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23 And the children of Shobal were these; Alvan, and Manahath, and Ebal, Shepho, and Onam.

24 And these are the children of Zibeon; both Ajah, and Anah: this was that Anah that found the mules in the wilderness, as he fed the asses o See Lev. 19. of Zibeon his father.


Or, Amram, 1 Chr. 1. 41.

Or, Jakan,

1 Chr. 1. 42.

about 1780.

about 1676.

25 And the children of Anah were these; Dishon, and Aholibamah the daughter of Ańah.

26 And these are the children of Dishon; || Hemdan, and Eshban, and Ithran, and Cheran.

27 The children of Ezer are these; Bilhan, and Zaavan, and || Akan. 28 The children of Dishan are these; Uz, and Aran.

29 These are the dukes that came of the Horites; duke Lotan, duke Shobal, duke Zibeon, duke Anah,

30 Duke Dishon, duke Ezer, duke Dishan these are the dukes that came of Hori, among their dukes in the land of Seir.

31 ¶ And these are the kings that pl Chr. 1. 43. reigned in the land of Edom, before there reigned any king over the children of Israel.

q1 Chr. 1, 50, Hadad, Pai.

After his
death was
An Aristoc-
Ex. 15. 15.

r 1 Chr. 1. 51.

32 And Bela the son of Beor reigned in Edom: and the name of his city was Dinhabah.

33 And Bela died, and Jobab the son of Zerah of Bozrah reigned in his stead.

34 And Jobab died, and Husham of the land of Temani reigned in his stead.

35 And Husham died, and Hadad the son of Bedad, who smote Midian in the field of Moab, reigned in his stead: and the name of his city was Avith.

36 And Hadad died, and Samlah of Masrekah reigned in his stead.

37 And Samlah died, and Saul of Rehoboth by the river reigned in his stead.

38 And Saul died, and Baal-hanan the son of Achbor reigned in his stead.

39 And Baal-hanan the son of Achbor died, and 4 Hadar reigned in his stead: and the name of his city was Pau; and his wife's name was Mehetabel, the daughter of Matred, the daughter of Mezahab.


40 And these are the names of the about 1496. dukes that came of Esau, according to their families, after their places, by their names; duke Timnah, duke Alvah, duke Jetheth,

| Or, Aliak,

41 Duke Aholibamah, duke Elah, duke Pinon,

42 Duke Kenaz, duke Teman, duke Mibzar,

43 Duke Magdiel, duke Iram: these be the dukes of Edom, according to their habitations in the land of their possession: he is Esau the father of

+ Hob. Edom. the Edomites.

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Joseph's two dreams.


2 Joseph is hated of his brethren. 5 His two dreams. 13 Jacob sendeth him to visit his brethren. 18 His brethren conspire his death. 21 Reuben saveth him. 26 They sell him to the Ishmaelites. 31 His father, deceived by the bloody coat, mourneth for him. 36 He is sold to Potiphar in Egypt.

AND Jacob dwelt in the land

Before CHRIST 1729.

† Heb, of his father's so

a ch. 17, 8. & 23. 4. & 28. 4. & 36. 7. Heb. 11. 9. 1729.

wherein his father was a stranger, in the land of Canaan. 2 These are the generations of Ja- Journings, cob. Joseph, being seventeen years old, was feeding the flock with his brethren; and the lad was with the sons of Bilhah, and with the sons of Zilpah, his father's wives: and Joseph brought unto his father b their | 1, 1 Sam. 2. 22, evil report.

3 Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children, because he was the son of his old age: and he made | him a coat of many colours.

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7 For, behold, we were binding ech. 42, 6, 9. sheaves in the field, and, lo, my sheaf arose, and also stood upright; and, behold, your sheaves stood round about, and made obeisance to my sheaf.

8 And his brethren said to him, Shalt thou indeed reign over us? or shalt thou indeed have dominion over us? And they hated him yet the more for his dreams, and for his words.

9 T And he dreamed yet another dream, and told it his brethren, and said, Behold, I have dreamed a dream more; and, behold, the sun fch, 48. 29. and the moon and the eleven stars made obeisance to me.

