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Therefore, the children of Israel, in a reverent remembrance of this act and event, concerning Jacob, eat not of the hinder sinews, &c.

XXXIII. 3 And he passed over before them, and bowed himself to the ground seven times, until he came near to his brother. So he went before them, and bowed himself in an humble manner sundry times, while he was within the sight of Esau.

XXXIII. 10 For therefore have I seen thy face, as though I had seen the face of God.

It is unspeakably comfortable to me, that I have seen thy face thus loving and friendly to me.

XXXIII. 20 And he erected there an altar, and called it ElElohe-Israel.

And he consecrated there, anew, that altar, which was set up by his grandfather Abraham; which he called, The Altar of the mighty God of Israel.

XXXIV. 3 And his soul clave unto Dinah the daughter of Jacob.

So his affections were set upon Dinah.

XXXIV. 17 Then will we take our daughter, and we will be gone.

Then will we take our sister away out of your custody, and depart. XXXIV. 23 Shall not their cattle and their substance and every beast of their's be our's?

It shall not be only a matter of pleasure and contentment to us, but also of great profit unto you all; for shall we not have a right in all their substance and strength?

XXXIV. 24 All that went out of the gate of his city.

All that dwelt within the city.

XXXIV. 25 And it came to pass on the third day, when they

were sore.

And on the third day, when they were sore and stiff of the wound of their circumcision.

XXXIV. 30 And Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, Ye have troubled me &c.

Ye have put me to much unquietness, in unsettling my estate, and have made me odious to the inhabitants.

XXXV. 2 Put away the strange gods that are among you, and change your garments.

Cast away those false gods of the heathen, which you learned to worship in Syria, the idols of Laban or Shechem, and cleanse both your souls and bodies; and, by the change of your very apparel, testify the change of your hearts.

XXXV. 10 And God said unto him, Thy name is Jacob: thy name shall not be called any more Jacob.

Moreover, God said unto him, in a confirmation and reiteration of the same favour, which he had formerly shewed to Jacob, Thy name shall no more be called Jacob.

XXXV. 11 And God said unto him, I am God Almighty: be fruitful and multiply, &c. And kings shall come out of thy loins. Many tribes shall arise from thy seed, and out of them shall many exercise princely authority, both over their own nations and


XXXV. 14 And Jacob set up a pillar in the place where he talked with him.

So Jacob, according to his vow formerly made, set up a monument of a stone, in that place where God had talked with him; and, both by pouring out of water and oil, consecrated it to God.

XXXV. 18 That she called his name Ben-oni: but his father called him Benjamin.

She called his name, The son of my sorrow; but his father, as not willing to have so sad a remembrance of his loss evermore before him in the name of his son, called him, to signify his dearness, with a little change of the word, The son of my right hand.

XXXVI. 6 And went into the country from the face of his brother Jacob.

And fully removed his whole family and substance unto mount Seir, where he had before sojourned.

XXXVI. 24 This was that Anah that found the mules in the wilderness.

This was that Anah, which first found out, by mixture of the seeds of two kinds, the generation of mules in the wilderness.

XXXVI. 31 Before there reigned any king over the children of Israel.

Before there was any ordinary ruler or magistrate in Israel.

XXXVII. 2 And Joseph brought unto his father their evil report.

And Joseph brought unto his father's ear the evil rumours and reports, that went of the misbehaviour of his brethren.

XXXVII. 3 And he made him a coat of many colours. And he made him a party-coloured coat, which was held to be of more pleasant shew, and, by reason of the mixtures, more curious. XXXVII. 27 And let not our hand be upon him.

Let us not lay violent hands upon him, and be defiled with his blood, in suffering him thus wilfully to perish with hunger.

XXXVII. 28 Then there passed by Midianites merchantmen. The Midianites (or Ismaelites so called, indifferently, because they bordered upon each other, and were near, both in place and blood,) passed by.

XXXVII. 30 And I, whither shall I go?

And I, which way shall I turn me, or what shall I do? since both I have already provoked my father's displeasure by my incest; and at my hands especially, as being eldest, he will require my


XXXVII. 32 And they sent the coat of many colours, and they brought it to their father, and said, This have we found.

So they sent that party-coloured coat, and caused it to be brought unto their father, with this message.

XXXVII. 35 For I will go down into the grave unto my son mourning.

Surely, I will not cease mourning for my son, until I go down to my own grave.

XXXVII. 36 Unto Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh's, and captain of the guard.

Unto Potiphar, one of Pharaoh's chief courtiers, and captain of his guard.

XXXVIII. 8 Go in unto thy brother's wife, and marry her, and raise up seed to thy brother.

Go, according to the custom of our people, and converse with thy deceased brother's wife, and do that office to her which appertains to the next of blood; that the issue, which shall come of thee, may be imputed unto him, to take away the reproach of his bar


XXXVIII. 11 For he said, Lest peradventure he die also, as his brethren did.

For he thought, It is not safe thus to bestow my son; neither hath this match been hitherto so prosperous, that I dare adventure my third son; yet will I put her in hope thereof, for her present con


XXXVIII. 15 When Judah saw her, he thought her to be an harlot; because she had covered her face.

When Judah saw her sitting thus openly, alone, by the way side, he judged her a whore; for he could not discern her, who she was, because her face was covered with the veil.

