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Joseph interpreteth Pharaoh's dreams. GENESIS

He is advanced it: and I have heard say of thee, that thou canst in vestures of fine linen, and put a gold chain understand a dream to interpret it.

about his neck; 16 And Joseph answered Pharaoh, saying, It 43 And he made him to ride in the second cha. is not in me: God shall give Pharaoh an answer riot which he had: and they cried before him, of peace.

Bow the knee: and he made him ruler over all 17 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, Inmy dream, the land of Egypt. beliold, I stood upon the bank of the river: 44 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, I am Pha

18 And behold, there caine up out of the river raoh, and without thee shall no man lift up his seven kine, fat-fleshed, and well-favoured; and hand or foot in all the land of Egypt. they fed in a meadow :

45 And Pharaoh called Joseph's name Zaph19 And behold, seven other kine came up after nath-paaneah; and he gave liim to wife Asenath them, poor, and very ill-favoured, and lean-flesh- the daughter of Poti-pherah priest of On: and erl, such as I never saw in all the land of Egypt Joseph went out over all the land of Egypt. for badness :

46 | And Joseph was thirty years old when he 20 And the lean and the ill-favoured kine did stood before Pharaoh king of Egypt: and Joseph eat up the first seven fat kine:

went out from the presence of Pharaoh, and 21 And when they had eaten them up, it could went throughout all the land of Egypt. not be known that they had eaten them ; but 47 And in the seven plenteous years the earth they were still ill-favoured, as at the beginning. brought forth by handfuls. So I awoke.

48 And he gathered up all the food of the seven 22 And I saw in my dream, and behold, seven years which were in the land of Egypt, and laid ears came up in one stalk, ful, and good : up the food in the cities: the food of the field

23 And behold, seven cars, withered, thin, and which was round about every city, laid he up blasted with the east wind, sprung up after them in the same.

24 And the thin ears devoured the seven good 49 And Joseph gathered corn as the sand of the cars: and I told this unto the magicians; but sea, very much, until he left numbering ; for it there was none that could declare it unto me.

was without nuinber. 25 And Joseph said unto Pharaoh, The 50 And unto Joseph were born two sons before dream of Pharaoh is one: God hath shewed the years of famine came : which Asenath the Pharaoh what he is about to do.

daughter of Poti-pherah priest of On bare uato 26 The seven good kine are seven years; and him. the seven good ears are seven years: the dream 51 And Joseph called the name of the first-born is one.

Manasseh; for God, said he, hath made me for27 And the seven thin and ill-favoured kine get all my toil, and all my father's house. that came up after them are seven years; and 52 And the name of the second called he the seven empty ears blasted with the east wind Ephraim: For God hath caused me to be fruitful shall be seven years of famine.

in the land of my affliction. 28 This is the thing which I have spoken unto 53 11 And the seven years of plenteousness that Pharaoh : what God is about to do he sheweth was in the land of Egypt, were ended. unto Pharaoh.

54 And the seven years of dearth began to come, 29 Behold, there come seven years of great according as Joseph had said : and the dearth plenty throughout all the land of Egypt : was in all lands ; but in all the land of Egypt

30 And there shall arise after them seven years there was bread. of famine; and all the plenty shall be forgotten 55 And when all the land of Egypt was famishin the land of Egypt; and the famine shall con- ed, the people cried to Pharaoh for bread : and sume the land :

Pharaoh said unto all the Egyptians, Go unto 31 And the plenty shall not be known in the Joseph; what he saith to you, do. land by reason of that faminc following: for it 56 And the famine was over all the face of the be very grievous.

earth: and Joseph opened all the store-houses, 32 And for that the dream was doubled unto and sold unto the Egyptians; and the famine Pharaoh twice; it is because the thing is estab- waxed sore in the land of Egypt. Jished by God,and God will shortly bring it to pass. 57 And all countries came into Egypt to Joseph

33 Now therefore let Pharaoh look out a man dis- for to buy corn; because that the fanine was so creet and wise, and set him over the land of Egypt. sore in all lands. 34 Let Pharaoh do this, and let him appoint of

CHAP. XLII. ficers over the land, and take up the fifth part of Jacob sends his sons to buy corn. the land of Egypt in the seven plenteous years. OW when Jacob saw that there was carn

