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Serch their siller: and the sons of Beriih; Hebcr, and Malchiel.

if These art the sons of Zilpah, whose Laban ijivc to Leal) his <Uugiiitr, and these (he bare unto Jacob, even titan lbuis. ,

'., The ions of Rachel Jacob's~wife; Jaeph, and Benjamin.

n And unto Joseph in the land of tjypt were bom Manaffeh and Ephrait, sa-ch Alenath the daughter of Potftc-jh priest of On bare unto him.

ii And theions of Benjamin inert Belli, and Becher, and Aslibel, Gera, and Naamin, Ehi, and Rosti, Muppim, and Happim, and Ard.

ii These are the sons of Rachel, *rikh •sere born to Jacob: all the soa]i iccrt fourteen. 13 And the sons of Dan j Hufhim. 24, And the sons of Naphtajj; Jahzeel, and Giuu, and Jezer, and Shillem.

s5 These are the sons of Bilhah, which La'Jan gave unto Rachel his daughter, ar.d {he bare these unto Jacob: all the foul; <v:rrt seven.

it AlTtbe souls that came with Jacob iato Egypt, which came out of his loins, beida Jacob's sons' wives, all the souls iztrt threescore and fix; - ■'. ,

»7 Aid the sons of Joseph, which were horn him in Egypt, tuerepno souls: all tftjfculs cf the house of Jacob, which came into Egypt, avert threescore and tta. ' .,,,-,

tS tj And be sent Judah before him unto Joseph, to direct his face unto Goslien; and they came into the land of Goslien. 19 And Joseph made ready his chariot, and went up to meet Israel his father, ro Gofhtn, and presented himself unto him; and he fell on his neck, and wept en his neck a good while.

30 And Israel iaid unto Joseph, Now let me die, since I have seen thy face, because thou art yet alive.

31 And Joseph said unto his brethren, and unto bis father's house, I will go up, and (hew Pharaoh, and fay unto him, My brethren and my father's house, which were in the land of Canaan, are come unto me;

31 And the men art shepherds; for their trade bath been to feed cattle; and they have-brought their flocks, and their herds, and all that they have, • 3) And it {hall come to pass, when

Pharaoh {hall call you, ana {hall fay, •What is your occupation?

34- That ye {hall fay, Thy servants' ftrade hath been about cattle, from our

vouth even until now, both we, and Mo

our fathers: that ye may dwell in the land of Goslien; for every, shepherd 'it an abomination unto the Egyptians.

CHAP. XXVII. 1 Joseph prrj'cnftthf.i'e s/his brethren, 7 and hiifcthtr, befort Pharaoh. 11 Ht gifttti them habitation and maintenance.

THEN Joseph came and told Pharaoh, and said, My father and my brethren, and their flocks,' and their herds, aud all that they have, are come out of the land of Canaan j and, behold, they ar; in the land of Goslien.

x Aud he took some of his brethren, tvtn five men, and presented them unto Pharaoh.

3 And Pharaoh said unto his brethren. What is your occupation) And they said unto Pharaoh, Thy servants are shepherds, both we, oj/Jalso our fathers.

4. They laid moreover unto Pharaoh, For to sojourn in the land are we come; for thy servants have no paltur'e for their flocks; for the famine is fore in the land of.Caoaan: now therefore, we pray thee, let thy servants dwell in the land of Goiben.

5 And Pharaoh spake unto Joseph, saying* Thy father and thy brethren are come unto thee:

6 The land of Egypt is before thee; in the best of the land make thy father and brethren to dwell; in the land of Gofhen let them dwell: aud if thou knowest any men of activity among them, then make them rulers over my cattle.

7 fjAnd Joseph brought in Jacob his father, and set him before Pharaoh: and Jacob blessed Pharaoh.

8 And Pharaoh said unto Jacob, How old art thofc?

9 And Jacob said unto Pharaoh, The days of the years of my pilgrimage are an hundred and thirty years: few and evil have the days of" the years of my 1 i fe been, and have not attained unto the days of the years of the life of my fathers in the days of their pilgrimage.