10 And he told it to his father, and to his brethren: and his father rebuked him, and said unto him, What is this dream that thou hast dreamed? Shall I and thy mother and thy brethren indeed come to gch. 27, 29. bow down ourselves to thee to the earth?

II And hhis brethren envied him; but his father iobserved the saying. 12 ¶ And his brethren went to feed their father's flock in Shechem.

13 And Israel said unto Joseph, Do not thy brethren feed the flock in Shechem? come, and I will send thee unto them. And he said to him, Here am I.

14 And he said to him, Go, I pray thee, see whether it be well with thy brethren, and well with the flocks; and bring me word again.

Acts 7. 9. i Dan. 7. 28.

Luke 2, 19, 51.

about 1729.

t Heb, see the poace of the.


ch. 29. 6.

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m 2 Kings 6. 13.

n1 Sam. 19.1.
Ps. 31, 13, &
37, 12, 32. &
94. 21.

Matt. 27. 1.
Mark 14. 1.
John 11. 53.
Acta 23. 12.

+ Heh, master

of dreams. o Prov. I. II,

16. & 6. 17. & 27. 4. pch. 42. 22.

Or, picces.

q Prov. 30.20. Amos 6, 6.

r See ver, 28, 36.

a Jor. 8. 22.

t ch. 4. 10. ver. 20, Job 16, 18.

16 And he said, I seek my brethren: Itell me, I pray thee, where they feed their flocks.

17 And the man said, They are departed hence; for I heard them say, Let us go to Dothan. And Joseph went after his brethren, and found them in Dothan.

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18 And when they saw him afar off,
even before he came near unto them,
n they conspired against him to slay

19 And they said one to another,
Behold, this dreamer cometh.
20" Come now therefore, and let us
slay him, and cast him into some
pit, and we will say, Some evil beast
hath devoured him; and we shall
see what will become of his dreams.

21 And P Reuben heard it, and he
delivered him out of their hands;

and said, let us not kill unto them,

Shed no blood, but cast him into this
pit that is in the wilderness, and lay
no hand upon him; that he might
rid him out of their hands, to deliver
him to his father again.

23 T And it came to pass, when Jo-
seph was come unto his brethren,
that they stripped Joseph out of his
coat, his coat of many colours that
was on him;

The trespass of Onan.


colours, and they brought it to their
father; and said, This have we
found: know now whether it be thy about 1729.
son's coat or no.

33 And he knew it, and said, It is
my son's coat; an fevil beast hath
devoured him; Joseph is without
doubt rent in pieces.

f ver. 20. ch. 44, 28,



2 Sam. 3, 3L, h 2 Sam, 12. 17.

34 And Jacob rent his clothes, and
put sackcloth upon his loins, and ich, 42. 38. &
mourned for his son many days.
35 And all his sons and all his
daughters rose up to comfort him;
but he refused to be comforted; and
he said, For I will go down into the
grave unto my son mourning.
his father wept for him.


36 And k the Midianites sold him into Egypt unto Potiphar, an † officer of Pharaoh's, and t captain of the guard.


1 Judah begetteth Er, Onan, and Shelah.
6 Er marrieth Tamar. 8 The trespass
of Onan. 11 Tamar stayeth for Shelah.
13 She deceiveth Judah. 27 She beareth
twins, Pharez and Zarah.

ND it came to pass at

A that Juanh we put that time,

brethren, and turned in to a certain
Adullamite, whose name was Hirah.
2 And Judah b saw there a daughter
of a certain Canaanite, whose name
was Shuah; and he took her, and
went in unto her.

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27 Come, and let us sell him to the u1 Sam. 18.17. Ishmaelites, and "let not our hand be upon him; for he is our brother and your flesh and his brethren † were content.

x ch. 42. 21. y ch. 29, 14.

+ Heb. hearkened.

z Judg. 6. 3.

ach, 45, 4, 5. Ps. 105, 17. Acts 7. 9.

I See Mutt. 27.9.

c Job 1, 20.

dch. 42. 13,
Jer. 31. 15.
e ver. 23,

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5 And she yet again conceived, and bare a son; and called his name f Shelah: and he was at Chezib, when she bare him.

