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Joseph falsely accused and imprisoned.


He interpreteth two dreams.
because thou art his wife: "how then can I do this shim in the ward of his lord's house, saying, Where-
great wickedness, and sin against God ?

fore t look ye so sadly to-day ?
10 And it came to pass, as she spake to Joseph 8 And they said unto him, We have dreamed a

† day by day, that he hearkened not unto her, to lie dream, and there is no interpreter of it. And Joseph Facelerating • I'r. 6, 34. by her, or to be P with her.

said unto them, Do not interpretations belong to ch. 41, 10
11 And it came to pass, about this time, that Jo-God? Tell me them, I pray you.
seph went into the house to do his business, and there 9 And the chief butler told his dream to Joseph,
was ' none of the men of the house there within. and said to him, In my dream, ' behold, a vine was Daniel 2, 3

12 And she caught him by his garment, saying, s before me;
Lie with me: and he left his garment in her hand, 10 And in the vine were three branches : and it
and fied, and got him out.

was as though it budded, and her blossoms shot forth, Judg. , 13
13 And it came to pass, when she saw that he had and the clusters thereof brought forth ripe grapes:
left his garment in her hand, and was fled forth,

11 And Pharaoh's cup was in my hand : and I
14 That she called unto the men of her house, and took the grapes, and pressed them into Pharaoh's cup,
spake unto them, saying, See, he hath brought in aand I gave the cup into Pharaoh's hand.
Hebrew unto us to mock us; he came in unto me 12 And Joseph said unto him, This is the interpret-
u to lie with me, and I cried with a loud voice. ation of it: The three branches are three days.

15 And it came to pass, when he heard that I lifted 13 Yet'within three days shall Pharaoh || lift up

up my voice and cried, that he left his garment with thine head, and restore thee unto thy place: and thou water 2 Cor.6. me and fled, and got him out.

shalt deliver Pharaoh's cup into his hand, after the more 16 And she laid up his garment by her, until his former manner when thou wast his butler. lord came home.

14 But think on me when it shall be well with 17 And she spake unto him according to these thee, and shew kindness, I pray thee, unto me; and words,saying: The Hebrew servant, which thou hast make mention of me unto Pharaoh, ard bring me brought into us, came in unto me to mock me: m out of this house :

18 And it came to pass, as I lifted up my voice and 15 For indeed I was "stolen away out of the land m 1 Cor. 7, cried, that he left his garment with me, and fled of the Hebrews; and here also have IP done nothing

that they should put me into the dungeon. 19 And it came to pass, when his master heard the 16 I 'When the chief baker saw that the interpret- och. 14, 13 1 Pei. 2, 19. words of his wife, which she spake unto him, saying, {ation was good, he said unto Joseph, I also was in my g John 10 y Job 25, 10 After this manner did thy servant to me, that * his dream, and, behold, I had three white baskets on my Dan. 3, 21, wrath was kindled.

20 And Joseph's master y took him, and put hinn 17 And in the uppermost basket there was of all into the prison, a place where the king's prisoners manner of bake-meats for Pharaoh; and the birds did were bound : and he was there in the prison. eat them out of the basket upon my head.

21 But the LORD was a with Joseph, and shewed 18 And Joseph answered and said, This is the inPhot him mercy, and + gave him favour in the sight of the įterpretation thereof: The three baskets are three pan. 6. 22 keeper of the prison.

days. 22 And the keeper of the prison committed to Jo- 19 Yet within three days shall Pharaoh lift up thy | Hleb, gave seph's hand all the prisoners that were in the prison; head from off thee, and shall hang thee on a tree"; grict. and whatsoever they did there, he was the doer of it. and a the birds shall eat thy flesh from off thee.

23 The keeper of the prison looked not to any 20 I And it came to pass the third day, which was 22 Psal . 1. 8. thing that was under his hand ; because the Lord Pharaoh's 'birth-day, that he made a feast unto all Acts 20, 27.

was with him ; and that which he did, the LORD his servants: and he lifted up the head of the chief Frov. 30, 17 made it to prosper.

butler, and of the chief baker among his servants. CHAPTER XL.

