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The death of Isaac.

CHAP. XXXVI. The generations of Esau. more Jacob, but Israel shall be thy name ;| Anah the daughter of Zibeon the Hiand he called his name Israel.

vite; 11 And God said unto him, I am God 3 And Bashemath, Ishmael's daughter, Almighty: be fruitful and multiply; a na- sister of Nebajoth. tion and a company of nations shall be of 4 And Adah bare to Esau, Eliphaz; and thee, and kings shall come out of thy loins. Bashemath bare Reuel;

12 And the land which I gave Abrahamn 5 And Aholibamah bare Jeush, and Jaaand Isaac, to thee I will give it, and to thy lam, and Korah: These are the sons of seed after thee will I give the land. Esau, which were born unto him in the

13 And God went up from him, in the land of Canaan. place where he talked with him.

16 | And Esau took his wives, and his 14 1 And Jacob set up a pillar in the sons, and his daughters, and all the persons place where he talked with him, even a pil- of his house, and his cattle, and all his lar of stone: and he poured a drink-offering beasts, and all his substance which he had thereon, and he poured oil thereon. got in the land of Canaan; and went into

15 And Jacob called the name of the the country from the face of his brother place where God spake with him, Beth-el. Jacob.

16 f And they journeyed from Beth-el; 7 For their riches were more than that and there was but a little way to come to they might dwell together : and the land Ephrath: and Rachel travailed, and she had wherein they were strangers could not bear hard labour.

them, because of their cattle. 17 And it came to pass when she was in 8 Thus dwelt Esau in mount Seir: Esau hard labour, that the midwife said unto her, is Edom. Fear not; thou shalt have this son also. 7 91 And these are the generations of

18 And it came to pass as her soul was in Esau the father of the Edomites, in mount departing (for she died) that she called his Seir: name Ben-oni: but his father called him 10 These are the names of Esau's sons; Benjamin.

Eliphaz the son of Adah the wife of Esau, 19 And Rachel died, and was buried in Reuel the son of Bashemath the wife of the way to Ephrath, which is Bethlehem. (Esau.

20 And Jacob set a pillar upon her 11 And the sons of Eliphaz were, Teo grave: that is the pillar of Rachel's grave man, Omar, Zepho, and Gatam, and Kenaz. unto this day.

112 And Timna was concubine to Eliphaz 21 And Israel journeyed, and spread his Esau's son; and she bare to Eliphaz Åmatent beyond the tower of Edar.

llek : these were the sons of Adah Esau's wife. 221 And it came to pass, when Israel 13 And these are the sons of Reuel; dvelt in that land, that Reuben went and Nahath, and Zerah, Shammah, and Mizlay with Bilhah his father's concubine: and zah: these were the sons of Bashemath Israel heard it. Now the sons of Jacob Esau's wife. were twelve:

14 And these were the sons of Aholiba23 The sons of Leah; Reuben, Jacob's mah, the daughter of Anah, the daughter first-bom, and Simeon, and Levi, and Ju- of Zibeon Esau's wife: and she bare to dah, and Issachar, and Zebulun :

Esau, Jeush, and Jaalam, and Korah. 24 The sons of Rachel; Joseph, and 15'T These were dukes of the sons of Benjamin:

Esau : the sons of Eliphaz the first-born son 25. And the sons of Bilhah, Rachel's of Esau ; duke Teman, duke Omar, duke handmaid; Dan, and Naphtali :

Zepho, duke Kenaz, 26 And the sons of Zilpah, Leah's hand- 16 Duke Korah, duke Gatam, and duke maid; Gad, and Asher. These are the Amalek : these are the dukes that came of sons of Jacob, which were born to him in Eliphaz, in the land of Edom: these were Padan-aram.

the sons of Adah. 27 ? And Jacob came unto Isaac his fa- 17 And these are the sons of Reuel ther unto Mamre, unto the city of Arbah Esau's son; duke Nahath, duke Zerah, (which is Hebron) where Abraham and duke Shammah, duke Mizzah: these are Isaac sojourned.

the dukes that came of Reuel, in the land 28 { And the days of Isaac were an hun- of Edom : these are the sons of Bashemath dred and fourscore years.

Esau's wife. 29 And Isaac gave up the ghost and died, 18 And these are the sons of Aholibaand was gathered unto his people, being old mah Esau's wife; duke Jeush, duke Jaaand full of days; and his sons Esau and lam, duke Korah: these were the dukes that Jacob buried him.

came of Aholibamah the daughter of Anah CHAP. XXXVI.

Esau's wife. NOW these are the generations of Esau, 19 These are the sons of Esau (who is N who is Edom.

