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GENESIS. Jofeph fendeth for bis father. servant : for thou art even as Pharaoh. him; and he cried, Cause every man to

19. My lord asked his servants, saying, go out from me. And there stood no Have ye a father, or a brother?

man with him, while Jofeph made him. 20 And we said unto my lord, We self known unto his brethren. have a father, an old man, and a child 2 And he wept aloud : and the Egypof his old age, a little one; and his bro- tians and the house of Pharaoh heard. ther is dead, and he alone is left of his 3 And Joseph said unto his brethren, I mother, and his father loveth him. am Joseph ; doth my father yet live!

21 And thou saidīt unto thy servants, And his brethren could not answer him; Bring him down unto me, that I may for they were troubled at his presence. set mine eyes upon him.

4 And Joseph said unto his brethren, 22 And we said unto my lord, The lad Come near to me, I pray you. And they cannot leave his father: for if he should came near. And he said, I am Joseph leave his father, his father would die. your brother, whom ye fold into Egypt.

23 And thou faidst unto thy servants, Now therefore be not grieved, nor Except your youngest brother come down angry with yolurselves, that ye fold me with you, ye shall see my face no more. hithér: for God did send me before you

24 And it came to pass, when we came to preserve life. up unto thy servant my father, we told 6 For these two years hath the famine him the words of my lord.

been in the land : and yet there are five 25 And our father said, Go again, and years, in the which there mall neither be buy us a little food.

earing nor harvest. 26 And we said, We cannot go down: 7 And God sent me before you to preif our youngest brother be with us, then serve you a posterity in the earth, and to

go down: for we may not see save your lives by a great deliverance. the man's face, except our youngest 8 So now it was not you that fent me brother be with us.

hither, but God: and he hath made me 27 And thy servant my father said un- a father to Pharaoh, and lord of all his to us, Ye know that my wife bare me house, and a ruler throughout all the two sons :

land of Egypt. 28 And the one went out from me, 9 Halte ye, and go up to my faand I said, Surely he is torn in pieces; ther, and say unto him, Thus faith thy and I saw him not lince:

son Jofeph, God hath made me lord of 29 And if ye take this also from me, and all Egypt : come down unto me, tarry mischief befall him, ye shall bring down not: my gray hairs with sorrow to the grave. 10 And thou shalt dwell in the land

30 Now therefore when I come to thy of Gothen, and thou shalt be near unto servant my father, and the lad be not me, thou, and thy children, and thy with us; seeing that his life is bound up children's children, and thy flocks, and in the lad's life;

thy herds, and all that thou haft : 31 It shall come to pass, when he seeth 11 And there will I nourish thee; for that the lad is not with us, that he will yet there are five years of famine; left die: and thy servants Mall bring down thou, and thy houshold, and all that the gray hairs of thy servant our father thou hast, come to poverty. with forrow to the grave.

12 And, behold, your eyes fee, and 32 For thy servant became surety for the eyes of my brother Benjamin, that the lad unto my father, saying, If I bring it is my mouth that speaketh unto you. him not unto thee, then I shall bear the 13 And ye fall tell my father of all blame to my father for ever.

my glory in Egypt, and of all that ye 33 Now therefore, I pray thee, let thy have seen; and ye thall haste and bring servant abide instead of the lad a bond-down my father hither. man to my lord ; and let the lad go up 14 And he fell upon his brother Ben. with his brethren.

jamin's neck, and wept ; and Benjamin 34 For how shall I go up to my father, wept upon his neck. and the lad be not with me? left perad 15 Moreover he kissed all his brethren, venture I see the evil that shall come on and wept upon them: and after that his

brethren talked with him. CHAP. XLV.

16 And the fame thereof was heard in 1 Joseph maketh himself known to his bre- Pharaoh's house, saying, Jofeph's bre

thren. 9 He sendeth for his father, 25 thren are come: and it pleased Pharaoh who is revived at the news.

