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Dukes of Edom.

GENESIS,

Joseph's dreams this was that Anah that found the

CHAP. XXXVII. mules in the wilderness, as he fed Joseph hated of his Brethren. the asses of Zibeon his father. 25. And the children tofer

Anah/A ND Jacob dwelt in the land

wherein his father was a stran were these: Dishon, and Aholiba- ger, in the land of Canaan. mah the daughter of Anah.

2 These are the generations of 26 And these are the children of Jacob. Joseph being seventeen Dishon; Hemdan, and Eshban, years old, was feeding the flock and Ithran, and Cheran.

with his brethren, and the lad was 27 The children of Ezer are with the sons of 'Bilhah, and with these; Bilhan, and Zaavan, and the sons of Zilpah, his father's Akan.

wives: and Joseph brought unto 28 The children of Dishan are his father their evil report. these; Uz, and Aran.

3 Now Israel loved Joseph more 29 These are the dukes that came than all his children, because he of the Horites ; duke Lotan, duke was the son of his old age: and Shobal, duke Zibeon, duke Anah, he made him a coat of many

30 Duke Dishon, duke Ezer, colours. duke Dishan : these are the dukes 4 And when his brethren saw that came of Hori, among their that their father loved him more dukes in the land of Seir.

than all his brethren, they hated 31 1 And these are the kings that him, and could not speak peacereigned in the land of Edom, be-ably unto him. fore there reigned any king over 5 | And Joseph dreamed a dream, the children of Israel.

and he told it his brethrer: and 32 And Bela the son of Beor they hated him yet the more. reigned in Edom; and the name of 6 And he said unto them, Hear, his city was Dinhabah.

I pray you, this dream which I have 33 And Bela died, and Jobab the dreamed: son of Zerah of Bozrah reigned in 7 For behold, we were binding his stead.

sheaves in the field, and lo, my 34 And Jobab died, and Husham sheaf arose, and also stood upright; of the land of Temani reigned in and behold, your sheaves stood his stead.

round about, and made obeisance 35 And Husham died, and Ha to my sheaf. dad the son of Bedad (who smote 8 And his brethren

said unto him, Midian in the field of Moab) reigned Shalt thou indeed reign over us? in his stead: and the name of his or shalt thou indeed have dominion city was Avith.

over us? And they hated him yet 36 And Hadad died, and Sam- the more for his dreams and for his lah of Masrekah reigned in his words. stead.

9 | And he dreamed yet another 37 And Samlah died, and Saul dream, and told it his brethren, and of Rehoboth by the river reigned said, Behold, I have dreamed a in his stead.

dream more: and behold, the sun 38 And Saul died, and Baal-ha- and the moon and the eleven stars nan the son of Achbor reigned in made obeisance to me. his stead.

10 And he told it to his father, 39 And Baal-hanan the son of and to his brethren: and his father Achbor died, and Hadar reigned in rebuked him, and said unto him, his stead: and the name of his city What is this dream that thou hast was Pau; and his wife's name dreamed ? Shall I and thy mother was Mehetabel, the daughter of and thy brethren indeed come to Matred, the daughter of Mezahab. bow down ourselves to thee to the

40 And these are the names of earth ? the dukes that came of Esau, ac 11 And his brethren envied him

; cording to their families, after but his father observed the saying. their places, by their names; duke 12 1 And his brethren went to Timnal

duke Alvah, duke Je- feed their father's flock in Shechem. theth,

13 And Israel said unto Joseph, 41 Duke Aholibamah, duke Elah, Do not thy brethren feed the flock duke Pinon,

in Shechem? Come, and I will send 42 Duke Kenaz, duke Teman, thee unto them. And he said to duke Mibzar,

him, Here am I. 43 Duke Magdiel, duke Iram: 14 And he said to him, Go, I these be the dukes of Edom, ac- pray thee, see whether it be well cording to their habitations, in the with thy brethren, and well with land of their possession: he is the flocks; and bring me word Esau, the father of the Edomites. again. So he sent him out of the

He is sold

CHAP. XXXVIII. by his brethren vale of Hebron, and he came to 30 And he returned unto his Shechem.

brethren, and said, The child is 15 11 And a certain man found not: and I, whither shall I go? him, and behold, he was wandering 31 And they took Joseph's coat, in the field and the man asked and killed a kid of the goats, and him, saying, What seekest thou? dipped the coat in the blood.

