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GENESIS, Death of Rachel and Ifaac. 3 And let us arise, and go up to Beth-l. 21 And Israel journeyed, and spread el; and I will make there an altar unto his tent beyond the tower of Edar. God, who answered me in the day of my 22 And it came to pass, when Israel distress, and was with me in the way dwelt in that land, that Reuben went which I went.

and lay with Bilhah his father's concu4 And they gave unto Jacob all the bine: and Israel heard it. Now the fons strange gods which were in their hand, of Jacob were twelve : and all their earrings which were in their 23 The fons of Leah ; Reuben, Jacob's ears; and Jacob hid them under the oak firstborn, and Simeon, and Levi, and Juwhich was by Shechem.

dah, and Issachar, and Zebulun : 5 And they journeyed : and the terror 24 The fons of Rachel, Joseph, and of God was upon the cities that were Benjamin : round about them, and they did not pur 25 And the sons of Bilhah, Rachel's sue after the sons of Jacob.

handmaid ; Dan, and Naphtali: 6 [ So Jacob came to Luz, which is 26 And the fons of Zilpah, Leah's in the land of Canaan, that is, Beth-el, he handmaid ; Gad, and Asher: these are and all the people that were with him. the sons of Jacob, which were born to

7 And he built there an altar, and him in Padan-aram. called the place El-beth-el: because there 27 And Jacob came unto Isaac his faGod appeared unto him, when he fled ther unto Mamre, unto the city of Arbah, from the face of his brother.

which is Hebron, where Abraham and 8 But Deborah Rebekah's nurse died, Isaac sojourned. and she was buried beneath Beth-el under 28 [ And the days of Isaac were an an oak: and the name of it was called hundred and fourscore years. Allon-bachuth.

29 And Isaac gave up the ghost, and 9 And God appeared unto Jacob again, died, and was gathered unto his people, when he came out of Padan-aram, and being old and full of days: and his fons blefled him.

Efau and Jacob buried him. 1o And God said unto him, Thy name

CHAP. XXXVI. ts Jacob: thy name shall not be called any more Jacob, but Trael shall be thy 2 Efau's wives. 6 His removing to mount name: and he called his name Ifrael.

Seir. 9 His forts.

OW these are the generations of Almighty: be fruitful and multiply; a nation and a company of nations thall be 2 q Esau took his wives of the daughof thee, and kings Mall come out of thy ters of Canaan ; Adah the daughter of

Elon the Hittite, and Aholibamah the 12 And the land which I gave Abraham daughter of Anah the daughter of Zibeon and Isaac, to thee I will give it, and to the Hivite; thy feed after thee will I give the land. 3 And Bashemath Ifmael's daughter,

13 And God went up from him in the fister of Nebajoth. place where he talked with him.

4 And Adah bare to Esau Eliphaz; 14 And Jacob set up a pillar in the place and Raihemath bare Ruel ; where he talked with him, even a pillar 5 And Aholibamah bare Jeußh, and of stone ! and he poured a drink offering Jaalam, and Korah: these are the fons of thereon, and he poured oil thereon. Esau, which were born unto him in the

15 And Jacob called the name of the land of Canaan. place where God spake with him, Beth-el. 69 And Efau took his wives, and his

16 And they journeyed from Beth-el; fons, and his daughters, and all the perand there was but a little way to come fons of his house, and his cattle, and all to Ephrath : and Rachel travailed, and his beasts, and all his substance, which he The had hard labour.

had got in the land of Canaan; and went 17 And it came to pass, when he was in into the country from the face of his brohard labour, that the midwife said unto ther Jacob. her, Fear not; thou shalt have this son also. 7 For their riches were more than that

18 And it came to pass, as her soul was they might dwell together; and the land in departing, (for she died) that he called wherein they were strangers could not his name Ben-oni: but his father called bear them because of their cattle, him Benjamin.

8 Thus dwelt Esau in mount Seir : 19 And Rachel died, and was buried in Esau is Edom. the way to Ephrath, which is Beth-lehem. 9 [ And these are the generations of

20 And Jacob fet a pillar upon her Efau the father of the Edomites in mount grave: that is the pillar of Rachel's grave Seir: unto this day.

me And God faid unto him, I am God N eau, who is Edom.