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Fofeph fendeth presents to his father. Chap. xlvi. Jacob goeth into Egypt. Their number. your beasts, and go, get you unto the and the fons of Israel carried Jacob their land of Canaan;

father, and their little ones, and their 18 And take your father and your wives, in the wagons which Pharaoh had housholds, and come unto me: and I sent to carry him. will give you the good of the land of E. 6 And they took their cattle, and their gypt, and ye Mall eat the fat of the land. goods, which they had gotten in the land

19 Now thou art commanded, this do of Canaan, and came into Egypt, Jacob, ye; take you wagons out of the land of and all his feed with him: Egypt for your little ones, and for your 7 His sons, and his sons' fons with wives, and bring your father, and come. him, his daughters, and his sons' daugh

20 Also regard not your ftuff; for the ters, and all his feed brought he with good of all the land of Egypt is your's. him into Egypt.

21. And the children of Israel did so: 8 And these are the names of the and Joseph gave them wagons, accord-children of Israel, which came into Eing to the commandment of Pharaoh,gypt, Jacob and his sons: Reuben, Jaand gave them provision for the way. cob's firstborn.

22 To all of them he gave each man 9 And the sons of Reuben ; Hanoch, changes of raiment; but to Benjamin he and Phallu, and Hezron, and Carmi. gave three hundred pieces of filver, and 10 And the sons of Simeon ; Jemuel, five changes of raiment.

and Jamin, and Ohad, and Jachin, and 23 And to his father he sent after this Zohar, and Shaul the son of a Canaan. manner; ten alles laden with the good itish woman. things of Egypt, and ten she asses laden 11 And the sons of Levi; Gershon, with corn and bread and meat for his Kohath, and Merari. father by the way:

12 And the sons of Judah ; Er, and 24 So he sent his brethren away, and Onan, and Shelah, and Pharez, and Zathey departed : and he said unto them, rah : but Er and Onan died in the land See that ye fall not out by the way.

of Canaan. And the fons of Pharez 25 | And they went up out of Egypt, were Hezron and Hamul. and came into the land of Canaan unto 13 And the sons of Islachar; Tola, Jacob their father,

and Phuvah, and Job, and Shimron. 26 And told him, saying, Joseph is yet 14 And the sons of Zebulun ; Sered, alive, and he is governor over all the land and Elon, and Jahleel. of Egypt. And Jacob's heart fainted, 15 There be the sons of Leah, which for he believed them not.

she bare unto Jacob in Padan-aram, with 27 And they told him all the words of his daughter Dinah : all the souls of his Joseph, which he had said unto them : sons and his daughters were thirty and and when he saw the wagons which Jo- three. seph had sent to carry him, the spirit of 16 And the sons of Gad; Ziphion, Jacob their father revived :

and Haggi, Shuni, and Ezbon, Eri, and 28 And Israel said, It is enough ; Jo- Arodi, and Areli. seph my son is yet alive: I will go and 17 And the sons of Asher; Jimnah, fee him before I die.

and Ilhuah, and Isui, and Beriah, and SeCHAP. XLVI.

rah their fifter: and the sons of Beriah ; i Jacob is comforted by God at Beer-sheba. Heber, and Malchiel.

$ He goeth into Egypt. & The number of 18 These are the sons of Zilpah, whom bis family. 28 Iofeph meeteth him. Laban gave to Leah his daughter, and

that he had, and to Beer-souls Theba, and offered sacrifices unto the God 19 The sons of Rachel Jacob's wife; of his father Isaac.

Joseph, and Benjamin. 2 And God spake unto Israel in the 20 And unto Joseph in the land of E. visions of the night, and said, Jacob, Ja- gypt were born Manasseh and Ephraim, cob. And he said, Here am I.

which Asenath the daughter of Potiphe3 And he said, I am God, the God of rah priest of On bare unto him. thy father : fear not to go down into 21 And the sons of Benjamin were BeEgypt; for I will there make of thee a lah, and Becher, and Ambel, Gera, and great nation:

Naaman, Ehi, and Rosh, Muppim, and 4 I will go down with thee into Egypt; Huppim, and Ard. and I will also surely bring thee up a 22 These are the sons of Rachel, which gain: and Joseph Thaú put his hand upon were born to Jacob: all the souls were

fourteen. sf And Jacob rose up from Beer-sheba: 23 And the sons of Dan; Hushim.