Edom) and these are their dukes. 2 Esau took his wives of the daughters 20 * These are the sons of Seir the Hoof Canaan ; Adah the daughter of Elon the rite, who inhabited the land; Lotan, and Hittite, and Aholibamah the daughter of Shobal, and Zibeon, and Anah.

The dukes of Edom.

Joseph's dreams. 21 And Dishon, and Ezer, and Dishan :/

CHAP. XXXVII. these are the dukes of the Horites, the chil- AND Jacob dwelt in the land wherein dren of Seir in the land of Edom.

A his father was a stranger, in the land 22 And the children of Lotan were, Ho- of Canaan. ri, and Heman: and Lotan's sister was 2 These are the generations of Jacob. Timna.

Joseph being seventeen years old, was feed23 And the children of Shobal were these; ing the flock with his brethren, and the lad Alvan, and Manahath, and Ebal, Shepho, was with the sons of Bilhah, and with the and Onam.

sons of Zilpah, his father's wives: and Jo24 And these are the children of Zibeon ; seph brought unto his father their evil reboth: Ajah, and Anah: this was that Anah port. that found the mules in the wilderness, as 3 Now Israel loved Joseph more than all he fed the asses of Zibeon his father. his children, because he was the son of his

25 And the children of Anah were these : old age: and he made him a coat of many Dishon, and Aholibamah the daughter of colours. Anah.

14 And when his brethren saw that their 26 And these are the children of Dishon; father loved him more than all his brethren, Hemdan, and Eshban, and Ithran, and they hated him, and could not speak peace Cheran.

ably unto him. 27 The children of Ezer are these; Bil-! 5 1 And Joseph dreamed a dream, and han, and Zaavan, and Achan.

he told it his brethren: and they hated him 28 The children of Dishan are these; yet the more. Uz, and Aran.

I 6 And he said unto them, Hear, I pray 29 These are the dukes that came of the you, this dream which I have dreamed: Horites; duke Lotan, duke Shobal, duke 7 For behold, we were binding sheaves in Zibeon, duke Anah,

the field, and lo, my sheaf arose, and also 30 Duke Dishon, duke Ezer, duke Di- stood upright; and behold, your sheaves shan : these are the dukes that came of Hori, stood round about, and made obeisance to among their dukes in the land of Seir. my sheaf.

31 1 And these are the kings that reign- 8 And his brethren said unto him, Shalt ed in the land of Edom, before there reigned thou indeed reign over us? or shalt thou inany king over the children of Israel. deed have dominion over us? and they

32 And Bela the son of Beor reigned in bated him yet the more for his dreams and Edom: and the name of his city was Din- for his words. habah.

1 9 1 And he dreamed yet another dream, 33 And Bela died, and Jobab the son of and told it his brethren, and said, Behold, I Zerah of Bozrah reigned in his stead. have dreamed a dream more: and behold,

34 And Jobab died, and Husham of the the sun and the moon and the eleven stars land of Temani reigned in his stead. made obeisance to me.

35 And Husham died, and Hadad the 10 And he told it to his father, and to his Son of Bedad (who smote Midian in the brethren: and his father rebuked him, and field of Moab) reigned in his stead : and the said unto him, What is this dream that thou name of his city was Avith.

hast dreamed ? Shall I and thy mother and 36 And Hadad died, and Samlah of thy brethren indeed come to bow down ourMasrekah reigned in his stead.

selves to thee to the earth? 37 And Samlah died, and Saul of Reho- 11 And his brethren envied him; but his both by the river reigned in his stead. father observed the saying.

38 And Saul died, and Baal-hanan the 12 1 And his brethren went to feed their son of Achbor reigned in his stead. father's flock in Shechem.

39 And Baal-hanan the son of Achbor 13 And Israel said unto Joseph, Do not died, and Hadar reigned in his stead : and thy brethren feed the flock in Shechem ? the name of his city was Pau; and his wife's Come, and I will send thee unto them. name was Mehetabel, the daughter of Ma- And he said to him, Here am I. tred, the daughter of Mezahab.

| 14 And he said to him, Go, I pray thee, 40 | And these are the names of the see whether it be well with thy brethren, dukes that came of Esau, according to and well with the flocks; and bring me their families, after their places, by their word again. So he sent him out of the vale names; duke Timnah, duke Alvah, duke of Hebron, and he came to Shechem. Jetheth,

I 15 And a certain man found him, and 41 Duke Aholibamah, duke Elah, duke behold, he was wandering in the field: and Pinon,

the man asked him, saying, What seekest 42 Duke Kenaz, duke Teman, duke Mib- thou? zar,

| 16 And he said, I seek my brethren: tell 43 Duke Magdiel, duke Iram: these be me I pray thee, where they feed their the dukes of Edom, according to their ha-flocks. bitations, in the land of their possessions : 17 And the man said, They are departed he is Esau the father of the Edomites. hence: for I heard them say, Let us go t')

Joseph sold to the Ishmaelites. CHAP. XXXVIII. . The trespass of Onan. Dothan. And Joseph went after his bre-down into the grave unto my son mourning. thren, and found them in Dothan.