21 And he restored the chief butler unto his butler1 The butler and baker of Pharaoh in prison....5 He inter- ship again; and he gave the cup into Pharaoh's hand; preteth their dreams....23 The ingratitude of the butler. 22 But he hanged the chief baker, s as Joseph had s Luke 23,

ND it came to pass, after these things, that the interpreted to them.

|| butler of the king of Egypt, and his baker, had 23 Yet did not the chief butler remember Joseph, Eccl. 9 Esther 6, i. offended their lord the king of Egypt.

but * forgat him. 2 And Pharaoh was wroth against two of his

officers, against the chief of the butlers, and against { 1 Pharaoh's two dreams....25 Joseph interpreteth them....33
a Pr. 16, 14. the chief of the bakers.

He giveth Pharaoh counsel....38 Joseph is advanced....50
3 And he put them “ in ward in the house of the He begetteth Manasseh and Ephraim....54 The famine be-
captain of the guard, into the prison, the place where ginneth.
Joseph was hound.

that Pharaoh.dreamed ; and behold, he stood

; i'salm S7, 5. with them, and he served them; and they continued by the river. a season in ward.

2 And, behold, there came up out of the river seven b Ex. 1, 5 And they dreamed a dreain both of them, each well-favoured kine, and fat-fleshed; and they fed in chap, 31,5 ech. 41,11, man his dream in one night, each man according to a meadow.

the interprétation of his dream, the butler and the 3 And, behold, seven other kine came up after them
baker of the king of Egypt, which were bound in the out of the river, ill-favoured, and lean-fleshed; and e verses *

stood by the other kine upon the brink of the river.
6 And Joseph came in unto them in the morning, 4 And the ill-favoured and lean-fleshed kine did
chap. 41, e. and looked upon them, and, behold, they were'sado eat up the seven well-favoured and fat kine. So
7 And he asked Pharaoh's officers that were with Pharaoh awoke.

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Pharaoh's two dreams

interpreted by Joseph.
5 And he slept, and dreamed the second time: and } empty ears, blasted with the east wind, shall be sev-
behold, seven ears of corn came up upon one stalk, en years of famine.
rank and good.


Ž8 This is the thing which I have spoken unto 6 And behold, seven thin ears, and blasted with Pharaoh ; what God is about to do he sleweth unto 4 Erek. 17, the east wind, sprung up after them.

7 And the seven thin ears devoured the seven rank 29 Behold, there come seven years of great plenty
and full ears. And Pharaoh awoke, and behold, it throughout all the land of Egypt:
was e a dream.

30 And there shall arise after them seven years of
8 And it came to pass in the morning that his spirit famine; and all the plenty shall be forgotten in the
chap 16,7. was 'troubled ; and he sent and called for all the land of Egypt; and the famine shall consume the
Ş Ex. 7,11. 5 magicians of Egypt, and all the wise men thereof; } land :
Bar 22 and Pharaoh told them his dreams; but there was 31 And the plenty shall not be known in the land
Acts 17, 'none that could interpret them unto Pharaoh. by reason of that famine following; for it shall be

9 Then spake the chief butler unto Pharaoh, say- very grievous. | Dan. 2, 10. ing, I do remember k my faults this day.

32 And for that the dream was ' doubled unto 2 Philip. Sy 10 Pharaoh was wroth with his servants, and put Pharaoh twice ; it is because the thing is establishuch. 40, 2. me in ward in the captain of the guard's house, both ed by God, and God will shortly bring it to pass. 1 ch.97 , 98 me and the chief baker.

33 Now, therefore, let Pharaoh look out a man 11 And we dreamed a dream in one night, I and discreet and wise, and set him over the land of Egypt. Heb. puhe; we dreamed each man according to the inter- 34 Let Pharaoh do this, and let him appoint berish that is pretation of his dream. tofficers over the land, and take up the fifth part of merseers.

, 12 And there was there with us a young man, a the land of Egypt in the seven plenteous years. Hebrew, servant to the captain of the guard ; and we


35 And let them gather. all the food of those good 2 Kings 11, told him, and he interpreted to us our dreams : to years that come, and lay up corn? under the hand of each man according to his dream he did interpret. Pharaoh, and let them keep food in the cities.

