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land of Canaan; how then should ther come down with you, ye shall

we steal out of thy lord's house silver or gold 3 With whomsoever, of thy servants it be found...both let him die, and we also will be my lord's bond-men. - 10 And he said, Now also let it be according unto your words: he with whom it is found shall be my servant; and yeshall be blameless. ii"Then they speedily took

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as I can certainly divine 3 16 And Judah said, What shall

we say unto my lord? what shall

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See o £ace no more. 24 And it came to pass, when

we came up unto thy servant my

father, we told him the words of

my lord. 25,Andour father said, Go again, and buy us a little food. And we said, We cannot go down: if our youngest brother with us, then will we go down; for we may not see the man's face, except our youngest brother be with us. 27 And thy servant my father said unto us, Ye know that my wife bare me two sons: And the Qne, went out from me, and I said, Surely he is torn in pieces; and I saw him not Since: - 29 And if ye take this also from me, and mischief befall him, ye shall bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to the grave. 30 Now therefore when I come

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hold we are, my lord's servants, both we, and he also with whom the cup is found. 17 And he said, God forbid that I should do so; but the man in whose hand the cup is found, he s e my servant; and as for you, get you up in peace unto your

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to the grave. 32 Forthy servant became surety or the lad unto my father, saying

If I bring him not unto thee, shall i. O thee, then

ar the blame to my father for ever. 33. Now therefore, I pray thee, let o: abide instead of the lad a bond-man to my lord; and let the lad go up with his brethren. 34 For how shall I go up to my

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vant: for thou art eyen as Pharaoh. 19 My lord asked his servants,

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We have a father, an old man, an a child of his old age, a little one: and his, brother is d alone is left of his mother, and his father loveth •. 21 And thou saidst unto thy servants, Bring him down unto me, that f may set mine eyes upon

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ne said, I am Joseph your brother, whom ye sold into Egypt. . 5 Now therefore be not grieved, nor angry with yourselves, that ye sold me hither: for God did send me before you to preserve life. 6 For these two years hath the famine been in the land; and, yet there are five years, in the which there shui neither be earing nor harvest. 7 And God sent me before you, to preserve you a posterity in the earth, and to save your lives by a great deliverance. So now, it was not you that sent me hither, but God: and he hath made me a father to Pharaoh, and lord of all his house, and a ruler throughout all the land of

*f; § Haste ye, and ; up to my father, and say unto him, Thus saith thy son Joseph, God hath made me lord of all Égypt; come down unto me, tarry not :

10 And thou shalt dwell in the land of Goshen, and thou shalt be near unto me, thou, and thy children, and thy children's children and thy flocks, and thy herds, an all that thou hast;

there will Inourish thee,

(for yet, there are five years of faming ;) lest, thou, and thy household, and all that thou hast come to poverty.

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hither. 14, And he fell upon, his brother Benjamin's neck, and wept; and Benjamin wept upon his neck. Moreover, brethren, and wept upon them : and after-that his brethren talked with him. 16 is And the fame thereof was heard in Pharaoh's house, saying Joseph's brethren, are come: and it pleased Pharaoh well, and his servants. 17 And Pharaoh said, unto Joseph, Say unto thy brethren, This do ye; lade your beasts, and go, so unto the land of Canaan; 18 And take your father, and your households, and come unto me: and I Yo. you the good of the land of Egypt, and ye shall eat the fat of the land.

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of the land of Egypt for your little ones, and for your wives, and bring your father, and come. 20 Also regard not your stuff: for the good of all is: land of Po *s yours, . 1 And the children of Israel did so: and Joseph gave them wagons, according to the commandment of haraoh, and gave them provision or the way. o all of them, he gave each man changes of raiment: but to Benjamin he gave three hundred pieces of silver, and five changes of raiment. 23 And to his father he sent after this manner; ten asses laden with the good things of §P. and ten she-asses laden with corn and bread and meat for his father by the way. 24 So he sent his brethren away and they departed : and he sail unto them, See that ye fall not out by the way. 25 || And they went up, out of Egypt, and came into the land of Canaan unto Jacob their father, - nd told him, saying, Joseph is yet alive, and he is governor over all, the land of Egypt; And Jacob's heartfainted, for he believed them not. 27, And they told him all the words of Joseph, which he had said unto them; and when he saw the wagons which Joseph had sent to carry, him, the spirit of Jacob their father revived; ... nd Israel said, It is enough: Joseph my son is yet alive: I will go and see him before I die. CHAP. XLVI. Jacob comfortcd at Beer-sheba. ND, Israel took his journey with all that he had, and came to Beer-sheba, and offered sacrifices unto the God of his father

aac. 2 And God spake unto Israel in the visions of the night, and said, Jacob, Jacob! and he said, Here

am I. 3 And he said, I am God, the God of thy father: fear not to go down into Egypt; for I will there make of thee a great nation: . 4 I will go down with thee, into Egypt; and I will also surely brin thee up again: and Joseph sha put his hand upon thine eyes. nd Jacob rose up from Beersheba: and the sons of Israel carrica Jacob their father, and their little ones; and their wives, in the wagons which Pharaoh had sent

carry num. 6 And they took their cattle, and

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their goods which they had gotten 25 These are the sons of Bilhah

in the land of Canaan, and came into Egypt, Jacob, and all his seed with him;

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37 Aid the sons of Joseph which were born him in Egypt, were two souls: all the souls of the house of Egypt,

ten. - d he sent Judah before him unto Joseph, to direct his face nto Goshen; and they came into

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...And Joseph made ready his chariot, and went up to meet Israel |his father to Goshen, and present: |ed himself unto him; and he fell neck, and wept on his neck a good while. .