XXXVIII. 23 Let her take it to her, lest we be ashamed.

Let her keep these pledges; and let us take no notice of them, nor make any inquiry, lest the filthiness of this my fact may hence be known, to my shame.

XXXIX. 6 And he left all that he had in Joseph's hand; and he knew not of ought he had, save the bread which he did eat.

He took care of nothing, save only to eat and drink, and follow his own contentments; referring the oversight of all things to Joseph.

XXXIX. 7 That his master's wife cast her eyes upon Joseph. Cast wanton eyes and affections upon Joseph.

XXXIX. 14 See, he hath brought in an Hebrew unto us to mock us.

See, he hath taken in this Hebrew, to offer this villainy and violence unto me.

XL. 8 Do not interpretations belong to God?

What do you, looking after sinister means; or why are ye grieved for the want of means? Hath not God given power of interpreting all secrets to some of his servants?

XL. 13 Yet within three days shall Pharaoh lift up thine head.

Within three days, shall Pharaoh advance thee to thy former dignity.

XL. 19 Yet within three days shall Pharaoh lift up thy head from off thee, and shall hang thee on a tree; and the birds shall eat thy flesh from off thee.

Within three days, shall Pharaoh put thee to death; and after, for the greater ignominy, shall hang thee upon a tree, till thy flesh be consumed.

XLI. 16 It is not in me: God shall give Pharaoh an answer of peace.

I can do nothing of myself in this business; but God shall, by me, give an answer to the contentment of Pharaoh.

XLI. 34 And take up the fifth part of the land of Egypt. And take up the fifth part of the fruits of the land, and keep it in meet store-houses for future use.

XLI. 43 And they cried before him, Bow the knee,

And the heralds cried before him, that the people should bow their

knees to him.

XLI. 44 I am Pharaoh, and without thee shall no man lift up his hand or foot in all the land of Egypt.

I only reserve unto myself the place and title of being king of Egypt; in the rest, I will have thee to be next me: so that no man shall attempt any thing at all, in the public government of the state, without thy advice and consent.

XLI. 45 And Pharaoh called Joseph's name Zaphnath-Paaneah; and he gave him to wife Asenath, the daughter of Poti-pherah priest of On.

And Pharaoh called his name, The discloser of secrets; and he gave him to wife Asenath, the daughter of another Potipher, which was governor of Heliopolis.

XLII. 9 And he it was that sold to all the people of the land. Ye are spies, and are come to mark what parts of the land are least defenced.

XLII. 13 Thy servants are twelve brethren, &c. And, behold, the youngest is this day with our father, and one is not.

It need not seem suspicious to thee, that we come thus so many together of a company; for the cause is, that we are all so many brethren, &c. And one is dead.

XLII. 16 Or else by the life of Pharaoh surely ye are spies. Or else, as sure as Pharaoh liveth, ye are but spies.

XLII. 36 Joseph is not, and Simeon is not, and ye will take Benjamin away all these things are against me.

Joseph is dead, and Simeon is in danger to miscarry in prison, and now you will take Benjamin from me; all these are heavy afflictions, which you have brought upon me.

XLIII. 14 If I be bereaved of my children, I am bereaved. I am determined to put it to the hazard, relying on God for the

event; if, therefore, I shall be robbed of my sons, let me be robbed; go you on, and do as the necessity of the business requireth. XLIII. 32 Because the Egyptians might not eat bread with the Hebrews.

Because the Egyptians held it unlawful to eat with the Hebrews; chiefly, for the differences of their religion; for the Hebrews were wont to sacrifice those creatures, which the Egyptians worshipped.

XLIV. 4 Up, follow after the men; and when thou dost overtake them, say unto them, Wherefore have ye rewarded evil for good? Up, follow after them; and, when thou dost overtake them, make this merry and officious lie for my sake: Ask them, in dissimulation, Why have ye, &c.

XLIV. 5 Is not this it in which my lord drinketh and whereby indeed he divineth?

Is not that, which you have stolen, the cup of special note and use for my master; both for his table, and, according to the manner of the Egyptian magicians, for divination and soothsaying?

XLIV. 15 Wot ye not that such a man as I can certainly divine?

Could you think any otherwise of me, being a peer of Egypt, but that I could by divination find out your offence?

XLV. 8 And he hath made me a father to Pharaoh.

God hath made me, not only a counsellor of state to Pharaoh, but a means of preservation of his court and kingdom, &c.

XLV. 12 That my mouth that speaketh unto you.

You see and perceive by my language, that I am your brother Joseph, that speak unto you.

XLV. 18 And I will give you the good of the land of Egypt, and ye shall eat the fat of the land.

I will give you the most commodious and fruitful part of the land of Egypt, to dwell in; and ye shall be partakers of the best profits of the country.

XLV. 26 And Jacob's heart fainted, for he believed them not. And Jacob swooned with sudden astonishment, at this news of Joseph, and the mention of his name.

XLVI. 4 And Joseph shall put his hand upon thine eyes.

And Joseph shall close up thine eyes, when thou diest.

XLVI. 34 For every shepherd is an abomination unto the Egyptians.

For every sheep-keeper, not out of pride, but superstition, is abominable to the Egyptians.

XLVII. 6 The land of Egypt is before thee.

Take thee the choice of the whole land of Egypt.

Ibid. And if thou knowest any men of activity among them.

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