35 And let them gather all the food of those good years that come, and lay up corn under the hand do ye look one upon another ? of Pharaoh; and let them keep food in the cities. 2 And he said, Behold I have heard that there

36 And that food shall be for store to the land is com in Egypt: get you down thither, and buy against the seven years of famine, which shall for us from thence; that we may live, and not die. be in the land of Egypt; that the land perish not 3 And Joseph's ten brethren went down to buy through the famine.

corn in Egypt. 37 11 And the thing was good in the eyes of 4 But Benjamin, Joseph's brother, Jacob sent Pharaoh, and in the eyes of all his servants. not with his brethren: for he said, Lest perad38 And Pharaoh said unto his servants, Can we venture mischief befall him. find such a one as this is, a man in whom the 5 And the sons of Israel came to buy corn spirit of God is ?

among those that came: for the famine was in 39 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, Forasmuch the land of Canaan. as God hath shewed thee all this, there is none 6 And Joseph was the governor over the land, and so discreet and wise as thou art :

he it was that sold to all the peoplo of the land : 40 Thou shalt be over my house, and accord- and Joseph's brethren came, and bowed down ing unto thy word shall all my people be ruled themselves before himwith their faces to the earth. only in the throne will I be greater than thou. 7 And Joseph saw his brethren, and he knew 41 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, See, I have them, but made himself strange unto them, and set thee over all the land of Egypt.

spake roughly unto them; and he said unto them, 42 And Pharaoh took off his ring from his hand, Whence come ye? And they said, From the and put it upon Josepli's hand, and arrayed him land of Canaan to buy food.

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CHAP. XLIII. Jacob refuseth lo zend Benjamin 8 And Joseph knew his brethren but they knew 34 And bring your youngest brother unto me: not him.

then shall I know that ye are no spies, but that 9 And Joseph remembered the dreams which he ye are true men: so will I deliver you your brodreamed of them,and said unto them, Ye arc spies; ther, and ye shall traffick in the land. to see the nakedness of the land ye are come. 35 1 And it came to pass as they emptied their

10 And they said unto him, Nay, my lord, but sacks, that behold, every man's bundle of money 10 buy food are thy servants come.

was in his sack; and when both they and their fa11 We are all one man's sons; we are true ther saw the bundles of money, they were afraid men ; thy servants are no spies.

36 And Jacob their father said unto them, Me 12 And he said unto them, Nay, but to sce the have ye bereaved of my children : Joseph is not, nakedness of the land ye are come.

and Simeon is not, and ye will take Benjamin 13 And they said, Thy servants are twelve away : all these things are against me. brethren, the sons of one man in the land of 37 And Reuben spake unto his father, sayi: : Canaan: and behold, the youngest is this day Slay my two sons, if I bring him not to thea with our father, and one is not.

deliver him into my hand, and I will bring him 14 And Joseph said unto them, That is it that to thce again. I spake unto you, saying, Ye are spies :

38 And he said, My son shall not go down with 15 Hereby ye shall be proved: By the lise of you; for his brother is dead, and he is left alone : Pharaoh ye shall not go forth hence, except your if mischief befall hit by the way in the whicla youngest brother come hither.

ye go, then shall ye bring down my gray hairy 16 Send one of you, and let him fetch your bro- with sorrow to the grave. ther, and ye shall be kept in prison, that your

CHAP. XLII. words may be proved, whether there be any

Jacob sendeth Benjamin. berehy in more spiegelse, by the life of Pharaoh, ADAMS la caine w assore in nusland. 17 And he put them all together into ward three up the corn which they had brought out of days.

Egypt, their father said unto thcm, Go again, 18 And Joseph said unto them the third day, buy us a little food. This do, and live; for I fear God :

3 And Judah spake unto him, saying, The man 19 If ye be true men, let one of your brethren did solemnly protest unto n8, saying, Ye shall not be bound in the house of your prison : go ye, see my face, except your brother be with you. carry corn for the famine of your houses : 4 If thou wilt send our brother with us, we will

20 But bring your youngest brother unto me; go down and buy thee food:
so shall your words be veritied, and ye shall not 5 But if thou wilt not send him we will not go
die. And they did so.

down: for the man said unto us, Ye shall not
21 1 And they said one to another, We are see my face, except your brother be with you,
verily guilty concerning our brother, in that we 6 And Israel said, 'Wherefore dealt ye so ill
saw the anguish of his soul, when he besought with me, as to tell the man whether ye had yet
als, and we would not hear; therefore is this a brother?
distress come upon 113.

