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Ile accuses them of theft: CHAP. XLV. Makes himself known. city, and not yet far off, Joseph said unto Bring him down unto me, that I may set his steward, Up, follow after the men; and mine eyes upon him. when thou dost overtake them, say unto 22 And we said unto my lord, The lad them, Wherefore have ye rewarded evil cannot leave his father: for if he should for good?
leave his father, his father would die. 5. Is not this it in which my lord drink- 23 And thou saidst unto thy servants, eth, and whereby indeed he divineth? ye Except your youngest brother come down have done evil in so doing.
with you, ye shall see my face no more. 6 And he overtook them, and he spake 24° And it came to pass, when we came unto them these same words.
up unto thy servant my father, we told him 7 And they said unto him, Wherefore the words of my lord. saith my lord these words?' God forbid 25 And our father said, Go again, and that thy servants should do according to buy us a little food. this thing :
26 And we said, We cannot go down: 8 Behold, the money which we found in if our youngest brother be with us, then our sacks' mouths, we brought again unto will we go down; for we may not see the thee out of the land of Canaan: how then man's face, except our youngest brother should we steal out of thy lord's house sil- be with us. ver or gold?
27 And thy servant my father said unto 9 With whomsoever of thy servants it us, Ye know that my wife bare me two be found, both let him die, and we also sons : will be my lord's bond-men.
28 And the one went out from me, and 10 And he said, Now also let it be ac- I said, Surely he is torn in pieces; and I cording unto your words : he with whom saw him not since : it is found shall be my servant; and ye 29 And if ye take this also from me, and shall be blameless.
mischief befall him, ye shall bring down 11 Then they speedily took down every my gray hairs with sorrow to the grave. man his sack to the ground, and opened 30 Now therefore when I come to thy every man his sack.
servant my father, and the lad be not with 12 And he searched, and began at the us; (seeing that his life is bound up in the eldest, and left at the youngest : and the lad's life;) cup was found in Benjamin's sack. 31 It shall come to pass, when he seeth
13 Then they rent their clothes, and that the lad is not with us, that he will die: laded every inan his ass, and returned to and thy servants shall bring down the gray the city.
hairs of thy servant our father with sorrow 14 Í And Judah and his brethren came to the grave. to Joseph's house, (for he was yet there :) 32 For thy servant became surety for and they fell before him on the ground. the lad unto my father, saying, If I bring
15 And Joseph said unto them, What him not unto thee, then I shall bear the deed is this that ye have done? wot ye not blame to my father for ever. that such a man as I can certainly divine ? 33 Now therefore, I pray thee, let thy
16 And Judah said, What shall we say servant abide instead of the lad a bondunto my lord? what shall we speak? or man to my lord; and let the lad go up how shall we clear ourselves? God hath with his brethren. lound out the iniquity of thy servants: be- 34 For bow shall I go up to my father, hold we are my lord's servants, both we, and the lad be not with me? lest peradand he also with whom the cup is found. venture I see the evil that shall come on
17 And he said, God forbid that I should my father. do so: but the man in whose hand the cup
Joseph for you, get you up in peace unto your fa- before ther.
and he cried, Cause every man to go out 18 Then Judah came near unto him, from me: and there stood no man with and said, O my lord, let thy servant, I pray him, while Joseph made himself known thee, speak a word in my lord's ears, and unto his brethren. let not thine anger burn against thy ser- 2 And he wept aloud; and the Egypvant: for thou art even as Pharaoh. tians and the house of Pharaoh heard.
19 My lord asked his servants, saying, 3 And Joseph said unto his brethren, ! Have ye a father, or a brother? am Joseph; doth my father yet live ? And
20 And we said unto my lord, We have his brethren could not answer him; for a father, an old man, and a child of his they were troubled at his presence. old age, a little one, and his brother is 4 And Joseph said unto his brethren, dead, and he alone is left of his mother, Come near to me, I pray you: and they and his father loveth him.
And he said, I am Joseph 21 And thou saidst unto thy servants, your brother, whom ye sold into Egypt
Joseph sends for his father. GENESIS.
