.
7 And as for me, when I came from 23 Then Joseph said unto the people, i c.35.16-19. Padan, Rachel i died by me in the land Behold, I have bought you this day, and
of Canaan, in the way, when yet there your land, for Pharaoh: lo, here is seed
vas but a little way to come unto Ephrath: for you, shall sow the land.
and I buried her there in the way of 24 And it shall come to pass, in the in
Ephrath; the same is Beth-lehem. crease,
8 And Israel beheld Joseph's sons ard to Pharaoh; and four parts shall be your
said, Who are these? own, for seed of the field, and for your
9 Ard Joseph said unto his father, They food, and for them of your households, ; c.33.5. are my sons, whom God hath given i me and for food for
in this place. And he said, Bring them, I 25 And they said, Thou hast saved our
pray thee, unto me, and I will bless & them. l'ives; let us find grace in the sight of my
10 (Now the eyes of Israel were dim lord, and we will be Pharaoh's servants.
for age, so that he could not see.) And 26 And Joseph made it a law over the
he brought them near unto him; and he land of Egypt unto this day, that Pha
kissed them, and embraced them. raoh should have the fifth part,' except mc.37.33,35. 11 And Israel said unto Joseph, I m had the land of the priests only, which be- 4 or, princes. not thought to see thy face; and, lo, God came niot Pharaoh's.
" hath shewed me also thy seed. 27 And Israel dwelt in the land of
12 And Joseph brought them out from Egypt, in the country of Goshen; and » Ex.1,7,12 between his knees, and he bowed
himthey had possessions therein, and grew,
self with his face to the earth.
5 days of the and multiplied P exceedingly.
13 And Joseph took them both, Ephra28 And Jacob lived in the land of Egypt his life im in his right hand toward Israel's left seventeen years: so the 5 whole age of Ja
hand, and Manasseh in his left hand tocob was an hundred forty and seven years.
ward Israel's right hand, and brought 29 And the time I drew nigh that Israel
them near unto him. must die: and he called his son Joseph, 48 14 And Israel stretched out his right
concerning his sons. hand, and laid it upon Ephraim's head, B. C. 1689. vide a them in Jacob, and scatter them in who was the younger, and his left hand
Israel. upon Manasseh's head, guiding his hands 6 c.29.35. 8 Judah, thou art he whom thy brethren wittingly; • for Manasseh was the first
shall praise; thy hand shall be in the neck born.
of thine enemies: thy father's children 15 And he blessed Joseph, and said, God, c.17.1. shall bow down d before thee. before whom my fathers Abraham and
9 Judah is a lion's whelp; from the prey, Isaac did walk, the God which f fed me all ? Nu.2.24. my son, thou art gone up: he stooped my life long, unto this day,
down, he couched as a lion, and as an old 16 The angel which redeemed ' me from
lion; who shall rouse him up? all evil, bless the lads; and let my name i Nu.24.17. 10 The sceptre j shall not depart from be named on them, and the name of my
Judah, nor a lawgiver & from between his fathers Abraham and Isaac; and let them De.28.57. feet, until Shiloh come; and unto him * 1
I as fishes do grow into a multitude o in the midst of the
shall the gathering of the people be: earth.
11 Binding his foal unto the vine, and his 17 And when Joseph saw that his father n Jno.12.12. ass's colt P unto the choice vine; he washlaid his right hand upon the head of Eph- "Nu.28.34,37. ed his garments in wine, 1 and his clothes raim, it displeased him; and he held up his 2 Mat.21.2.
in the blood of grapes: father's hand, to remove it from Ephraim's Ca.5.10-16 12 His' eyes shall be red with wine, and head unto Manasseh's head.
his teeth white with milk. 18 And Joseph said unto his father, Not: Jos.19.10. 13 Zebulun s shall dwell at the haven of so, my father: for this is the first-born; put
the sea; and he shall be for an haven of thy right hand upon his head.
ships: and his border shall be unto Zidon. 19 And his father refused, and said, I
14 Issachar is a strong ass, couching know it, my son, I know it: he also shall
down between two burdens: become a people, and he also shall be
15 And he saw that rest was good, and great; but truly his younger u brother Nu. 1,33,35. the land that it was pleasant; and bowed shall be greater than he, and his seed shall , c.25.23. his shoulder to bear, and became a servant become a multitude 2 of nations.