7 And they said, The man asked us straitly of 22 And Reuben answered them, saying, Spake our state, and of our kindred, saying, Is your faI not unto you, saying, Do not sin against the ther yet alive? have ye another brother? and we child; and ye would not hcar ? therefore behold told him according to the tenor of these words: also his blood is required.

Could we certainly know that he would say,
23 And they knew not that Joseph understood Bring your brother down?
them; for he spake unto them by an interpreter. 8 And Judah said unto Israel his father, Sena

2 And he turned himself about from them, and the lad with me, and we will arise and go; that
wept; and returned to them again, and com- we may live, and not die, both wc, and thou,
Runed with thein, and took from them Simeon, and also our little ones.
and bound him before their eyes.

9 I will be surety for him; of my hand shalt
25 1 Then Joseph commanded to fill their sacks thou require him: if I bring him not into thee,
with corn, and to restore every man's money and set him before thee, then let me bear the
into bis sack, and to give them provision for the blame for ever:
way: and thus did he unto them.

10 For except we had lingered, surely now we 26 And they laded their asses with the corn, had returned this second time. and departed thence.

11 And their father Israel said unto them, If ic 27 And as one of them opened his sack to give must be so now, do this; take of the best fruits his ass provender in the inn, he espied his mo- in the land in your vessels, and carry down the ney : for behold, it was in his sack's mouth. man a present, a little balm, and a little honey,

28 And he said unto his brethren, My money is spices, and myrrh, nuts, and almonds:
restored; and lo, it is even in my sack: and 12 And take double money in your hand; anı
their heart failed them, and they were afraid, the money that was brought again in the mouth
saying one to another, What is this that God of your sacks, carry it again in your hand; per-
bath done unto us?

adventure it was an oversight:
29° And they came unto Jacob their father 13 Take also your brother, and arise, go again
unto the land of Canaan, and told him all that unto the man:
jefell unto them, saying,

14 And God Almighty give you mercy before 30 The man who is the lord of the land, spake the man, that he may send away your other roughly to us, and took us forspies of the country. brother, and Benjamin : If I be bereaved of my

31 And we said unto him, We are true men; children, I am bereaved.
we are no spies:

15 And the men took that present, and they 32 We be twelve brethren, sons of our father: took double money in their hand, and Benjamin; one is not, and the youngest is this day with our and rose up, and went down to Egypt, and stood father in the land of Canaan.

before Joseph. 33 And the man, the lord of the country, said 16 And when Joseph saw Benjamin with them, unto us, Hereby shall I know that ye are true he said to the ruler of his house, Bring these men men : Icave one of your brethren here with me, home, and slay, and make ready: for these men and take food for the famine o 'your households, shall dine with me at noon. and be gone:

17 And the man did as Joseph bade: and the

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Judah's humble supplication man brought the men into Joseph's house. 5 18 not this it in which my lord drinketh, and

18 And the men were afraid, because they were whereby indeed he divineth? ye have done evil brought into Joseph's house; and they said, Be-in so doing. cause of the money that was returned in our 6 11 And he overtook them, and he spake unto sacks at the first time, are we brought in; that them these same words. he may seek occasion against us, and fall upon 7 And they said unto him, Wherefore saith my us, and take us for bondmen, and our asses. lord these words ? God forbid that thy servants

19 And they came near to the steward of Jo-should do according to this thing: seph's house, and they communed with him at 8 Behold, the money which we found in our the door of the house,

sacks' mouths, we brought again unto thee out 20 And said, O sir, we came indeed down at of the land of Canaan: how then should wé the first time to buy food:

steal out of thy lord's house silver or gold ? 21 And it came to pass, when we camc to the 9 With whomsoever of thy servants it be found, inn, that we opened our sacks, and behold, every both let him die, and we also will be my lord's man s money was in the mouth of his sack, our bond-men. money in full weight: and we have brought it 10 And he said, Now also let it be aecording again in our hand.

unto your words: he with whom it is found shall 22 And other money have we brought down in be my servant; and ye shall be blameless. our hands to buy food: we cannot tell yoho put 11 Then they speedily took down every man his our money in our sacks.

sack to the ground, and opened every man his sack. 23 And he said, Peace be to you, fear not: your 12 And he searched, and began at the eldest, God, and the God of your father, hath given you and left at the youngest; and the eup was found treasure in your sacks: I had your money. And in Benjamin's sack. he brought Simeon out unto them.

