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Jacob goeth into Egypt. CHAP. XLVI.

Joseph meetelh him. And Israel took his journey with all 16 And the sons of Gad; Ziphthat he had, and came to Beer-sheba, ion, and Haggi, Shuni, and Ezbon, and offered sacrifices unto the God of Eri, and Arodi, and Areli. bis father Isaac.

17 | And the sons of Asher; Jimo And God spake unto Israel in the nah, and Ishuah, and Isui, and Beriah, visions of the night, and said, Jacob, and Serah their sister: and the sons Jacob. And he said, Here am I. of Beriah; Heber, and Malchiel.

3 And he said, I am God, the God 18 These are the sons of Zilpah, of thy father: fear not to go down whom Laban gave to Leah his daughinto Egypt; for I will there make of ter, and these she bare unto Jacob, thee a great nation:

even sixteen souls. 4 I will go down with thee into 19 The sons of Rachel Jacob's wife; Egypt; and I will also surely bring Joseph, and Benjamin. thee up again: and Joseph shall put 20 And upto Joseph in the land his hand upou thine eyes.

of Egypt were born Manasseh and 5 And Jacob rose up from Beer- Ephraim, which Asenath the daughsheba : and the sons of Israel carried ter of Poti-pherah priest of On bare Jacob their father, and their little ones, unto him. and their wives, in the wagons which 21 | And the sons of Benjamin were Pharaoh had sent to carry him. Belah, and Becher, and Ashbel, Gera,

6 And they took their cattle, and their and Naaman, Ehi, and Rosh, Mupgoods, which they had gotten in the pim, and Huppim, and Ard. land of Canaan, and came into Egypt, 22 These are the sons' of Rachel, Jacob, and all his seed with him : which were born to Jacob: all the

7 His sons, and his sons' sons with souls were fourteen. him, bis daughters, and his sons' daugh 23 And the sons of Dan; Hushim. ters, and all his seed brought he with 24 And the sons of Naphtali; Jahhim into Egypt.

zeel, and Guni, and Jezer, and Shillem. 8 And these are the names of the 25 These are the sons of Bilhah, children of Israel, which came into which Laban gave unto Rachel his Egypt, Jacob and his sons: Reuben, daughter, and she bare these unto JaJacob's firstborn.

cob: all the souls were seven. 9 And the sons of Reuben; Hanoch, 26 All the souls that came with Jaand Phallu, and Hezron, and Carmi. cob into Egypt, which came out of his

10 And the sons of Simeon; Je- loins, besides Jacob's sons' wives, all muel, and Jamin, and Ohad, and Ja- the souls were threescore and six; chin, and Zohar, and Shaul the son of 27 And the sons of Joseph, which a Canaanitish woman.

were born him in Egypt, were two 11 And the sons of Levi; Ger-souls: all the souls of the house of shon, Kobath, and Merari.

Jacob, which came into Egypt, were 12 | And the sons of Judah; Er, threescore and ten. and Onan, and Shelah, and Pharez, 28 | And he sent Judah before him and Zarah: but Er and Onan died in unto Joseph, to direct his face unto the land of Canaan. And the sons of Goshen; and they came into the land Pharez were Hezron and Hamul. of Goshen.

13 9 And the sons of Issachar; To 29 And Joseph made ready his chala, and Phuvah, and Job, and Shimron. riot, and went up to meet Ísrael his

14 And the sons of Zebulun; Se- father, to Goshen, and presented himred, and Elon, and Jahleel.

self unto him; and he fell on his neck, 15 These be the sons of Leah, which and wept on his neck a good while. she bare unto Jacob in Padan-aram, 30 And Israel said unto Joseph, with his daughter Dinah: all the souls Now let me die, since I have seen thy of his sons and his daughters were face, because thou art yet' alive. ibirty and three.