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GENESIS. He presenteth him to Pharaoh. 24 And the sons of Naphtali; Jahzeel, for thy servants have no pasture for their and Guni, and Jezer, and Shillem. flocks; for the famine is fore in the land of

25 These are the sons of Bilhah, which Canaan : now therefore, we pray thee, let Laban gave unto Rachel his daughter, thy servants dwell in the land of Goshen. and the bare these unto Jacob: all the Ś And Pharaoh spake unto Joseph, fouls were seven.

saying, Thy father and thy brethren are 26 All the souls that came with Jacob come unto thee : into Egypt, which came out of his loins, 6 The land of Egypt is before thee; in besides Jacob's sons' wives, all the fouls the best of the land make thy father and were threescore and fix;

brethren to dwell; in the land of Goshen 27 And the sons of Joseph, which were let them dwell: and if thou knowest any born him in Egypt, were two souls : all men of activity among them, then make the fouls of the house of Jacob, which them rulers over my cattle. came into Egypt, were threescore and ten. ? And Joseph brought in Jacob his

28 And he fent Judah before him unto father, and let him before Pharaoh : and Joseph, to direct his face unto Goshen; Jacob blessed Pharaoh. and they came into the land of Goshen. 8 And Pharaoh said unto Jacob, How

29 And Joseph made ready his chariot, old art thou? and went up to meet Israel his father, to 9 And Jacob said unto Pharaoh, The Goshen, and presented himself unto him; days of the years of my pilgrimage are an and he fell on his neck, and wept on his hundred and thirty years : few and evil neck a good while.

have the days of the years of my life been, 30 And Israel said unto Joseph, Now and have not attained unto the days of let me die, since I have seen thy face, the years of the life of my fathers in the because thou art yet alive.

days of their pilgrimage. 31 And Joseph said unto his brethren, 1o And Jacob blessed Pharaoh, and and unto his father's house, I will go up, went out from before Pharaoh. and few Pharaoh, and say unto him, II 1 And Joseph placed his father and My brethren, and my father's house, his brethren, and give them poffession in which were in the land of Canaan, are the land of Egypt, in the best of the land, come unto me;

in the land of Ramases, as Pharaoh had 32 And the men are shepherds, for their commanded. trade hath been to feed cattle ; and they 12 And Joseph nourished his father, have brought their flocks, and their herds, and his brethren, and all his father's and all that they have.

houshold, with bread, according to their 33 And it shall come to pass, when families. Pharaoh shall call you, and shall say, 13 And there was no bread in all the What is your occupation?

for the famine was very fore, so 34 That ye shall say, Thy servants' that the land of Egypt and all the land of trade hath been about cattle from our Canaan fainted by reason of the famine. youth even until now, both we, and also 14 And Joseph gathered up all the mo. our fathers : that ye may dwell in the ney that was found in the land of Egypt, land of Goshen; for every shepherd is an and in the land of Canaan, for the corn abomination to the Egyptians.

which they bought: and Joseph brought CHAP. XLVII.

the money into Pharaoh's house. 1 Hofeph presenteth five of his brethren, 7 15 And when money failed in the land

and his father before Pharaoh. He of Egypt, and in the land of Canaan, all giveth them habitation and maintenance. the Egyptians came unto Joseph, and said, "HEN Jofeph came and told Pharoh, Give us bread: for why should we die in


thren, and their focks, and their herds, 16 And Joseph said, Give your cattle; and all that they have, are come out of and I will give you for your cattle, if the land of Canaan ; and, behold, they money fail. are in the land of Goshen.

17 And they brought their cattle unto 2 And he took some of his brethren, Joseph, and Jofeph gave them bread in even five men, and presented them unto exchange for horses, and for the flocks, Pharaoh.

and for the cattle of the herds, and for 3 And Pharaoh said unto his brethren, the asses: and he fed them with bread What is your occupation? and they said for all their cattle for that year. unto Pharaoh, Thy servants are shep 18 When that year was ended, they herds, both we, and also our fathers. came unto him the second year, and said

4. They said moreover unto Pharaoh, unto him, We will not hide For to sojourn in the land are we come ; lord, how that our money is spent ; my


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leph's dealing in the famine: Chap. xlvili. He vifitrih bis fick fatber. hord also hath our herds of catile ; there

CH A P. XLVill. is not olight left in the light of my lord, 1 Joseph vijit«th his fick father. 3 Jacob but our bodies, and our lands:

repeateth the promije; 21 and propbefieth 19 Wherefore thall we die before thine their retirn. eyes, both we and our land ? buy us and ND it came to pass after these our land for bread, and we and ourland things, that one told Jofeph, Behold, will be servants unto Pharaoh : and give thy father is lick: and he took with him us seed, that we may live, and not die, his two fons, Manafeh and Ephraim. that the land be not iefolate.

