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daughter, sister of Nebajoth. -
Dukes of Edom.
CHAP. XXXVII. off. hated of his Brethren. NI) Jacqb dwelt in the land wherein his father was a stran go, in the land of Canaan. 2.These are, the generations of Jacob. . Joseph being seventeen years, old, was feeding the flock with his brethren, and the lad was with the sons of Bilhah, and with the sons of Zilpah, his father's wives; and Joseph brought unto his father their evil report. Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children, because he to as the sqn of his old age: and he, made him a coat of many Colours. 4.And when his brethren saw that their father loved him more than all, his brethren, they hated him, and could not speak peace*}} unto him. 5.T.And Joseph dreamed a dream and he told it his brethren: an they hated him#. the more. 6 And he said unto them, Hear, I pray you, this dream which I have dreamed: 7 For behold, we were binding sheayes in the field, and lo, my sheafarose, and also stood upright; and beloiá, your sheave stood round about, and made obeisance "Kiirunnamunal nd his brethren said unto him Shalt thqu indeed reign over us? or shalt th9u indeed have dominion over us? And, they hated him yet the more for his dreams and for his
2 is And his brethren, went to feed their father's flookin Shechem. 13 And Israel said unto Joseph Do not thy brethren feed the floc in Shechem? Come, and I will send the into them." And he ji". im, Here am I. 14 And he said to him, Go, I pray thee, see whether it be well with thy brethren, and well with the flocks; and bring me word again. So he sent him out of the
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vale of Hebron, and he came to Shechem. .15 is And a certain man found him, and behold, he was Mooi in the field. and, the man, askg him, *..."; What seekest thou ? 16 And, he said, I seek my brethren; tell me, I pray thee, where they r flocks. 7 A the man said, They are departed hence: for I heard them say, us go to Dothan. And Joseph went after his brethren, and found them in an. 18 d when they saw him afar off, even before he came near unto them, they conspired against him to slay him. 19 And they said one to another, Behold this dreamer cometh. Come now therefore, and let us slay him, and cast him into some !. and, we will say, Some evil ast hath devoured him; and we shall see what will become of his
dreams. 21 And Reuben heard it, and he delivered him out of their hands; and said, Let us not kill him. And Reuben said unto them, Shed no blood, but cast him into this pit that is in the wilderness, and say no hand upon him; that he
30 And he returned unto his rethren, and said, The child is not and I, whither shall I go? 31, And they took Joseph's coat and killed a kid of the goats, and diggo the coat in the blood. And they sent the coat of many colours, and they brought it to their father; and said, This have we found: know now whether it be thy,son's coat or no. . 33 And he knew it, and said, It is my son's coat; an evil beast ath devoured him : . Joseph is without doubt rent in pieces. And Jacob rent his clothes, and put sackcloth upon his loins, and mourned for his son many
And all his sons and all his daughters rose up to comfort him; but he refused to be.comforted; and he said, For I will go down into the grave unto my son mourning. Thus his father wept for
him. 36 And the Midianites sold him
into Egypt unto Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh's, and captain of the guard.
Posterity of Judah. ND it came to pass at that time, that Judah went down from
his brethren, and turned in to a certain Adullamite, whose name was Hirah. 2 And Judah saw there a daughter of a certain Canaanite, whose name was Shuah; and he took her, and went in unto her. nd she conceived, and bare a son; and he called his name Er. 4 And she conceived again; and bare a son; and she tailed "his name Onan. 5. And she yet again conceived and bare a son; and called his name Šhelah and he was at Chezib, when she bare him.
brethren, What profit is it if we slay our brother, and conceal his blood?
27 Come, and let us, sell him to the Ishmaelites, and let not our mand be upon him; for he is qur brother, and our flesh; and his brethren were content. 28 Then there passed by Midianites, merchant-men; and they drew and lifted up Joseph out of the pit, and sold Joseph to the Ishmaelites for twenty pieces of silver: and *g brought Joseph into Egypt. 1s And Reuben returned unto the pit; and behold, Joseph was
.6 And Judah took a wife for Er his first-born, whose name was
annar. 7 And, Er, Judah's first-born, was wicked in the sight of the LQRP; and the LoRp slew him. 8 And Judah said unto. Onan, Go in unto thy brother's wife, and marry her, and raise up seed to thy brother. And Onan knew that the seed should not be his ; and it came to ass, when he went in unto his rother's wife, that he spilled it on the ground, lest that he should give seed to his brother. i . the thing which he did displeased the float: wherefore
not in the pit; and he rent his clothes.
