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CHAP. XLIV. Joseph's policy to stay his brethren.

was returned in our sacks at the first time are we brought in; that he may seek occasion against us, and fall upon us, and take us for bondmen, and our asses.

19 And they came near to the steward of Joseph's house, and they communed with him at the door of the house,

20 And said, O sir, ik we came indeed down at the first time to buy food:

21 And it came to pass, when we came to the inn, that we opened our sacks, and, behold, every man's money was in the mouth of his sack, our money in full weight: and we have brought it again in our hand.

22 And other money have we brought down in our hands to buy food: we cannot tell who put our money in our sacks. 23 And he said, Peace be to you, fear not: your God, and the God of your father, hath given you treasure in your sacks: 'I had your money. Simeon out unto them.


30 And Joseph made haste, for his bowels did yern upon his brother: and he sought where to weep; and he entered in-to his chamber, and wept there.

31 And he washed his face, and went out, and refrained himself, and said, Set on t bread.

32 And they set on for him by himself, and for them by themselves, and for the Egyptians, which did eat with him, by themselves: because the Egyptians might not eat bread with the Hebrews; for that is "an abomination unto the Egyptians.

33 And they sat before him, the firstborn according to his birthright, and the youngest according to his youth and the men marvelled one at another.


34 And he took and sent messes unto them from before him: but Benjamin's mess was five times so much as any of their's. And they drank, and were merry And he brought with him.

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made obeisance.

29 And he lifted up his eyes, and saw his brother Benjamin, P his mother's son, and said, Is this your younger brother, of whom ye spake unto me? And he said, God be gracious unto thee, my son.

↑ Heb, roll himself upon us. Job 30. 14. ich. 42. 3, 10. k Heb. coming down we came kch. 42 27, 35. 1 Heb. your money came to me. 1 ch. 18. 4. & 24. 32. m ch. 37. 710. Heh peace. ch. 37 14 a Heb. Is there peace to your father? n ch. 42. 11, 13.

VOLL Nos. 5 & 6



1 Joseph's policy to stay his brethren. 14 Judah's humble supplication to Joseph. [BEFORE CHRIST 1707.]


AND he commanded the steward of his house, saying, Fill the men's sacks with food, as much as they can carry, and put every man's money in his sack's mouth.

2 And put my cup, the silver cup, in the sack's mouth of the youngest, and his corn money. And he did according to the word that Joseph had spoken.

3 As soon as the morning was light, the men were sent away, they and their asses. 4 And when they were gone out of the city, and not yet far off, Joseph said unto his steward, Up, follow after the men; and when thou dost overtake them, say unto them, Wherefore have ye rewarded evil for good?

5 Is not this it in which my lord drinketh, and whereby indeed he 'divineth ? have done evil in so doing.


6 ¶ And he overtook them, and he spake unto them these same words.

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Judah's humble


supplication to Joseph.

7 And they said unto him, Wherefore thy servant: for thou art even as Phasaith my lord these words? God forbid raoh. that thy servants should do according to this thing:

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8 Behold, the money, which we found in our sacks' mouths, we brought again unto thee out of the land of Canaan: how then should we steal out of thy lord's house silver or gold?

9 With whomsoever of thy servants it be found, both let him die, and we also will be my lord's bondmen.

10 And he said, Now also let it be according unto your words: he with whom it is found shall be my servant; and ye shall be blameless.

11 Then they speedily took down every man his sack to the ground, and opened every man his sack.

12 And he searched, and began at the eldest, and left at the youngest and the cup was found in Benjamin's sack.

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19 My lord asked his servants, saying, Have ye a father, or a brother?


20 And we said unto my lord, We have a father, an old man, and a child of his old age, a little one; and his brother is dead, and he alone is left of his mother, and his father loveth him.

21 And thou saidst unto thy servants, Bring him down unto me, that I may set mine eyes upon him.

22 And we said unto my lord, The lad cannot leave his father: for if he should leave his father, his father would die.

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23 And thou saidst unto thy servants, Except your youngest brother come down with you, ye shall see my face 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 And1 our father said, Go again, and buy us a little food.

26 And we said, We cannot go down: if our youngest brother be 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:

28 And the one went out from me, and said, "Surely he is torn in pieces; and I saw him not since :


15 And Joseph said unto them, What deed is this that ye have done? wot ye not that such a man as I can certainly divine? 16 And Judah said, What shall we say unto my lord? what shall we speak? or how shall we clear ourselves? God hath found out the iniquity of thy servants: be- 29 And if ye • take this also from me, hold, we are my lord's servants, both and mischief befall him, ye shall bring we, and he also with whom the cup is down my gray hairs with sorrow to the found.

17 And he said, 'God forbid that I should do so but the man in whose hand the cup is found, he shall be my servant; and as for you, get you up in peace unto your father.