Jacob goes into Egypt. 5 Now therefore be not grieved, nor gave three hundred pieces of silver, and angry with yourselves, that ye sold me five changes of raiment. hither: for God did send me before you to 23 And to his father he sent after this
manner; ten asses laden with the good 6 For these two years hath the famine things of Egypt, and ten she-asses laden been in the land: and yet there are five with corn and bread and meat for his fayears, in the which there shall neither be ther by the way. earing nor harvest.
24 Šo he sent his brethren away, and 7 And God sent me before you, to pre- they departed: and he said unto then, serve you a posterity in the earth, and to See that ye fall not out by the way. save your lives by a great deliverance. 25 | And they went up out of Egypt,
8 So now it was not you that sent me and came into the land of Canaan unto Ja. hither, but God: and he hath made me a fa-cob their father, ther to Pharaoh, and lord of all his house, 26 And told him, saying, Joseph is yet anda ruler throughout all the land of Egypt. alive, and he is governor over all the
9 Haste ye, and go up to my father, and land of Egypt. And Jacob's heart faintsay unto him, Thus saith thy son Joseph, ed, for he believed them not. God hath made me lord of all’Egypt; come 27 And they told him all the words of down unto me, tarry not:
Joseph, which he had said unto them; and 10 And thou shalt dwell in the land of when he saw the wagons which Joseph had Goshen, and thou shalt be near unto me, sent to carry him, the spirit of Jacob their thou, and thy children, and thy children's father revived : children, and thy flocks, and thy herds, 28 And Israel said, It is enough: Jo. and all that thou hast :
seph my son is yet alive: I will go and 11 And there will I nourish thee, (for see him before I die. yet there are five years of famine ;) lest hou, and thy household, and all that thou A that he had, and came to Beer-sheba,
CHAP. XLVI. hast come to poverty.
12 And behold, your eyes see, and the and offered sacrifices unto the God of his eyes of my brother Benjamin, that it is my father Isaac. mouth that speaketh unto you.
2 And God spake unto Israel in the vi. 13 And ye shall tell my father of all my sions of the night, and said, Jacob, Jacob! glory in Egypt, and of all that ye have and he said, Here am I. seen: and ye shall haste, and bring down 3 And he said, I am God, the God of my father hither.
thy father: fear not to go down into Egypt; 14 And he fell upon his brother Benja- for I will there make of thee a great nation: min's neck, and wept; and Benjamin 4 I will go down with thee into Egypt; wept upon his neck.
and I will also surely bring thee up again: 15 Moreover, he kissed all his brethren, and Joseph shall put his hand upon thine and wept upon them: and after that his eyes. brethren talked with him.
5 And Jacob rose up from Beer-sheba: 16 | And the fame thereof was heard in and the sons of Israel carried Jacob their Pharaoh's house, saying, Joseph's brethren father, and their little ones, and their are come: and it pleased Pharaoh well, wives, in the wagons which Pharaoh had and his servants.
sent to carry him. 17 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, Say 6 And they took their cattle, and their unto thy brethren, This do ye ;, lade your goods which they had gotten in the land beasts, and go, get you unto the land of Ca- of Canaan, and came into Egypt, Jacob paan;
and all his seed with him; 18 And take your father, and your house- 7 His sons, and his sons' sons with him, holds, and come unto me: and I will give his daughters, and his sons' daughters, and you the good of the land of Egypt, and ye all his seed brought he with bim into Egypt. shall eat the fat of the land.
8 T And these are the names of the chil. 19 Now thou art commanded, this do dren of Israel, which came into Egypt, Jaye, take you wagons out of the land of cob and his sons: Reuben, Jacob's first. Egypt for your little ones, and for your born. wives, and bring your father, and come. 9 And the sons of Reuben; Hanoch,
20 Also regard not your stuff: for the and Phallu, and Hezron, and Carmi. good of all the land of Egypt is yours. 10. And the sons of Simeon ; Jemuel,
21 And the children of Israel did so: and Jamin, and Ohad, and Jachin, and and Joseph gave them wagons, according Zohar, and Shaul the son of a Canaanitish to the commandment of Pharaoh, and gave woman. them provision for the way.
11 | And the sons of Levi; Gershon, 22 To all of them he gave each man Kohath, and Merari. changes of raiment · but to Benjamin he 12 T And the sons of Judah; Er, and