13 Then they rent their clothes, and laded every 24 And the man brought the men into Joseph's man his ass, and returned to the city. house, and gave them water, and they washed 14 And Judah and his brethren came to Jotheir feet; and he gave their asses provender. seph's house, (for he was yet there :) and they 25 And they made ready the present against fell before him on the ground. Joseph came at noon: for they heard that they 15 And Joseph said unto them, What deed is should eat bread there.

this that ye have done? wot ye not that such a 26 IT And when Joseph came home, they brought man as I can certainly divine ? him the present which was in their hand into tlre 16 And Judah said, What shall we say unto my house, and bowed themselves to him to the earth.lord? what shall we speak? or how shall we clear

27 And he asked them of their welfare, and ourselves? God hath found out the iniquity of thy said, Is your father well, the old man of whom servants: behold we are my lord's servants, both ye spake? Is he yet alive?

we, and he also with whom the cup is found 28 And they answered, Thy servant our father 17 And he said, God forbid that I should do so : is in good health, he is yet alive: and they but the man in whose hand the cup is found, he bowed down their heads, and made obeisance. shall be my servant; and as for you, get you up

29 And he lifted up his eyes, and saw his brother in peace unto your father. Benjamin, his mother's son, and said, Is this your 18 1 Then Judah came near unto him, and said, younger brother, of whom ye spake unto me? O my lord, let thy servant, I pray thee, speak a And he said, God be gracious unto thee, my son. word in my lord's ears, and let not thine anger

30 And Joseph made haste; for his bowels did burn against thy servant : for thou art even as yearn upon his brother: and he sought where to Pharaoh. weep; and he entered into his chamber, and 19 My lord asked his servants, saying, Flave ye wept there.

a father, or a brother ? 31 And he washed his face, and went out, and 20 And we said unto my lord, We have a father, refrained himself, and said, Set on brcad. an old man, and a child of his old age, a little

32 And they set on for him by himself, and for one: and his brother is dead, and he alone is left them by themselves, and for the Egyptians which of his mother, and his father loveth hin. did eat with him, by themselves: because the 21 And thou saidst unto thy servants, Bring him Egyptians might not eat bread with the Hebrews; down unto me, that I may set inine eyes upon him. for that is an abomination unto the Egyptians. 22 And we said unto my lord, The lad cannot

33 And they sat before him, the first-born ac- leave his father: for if he should leave his facording to his birth-right, and the youngest ac- ther, his father would die. cording to his youth: and the men marvelled 23 And thou saidst unto thy servants, Except one at another.

your youngest brother come down with you, ye 34 And he took and sent messes unto them shall see my face no more. from before him: but Benjamin's mess was five 24 And it came to pass, when we came up unto times so much as any of theirs. And they drank, thy servant my father, we told him the words of and were merry with him. CHAP. XLIV.

25 And our father said, Go again, and buy us Joseph's policy to his brethren. a little food. A

saying, Fill the men's sacks with food, as youngest brother be with us, then will we go much as they can carry, and put every man's down; for we may not see the man's face, exmoney in Iris sack's mouth.

cept our youngest brother be with us. 2 And put my cup, the silver cup, in the sack's 27 And thy servant my father said unto us, Ye mouth of the youngest, and his corn-money: know that my wife bare me two sons : and he did according to the word that Joseph 28 And the one went out from me, and I said, had spoken.

Surely he is torn in pieces; and I saw him not 3 As soon as the morning was light, the men since: were sent away, they, and their asses.

29 And if ye take this also from me, and mis4 And when they were gone out of the city, and chief befall him, ye shall bring down my gray not yet far off, Joseph said unto his steward, hairs with sorrow to the grave. Up, follow after the men; and when thou dost 30 Now therefore when I come to thy servant overtake them, say unto them, Wherefore have my father, and the lad be not with us; (seeing ye rewarded evil for good ?