31 And Joseph said unto his bre


Joseph presenteth his brethren GENESIS, and his father before Pharaoh thren, and unto his father's house, I knowest any men of activity among will go up, and shew Pharaoh, and say them, then make them rulers over any unto him, My brethren, and my fa- cattle. ther's house, which were in the land 7 And Joseph brought in Jacob his of Canaan, are come unto me; father, and set him before Pharaoh :

32 And the men are shepherds, for and Jacob blessed Pharaoh. their trade hath been to feed cattle ; 8 And Pharaoh said unto Jacob, and they have brought their flocks, and How old art thou ? their herds, and all that they have. 9 And Jacob said unto Pharaoh, The

33 And it shall come to pass, when days of the years of my pilgrimage are Pharaoh shall call you, and shall say, an hundred and thirty years : few and What is your occupation?

evil have the days of the years of my 34 That shall say, Thy servants' life been, and have not attained unto trade hath been about cattle from our the days of the years of the life of my youth even until now, both we, and fathers in the days of their pilgrimage. also our fathers : that

ye may

dwell in 10 And Jacob blessed Pharaoh, and the land of Goshen; for every shepherd went out from before Pharaoh. is an abomination unto the Égyptians. 11 | And Joseph placed his father CHAP. XLVII.

and his brethren, and gave them a pos1 Joseph presenleth fire of his brethren, 7 and

session in the land of Egypt, in the his father, before Pharaoh. 11 He giveth best of the land, in the land of Ramethem habitation and maintenance. 13 He, as Pharaoh had commanded. teth all the Egyptians' money, 16 their cattle, 18 their lands to Pharaoh.

12 And Joseph nourished his father,

22 The priests land was not bought. 23 He letteth the land to and his brethren, and all his father's them for a fifth part. 28 Jacob's age. 29 He houshold, with bread, according to sweareth Joseph to bury him with his fathers.

their families. Then Joseph came and told Pha 13 9 And there was no bread in all raoh, and said, My father and my bre- the land; for the famine was very sore, thren, and their flocks, and their herds, so that the land of Egypt and all the and all that they have, are come out land of Canaan fainted by reason of of the land of Canaan; and, behold, the famine. they are in the land of Goshen. 14 And Joseph gathered up all the

2 And he took some of his brethren, money that was found in the land of even five men, and presented them Egypt, and in the land of Canaan, for unto Pharaoh.

the corn which they bought: and Jo3 And Pharaoh said unto his bre-seph brought the money into Phathren, What is your occupation? And raoh's house. they said unto Pharaoh, Thy servants 15 And when money failed in the are shepherds, both we, and also our land of Egypt, and in the land of fathers.

Canaan, all the Egyptians came unto 4 They said moreover unto Pha-Joseph, and said, Give us bread: for raoh, For to sojourn in the land are why should we die in thy presence ? we come; for thy servants have no for the


faileth. pasture for their flocks; for the fa 16 And Joseph said, Give your catmine is sore in the land of Canaan : tle; and I will give you for your catnow therefore, we pray thee, let thy tle, if money fail. servants dwell in the land of Goshen.

17 And they brought their cattle un5 And Pharaoh spake unto Joseph, to Joseph: and Joseph gave them saying, Thy father and thy brethren bread in exchange for horses, and for are come unto thee:

the flocks, and for the cattle of the 6 The land of Egypt is before thee; herds, and for the asses: and he fed in the best of the land make thy fa- them with bread for all their cattle ther and brethren to dwell; in the land that year. of Goshen let them dwell: and if thou 18 When that year was ended, they

Joseph's dealing in the famine. CHAP. XLVIII. He visiteth his sick father. came unto him the second year, and 28 And Jacob lived in the land of said unto him, We will not hide it Egypt seventeen years : so the whole from my lord, how that our money is age of Jacob was an hundred forty

and seven

of catile; there is not ought left in | -29And the time drew nigh that

the sight of my lord, but our bodies, Israel must die : and he called his son and our lands :

Joseph, and said unto him, If now I 19 Wherefore shall we die before have found grace in thy sight, put, I thine eyes, both we and our land ? buy pray thee, thy hand under my thigh, us and our land for bread, and we and and deal kindly and truly with me; our land will be servants unto Pha- bury me not, I pray thee, in Egypt: raoh: and give us seed that we may 30 But I will lie with my fathers, live, and not die, that the land be not and thou shalt carry me out of Egypt, desolate.

and bury me in their buryingplace. 20 And Joseph bought all the land And he said, I will do as thou hast said. of Egypt for Pharaoh; for the Egyp 31 And he said, Swear unto me. tians sold every man his field, because And he sware unto him. And Israel the famine prevailed over them: so bowed himself upon the bed's head. the land became Pharaoh's.

