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colis drethuren. Lians and the house of Pharaoh beard. Say unto thy brethren, This do ye;

3 Aud Josepa said unto his brethren, lade your beasis, and go, get you unto I am Joseph; doth ny further yet live? the land of Canaan; And his brethren could not moewer is And take your father, and your hin; for they were troubled at his households, curd come unto me: and I presence.

will give you we good of the land of 4 And Joseplı said unto his brethren, Egypt, and ye shall eal the fat of the Corne near to me, I pray you : and land. they come pear. And he said, I am 19 Now thou art commanded, this Joseph your brother, whom ye soll do ge; take you waggons out of the ruto Egypt.

land of Egypt for your little ones, and 6 Now therefore be not grieved, nor for your wires, and bring your father, angry with yourselves that ye sold me and come. hitler; for God did send me before 20 Also regard not your stuff: for tbc you to prcscrve life.

good of all the land of Egyptis yours. 6 For these two ycars hath the sam. 21 | And the children of Ismei did ine been in the land : and yet there are so: and Joseph gave them waggons, live years, in the which there shall nei-acco

ccording to the commandment of tler be earing nor harvest

Pharaoh, and gave them provision for ? und God sent ine before you, to the way. preserve you a posterity in the earth, 22 To all of them he gave each mar. and to save your lives by a great de- changes of raiment; but to Benjamin liverance.

he gave three hundred pieces of silver, 8 So now, it 100s not you thot sent and five changes of raiment. me lillier, but God: and be liath made 23 And to luis father he sent after this mne a lather to Plaraoh, and lord of all manner; ton isses laden with the bis house, and a ruler throughout all gouiltbings of Egypt and ten ehe-asgea wie land of Egypt.

laden with corn and bread and meat 9 Haste ye, and go up to my father, for liis father by the way. and sny vato liin, 'I hug saith why son 24 So he sent his brethren away, and Joseph, God hath made me lord of all they departed: and be said unto them, Egypt; come down unlo me, tarry not: See that ye fall not out by the way.

10 And thou shalt dwell in the land 25 9 And they went up outof Egypt, cf Goshen, and thou shalt be near unto and came into the land of Canaan unto me, thou, and thy children, and thy Jacob their father, children's children, and diy flocks, 26 And told hiin, saying, Joseph is and thy herds, and all that thou hast:yet alive, and he is governor over all

Il And there will I nourish thee, the land of Egypt. And Jacob's heart (sor yethere arefive ycars of famine, tainted, for be believed then not. lest tou, and thy household, and all 27 And they told him all the words Llint thiou liast, come to poverty.

of Josephi, wbich he had said unto 12 And, behold, your eyes sce, and tbem: and when be saw the waggone, the eyes of my brother Benjainin, that which Joseph had gent to carry him, il is niy mouth that speaketh unto you. the spirit of Jacob their sucher revived.

13 And ye shall tell my father of all 28 And Israel said, Il is enougla; Jomy glory in Egypt, and of all that ye seph my son is yet alive: I will go and bave seen: and ye shall haste, and see hivi before I die. bring dowo iny father hitber.

CHAP. XLVI. jamin's neck, and wept; and Benja- all cliat be hadand came to Beerinin wept upon his aeck.

sheba, and offered sacrifices unto the 15 Moreover, he kissed all his breth God of his father Isaac. red, and wept upon them: and after 2 And God spake unto Israel in the tlat his brethren talked with himn. visions of the night, and said, Jacob,

16 | And the same tliereof was heard Jacobi And he said, Here am I. in Pharaoli's house, saying, Joseph's 3 And he said, I am God, the God of brethren are come: and it pleased this father: fear not to go down intu Pharaoh well, and his servants. Egypt; for I will there make of the 17 And Pharaoh said onto Josepb, la great nation.

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Jucob and his family CHAP. XLVI.

go into Egypu. 4 I will go down with thee into raim, which Asenath, the daughter Egypt: and I will also surely bring of Poti-pherah priest of On, bare unto thee up again: and Joseph shall put him. his land upon thine eyes.

21 | And the song of Benjamin were 6 | And Jacob rose up from Leer. Belalı, and Becher, and Ashbel, Gera, sheba ; and the sons of Israel carried and Naiman, Eli, and Rosh, Muppim, Jacob their father, and their little and Huppiin, and Ard. ones, and dieir wives, in the wagyons 22 These ure the song of Rachel, wbich Pharaoh had sent to carry himn. wbich were born to Jacob: all the

6 And they took their cattle, and souls were lourteen. their goods, which they had golten in 2:3 17 And the song of Dan; Husbin. the kind of Canaan, and came into 2-1 1 And the sons of Naphtali; Jali Egypt, Jacob, and all his seed with zcel, and Guni, and Jezer, and Shillinn:

leni. 7 His sons, and his sons' sons with 25 These are the sons of Billah, liim, bis daughters, and bis sons' which Laban gave unto Rachel his daughters, and all his seed, brought he daughter; and she bare these unto with bim into Egypt.