he slew him also. 39
Wite. 15 When Judah saw her, he thought her to be a harlot; because e had covered her face. And he turned unto her by the way, and said, Go to, I pray thee, let me come in unto thee; (for he knew not that she was his daughterin-law:) and she said, What wilt thou give me, that thou mayest come in unto me 17And he said, I will send thee a kid from the flock: and she said Wilt thou, give me a pledge, tiii thou send it? . 18. And he said, What pledge shall I give thee? and she said, Thy signet, and thy braçelets, and thy staff that is in thy hand; and he gave it her, and came, in unto her, and she conceived by him. ið And she arose and went away and laid by her vail from her, and ut on the garments of her widow
mood. 20 And Judah sent the kid by the hand of his friend the Adullamite, to receive his pledge from the woman's hand: e found her
d it was told Tamar, say- staff
26 And Judah acknowledged them, and said, She hath been more righteous than I; because that I gave her not to Shelah my son: and he knew her again no
more. 27 And it came to so in the time of her travail, that behold, twins were in her womb. 28 And, it, came to pass when she travailed, that the one put out his, hand; and the midwife took and bound upon his hand a scarlet thread, saying, This came outfirst. nd it, came to o as he firew back his hand, that behold, is brother came out; and she said, How hast thou broken forth 3 this breach be upon thee: therefore his name was called Pharoz. nd afterward came out his brother that had the scarlet thread upon his hand; and his name was c arah. CHAP. xxxix. Joseph's, Advancement. ND Joseph was brought down to o: and Potiphar; an o of *:::::: of#: guard, an Egyptian, bought him of the hands of the Ishmaelites, §. had brought him down hitner. 2 And the Lord was with Jo. seph, and he was a, prosperous man; and he was in the house of his master the Egyptian. And his master saw that the LoRD was with him, and that the LoRD made all that he did to prosper in his hand. - - - d Joseph found grace in his sight, and he serve m; and ho made him overseer over his house, and ol that he had he put into his an
5 And it came to pass, from the time that he had made him, overseer in his house, and over all that he had, that the Lorp blessed the Egyptian's house, , for Joseph's sake; and the blessing of the IoRI was upon all that he had in the house, and in the field.
6 And he left all that he had in Joseph’s hand; and he knew not aught he had, save the bread which he did eat: and Joseph was a goody person, and well-favoured.
7 of And it came to pass after these things, that his master's wife cast her eyes upon Joseph: and she said, Lie with me.
But he refused, and said unto
his master's wife, #ehold, my master wotteth not what is with me in the house, and he hath committed all that he hath to my hand;..
9. There is none greater, in, this house than I; neither hath he kept back anything from me, § thee,
jū And it came to pass, as she spake to Joseph day by day, that he hearkened not unto her, to lie by her, or to be with her. IT And it came to pass about this time, that #o. into the house to do his business; and there was none of the men of the house there within. - i2 And she caught him by his arment, saying, Lie with me; and e left his #. in her hand, and fled, and got him out. 13 And it came to pass, when she saw that he had left his gar: o: in her hand, and was fled ort Ti"That she called unto the men of her house, and spake unto them, saying, See, he hath brought in a Hebrew unto us to mock.us: he came in unto me to lie with me, and i cried with a loud voice: 15. And it came to pass, when he heard that I listed up iny voice and cried, that he left his garment with me, and fled, and got him out. 16 And she laid up his garment by her, until his lord came home. 17And she spake unto him ac§"; to these words, saying, The Hebrew servant which thou hast brought unto us, came in unto me to mock me: 18 And it came to pass as I lifted up my voice and cried, that he left his garment with me, and fled out. 19 And it came to pass, when his master, heard the words of his wife, which she spake unto him, saying, After this manner did thy servant to me; that his wrath was I 20 And Joseph's master took him, and put him into the prison, a place where the king's prisoners
were bound; and he was there in |h
21 ss But the LORD was with Joseph, and shewed him mercy, and gave him favour in the sight of the keeper of the prison.
22 And the keeper of the prison committed to Joseph’s hand all the prisoners that were in the prison; and whatsoever they did there, he was the doer of it.
he keeper of the prison look
ed not to anything that was under his hand; because the LQRD was with him; and that which he did, the LoRD mole, it toMover.
Pharaoh's Butler and Raker. ND it came to pass after these A things, that the butler of the king of Egypt and his baker had offended their lord the king of
%; And Pharaoh was wroth against two of his officers, against the chief ofiñébuilers, and against the chief of the bakers. - 3.And he put them in ward in the house of the captain of the guard, into the prison, the place where Joseph was bound. nd the captain of the guard charged Joseph with them, and he served them; and they continued a Season in ward. 5.Ts And they dreamed a dream both of them, each man his dream in one night, each man according to the interpretation of his dream; the butler and the baker of the king of Egypt, which were bound in the prison. 6 And Joseph came in unto them in the morning, and looked upon them, and behold, they were sad. 7"Anā he asked faraoh's offi. cers, that, were with him in the ward of his lord's house, saying, Wherefore look ye so sadly to
# And they said unto him, We have dreamed a dream, and there is no o: of it. And Joseph said unto them; Do not interpretations belong to God? Tell me them,