13 And it came to pass, as he interpreted to us so 36 And that food shall be a for store to the land y Prov. 6, 6 it was; mehe restored unto mine office, and him agamst the seven years of famine, which shall be in he hanged.

the land of Egypt ; that the land f perish not through Ex.? 13 14 Then Pharaoh sent and called Joseph, and the famine. Pleb, made they † brought him hastily out of the dungeon : and 37 And the thing was good in the eyes of Pha-

he shaved himself, and changed his P raiment, and raoh, and in the eyes of all his servants. Ps: 108, 20. cane in unto Pharaoh.

38 And Pharaoh said unto his servants, Can we prot: 20,19 15 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, I have dream- { find such a one as this is, a man in whom the Spirit Dan. 4, 6

ed a dream, and there is none that can interpret it : { of God is? :2 Sam. 19, and I have heard say of thee, || that thou canst under- 39 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, Forasmuch as stand a dream to interpret it:

God hath shewed thee all this, there is none so dis- d c. 37, e 16 And Joseph answered Pharaoh, saying,' It iscreet and wise as thou art : ahou hearest not in me : God shall give Pharaoh' an answer of

} 40 Thou shalt be e over my house, and according thou cans peace.

unto' thy word shall all my people be t ruled : only 17 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, In my dream,} in the throne will I be greater than thou. 2 Kin., 2. behold, I stood upon the bank of the river:

41 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, See, I have 18 And, behold, there came up out of the river set thee over all the land of Egypt. 31.13. seven kine, fat-fleshed, and. well-favoured ; and they 42 And Pharaoh took off his ring from his hand, fed in a meadow.

and put it upon Joseph's hand, and arrayed him in 19 And, behold, seven other kine came up after vestures of fine linen, and put * a gold chain about is Eccles. s, them, poor and very ill-favoured, and lean-fleshed,} his neck:

such as I never saw in all the land of Egypt for bad- 43 And he made him to ride in the second chariot
ness :

which he had : and they cried before him, † Bow
20 And the lean and the ill-favoured kine did eat the knee : and he made him ruler over all the land breathing
up the first seven fat kine :

of Egypt.
21 And when they had eaten them up, it could 44 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, I am Pharaoh,

not be known that they had eaten them; but they and without thee shall no man lift up his hand or foot
Paal. 57, 18 were still ill-favoured, as at the beginning. So If in all the land of Egypt.


45 And Pharaoh called Joseph's name || Zaphnath-Tharaier 22 And I saw in my dream, and, behold, seven paaneah ; and he gave him to wife Äsenath the fuerit. ears came up in one stalk, full and good :

daughter of Poti-pherah || priest of " On. And Jo- Thesis 23 And, behold, seven ears, withered, thin, and seph went out over all the land of Egypt. blasted with the east wind, sprung up after them: 46 And Joseph was " thirty years old when he

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24 And the thin ears devoured the seven good stood before Pharaoh king of Egypt. And Joseph . : ?
ears. And I told this unto the magicians; but there went out from the presence of Pharaoh, and went
was none that could declare it to me.

throughout all the land of Egypt.
25 Aud Joseph said unto Pharaoh, The dream of 47 And in the seven plenteous years the earth
Pharaoh is one; God hath shewed Pharaoh what he brought forth by handfuls.

48 And he gathered up all the food of the seven 26 The seven good kine are seven years; and the years, which were in the land of Egypt, and laid up to seven good ears are seven years: the dream is one.. the food in the cities: the food of the field which was

27 And the seven thin and ill-favoured kine, that round about every city laid he up in the same. came up after them, ure seven years; and the seven 49 And Joseph gathered corn as the " sand of the Judg., ie



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They are imprisoned by Joseph. sea, very much, until he left numbering: for it was and, behold, the youngest is this day with our father, P without number.

and one 'is not. 50 1 And unto Joseph were born two sons before 14 And Joseph said unto them, That is it that I Sub 21, . the years of famine came; which Asenath, the daugh- spake unto you, saying, Ye are spies :

ter of Poti-pherah priest of On, bare unto him. 15 Hereby ye shall be proved; † By the life of ch. 44, 20.

51 And Joseph called the name of the first-born Pharaoh ye shall not go forth hence, except your in That is, || Manasseh ; For God, said he, hath made me forget } youngest brother come hither. Ísai. 65, it! all my toil, and all my father's house.