2 fulness. unto tribute. 20 And he blessed them that day, saying, v Ju.13.2,&c. 16 Dan shall judge his people, as one In thee w shall Israel bless, saying, God w Ru.4.11,12. of the tribes of Israel. make thee as Ephraim, and as Manasseh:
17 Dan shall be a' serpent by the way, and he set Ephraim before Manasseh.
3 adder in the path, that biteth the 21 And Israel said unto Joseph, Behold, I
horseheels, so that his rider shall fall die; but * God shall be with you, and bring * 6.50,24; backward. you again unto the land of
18 I y have waited for thy salvation, O 22 Moreover, I have given to thee one Is.25.9; LORD! portion above ? thy brethren, which I took 2 Jos.17.14. 19 Gad, a troop shall overcome him; but out of the hand of the Amorite with
a 1 Ch.5.18. he a shall overcome at the last. sword and with my bow.
20 Out of Asher his bread shall be fat, CHAP. XLIX.
and he shall yield royal dainties. ND Jacob called unto his sons, and|o De.33.1,&c. 21 Naphtali is a hind let loose: he giveth saidGather yourselves together,
goodly words. that I
that c which shall be- Nu.24.14. 22 Joseph is a fruitful bough, even a fruitfall you in the last days.d
ful bough by a well, whose * branches run
4 daughters. 2 Gather yourselves together, and hear, a 18.2.2. over the wall. ye sons of Jacob; and hearken unto Israel
23 The • archers have sorely grieved e c.37.4,&c.
him, and shot at him, and hated him:
t Job 29.20. 3 Reuben, thou art my first-born, my Ps.37.14,15.
24 But his bow $ abode in strength, and might, and the beginning 8 of my strength, Be. 2:17
the arms h of his hands were made strong the excellency of dignity, and the excellen- li c.45.10,112" by the hands of the mighty God of Jacob; cy of power.
s do not thou. (from thence is the Shepherd, . the stone 4 Unstable as water, 5 thou shalt not ex- 1s.28.16. of Israel:) cel; because k thou wentest up to thy fa
25 Even by the God of thy father, ? who ther's bed; then defiledst thou it; 6 he or, my couch shall help thee; and by the Almighty, who went up to my couch.
shall bless thee with blessings of heaven 5 Simeon m and Levi are brethren; ? in-Im c.29.33,34. above, blessings of the deep that lieth struments of cruelty are in their habita
under, blessings of the breasts and of the tions.
womb: 6 0° my soul, come not thou into their n c.34.25-29. secret; unto their assembly, mine honour, Pr.1.15,16. vailed above the blessings of my progenibe not thou united: for in their anger they&or, houghed tors, unto
the utmost bound of the everslew a man, and in their self-will they
p Ep.1.3. lasting hills: 1 they shall be on the head digged down a wall.
of Joseph, and on the crown of the head * Cursed be their anger, for it was fierce;
of him that was separate from his brethand their wrath, for it was cruel: I will di-|
their swords are weapons violence.
2. "26 The blessings of thy father have pre
1 Sa.31.13. 2 Sa.1.17. Job 2. 13. Ac.8.2.
1 j.e. the
Jacob's death and funeral.
Death of Joseph. 27 Benjamin shall ravin “ as a wolf; in B. C. 1688. ling for his father seven days. the morning he shall devour the prey, and
11 And when the inhabitants of the at night he shall divide the spoil.
land, the Canaanites, saw the mourning 29 All these are the twelve tribes of Is
in the floor of Atad, they said, This is a rael: and this is it that their fathers spake grievous mourning to the Egyptians : unto them, and blessed them; every one c Eze.39.8-10 wherefore the name of it was called i Abelaccording to his blessing he blessed
mizraim, which is beyond Jordan. them.
of the 12 And his sons did unto him according
. 29 And he charged them, and said unto a R 1.6,&c. as he commanded them: them, I am to be gathered unto my people: e c.49.29. 13 For his sons carried him into the bury me with my fathers in the cave that sc.17.39. land of Canaan, and buried him in the is in the field of Ephron the Hittite:
care of the field of Machpelah, which 30 In the cave 5 that is in the field of c.23.16.