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Efau's fons.

Chap. xxxvii.

Kings and dukes of Edom. 10 These are the names of Efau's sons: 28 The children of Dishan are these; Eliphaz the son of Adah the wife of Esau, Uz, and Aran, Reuel the son of Balhemath the wife of 29 These are the dukes that came of Efau.

the Horites; duke Lotan, duke Shobal, I1 And the sons of Eliphaz were Teman, duke Zibeon, duke Anah, Omar, Zepho, and Gatam, and Kenaz, 30 Duke Dimon, duke Ezer, duke Die

12 And Timna was concubine to Eli- than: thefearethe dukesthat came of Hori, phaz Esau's son; and she bare to Eliphaz among their dukes in the land of Scir. Amalek : these were the sons of Adah 31 And these are the kings that reigned Efau's wife.

in the land of Edom, before there reigned 13 And these are the sons of Revel; any king over the children of Israel. Nahath, and Zerah, Shammah, and Miz 32 And Bela the son of Beor reigned zah: these were the sons of Bathemath in Edom: and the name of his city was Efau's wife.

Dinabah. 14 And there were the sons of Aholiba 3.3 And Bela died, and Jobab the son mah, the daughter of Anah the daughter of Zerah of Bozrah reigned in his stead. of Zibeon, Esau's wife : and she bare to 34 And Jobab died, and Husham of Esau Jeush, and Jaalam, and Korah. the land Temani reigned in his stead.

IS These 'were dukes of the fons of 35 And Humam died, nd Hadad the Esau: the fons of Eliphaz the firstborn son of Bedad, who smote Midian in the Son of Efau; duke Teman, duke Omar, field of Moab, reigned in his stead: and duke Zepho, duke Kenaz,

the name of his city was Avith. 16 Duke Korah, duke Gatam,and duke 36 And Adad died, and Samlah of Amalek ; these are the dukes that came Mafrekah reigned in his stead. of Eliphaz in the land of Edom; these 37 And Samlah died, and Saul of Rewere the sons of Adah.

| hoboth by the river reigned in his stead. 17 And these are the sons of Reuel 38 And Saul died, and Baal-hanan the Efau's son; duke Naliath, duke Zerah, son of Achbor reigned in his stead. duke Shammah, duke Mizzah: there are 39 And Baal-hinan the son of Achbor the dukes that came of Ruel in the land died, and Hadar reigned in his stead : and of Edom; these are the fons of Bame the name of his city was Pau; and his math Efau's wife.

wife's name zvas Mehetabel, the daughter 18 And these are the sons of Aholiba-Jof Matred, the daughter of Mezahab. mah Efau's wife ; duke Jeush, duke Jaa 40 Andthere are the names of the dukes lam, duke Korah : these were the dukes that came of Efau, according to their fathat came of Aholibamah the daughter of milies, after their places, by their

names; Anah, Efau's wife.

duke Timnah, duke Alvah, duke Jetheth, 19 These are the fons of Efau, who is 41 Duke Aholibamah, duke Elah, duke Edom, and these are their dukes. Pinon,

20 These are the fons of Seir the Ho 42 Duke Kenaz, duke Teman, duke rite, who inhabited the land; Lotan, and Mibzar, Shobal, and Zibeon, and Anah,

43 Duke Magdiel, duke Iram : these 21 And Dishon, and Ezer, and Dishan: be the dukes of Edom, according to their these are the dukes of the Horites, the habitations in the land of their possession : children of Seir in the land of Edom. he is Efau the father of the Edomites. 22 And the children of Lotan were Hori

CHAP. XXXVII. and Heman; and Lotan’s sister was Timna. 2 Joseph is buted of his brethren. 5 His

23 And the children of Shobal avere two dreams. 18 His brethren conspire his these; Alvan, and Manehath, and Ebal, death. 36 He is sold to Potiphar in Egypt. Shepho, and Onam.