16 Send one of you, let him fetch your brother, Deut. 6 13 52 And the name of the second called he || E- and ye shall be kept in prison, that your words may made fruit

. phraim: For God hath caused me to be fruitful in the be proved, whether there be any truth in you: or else, st: 48,5; 18. land of my affliction.

by the life of Pharaoh, surely ye are spies.
53 1 And the seven years of plenteousness that 17 And he put them all together into ward three
was in the land of Egypt were ended.

54 And the seven years of dearth began to come, 18 And Joseph said unto them the third day, This
according as Joseph had said : and the dearth was do, and live ; for " I fear God:
in all lands; but in all the land of Egypt there was 19 If ye be true men, let one of your brethren be

bound in the house of your prison; go ye, carry † corn breaking of
55 And when all the land of Egypt was famished, { for the famine of your houses :
the people cried to Pharaoh for bread : and Pharaoh 20 But" bring your youngest brother unto me: so
said unto all the Egyptians, Go unto Joseph ; what shall your words be verified, and ye shall not die.
he saith to you, do.

And they did so. 56 And the famine was over all the face of the 21 And they said one to another, ° We are verily Mat. 27, 3 earth. And Joseph opened all the store-houses, and guilty concerning our brother, in that we saw P the sold unto the Egyptians; and the famine waxed sore anguish of his soul, when he besought us, and we in the land of Egypt.

would not hear ; ' therefore is this distress come up- Mat. 7, 2 57 And all countries came into Egypt to Joseph on us.

for to buy corn ; because that the famine was so sore 22 And Reuben answered them, saying, "Spake I 1 Johd 1, 9. 9. Ps. 106, 9in all lands.

not unto you, saying, Do not sin against the child ; r ch. 37, 22 CHAPTER XLII.

and ye would not hear ? therefore, behold, also his Prov. 12 19 1 Jacob sendeth his ten sons to buy corn in Egypt...!6 They blood is s required.

are imprisoned by Joseph for spies....24 Simeon is kept for 23 And they knew not that Joseph understood $2.
a pledge....36 Jacob refuseth to send Benjamin.

them ; for he spake unto them by an interpreter.
TOW when Jacob a saw that there was corn in

24 And he turned himself about from them, and Ezek. 310 Egypt, Jacob said unto his sons, Why do ye i wept; and returned to them again, and communed Psal. 9, 12* 0 Acts 7,11. look one upon another?

with them, and took from them Simeon, and bound ! Isa. 19, 18. 2 And he said, Behold, I have heard that there is him before their eyes. corn in Egypt: get you down thither, and buy for 25 1 Then Joseph commanded to fill their sacks us from thence; that we may" live, and not die. with corn, and to restore every man's money into his 49,20

3 And Joseph's ten brethren went down to buy sack, and to give them provision for the way ; and corn in Egypt.

thus did he unto them.
4 • But Benjamin, Joseph's brother, Jacob sent 26 And they laded their asses with the corn, and Mat. 5, 14
not with his brethren : for he said, 'Lest peradven- departed thence.
ture mischief befall him.

27 And as one of them opened his sack, to give
5 And the sons of Israel came to buy corn among his ass provender in the inn, he espied his money;
those that came : for the famine was in the land of{for, behold, it was in his sack's mouth.

28 And he said unto his brethren, My money is
6 And Joseph was the governor over the land, restored ; and, lo, it is even in my sack: and their 1 Heb. wenu

and he it was that sold to all the people of the land : {heartt failed them, and they were afraid, saying one song 3, 6h chap 18, and Joseph's brethren came and bowed down them- to another, What is this that God hath done unto us ? 1 Kin

. 10, 5 selves before him with their faces to the earth.

29 1 And they came unto Jacob their father unto Lev. 2, s 7 And Joseph saw his brethreri, and he knew them, the land of Canaan, and told him all that befell unto but made himself strange unto them; and spake them, saying,

froughly unto them; and he said unto them, Whence 30 Tlie man, who is the lord of the land, spake iz ses 9, 11, come ye? And they said, From the land of Canaan,{+ roughly to us, and took us for spies of the country. to buy food.

31 And we said unto him, We are true men ; we things. 8 And Joseph knew his brethren, but they knew are no spies : not him.

