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The kings of Edom. GENESIS. Joseph's two dreams. the son of Bedad, who smote Mid-their father loved him more than all ian in the field of Moab, reigned in his brethren, they hated him, and his stead: and the name of his city could not speak peaceably unto was Avith.

him. 36 And Hadad died, and Samlah 5 And Joseph dreamed a dream, of Masrekah reigned in his stead. and he told it his brethren: and 37 And Samlah died, and Saul of they hated him yet the more. Rehoboth by the river reigned in his 6 And he said unto them, Hear, 1 stead.

pray you, this dream which I have 38 And Saul died, and Baal-ha- dreamed: nan the son of Achbor reigned in 7 For, behold, we were binding his stead.

sheaves in the field, and, lo, my 39 And Baal-hanan the son of Ach- sheaf arose, and also stood upright; bor died, and Hadar reigned in his and, behold, your sheaves stood stead: and the name of his city was round about, and made obeisance Pau; and his wife's name was Me- to my sheaf. hetabel, the daughter of Matred, 8 And his brethren said to him, the daughter of Mezahab.

Shalt thou indeed reign over us? or 40 And these are the names of the shalt thou indeed have dominion dukes that came of Esau, according over us? And they hated him yet to their families, after their places, the more for his dreams, and for by their names; duke Timnah, duke his words. Alvah, duke Jetheth,

9 And he dreamed yet another 41 Duke Aholibamah, duke Elah, dream, and told it his brethren, and duke Pinon,

said, Behold, I have dreamed a 42 Duke Kenaz, duke Teman, duke dream more; and, behold, the sun Mibzar,

and the moon and the eleven stars 43 Duke Magdiel, duke Iram: these made obeisance to me. be the dukes of Edom, according to 10 And he told it to his father, their habitations in the land of their and to his brethren: and his father possession : he is Esau the father rebuked him, and said unto him, of the Edomites.

What is this dream that thou hast

dreamed? Shall I and thy mother CHAPTER XXXVII.

and thy brethren indeed come to Joseph is hated of his brethren. 5 His two dreams. bow down ourselves to thee to the

13 Jacob sendeth him to visit his brethren. 18 His brethren conspire his death. 21 Reuben earth? saveth him. 26 They sell him to the Ishmael. 11 And his brethren envied him; ites. 31 His father, deceived by the bloody coal, mourneth for him. 36 He is sold to Potiphar in but his father observed the saying. Egypt.

12 And his brethren went to feed ND Jacob dwelt in the land their father's flock in Shechem.

13 And Israel said unto Joseph, ger, in the land of Canaan.

Do not thy brethren feed the flock 2 These are the generations of Ja- in Shechem? come, and I will send cob. Joseph, being seventeen years thee unto them. And he said to old, was feeding the flock with his him, Here am I. brethren; and the lad was with the 14 And he said to him, Go, I pray sons of Bilhah, and with the sons thee, see whether it be well with thy of Zilpah, his father's wives: and brethren, and well with the flocks ; Joseph brought unto his father and bring me word again. So he their evil report.

sent him out of the vale of Hebron, 3 Now Israel loved Joseph more and he came to Shechem. than all his children, because he 15 And a certain man found him, was the son of his old age: and he and, behold, he was wandering in made him a coat of many colours. the field : and the man asked him, 4 And when his brethren saw that saying, What seekest thou ?

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wherein his father was a stran: 13 And Israel said unto Joseph ger, in the land of Canaan.

Do not thy brethren feed the fact 2 These are the generations of Ja- in Shechem? come, and I will send cob. Joseph, being seventeen years thee unto them. And he said to old, was feeding the flock with his him, Here an I. brethren ; and the lad was with the 14 And he said to him, Go, I pray sons of Bilhah, and with the sons thee, see whether it be well with thy of Zilpah, his father's wives: and brethren, and well with the flocks Joseph brought unto his father and bring me word again. So be their evil report.

sent him out of the vale of Hebron, 3 Now Israel loved Joseph more and he came to Shechem. than all his children, because he 15 And a certain man found him was the son of his old age: and he and, behold, he was wandering in made him a coat of many colours. the field: and the man asked him, 4 And when his brethren saw that / saying, What seekest thou ?