CHAP. XLVIII. 91 And as for the people, he removed them to cities from one end of 1 Joseph with his sons visiteth his sick father. 2

Jacob strengtheneth himself to bless them. 3 the borders of Egypt even to the other He repeateth the promise. 5 Hetaketh Ephraim end thereof.

and Manasseh as his own. 7 He telleth Jo. 22 Only the land of the priests

seph of his mother's grare. 2 He blesseth

Ephraim und Manasseh. 17 He preferreth the bought he not; for the priests had a

younger before the elder. 21 He prophesieth portion assigned them of Pharaoh, and their return to Canaan. did eat their portion which Pharaoh And it came to pass after these things, gave them: wherefore they sold not that one told Joseph, Behold, thy fatheir lands.

ther is sick: and he took with him his 23 Then Joseph said unto the peo- two sons, Manasseh and Ephraim. ple, Behold, I have bought you this 2 And one told Jacob, and said, Beday and your land for Pharaoh : lo, hold, thy son Joseph cometh unto here is seed for you,


thee: and Israel strengthened himself, the land.

and sat upon the bed. 24 And it shall come to pass in the 3 And Jacob said unto Joseph, God increase, that ye shall give the fifth Almighty appeared unto me at Luz in part unto Pharaoh, and four parts the land of Canaan, and blessed me, shall be your own, for seed of the 4 And said unto me, Behold, I will field, and for your food, and for them make. thee fruitful, and multiply thee, of your housholds, and for food for and I will make of thee a inulutude your little ones.

of people; and will give this land to 25 And they said, Thou hast saved thy seed after thee for an everlasting our lives : let us find grace in the possession. sight of my lord, and we will be Pha 5 And now thy two sons, Ephraim raoh's servants.

and Manasseh, which were born unto 26 And Joseph made it a law over thee in the land of Egypt before I came the land of Egypt unto this day, that unto thee into Egypt,are mine ; as ReuPharaoh should have the fifth part; ben and Simeon, they shall be mine. except the land of the priests only, 6 And thy issue, which thou begetwhich became not Pharaoh's.

test after them, shall be thine, and 27 And Israel dwelt in the land shall be called after the name of their of Egypt, in the country of Goshen; brethren in their inheritance. and they had possessions therein, and 7 And as for me, when I came from grew, and multiplied exceedingly. P dan, Rachel died by me in the land

shall sow

strength, the excellency of dignity, lze Jacob blesscth Joseph's sons.

GENESIS, He calleth his sons to bless them. of Canaan in the way, when yet there | I know it, my son, I know it: he also was but a little way to come unto shall become a people, and he also Ephrath : and I buried her there in shall be great: but truly his younger the way of Ephrath; the same is brother shall be greater than he, and Beth-lehem.

his seed shall become a multitude of 8 And Israel beheld Joseph's sons, nations. and said, Who are these? | 20 And he blessed them that day, , 152

9 And Joseph said unto his father, saying, In thee shall Israel bless, say-
They are my sons, whom God hathing, God make thee as Ephraim and
given me in this place. And he said, as Manasseh : and he set Ephraim
Bring them, I pray thee, unto me, and before Manasseh.
I will bless them.

21 And Israel said unto Joseph, Be-
10 Now the eyes of Israel were dim hold, I die: but God shall be with
for age, so that he could not see. And you, and bring you again unto the
he brought them near unto him; and land of your fathers.
he kissed them, and embraced them, 22 Moreover I have given to thee

11 And Israel said unto Joseph, Ione portion above thy brethren, which had not thought to see thy face: and, I took out of the hand of the Amorite lo, God hath shewed me also thy seed with my sword and with my bow. 12 And Joseph brought them out

CHAP. XLIX. from between his knees, and he bow

1 Jacob calleth his sons to bless them. 3 Their ed himself with his face to the earth.

blessing in particular. 29 He chargeth them 13 And Joseph took them both, about his burial. 33 He dieth. Ephraim in his right hand toward And Jacob called unto his sons, Israel's left hand, and Manasseh in his and said, Gather yourselves together, left hand toward Israel's right hand, that I may tell you that which shall and brought them near unto him. befall you in the last days.

14 And Israel stretched out his right 2 Gather yourselves together, and hand, and laid it upon Ephraim's head, hear, ye sons of Jacob; and hearken who was the younger, and his left hand unto Israel


father. upon Manasseh's head, guiding his 3 Reuben, thou art my firstborn, hands wittingly; for Manasseh was my might, and the beginning of my the firstborn.

