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Joseph's dealing in the famine: GENESIS. he vistieth his sick father. come; for thy servants have no pas pour land will be servants unto Pharaob, ture for their flocks; for the fainine is and give us seed, that we may live aind sore in the land of Canaan : now there. not die, that the land be not desolate. fore, we pray thee, let thy servants 20 And Joseph bought all the land dwell in the land of Goshen..

of Egypt for Pharaoh; for the Egyp5 And Pharaoh spake unto Joseph, tians sold 'every inan his field, because saying, Thy father and thy brethren the famine prevailed over them : so are corne unto thee:

the land became Pharaoh's. 0 The land of Egypt is before thee : 21 And as for the people, he renroved fr: the hest of the land make thy father them to cities froin one end of the and brethien to dweil; in the land of borders of Egypt even to the other end Goshen let them dwell : and if thoutbereof. knowest any inen of activity among 29 Only the land of the priests bought thein, then inake them rulers over my he not; for the priests liad a portion cattle.

assigned them of Pharaoh, and did eat 7 | And Joseph brought in Jacob bis their portion which Pharaoh gave father, and set' bin before Pharaoh : them; wheicfore they sold not their and Jacob blessed Pharaoh.

lands. 8 And Pharaoh said unto Jacob, How 23 Then Joseph said unto the people, old art thou?

Behold, I have bought you this day, 9 And Jacob said unto Pharaoh, The and your land, for Pharaoh: lo, here is days of the years of my pilgrimage are seed for you, and ye shall sow the land. an hundiert and thirty years : few and 24 And it shall come to pass, in the evil have the days of the years of my increase, that you shall give the fifth life been, and have not attained unto part unío Pharaoh; and four parts the days of the years of the life of my shall be your own, for seed of the field, fathers, in the days of their pilgrimage and for your food, and for them of your

10 And Jacob blessed Pharaoh, and households, and for food for your little went out from before Pharaoh.

11 And Joseph placed his father 25 And they said, Thou hast saved aud his brethren, and gave them a pos- our lives; let us tind grace in the sight session in the land of Egypt, in the best of my lord, and we will be Pharaott's of the land, in the land of Rameses, as servants. Pharaoh had commanded.

26 And Joseph made it a law over 12 And Joseph nourislied his father, the land of Egypt unto this day, that and bis brethren, and all his father's Pharaoh should have the tifth part ; ex household, with bread, according to cept the land of the priests only, their fanulies.

which became not Pharaoh's. 13 9 And there was no bread in all 27 41 And Israel dwelt in the land of the land for the famine was very sore, Egypt, in the country of Goshen; and so that the lard of Egypt, and all the they had possessions therein, and grew, land of Canaan, fainted by reason of and multiplied exceedingly, the faoine.

29 And Jacob lived in the land of 14 And Joseph gathered up all the Egypt seventeen years : so the whole money that was found in the land of age of Jacob was an hundred forty and Egypt, and in the land of Canaan, forse en yeurs. the corn which they bought: and Jo 29 And the time drew nigh that is. seph brought the money into Pharaob's rael must die: and he called his son house.

Joseph, and said unto him, li now I 15 And when money failed in the have found grace in thy sight, put, I land of Egypt, and in the land of Ca- pray thee, thy hand under my thigh, naan, all the Egyptians came unto and deal' kindly and truly with me, Joseph, and said, Give us bread : for bury me not, I pray thee,' in Egypt : why should we die in thy presence ? 30 But I will lie with my fathers; for the money faileth.

and thou shalt carry me out of Egypt, 16 And joseph said, Give your cat- and bury me in their burying-place. tle; and I will give you for your cat. And he said, I will do as thou hast said. ile, if money fail.