32 We be twelve brethren, sons of our father : one 9 And Joseph remembered 'the dreams which he is not, and the youngest is this day with our father in

dreamed of them, and said unto them, Ye are spies;}the land of Canaan. 11.843, 24. to see the nakedness of the land you are come. 33 And the man, the lord of the country, said unto

10 And they said unto him, Nay, my lord, but to us, Hereby shall I know that ye are true men : leave Numb. '3,2 buy food are thy servants come.

one of your brethren here with me, and take food for
11 We are all one man's sons: we are true men; the famine of your households, and be gone;
thy servants are no spies.

34 And bring your youngest brother unto me; then
12 And he said unto them, Nay, but to see the shall I know that you are no spies, but that you are
nakedness of the land ye are come.

true men ; so will I deliver you your brother, and ye
13 And they said, Thy servants are twelve breth-shall traffic in the land.
ren, the sons of one man in the land of Canaan 35 1 And it came to pass, as they emptied their

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Jacob sendeth Benjamin into Egypt. CHAPTER XLIJI....XLIV.

Joseph entertaineth his brethren.
Beforesacks, that, behold, every man's bundle of money ş and f slay, and make ready; for these men shall dine

was in his sack; and when both they and their father with me at nooii.
saw the bundles of money, they were afraid.

17 And the man did as Joseph bade; and the man
36 And Jacob their father said unto them, Me have brought the men into Joseph's house.

ye bereaved of my children: Joseph is not, and Sim- 18 And the men were Pafraid, because they were 25, an. 154,19. eon is not, and’ye will take Benjamin away: All brought into Joseph's house; and they said, Because chap. 31, 54 these things are against me.

of the money that was returned in our sacks at the p.Judges 37 And Reuben spake unto his father, saying, Slay first time are we brought in, that he may t seek occa- Mat. 14, ca

'my two sons if I bring him not to thee : deliver himsion against us, and fall upon us, and take us for bond- + Hleb, to Cor. 10, into my hand, and I will bring him to thee again. men, and our asses.

roll himsel) 38 And he said, My son shall not go down with 19 And they came near to the steward of Joseph's Job so, 14. c Rom.4,13. you; for his brother is dead, and he is left alone house, and they communed with him at the door of

e Arts 5, 38. if mischief befall him by the way in the which ye go, the

house, d el. 97, 98. then shall ye bring down my gray hairs with sorrow

20 And said, † O sir,' we came indeed down at +Heb. On, to the grave.

the first time to buy food : CHAPTER XLIII.

21 And it came to pass, when we came to the inn, 1 Jacob is hardly persuaded to send Benjamin....15 Joseph that we'opened our sacks, and, behold, every man's entertaineth his brethren....31 He maketh them a feast. money was in the mouth of his sack, our money in clamp. 42

full weight; and we have brought it again in our hand. 2 And it came to pass, when they had eaten 22 And other money have we brought down in our up the corn which they had brought out of Egypt, hands to buy food: we cannot tell who put our monbreak; , 20 their father said unto them, Go again, † buy us aey in our sacks. chap. 41,56. little food.

23 And he said, Peace be to you, fear not: 'your cb. 18, 19 Pror.Si, 16. 3 And Judah spake unto him, saying, " The man God, and the God of your father, hath given you 6 Prov. 1s, did solemnly protest unto us, saying, Ye shall not treasure in your sacks: I had your money. And he Tim. 4, , see my face, except your brother be with you. brought Simeon out unto them. 4 If thou wilt send our brother with us, we will 24 And the mar

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house, and gave them " water, and they washed their de 21, 32
5 But if thou wilt not send him, we will not go { feet; and he gave their asses provender.
down: for the man said unto us, Ye shall not see my 25 And they made ready the present against Jo-
face, except your brother be with you.

seph came at noon: for they heard that they should
6 And Israel said, Wherefore dealt ye so ill with eat bread there.
me, as to tell the man whether ye had yet a brother? 26 And when Joseph came home, they brought

1 And they said, The man asked us straitly of our him the present which was in their hand into the
state, and of our kindred, saying, Is your father yet} house, and bowed themselves to him to the earth.
alive ? have ye another brother ? and we told him ac- 27 And he asked them of their f welfare, and said, Helm
cording to the tenor of these words. Could we cer- } t Is your father well ? the old man of whom ye spake, chap 37,14.
tainly know that he would say, Bring your brother is he yet alive?

