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Joseph interpreteth Pharaoh's dreams. GENESIS

He is advanced. k: 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 chais 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, In my dream, the land of Egypt. behold, I stood upon the bank of the river: 44 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, I am Pha. 18 And behold, there came 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 Zaph. 19 And behold, seren other kine came up after nati-paaneah; and he gave him to wife Asenath them, poor, and very ill-favoured, and lean-flesh- the daughter of Poti-pherah priest of On: and ed, such as I never saw in all the land of Egypt Joseph went out over all the land of Egypt. for badness :

46 91 Ana 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 Pharaoli, 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, full and good: up the food in the cities: the food of the field

23 And behold, seven ears, 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 ears: 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 number.

25 1 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 unto 26 The seven good kine are seven years; and himn. 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 for. 27 And the seven thin and ill-favoured kine get all my ioil, 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 1. And the seven years of plenteousness that Pharaoh : what God is about to do be sheweuh 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 famish in 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 Joseplı; what he saith to you, do. land by reason of that fanine following: for it 56 And the famine was over all the face of the shall be very grievous.

earth: and Joseph opened ali 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- wared sore in the land of Egypt. lished by God, and God will shortly bring itto pass. 57 And all countries came into Egypt to Joseph 33 Now therefore let Pharaoh look out a mani dis- for to buy corn ; because that the famine was 80 creet and wise, and set him over theland of Egypt. sure in all lands. 34 Let Pharaoh do this, and let him appoint of

CIIAP. XLII. ficers over the land, and take up the fifth part of Jacob sends his sons to buy corn. 35 And let them gather all the food of those good in Egypt, Jacob said unto his sons, Why 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 corn in Egypt: get you down thither, and buy against the seven yenrs 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, Josephi's brother, Jacob sent Pharaoh, and in the eyes of all his servants, not with his brethren: for he said, Lest perad.

38 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 discrect and wise as thou art :

he it was that sold to all the people of the land: 40 Thou shalt be over my house, and accord- and Joseph's brethren cane, and bowed down ing unto thy word shall all my people be ruled themselves before himwith their faces to the earth. only in the ihrone will I be greater than thou. 7 And Joseph saw his brethren, and he knew

41 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, Sco, I have them, but made himself strange unto them, and get 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 biulland or Canaan to buy food.


'osept's brethren imprisoned.

CHAP. XLIII. Jacob refuseth to send 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 bro. dreamed of them, and said unto them, Yeure spies; iner, and ye shall traffick in the land. to see the nakedness of the land ye are come. 35 | 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 to 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 lo see 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, saying, Canaan : and behold, the youngest is this day Slay my two sons, ir I bring him not to thee: 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 thee again. I spake unto you, saying, Ye are spics: 38 And he said, My son shall not go down with

15 Hereby ye shall be proved: By the life of you; for his brother is dead, and he is left alone : Pharaoh ye shall not go forth hence, except your ir mischier befall him by the way in the which youngest brother come hither.

ye so, then shan ye bring down my gray hairs 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

CHÅP. XLIII. words may be proved, whether there be any

Jacob sendeth Benjamin. truth in you: o else, by the lise of l’haraoli, AND

the lamine coas sore in die land. 17 And he pui them all together into ward three up the corn which they had brought out of days.

Egypt, their father said unto them, 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 us, saying, Ye shall not he bound in the house of your prison: go ye, see my face, escept 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 verified, and ye shall noi 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 11 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 80 il saw the anguish of his soul, when he besought with me, as to tell the man whether ye had yet us, and we would not hear; therefore is this a brother? distress come upon us.

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 hear ? therefore wchold told him according to the tenor of these words: also his blood is required.