Abraham bought h with the field for a Machpelah, which is before Mamre, in
possession of a burying-place of Ephron the land of Canaan, which Abraham
the Hittite, before Mamre. bought with the field of Ephron the Hit
14 And Joseph returned into Egypt, he, tite for a possession of a burying-place.
and his brethren, and all that went up 31 There they buried Abraham and
with him to bury his father, after he had Sarah his wife; there they buried Isaac
buried his father. and Rebekah his wife; and there I buried
15 And when Joseph's brethren saw Leah.
that their father i was dead, they said, 32 The purchase of the field and of the
Joseph will peradventure hate us, and will cave that is therein was from the children
certainly requite us all the evil which we of Heth.
did unto him. 33 And when Jacob had made an end of 2 charged. 16 And they ?_sent a messenger unto commanding his sons, he gathered up his Joseph, saying, Thy father did command feet into the bed, and yielded up thej ghost, |; Job 14.10. before he died, saying, and was gathered " unto his people.
17 So shall ye say unto Joseph, Forgive, CHAP. L.
I pray thee
now, the trespass of thy ND Joseph fell upon his father's face, 18.25. brethren, and their sin; for they did unto.
thee evil: and now, we pray thee, forgive
Ep.4.32. 2 And Joseph commanded his servants
the trespass of the servants of the God of the physicians to m embalm his father: and
thy father. And Joseph wept when they the physicians embalmed Israel.
2Ch.16.14. spake unto him. 3 And forty days were fulfilled for him;
18 And his brethren also went and fell for so are fulfilled the days of those which
down before his face; and they said, Beare embalmed; and the 3 Egyptians mourn- 3 wept: hold, we be thy servants. cd for him " threescore and ten days.
19 And Joseph said unto them, Fear not: 4 And when the days of his mourning D:13:35.. for am I in the place of God? were past, Joseph spake unto the house
20 But as for you, ye thought P evil of Pharaoh, saying, "If now I have found against me; but God meant . it unto good, grace in your eyes, speak, I pray you, in ? Ps.56.5. to bring to pass, as it is this day, to save the ears of Pharaoh, saying,
much people alive. 5 My father made me swear,” saying,
21 Now therefore fear ye not: I will Lo, I die: in my grave which I have i 15.22. 16. nourish
you, • and your little ones. And digged for me in the land of Canaan, there 4 to their he comforted them, and spake 4 kindly shalt thou bury me. Now therefore let
unto them. me go up, I pray thee, and bury my fath
22 And Joseph dwelt in Egypt, he, and er, and I will come again.
his father's house: and Joseph lived an 6 And Pharaoh said, Go up and bury thy
hundred and ten years. father, according as he made thee swear.
23 And Joseph saw Ephraim's children 7 And Joseph went up to bury his father:
of the third generation: the children also and with him went up all the servants of : N11.32.39. of Machir • the son of Manasseh were Pharaoh, the elders of his house, and all
brought up upon Joseph's knees. the elders of the land of Egypt,
24 And Joseph said unto his brethren, I 8 And all the house of Joseph, and his w Ex.3.16. die: and God will surely visit you, w and brethren, and his father's house: only their
bring you out of this land unto the land little ones, * and their focks, and their + Ex.10.9,26. which he sware to Abraham, to Isaac, and herds, they left in the land of Goshen.
to Jacob. 9 And there went up with him both char
25 And Joseph took an oath ý of the iots and horsemen; and it was a very
children of Israel, saying, God will surely great company.
visit you, and ye shall carry up my bones 10 And they came to the threshing-floor
from hence. of Atad, which is beyond Jordan, and
26 So Joseph died, being an hundred there they mourned with a great and very
and ten years old; and they embalmed sore lamentation: and he made a mourn 50 him, and he was put in a coffin in Egypt
Ja.5.16. m ver.28.
u Job 42.16.
The Second Book of MOSES, called EXODUS.
h Ec.2 19..
21.30. Ac.23.12. 1 Co.3.19. Ja.3.15.
B. C. 1705. | lively, and are delivered ere the midTOW these are the names of the chil
wives come in unto them. dren of Israel, which came into a Ge.46.8. 20 Therefore God dealt well b with the
Pr.11.18. Egypt; every man and his household
midwives: and the people multiplied, and came with Jacob.
waxed very mighty.