6 And Judah took a wife for Er his firstborn, whose name was Tamar.

44. 29, 31. k cb. 39. 1. † Heb. eunuch; But the word doth signify not only eunuchs, but also chamberlains, courtiers, and officers. Eath. 1. 10,

† Heb, chief of the slaughtermen, or, executioners.

Or, chief marshal,

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7 And Er, Judah's firstborn, was heh. 46. 12.
wicked in the sight of the LORD;
i and the LORD slew him.

Num. 26. 19. il Chr. 2. 3.

8 And Judah said unto Onan, Go
in unto kthy brother's wife, and Deut, 25, 5.
marry her, and raise up seed to thy

Malt, 22, 24.

9 And Onan knew that the seed
should not be his; and it came to 1,Deut. 25.6.
pass, when he went in unto his broth-
wife, that he spilled it on the
ground, lest that he should give seed
to his brother.

28 Then there passed by 2 Midian-er's
ites merchantmen; and they drew
and lifted up Joseph out of the pit,
a and sold Joseph to the Ishmaelites
for twenty pieces of silver: and they
brought Joseph into Egypt.

10 And the thing which he did f dis- + Heh, was
pleased the LORD: wherefore he
slew m him also.

29 And Reuben returned unto the 11 Then said Judah to Tamar his
pit; and, behold, Joseph was not in daughter in law, "Remain a widow
the pit; and he "rent his clothes. at thy father's house, till Shelah my
30 And he returned unto his breth-son be grown: for he said, Lest per-
ren, and said, The child d is not; and
I, whither shall I go?

31 And they took Joseph's coat,
and killed a kid of the goats, and
dipped the coat in the blood;

32 And they sent the coat of many

adventure he die also, as his breth-
ren did. And Tamar went and
dwelt in her father's house.


12 ¶ And tin process of time the daughter of Shuah Judah's wife died; and Judah Pwas comforted, and

evil in the eyes of the Lond. mch. 46. 12. Num. 26, 19. n Ruth 1. 13.

o Lev. 22. 13. † Heb, the days were multiplied. p2 Sam. 13. 39.

Tamar deceiveth Judah.



went up unto his sheepshearers to CHRIST Timnath, he and his friend Hirah about 1727. the Adullamite.

13 And it was told Tamar, saying, Behold, thy father in law goeth up q Josh. 15. 10, to Timnath to shear his sheep.


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n Lev, 21. 9. Deut. 22. 21.


Joseph is advanced.

27 T And it came to pass in the Before
time of her travail, that, behold, CHRIST
twins were in her womb.

28 And it came to pass, when she
travailed, that the one put out his
hand: and the midwife took and
14 And she put her widow's gar-bound upon his hand a scarlet
ments off from her, and covered her
with a vail, and wrapped herself,
and sat in an open place, which is
by the way to Timnath; for she saw
that Shelah was grown, and she
was not given unto him to wife.
15 When Judalı saw her, he thought
her to be a harlot; because she had
covered her face.


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18 And he said, What pledge shall I give thee? And she said, Thy signet, and thy bracelets, and thy staff that is in thine hand. And he gave it her, and came in unto her, and she conceived by him.

19 And she arose, and went away, and laid by her vail from her, and put on the garments of her widowhood.

20 And Judah sent the kid by the hand of his friend the Adullamite, to receive his pledge from the woman's hand: but he found her not.

21 Then he asked the men of that place, saying, Where is the harlot, that was openly by the way side? And they said, There was no harlot in this place.

22 And he returned to Judah, and said, I cannot find her; and also the men of the place said, that there was no harlot in this place.

23 And Judah said, Let her take it to her, lest we be shamed: behold, I sent this kid, and thou hast not found her.

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24 T And it came to pass about three months after, that it was told Judah, saying, Tamar thy daughter 2 Judg. 19. 2. in law hath played the harlot; and also, behold, she is with child by whoredom. And Judah said, Bring her forth, and let her be burnt. 25 When she was brought forth, she sent to her father in law, saying, By the man, whose these are, am I with child: and she said, b Discern, I pray thee, whose are these, the signet, and bracelets, and staff.

b ch. 37. 32. c ver. 18.