2 And one told Jacob, and taid, Be20 And Joseph bought all the land of hoid, thy son Joseph cometh unto thee : Egypt for Pharaoh ; for the Egyptians and Ifrael firengthened liimself, and fat fold every man his field, because the fa- upon the bed. mine prevailed over them : so the land 3 And Jacob said unto Joseph, God became Pharaoh's:

Almighty appeared unto me at Luz in the 21 And as for the people, he removed land of Canaan, and blefied nie, them to cities from one end of the bor 4 And fail unto me, Behold, I will ders of Egypt even to the other end make thee fruitful, and multiply thee, thereof.

and I will make of thee a multitude of 22 Only the land of the priests bought people; and will give this land to thy feed he not ; for the priests had a portion after thee for an everlasting poffeffion. aligned them of Pharaoh, and did eat 5 And now thy two sons, Ephraim and their portion which Pharaoh gave them : Manalleh, which were born unto thce wherefore they sold not their lands. in the land of Egypt before I came unto

23 Then Joseph said unto the people, thee into Egypt, are mine; as Reuben Behold, I have bought you this day and and Simeon, they shall be mine. your land for Pharaoh : lo, bere is feed 6 And thy issue, which thou begettest for you, and ye thall low the land. after them, shall be thine, and shall be

24 And it ihall come to pass in the in-called after the name of their brethren crease, that ye fhall give the fifth part in their inheritance. unto Pharaoh, and four parts shall be 7 And as for me, when I came from your own, for seed of the field, and for Padan, Rachel died by me in the land of your food, and for them of your house. Canaan in the way, when yet there was holds, and for food for your little ones. but a little way to come unto Ephrath :

25 And they said, Thou balt laved our and I buried her there in the way of lives: let us find grace in the fight of my Ephrath; the same is Beth-lehem. lord, and we will be Pliaraoh's servants. 8 And Israel beheld Joseph's sons, and

26 And Joseph made it a law over the said, Who are there? land of Egypt unto this day, that Pha 9 And Joseph said unto his father, They raoh should have the fifth part; except are my sons, whom God hath given me in the land of the priests only, which be- this place. And he said, Bring them, I pray came not Pharaoh's.

thee, unto me, and I will bless them. 29 And Ifrael dwelt in the land of 10 Now the eyes of Israel were dim for Egypt,in the country of Goshen; and they age, so that he could not fee. And he had poffessions therein, and grew, and brought them near unto him; and he multiplied exceedingly.

kissed them, and embraced them. 28 And Jacob lived in the land of 11 And lirael said unto Joseph, I had Egypt leventeen years: fo the whole not thought to fee thiy face : and, lo, age of Jacob was an hundred forty and God hath bewed me also thy feed.

12 And Joseph brought them out from 29 And the time drew nigh that Ifrael between his knees, and he bowed himself muit die: and he called his fon Joseph, with his face to the earth. and said unto him, If now I have found 13 And Joseph took them both, Egrace in thy light, put, I pray thee, thy phraim in his right hand toward Israel's hand under my thigh, and deal kindly left hand, and Manasseh in his left hand and truly with me; bury me not, I pray toward Israel's right hand, and brought thee, in Egypt :

them near unto him. 30 But I will lie with my fathers, and 14 And Israel stretched out his right thou thalt carry me out of Egypt, and hand, and laid it upon Ephraim's head, bury me in their burying place. And he who was the younger, and his left hand faid, I will do as thou hast said.

upon Manasseh's head, guiding his hands 3! And he said, Swear unto me. And wittingly; for Manafleh was the firsthe Tware unto him. And Israel bowed born. himtelf upon the bed's head.

