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Kings and dukes os Edom. GENESIS

Soseph's dream 19 And these are the sons of Aholi 41 Duke Abolibamah, duke Elab, bainah, Esau's wife ; duke Jeush, duke duke Pinon, Jaalam, duke Korak: these were the 42 Duke Kenaz, duke Teman, duke rukes that came of Aholibamah, the Mibzar, daughter of Anah, Esau's wife.

43 Duke Magdiel, duke Iram : These 19 These are the sons of Esau, who be tbe dukes of Edom, according to is Edom, and these are their dukes. their habitations in tbe land oi their

20 These are the sons of Seir the possession : he is Esau, the father of the Horite, who inhabited the land ; Lotan, Edomites. and Shobal, and Zibeon, and Anah,

CHAP. XXXVII. 21. Anhebeisbon, and Ezer; in D: AND Jacob dwelt in the land where rites, the children of Seir in the land the land of Canaan. o Edom.

2 These are the generations of Jacob. 99 And the children of Lotan were Josepa, being seventeen years old, was Hori and Heman : and Lotan's sister feeding the rock with his brethren ; was Tumna.

and the lad was with the sons of Bilbah, 23 And the children of Shobal were and with the sons of Zilpah, bis father's thiese

Alvan, and Manabath, and wives: and Joseph brought unto his Eral, shepho, and Onam.

father their evil report. 94 And these are the children of 3 Now Israel loved Josepb more than Zibeon ; both Ajah and Anah: this was all his children, because he was the son that Anah that found the mules in the of his old age: and he made hinı a wilderness, as be fed the asses of Zi-coat of many colours. beon his father.

4 And when his brethren saw that 25 And the children of Anab were their father loved him more than all these; Dishon, and Aholibamah the bis brethren, they hated hiin, and couid daughter of Anah.

not speak peaceably unto hiin. 26 And these are the children of 5 And Joseph dreamed a dream,.. Dishon; Hemdan, and Esbban, and and he told it his brethren : and they Ithran, and Cheran.

hated him yet the more. 27 The children of Ezer are these ; 6 And he said unto them, Hear, ! Bilhan, and Zaaran, and Akan. pray you, this dream wbich I have

28 The children of Dishan are these ; dreamed Uz, and Aran.

7 For, behold, we were binding 29 These are the dukes that came of sheaves in the field, and, lo, my sheas The Horites; duke Lotan, duke Sho- arose, and also stood upright; and, bal, duke Zibeon, duke Anah,


your sheaves stood round 30 Duke Dishon, duke Ezer, duke about, and made obeisance to my Dishan. These are the dukes that came sheaf. of Hori, among 'their dukes in the cand. 8. And his brethren said to him, of Seir.

Shalt thou indeed reign over us? or 31 And these are the kings that shalt thou indeed have dominion over reigned in the land of Edom, before us? And they bated hiin yet the more There reigned any king over the chil- for his dreams, and for his words. tren of Israel

9 And he dreamed yet another 32 And Bela, the son of Beor, reigned dream, and told it his brethren, and in Edom: and the name of his city said, Behold, I have dreamed a dream los Dinhabah.

more; and, behold, the sun, and the 33 And Bela died; and Jobab, the son moon, and the eleven stars, made obei. of Zerah of Bozrah, reigned in his stead. sance to me.

31 And Johab died; and Husham ot 10 And he told it to his father, and the land of Temani reigned in his stead. to his brethren: and his father rebuked

35 And Husham died; and Hadad, him, and said unto him, What is this The son of Bedad, who sinote Midian in dream that thou hast dreamed > Shail the field of Moab, reigned in his stead; 1, and thy mother, and thy brethren, and the name of his city was Avith.

indeed come to bow down ourselves 36 And Hauad died, and Samlah ot to thee to the earth? Mastekai reigned in his stead.

11 And his brethren envied bim 37 And Sambah died ; and Saul of but his father observed the saying. Retroboth by the river reignedqa bis

12 T And his brethren went to feed stead.

their father's flock in Shechem. 39 And Saul died; and Banl-hanan, 13 And Israel said ant Joseph, no the son of Achbor, reigned in his stead. not thy brethren feed the fock in 'She

39. And Baal-banan, the son of Ach chem come, and I wili sinu thee unto hor died; and Hadar reigned in his them. And he said to him, Here steart: and the name of his city sus am l. Pau; and his wife's name was Mehe. 14 And he said to him, Go, ! pray talvel, the daughter oi Matred, the thee, see whether it be well with the daughter of Mezabab.