30 Now therefore when I come to thy servant my father, and the lad be not with us; seeing that his life is bound up in the lad's life;

31 It shall come to pass, when he seeth 18 ¶ Then Judah came near unto him, that the lad is not with us, that he will and said, Oh my lord, let thy servant, I die and thy servants shall bring down pray thee, speak a word in my lord's ears, the gray hairs of thy servant our father and let not thine anger burn against with sorrow to the grave.

a ch. 43. 21. b ch. 31. 32. c ch. 37. 29, 34. Numb. 14. 6. 2 Sam. 1. 11. d ch. 37. 7. 37. 3. ich. 42. 15, 20. k ch. 43. 3, 5.1 ch. 43. 2. m ch. 46, 19 n ch. 37. 33. och. 42 c Or, make trial. ver. 5. e ver. 9. f Prov. 17. 15. g ch 18. 30, 32. Ex. 32. 29 I ch.36 38 p1 Sam. 18. 1.

Joseph maketh himself known


to his brethren, and comforteth them.

32 For thy servant became surety for || father to Pharaoh, and lord of all his house, the lad unto my father, saying, 'If I bring and a ruler throughout all the land of him not unto thee, then I shall bear the Egypt. blame to my father for ever.

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9 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:

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, and all that thou hast :

11 And there will I nourish thee; for yet there are five years of famine; lest thou, and thy houshold, and all that thou hast,

father. 16 Pharaoh confirmeth it. 21 Joseph furnisheth
them for their journey, and exhorteth them to concord. 25 come to poverty.
Jacob is revived with the news. [BEFORE christ 1707.]

THEN Joseph could not refrain himself
before all them that stood by him;
and he cried, Cause every man to go out
from me. And there stood no man with
him, while Joseph made himself known
unto his brethren.

2 And he wept aloud: and the Egyptians and the house of Pharaoh heard.

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12 And, behold, your eyes see, and the eyes of my brother Benjamin, that it is my mouth that speaketh unto you.

13 And ye shall tell my father of all my glory in Egypt, and of all that ye have seen; and ye shall haste and 1 bring down my father hither.


14 And he fell upon his brother Benjamin's neck, and wept; and Benjamin wept upon his neck.

15 Moreover he kissed all his brethren, and wept upon them and after that his brethren talked with him.

16 ¶ 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, get you unto the land of Canaan;

18 And take your father and your housholds, and come unto me and I will give you the good of the land of Egypt, and shall eat the fat of the land.


19 Now thou art commanded, this do ye; take you wagons out 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

c Heb. neither let there be anger in your eyes. d ch. 50. 20. Ps. 105. 16, 17 See 2 Sam. 16. 10, 11. Acts 4. 24. d Heb. to put for you a remnant. e ch. 41. 43. Judg 17. 10. Job 29. 16. fch. 47. 1. g ch. 42. 23. h Acts 7. 14. e Heb. was good in the eyes o Pharaoh. ch. 41. 37. i ch. 27. 28. Numb. 18. 12, 29 f Heb. let not your eye spare &c

2. Exod. 32. 32 d Heb. find my father. Exod. 18. 8. Job 31. 29. Ps. 116. 3. 2 Cor. 2. 7. CHAP. XLV. He gave forth his voice in weeping. Numb. 14. 1. Or, terred. Job 4 5. & 23. 15. Matt. 14. 26 Mark 6. 50 a Acts 7. 13. b ch 37 28 e Isai. 40 2

Jacob is comforted by God at Beer-sheba.

GENESIS. He goeth with his company

the good of all the land of Egypt is your's.

21 And the children of Israel did so and Joseph gave them wagons, according to the commandment of Pharaoh, and gave them provision for the way.


22 To 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 Egypt, 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 said 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,

26 And told him, saying, Joseph is yet alive, and he is governor over all the land of Egypt. And 'Jacob's heart fainted, for he believed them not.

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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:

28 And Israel said, It is enough; Joseph my son is yet alive: I will go and see him before I die.


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into Egypt.

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 bring thee up again and Joseph shall put his hand

upon thine eyes.

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12 ¶ And the sons of Judah; Er, and Onan, and Shelah, and Pharez, and Zarah but Er and Onan died in the land of Canaan. And the sons of Pharez were Hezron and Hamul.


13 ¶ And the sons of Issachar; Tola, and Phuvah, and Job, and Shimron. 14 And the sons of Zebulun; Sered and Elon, and Jahleel.