Jacob: all the souls were seven. 8 T And lbese are the names of wic 26 All the souls that came with Jacob children of Israel, which came into ito Egypt, which came out of his Egypt, Jacob and his sons: Reuben, loins, vesides Jacob's sons' wives, all Jacob's first bon.

the souls tuere threescore and six. 9 And the song of Reuben: Hanoch, 27 And the sons of Joseph, which and Pallu, and Hezron, and Carmi. were born himn in Egypt, were two

10 ! And the song or Simeon: Jeui-souls: all the souls of the bouse of nel, and Jamin, and Ohad, and Jachin, Jacob, wbich came into Egypt, ucre and Zolar, and Shaul, the son of a threescore and ten. Canaanitish woman.

28 1 and he sent Judah before him il | And the song of Levi; Gershon, unto Joseph, to direct his face unto Kolath, and Merari.

Goshen; and they came into the land 12 | And the sons of Judah: Er, and of Goshen. Onan, and Shelali, and Pharez, aud| 29 And Joseph made ready his Warah: but Er and Onan died in the chariot, and went up to meet Israel land of Canaan. And the sons of Pha- his father, to Goshen, and presented rcm were llezron and Hainul. himsell unto him; and he fell on bis

13 | And the sons of Issachar; Tola, neck, and wept on his neck a good and Phuynh, and Job, and Shiron, while.

14 1 And the sons of Zebulun; Sered, 20 And Israel said unto Joseph, Now and Elon, and Jahlcel

let me die, since I have seen thy face, 15 These be the sons of Leah, which because thou art yet alive. she bare unto Jacob in Padan-aram, 31 And Joseph said unto his brethren, wilb his daughter Dinah: all the sous and unto his father's house, I will go of his song and his daughters were up, and show Pharaoh, and say unto thurty and three.

him, My brethren, and my fatier's 16 17 And the sons of Gad; Ziphion, house, which were in the land of Caand Haggi, Shuni, and Ezbon, Eri, and naan, are coine unto me: Arodi, and Areli.

32 And the men are shepherds, for 17 || And the sons of Asher; Jimnah, their trade hath been to seed cattle; and Ishun, and Isui, and Berial, and and they have brouglit their focks, Serah their sister. Add the sons of and their herds, and all that they Beriah; Heber, and Malchiel.

have. 18 These are the sons of Zilpal, 33 And it shall come to pass, when whom Laban gave to Len, bis daugh- Pharaoh shall call you, and shall say, ter; and these she bare unto Jacob, What is your occupation? even sixteen souls.

34 That ye shall say, Thy servants' 19 TT The sons of Rachel, Jacob's trade hath been about cattle from our wife; Joscpli, and Benjamin. youth even until now, both we and

20 And unto Joseph, in the land or also our fathers: that ye may dwell in Egypt, were born Manasseli and Eph- the land of Goshen; for every sheep

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GENESIS. brethren before Pharaoh. herd is an abomination unto the Egyp-4 13 1 And there was no bread in all tiane.

the land; for the famine tvas Tery CHAP. XLVII.

sorc, so that the land of Egypt, and all THEN Joseph came and told Plia- the land of Canaan, sainted by reason

raoh, and said, My father, and of the famine. my brethren, and their focks, and 14 And Joseph gathered up all the ticir herds, and althat they hare, are money that was found in the land or come out of the land of Canaan; and, Egypt., and in the land of Canaan, for hehold, they are in the land of Gu the corn which they bought: and Joshen.

sepu brought the money into Pharaoh's 2 And he took some of his brethren, louse. cven five men, and presented thein 15 And when money failed in the unto Pharaoh.

land of Egypt, and the land of Ca. 3 And Pharaob said unto his broth. naan, all the Egyptians caine unto Jo. ren, What is your occupation? And seph, and said, Give us bread: for why they said unto Pharaoli, Tliy servants should we die iu thy presence? for the art sheplıerds, boll we, and also our money faileth, rathery.