10 And Jacob blessed Pharaoh, and went out from before Pharaoh.

11 #J And Joseph placed his father and his .brethren, and gave them a possession in the land of Egypt, in the best of the land, in the land of Raniel'cs, as Pharaoh had commanded.

12 And Joseph nourished his father, and his brethren, and all his father's houlhold with bread, according to their families.

13 And there ivas no bread in all the land; foj; the famine ucas very fore, so that the land o£ Egypt and «//the land of

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Joseph's dealing in the famine. GENESIS He vi/tetAhTsjtch father.

raoh should have the fifth fart; excepthe land of the priests only, •which became not Pharaoh's.

27 And Israel dwelt in the land q( Egypt in the country of Gossien; and they had possessions therein, and grew, and multiplied exceedingly.

28 And Jacob lived in the land oi Egypt seventeen years: so the whole age of Jacob was an hundred forty and seven years.

20 And the time drew nigh that Israel must die: and he called his son Joseph, and said unto him, If now I have found grace in thy sight, put, I pray thee, thy hand under my thigh, and deal kindly and truly with me; bury me not, I pray thee, in Egypt:

jo But I will lie with my fathers, and thou (halt_ carry me out of Egypt, and bury me in their buryingplace. And he laid, I will do as thou hast said.

31 And he said, Swearuntome. And he sware unto him. And Israel bowed himself upon the bed's head.

CHAP. XLVIH. , 1 Joseph -viftteth his sick father. 3 Jacob

repeateth the promise; 21 andprophefieth their return.

Canaan fainted by reason of the famine. 14. And Joseph gathered up all the money that was found in the land of Egypt, and in the land of Canaan, for the corn which they bought: and Joseph brought the money into Pharaoh's house.

15 And when money failed in the land of Egypt, and in the land of Canaan, all the Egyptians came unto Joseph,and said, Give us bread: for why should we die in thy presence? for the money faileth.

16 And Joseph said, Give your cattle; and I will give you for your cattle, if money fail.

17 And they brought their cattle unto Joseph: and Joseph gave them bread in exchange for horses, and for the flocks, and for the cattle of the herds, and for the asses: and he fed them with bread for all their cattle for that year.

18 When that year was ended, they came unto him the second year, and said tinto him, We will not hide it from my lord, how that our money is spent; my lord also hath our herds of cattle; there i»/net ought left in the sight of my lord, but our bodies, and our lands 1

19 Wherefore shall we die before thine eyes, both we and our land? buy us and eur land for bread, and we and our land will be servants unto Pharaoh: and give us seed, that we may live, and not die, that the land be not desolate.

ao And Joseph bought all the land of Egypt for Pharaoh; for the Egyptians sold every man his field, because the fanine prevailed over them: so the land became Pharaoh's.

21 And as for the people, he removed them to cities from e»* end of the borders of Egypt even to the other end thereof.

12 Only the land of the priests bought he not i for the priests had a portion mjfigned them of Pharaoh, and did rat their portion which Pharaoh gave them 1

. Wherefore they sold not their lands.

13 Then Joseph laid unto the people, Behold, I have bought you this day, and your land for Pharaoh 1 lo, here it seed for you, and ye (hall sow the land.

24. And it sliall come to pass in the increase, that ye (hall give the fifth tart unto Pharaoh, and four parts (hall be your own, for seed of the field, and for your food, and for them of your housholds, and for food for your little ones.

25 And they said, Thou hast saved our lives: let us find grace in the sight of my lord, and we will be Pharaoh's servants.

26 And Joseph made it a law over the I fend os Egypt uuto this day, that Pha

ANDitcametopassafterthesethings, that one told Joseph, Behold, thy father is sick: and he took with him his two sons, Manasl'eh and Ephraim.

2 And one told Jacob, and said, Behold, thy son Joseph coraeth unto thee: and Israel strengthened himself, and sat upon the bed.

3 fj And Jacob said unto Joseph, God Almighty appeared unto me at Luz in the land of Canaan, and blefled me,

4 And said unto me, Behold, I will make thee •fruitful, and multiply thee, and I will make of thee a multitude of people; and will givethis land to thyseed after thee, for an everlasting possession.

5 And now thy two sons, Ephraim and Manafleh, which were born unto thee in the land of Egypt, before I came unto thee into Egypt, ore mine; as Reuben and Simeon, they (hall be mine.