Thus his father wept for him. 18 ( And when they saw him afar off, 36 1 And the Midianites sold him into even before he came near unto them, they Egypt unto Potiphar, an officer of Pharaconspired against him to slay him. Toh's, and captain of the guard. 19 And they said one to another, Behold

CHAP. XXXVIII. this dreamer cometh.

AND it came to pass at that time, that 20 Come now therefore, and let us slay h Judah went down from his brethren, him, and cast him into some pit; and we and turned in to a certain Adullamite, whose will say, Some evil beast hath devoured name was Hirah. him; and we shall see what will become of 2 And Judah saw there a daughter of a his dreams.

certain Canaanite, whose name was Shuah; 21 And Reuben heard it, and he deliver- and he took her, and went in unto her. ed him out of their hands; and said, Let us 3 And she conceived, and bare a son ; not kill him.

and he called his name Er. 22 And Reuben said unto them, Shed 4 And she conceived again, and bare a no blood, but cast him into this pit that is son; and she called his name Onan. in the wilderness, and lay no hand upon 5 And she yet again conceived and bare him; that he might rid him out of their a son; and called his name Shelah: and he hands, to deliver him to his father again. was at Chezib, when she bare him.

23 And it came to pass when Joseph 6 | And Judah took a wife for Er his was come unto his brethren, that they stript first-born, whose name was Tamar. Joseph out of his coat, his coat of many co-17 And Er, Judah's first-born, was wicklours that was on him.

ed in the sight of the LORD; and the LORD 24 And they took him, and cast him into slew him. a pit: and the pit was empty, there was no 8 And Judah said unto Onan, Go in unto water in it.

Ithy brother's wife, and marry her, and raise 25 And they sat down to eat bread : and up seed to thy brother. they lifted up their eyes and looked, and be- 9 And Onan knew that the seed should hold, a company of Ishmaelites came from not be his : and it came to pass, when he Gilead, with their camels bearing spicery, went in unto his brother's wife, that he and balm, and myrrh, going to carry it spilled it on the ground, lest that he should down to Egypt..

give seed to his brother. 26 And Judah said unto his brethren, 10 And the thing which he did displeasWhat profit is it if we slay our brother, and ed the LORD: wherefore he slew him also. conceal his blood ?

| 11 Then said Judah to Tamar his daugh27 Come, and let us sell him to the Ish-ter-in-law, Remain a widow at thy father's maelites, and let not our hand be upon him; house, till Shelah my son be grown; (for for he is our brother, and our flesh: and his he said, Lest peradventure he die also as brethren were content.

This brethren did.) And Tamar went and 29 Then there passed by Midianites, dwelt in her father's house. merchant-men; and they drew and lifted 12 | And in process of time, the daughup Joseph out of the pit, and sold Joseph ter of Shuah Judah's wife died: and Judah to the Ishmaelites for twenty pieces of silver : was comforted, and went up unto his sheepand they brought Joseph into Egypt. shearers to Timnath, he and his friend Hi

29 And Reuben returned unto the pit; rah the Adullamite. and behold, Joseph was not in the pit: and 13 And it was told Tamar, saying, Behe rent his clothes.

hold, thy father-in-law goeth up to Tim30 And he returned unto his brethren, nath, to shear his sheep. and said, The child is not: and I, whither 14 And she put her widow's garments shall I go?

off from her, and covered her with a vail, 31 And they took Joseph's coat, and and wrapped herself, and sat in an open killed a kid of the goats, and dipped the place, which is by the way to Timnath : for coat in the blood:

she saw that Shelah was grown, and she 32 And they sent the coat of many co-was not given unto him to wife. loors, and they brought it to their father; 15 When Judah saw her, he thought her and said, This have we found: know now to be an harlot; because she had covered whether it be thy son's coat or no.

her face. 33 And he knew it, and said, It is my 16 And he turned unto her by the way, son's coat; an evil beast hath devoured him. and said, Go to, I pray thee, let me come in, Joseph is without doubt rent in pieces. unto thee; (for he knew not that she was

34 And Jacob rent his clothes, and put his daughter-in-law :) and she said, What sackcloth upon his loins, and mourned for wilt thou give me, that thou mayest come in his son many days.

unto me? 35 And all his sons and all his daughters 17 And he said, I will send thee a kid rose up to comfort hin ; but he refused to from the flock : and she said, Wilt thou give be comforted; and he said, For I will go me a pledge, till thou send it ?