31 And be said, Swear unto me. And 17 And they, brought their cattle he sware unto him. And Israel bowed unto Joseph : and Joseph gave them bimself upon the bed's head. hread in exchange for horses, and for

CHAP. XLVIII. ale docks, and for the cattle of the AND it came to pass after these them with bread for all their cattle for hold, thy father is sick: and he took that year.

with hini his two sons, Manasseh and 18 When that year was ended, they Ephraim. came unto him the second year, and 2 And one told Jacob, and said, Besaid unto him, We will not hide it from bold, tny son Joseph cometh unto thee: my lord, how that our money is spent ; And' Israel strengthened himself, and my lord also hath our herds of cattle : sat upon the bed. there is not aught left in the sight of 3 And Jacob said unto Joseph, God iny lord, but our bodies and our lands: Almighty appeared unto me at Luz in

19 Wherefore shall we die besore the land of Canaan, and blessed me, thine eyes, both we and our land i buy 4 And said unto me, Behold, I will us and our land for bread, and we and make thee fruitful, and multiply the

sob hesseth Joseph's sons : CHAP. XLIX. he Blessed us on 1010. And I will make or thee a multitude of 20 And he blessed them that da people ; and will give this land to thy saying, In thee shall Israel bless, s seed alter thee, for an everlasting pose ing, God make thee as Ephraim 3 session.

as Manasseta. And he sel Ephra 5 And now thr two sons, Ephraim before Manasseh. and Manasseh, which were born unto e! And Israel said onto Joseph, Etree in the land of Egypt, before I hold, I die; but God shall be 131 came unto thee into Egypt, are mine : you, and bring you again unto the la as Reuben and Simeon, they shall be of your fatbers. mine.

22 Moreover, I have given to the 6 And thy issue, which thou beget- one portion above thy brethren, win test after them, shall be thine, and I took out of the band of the Amnon shall be called after the name of their with my sword and with my bow. Urethren in their inheritance.

CHAP. XLIX. 7. And as for me, when I came from ND Jacob called unto his sors, 11. Padan, Rachel died by ine in the land said, 'Gather yourselves tocebe of Canaan, in the way, when yet there that I may tell you that whack sba was but a little way to come unto befal you in the last days. Ephrath: and I buried her there in 2 Gather yourselves together, ar the way of Ephrata; the same is Beth- hear, ye sons of Jacob; and beatke lehem.

unto Israel your father. 8 And Isracl hebeld Joseph's sons, 3 | Reuben, thou art my first-bors 2011 said, Who are these?

my might, and the begining of it. 9 And Joseph said unto his father, strengih, the excellency of dignity They are my sons, whom God hath and the excellency of power: giren me in this place. And he said, 4 Unstable as water, thou shalt ro Bring them, I pray thee, unto me, and excel; because thou wentest up to th I will bless ihern.

father's bed, then defiedst too) !! 10 (Now the eyes of Israel were dim he went up to my couch. for age, so that he could not see.) And 5 Simeon and Levi are brethrer he brought them near into him: and instruments of cruelty are in the be kissed them, and embraced thein. habitations.

11 And Israel said unto Joseph, U 60 my soul, come not thou in! had not thought to see thy face ; and, their secret ; unto their aSSEIN lo, God hath shewed me also thy seediniae honour, be not thou usited: fi

12 And Joseph brought them out in their anger they slew an, and 11 from het ween his knees, and be bowed their self-will they digged down a wa bianself with his face to the earth. 7 Cursed be their anger, for i

13 And Joseph took them both, fierce; and their wrath, for it Ephraim in his right hand toward cruel I will divide their in Jacoj Israel's left hand, and Manasseh in his and scatter them in Israel. left hand toward Israel's right hand, 8. Judah, thou art he wborn ! and brought them near unto hini. brethren sbalt praxe; eby band soul

14 And Israel stretched out his right be in the neck of thine encties: they hand, and laid it upon Ephraim's head, father's children shall bow down bewho was the younger, and his left fore thee. hand upon Manasseh's head, guiding 9 Judab is a lion's whelp; from the bis hands wittingly; for Manasseb was prey, my son, thou art gone up: the first her.