Ithat his life is bound up in the lad's life ;)

my lord.

Joseph sendeth for his father. CHAP. XLV, XLVI. Jacob is revioed with the nincs

31 It shall come to pass, when he seeth that the 20 Also regard not your stuff: for the good of lad is not with us, that he will die: and thy ser- all the land of Egypt is yours. vants shall bring down the gray hairs of thy ser- 21 And the children of Israel did so: and Joseph vant our father with sorrow to the grave. gave them wagons, according to the conımand

32 For thy servant became surety for the lad un-ment of Pharaoh, and gave them provision for to my father, saying, if I bring him not unto thee, the way. then I shall bear the blame to my father for ever. 22 To all of them he gave each man changes of

33 Now therefore, I pray thee, let thy servant raiment: but to Benjamin he gave three hundred abide instead of the lad a bondman to my lord; pieces of silver, and five changes of raiment. and let the lad go up with his brethren.

23 And to his father he cent after this manner ; 34 For how shall I go up to my father, and the ten asses laden with the good things of Hypt, lad be not with me? Test peradventure I see the and ten she-asses laden with corn and breau eril that shall come on my father.

and meat for his father by the way. CHAP. XLV.

24 So he sent his brethren away, and they de. Joseph maketh himself knoon. parted: and he said unto them, See that ye fal TIEN Joseph could not refrain himself before not out by the way

all them that stood by him; and he cried,. 25 And they went up out of Egypt, and came Cause every man to go out from me: and there into the land of Canaan unto Jacob their father, stood no man with him, while Joseph made him- 26 And told him, saying, Joseph is yet alive, and self known unto his brethren.

he is governor over all the land of Egypt. And 2 And he wept aloud; and the Egyptians and Jacob's heart fainted, for he believed them not. the house of Pharaoh heard.

27 And they told him all the words of Joseph, 3 And Joseph said unto his brethren, I am Jo- which he had said unto them: and when he saw seph; doth my father yet live? And his brethren the wagons which Joseph had sent to carry him, could not answer him ; for they were troubled at the spirit of Jacob their father revived: his presence.

28 And Israel said, It is enough: Joseph my son 4 And Joseph said unto his brethren, Come near is yet alive: I will go and see him before I die to me, I pray you: and they came near. And

CHAP. XLVI. he said, I am Joseph your brother, whom ye sold Jacob comforted at Beer-sheba. into Egypt. 5 Now therefore be not grieved, nor angry with) AND Israel took his journey with all that he

haa, and came to Beer-sheba, and offered yourselves, that ye sold me hither: for God did sacrifices unto the God of his father Isaac. eend me before you to preserve life.

2 And God spake unto Israel in the visions of 6 For these two years hath the samine been in the night, and said, Jacob, Jacob! and he said, the land: and yet there are five years, in the Here am I.. which there shall neither be earing nor harvest. 3 And he said, I am God, the God of thy father

7 And God sent me before you, to preserve you fear not to go down into Egypt; for I will there a posterity in the earth, and to 'save your lives make of thee a great nation : by a great deliverance.

4 I will go down with thee into Egypt; and I 8 So now it was not you that sent me hither, will also surely bring thee up again : and Joseph but God: and he hath made me a father to Pha- shall put his hand upon thine eyes. raoh, and lord of all his house, and a ruler 5 And Jacob rose up from Beer-sheba: and the throughout all the land of Egypt.

sons of Israel carried Jacob their father, and 9 Haste ye, and go up to my father, and say unto their little ones, and their wives, in the wagonshim, Thus saith thy son Joseph, God hath made which Pharaoh had sent to carry him. me lord of all Egypt ; come down unto me, tarry 6 And they took their cattle, and their goods not!

which they had gotten in the land of Canaan, and 10 And thou shalt dwell in the land of Goshen, came into Egypt, Jacob, and all his secd with him; and thou shalt be near unto me, thou, and thy .7 His sons, and his sons' sons with him, his children, and thy children's children, and thy daughters, and his sons' daughters, and all his flocks, and thy herds, and all that thou hast : seed brought he with him into Egypt.

11 And there will I nourish thee, (for yet there 8 1 And these are the names of the children of are five years of famine ;) lest thou, and thy Israel, which came into Egypt, Jacob and his household, and all that thou hast come to poverty. sons: Reuben, Jacob's first-born.