16 And he said, I seek my bre 32 And they sent the coat of thren: tell me, I pray thee, where many colours, and they brought it they feed their flocks.

to their father; and said, This have 17 And the man said, They are we found: know now whether it departed hence: for I heard them be thy son's coat or no. Bay, Let us go to Dothan. And 33 And he knew it, and said, It Joseph went after his brethren, and is my son's coat; an evil beast found them in Dothan.

hath devoured him: Joseph is 18 And when they saw him afar without doubt rent in pieces, off, even before he came near unto 34 And Jacob rent his clothes, them, they conspired against him and put sackcloth upon his loins, to slay him.

and mourned for his son many 19 And they said one to another, days. Behold this dreamer cometh.

35 And all his song and all his 20. Come now therefore, and let daughters rose up to comfort him; us slay him, and cast him into some but he refused to be comforted; pit; and we will say, Some evil and he said, For I will go down beast hath devoured him; and we into the grave unto my son mournshall see what will become of his ing. Thus his father wept for dreams.

him. 21 And Reuben heard it, and he 36 And the Midianites sold him delivered him out of their hands; into Egypt unto Potiphar, an offi-. and said, Let us not kill him. cer of Pharaoh's, and captain of

22 And Reuben said unto them, the guard.
Shed no blood, but cast him into CHAP. XXXVIII.
this pit that is in the wilderness,

Posterity of Judah. might rid him out of their hands, AND it came to pass at that time,

that Judah went down froni to deliver him to his father again his brethren, and turned in to a 23 And it came to pass when certain Adullamite, whose name Joseph was come unto his brethren, was Hirah. that they stript Joseph out of his 2 And Judah saw there a daughcoat, his coat of many colours thatter of a certain Canaanite, who3e was on him.

name was Shuah; and he took her, 24 And they took him, and cast and went in unto her. him into a pit: and the pit was 3 And she conceived, and bare a empty, there was no water in it. son; and he called his name Er.

25 And they sat down to eat 4 'And she conceived again, and bread : and they lifted up their eyes bare a son; and she called his and looked, and behold, a com- name Onan. pany of Ishmaelites came from Gi 5 And she yet again conceived! lead, with their camels bearing and bare a son; and called his spicery, and balm, and myrrh, name Shelah : and he was at Cho going to carry it down to Egypt. zib, when she bare him.

26 And Judah said unto his 6 And Judah took a wife for Er brethren, What profit is it if we his first-born, whose name was alay our brother, and conceal his Tamar. blood?

7 And Er, Judah's first-born, 27 Come, and let us sell him to was wicked in the sight of the the Ishmaelites, and let not our LORD; and the LORD slew him. hand be upon him; for he is our 8 And Judah said unto Onan, brother, and our flesh: and his Go in unto thy brother's wife, and brethren were content.

marry her, and raise up seed to 28 Then there passed by Midian-thy brother. ites, merchant-men; and they drew 9 And Onan knew that the seed and lifted up Joseph out of the pit, should not be his : and it came to and sold Joseph to the Ishmaelites pass, when he went in unto his for twenty pieces of silver and brother's wife, that he spilled it on they brought Joseph into Egypt. the ground, lest that he should give

29 T And Reuben returned unto seed to his brother. the pit; and behold, Joseph was 10 And the thing which he did not in the pit: and he rent his displeased the LORD: wherefore clothes.

he slew him also.

Tamar decciveth Judah. GENESIS, Birth of Pharez, &c.

11 Then said Judah to Tamar his 24 1 And it came to pass about daughter-in-law, Remain a widow three months after, that it was told at thy father's house, till Shelah Judah, saying, Tamar thy daughmy son be grown;, (for he said, ter-in-law hath played the harlot; Lest peradventure he die also as and also, behold, she is with child his brethren did :) and Tamar by. whoredom. And Judah said, went and dwelt in her father's Bring her forth, and let her be house.

burnt. 12 1 And in process of time, the 25 When she was brought forth, daughter of Shuah, Judah's wife she sent to her father-in-law, say died: and Judah was comforted, ing, By the man whose these are, and went up unto his sheep-shearers am I with child; and she said, to Timnath, he and his friend Hi-Discern, I pray thee, whose are rah the Adullamite.

these, the signet, and bracelets, and 13 And it was told Tamar, say- staff. ing, Behold, thy father-in-law 26 And Judah acknowledged goeth up to Timnath, to shear his them, and said, She hath been sheep.

more righteous than I; because 14 And she put her widow's gar- that I gave her not to Shelah my ments off from her, and covered son: and he knew her again no her with a vail, and wrapped more. herself, and sat in an open place, 27 And it came to pass in the which is by the way to Timnath time of her travail, that behold, for she saw that Shelah was grown, twins were in her womb. and she was not given unto him to 28 And it came to pass when wife.

she travailed, that the one put out 15 When Judah saw her, he his hand; and the midwife took thought her to be a harlot; because and bound upon his hand a scarlet she had covered her face.

thread, saying, This came out first. 16 And he turned unto her by the 29 And it came to pass as he way, and said, Go to, I pray thee, drew back his hand, that behold, let me come in unto thee; (for he his brother came out; and she said, knew not that she was his daughter- How hast thou broken forth ? this in-law:) and she said, What wilt breach be upon thee: therefore his thou give me, that thou mayest name was called Pharcz. come in unto me?

