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9 Judah is a 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 mall rouse him up.

10 '* The Sceptre shall , . _. _ „ , . , r T 1 Isa. xi. i There (hall come forth

not depart from Judah, nor a Rod out of the Stem of Jesse,

a Law-giver from between and » Branch (hall grow out of his his Feet, until Shiloh Rootf .c ~e*u.i n. ■■

,. _ ,, 2 And the Spirit ot the Lord (hall

come, and unto him ihall the Restuponium, theSpiRrrofwisDow

GATHERING of the PEOPLE and Understanding, the Spirit of i Counsel and Might, the Spitit of

. _ . Knowledge, and of the Fear of the

11 BindinghisFole unto the Lord.

Vine, and his Ass's Colt un- IO And in that Day there shall be . _> \7:„- U- „.„su a Root of Jesse, which (hall stand

to the choice Vine; he wash- for an ehjj>i of [hc Peopk . M h

ed his Garments in Wine, (hall the Gentilesseek, and his Rest

and his Cloaths in the Blood be Glorious.

r f> Is*- xlii. i Behold my Servant whom

Ot Vjrapes. I uphold, mine Elect, in whom my

12 His Eyes shall be-red Soul Dilighteth: 1 haveput mySpi

with Wine, and his Teeth ?" uPon him, he (hall bring forth

, . . , ■»»•!■ Judgment to the Gentiles.

White W ltn MlIK. 2 Helhal! not cry, nor lift up, not

13 ZEBULUN shall dwell cause his Voice to be heard in the at the Haven of the Sea: Street- „ „ „ L

. , . .. . , „ j A Bruised Reed (hall he Not

and he ihall be tor a Haven BREAK> and the fmoaking Flax flail of Ships; and his Border shall he not quench.

be unto Zidon. J/'-ix-6 Fcr u"t0 0S a ClMLa «

T • /1 Born, unto us a Son Is given, and

14 lSSACHAR IS a ltrong ,he Government (hall be upon his AlS, COUching down between Shoulder: and his Name (hall be cal

Dnrdonc kd, Wonderful, Counseller, The

two Burdens. Mmhtt God, The Everlasting Ix

15 And he saw that Kelt Ther, The Prince of Peace.

Was good, and the Land that 7 Of the Increase of his Govern

_~ . „_j u^,.,=J Ment and Peace there (hall be No

it was pleasant; and bowed end> upon (he thronk of daviuj

his Shoulder to bear, and be- and upon his Kingdom.

came a Servant unto Tribute.

16 Dan shall judge his People, as one of the Tribes of Israel.

17 Dan shall be a Serpent by the Way, an Adder in the Path •, that biteth the Horse Heels, so that his Rider shall fell backward.'

18 I have waited for thy Salvation, O Lord.

19 Gad, a Troop shall overcome him: but he shall overcome at last.

** Mote, Tbii Prof hay relating the Cemirg cf the Messiah, Vjai literally sulfUti et the Time tf Our Saviour'j Birth, Herod an ldumcan tewg then Kjng •/ Judea.

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20 Out of Asher his Bread shall be fat, and he Dial yield Royal Dainties.

zi Naphtali is a Hind let loose: he giveth goodl) W ords.

.24 Joseph is a fruitful Bough, even a fruitful Bough bj a Well; whose Branches run over the Wall.

23 The Archers have sorely grieved him, and shot a! him, and hated him.

24 But his Bow abode in Strength, and the Arms of his Hands were made strong by the Hands of the mighty God of Jacob: from thence is the Shepherd, the Stone of Israel.

25 Even by the God of thy Father, who shall help thee, and by the Almighty, who shall bless thee with Blessings of Heaveh 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 my Progenitors, unto the utmost Bound of the everlasting Hills; they shall be on the Head of Joseph, and on the Crown of the Head of him that was separate from his Brethren.

27 Benjamin shall ravin as a Wolf: in the Morning he shall devour the Prey, and at Night he shall divide the Spoil.'

28 All these are the twelve Tribes of Israel: and this is It that their Father spake unte them, and blessed them; every one according to his Blessing, he blessed them.

29 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 Hittite, for a Possession of a Burying-place.

31 (There they buried Abraham and Sarah his Wife, there they buried Isaac and Rebekah his Wife, and there I buried Leah)

32 The Purchase of the Field, and of the Cave that ii therein, was from the Children of Heth4

33 And when Jacob had made and end of commanding his Sons, he gathered up his Feet into the Bed, and yielded up the Ghost, and was gathered unto his People.

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CHAP. L.

t The Mourning for Jacob. 7 The Funeral. 24 Joseph frcphesieth to his Brethren of their Return 1 26 His Death.

Ver. 1 A ND Joseph sell upon his Father's Face, and wept xV. upon him, and kissed him. 2 And Joseph commanded his Servants the Physicians to embalm his Father: and the Physicians embalmed Israel.

15 And when Joseph's Brethren saw that their Father was dead, they said, Joseph will peradventure hate us, and ■will certainly requite us all the Evil which we did unto him.

16 And they sent Messengers unto Joseph, saying, Thy Father did command before he died, saying,

17 So (hall ye say unto Joseph, Forgive, I pray thee now, the Trespass of thy Brethren, and their Sin; for they did unto thee Evil: And now, we pray thee, forgive the Trespass of the Servants of the God of thy Father. And Joseph wept when they spake unto him.

1 8 And his Brethren also went and fell down before his Face: and they said, Behold, we be thy Servants.

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

*o 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 save much People alive.

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

22 And Joseph dwelt in Egypt, he and his Father's House : and Joseph lived an hundred and ten Years.

23 And Joseph saw Ephraim's Children of the third Generation: the Children also of Machir the Son of Manasseh, were brought up upon Joseph's Knees.

24 » And Joseph said un- „ m %i By eaith jo5k to his Brethren, I die: and when he died, made mention of the God will surely visit you, and Wmmbm of the Chudren of a

_ . »ael} and gave Commandment conBRING YOU OUT OF THIS eeinjng hisBBones.'

Land, unto the Land which

be sware to Ahraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob,

M 2 25 And

25 And Joseph took an Oath of the Children of Israel, saying, God will surely visit you, and ye shall carry up my Bones from hence.

26 So Joseph died, heing an hundred and ten Years old j and-they embalmed him, and he was put in a Coffin in Egypt.

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CHAP. I.

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i The Children of Israel, after Joseph's Death, multiply: 8 They are oppressed. 17 The Godliness of the Midwives in saving the Men-children alive, zz Pharaoh commandeth the Male-children to be cajl into the River.

fa. 1 O W these are the Names of the Chil

| dren of Israel which came into Egypt, with Jacob.

z Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah,

3 Iflachar, Zebulun, and Benjamin,

4 Dan, Naphtali, Gad, and Aslier.

5 And all the Souls that came out of the Loyns of Jacob were Seventy Souls: for Joseph was in Egypt already.

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