brethren, and well with the flocks; and 40 And these are the names of the brug me word again. So be sent hinn diukes that came of Esau, according to out of the vale of Hebron, and he came their families, after tbeir places, by to Shechem. fir nnnes ; duke Tintini, duks 15 And a certain man found him, ! ,, duke Jetueth,

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Hus brethren sell him. CHAP. XXXVIII. Tamar decchieth Judah. field: and the man asked hiin, saying,1 34 And Jacob rent his clothes, an What seekest thou?

put sackcloth upon his loins, a1.1 16 And be said, I seek my brethren: mourned for his son many days. tell me, I pray thee, where they seed 35 And ali bis sons and all his daugh their flocks

ters rose up to confort him, but 17 And the man said, They are de- refused to be comforted: and he sun parted hence ; for I beard them say, For I will go down into the grave unt Let us go to Dothan. And Joseph my son mourning. Thus his fathe went after his brethren, and found them wept for him. in Dothan.

36 And the Midianites sold him in 19 And when they saw him afar Egypt, unto Potiphar, an officer o off, even before he came near unto Pharaoh's, and captain of the guard. them, they conspired against him to

CHAP. XXXVIII. slay him.

Judah Wit Behold, this dreamer cometh.

thren, and turned into a certain Adu 20 Come now, therefore, and let us lamité, whose name was Híralı. slay him, and cast him into some pit ; 2 And Judah saw there a daughter and we will say, Some evil beast hath a certain Canaanite, whose namen devoured him and we shall see what Shuah; and he took her, and went will become of his dreams.

unto her. 21 And Reuben heard it, and he 3 And she conceived, and bare. sor delivered him out of their hands; and and he called his name Er. said, Let us not kill him.

4 And she conceived again, and ba: 92 And Reuben said unto them, Shed a son; and, she called his naine 0 110 blood, but cast him into this pit 5 And she yet again conceived, a, that is in the wilderness, and lay no bare a son; and called his bime si Land upon him ; that he might rid him Ish: and he was at Chezib wbens out of their baids, to deliver him to bare him. tis father again.

6 And Judah took a wife for Er hat 23 And it caune to pass, when Joseph first-horn, whose name aus Tamar. was come unto his brethren, that they 7 And Er, Judah's first-born, stripped Joseph out of his coat, his wicked in the sight of the LORD ; a coat of many colours, taat was on him : the LORD slew him.

24 And they took him, and cast him 8 And Judah said unto Onan, Goi into a pit: and the pit was einpty, unto thy brother's wife, and mirty there was no water in it.

and raise up seed to thy brother. 25 And they sat down to eat bread : 9 And Onan knew that the fi and they lifted up their eyes, and sbould not be bis : and it came to pa looked, and, behold, a company of when he went in unto his brother Ishmeelites came from Gilead, with wife, that he spilled it on the grou! their camels bearing spicery and balm lest that he should give seed to us b... and myrrh, going to carry it down to ther. Egypt.

To And the thing which he did it 26 And Judah said unto his brethren, pleased the LORD; wherefore he si What profit is it if we slay our brother, him also. and cor.ceal his blood ?

11 Then said Judah to Tanar tai 27 Coine, and let us sell him to the daughter-in-law, Remain a widow: Ishmeelites, and let not our hand be thy father's house till Shelab my sonde upon him; for he is our brotier and our grown : for he said, Ler peradventure fesh : And bis brethren were content. be die also, as his bretbren did. Ain

28 Then there passed by Midianites, Tamar went and dwelt in her fathie merchantmen; and they drew and lift house. ed up, Joseph out of the pit, and sold 12 And in process of time the day! Joseph to the Ishmeelites for twenty ter of Shuah, Judah's wife, dici: pieces of silscr: and they brought Jo-Judah was comforted, and went up septı into Egypt.

to bis sheepsbearers to Tirunat, le 99 And Reuben returned unto the his friend Hirah the Adullamite. pit ; and, behold, Joseph was not in 13 And it was told Tamar, sayin the pit : and he rent his clothes : Behold, thy father-in-law goetb uply

30' And he returned unto bis bre- Timnath to shear his sheep. tbred, and said, The child is not; and 14 And she put her widow's garment T, whither shall I go!

off from her, and covered ber with 31 And they took Joseph's coat, and veil, and wrapped herself, and sat ir killed a kid of the goats, and dipped an open place,

which is by the way to the coat in the blood :

Timnath : for she saw that Shelah wil 32 And they sent the coat of many grown, and she was not given unto him colours, and they brought it to their to wife. father, and said, This bave we found : 15 When Judah saw her, he though know how whether it be thy son's coat her to be an hariot ; because she ha 01 no

covered her face. 33 And he knew it, and said, It is 16 And he turned unto her by the my son's coat; an evil beast bath de- way, and said, Go to, I pray thee, voured him: Joseph is without doubt me come in unto thee; (for be kan LEQL in pieces.

not that she was bis daughter a-lav

Joseph's advancement.