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beon ; both Ajah, and Anah: this was land of Canaan. that Anah that found the mules in the 2 f These are the generations of Jacob. wilderness, as he fed the asses of Zibeon Joseph, being seventeen years old, was his father,

feeding the flock with his brethren; and 25 And the children of Anab were the lad was with the sons of Bilhah, and these; Dishon, and Aholibamah the with the sons of Zilpah, his father's daughter of Anah.

wives: and Joseph brought unto his fil26 And these are the children of Di- ther their evil report. shon; Hemdan, and Emban, and Ithran, 3. Now Ifrael loved Joseph more thail and Cheran.

all his children, because he was the for 27 And the children of Ezer are these; 'of his old age : and he made him a cuisi Bilhan, and Zaavan, and Akan.

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GENESIS. His brethren conspire and sell him. 4 And when his brethren saw that their will say, Some evil beast hath devoured father loved him more than all his bre-him : and we shall see what will become thren, they hated him, and could not of his dreams. speak peaceably unto him.

21 And Reuben heard it, and he deli. 5 ( And Joseph dreamed a dream, vered him out of their hands; and said, and he told it bis breihren : and they Let us not kill him. hated him yet the more.

22 And Reuben said unto them, Shed 6 And he said unto them, Hear, I pray no blood, but cast him into this pit that you, this dream which I have dreamed : is in the wilderness, and lay no hand

7 For, behold, we were binding leaves upon him; that lie might rid 'him out of in the field, and, lo, my fheaf arose, and their hands, to deliver him to his father also stood upright; and, behold, your again. Sheaves stood round about, and made ) 23 And it came to pass, when Joseph obeisance to my Meaf.

was come unto his brethren, that they 8 And his brethren said to him, Shalt stript Joseph out of his coat, bis coat of thou indeed reign over us? or Malt thou many colours that was on him ; indeed have dominion over us? and they 24 And they took him, and cast him hated him yet the more for his dreams, into a pit: and the pit was empty, there and for his words.

was no water in it. 9 And he dreamed yet another dream, 25 And they sat down to eat bread: and told it bis brethren, and said, Be- and they lifted up their eyes and looked, hold, I have dreamed a dream more; and, behold, a company of Ihmeelites and, behold, the fun and the moon and came from Gilead with their camels the eleven stars made obeisance to me. bearing spicery and balm and myrrh,

10 And he told it to his father, and going to carry it down to Egypt. to his brethren: and his father rebuked 26 And Judah said unto his brethren, him, and said unto him, What is this What profit is it if we say our brother, dream that thou hast dreamed ? Shall I and conceal his blood ? and thy mother and thy brethren indeed 27 Come, and let us sell him to the come to bow down ourselves to thee to Ishmeelites, and let not our hand be the earth?

upon him ; for he is our brother and our I1 And his brethren envied him ; but flesh. And his brethren were content. his father observed the saying.

28 Then there passed by Midianites 12 And his brethren went to feed their merchantmen; and they drew and lifted father's flock in Shechem.

up Joseph out of the pit, and fold Jo13 And Ifrael said unto Joseph, Do not feph to the Ishmeelites for twenty pieces thy brethren feed the flock in Snechem ? of silver: and they brought Joseph into come, and I will send thee unto them. Egypt. And he said to bim, Here am I.

29 And Reuben returned unto the pit; 14 And he said to him, Go, I pray and, behold, Joseph was not in the pit; thee, see whether it be well with thy and he rent his clothes. brethren, and well with the flocks; and 30 And he returned unto his brethren, bring me word again. So he sent him and said, The child is not; and I, whiout of the vale of Hebron, and he came ther shall I go? to Shechem.

31 And they took Joseph's coat, and 15 And a certain man found him, and, killed a kid of the goats, anıl dipped the behold, he was wandering in the field : coat in the blood; and the man asked him, saying, What 32 And they sent the coat of mang seekest thou?

colours, and they brought it to their fa16 And he said, I seek my brethren : ther; and said, This have we found : tell me, I pray thee, where they feed know now whether it be thy son's coat jheir flocks.

17 And the man said, They are depart. 33 And he knew it, and said, It is my ed hence; for I heard them say, Let us son's coat; an evil beast bath devoured go to Dothan. And Joseph went after his him; Joseph is without doubt rent in brethren, and found them in Dothan.

18 1 And when they saw him afar off, 34 And Jacob rent his clothes, and even before he came near unto them, put fackcloth upon his loins, and mournthey conspired against him to slay him. ed for his son many days.