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GENESIS Their bleling in particular. God, before whom my fathers Abraham I will divide them in Jacob, and scatter and Ifaac did walk, the God which fed them in Ifrael. me all my life long unto this day,

8 Judah, thou art he whom thy bre. 16 The angel which redeemed me from thren thall praite: thy hand shall be in all evil, bless the lads; and let my name the neck of thine enemies ; thy father's be named on them, and the name of children hall bow down before thee. my fathers Abraham and Isaac; and let 9 Judal is a lion's whelp : from the them grow into a multitude in the midst prey, my son, thou art gone up: he of the earth.

stooped down, he couched as a lion, and 17 And when Joseph saw that his father as an old lion; who shall rouse nim up? laid his right hand upon the head of E. 10 The fceptre fhall not depart from phraim, it displeased him: and he held Judah, nor a lawgiver from between his up his father's hand, to remove it from feet, until Shiloh come; and unto him Ephraim's head into Manailch's head. Thall the gathering of the people be.

18 And Joseph faid unto his father, II Binding his fole unto the vine, and Not so, my father: for this is the first- bis ass's coit into the choice vine ; he born ; put thy right hand upon his head. washed his garments in wine, and his

19 And his father refused, and said, clothes in the blood of grapes : I know it, my son, I know it : he also 12 llis eyes shall be red with wine, and ihall become a people, and he also shall his teeth white with milk. be great: but truly his younger brother 13 Zebulun shall dwell at the haven of Thall be greater than be, and his seed Ball the fea; and he shall be for ai haven of become a multitude of nations,

thips; and his border shall be muito Zidoo. 20 And he blessed them that day, lay 14 Hiachar is a strong afs couching ing, In thee ihall Israel bless, faying, God down between two burdens : make thee as Ephraim and as Mananeh : 15 And he taw that reft was good, and and he fet Ephraim before Manatieh. the land that it was pleasant; and bowed

21 9 And Israeliaid unto Joseph, Behold, his shoulder to bear, and became a ferIdie: but God thall be with you, and bring vant unto tribute. you again unto the land of your fathers. 16 Dan thall judge his people, as one

12 Moreover I have given to thee one of the tribes of Ifrael. portion above thy brethren, which I took 1. Dan thall be a serpent by the way, out of the hand of the Amorite with my all adder in the path, that biteth the horse Tword and with my bow,

heels, so that his rider fall fall back. CHAP. XLIX.

ward. * Jacob calleth bis jons to bless them. 3 Their 18 I have waited for thy falvation, o blefling in particulor, 29 His charge inn- LORD. cerning his burial. 33 His death. 19 Gad, a troop Mall overcome him:

faid, Gather yourselves together, 20 Out of Afer his bread shall be fat, that I may tell you that which thall befal and he thall yield royal cainties. you in the last days.

21 Naphtali is a hind let loose : he 2 Gather yourtelves together, and hear, giveth goodly words. ye tons of Jacob; and hearken unto lirael 22 Jofeph is a fruitful boughi, even a your father,

fruitful bough by a well; whose branches 3. Reuben, thou art my firstborn, run over the wall: my might, and the beginning of iny 23 The archers have forely grieved him, ftrength, the excellency of dignity, and and shot at bim, and hated him : the excellency of power :

24 But his bow abode in strength, and Uuttable as water, thou shalt not the arins of his hands were made strong excel; because thou wentest up to thy by the hands of the mighty God of Jaz Kather's bed; then defiledit thou it: he cob; (from thence is the thepherd, the went up to my couch.

tone of Israel :) 5 Simeon and Levi are brethren ; in 25 Even by the God of thy father, who itruments of cruelty are in their babi- hall help thee; and by the Almighty, tations.

who shall bless thee with blessings of 6 Osny soul, come not thou into their heaven above, blellings of the deep that secret ; uinto their assembly, mine ho- lieth under, bleflings of the breasts, and nour, be not thou united : for in their of the womb: anger they flew a man, and in their felf

26 The blessings of thy father have will they digged down a wall.

prevailed above the blessings of thy pro7 Cursed be their anger, for it quas genitors unto the utnost bound of the Fierce; and their wraih, for it was cruel il everlasting hills: they shall be on the


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