15 And he blessed Joseph, and and the excellency of power: said, God, before whom my fathers 4 Unstable as water, thou shalt not Abraham and Isaac did walk, the excel; because thou wentest up to thy God which fed me all my life long father's bed; then defiledst thou it : unto this day,

he went up to my couch. 16 The Angel which redeemed me 5 | Simeon and Levi are brethren; from all evil, bless the lads; and let instruments of cruelty are in their my name be named on them, and the 'habitations. name of my fathers Abraham and 60 my soul, come not thou into Isaac; and let them grow into a mul- their secret; unto their assembly, mine Litude in the midst of the earth. honour, be not thou united : for in

17 And when Joseph saw that his their anger they slew a man, and in father laid his right hand upon the their selfwill they digged down a wall. head of Ephraim, it displeased him : 7 Cursed be their anger, for it was and he held up his father's hand, to fierce; and their wrath, for it was remove it from Ephraim's head unto cruel: I will divide them in Jacob, Manasseh's head.

and scatter them in Israel. 18 And Joseph said unto his father, 8 Judah, thou art he whom thy breNot so, my father: for this is the first thren shall praise: thy hand shall be in born; put thy right hand upon his head. the neck of thine enemies; thy father's 19 And his father refused, and said, children shall bow down before thee.


Their blessing in particular.


The death of Jacob. 9 Judah is a lion's whelp: from of the deep that lieth under, blessings the prey, my son, thou art gone up: of the breasts, and of the womb : he stooped down, he couched as a 26 The blessings of thy father have lion, and as an old lion; who shall prevailed above the blessings of thy pouse him up?

progenitors unto the utmost bound of 10 The sceptre shall not depart the everlasting hills : they shall be on from Judah, nor a lawgiver from be the head of Joseph, and on the crown tween his feet, until Shiloh come; and of the head of him that was separate unto him shall the gathering of the from his brethren. people be.

27 | Benjamin shall ravin as a wolf; 11 Binding his fole unto the vine, in the morning he shall devour the prey, and his ass's colt unto the choice and at night he shall divide the spoil. vine; he washed his garments in wine, 28 | All these are the twelve tribes and his clothes in the blood of grapes: of Israel : and this is it that their fa

12 His eyes shall be red with wine, ther spake unto them, and blessed and his teeth white with milk. them; every one according to his

13 | Zebulun shall dwell at the blessing he blessed them. haven of the sea; and he shall be for 29 And he charged them, and said an haven of ships; and his border unto them, I am to be gathered unto shall be unto Zidon.

my people : bury me with my fathers 14 Issachar is a strong ass couch in the cave that is in the field of ing down between two burdens : Ephron the Hittite,

15 And he saw that rest was good, 30 In the cave that is in the field of and the land that it was pleasant; and Machpelah, which is before Mamre, bowed his shoulder to bear, and be in the land of Canaan, which_Abracame a servant unto tribute.

ham bought with the field of Ephron 16 9 Dan shall judge his people, the Hittite for a possession of a buryas one of the tribes of Israel.

ingplace. 17 Dan shall be a serpent by the 31 There they buried Abraham and way, an adder in the path, that biteth Sarah his wife; there they buried the horse heels, so that his rider shall Isaac and Rebekah his wife; and fall backward.

there I buried Leah. 18 I have waited for thy salvation, 32 The purchase of the field and of O LORD.

the cave that is therein was from the 19 Gad, a troop shall overcome children of Heth. him: but he shall overcome at the last. 33 And when Jacob had made an

90 Out of Asher his bread shall end of commanding his sons, he gabe fat, and be shall yield royal dainties. thered up his feet into the bed, and

21 | Naphtali is a hind let loose: yielded up the ghost, and was gatherhe giveth goodly words.

ed unto his people. 29 | Joseph is a fruitful bough,

CHAP. L. noen a fruitful bough by a well; whose branches run over the wall:

1 The mourning for Jacob. 4 Joseph getteth

leare of Pharaoh to go to bury him. 7 The 23 The archers have sorely grieved funeral. 15 Joseph comforteth his brethren, him, and shot at him, and hated him : who crated his pardon. 22 His age. 23 He 04 But his bow abode in strength,

seeth the third generation of his sons.

He prophesieth unto his brethren of their reand the arms of his hands were made

25 He taketh un oath of then for his strong by the hands of the mighty God bones. 26 He dieth, and is chested. of Jacob; (from thence is the shep- AndJoseph fell upon his father's face, herd, the stone of Israel:)

and wept upon him, and kissed him. 95 Even by the God of thy father, 2 And Joseph commanded bis serwho shall help thee; and by the Al- | vants the physicians to embalm his famighty, who shall bless thee with ther: and the physicians embalmed blessings of heaven above, blessings Israel.



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