19 And they said one to another, Be 35 And all his sons and all his daughhold, this dreamer cometh.

ters rose up to comfort him ; but he re20 Come now therefore, and let us say fused to be comforted ; and he said, For him, and cast him into some pit, and we I will go down into the grave unto my


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The trespass of Onan.
Chap. xxxviii.

Judak's incest. fon mourning. Thus his father wept way, and said, Go to, I pray thee, let for him.

me come in unto thee; (for he knew not 36 f And the Midianites sold him in that she was his daughter in law.) And to Egypt unto Potiphar, an officer of Me faid, What wilt thou give me, that Pharaoh's, and captain of the guard. thou mayest come in unto me? CHAP. XXXVIII.

17 And he said, I will send thee a kid I Judah begetteth Er, Onan, and Shelai.froin the fuck. And she said, Wilt thou 6 Er marrietb Tamar. 8 The trespass give me a pledge, till thou send it? of Onan, 12 Judak's incest with Tamar. 18 And he faid, Wlat pledge Mall I

that Judah went down from his thy bracelets, and thy staff that is in brethren, and turned in to a certain A- thine hand. And he gave it her, and dullamite, whose name was Hirah. came in unto her, and lhe conceived by

2 And Judah saw there a daughter of him. a certain Canaanite, whose name was 19 And she arose, and went away, and Shuah ; and he took her, and went in laid by her vail from her, and put on the unto her.

garments of her widowhood. 3 And The conceived, and bare a fon ; 20 And Judah sent the kid by the and he called his name Er.

hand of his friend the Adullamite, to re4 And the conceived again, and bare ceive his pledge from the woman's hand : a son; and she called his name Onan. but he found her not.

5 And she yet again conceived, and 21 Then he asked the men of that bare a lon; and called his name Shelah: place, saying, Where is the harlot that and he was at Chezib, when me bare him. was openly by the way fide ? and they

6. And Judah took a wife for Er his faid, There was no harlot in this place. firstborn, whose name was Tamar. 22 And he returned to Judah, and said,

7 And Er, Judah's firstborn, was wick- I cannot find her; and also the men of ed in the fight of the LORD; and the the place said, that there was no harlot LORD sew him.

in this place. 8 F And Judah said unto Onan, Go 23 And Judah said, Let her take it to in unto thy brother's wife, and marry her, left we be Thamed : behold, I sent her, and raise up feed to thy brother. this kid, and thou hast not found her.

9 And Onan knew that the feed should 24 And it came to pass about three not be his; and it came to pass, when he months after, that it was told Judah, went in unto his brother's wife, that he saying, Tamar thy daughter in law hath spilled it on the ground, left that he played the harlot; and also, behold, me Mould give feed to his brother.

is with child by whoredom. And Judah 10 And the thing which he did displeaf-faid, Bring her forth, and let her be burnt. ed the LORD: wherefore he flew him also. 25 When she was brought forth, the

11 Then said Judah to Tamar his sent to her father in law, taying, By the daughter in law, Remain a widow at thy man, whose these are, am I with child: father's house, till Shelah my son be and the said, Difcern, I pray thee, whose 'grown: for he said, Lest peradventure he are these,the fignet, the bracelets and staff. die also, as his brethren did. And Tamar 26 And Judah acknowledged them, and went and dwelt in her father's house. said, She hath been more righteous than

12 And in process of time the daugh- I; because that I gave her not to Shelah ter of Shuah Judah's wife died; and Ju- my son. And he knew her again no more. dah was comforted, and went up unto 27 And it came to pass in the time of his sheepshearers to Timnath, he and his her travail, that, behold, twins were in friend Hirah the Adullamite.

her womb. 13 And it was told Tamar, saying, 28 And it came to pass, when she tra. Behold, thy father in law goeth up to vailed, that the one put out his hand : and Timnath to shear his sheep.

the midwife took and bound upon his 14 And the put her widow's garments hand a scarlet thread, saying, This came off from her, and covered her with a vail, out first. and wrapped herself, and sat in an open 29 And it came to pass, as he drew place, which is by the way to Timnath ; back his hand, that, behold, his brother for she saw that Shelah was grown, and came out : and the said, How hast thou she was not given unto him to wife. broken forth? this breach be upon thee:

15 When Judah saw her, he thought therefore his name was called Pharez. her to be an harlot; because she had co 30 And afterward came out his bro. vered her face.

ther, that had the scarlet thread upon his 16 And he turned unto her by the hand; and his name was called Zarah.