stooped down, be coucbed as a tici, 15 And he blessed Joseph, and said, and as an old lion ; who shall rouse Cod, before whom my fathers Abraham him up! and 'Isiac did walk, the God which 10 The sceptre shall not depart frein sed me all my life long unto this day, Judah, nor a lawgiver fronteiween bus

16 The angel which redeemed me feet, until Shiloa come ; ar i onio la from all evil, bless the lads; and let my shall the gathering of the people be: narne be nained on thein, and the u Binding his foal sito the vine, name of my fathers Abraham and and his ass's colt unto the choice vine : Isaac ; and let them grow into a mul- be washeri bis garments in wine, and titude in the mirist of the earth. bis clothes in the blood of grapes:

17 And when Joseph saw that his 12 His eyes shall be red with wine, father Taid his right hand upon the and his teeth white with milk. tead of Ephraim, it displeased hin: 13 « Zebulan shall dweil at the has and he he up his father's hand, lo ven of the sea, and he shaji be for an remove it front Ephraim's bead unto haren of ships': and his border shall be Manasseli's head.

unto Zidon. 19 And Joseph said unto his father, 14 Isaachar is a strong ass, couch Not so. my father : for this is the hosting down between two nurdens : born, put thy right hand upon his head. is And he saw that rest as good,

19 And his father refused, and said, and the land that it was pieasant and I know it may sen, I know it: he also lowed his shoulder to hear, and be shall become a people, and he also came a servant onto tribute. shall he great ; but truly his younger 16. Dan shall judge his people, 28 brother sha'l be gieater than he, and one of the tribes of Israel. bis seed shall become a multitude of 17 Dan shall be a serpent by the

in the cave that is in the field of Epanand o Canaan, and buried bim in the The mourning for Jaco). GENESIS.

Jacob's funeral. the horse heels, so that his rider shall, those which are embalmed ;) and tha fall backward.

Egyptians mourned for binn threescore 18 I have waited for thy salvation, and ten days, LORD!

4 And when the days of his mourn19 Gad, a troop shall overcome ing were past, Joseph spake unto the bim: bat he shall overcome at the last. house of Pharaoh, saying, if now I

20 T Out of Asher his bread shall be have found grace in your eyes, speak, fat, and he shall yield royal dainties. I pray you, in the ears of Pharaoh,

1 | Napbtali is a hind let loose : he saying, giveth goodly words.

5 My father made me swear, saying, 22 | Joseph is a fruitful bough, cuen Lo, I die: in my grave which I have

fruitful bougb by a well, whose digged for me in the land of Canaan, branches run over the wall.

there shalt thou bury me. Now, there. 23 The archers have sorely grieved fore, let me go up, I pray thee, and him, and shot at hin, and hated him: bury my father, and I will come again.

26 But his bow abode in strength, 6 And Pharaoh said, Go up and and the arms of his hands were made bury thy father, according as he made strong by the hands of the mighty God thee swear. of Jacob; (from there is the Shep 7 And Joseph went up to bury his herd, the stone of Israel :)

father: and with hin went up all the 25 Even the God of thy father, servants of Pharaoh, the elders of his who shall help thee; and by the Al house, and all the elders of the land mighty, who 'shall bless thce with of Egypt, blessings of heaven above, blessings of & And all the house of Joseph, and the deep that lieth under, blessings of his brethren, and his father's house : the breasts and of the woinb:

only their little ones, and tueir Hocks, 26 The blessings of thy father have and their herds, theġ left in the land prevailed above the blessings of my of Goshen. progenitors, uinto the utilost bound of 9 And there went up with hiin both ile everlasting bills ; they shall be on chariots and horseinen ; and it was a the head of Joseph, and on the crown very great company. of the head of Sim that was separate 10 And they came to the threshing. froin his brethren.

floor of Atad, which is beyond Jordan ; 27. Benjamin shall ravin as a wolf; and there they mourned with a great in the morning, he shall devour the and very sore lamentation : and be prey, and at night he shall divide the made a mourning for his father seven spoil.