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deh. 37. 33.

fver. 14.


26 And Judah dacknowledged e1 Sam. 21.17. them, and said, "She hath been more righteous than I; because that fI gave her not to Shelah my son. And he knew her again no more.

g Job 34, 31. 32.

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30 And afterward came out his brother, that had the scarlet thread heh. 46. 12. upon his hand: and his name was called Zarah.


Joseph advanced in Potiphar's house. 7
He resisteth his mistress' temptation. 13
He is falsely accused. 20 He is cast in
prison. 21 God is with him there.
Joseph was brought down

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Num. 25, 20.
I Chr. 2. 4.
Matt, 1.3.


ach. 37. 36.

Ps. 105. 17.

AND Egypt; and Potiphar, an
officer of Pharaoh, captain of the
guard, an Egyptian, bought limbch. 37. 28.
of the hands of the Ishmaelites,
which had brought him down thi-


2 And the LORD was with Joseph, and he was a prosperous man; and he was in the house of his master the Egyptian.

3 And his master saw that the LORD was with him, and that the LORD made all that he did to pros- | per in his hand.

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4 And Joseph found grace in his sight, and he served him: and he made him foverseer over his house, and all that he had he put into his hand.

e ver. 21.
ch. 21. 22, &
26, 21, 28, &
28. 15.

1 Sam. 16. 18.
& 18. 14, 28.
Acts 7. 9.

d Ps. 1. 3.

ch. 18, 3. &

19. 19. ver. 21.

feh, 21. 2.

5 And it came to pass from the
time that he had made him over-
seer in his house, and over all that
he had, that the LORD blessedch, 30. 27.
the Egyptian's house for Joseph's
sake; and the blessing of the LORD
was upon all that he had in the
house, and in the field.

6 And he left all that he had in Jo-
seph's hand; and he knew not aught
he had, save the bread which he did
eat. And Joseph was a goodly per- 1 Sam. 16.12.
son, and well favoured.

7 T And it came to pass after these
things, that his master's wife cast her
eyes upon Joseph; and she said, iLie 12Sam. 13, 11.
with me.

8 But he refused, and said unto his
master's wife, Behold, my master
wotteth not what is with me in the
house, and he hath committed all
that he hath to my hand;

9 There is none greater in this house
than I; neither hath he kept back
any thing from me but thee, because
thou art his wife: khow then can I k Prov, 6, 29,
do this great wickedness, and Isin
against God?

10 And it came to pass, as she spake
to Joseph day by day, that he heark-

32. Ich, 20, 6. Lev. 6. 2.

2 Sam. 12, 13. Px, 51. 4.

Joseph resisteth temptation.


Pharaoh's butler and baker.

Before ened not unto her, to lie by her, or j house of the captain of the guard, { Before CHRIST to be with her. into the prison, the place where Jo- CHRIST 1729. seph was bound. about 1720.

m Prov, 7, 13, &c.

† Heb, great.

■ Ex. 23, 1, Pa. 120.3.

o Prov. 6. 31, 35.

p Ps. 105, 18. I l'et. 2. 19. q Seech. 40.3, 15. & 41. 14.

+ Heb, extended kindness unto


r Ex. 3. 21. & 11. 3. & 12. 36.

Ps. 106. 46. Prov. 16. 7. Dan, 1. 9. Acts 7. 9. 10. sch. 40, 3, 4. tver, 2, 3.

about 1720. Neh. 1. 11.

↳ Prov. 16,14.

ech, 39, 20, 23.

11 And it came to pass about this time, that Joseph went into the house to do his business; and there_was none of the men of the house there within.

12 And she caught him by his garment, saying, Lie with me: and he left his garment in her hand, and fled, and got him out.

13 And it came to pass, when she saw that he had left his garment in her hand, and was fled forth,

14 That she called unto the men of her house, and spake unto them, saying, See, he hath brought in a Hebrew unto us to mock us; he came in unto me to lie with me, and I cried with a loud voice:

15 And it came to pass, when he heard that I lifted up my voice and cried, that he left his garment with me, and fled, and got him out. 16 And she laid up his garment by her, until his lord came home. 17 And she "spake unto him_according to these words, saying, The Hebrew servant, which thou hast brought unto us, came in unto me to mock me:

18 And it came to pass, as I lifted up my voice and cried, that he left his garment with me, and fled out. 19 And it came to pass, when his master heard the words of his wife, which she spake unto him, saying, After this manner did thy servant to me; that his "wrath was kindled.