GENESIS. Joseph tempted by his mistress. And she said, What wilt thon give me, and he was a prosperous man: and be that thou mayest come in unto me? was in the house of his master the

17 And he said, I will send thee a kid Egyptian. froin the slock. And she said, Wilt 3 And his master saw that the LORD thou give me a pledge till thou send it was with him, and that the LORD

19 And he said, What pledge shall I made all that he did to prosper in his give thee? And she said, Tby signet, hand. and thy bracelets, and thy statl that is 4 And Joseph found grace in his la thine hand: And begave it her, and sight, and he served bim : and he inade came in unto ber; and she conceived him overseer over his house, and all by him.

that he had he put into his hand. 19 And she arose, and went away, 5 And it came to pass, from the time and said by her vail from her, and put that he had made him orerseer in his on the garments of her widowhood. house, and over all that he had, that the

20 And Judan sent the kid by the LORD blessed the Egyptian's house for hand oi his friend the Adullamite, lo Joseph's sake ; and the blessing of the tereive his pledge froin the woman's LORD was upon all that he had in the bund; but lie found her not.

house, and in the field. 21 Then he asked the men of that 6 And he left all that he had in Joplace, saying, Where is the harlot, that seph's band; and he'knew not ought tuas openly by the way-side? And thev le bad, save the bread which he did said, 'There was no harlot in this eat, And Joseph was a goodly persori, place.

and well-favoured. 22 And he returned to Judah, ar.d 7 And it came to pass after these raid, i cannot find her, and also the things, that his master's wife cast ber inen of the place said, that there was eyes upon Joseph; and she said, Lie 110 hariot in this place.

with me. 23 And Judah said, Let her take it 8 But he refused ; and said into his toler, lest it be sumed: behold, ! master's wife, Behold, my inaster wote seat this kid, and thou hast not found teth not what is with me in the house,

and he hath committed all that he bath 24 And it came to pass, about three to my hand : months after, that it was told Jutab, 9 There is none greater in this house saying, Tamar thy daughter-in-law hath than l; reither nath he kept back any played the larlot; and also, behold, thing from me but thee, because thou she is with child by woredom. And art his wife : how then can I do this vudah sad, Bring her forth, and let her great wickedness, and sin against God? De burnt.

10 And it came to pass, as she spake 9. When she was brought forth, she to Joseph day by day, that he hearken. sent to her father-inlaw, saying, By the ed not unto her, to lie by her, or to be man whose these are, an l with child: with her. and she said, Discern, I pray thee, 11 And it came to pass, about this whose are these, the signet, and brace time, that Joseph went into the house lets, and staff.

to do his business; and there was one 26 And Judah acknowledged them, of the men of the house there withand said, She hath been more righte-in. ous tiran l; because that i gave her not 12 And she caught him by his garto Shtlah my son. And he knew her inent, saying, Lie with me and be again no more.

left bis girment in her hand, and fled, 27 Ard it came to pass, in the tune and got him out. of ber travail, that, bebold, twins werd 13 And it came to pass, when she 11 her wornh.

saw that he had left his garnient ia 25 And it came to pass, when she her hand, and was fled forth, travailed, that the one put out his hand; 14 That she called unto the men of and the midwide took in Hound upon her house, and spake unto them, sayo tois hand a scarlet threui, saying, This ing, See, he hath brought in an Hebrew able out first.

unto us to mock us; he came in unto 29 And it came to pass, as he drew me to lie with me, 'and I cried with back his band, that, behold, his brother a loud voice. came out and she said, How hast thou 15 And it came to pass, when he broken forth this breach be upon heard that I lifted up my voice and thee : therefore his came was called cried, that he left his garment with Pharez.

me, and fled, and got him out. 30 And afterward came out his bro. 16 And she laid up his garinent by ther, that had the scariet thread upon her, until his lord came home. Dodne hand; and his name was called 17. And she spake unto him according arah.

to these words, saying, The Hebrew CHAP. XXXIX.

servant, which ihoji hast brought unto AND. Josepho was brought down to us, cante in unto ine to mock mited Pharaoh, catain of the guard, an Eyyp my voice and cried, that he left bis garvan bought him of the builds on the ment with me. and sed out. abruceiites, which had brought hirin 19 And it came to pass, when his gril thither.

inister heard the words of his wife, the LORD was with Joseph, which she spake unto him, saying

Pharaoli's butier and baker. CHAP. XL. XIL Pharaoh's 90 dreams. After this manner did thy servant to, after the former manner when tbo me, that bis wrath was kindled. wast his butler.