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The trespass of Onan. GENESIS. Tamar deceiveth Judah. 6 And Judah took a wife for Er hisI give thee? And she said, Thy sigfirstborn, whose name was Tamar. net, and thy bracelets, and thy staff

7 And Er, Judah's firstborn, was that is in thine hand. And he gave wicked in the sight of the LORD; it her, and came in unto her, and and the LORD slew him.

she conceived by him. 8 And Judah said unto Onan, Go in 19 And she arose, and went away, unto thy brother's wife, and marry and laid by her vail from her, and her, and raise up seed to thy brother. put on the garments of her widow

9 And Onan knew that the seed hood. should not be his; and it came to 20 And Judah sent the kid by the pass, when he went in unto his hand of his friend the Adullamite, to brother's wife, that he spilled it on receive his pledge from the woman's the ground, lest that he should give hand: but he found her not. seed to his brother.

21 Then he asked the men of that 10 And the thing which he did place, saying, Where is the harlot, displeased the LORD: wherefore he that was openly by the way side? slew him also.

And they said, There was no harlot 11 Then said Judah to Tamar his in this place, daughter in law, Remain a widow 22 And he returned to Judah, and at thy father's house, till Shelah my said, I cannot find her; and also the son be grown: for he said, Lest per-men of the place said, that there was adventure he die also, as his breth- no harlot in this place. ren did. And Tamar went and 23 And Judah said, Let her take it dwelt in her father's house.

to her, lest we be shamed: behold, 12 | And in process of time the I sent this kid, and thou hast not daughter of Shuah Judah's wife found her. died; and Judah was comforted, 24 And it came to pass about three and went up unto his sheepshear- months after, that it was told Ju. ers to Timnath, he and his friend dah, saying, Tamar thy daughter in Hirah the Adullamite.

law hath played the harlot; and 13 And it was told Tamar, saying, also, behold, she is with child by Behold, thy father in law goeth up whoredom. And Judah said, Bring to Timnath to shear his sheep. her forth, and let her be burnt.

14 And she put her widow's gar 25 When she was brought forth, ments off from her, and covered her she sent to her father in law, saywith a vail, and wrapped herself, ing, By the man, whose these are, and sat in an open place, which is am I with child: and she said, Dis by the way to Timnath ; for she cern, I pray thee, whose are these, saw that Shelah was grown, and the signet, and bracelets, and staff. she was not given unto him to wife. 26 And Judah acknowledged them,

15 When Judah saw her, he and said, She hath been more rightthought her to be a harlot; because eous than I; because that I gave her she had covered her face.

not to Shelah my son. And he knew 16 And he turned unto her by the her again no more. way, and said, Go to, I pray thee, 27 And it came to pass in the let me come in unto thee; for he time of her travail, that, behold, knew not that she was his daughter twins were in her womb. in law. And she said, What wilt 28 And it came to pass, when she thou give me, that thou mayest travailed, that the one put out his come in unto me?

hand : and the midwife took and 17 And he said, I will send thee a bound upon his hand a scarlet kid from the flock. And she said, thread, saying, This came out first. Wilt thou give me a pledge, till thou 29 And it came to pass, as he drew send it ?

back his hand, that, behold, his 18 And he said, What pledge shall brother came out: and she said,

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Joseph's promotion. GENESIS Joseph falsely accused, How hast thou broken forth ? this because thou art his wife: how then breach be upon thee: therefore his can I do this great wickedness, and name was called Pharez.

sin against God? 30 And afterward came out his 10 And it came to pass, as she brother, that had the scarlet thread spake to Joseph day by day, that upon his hand : and his name was he hearkened not unto her, to lie called Zarah.

by her, or to be with her. CHAPTER XXXIX.

11 And it came to pass about this

time, that Joseph went into the Joseph, adranadin Potiphar's house, 7 resisteth his mistres' templation. 13 He is falsely accused, house to do his business; and there 20 and cast into prison. 21 God is with him there. I was none of the men of the house AND Joseph was brought down there within. officer of Pharaoh, captain of the ment, saying, Lie with me: and he guard, an Egyptian, bought him of left his garment in her hand, and the hands of the Ishmaelites, which fled, and got him out. had brought him down thither. 13 And it came to pass, when she 2 And the LORD was with Joseph, saw that he had left his garment in and he was a prosperous man; and her hand, and was fled forth, he was in the house of his master 14 That she called unto the men the Egyptian.

of her house, and spake unto them, 3 And his master saw that the saying, See, he hath brought in a Lord was with him, and that the Hebrew unto us to mock us; he Lord made all that he did to pros- came in unto me to lie with me, per in his hand.

and I cried with a loud voice: 4 And Joseph found grace in his 15 And it came to pass, when he sight, and he served him: and he heard that I lifted up my voice and made him overseer over his house, cried, that he left his garment with and all that he had he put into his me, and fled, and got him out. hand.