20 And Joseph's master took him, and put him into the "prison, a place where the king's prisoners were bound and he was there in the prison.

21 T But the LORD was with Joseph, and shewed him mercy, and gave him favour in the sight of the keeper of the prison.

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22 And the keeper of the prison 9 committed to Joseph's hand all the prisoners that were in the prison; and whatsoever they did there, he was the doer of it.

23 The keeper of the prison looked not to any thing that was under his hand; because the LORD was with him, and that which he did, the LORD made it to prosper.


1 The butler and baker of Pharaoh in prison. 4 Joseph hath charge of them. 5 He interpreteth their dreams. 20 They come to pass according to his interpretation. 23 The ingratitude of the butler.

AND it came to pass after these

things, that the butler of the king of Egypt and his baker had offended their lord the king of Egypt. 2 And Pharaoh was bwroth against two of his officers, against the chief of the butlers, and against the chief of the bakers.

3 "And he put them in ward in the


4 And the captain of the guard charged Joseph with them, and he served them: and they continued a season in ward.

5 ¶ And they dreamed a dream both of them, each man his dream in one night, each man according to the interpretation of his dream, the butler and the baker of the king of Egypt, which were bound in the prison. 6 And Joseph came in unto them in the morning, and looked upon them, and, behold, they were sad.

7 And he asked Pharaoh's officers that were with him in the ward of his lord's house, saying, Wherefore tlook ye so sadly to day?

8 And they said unto him, d We have dreamed a dream, and there is no interpreter of it. And Joseph said unto them, Do not interpretations belong to God? tell me them, I pray you.

9 And the chief butler told his dream to Joseph, and said to him, In my dream, behold, a vine was before me;

10 And in the vine were three branches: and it was as though it budded, and her blossoms shot forth; and the clusters thereof brought fortli ripe grapes:

11 And Pharaoh's cup was in my hand: and I took the grapes, and pressed them into Pharaoh's cup, and I gave the cup into Pharaoh's hand.

12 And Joseph said unto him, This is the interpretation of it: The three branches are three days:

13 Yet within three days shall Pharaoh hlift up thine head, and restore thee unto thy place; and thou shalt deliver Pharaoh's cup into his hand, after the former manner when thou wast his butler.

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14 But i think on me when it shall be well with thee, and k shew kindness, I pray thee, unto me, and make mention of me unto Pharaoh, Luke 23, 42. and bring me out of this house:

k Josh. 2. 12. 1 Samı, 20, 14..15.

2 Sam. 9. 1.
1 Kings 2. 7.

15 For indeed I was stolen away out of the land of the Hebrews: land here also have I done nothing that they should put me into the dun-1 ch. 29. 20,


16 When the chief baker saw that the interpretation was good, he said unto Joseph, I also was in my dream, and, behold; I had three white bask-Or, full of ets on my head:

17 And in the uppermost basket there was of all manner of bake- | meats for Pharaoh; and the birds did eat them out of the basket upon my head.

18 And Joseph answered and said, m This is the interpretation thereof': The three baskets are three days: 19 " Yet within three days shall


† Heh, meat of Pharaoh, the work of a baker, or, cook.

in ver. 12.

n ver, 13.

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Or. reckon thee, and take thy office from thee.

o Matt. 14. 6. Mark 6. 21, q ver. 13, 19. Matt. 25. 19.

| Or,

reckoned. r ver. 13.

s Neh. 2. 1. t ver. 19.

u Job 19. 11. Pз, 31. 12.

Eco. 9. 15,16.
Amos 6. 6.


+ Heb. fat.

4.5, 19.

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1 Pharaoh's two dreams. 25 Joseph interpreteth them. 33 He giveth Pharaoh counsel. 38 Joseph is advanced. 50 He begetteth Manasseh and Ephraim. 54 The famine beginneth.