29 T All these are the twelve tribes il And when the inhabitants of the of Israel: and this is it that their fa- land, the Canaanites, saw the mourning ther spake unto them, and blessed in the floor of Atad, they said, This is them; every one according to his a grievous inourning to the Egyptians : blessing he blessed them.

wherefore the name of it was called 29 And he charged them, and said Abel-inizraiın, which is beyond Jordan. unto them, I am to he gathered unto 19 And his sons did unto bim accord. my people : bury me with my fathers ing as he coininanded them :

13 For his sons carried him into the Ton the Hittite;

30 In the cave that is in the field of cave of the field of Machpelah, which Machpelah, which is before Mainre, in Abraham bonght with the field, for a the land of Canaan, which Abraham possession of a burying-place, of Eph. bought with the tield of Ephron the ron the Hittite, before Mainre. Hittite for a possession of a barying,

14 And Joseph returned into Egypt, place.

he, and his brethren, and all that 31 There they buried Abraham and went up with him to bury his father, Sarah his wife ; there they buried Isaac after he had buried his father. and Rebekah his wife ; and there I 15 And when Joseph's brethren saw buried Leah.

that their father was dead, they said, 32 The purchase of the field, and of Joseph will peradventure hate us, and the cave that is therein, was from the will certainly requite us all the evil children of Heth.

which we did unto hiin. 33 And when Jacob had made an 16 And they sent a messenger unto end of commanding his sons, he gath- Joseph, saying, Thy father did coinered up his feet into the bedi, and mand before he died, saying, yielded up the ghost, and was gather 17 So shall ye say unto Joseph, For ed unto his people.

give, I pray thee now, the trespass of CHAP. L.

thy brethren; and their sin, for they face, and wept upon hun, and thee, forgive the trespass of the ser

, kissed him.

vants of the God of thy father. And 2 And Joseph commanded his ser-Joseph wept when they sırake unto him. vants the physicians to embalm his 19 And his brethren also went and father: and the physicians embalmed fell down before his face; and they Israel.

said, Behold, we be thy servants. 3 And forty days were fulfilled for 19 And Joseph said unto them, Fear bum; for so are fulllied the days of not; iuran I in the place of God?


Joseph's death.


Voses t bara 20 But as for you, ge thought evil Manasseh, were brought up upou Jo against me; bus God meant it unto seph's knees. qood, to bring to pass, as it is this day, 24 And Joseph said unto his bretaser, to save much people alive.

1 die: and God will surely visit you, 21 Now, therefore, fearye not: I will and bring you out of thus land unto the nourish you, and your little ones. And and which be sware to Abraham, to he comported them, and spake kindly Isaac, and to Jacob. Unto them.

25 And Joseph took an oath of the 22 And Joseph dwelt in Egypt, children of Israel, suying, God will he and his father's house and surely visit you, and ye shall carry up Joseph lived an hundred and ten my bones from henca years.

26 So Joseph died, being an hun 23 And Joseph saw Ephraim's chil- dred and ten years old : and they emdren of the third generation : the balmed him, and he was put in a coitin children also oi Machir the son of' in Egypt.


CHAP. 1.

if it be a son, then ye shall kill him : NOW w these are the names of the but if it be a daughier, then she sbal

children of Israel, which came live. into Egypt; every man and his house 17 But the midwives feared God, and kold came with Jacob.

did not as the king of Egypt command2 Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah,led them, but saved the bien-children 3 Issacbar, Zebulun, and Benjamin, alive.

4 Dan, and Naphtali, Gad, and 19 And the king of Egypt called for Asher,

the midwives, and smd unto them, 5 And all the souls that came out of Why have ye done this thing, and have the loins of Jacob were seventy souls : sared the inen-children alive for Joseph was in Egypt already.