12 And behold, your eyes sec, and the eyes of 9 And the sons of Reuben ; Hanoch, and my brother Benjamin, thai it is my mouth that Phallu, and Hezron, and Carmi. speaketh unto you.

10 | And the sons of Simeon; Jemuel, and 13_ And ye shall tell my father of all my glory Jamin, and Ohad, and Jachin, and Zohar, and in Egypt, and of all that ye have seen: and ye Shaul the son of a Canaanitish woman. shall haste, and bring down my father hither. 11 | And the sons of Levi; Gershon, Kohath,

14 And he fell upon his brother Benjamin's neck, and Merari. and wept; and Benjamin wept upon his neck. 12 11 And the sons of Judah; Er, and Ovan,

15 Moreover, he kissed all his brethren, and and Shelah, and Pharez, and Zarah: but Er and wept upon them: and after that his brethren Onan died in the land of Canaan. And the sons talked with him.

3f Pharez were Hezron, and Hamul. 16 | And the fame thereof was heard in Pha- 13 1 And the sons of Iss '; Tola, and raoh's house, saying, Joseph's brethren are come: Phuvah, and Job, and Shimron. and it pleased Pharaoh well, and his servants.

14 11 And the sons of Zebulun ; Sered, and 17 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, Say unto Elon, and Jahleel. thy brethren, This do. ye; lade your beasts, and 15 These be the sons of Leah, which she bare go, get you unto the land of Canaan;

unto Jacob in Padan-aram, with his daughter 18 And take your father, and your households, Dinah : all the souls of his sons and his daugh: and come unto me: and I will give you the good ters were thirty and three. of the land of Egypt, and ye shall eat the fat of 16 | And the sons of Gad; Ziphion, and Haggi, the land.

Shuni, and Ezbon, Eri, and Arodi, and Areli. 19 Now thou art commanded, this do ye; take 17.1Ánd the sons of Asher; Jimnah, and Ishuah, you wagons out of the land of Egypt for your and Isui, and Beriah, and Serah their sister. And little ones, and for your wives, and bring your the sons of Beriah ; 'Heber, and Malchiel. father, and come

18 Those are the sons of Žilpah, whom Laban


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Joseph's dealing in the famine. gave to Leah his daughter: and these she bare 8 And Pharaoh said unto Jacob, How old art unto Jacob, even sixteen souls.

ithou? 19 The sons of Rachel, Jacob's wife; Joseph, 9 And Jacob said unto Pharaoh, The days of and Benjamin.

the years of iny pilgrimage are a hundred and 20 And unto Joseph in the land of Egypt were thirty years : few and evil have the days of the born Manasseh and Ephraim, which Asenath the years of my life been, and have not attained undaughter of Poti-pherah priest of On bare unto to the days of the years of the life of my fathers him.

in the days of their pilgrimage. 21 T. And the sons of Benjamin were Belah, and 10 And Jacob blessed Pharaoh, and went out Becher, and Ashbel, Gera, and Naaman, Ehi, from before Pharaoh. and Rosh, Muppim, and Huppim, and Ard. 11 | And Joseph placed his father and his

22 These are the sons of Rachel, which were brethren, and gave them a possession in the land born to Jacob; all the souls were fourteen. of Egypt, in the best of the land, in the land of 23 " And the sons of Dan; Hushim. Rameses, as Pharaoh had commanded. 24 And the sons of Naphtali; Jahzeel, and 12 And Joseph nourished his father, and his Guni, and Jezer, and Shillem.

brethren, and all his father's household, with 25 These are the sons of Bilhah, which Laban bread according to their families. gave unto Rachel his daughter, and she bare 13 1 And there was no bread in all the land; these unto Jacob: all the souls were scven. for the famine was very sore, so that the land of 26 All the souls that came with Jacobinto Egypt, Egypt, and all the land of Canaan, fainted by which came out of his loins, besides Jacob's reason of the famine. sons' wives, all the souls were threescore and six; 14 And Joseph gathered up all the money that

27 And the sons of Joseph which were bom was found in the land of Egypt, and in the land him in Egypt, were two souls: all the souls of of Canaan, for the corn which they bought: and the house of Jacob, which came into Egypt, Joseph brought the money into Pharaoh's house. were threescore and 'ten.