16 And she laid up his garment by 5 And it came to pass from the her, until his lord came home. time that he had made him over 17 And she spake unto him acseer in his house, and over all that cording to these words, saying, The he had, that the Lord blessed the Hebrew servant, which thou hast Egyptian's house for Joseph's sake; brought unto us, came in unto me and the blessing of the Lord was to mock me: upon all that he had in the house, 18 And it came to pass, as I lifted and in the field.

up my voice and cried, that he left 6 And he left all that he had in his garment with me, and fled out. Joseph's hand; and he knew not 19 And it came to pass, when his aught he had, save the bread which master heard the words of his wife, he did eat. And Joseph was a good. which she spake unto him, saying, ly person, and well favoured. After this manner did thy servant to

And it came to pass after me ; that his wrath was kindled. these things, that his master's wife 20 And Joseph's master took him, cast her eyes upon Joseph; and she and put him into the prison, a place said, Lie with me.

where the king's prisoners were 8 But he refused, and said unto his bound : and he was there in the master's wife, Behold, my master prison. wotteth not what is with me in the 21 T But the LORD was with Johouse, and he hath committed all seph, and shewed him mercy, and that he hath to my hand;

gave him favour in the sight of the 9 There is none greater in this keeper of the prison. house than 1; neither hath he kept 22 And the keeper of the prison back any thing from me but thee, committed to Joseph's hand all the

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Pharaok's two officers. GENESIS. Their dreams interpreted. prisoners that were in the prison ; forth; and the clusters thereof and whatsoever they did there, he brought forth ripe grapes: was the doer of it.

11 And Pharaoh's cup was in my 23 The keeper of the prison looked hand: and I took the grapes, and not to any thing that was under his pressed them into Pharaoh's cup, hand; because the Lord was with and I gave the cup into Pharaoh's him, and that which he did, the hand. LORD made it to prosper.

12 And Joseph said unto him, This CHAPTER XL.

is the interpretation of it: The three The butler and baker of Pharaoh in prison. 4 Jo. branches are three days: seph hath charge of them. 5 interpreteth 13 Yet within three days shall their dreams, 20 which come to pass according Pharaoh lift up thine head, and reto his interpretation. 23 The ingratitude of the butler.

store thee unto thy place; and thou A

things, that the butler of the hand, after the former manner when king of Egypt and his baker had of- thou wast his butler. fended their lord the king of Egypt. 14 But think on me when it shall

2 And Pharaoh was wroth against be well with thee, and shew kindtwo of his officers, against the chief ness, I pray thee, unto me, and make of the butlers, and against the chief mention of me unto Pharaoh, and of the bakers.

bring me out of this house: 3 And he put them in ward in the 15 For indeed I was stolen away house of the captain of the guard, out of the land of the Hebrews: and into the prison, the place where Jo- here also have I done nothing that seph was bound.

they should put me into the dun4 And the captain of the guard geon. charged Joseph with them, and he 16 When the chief baker saw that served them: and they continued a the interpretation was good, he said season in ward.

unto Joseph, I also was in my 5 [ And they dreamed a dream and, behold, I had three white basboth of them, each man his dream kets on my head: in one night, each man according to 17 And in the uppermost basket the interpretation of his dream, the there was of all manner of bakebutler and the baker of the king meats for Pharaoh; and the birds of Egypt, which were bound in the did eat them out of the basket upon prison.

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head. 6 And Joseph came in unto them 18 And Joseph answered and said, in the morning, and looked upon This is the interpretation thereof: them, and, behold, they were sad. The three baskets are three days:

7 And he asked Pharaoh's officers 19 Yet within three days shall that were with him in the ward of Pharaoh lift up thy head from off his lord's house, saying, Wherefore thee, and shall hang thee on a tree; look ye so sadly to day?

and the birds shall eat thy flesh 8 And they said unto him, We have from off thee. dreamed a dream, and there is no in 20 And it came to pass the third terpreter of it. And Joseph said un- day, which was Pharaoh's birthday, to them, Do not interpretations be- that he made a feast unto all his long to God? tell me them, I pray you. servants: and he lifted up the head

9 And the chief butler told his of the chief butler and of the chief dream to Joseph, and said to him, baker among his servants. In my dream, behold, a vine was 21 And he restored the chief but

ler unto his butlership again, and he 10 And in the vine were three gave the cup into Pharaoh's hand; branches : and it was as though 22 But he hanged the chief baker. it budded, and her blossoms shot as Joseph had interpreted to them.

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