28 And they answered, Thy servant our father is 8 And Judah said unto Israel his father, Send in good health, he is yet alive: And they bowed i Sam. 25, 5 ch. 46,21. the e lad with me, and we will arise and go; that we down their heads, and made obeisance.

may live, and not die, both we, and thou, and also 29 And he list up his eyes, and saw his brother ta young our little ones.

Benjamin, his mother's son, and said, Is this your 9 I will be surety for him ; of my hand shalt thou younger brother, of whom ye spake unto me? And he require him: jf I bring him not unto thee, and set said, God be gracious unto thee, my son.

y 1 King i, him before thee, then ' let me bear the blame for ever: 30 And Joseph made haste; for his bowels ? did 21 Kings 2

10 For except we had lingered, surely now we had yearn upon his brother: and he sought where to Philip. 2, 5 returned this second time.

weep ; and he entered into his chamber, and wept Ser: 31, 30. 11 And their father Israel said unto them, If it must there. media dan be so now, do this; Take of the t best fruits in the 31 And he washed his face, and went out, and Deul $3,11, land in your vessels, and carry down the man é a pre-refrained himself, and said, Set on bread. Prov16.

che 92.20. sent, a little balm, and a little honey, spices and 32 And they set on for him by himself, and for them Psalm 72, 8. myrrh, nuts and almonds :

by themselves, and for the Egyptians which did eat a cb. 31 54 12 And take double money in your hand : and the with him by themselves: because the Egyptians Levit.20, money that was brought again in the mouth of your might not cat bread with the Hebrews; for that is Exod. 3,26. sacks kcarry it again in your hand; peradventure it an abomination unto the Egyptians.

b was an oversight:

33 And they sat before him, the first-born accord13'Take also your brother, and arise, go again ing to his birthright, and the youngest according to hunk them 1 ch. 17, 1. unto the man :

his youth: and the men marvelled one at another. 14 And God Almighty give you mercy before the 34 And he took and sent messes unto them from Song 5, 1. Esther 4, man, that he may send away your other brother, and before him: but Benjamin's mess was five times so Ats 21, 14 Benjamin. "It'I be bereaved of my children, I am much as any of theirs. And they drunk, and † were bereaved.

merry with him. 15 And the men took that present, and they took

CHAPTER XLIV. double money in their hand, and Benjamin; and rese1 Joseph's policy to stay his brethren....18 Judah’s humble heart is e verte 19. up, and went down to Egypt, and stood before Joseph.

supplication to Joseph. chap. 44,1. when saw , he

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verse 31.

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Juduh's humble supplication.


Joseph made known to his brethren. as they can carry, and put every man's money in his youngest brother come down with you, you shall see

sack's mouth :

my face no more.
2 And "put my cup, the silver cup, in the sack's 24. And it came to pass, when we came up unto
mouth of the youngest, and his corn-money. And he thy servant my father, we told him the words of my
did according to the word that Joseph had spoken. lord.

31 As soon as the morning was light, the men 25 And our father said, Go again, and buy us a
were sent away, they and their asses.

little food.
4 And when they were gone out of the city, and 26 And we said, We cannot go down : if our
not yet far off, Joseph said unto his steward, Up, fol-youngest brother be with us, then will we go down:
low after the men; and when thou dost overtake for we may not see the man's face, except our young-
them, say unto them, Wherefore have ye rewarded est brother be with us.
evil for good ?

27 And thy servant my father said unto us, Ye
5 Is not this it in which my lord drinketh, and know that' my wife bare me two sons :
whereby indeed he † divineth ? Ye have done evil in 28 And the one went out from me, and I said,
so doing.

Surely he is torn in pieces; and I saw him not since: s ch. 37, 93
6 And he overtook them, and he spake unto them 29 And if ye take this also from me, and mischief
these same words.

befall him, ye shall bring down my † gray hairs with gregnese, 7 And they said unto him, Wherefore saith my lordt sorrow to the grave. these words? God forbid that thy servants should do 30 Now, therefore, when I come to thy servant my according to this thing.

father, and the lad be not with us; seeing that his Deut. 31,17. 8 Behold, the money which we found in our sacks'} life is bound up in the lad's life ; mouths we brought again unto thee out of the land of 31 It shall come to pass, when he seeth that the lad 1. Sam. 18, Canaan: how then should we steal out of thy lord's is not with us, that he will die ; and thy servant shall house silver or gold?