AND it came to pass at the end two full years, that Pharaoh dreamed: and, behold, he stood by the river.

2 And, behold, there came up out of the river seven well favoured kine and fatfleshed; and they fed in a meadow.

3 And, behold, seven other kine came up after them out of the river, ill favoured and leanfleshed; and stood by the other kine upon the brink of the river.

4 And the ill favoured and leanfleshed kine did eat up the seven well favoured and fat kine. So Pharaoh awoke.

5 And he slept and dreamed the second time: and, behold, seven ears of corn came up upon one stalk, frank and good.

6 And, behold, seven thin ears and blasted with the east wind sprung up after them.

7 And the seven thin ears devoured the seven rank and full ears. And Pharaoh awoke, and, behold, it was a dream.

8 And it came to pass in the morna Dan. 2. 1. & ing that his spirit was troubled; and he sent and called for all bthe magicians of Egypt, and all the cwise men thereof: and Pharaoli told them his dream; but there was none that could interpret them unto Pharaoh.

b Ex.7. 11, 22. 1s. 29: 14. Dan, 1, 20. & 2. 2. & 4. 7.

o Matt. 2. 1.

d ch. 40, 2, 3. e ch. 39, 20.

felr, 40, 5.

gch, 37, 36.

9 T Then spake the chief butler unto Pharaoh, saying, I do remember my faults this day:

10 Pharaoh was dwroth with his servants, and put me in ward in the captain of the guard's house, both me and the chief baker:

11 And fwe dreamed a dream in one night, I and he; we dreamed each man according to the interpretation of his dream.

12 And there was there with us a young man, a Hebrew, servant to the captain of the guard; and we



Joseph interpreteth them,

told him, and he hinterpreted to us Before our dreams; to each man according CHRIST to his dream he did interpret.

13 And it came to pass, as he interpreted to us, so it was; me he restored unto mine office, and him he hanged.

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h ch. 40. 12, &c.

i eh. 40, 22,

Ps. 105, 20. 1 Dan. 2. 25.

+ Heb, made kim run.

m 1 Sain. 2. 8. Ps. 113, 7, 8,

14 Tk Then Pharaoh sent and called Joseph, and they brought him hastily out of the dungeon: and he shaved himself, and changed his raiment, and came in unto Pharaoh. 15 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, I have dreamed a dream, and there is none that can interpret it: "and In ver. 12. have heard say of thee, that || thou canst understand a dream to interpret it.

16 And Joseph answered Pharaoh, saying, "It is not in me: P God shall give Pharaoh an answer of peace. 17 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, In my dream, behold, I stood upon

the bank of the river:

18 And, behold, there came up out of the river seven kine, fatfleshed and well favoured; and they fed in a meadow:

19 And, behold, seven other kine came up after them, poor and very ill favoured and leanfleshed, such as I never saw in all the land of Egypt for badness:

20 And the lean and the ill favoured kine did eat up the first seven fat kine:

21 And when they had eaten them up, it could not be known that they had eaten them; but they were still ill favoured, as at the beginning. So I awoke.

22 And I saw in my dream, and, behold, seven ears came up in one stalk, full and good:

Ps, 25, 14. Dan. 5, 16, ¡Or, when thou hearest a dream thou canst interpret it.

Dan, 2, 30. Acts 3. 12. 2 Cor. 3. 5. pch. 40. 8. Dan, 2, 22, 28, 47. & 4.2. 4 ver. 1.

+ Heb. come to the inward parts of them.

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26 The seven good kine are seven years; and the seven good ears are seven years: the dream is one.

27 And the seven thin and ill favoured kine that came up after them are seven years; and the seven empty ears blasted with the east wind shall be tseven years of famine.

28 "This is the thing which I have spoken unto Pharaoh: What God is about to do he sheweth unto Pharaoh. 29 Behold, there come X seven years of great plenty throughout all the land of Egypt:

r ver. 8. Dan. 4. 7.

9 Dan. 2. 28, 29, 45. Røv, 4. 1.

t 2 Kings 8. 1. u ver, 25,

x ver. 47.

30 And there shall arise after themy ver. 54. seven years of famine; and all the plenty shall be forgotten in the land

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