He.6.10. 2 Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah,
21 And it came to pass, because the 3 Issachar, Zebulun, and Benjamin,
midwives feared God, that he made them 4 Dan, and Naphtali, Gad, and Asher.
houses. 5 And all the souls that came out of the
22 And Pharaoh charged all his people, loins 1 of Jacob were seventy d souls: for a De.10.22. saying, Every son that is born ye shall Joseph was in Egypt already.
cast into the river, and every daughter 6 And Joseph died, e and all his bre- Gе.50.20, ye shall save alive. thren, and all that generation.
CHAP. II. 7 And the children of Israel were fruit-c.6.20. ful, and increased abundantly, 5 and mul- . Ge.16.3. Levi, and took to wife a daughter of tiplied, and waxed exceedingly mighty; Ps 103.21.
Levi. and the land was filled with them.
2 And the woman conceived, and bare a 8 Now there arose up a new king over
son; and when she saw him that he was a Egypt, which knew " not Joseph.
goodly child, she laid ' him three months? 9 And he said unto his people, Behold, i Ac.7.20. 3 And when she could not longer hide the people of the children of Israel are
him, she took for him an ark of bulrushes, more and mightier than we:
and daubed it with slime and with pitch, 10 Come on, let us deal wisely j with ; Ps.83.3, 4. and put the child therein; and she laid it them; lest they multiply, and it come to
in the flags by the river's brink. pass, that; when there falleth out any
4 And his sister stood afar off, to wit war, they join also unto our enemies,
what would be done to him. and fight against us, and so get them up
5 And the daughter of Pharaoh came out of the land.
down to wash herself at the river; and her 11 Therefore they did set over them
maidens walked along by the river's side; task-masters, to afflict them k with their
and when she saw the ark among the burdens. And they built for Pharaoh
flags, she sent her maid to fetch it. treasure-cities, Pithom and ? Raamses.
6 And when she had opened it, she saw 12 2 But the more they afflicted them, and as they the child: and, behold, the babe wept. the more they multiplied and grew. And them, so they And she had compassion on him, and they were grieved because of the children multiplich." said, This is one of the Hebrews' children. of Israel.
7 Then said his sister to Pharaoh's 13 And the Egyptians made the chil
daughter, Shall I go and call to thee a dren of Israel to serve with rigour:
nurse of the Hebrew women, that she 14 And they made their lives a bitter n c.2.33. may nurse the child for thee? with hard bondage, in mortar, and in
8 And Pharaoh's daughter said to her, brick, " and in all manner of service in
Go. And the maid went and called the
Ac.7.19,34. the field: all their service, wherein they
child's mother. made them serve, was with rigour.P
9 And Pharaoh's daughter said unto 15 And the king of Egypt spake to the Je.50.33. her, Take this child away, and nurse it for Hebrew midwives; of which the name
me, I and I will give thee thy wages. And of the one was Shiphrah, and the name of
the woman took the child, and nursed it. the other Puah;
10 And the child grew, and she brought 16 And he said, When ye do the office
him unto Pharaoh's daughter, and he beof a midwife to the Hebrew women, and
came her son. And she called his name
3 that is, see them upon the stools, if it be a son,
Moses: 3 and she said, Because I drew then ye shall kill him: but if it be a
him out of the water. daughter, then she shall live.
11 And it came to pass in those days, 17 But the midwives feared ” God, and
when Moses was grown, that he went out did not as the king of Egypt commanded unto his brethren, and looked on their them, but saved the men-children alive.
burdens: · and he spied an Egyptian 18 And the king of Egypt called for the
smiting an Hebrew, one of his brethren midwives, and said unto them, Why have lle.11.21-26. 12 And he looked this way and that way, ye done this thing, and have saved the
and, when he saw that there was no man, he men-children alive?
slew the Egyptian, and hid him in the sand. 19 And the midwives said unto
13 And when he went cut the second raoh, Because the Hebrew women are
day, behold, two men of the Hebrews not as the Egyptian women; for they are 51 strove together: and he said unto him
6.9. Nu.20.15. Ru.1.20.
t Jos.2 4.