And Israel said unto Joseph, Now let me die, since I have seen thy face, use thou art yet

alive. 31 And Joseph said unto his brethren, and unto his father's house, I will go up, and shew Pharaoh, and say §. him, My brethren, and my father's house, which were in the land of Canaan, are come unto me: 32 And the men, are shepherds, for their trade hath been to feed cattle; and they have brought their flocks, and their herds, and all that they have.. And it shall come to pass, when Pharaoh shall call you, and § say, What is your occupaon 34 That ye shall say, Thyservants' trade hath been about cattle from our youth even until now, both we also our fathers: that #. niay dwell in the land of Goshen; or every shepherd is an abomination unto #.

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raoh, For to sojourn in the land are we come: for thy servants have no pasture for their flocks, for the famine is sore in the lando now therefore, o thee, let thy servants dwell in the land of Goshen. 5, And Pharaoh o unto Joseph, saying, Thy father and thy brethren are come unto thee; The land of #: is before thee; in the best of the land make thy father and, brethren to dwell ; in the land of Goshen let dwell ; and if thou knowest any men of activity among them, then

haraoh said unto Jacob, How, old art thou.3 9 And Jacob said unto Pharaoh, The days of the years of my pilgrimage are a hundred and thirty years; few and evil have the days of the years of my life been, and have not attained unto the days of the years of the life of my fathers in the days of their o;; 10 And Jacob blessed Pharaoh, and went out from before Pharaoil. 11 T 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 lan of * as Pharaoh had commnantleu. 12 And Joseph nourished his father, and his brethren, and all his father's household, with bread according to their families. 13. T And, there was no bread in all the land; for the famine was very sore, so that the land of #. and all the land of Canaan, faint by reason of the famine. 14 And Joseph gathered up all the money that was found in the land of Pop! and in the land of Canaan, for the corn whi ey bought; and Joseph brought the noney into Pharaoh's house. 15 And when money failed in the land of Egypt, and, in the land of Canaan, # the Egyptians. came unto, Joseph, and said, Give us bread: for why should we die in # resence or the money

alieth. 16 And Joseph said, Giye your cattle; and I will give you for your cattle, if money fail. 17And they brought their cattle unto Joseph : and Joseph gave them bread in exchange for horses, and for the flocks, and for the cat

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and he fed them with bread, for all their cattle, for that year. When that year was ended - m the second year, and said unto him, We will not hide it from my lord, how that our money is spent ; my lord also hath our herds of cattle : there is not aught left in the sight of my lord, but our bodies and our

ands: 19 Wherefore shall we die before thine eyes, both we and our land 4 buy us and our 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. 20 And o bought all the or Pharaoh ; for the Egyptians sold eyery man his field, because the famine prevailed over them : so the land $. Pharaoh's. ' 21 And as for the pepple, he re: moved them to cities from one of the borders of Egypt even to the other end thereof. 22 Only the land of the priests bought he not; for the priests had a portion, assigned them of Pharaoh, and did eat their portion which Pharaoh gave them; wherefore they sold not their lands, 23 Then Joseph said unto the people, Behold, I have bought you this day and your land for Pharaoh: lo, here is, seed for you, and ye shall sow the land. 24 And it shall come to pass in the increase, that ye shall give the fifth part unto Pharaoh, and four parts shall be your own, for seed of the field, and for your food, and for them of your households, and for food for your little ones. nd 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 land of # unto this # that Pharaoh should have the fifth part;, except the land of the É. only, which became not haraoh's. 27 TT And Israel dwelt in the land of # in the country of Goshen; and they had possessions, therein, and grew, of multiplied exceed

1ngly. - # And Jacob lived in the land of Egypt seventeen years.: so the whole age of Jacob was a hundred forty and seven years. 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

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maid, Behold, thy son Joseph cometh unto thee: and Israel strengthen - lf, and sat upon the bed. 3 And Jacob said unto Joseph, God Almi | o: unto ine at Luz in #. and of Canaan, and blessed me, 4.And said unto me, Behold, I will make thee fruitful, and multiply thee, and I will make of the a multitude of people; and will give this land to thy seed after thee, for an everlasting possession. 5. "I And now, thy two sons, Ephraim and Manasseh, which were born unto thee in the land of Egypt, before I came unto thee, into Egypt, are mine :, as Reuben and Simeon, they shall

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12 And Joseph brought them ont rom between his knees, and he o himself with his face to the ea

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

lin. . 14, And Israel stretched out his right hand, and laid it upon Ephraim's head, who was the 9unger, and his left hand upon anasseh’s head, guiding his hands wittingly; for Manasseh was the

rst-toorn. 15 L.And he blessed Joseph, and

toid Jacob, and said, God, before whom my fathers

braham and, Isaac did walk, the God which fed me all my life long unto this day,

16. The Angel which redeemed me from all evil, bless the lads; and let my name to named on them, and the name of my fathers Abra: ham and Isaac : and let them grow into a multitude in the midst of tho

earth. 17. And when Joseph saw that his father laid his . hand upon the head of Fo it displeased him; and he held up his }. hand, to remove it from Ephraim's head unto Manasseh's head. 18 And Joseph said unto his father, Not so, my father: for this is the first-born; put thy right hand upon his head. 19 And his father refused, and said, I know it, my son, I know it: he also shall become a people, and he also shall be great; but truly his younger brother shall, be greater than he, and his seed shall become a multitude of nations. } And he blessed them that day, saying, In thee shall Israel bless, saying, God make thee as Ephraim and as Manasseh; and he set Ephraim before Manasseh. 21 And Israel said unto Joseph, Behold, I die; but shall be with you, and brin you again unto the land of your fathers: 22 Moreover I have given to thee one portion above rethren, which I took out of the hand of the Amorite with my sword and with my bow. CHAP. XLIX. Jacob blesseth his Sons. ND Jacob called unto his sons,

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