15 And when money failed in the land of 28 11 And he sent Judah before him unto Joseph, Egypt, and in the land of Canaan, all the Egypto direct his face unto Goshen; and they came tians came unto Joseph, and said, Give us bread : into the land of Goshen.

for why should we die in thy presence ? for the 29 And Joseph made ready his eliariot, and money faileth. went up to meet Israel his father to Goshen; 16 And Joseph said, Give your cattle ; and I and presented himself unto him: and he fell on will give you for your cattle, if money fail. his neck, and wept on his neck a good while. 17 And they brought their cattle unto Joseph:

30 And Israel said unto Joseph, Now let me die, and Joseph gave them bread in exchange for since I have seen thy face, because thou art yet horses, and for the flocks, and for the cattle of alive.

the herds, and for the asses; and he fed them 31 And Joseph said unto his brethren, and un- with bread, for all their cattle, for that year. 10 his father's house, I will go up, and shew 18 When that year was ended, they came unto Pharaoh, and say unto him, My brethren, and him the second year, and said unto him, WC my father's house, which were in the land of will not hide it from my lord, how that our mo Canaan, are come unto me:

ney is spent; my lord' also hath our herds of 32 And the men are shepherds, for their trade cattle: there is not aught left in the sight of my kath been to feed cattle ; and they have brought lord, but our bodies and our lands: their flocks, and their herds, and all that they have.! 19 Wherefore shall we die before thine eyes,

33 And it shall come to pass, when Pharaoh shall both we and our land ? buy us and our land for call you, and shall say, What is your occupation? bread, and we and our land will be servants un

34 That ye shall say, Thy servants' trade hath to Pharaoh: and give us seed, that we may been about cattle from our youth even until now, live, ard not die, that the land be not desolate. both we, and also our fathers: that ye may 20 Aud Joseph bought all the land of Egypt for dwell in the land of Goshen ; for every shep- Pharaoh; for the Egyptians sold every man his herd is an abomination unto the Egyptians. field, because the famine prevailed over them: CHAP. XLVII.

so the land became Pharaoh's. Jacob introduced to Pharaoh.

21 And as for the people, he removed them to THEN, Josephinecramea and bredh Penaraná neid cities from one end of the borders of Egypt even flocks, and their hierds, and all that they have, 22 Only the land of the priests bought he not; are come out of the land of Canaan; and be for the priests had a portion assigned ther of Phahold, they are in the land of Goshen.

raoh, and did eat their portion which Pharaoh 2 And he took some of his brethren, even five gave them; wherefore they sold not their lands. men, and presented them unto Pharaoh. 23 Then Joseph said unto the people, Behold, I 3 And Pharaoh said unto his brethren, What is have bought you this day and your land for Phayour occupation ? And they said unto Pharaoh, raoh : 19, here is seed for you, and ye shall sow Thy servants are shepherds, both we, and also the land. our fathers.

24 And it shall come to pass in the increase, 4 They said moreover unto Pharaoh, For to so that ye shall give the fifth part unto Pharaoh, journ in the land are we come: for thy servants and four parts shall be your own, for seed of have no pasture for their flocks, for the famine the field, and for your food, and for them of your is sore in the land of Canaan: now therefore, households, and for food for your little ones. we pray thee, let thy servants dwell in the land 25 And they said, Thou hast saved our lives : of Goshen.

let us find grace in the sight of my lord, and we 5 And Pharaoh spake unto Joseph, saying, Thy will be Pharaoh's servants. father and thy brethren are come unto thee: 26 And Joseph made it a law over the land of

6 The land of Egypt is before thee; in the best Egypt unto this day, that Pharaoh should have of the land make thy father and brethren to the fifth part ; except the land of the priests dwell; in the land of Goshen let them dwell; only, which became not Pharaoh's. and if thou knowest any men of activity among 27 f And Israel dwelt in the land of Egypt, in them, then make them rulers over my cattle. the country of Goshen; and they had possessions

7 And Joseph brought in Jacob his father, and set therein, and grew, and multiplied exceedingly. him before Pharaoh: and Jacob blessed Pharaoh. 28 And Jacob lived in the land of Egypt seven


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