Joseph advanced by Potiphar. GENESIS.

He is cast in prison. 18 And he said, What pledge shall I and he served him: and he made him overgive thee? and she said, Thy signet, and seer over his house, and all that he had he thy bracelets, and thy staff that is in thine put into his hand. hand : and he gave it her, and came in unto 6 And it came to pass from the time that her, and she conceived by him.

he had made him overseer in his house, and 19 And she arose and went away and over all that he had, that the Lord blessed laid by her vail from her, and put on the the Egyptian's house for Joseph's sake : garments of her widowhood.

and the blessing of the LORD was upon all 20 And Judah sent the kid by the hand that he had in the house, and in the field. of his friend the Adullamite, to receive his 6 And he left all that he had in Joseph's pledge from the woman's hand: but he hand; and he knew not ought he had, save found her not.

the bread which he did eat: and Joseph was 21 Then he asked the men of that place, a goodly person, and well-favoured. saying, Where is the harlot that was openly 7 1 And it came to pass after these things, by the way-side ? And they said, there that his master's wife cast her eyes upon was no harlot in this place.

Joseph : and she said, Lie with me. 22 And he returned to Judah, and said, 8 But he refused, and said unto his mas I cannot find her; and also the men of the ter's wife, Behold, my master wotteth not place said, that there was no harlot in this what is with me in the house, and he hath place.

committed all that he hath to my hand; 23 And Judah said, Let her take it to 9 There is none greater in this house than her, lest we be shamed : behold, I sent this I; neither hath he kept back any thing kid, and thou hast not found her.

from me, but thee, because thou art his 24 And it came to pass, about three wife: how then can I do this great wickedmonths after, that it was told Judah, saying, Iness, and sin against God? Tamar thy daughter-in-law hath played the 10 And it came to pass, as she spake to harlot; and also, behold, she is with child Joseph day by day, that he hearkened not by whoredom. And Judah said, Bring her unto her, to lie by her, or to be with her. forth, and let her be burnt.

| 11 And it came to pass about this time, 25 When she was brought forth, she sent that Joseph went into the house to do his to her father-in-law, saying, By the man business, and there was none of the men of whose these are, am I with child : and she the house there within. said, Discern, I pray thee, whose are these, 12 And she caught him by his garment, the signet, and bracelets, and staff. saying, Lie with me: and he left his gar

26 And Judah acknowledged them, and ment in her hand, and fled, and got him said, She hath been more righteous than I; out. because that I gave her not to Shelah my 13 And it came to pass, when she saw son : and he knew her again no more. that he had left his garment in her hand,

27 1 And it came to pass in the time of and was fled forth, her travail, that behold, twins wcre in her 14 That she called unto the men of her womb.

Thouse, and spake unto them, saying, See, 28 And it came to pass when she travail- he hath brought in an Hebrew unto us to ed, that the one put out his hand; and the mock us : he came in unto me to lie with midwife took and bound upon his hand a me, and I cried with a loud voice: scarlet thread, saying, This came out first. 15 And it came to pass, when he heard

29 And it came to pass as he drew back that I lifted up my voice and cried, that he his hand, that behold, his brother came out; left his garment with me, and fled, and got and she said, How hast thou broken forth? him out. this breach be upon thee: therefore his name 16 And she laid up his garment by her, was called Pharez.

until his lord came home. 30 And afterward came out his brother 17 And she spake unto him according to that had the scarlet thread upon his hand; these words, saying, The Hebrew servant and his name was called Zarah.

| which thou hast brought unto us, came in CHAP. XXXIX.

unto me to mock me: A ND Joseph was brought down to 18 And it came to pass as I lifted up my

Egypt: and Potiphar, an officer of voice and cried, that he left his garment Pharaoh, captain of the guard, an Egyp- with me, and fled out. tian, bought him of the hands of the Ish- 19 And it came to pass, when his master maelites, which had brought him down heard the words of his wife, which she thither.

spake unto him, saying, After this manner 2 And the LORD was with Joseph, and did thy servant to me; that his wrath was he was a prosperous man: and he was in|kindled. the house of his master the Egyptian. 20 And Joseph's master took him, and

3 And his master saw that the LORD was put him into the prison, a place where the with him, and that the LORD made all that king's prisoners were bound: and he was he did to prosper in his hand.

there in the prison. 4 And Joseph found grace in his sight, l 21 1 But the LORD was with Joseph, and

The butler and baker imprisoned. CHAP. XL, XLI. Pharaoh's two drecoms. shewed him mercy, and gave him favour in, have I done nothing that they should put the sight of the keeper of the prison. me into the dungeon.