16 And Joseph said, Give your cattle: They said moreover unto Pharaoli, and I will give you for your cattle, il For to sojourn in the land are we money fail. come: for tly servants lave no pas- 17 And t:ey brought their cattle unto fure for their flocks; for the limine is Joseph: and Joseph gave tiem brend sore in the land of Canaan: now there in exchange for horses, and for the fore, we pray thee, let thy servants llocks, and for the cattle of the herds, dsrell in the land of Goshen.

and for the asses; and he led them 5 And Pharaoh spake unto Joseph, with bread for all their cattle, for Wat taying, Thy father and thy brrdiren year. are conie unto thee:

19 When that year was ended, they 6 The land of Egypt is before thice: came unto him the second year, and in the best of the land make thy father said unto him, We will not bide it and brellareni to dwell; in die land of from my lord, how that our money is Goslico let theio dwell: and is thou spent; my losd also hath our herds of knowest any men of activity among catwe: there is not aught lelt in the thein, thien make thie:n rulers over my sight of iny lord, but our hodies and cattle. 7 And Joseplı brought in Jacob his 19 Wherefore shall we die berore father, and set him before Pharaoh: Line eyes, both we and our land ? buy and Jacob blessed Pharaoh.

ug and our land for bread, and we and 8 And Pbaraoli said untoJacob, How our land will be servants unlo Pbaold art thou?

rach: and give us seed, that we may 9 And Jacob said unto Pharaoh, The live, and not die, that the land be not days of the years of my pilgrinage desolate. are an bundred and thirty years: few 20 And Jogeph bouglit all the land or and cvil have the days of the years of Egypt for Pharaoh ; for the Egyptians my life been, and have not attained sold every man his field, because the unto the days of the years of the life lamine prevailed over them: so tbo cf my lathers, in the days of their pil. land became Pharaoh's. grimage.

21 And as for the people, he re 10 And Jacob blessed Pharaoli, and moved them to cities from one end of went out from before Pharaoh. the borders of Egypt, even to the other

11 T And Joseph placed his father end tberco!
and his brethren, and gave them a 22 Only the land of the priests bought
possession in the land of Egypt, in the he not; for the priests liad a portion
best of tbe land, in the land of Rame- assigned them of Pharaoh, and did eat
ses, as Pharaoh had commanded. their portion wbich Pharaob gave

12 And Joseph nourished his father, then; wherefore they sold not theu
aud his brethren, and all his father's lands.
household, with bread, according to 23 1 Then Joseph said unto the peo
thcir families.

ple. Behold, I have bought you this.

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Joseph's sons. day, and your land, for Pharaob: 10, seed alter thee, for an everlasting poshere is seed for you, and ye sball gow session. the land.

5 And now, thy two sons, Epliraim 24 And it shall come to pass, in the and Manasseh, which were born unto increase, that ye shall give the fifth thee in the land of Egypt, before I part unto Pharaoh; and four parts caine unto thee into Egypt, are mine: shall be your own, for sced of the as Reuben and Simeon, they shall be field, and for your lood, and for them mire. of your households, and for food for 6 And thy issue, which thou begettest your little ones.

after them shall be thine, and shail be 25 And they said, Thou hast saved called after the name of their brethren our lives : let us find grace in the sight in their inheritance. of my lord, and we will be Pbaraul's 7 And as for me, when I came from Hervants

Padan, Rachel died by ine in the land 26 And Joseplı made it a law over of Canaan, in the way, wlien yet there the land of Egypt unto Wis day, that was but a little way to come unto Pharaoh should have the fifth part ; Ephrath; and I buried her there in except the land of the priests only, we way of Ephratb: the same is Beuwhich became not Pharaoli's.

lehem. 27 || And Israel dwelt in the land of 8.1 And Israel beheld Joseph's sons, Egipt, in the country of Goshen; and and said, Who are these? cleybad possessions therein, and grew, 9 and Joseph said unto his fatber, and multiplied exceedingly.

They are my sons, whom God hati 28 And Jacob lived in the land of given me in this place. And he said, Egypt seventeen years: sollie wliole Bring them, I pray thee, unto me, and age or Jacob was a hundred forty and I will bless tiem. seven years.

10 (Now the eyes of Israel were dim 29 And the tine drew nigh that 1s. for age, so that lie could not see.) And rael must die: and he called his son lie brought them near unto hiin; and Joseph, and said unto him, If now I lic kissed them, and embraced them. have found grace in thy sight, put, 11 11 And Israel said unto Joseph, I had pray thee, thy hand under my thigh, not thought to see thy face; and, lo, and deal kindly and truly with me; God hath showed me also thy seed bury me not, I pray thee, in Egypt: 12 And Joseph bronght then out

30 But I will lie with my fathers; and from between bis knees, and he low thou shalt carry me out of Egypt, and ed himsell with his face to the tardi. bury ine in their burying place: and he 13 And Joseph took them both, Ephhe said, I will do as thou hast said. raim in his riglit hand toward Israel's

31 And he said, Sivear unto me. And left losund, and Manasseb in bis left he givare (mto lin. And Israel bow-hand, toward lorael's right hand, and ed Linsell upon the bed's head. brought them near unto bin. CHLAP. XLVIII.