20 And Joseph's master took him, 14 But think on me when it shall and put him into the prison, a place well with thee, and shew kindness, where the king's prisoners were bound : pray thee, unto me; and make one end he was there in the prison. tion of nie unto Pharaoh, and bring a

21 But the LORD was with Joseph, out of this house. And shewed bim mercy, and gave him 15 For indeed I was stolen away o tavour in the sight of the keeper of the of the land of the Hebrews; and he prison.

also have I done nothing that the 22 And the keeper of the prison sbould put me into the dungeon. committed to Joseph's band all the 16 When the chief naker saw th prisoners that were in the prison; and the interpretation was good, be sa whatsoever they did there, he was the unto Joseph, I also was in my dican doer of it.

and, behold, I had three white baske 23 The keeper of the prison looked on my head: not to any thing that was under his 17 'And in the uppermost has'. hand; because the LORD was with there was of all manner of bake-te him ; and that which he did, the LORD for Pharaoh ; and the birds dit made it to prosper.

them out of the basket upon the CHAP. XL.

18 And Joseph answered and ANT ND it came to pass, after these This is the interpretation thereo: : 1

things, that the butler of the king three baskets are three days. of Egypt, and his baker, had offended 19 Yet within three days shall Plı their lord the king of Egypt.

raoh lift up thy head froin off thee, a And Pharaoh was wroth against shall hang thee on a tree; and ! two of his officers, against the chief of birds shall eat thy flesh from off the the butlers, and against the chief of the 20 And it came to pass their bakers.

day, which was Pharaoli's birt i 3 And be put them in ward in the that he made a fenst unto all his se house of the captain of the guard, into vants : and he lifted up the head of the prison, the place where Joseph was chief butler, and of the chief bak bound.

among bis servants. 4 And the captain of the guard 21 And he restored the chief but charged Joseph with them, and he unto his butlersbip again ; and he ga served them; and they continued a the cup into Pharaoh's hand: season in ward.

22 But he hanged the chier baker, 5 And they dreamed a dream both Joseph had interpreted to them. of them, each man bis dream in one 93 Yet did not the chief butler night, each man according to the in-member Joseph, but forgat him. terpretation of his dream, the butler

CHAP. XLI. and the baker of the king of Egypt, AND

it came to pass, at the end 6 And Joseph came in unto them in dreamed; and, behold, he stood the morning, and looked upon them, the river. and, behold, they were sad.

2 And, behold, there came up 7 And he asked Pharaoh's officers of the river seven well-favoured in that were with him in the ward of bis and fat-fleshed; and they sed in lord's bouse, saying, Wherefore look neadow ye so sadly to-day?

3 And, bebold, seven other ki 8 And they said unto him, we have came up after them out of the rive dreamed a dream, and there is no in- i!l-favoured, and lean-fleshed ; terpreter of it. And Joseph said unto stood by the other kine upon the brii them, Do not interpretations belong of the river. to God? Tell me then, I pray you. 4 And the ill-favoured and lea

9 And the chief butler told his dream fleshed kine did eat up the seven we to Joseph, and said to him, Is my favoured and fat kine. So Phara dream,' behold, a vine was before awoke. une;

5 And be slept, and dreamed the 10 And in the vine were three branch-cond time : and, behold, seven ears es : and it was as though it budded, corn caine up upon one stalk, rank a and her blossoins shot forth, and the good. clusters thereof brought forth ripe 6 And, behold, seven thin ears, ar grapes :

biasted with the east wind, sprung ii And Pharaoh's cup was in my after them. band; and I took the grapes, and 7 And the seven thin ears devour pressed them into Pharaoh's cup, and the seven rank and full ears. And P i gave the cap into Pharaob's hand. raoh awoke, and behold it was a drea

12 And Joseph said unto him, This 8 And it came to pass in the mo is the interpretation of it: The threeing that bis spirit was troubled ; branches are three days.

be sent and called for all the magici 13 Yet witbin three days shall Phar of Egypt, and all the wise men the raoh lift up thine head, and restore of : and Pharaoh told thern his drea thee unto thy place: and thou shalt but there was none that could inter

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Pharaon's dreams,


Interpreted hy Joseph. 9 Then spake tbe chief butler unto 29 This is the thing which I have Pharaoh, saying, I do remember my spoken unto Pharaoh; what God is faults this day.

about to do he sheweth unto Pharaoh. 10 Pharaoh was wroth with his ser 29 Behold, there come seven years vants, and put me in ward in the of great plenty throughout all the land captain of the guard's house, both me of Egypt: and the chief baker.