Sould 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, Send

24 And he turned himself aboui 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 dic, both we, and thou, muned with them, 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 unto thee, with corn, and to restore every man's money and sct him before thee, then let me bear the into his 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 it 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 espicd 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 honcy,

28 And he said unto his brethren, My money is spices, and myrrh, nuts, and almonds: restored; and lo, it is even in iny sack: and 12 And take double money in your hand; and 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; perhath done unto us ?

adventure it was an oversight: 99 | 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: befell 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 mer: leave one of your brethren here with me, home, and slay, and make ready: for these bien and take food for the famine of 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 Is not this it in which my lord drinketh, and

18 And the men were afraid, because they were whereby indved he divinelh ? ye have done evil brought into Joseph's house; and they said, Be- in so doing. causc of the money that was returned in our 6 11 And he overtook them, and le 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 caine near to ihe steward of Jo-should do according to this thing: seph's house, and they coinmuned with him at 8 Behold, the money which we found in our the door of the house,

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

steal out of thy lord's house silver or gold ? 21 And it came to pass, when we came 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 wons in the mouth of his sack, our bond-men, money in full weight: aud we have brought it 10 And he said, Now also let it be according" again in our hand.

unto your words: he with whom it is found sliai 2 And other money have we brought down in be my servant; and ye shall be blameless. our hands to buy food: we cannot tell who put 11 Then they speedily took down every inan his our money in our sacks,

sack to the ground and opened every man his sack. 23 And he said, Peace be to you, sear not: your 12 And he searched, and began at the eldest, God, and the God of your father, bath given you and left at the youngest: and ihe cup was found treasure in your sacks: I had your money. And in Benjamin's sack. he bronght Simeon out unto ihein.

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 11 And when Joseph came home, they brought man as I can certainly divine ? hin the present which was in their hand into the 16 And Jutlah sail, 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

97 And he asked them of their weliare, 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, lie 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 fallier. Benjanin, his mother's son, and said, Is this your 18 ! 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 lie said, God be gracious unto thee, my son. word in my lord's ears, and let not thiné anger

30 And Joseph made hasie; 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 scrvants, saying, Have ye

a father, or a brother ? 31 And he washed liis face, and went out, and 20 And we said unto my lord, We have a father, refrained hiniself, and said, Set on bread. 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 him. 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 loril, The lad cannot

33 And they sat before him, the first-bom ac- leave his father : for if lie should leave his fa. cording 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 fallier, 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. saying, Fill the men's sacks with food, as yourgest brother be with us, then will we go

: much as they can carry, and put every man's down ; for we inay, not see the man's face, exmoney in his 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 nie 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 noi 3 As soon as the morning was hight, the men since: were sent away, they, and their asses.

29 And if ye take this also from me, and mis 4 And when they were gone out of the city, and chief befall him, ye shall bring down niy gray not yet far off, Joseph said unto his steward, hairs wich sorrow to the grave. Up, follow after the inen; and when thou dost 30 Now therefore when I come to thy servang overtake them, say unto them, Wherefore have my father, and the lad be not with us; (seeing ye rewarded evil for good 3

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Joseph sendet for his father. CHAP. XLV, XI.VI. Jacob is revived with liau

31 It shall come to pass, when he seeth that the 20 Also regard not your slut': for the good lad is not with us, that he will die: and thy ser- all the laud 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 command32 For thy servanı 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 blarne 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 be sent after this manner; 34 For how shall I go up to my father, and the ten asses laden with the good things of Egyp, lad be not with me ? lest peradventure I see the and ten she-asses laden with corn and bread evil 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 deJoseph maketh himself known. parted: and he said unto them, See that ye fall Tedese ha

cosidomos refinin himself before not out by the way. all them that stood by him; and he cried,. 25 11 And they went up out of Egypt, and came Cause every inan 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 sell known unto his brethren.

he is governor over all the land of Egypt. Aud 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 bim; 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 sce him before I die. 10 me, I pray you: and they came ncar. And

CHÅP. XLVI. he said, I am Joseph your brother, whom yo sold Jacob comforted at Beer-sheba. into Egypt

Israel took his journey with all that lie yourselves, that ye sold me hither: for God did sacrifices unto the God of his father Isaac. send me before you to preserve lise.

2 And God ke unto Israel in the visions of 6 For these two years hath the famine been in the night, and said, Jacob, Jacob: and he said, the land: and yet there are five years, in the Here am 1. 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 wagons bim, 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 seed with him; and thou shalt be near unto me, thou, and thy) 7 His sons, and his sons' suns with him, his children, and thy children's children, and thy daughters, and his sons' daughters, and all bis tocks, and thy herds, and all that thou hast : seed brought he with himn into Egypt. 11 And there will I'nourish thee, (for yet there 8 11 And these are the names of the children of ere 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 see, and the eyes of 9 And the sons of Reuben; Hanoch, and ny brother Benjamin, that it is my mouth that Phallu, and Hezron, and Carmi.. speaketh unto you.