5 And thy issue, which thou begetteft after them, lhall be thine, and siiall he called after the name of their brethrenin their inheritance.

7 And as for me, when I came from Padan, Rachel died by me in the land of Canaan, in the way, when yet there <wat but a little way to come unto Ephrath: and I buried her there in the way of Ephrath; the fame it Berh-lehero. *• I And Israel beheld Joseph's sons, and said, Who are these?

JacAUefet* Jests),'tsent. Chap

j And Joseph saiduntohisfather,They trc mjhai, whom God hath given rue in this piece: and he said, Bring them, I prarthee, unto me, and I will bless them. 10 Sow the eyes of Israel were dim fe age, fi that he could not Ijut -. and he brought them near unto him; and he tied them, and embraced them.

ii And Israel said unto Joseph, I had n« thought to see thy face: and, lo, God hath (hewed me also thy seed.

uAnd Joseph brought them out from lerween his knees, and he bowed himself with his face to the earth.

13 And Joseph took them both, Ephraim in his right hand toward Israel's left band, and Manasseh in his left hand toward Israel's right hand, and brought them near unto him.

14. And Israel stretched out his right band, and laid it upon Ephraim's head, who vats the younger, and his left hand upon ManatfelTs head: guiding his hindi wittingly j for ManaiTeh •wot the firstborn.

15 And he blessed Joseph, and said, God before whom my father's Abraham axi Iliac did walk, the God which fed me ail ray life long unto this day,

>< The Angel which redeemed me foffl all evil, bless the lads; and let my aazne be named on them, and the name e/ay fathers Abraham and Isaac; and let them grow into a multitude in the raidst of the earth.

1; And when Joseph saw that his father laid his right hand upon the head of Ephraim, it displeased him: and he held up his father's hand to remove it from Ephraim's bead unto Manasseh's bead. i( And Joseph said unto his father, Sot so, my father: for this is the firstborn; put thy right hand upon his head. 19 And his father refused, and said, I know it, my son, I know it: he also dull become a people, and he also mall he great.- but truly his younger brother tell be greater than he, and his feed IhaU become a multitude of nations. 10 And he blessed them that day, faying. In thee stall Israel bless, saying, God make thee as Ephraim, and as Manasseh: and he.set Ephraim before Manasieh.

r\ «J And Israel laid unto Joseph, Befeold, I die: but God stall be with you, and bring you again unto the land of ycjr fathers.

« Moreover I have given to thee «k portion above thy brethren, which, I took out of the hand of the Amorite, with ray sword and with my bow.

xliXj He blejstth hit tivnfint.

CHAP. XLIX.

1 Jacob callith hit font to blest them. iThtir blejpng in particular. 19 His charge conet ruing Ait burial. 33 Hit death;

AND Jacob called unto his sons, and said, Gather yourselves together, that I may tell you that which stall be. sal you in the last days.

a Gather yourselves together, and hear ye sons of Jacob; and hearken unto Israel your father.

3 «J Reuben, thou art my firstborn, my might, and the beginning of my strength, the excellency of dignity, and the excellency of power:

4 Unstable as water, thou stalt not excel, because thou wenteft up to thy father's bed: then defiledst thou it: lie went up to my couch.

5 Simeon and Levi are brethren: instruments of cruelty art in their habitations.

6 O my soul, come not thou into their secret; unto their assembly, mine honour, be not thou united: for in their anger they flew a man, and in their self will they digged down a wall.

7 Curled be their anger, tor it <was fierce; and their wrath, for it was cruel: I will divide them in Jacob, and scatter them in Israel.

8 Judah, thou art he- whom thy brethren (hall praise: thy hand Jhall be in the neck of thine enemies; thy father's children (hall bow down before thee:

9 Judah is.3. lion's whelp: from the prey, my son, thou art gone up: he stooped down, he couched as a lion, and as an old lion; who (hall rouse him up?

10 The sceptre stall not depart from Judah, nor a lawgiver from between his feet, until Shiloh come: and unto him Jhall the gathering of the people be.