30 And afterward came out his 17 And he said, I will send thee a brother that had the scarlet thread kid from the flock: and she said, upon his hand; and his name was Wilt thou give me a pledge, till called Zarah. thou send it?

CHAP. XXXIX. 18 And he said, What pledge Joseph's Advancement. shall I give thee?' and she said, Thy signet, and thy bracelets, and to Egypt: and Potiphar, an thy staff that is in thy hand: and officer of Pharaoh, captain of the he gave it her, and came in unto guard, an Egyptian, bought him her, and she conceived by him. of the hands of the Ishmaelites,

19 And she arose and went away which had brought him down and laid by her vail from her, and thither. put on the garments of her widow 2 And the LORD was with Jo. hood.

seph, and he was a prosperous 20 And Judah sent the kid by the man: and he was in the house of hand of his friend the Adullamite, his master the Egyptian. lo receive his pledge from the 3 And his master saw that the woman's hand: but he found her LORD was with him, and that tho not.

LORD made all that he did to 21 Then he asked the men of prosper in his hand. that place, saying, Where is the 4 And Joseph found grace in his harlot that was openly by the way sight, and he served him: and ho side ? An ey said, There was made him overseer over his house, no harlot in this place.

and all that he had he put into his 22 And he returned to Judah, hand. and said, I cannot find her; and 5 And it came to pass from the also the men of the place said, time that he had made him overthat there was no harlot in this seer in his house, and over all that place.

he had, that the LORD blessed the 23 And Judah said, Let her Egyptian's house, for Joseph's take it to her, lest we be shamed: sake; and the blessing of the behold, I sent this kid, and thou LORD was upon all that he had in hast not found her.

the house, and in the field.

Joseph tempted

CHAP. XL.

by his mistress 6 And he left all that he had in 21 1 But the LORD was with Joseph's hand; and he knew not Joseph, and shewed him mercy, aught he had, save the bread and gave him favour in the sight of which he did eat: and Joseph was the keeper of the prison. a goodly person, and well-fa 22 And the keeper of the prison voured.

committed to Joseph's hand all the 7 11 And it came to pass after prisoners that were in the prison; these things, that his master's wife and whatsoever they

did there, he cast her eyes upon Joseph: and was the doer of it. she said, Lie with me.

23 The keeper of the prison look8 But he refused, and said unto ed not to any thing that was under his master's wife, Behold, my mas- his hand; because the LORD was ter wotteth not what is with me with him: and that which he did, in the house, and he hath commit- the LORD made it to prosper. ted all that he hath to my hand;

CHAP. XL. 9 There is none greater in this Pharaoh's Butler and Baker. house than I ; neither hath he kept back any thing from me, but thee,

A to

things, that the butler of the because thou art his wife: how king of Egypt and his baker had then can I do this great wicked- offended their lord the king of ness, and sin against God?

Egypt. 10 And it came to pass, as she 2 And Pharaoh was wroth against spake to Joseph day by day, that two of his officers, against the chief he hearkened not unto her, to lie of the butlers, and against the chief by her, or to be with her.

of the bakers. 11 And it came to pass about this 3 And he put them in ward in the time, that Joseph went into the house of the captain of the guard, house to do his business; and there into the prison, the place where was none of the men of the house Joseph was bound. there within.

4 And the captain of the guard 12 And she caught him by his charged Joseph with them, and he garment, saying, Lie with me: and served them;

and they continued a he left his garment in her hand, season in ward. and fled, and got him out.

5 1 And they dreamed a dream 13 And it came to pass, when both of them, each man his dream she saw that he had left his gar- in one night, each man according ment in her hand, and was ied to the interpretation of his dream; forth,

the butler and the baker of the 14 That she called unto the men king of Egypt, which were bound of her house, and spake unto them, in the prison. saying, See, he hath brought in a 6 And Joseph came in unto them Hebrew unto us to mock us: he in the morning, and looked upon came in unto me to lie with me, them, and behold, they were sad. and I cried with a loud voice:

7 And he asked Pharaoh's offi. 15 And it came to pass, when he cers that were with him in the heard that I lifted up iny voice and ward of his lord's house, saying, cried, that he left his garment with Wherefore look ye so sadly tome, and fled, and got him out.

