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tions, and gave him "favour and wisdom in the sight of Pharaoh king of Egypt; and he made him "governor over Egypt and all his house.

11 Now there came a dearth over all the land of Egypt and Chanaan, and great affliction : and our fathers found no sustenance.

12 But when Jacob heard that there was "corn in Egypt, he sent out our fathers first.

13 And at the second time Joseph was 'made known to his brethren; and Joseph's kindred was made known unto Pharaoh 14 "Then sent Joseph, and called his father

3 adversities. Cr. Gen. xli. 37: The thing was good in the sight of Pharaoh, and in the eyes of all his servants.

8 Gen. xli. 40: Thou shalt be over my house, and according unto thy word shall all my people be ruled : only in the throne will I be greater than thou. do. xlii. 6: Joseph was the governor over the land. Ps. cv.21 : He made him lord of his house, and ruler of all his substance. 1 Mac. ii. 53: Joseph, in the time of his distress, kept the commandment, and was made lord of Egypt.

Gen. xli. 54: And the seven years of dearth began to come, according as Joseph had said: and the dearth was in all lands; but in all the land of Egypt there was bread. Ps. cv. 16: Moreover he called for a famine upon the land: he brake the whole staff of bread.

u Gen. xlii. 1, 2: Now when Jacob saw that there was com in Egypt, Jacob said unto his sons, Why do ye look one upon another? Behold, I have heard that there is corn in Egypt: get you down thither, and buy for us from thence; that we may live, and not die. Gen. xlv. 4, 16: Joseph said unto his brethren, Come near

I pray you. And they came near. And he said, I am Joseph your brother, whom ye sold into Egypt. And the fame thereof was heard in Pharaoh's house, saying, Joseph's brethren

Gen. xlv. 9, 27 : Haste ye, and go up to my father, and say unto him, Thus saith thy son Joseph, God hath made me lord of all Egypt: come down unto me, tarry not. And they told him all the words of Joseph, which he had said unto them: and when he saw the wagons which Joseph bad sent to carry bim, the spirit of Jacob their father revived.

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Jacob to him, and *all his kindred, threescore and fifteen 4 souls.

15 So 'Jacob went down into Egypt, and died, he, and our fathers,

16 And were carried over into Sychem, and laid in the sepulchre that Abraham bought for a sum of money of the sons of Emmor the father of Sychem.

* lwenty-five. Ma. Gen. xlvi. 27: All the souls of the house of Jacob, which came into Egypt, were threescore and ten. Deut. x. 22: Thy fathers went down into Egypt with threescore and ten persons; and now the LORD thy God hath made thee as the stars of heaven for multitude.

Gen. xlvi.5: Jacob rose up from Beersheba: and the sons of Israel carried Jacob their father, and their little ones, and their wives, in the wagons which Pharaoh had sent to carry him.

2 Gen. xlix. 33: 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. Exod. i. 6: And Joseph died, and all his brethren, and all that generation.

a Gen. xxiii. 16: Abraham hearkened unto Ephron; and Abraham weighed unto Ephron the silver, which he had named in the audience of the sons of Heth, four hundred shekels of silver, current money with the merchant. do. xxxiii. 19:[Jacob] bought a parcel of a field, where he had spread his tent, at the hand of the children of Hamor, Shechem's father, for an hundred pieces of money. do. xlvii. 30: I (Jacob) will lie with my fathers, and thou shalt carry me out of Egypt, and bury me in their buryingplace. do. xlix. 29: [Jacob] 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. do. 1. 13: His [Jacob's] 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. Exod. xiii. 19: Moses took the bones of Joseph with him : for he had straitly sworn the children of Israel, saying, God will surely visit you ;


ye shall carry up my bones away hence with you. Joshua, xxiv. 32: The bones of Joseph, which the children of Israel brought up out of Egypt, buried they in Shechem, in a parcel of ground which Jacob bought of the sons of Hamor the father of Shechem for an hundred pieces of silver: and it became the inheritance of the children of Joseph.

17 But when the btime of the promise drew nigh, which God had sworn to Abraham, the people grew and 'multiplied in Egypt,

18 Till another king arose, which knew nots Joseph.

19 The same dealt subtilly with our kindred, and evil entreated our fathers, so that they dcast out their young children, to the end they might not live.7

20 In which time Moses was born, and was exceeding fair, and nourished up in his father's house three months :

21 And when he was cast out, Pharaoh's 5 had not known. Pu. 6 caused their male infants to be exposed. We. ? remain alive. Co. Ma. Cr. Bi. Gen. 8 loved of God. Wi. a proper

child in the sight of God. Ma. acceptable unto God. Cr. Bi. Gen. Rh, fair to God. A. V. divinely beautiful. Pu.