22 And the keeper of the prison com- 16 When the chief baker saw that the mitted to Joseph's hand all the prisoners interpretation was good, he said unto Jothat were in the prison; and whatsoever seph, I also was in my dream, and behold, I they did there, he was the doer of it. had three white baskets on my head.

23 The keeper of the prison looked not 17 And in the uppermost basket there to any thing that was under his hand; be- was of all manner of bake-meats for Phacause the LORD was with him: and that raoh : and the birds did eat them out of the which he did, the LORD made it to prosper. basket upon my head. CHAP. XL.

| 18 And Joseph answered and said, This A ND it came to pass after these things, is the interpretation thereof: The three A that the butler of the king of Egypt baskets are three days: and his baker had offended their lord the 19 Yet within three days shall Pharaoh king of Egypt.

lift up thy head from off thee, and shall 2 And Pharaoh was wroth against two of hang thee on a tree; and the birds shall his officers, against the chief of the butlers, eat thy flesh from off thee. and against the chief of the bakers. | 20 | And it came to pass the third day,

3 And he put them in ward in the house which was Pharaoh's birth-day, that he of the captain of the guard, into the prison, made a feast unto all his servants : and he the place where Joseph was bound lifted up the head of the chief butler and

4 And the captain of the guard charged of the chief baker among his servants. Joseph with them, and he served them ; 21 And he restored the chief butler unto and i hey continued a season in ward. This butlership again; and he gave the cup

5 Ånd they dreamed a dream both of into Pharaoh's hand: them, each man his dream in one night, 22 But he hanged the chief baker : as each man according to the interpretation of Joseph had interpreted to them. his dream; the butler and the baker of the 23 [ Yet did not the chief butler reking of Egypt, which were bound in the member Joseph, but forgat him. prison.

CHAP. XLI. 6 And Joseph came in unto them in the AND it came to pass at the end of two morning, and looked upon them, and be full years, that Pharaoh dreamed : hold, they were sad.

and behold, he stood by the river. 7 And he asked Pharaoh's officers that 2 And behold, there came up out of the Here with him in the ward of his lord's river seven well-favoured kine and fat-fleshhouse, saying, Wherefore look ye so sadly ed; and they fed in a meadow. to-day !

| 3 And behold, seven other kine came 8 And they said unto him, We have up after them out of the river, ill-favoured dreamed a dream, and there is no interpre- and lean-fleshed ; and stood by the other ter of it. And Joseph said unto them, Do kine upon the brink of the river. not interpretations belong to God! Tell me 4 And the ill-favoured and lean-fleshed them, I pray you.

kine did eat up the seven well-favoured 9 And the chief butler told his dream to and fat kine. So Pharaoh awoke. Joseph, and said unto him, In my dream, 5 And he slept and dreamed the second behold, a vine was before me;

time: and behold, seven ears of corn came 10 And in the vine were three branches : up upon one stalk, rank and good. and it was as though it budded, and her *6 And behold, seven thin ears and blastblossoms shot forth; and the clusters there-ed with the east wind sprang up after them. of brought forth ripe grapes :

17 And the seven thin ears devoured the 11 And Pharaoh's cup was in my hand : seven rank and full ears. And Pharaoh and I took the grapes, and pressed them awoke, and behold, it was a dream. into Pharaoh's cup, and I gave the cup into 8 And it came to pass in the morning, Pharaoh's hand.

that his spirit was troubled ; and he sent 12 And Joseph said unto him, This is and called for all the magicians of Egypt, the interpretation of it: The three branches and all the wise men thereof: and Pharaoh we three days:

Itold them his dreams ;- but there was none 13 Yet within three days shall Pharaoh that could interpret them unto Pharaoh. lift up thine head, and restore thee unto thy 9 | Then spake the chief butler unto place: and thou shalt deliver Pharaoh's Pharaoh, saying, I do remember my faults cup into his hand, after the former manner this day : when thou wast his butler.

110 Pharaoh was wroth with his servants, 14 But think on me when it shall be well and put me in ward in the captain of the with thee, and shew kindness, I pray thee, guard's house, both me, and the chief unto me, and make mention of me unto baker: Pharaoh, and bring me out of this house: | 11 And we dreamed a dream in one

15 For indeed I was stolen away out of night, I and he: we dreamed each man acthe land of the Hebrews: and here also cording to the interpretation of his dream.

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