30 And there shall arise after them 11 And we dreamed a dream in one seren years of famine; and all the night, I and he; we dreamed each man plenty shall be forgotten in the land of according to the interpretation of his Egypt; and the famine shall consume dream.

the land : 19 And there was there with us a 31 And the plenty shall not be young man, an Hebrew, servant to the known in the land by reason of that captain of the guard ; and we told him, famine following: for it shall be very and he interpreted to us our dreams: grievous. to each mani according to his dream 32 And for that the dream was donbe did interpret.

bled unto Pharaoh twice; it is because 13 And it came to pass, as he inter the thing is established by God, and preted to us so it was : me he re. God will shortly bring it to pass. flored unto mine office, and hin he 33 Now, therefore, Tet Pharaoh look hanged.

out a man discreet and wise, and set 14 Then Pharaoh sent and cailed Jo- him over the land of Egypt. seph, and they brought him hastily 34 Let Pharaoh do this, and let him out of the dungeon : and he shaved appoint officers over the land, and take himself, and changed his raiment, and up the fifth part of the land of Egypt came in unto Pharaoh.

in the seven plenteous years. 15 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, 1 35 And let them gather all the food have dreamed a dream, and there is of those good years i bat come, and lay pone that can interpret it: and I have up corn under the band of Pharaoh, heard say of thee, ihat thou canst un- and let them keep food in the cities. derstand a dreain to interpret it: 36 And that food shall be for store to

16 And Joseph answered Pharaoh, the land against the seven years of fas saying, It is not in me: God shall givé mine, which shall be in the land of Pharaoh an answer of peace.

Egypt; that the land perish not througba 17 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, in the famine. my dream, behold, I stood upon the 37 And the thing was good in the bank of the river:

eyes of Pharaoh, and in the eyes of all 18 And, behold, there came up out his servants. of the river seven kine, fat-feshed, and 38 And Pharaoh said unto his serwell-favoured; and they fed in a vants, Can we find such a one as this Ineadow.

is, a man in whom the Spirit of God 19 And, behold, seven other kine is? came up after them, poor and very ill 39 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, favoured, and lean-fleshed, such as ! Forasmuch as God hath shewed thee never saw in all the land of Egypt for all this, there is none so discreet and badness:

wise as thou art : 99 And the lean and the ill-favoured 40 Thou shalt be over my house, and Line did eat up the first seven fat kine : according unto thy word shall all-iny

21 And when they had eaten them people be ruled : only in the throne up, it could not be known that they will I be greater than thou. had eaten thein ; but they were still 41 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, ill-favoured, as at the beginning. So See, I have set thee over all the land I awoke.

of Egypt. 92 And I saw in my dream, and, 42 And Pharaoh took off his ring bebold, seven ears came up in one from his hand, and put it upon Jostalk, full and good :

seph's hand, and arrayed him in ves23 And, behold, seven ears, wither-tures of fine linen, and put a gold ed, thin, and blasted with the east chain about his neck: wind, sprung up after them :

43 And he made him to ride in the 24 And the thin ears devoured the second chariot which he bad : and they seven good ears. And I told this unto cried before him, Bow the knee: and the magicians; but there was none that he made him ruler over all the land of could declare it to me.

Egypt. 25 And Joseph said unto Pharaoh, 41 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, I The dream of Pharaoh is one; God am Pharaoh, ar.d without thee shall no hath shewed Pharaob wiat he is about nan lift up bus band or foot in all the to do.

land of Egypt. 26 The seven good kine are seven 45 And Pharaoh called Joseph's name years; and the seven good ears are Zaphnath-paaneah ; and he gave him to seven years: the dream is one. wife Asenath the daughter of Potre

27 And the seven thin and ill-fa- pberah pries: of On. And Joseph werx voured kine, that came up after them, out over all the land of Egypt. are seven years, and the seven empty 46 And Joseph was tbirty years old ears, blasted with the east wind, sball when he stood before Pbaraoh king seven years of famine.

of Egypt. And Joseph went out from

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