Ver. 6. Gen. xv. 13: He said unto Abram, Know of a surety that thy seed shall be a stranger in a land that is not their's, and shall serve them; and they shall afflict them four hundred years.

• Exod.i.7, 8, 9, 12, 20: The children of Israel were fruitful, and increased abundantly, and multiplied, and waxed exceeding mighty; and the land was filled with them. Now there arose up a new king over Egypt, which knew not Joseph. And he said unto his people, Behold, the people of the children of Israel are more and mightier than we. But the more they afflicted them, the more they multiplied and grew.-The people multiplied, and waxed very mighty. Ps. cv. 24: He increased his people greatly, and made them stronger than their enemies.

• Exod. i. 22: Pharaoh charged all his people, saying, Every son that is born ye shall cast into the river, and every daughter ye

shall save alive. e Exod. ii. 2: The woman conceived, and bare a son: and when she saw him that he was a goodly child, she hid him three months. HEB. xi. 23: By faith Moses, when he was born, was hid three months of his parents, because they saw he was a proper child; and they were not afraid of the king's commandment.

'Exod. ii. 5, 10: And the daughter of Pharaoh came down to wash herself at the river; and her maidens walked along by the river's side; and when she saw the ark among the flags, she

daughter took him up, and nourished him for her own son.

22 And Moses was learned in all the Swisdom of the Egyptians, and was "mighty in words and in deeds. 23 And when he was full forty years

old, it came into his heart to visit his brethren the children of Israel.

24 i And seeing one of them suffer wrong, he defended him, and avenged" him that was oppressed, and smote the Egyptian :

25 For!2 he supposed his brethren would have understood how that God by his hand would deliver them: but they understood not.

26 And the next day he showed himself unto them as they strove, and would have set them at one 13 again, saying, Sirs, ye are *brethren; why do ye wrong one to another?

27 But he that did his neighbour wrong thrust 9 educated. Wh. 10 suffer wrong by one of that country. Wh. livered. Co. 12 Now. A. V. 13 reconciled them unto peace. Rh. sent her maid to fetch it. And the child grew, and she brought him unto Pharaoh's daughter, and he became her son. And she called his name Moses : and she said, Because I drew him out of the water.

& 1 Kings, iv. 30 : And Solomon's wisdom excelled-all the wisdom of Egypt.

h LUKE, xxiv. 19: Concerning Jesus of Nazareth, which was a prophet mighty in deed and word before God and all the people.

iExod. ii. 11, 12: It came to pass in those days, when Moses was grown, that he went out unto his brethren, and looked on their burdens: and he espied an Egyptian smiting an Hebrew, one of his brethren. And-he slew the Egyptian.

* GEN. xiii. 8: Abram said unto Lot, Let there be no strife, I pray thee, between me and thee, and between my herdmen and thy herdmen: for we be brethren. Exod. ii. 13: When he went out the second day, behold, two men of the Hebrews strove together: and he said to him that did the wrong, Wherefore smitest thou thy fellow?

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him away, saying, 'Who made thee a ruler and a judge over us?

28 Wilt thou kill me, as thou diddest the Egyptian yesterday?

29 m Then fled Moses at this saying, and was a stranger in the land of Madian, where he begat two sons.

30 And when forty years were expired, there appeared to him in the wilderness of mount Sina an "angel of the Lord in a flame of fire in a bush.

31 When Moses saw it, he wondered at the sight: and as he drew near to behold 14 it, the voice of the Lord came 15 unto him,

32 Saying, I am the God of thy fathers, the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob. Then Moses trembled, and durst not behold.

33 Then said the Lord to him, "Put off thy shoes from thy feet: for the place where thou standest is holy ground.

14 observe. Pu. 15 the Lord spake. Wh. 1 Luke, xii. 14: And he said unto him, Man, who made me a judge or a divider over you? See on Mat. xxi. 23.

m Exod. ii. 15, 22: Now when Pharaoh heard this thing, he sought to slay Moses. But Moses fled from the face of Pharaoh, and dwelt in the land of Midian: and he sat down by a well. And she [Zipporah) bare him a son, and be called his name Gershom: for he said, I have been a stranger in a strange land. do. iv. 20: And Moses took his wife and his sons, and set them upon an ass, and he returned to the land of Egypt. And Moses took the rod of God in his hand. do. xvüi. 3,4: And her two sons; of which the name of the one was Gershom; for he said, I have been an alien in a strange land: And the name of the other was Eliezer; for the God of my father, said he, was mine help, and delivered me from the sword of Pharaoh.

n Exod. iii. 2, &c: The angel of the LORD appeared unto him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush, &c.

• See on MAT. xxii. 32. po See on 2 Pet. i. 18.

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