Foseph tempted by his mistress : GENESIS.

He is fally accused. CHAP. XXXIX.

to mock us; he came in unto me to lie 1 Joseph advanced in Potiphar's house, 7 with me, and I cried with a loud voice: resisteth his mistress's temptation. 13 He 15 And it came to pass, when he heard

is falsy accused, 20 and cast into prison. that I lifted up my voice and cried, that AND Jofeph was brought down to he leftbis garment with me, and fled, Pharaoh, captain of the guard, an E 16 And the laid up his garment by her, gyptian, bought him of the hands of until his lord came home. the Ishmeelites, which had brought him 17 And the spake unto him according down thither.

to these words, saying, The Hebrew fer2 And the LORD was with Jofeph, and vant, which thou haft brought unto us, he was a prosperous man; and he was in came in unto me to mock me: the house of his master the Egyptian. 18 And it came to pass, as I lifted up

3 And his master faw that the Lord my voice and cried, that he left his garwas with him, and that the LORD made ment with me, and fed out. all that he did to prosper in his hand. 19 And it came to pass, when his maf

4 And Jofeph found grace in his fight, ter heard the words of his wife, which and he served him : and he made him he spake unto him, saying, After this overseer over his house, and all that he manner did thy servant to me; that his had he put into his hand.

wrath was kindled. 5 And it came to pass from the time 20 And Joseph's maiter took him, that he had made him overseer in his and put him into the prison, a place house, and over all that he had, that the where the king's prisoners were bound: LORD blessed the Egyptian's house for and he was there in the prison. Joseph's fake; and the blessing of the 21 But the LORD was with Josepłı, and LORD was upon all that he had in the newed him mercy, and gave him favour bouse, and in the field.

in the fight of the keeper of the prison. 6 And he left all that he had in Jo 22 And the keeper of the prison comseph's hand ; and he knew not ought he mitted to Joseph's hand all the prisoners had, save the bread which he did eat. that were in the prison ; and whatsoever And Joseph was a goodly person, and they did there, he was the doer of it. well favoured.

23 The keeper of the prison looked 7 And it came to pass after these not to any thing that was under his hand; things, that his master's wife cast her eyes because the LORD was with him, and upon Joseph ; and the said, Lie with me. that which he did, the LORD made it to

8 But he refused, and said unto his prosper. master's wife, Behold, my master wot

CHAP. XL. teth not what is with me in the house, 1 The butler and baker of Pharaoh are imand he hath committed all that he hath prisoned. 4 Yoseph hath charge of them. to my hand;

5 He interpreteth their dreams. 9 There is none greater in this house than 1; neither hath he kept back any

ND it came to pass after these things, A

I that the butler of the king of Egypt thing from me but thee, because thou art and his baker had offended their lord the his wife: how then can I do this great king of Egypt. wickedness, and sin against God?

2 And Pharaoh was wroth against two 10 And it came to pass, as she spake of his officers, against the chief of the but to Joseph day by day, that hejhearken-lers, and against the chief of the bakers. ed not unto her, to lie by her, or to be 3 And he put them in ward in the house with her.

of the captain of the guard, into the pri11 And it came to pass about this time, fon, the place where Joseph was bound. that Joseph went into the house to do 4. [ And the captain of the guard his business; and there was none of the charged Joseph with ther, and he serve men of the house there within.

ed them : and they continued a season 12 And the caught him by his gar-in ward. ment, saying, Lie with me: and he left 5 And they dreamed a dream both his garment in her hand, and fled, and of them, each man his dream in one night, got him out.

each man according to the interpretation 13 And it came to pass, when she of his dream, the butler and the baker of saw that lie had left his garment in her the king of Egypt, which were bound in hand, and was fied forth,

the prison. 14 That she called unto the men of her 6 And Joseph came in unto them in house, and spake unto them, saying, See, the morning, and looked upon them, and, he hath brought in an Hebrew unto us behold, they were sad.

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