19 And the midwives said unto Pha. 6 And Joseph died, and all his bre-raoh, Because the Hebrew women are thren, and all that generation. not as the Egyptian women ; for they

7 And the children of Israel were are lively, and are deinered ere the fruitful, and increased abundantly, midwives come in unto thein. and inultiplied, and waxed exceeding 20 There: ore God dealt well with mighty; and the land was filled with the midwives : and the people muki. thein.

piied, and waxed very inigtaty. & Now there arose up a new king 21 And it came to pass, because the over Egypt, which knew not Josepb. midwives feared God, that he made

9 And he said unto his people, Be-them houses. hold, the people of the children of Is And Pharaoh'charged ail his peozaei are more and mightter than we: ple, saying, Every son that is born ye

10 Come on, let us deal wisely with shall cast into the riser, and Erery • them ; lest they multiply, and it come daughter ye sball save alive. to pass, that, when there falleth out any

CHAP. II. war, they join also unto our enemies. A o lever, and took to wife a daugti.

ND there went a man of the house and fight against us, and so get them up out of the land.

ter of Levi. il Therefore they did set over them 2 And the woman conceived and task masters, to attict them with their bare a son: and when she saw him that bardens. And they built for Pharaoh he was a goodly child, she hid bin treasure-cities, Pythom and Raamses. three months.

19 But the more they afflicted then 3 And when she could no longer the more they multiplied and grew. hide him, she took or him an ark of And they were neved because of the bulrushes, and daubed it with slime children of Isiael.

and with pitch, and put the child there. 13 And the Egyptians made the child in ; and she laid it in the flags by the dren of Israel to serve with rigour : river's brink.

14 And they made their lives bitter 4 And his sister stood afar off, to wit with hard bondage, in mortar, and in what would be done to him. brick, and in all manner of service in 5 And the daughter of Pharaoh the field : all their service, where- came down to wash herself at the river: in they made them serve, was with and her maidens walked along by the Tigour.

river's side : and when she saw the ark 15 And the king of Egypt spake to among the Rags, she sent ber naid to the Hebrew inidwives; (or which the fetch it. name of one was Shiphrah, and the 6 And when she bad opened it, she name of the other Puah ;)

saw the child : and, bebold, the baba 16 And he said, when ye do the wept. And sbe had compassion on office of a midwife to the Hebrew him, and said, This is one of the Ho women, and see them upon the stools, brews' children.


The mourning for Jaco the horse heels, so that I fall backward.

18 I have waited for thy LORD!

19 T Gad, a troops! bim: bat he shall overco

20 T Out of Asher his fat, and he shall yield to

21 | Napbtali is a hind giveth goodly words.

22 T Joseph is a fruitfu A fruitful bough byt branches run over the w

23 The archers have
him, and shot at hin., an

2 But his bow abode and the arins of his han strong by the hands of the of Jacob; (from therce herd, the stone of Israel

25 Even by the God who shall help thee; mighty, who shall bles blessings of heaven above the deep that lieth under the breasts and of the wor

26 The blessings of the prevailed above the blea progenitors, unto the ata the everlasting bills; the the head of Joseph, and of the head of Sim that from his brethren.

27 Benjamin shall m in the morning he shal prey, and at night he si spoil.

29 T All these are the of Israel: and this is it ther spake unto them, then; every one acco blessing he blessed them.

29 And he charged to unto them, I am to be any people: bury me wi in the cave that is in the Ton the Hittite;

30 In the cave that is Machpelah, which is befo the land of Canaan, w bought with the field Hittite for a possession place.

31 There they buried Sarah his wife, there the and Rebekah his wife buried Leah.

32 The purchase of the the cave that is therein, children of Heth.

33 And when Jacob end of commanding his ered up his feet into yielded up the ghost, ed unto his people. 10

CHAP, ND Joseph fell upus kissed him.

2 And Joseph comm vants the physicians father : and the physic: Israel.

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