14 And Israel stretched out his right ANI

ND it came to pass, alter these land, and laid it upon Ephraim's

things, that one told Joseph, Be-lhead, who was the younger, and bis hold, thy lather is sick: and lie took lelt land upon Manasseh's bead, guidwith him his two sons, Manassed and sing his hands wittingly; for Nlanasseh Ephrain.

Luas the first-born. 2 And one told Jacob, and said, Be- 16 And he blessed Joseph, and said, holil, thy sou Joseph comeil unto God, before wliom my fathers Abm. chee : and Israel strengthened himself, ham and Isaac did walk, the God and ant upon the bed.

which fed me all any life long unto 3 | And Jacob sitid unto Joseph, God this day, Almigtity appeared unto me at Luz, 16 The angel which redeemed me in the land of Canaan, and blessed from all evil, bless the lads; and let joe,

my name be nained on them, and the 4 And said unto me, Bebold, I will name of my fathers Abraham and nuke thee instful, and multiply thee, Isaac; and let them grow into a milland I will make of thee a pultitude of titude in the midst of the earth. people; and will give this land to thy| 17 And when Joseph saw that his fa:


Jacob's prophecy


concerning his sorus. ther laid his right hand upon the head brethren shall praise; thy band sha!! of Ephraim, it displeased hip: and be in the neck of thine enemies: thy he held up his father's hand, to remove father's children shall bown down beit from Ephraim's head unto Manas- fore ibee. beh's head.

9 Judab is a lion's whelp; from the 18 And Joseph said unto his father, prey, my son, thou art gone up: lie Not so, my father: for this is the first stooped down, he couched as a lion, born; put uby right hand upon his and as an old lion; who shall rous: head.

him up? 19 And bis father refused, and said, 1 10 The sceptre shall not depart from know it, my son, I «now it: he also Judah, nor a law-giver from between shall become a people, and he also bis feet, until Shiloh come; and unto shall be great; but truly bis younger bim shall.llie gathering of the people brother shall be greater than be, iind be. his seed shall become a multitude of 11 Binding his soal unto the vice, hatione.

and his ass's colt unto the choice vine; 20 And he blessed them that day, say. The washed his garments in wine, and ing, In thee eliall Israel bless, saying, his clothes in the blood of grapes: God make thee as Ephraim, and as 12 His eyes shall be red with wine, Manaveli: and be set Ephraim before and his teeth white with inílk. Manasseh.

13 Lebulus eball dwell at the ha21 And Israel said unto Joseph, Be- ven of the sea; and he shall be for a hold, I die; But God shall be with haven of ships; and bis border shall be you, and bring you again unto the unto Zidon. land of your fathers.

14 | Issacharis a strong 189,couching 22 Moreover I have given to thee down betiveen two burdens: one portion above thy brethren, wliich| 15 And lie saw that rest was good, I took out of the land of the Amorite and the land that it was pleasant; with my ssvord and with my bow. and bowed his shoulder to bear, and

became a servant unto tribute. CHAP. XLIX.

16 1 Dan shall judye his people, as ND Jacob called unto his sons, one of the tribes of Israel. A , be by the gether, that I may tell you that which way, an arlder in die pathi

, that biteth shall befall you in the last days. the horse-heels, so that his rider shall

2 Gather youreelves together, and fall backward.
hear, ye soos of Jacob; and learken 18 I bave waited for thy salvation, O
unin Israel your lutlier.

3 1 Reubeo, thou art my first-born, 19 1 Gad, a troop sirall overcome
my might, and the beginning of my him; but be shall overcome at the
strength, the excellencyor dignity, and list.
the excellency of power:

20 Out of Asher his bread shall be 4 Unstable as water, thou shalt not fat, and he shall yield royal daiuties. excel; because thou wentest up to tlry 21 9 Naphtali is a hind let loose: be father's bed; then defiledst thou il: giveth goodly worde. he went up to my couch.

22 | Joseph is a fruitful bough, even 5 | Simeon and Levi are bretbren; a fruitful bough by a well, those instrumeots of cruelly are in their branches run over the wall. liabitations.

23 The archers have sorely grieved 6 O my soul, come not thou into their him, and shot at him, and haled hin: secret; unto their assembly, inine ho- 24 But his bow abode in strength, nour, be not thou united; for in their and the arms of his liands were made anger theyslew a man, and in their sell strong by the bands of the mighty Gud will they digged down a wall. of Jacob: (froin thence is the Sliep7 Cursed be their anger, for it was uerd, the Stone of Israei:) fierce; and their wrath, for it was 25 Even by the God of thy father, cruel : I will divide tben in Jacob, who shul hielp thee; and by the Aland scatter them in Israel.

mighty, who shall bless thee with 8 1 Judalı, thou art ne wlion thy blessings of beaven above, blessings

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