bring down the gray hairs of thy servant our father 9 With whomsoever of thy servants it be found, with sorrow io the grave. sca 31, 32 both let him die, and we also will be my lord's bond- 32 For thy servant became surety for the lad unto

my father, saying, If I bring him not unto thee, then I 10 And he said, Now also let it be according unto shall bear the blame to my father for ever.

your words: he with whom it is found shall be my 33 Now therefore, I pray thee, let thy servant abide Hels: 7, Ex.20 17. servant; and ye shall be blameless.

" instead of the lad a bondman to my lord ; and let 11 Then they speedily took down every man his the lad go up with his brethren.

my father, sack to the ground, and opened every man his sack. 34. For how shall I go up to my father, and the lad P1.00,

12 And he searched, and began at the eldest, and be not with me? lest peradventure I see the evil that Ex: 18% left at the youngest : and the cup was found in Ben- shall † come on my father. jarin's sack.

CHAPTER XLV. 13 Then they e rent their clothes, and laded every 1 Joseph maketh himself known to his brethren....9 He sendeth 2 Sam. 1.3 man his ass, and returned to the city.

for his father....25 Jacob is revived with the news.
to Joseph's

before all
house ; for he was yet there; and they feel the foreni's THEN Joseph could not" refrain himself

him them that stood by him; and he cried, Cause 14a, 42, 14 on the ground.

every man "to go out from me. And there stood no 16. 15 And Joseph said unto them, What deed is this man with him, while Joseph made himself known 51 Cor. 13 that ye have done! Wot ye not that such a man as I unto his brethren. can f certainly divine ?

2 And he † wept aloud : and the Egyptians and 2 Sam.1, 20. 16 And Judah said, What shall we say unto my the house of Pharaoh heard.

lord ? what shall we speak ? or how shall we clear 3 And Joseph said unto his brethren, I am Joseph: voice in SEX 31,7: ourselves? God hath found out the 6 iniquity of thy doth my father yet live? And his brethren could not wumII, 1.31, 6. servants : behold, "we are my lord's servants, both answer him; for they were troubled at his presence.

. we and he also with whom the cup is found.

4 And Joseph said unto his brethern, Come near to c Acts 2,13 17 And he said, God forbid that I should do so : me, I pray you: And they came near. And he said, a Zec. 12, but the man in whose hand the cup is found, he shall e I am Joseph your brother,' whom ye sold into Egypt. Rev. 1, 7.

be my servant; and as for you, get you up' in peace 5 Now therefore be not grieved, nor angry with bo ch. 37,75, unto your father.

Žyourselves, that ye sold me hither; " for God did send 21.
18 Then Judah came near unto him, and said, me before you i to preserve life.
"Oh my lord, let thy servant, I pray thee, speak a 6 For these two years hath the famine been in the
word in my lord's ears, and let not thinę anger burn land; and yet there are five years, in the which there I Cor. 2,3,

against thy servant: for thou art even as Pharaoh. shall neither be caring nor harvest.
19 My lord asked his servants, saying, Have yea

7 And God sent me before you to preserve you a hi San mos Prov. 19, father, or a brother?

18, 20 And we said unto my lord, We have a father, posterity in the earth, and to save your lives by a great his n Ch. 37, 30. an old man, and a child of his " old age, a little one: 8 So now, it was not you that sent me hither, "" but & 17, 10. och. 46, 2. and his brother is dead, and he alone is left of his God: and he hath made me "a father to Pharaoh, and brh. 47, 23. mother, and his father loveth him.

lord of all his house, and a ruler throughout all the ch. 15, 13, 21 And thou saidst unto thy servants, Bring him land of Egypt. p cb. 43, 15. down unto me, that I may P set mine eyes upon him. 9 Haste you,

and go up to my father, and say unto Cor.4, 22 And we said unto my lord, The lad cannot him, Thus saith thy son Joseph, God hath made me leave his father: for if he should leave his father, his lord of all Egypt: come down unto me, tarry not. father would die.

10 And thou shalt dwell in the land of Goshen, 23 And thou saidst unto thy servants, Except your and thou shalt be near unto me, thou, and thy chil

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