_ 11 Binding his sole unto the vine, and his ass's colt unto the choice vine; lie washed his garments in wine, and his clothes in the blood of grapes:

11 His eyes jhall be red with wine, and his teeth white with milk.

13 Zebulun stall dwell at the haven of the sea; and he shall be for an haven of (hips; and his botder/Tiallbe untoZidon.

14 Issachar is a strong ass, couching down between two burdens:

15 And he saw that rest tvas good, and the land that it iuas pleasant; and bowed his stoulder to bear, and became a servant unto tribute.

16 Dan stall judge'his people, as one of the tribes of Israel.

17 Dan stall be a serpent by die way, an adder in the path; that biteth the

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horse heels, so that his rider shall fall backward.

18 I have waited for thy salvation, O Lord.

19 Gad a troop (hall overcome him: •but he (hall'overcome at the last.

20 Out of A(her his bread/W/ be fat, .and he (hall yield royal dainties.

a 1 Naphtali is a hind let loose: he giveth goodly words.

22 Joseph is a fruitful bough, even a ■fruitful bough by a well; whose branches run over the wall:

23 The archers have sorely grieved him, and (hot at him, and hated him:

24 But his bow abode in strength, and the arms of his hands were made strong by ^he 'hands of the mighty God of Jacob; (from thence is the (hepherd, the ftone of Israel:)

25 Even by the God of thy father, who (hall help thee, and by the Almighty, who (hall bless thee with blessings of heaven above, blessings of the deep that lieth under, blessings of the breasts, and

• of the womb:

26 The blessings of thy father have prevailed above the blessings of thy progenitors, unto the utmost bound of the everlasting hills: they lhall be on the head of Joseph, and on the crown of the head of him that was separate from his brethren.

27 Benjamin (hall ravin as a wolf: in the morning he (hall devour the prey, and at night he (hall divide the spoil.

28 All these are the twelve tribes of Israel •. and this is it that their fathers spake unto them, and blessed them; every one according to his blessing he blessed them.

29 ff And he charged them, and said unto them, I am to be gathered unto my people: bury me with my fathers, in the cave that is in the field of Ephron the Hittite.

30 In the cave that is in the.field of Machpelah, which is before Mamre, in the land of Canaan, which Abraham bought with the field of Ephron the Hit

. tite, for a possession of a buryingplace.

31 There they buried Abraham and Sarah his wife; there they buried Isaac and Rebekah His wife; and there I buried Leah, m

32 The purchase of the field and of the cave that is therein, <was from the children of Heth.

33 ess And when Jacob had made an end of commanding his sons, he gathered up his feet into the bed, and yielded up the ghost, and was gathered unto his people.

GENESIS. 'The mourning for Jacob.

CHAP. L.

1 The mourning/or Jacob. 7 The funeral. 1+ Joseph prophesieth to his brethren of their return. 26 His death.

AND Joseph fell uponhis father's face, and wept upon him.and kissed him.

2 And Joseph commanded his servants the, phylicians to embalm his father: and the physicians embalmed Israel.

3 Ana forty days were fulfilled for him; for so are fulfilled the days of those which are embalmed: and the Egyptians mourned for him threescore and ten days.

4 And when the days of his mourning were past, Joseph spake unto the houle of Pharaoh, saying, If now I have found grace in your eyes, speak, I pray you, in the ears of Pharaoh, saying,

5 My father made me swear, saying, Lo, I die: in my grave which I have digged for me in the land of Canaan, there (halt thou bury me. Now therefore let me go up, I pray thee, and bury my father, and I will come again.

6 And Pharaoh said, Go up, and bury thy father, according as he made thee swear.

7 ^ And Joseph went up to bury his father: and with him went up all the servants of Pharaoh, the elders of his house, and all the elders of the land of Egypt,

i And all the house of Joseph, and liis brethren, and his father's house: only their little ones, and their stocks, and their herds, they left in the land of Goihen.

9 And there went up with him both chariots and horsemen: and it was a very great company.

10 And they came to the thresliingfloor of Atad, which is beyond Jordan, and there they mourned with a great and very sore lamentation: and he made a mourning for his father seven days.

11 And when the inhabitants of the land, the Canaanites, law the mourning in the floor of Atad, they said, This is a grievous mourning to the Egyptians: wherefore the name of it was called Abel-mizraim, which is beyond Jordan.