10 T And the sons of Simeon; Jemuel, and 13 And ye shall tell my father of all my glory Jamin, and Ohad, and Jachin, and Zolnar, 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 1 And the sons of Levi; Gershon, Kohath,

14 And he fell upon his brother Benjamin's neck, and Merari. and wcpt; and Benjamin wept upon his neck. 19 1 And the sons of Judah; Er, and Onan, 15 Moreover, he kissed all his brethren, and and Shelah, and Pharez, and Zarah: but Er andi wept upon thein: and after that his brethren Onan dicd in the land of Canaan. And the song talked with him.

of Pharez were Hezron, and Hamul. 16 ! And the same thereof was heard in Pha- 13 1 And the sons of Issachar; Tola, and raoh's house, saying, Joseph's brethren are conne: Phuvah, and Job, and Shimron. and it pleased Pharaoh well, and his servants. 14 1 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 daughand 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 fal of 16 17 And the sons of Gad; Ziphion, and Haggi, the land.

Shuni, and Ezbon, Eri, and Arodi, and Arell. 19 Now thou art commanded, this do ye; take 17 11 And the sons of Asker; Jimnah, and (shuab, 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 Berian ; Heber, and Dalchiel. fatber, and counc.

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Joseph's dealing in the famine. áh his daughter: and these she bare 8 And Pharaoh said unto Jacob, How old art 6, eren sixteen souls.

thou? sons of Rachel, Jacob's wife; Joseph, 9 And Jacob said unto Pharaoh, The days of jamin.

the years of my pilgrimage are a hundred and d unto Joseph in the land of Egypt were thirty years: sew 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 Poui-pherah priest of On bare' unto to the days of the years of the life of my fathers bim.

in the days of their pilgrimagc. 21 11 And the sons of Benjamin were Belah, and 10 And Jacob blessed Pharaoh, and went out Beclier, and Ashbel, Gera, and Naaman, Ehi, from before Pharaoh. and Rosh, Muppim, and Iluppim, 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 fourtcen. of Egypt, in the best of the land, in the land of 23 | And the sons of Dan; Hushim.

Rameses, as Pharaoh had commanded. A And the sons of Naphlali; Jahzeel, and 12 And Joseph nourished his father, and his Guni, and Hezer, 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 11 And there was no bread in all the land; these unto Jacob: all the souls were seven. for the famine was very sore. so that the land of 26 All the souls that came with Jacob into 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 born was found in the land of Egypt, and in the land hit in Egypt, were two souls : all the souls of or Canaan, for the corn which they bought: and the house of Jacob, which canie into Egypt, Joseph brought the money into Pharaoli's house. were threescore and ten.

15 And when money failed in the land of 28 1 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 chariot, and money faileth. went up to meet Israel his father to Goshen; 16 And Joseph said, Give your cattle ; and. 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 ezchange 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, We mily father's house, which were in the land of will not hide it from my lord, how that our moCanaan, are come unto me:

ney is spent; my lord also hath our herds of 32 And the men are shepherds, for their trade caitle: there is not aught left in the siglit of my Darth been to feed cattle ; and they have brought lord, but our bodies and our lands: their flocks, and their hierds, 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, and not die, that the land be not desolate. both we, and also our fathers: that ye pay! 20 And Joseph bought all the land of Egypt for dwell in the land of Goshen ; for every shep- Pharaoh; for the Egyptians sold every inan his Werd is an abomination unto the Egyptians. field, because the fainine prevailed over them: CUAP. XLVII.

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

21 And as for the people, he removed them to said, My father and my brethren, and their to the other end thereof, flocks, and their herds, 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 them of Pha: hold, 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 : 10, here is seed for you, and ye shall sow l'hy servants are shepherds, both we, and also the land. our fathers

24 And it shall come 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 theo, let thy servants dwell in the land 25 And they said, Thou hast saved our lives: or 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 | And Israel dwelt in the land of Egypt, in them, then make them rulers over my cattle. the country of Goshen; and they had possessiona 7 And Joseph brought in Jacob his father, and set therein, and grew, and multiplied exceedingly. him before Pharaoh: and Jacob blessed Pharaoh.l 28 And Jacob lived in the land of Egypt seven

borders of Egypt even

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