15 These be the sons of Leah, which she bare unto Jacob in Padan-aram, with his daughter Dinah: all the souls of his sons and his daughters were thirty and


Heb. mouth. Numb. 3. 16. k ch. 43. 34. h Heb. carrying. 1 Job 29. 24. Ps. 126. 1. 26. 5. Josh. 24. 4. Ps. 105. 23. Isai. 52. 4. m Exod. 1. 1. & 6. 14. n Numb. 26,5 1 Chron Luke 24. 11, 41. i Heb. his. 5. 1. o Ex. 6. 15. 1 Chron. 4. 4. a Or, Nemucl. b Or, Jarib. c Or, Zerah, 1 Chron. 4 24. p 1 Chron. 6. 1, 16. d Or, Gershom, q1 Chron. 2. 3. & 4. 21. r ch. 38. 3, 7, 10 s ci 38. 29. 1 Chron 2.5. t 1 Chron. 7. 1. e Or, Puah, and Jashub

CHAP. XLVI. a ch. 21. 31, 33. & 28. 10. b ch. 26. 24, 25. & 28. 13. & 31. 42. c ch. 5. 1. Job 33. 14, 15. d ch. 28. 13. e ch. 12. 2. Deut. 26. 5. fch. 28. 15. & 48. 21. g ch. 13 16 & 50. 13, 24, 25 Exod. 3. 8.

h ch. 50. 1 i Acts 7. 15. k ch. 45. 19, 21.


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He presenteth his brethren to Pharaoh.

16 ¶ And the sons of Gad; "Ziphion, and he fell on his neck, and wept on his and Haggi, Shuni, and Ezbon, Eri, and neck a good while.

"Arodi, and Areli.

30 And Israel said unto Joseph, P Now 17 ¶ And the sons of Asher; Jimnah, let me die, since I have seen thy face, beand Ishuah, and Isui, and Beriah, and Se-cause thou art yet alive.

rah their sister and the sons of Beriah; 31 And Joseph said unto his brethren, Heber, and Malchiel.

18 These are the sons of Zilpah," whom Laban gave to Leah his daughter, and these she bare unto Jacob, even sixteen souls.

19 The sons of Rachel Jacob's wife; Joseph, and Benjamin.

20 ¶ And unto Joseph in the land of Egypt were born Manasseh and Ephraim, which Asenath the daughter of Poti-pherah priest of On bare unto him.

21 And the sons of Benjamin were Belah, and Becher, and Ashbel, Gera, and Naaman, Ehi, and Rosh, Muppim, and 'Huppim, and Ard.


22 These are the sons of Rachel, which were born to Jacob: all the souls were fourteen.


and unto his father's house, I will go up, and shew Pharaoh, and say unto 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 m their trade hath been to feed cattle; and they have brought their flocks, and their herds, and all that they have.

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23 ¶'And the sons of Dan; Hushim. 24¶ And the sons of Naphtali; Jah-1 zeel, and Guni, and Jezer, and Shillem.

25 These are the sons of Bilhah, 'which Laban gave unto Rachel his daughter, and she bare these unto Jacob: all the souls were seven.

26 All the souls that came with Jacob into Egypt, which came out of his 'loins, besides Jacob's sons' wives, all the souls were threescore and six;

27 And the sons of Joseph, which were born him in Egypt, were two souls: 'all the souls of the house of Jacob, which came into Egypt, were threescore and ten. 28 And he sent Judah before him unto Joseph," to direct his face unto Goshen; and they came into the land of Goshen. 29 And Joseph made ready his chariot, and went up to meet Israel his father, to Goshen, and presented himself unto him;


33 And it shall come to pass, when Pharaoh shall call and shall you, say, What is your occupation?

34 That ye shall say, Thy servants' trade hath been about cattle from our youth even until now, both we, and also our fathers: that ye may dwell in the land of Goshen; for every shepherd is" an abomination unto the Egyptians.


Joseph presenteth five of his brethren, 7 and his father, before Pharaoh. 11 He giveth them habitation and maintenance. 13 He getteth all the Egyptians' money, 16 their cattle, 18 their lands to Pharaoh. 22 The priests' land was not bought. 23 He letteth the land to them for a fifth part. 28 Jacob's age. 29 He sweareth Joseph to bury him with his fathers. [BEFORE CHRIST 1706.]


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

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2 And he took some of his brethren, even five men, and presented them unte Pharaoh.

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3 And Pharaoh said unto his brethren, What is your occupation? And they said unto Pharaoh, Thy servants are shep herds, both we, and also our fathers.


4 They said moreover unto Pharaoh, For to sojourn in the land are we come

Numb i 15, &c. Zephon. fOr, Ozni. g Or, Arod.
mn ch. 31. 21. n ch.
x 1 Chron 7.30. y ch. 30.
224 ach. 44. 27. bch. 41. 50. à Or, prince. c 1 Chron. 7. 6. & 8. 1. d Num.
are men of cattle.
Abrem. Numb, 26. 39. Skupham. 1 Chron. 7. 12. Shuppim. i Hupham. Numb.
32. Exod. 8. 26.
439 f1 Chron. 7. 12 Or, Shuham. Numb. 26. 42.
g 1 Chron. 7. 13.
Ich 23.29k Exod. 1. 5.
h ch. 30. 5,
Heb. thigh. ch. 35. 11. Deut. 10. 22. See Acts 7. 14.

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