16 And she laid up his garment 8 And they said unto him, We by her, until his lord came home. have dreamed a dream, and there

17 And she spake unto him ac- is no interpreter of it. And Joseph cording to these words, saying, said unto them, Do not interpretaThe Hebrew servant which thou tions belong to God? Tell me them, hast brought unto us, came in unto I pray you. me to mock me:

9 And the chief butler told his 18 And it came to pass as I lifted dream to Joseph, and said unto up my voice and cried, that he left him, In my dream, behold, a vine his garment with me, and fled out. was before me;

19 And it came to ss, when 10 And in the vine were three his master heard the words of his branches: and it was as though it wife, which she spake unto him, budded, and her blossoms shot saying, After this manner did thy forth; and the clusters thereof servant to me;

that his wrath was brought forth ripe grapes: kindled.

11 And Pharaoh's cup was in my 20 And Joseph's master took hand: and I took the grapes, and him, and put him into the prison, pressed them into Pharaoh's cup; a place where the king's prisoners and I gave the cup into Pharaoh's were bound : and he was there in hand. the prison.

12 And Joseph said unto him,

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day?

Pharaoli's vutler and baker. GENESIS,

His two dreams This is the interpretation of it: fleshed kine did eat up the seven The three branches are three days: well-favoured and fat kine. Su

13 Yet within three days shall Pharaoh awoke. Pharaoh lift up thy head, and re 5 And he slept and dreamed the store thee unto thy place: and thou second time: and behold, seven shalt deliver Pharaoh's cup into ears of corn came up upon one his hand, after the former manner stalk, rank and good. when thou wast his butler.

6. And behold, seven thin ears 14 But think on me when it shall and blasted with the east wind be well with thee, and shew kind- sprung up after them. ness, I pray thee, unto me, and 7 And the seven thin ears demake mention of' me unto Pha- voured the seven rank and full raoh, and bring me out of this ears. And Pharaoh awoke, and house:

behold, it was a dream. 15 For indeed I was stolen away 8 And it came to pass in the out of the land of the Hebrews: morning, that his spirit was trouand here also have I done nothing bled; and he sent and called for all that they should put me into the the magicians of Egypt, and all the dungeon.

wise men thereof; and Pharaoh 16 When the chief baker saw told them his dreams; but there that the interpretation was good, was none that could interpret them he said unto Joseph, I also was in unto, Pharaoh. my dream, and behold, I had three 9 T Then spake the chief butler white baskets on my head :

unto Pharaoh, saying, I do remem17 And in the uppermost basket ber my faults this day: there was of all manner of bake 10 Pharaoh was wroth with his meats for Pharaoh: and the birds servants, and put me in ward in the did eat them out of the basket upon captain of the guard's house, both my head.

me, and the chief baker: 18 And Joseph answered, and 11 And we dreamed a dream in said, This is the interpretation one night, I and he: we dreamed thereof: The three baskets are each man according to the interthree days:

pretation of his dream. 19 Yet within three days shall 12 And there was there with us Pharaoh lift up thy head from off a young man, a Hebrew, servant thee, and shall hang thee on a tree; to the captain of the guard; and and the birds shall eat thy flesh we told him, and he interpreted to from off thec.

us our dreams; to each man ac20 1 And it came to pass

third cording to his dream he did inday, which was Pharaoh's birth-terpret. day, that he made a feast unto all 13 And it came to pass, as he his servants: and he lifted up the interpreted to us, so it was: me he head of the chief butler and of the restored unto mine office, and him chief baker among his servants.

he hanged. 21 And he restored the chief 14 Then Pharaoh sent and butler unto his butlership again: called Joseph, and they brought and he gave the cup into Pharaoh's him hastily out of the dungeon: and hand :

he shaved himself, and changed his 2 But he hanged the chief raiment, and came in unto Pharaoh. haker, as Joseph had interpreted

15 And Pharaoh said unto Joto them.

seph, I have dreamed a dream, and 23 Yet did not the chief butler there is none that can interpret it: remember Joseph, but forgat him. and I have heard say of thee, that CHAP. XLI.

thou canst understand a dream to Pharaoh's two Dreams. interpret it.

16 And Joseph answered PhaAND it came to pass at the end

of two full years, that Pharaoh raoh, saying, It is not in me: God dreamed: and behold, he stood by shall give Pharaoh an answer of the river.

peace. 2 And behold, there came up

17 And Pharaoh said unto Joout of the river seven well-favoured seph, In my dream, behold, I stood kine and fat-fleshed; and they fed upon the bank of the river: in a meadow.

18 And behold, there came up 3 And behold, seven other kine out of the river seven kine, fatcame up after them out of the river, fleshed, and well-favoured ; and ill-favoured and lean-fleshed; and they fed in a meadow : stood by the other kine upon the 19 And behold, seven other kine brink of the river.

came up after them, poor, and very 4 And the ill-favoured and lean-lill-favoured, and lean-fleshed, such

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