12 And his sons did unto him according as he commanded them:

13 For his sons carried him into the land of Canaan, and buried him in the cave of the field of Machpelah, which Abraham bought with the field, for a possession of a 'buryingplace of Ephron the Hittite, before Mamre.

14 And Joseph returned into Egypt,

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15 And when Joseph's brethren saw that fieir father was dead, they said, Joseph will peradvenfure hate us, and will csruinlv requite us all the evil wixh we did unto him.

16 And they sent a messenger unto Jt'Æph, faying, Thy father did command before he died, saying,

17 So shall ye fay unto Joseph, Forgwe, I pray thee, now, the trespass of thy brethren, and their fin; for they did onto thee evil: and now, we pray atee, forgive the trespass of the servants of the God of thy father. And Joseph *ept when they spake unto him.

1? And his brethren also went and fc3 down before his face: and they said, Behold, we be thy servants.

19 And Joseph said unto them, Fear not: for em I in the place of God?

10 But as for you, ye thought evil against me; but God meant it unto good, to bring to pass, as it is this day, to /ave much people alive.

*i Now therefore fear ye not: I will nourish you and your littles ones. And he comforted them, and spake kindly unto them.

ax And Joseph dwelt in Egypt, lie. and his father's house: and Joseph lived an hundred and ten years.

23 And Joseph sawEphraim's cliildren of the third generation: the children also of Machir, the son of Manusseh, were brought up upon Joseph's knees.

»+ fl And Joseph laid unto his brethren, I die: and God will surely visit you, and bring you out of this land, unto the land which he ("ware to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.

15 And Joseph took an oath of the children oflsrael, saying, God will surely visit you, and ye shall carry up my bones from hence.

x6 fl So Joseph died, being an hundred and ten years old: and they embalm*! him, and h« was put in a coffin in Egypt.

The Second Book of MO
CHAP. r.

1 fie dddren es Israel multiply. % They ere tffrrjsed by a new ting, ij The œJsurvesJave the. males awe.

NO W these are the names of the children of Israel, which came into Egypt; every man and his tiouihold came with Jacob. 1 Rniben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah,

3 Machar, Zcbulun, and Benjamin,

4 Dan, and Naphtali, Gad, and Aslier.

5 And all the souls that came out of the loins of Jacob were seventy fouls: for Joseph was in Egypt already.

6 And Joseph died, and all his brethren, and all that generation.

7 And the children of Israel were fruitful, and increased abundantly, and multiplied, and waxed exceeding mighty; and the land was filled with them.

t ^J Now there arose up a new king over Egypt, which knew not Joseph.

9 And he said unto his people, Behold, the people of the children oflsrael are more and mightier tlian we:

10 Come on, let us deal wisely with them; left they multiply, and it come to pass, that when there falleth out any war, they join also unto our enemies, and fight against us, and/o get them up oat at the land.

n Tiierefwre they did set over them tnlVnuiters, to afflict them with their burdens. And they built for Pharaoh treasure cities, Pithom and Raairucs.

SES, called EXODUS.

is But the more they afflicted them, the more they multiplied and grew. And they were grieved because of the children of Israel.

13 And the Egyptians made the cliildren of Israel to serve with rigour;

14. And they made their lives bitter with hard bondage, in morter, and in brick, and in all manner of service in the field: all their service, wherein they made them serve, luas with rigour.

15 fl And the king of Egypt spake to the Hebrew midwives, of which the name of the one iuas Shiphrah, and the name of the other Puah:

16 And he said, When ye do the office of a midwife to the Hebrew women, and see them upon the stools j if it be a son, then ye snail kill him: but if it be a daughter, then she shall live.

17 But the midwives feared God, and did not as the king of Egypt commanded them, but saved the men children alive.

18 And the king of Egypt called for the midwives, and said unto them, Why have ye done this thing, and have saved the men children alive?

»9 And the midwives said unto Pharaoh, Because the Hebrew women are not as the Egyptian women: for they are lively, and are delivered ere the midwives come in unto them.

xo Therefore God dealt well with the midwives: and the people iuulii[ilitJ, and waxed very mighty.

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