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them, and, behold, they were sad. The three baskets are three days:
7 And he asked Pharaoh's officers / 19 Yet within three days shal that were with him in the ward of Pharaoh lift up thy head from a his lord's house, saying, Wherefore thee, and shall hang thee on a free look ye so sadly to day?
and the birds shall eat thy flesta 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 tai 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 bur
ler unto his butlership again, and be 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 the
Pharaoh's dreams. I GENESIS. Joseph's promotion.
26 The seven good kine are seven | Forasmuch as God hath shewed years; and the seven good ears are thee all this, there is none so disseven years: the dream is one. creet and wise as thou art:
27 And the seven thin and ill fa- 40 Thou shalt be over my house, voured kine that came up after and according unto thy word shall them are seven years; and the seven all my people be ruled: only in the empty ears blasted with the east throne will I be greater than thou. wind shall be seven years of famine. 41 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph,
28 This is the thing which I have See, I have set thee over all the spoken unto Pharaoh: what God is land of Egypt. about to do he sheweth unto Pha- 42 And Pharaoh took off his ring raoh. .
from his hand, and put it upon Jo29 Behold, there come seven years seph's hand, and arrayed him in 2 of great plenty throughout all the vestures of fine linen, and put a land of Egypt:
gold chain about his neck: 30 And there shall arise after them 43 And he made him to ride in N seven years of famine; and all the the second chariot which he had; plenty shall be forgotten in the land and they cried before him, Bow the la of Egypt; and the famine shall con- knee: and he made him ruler over it sume the land;
all the land of Egypt. sulton 31 And the plenty shall not be 44 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, known in the land by reason of I am Pharaoh, and without thee that famine following; for it shall shall no man lift up his hand or be very grievous.
foot in all the land of Egypt. 32 And for that the dream was 45 And Pharaoh called Joseph's doubled unto Pharaoh twice; it is name Zaphnath-paaneah; and he because the thing is established by gave him to wife Asenath the God, and God will shortly bring it daughter of Poti-pherah priest of to pass.
On. And Joseph went out over all 33 Now therefore let Pharaoh look the land of Egypt. out a man discreet and wise, and 46 T And Joseph was thirty years set him over the land of Egypt. old when he stood before Pharaoh
34 Let Pharaoh do this, and let king of Egypt. And Joseph went him appoint officers over the land, out from the presence of Pharaoh, and take up the fifth part of the and went throughout all the land land of Egypt in the seven plen- of Egypt. teous years.
| 47 And in the seven plenteous years 35 And let them gather all the the earth brought forth by handfuls. food of those good years that come, 48 And he gathered up all the food and lay up corn under the hand of of the seven years, which were in Pharaoh, and let them keep food in the land of Egypt, and laid up the the cities.
food in the cities: the food of the 36 And that food shall be for store field, which was round about every to the land against the seven years city, laid he up in the same. of famine, which shall be in the 49 And Joseph gathered corn as land of Egypt; that the land per- the sand of the sea, very much, ish not through the famine.
until he left numbering; for it was 37 | And the thing was good in without number. the eyes of Pharaoh, and in the 50 And unto Joseph were born eyes of all his servants.
two sons before the years of famine 38 And Pharaoh said unto his came: which Asenath the daughservants, Can we find such a one ter of Poti-pherah priest of On bare as this is, a man in whom the spir- unto him. it of God is?
51 And Joseph called the name 39 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, of the firstborn Manasseh: For God,
GENESIS. Joseph and his brethren
said he, hath made me
thee all this, there is none so di toil, and all my father's house. sold to all the people of the land: 27 And the seven thin and ill fa
One creet and wise as thou art: 52 And the name of the second and Joseph's brethren came, and 40 Thou shalt be over my hora
called he Ephraim: For God hath bowed down themselves before him voured kine that came up after land according unto thy wont
s eansed me to be fruitful in the land with their laces to me and them are seven years, and the seven all my people be ruled: only int of my affliction.
7 And Joseph saw his brethren, empty ears blasted with the east throne will I be greater than the 53 And the seven years of plen- and he knew them, but made himwind shall be seven years of famine. 41 And Pharaoh said unto Jopa teousness, that was in the land of self strange unto them, and spake
28 This is the thing which I have See, I have set thee over alli Egypt, were ended. band o roughly unto them; and he said spoken unto Pharaoh: what God is land of Egypt. We 54 And the seven years of dearth unto them, Whence come ye? And about to do he sheweth unto Pha- 42 And Pharaoh took off his ti began to come, according as Joseph they said, From the land of Canaan raoh.
from his hand, and put it upen had said: and the dearth was in all to buy food. 29 Behold, there come seven years seph's hand, and arrayed hint lands; but in all the land of Egypt 8 And Joseph knew his brethren, of great plenty throughout all the vestures of fine linen, and full there was bread.
but they knew not him. land of Egypt:
gold chain about his neck; 55 And when all the land of Egypt 9 And Joseph remembered the 30 And there shall arise after them 43 And he made him to ride i was famished, the people cried to dreams which he dreamed of them, seven years of famine; and all the the second chariot which he Pharaoh for bread: and Pharaoh and said unto them, Ye are spies; plenty shall be forgotten in the land and they cried before him, Boui said unto all the Egyptians, Go un- to see the nakedness of the land ye of Egypt; and the famine shall con- knee: and he made him ruler a to Joseph; what he saith to you, do. are come. sume the land;
all the land of Egypt. full 56 And the famine was over all the 10 And they said unto him, Nay, 31 And the plenty shall not be 44 And Pharaoh said unto Joel face of the earth: and Joseph open- my lord, but to buy food are thy
ed all the storehouses, and sold un- servants come. known in the land by reason of I am Pharaoh, and without the that famine following: for it shall shall no man lift up his hapi i the Egyptians; and the famine 11 We are all one man's sons; be very grievous.
foot in all the land of Egypt. Waxed sore in the land of Egypt. we are true men, thy servants are
57 And all countries came into no spies. 32 And for that the dream was 45 And Pharaoh called Josep
Egypt to Joseph for to buy corn; doubled unto Pharaoh twice; it is name Zaphnath-paaneah; and I
12 And he said unto them, Nay, to wife Asenath B
because that the famine was so but to see the nakedness of the because the thing is established by gave him
sore in all lands.
land ye are come. God, and God will shortly bring it daughter of Poti-pherah pries On. And Joseph went out ored
13 And they said, Thy servants to pass.
Jacob sendeth his ten sons to buy corn in Egypt. 33 Now therefore let Pharaoh look the land of Egypt.
are twelve brethren, the sons of one 46 And Joseph was thirty por
ey are imprisoned by Joseph as spies; man in the land of Canaan; and, out a man discreet and wise, and
old when he stood before Pharel set him over the land of Egypt.
njamin. 21 Their remorse on account behold, the youngest is this day
with our father, and one is not. 34 Let Pharaoh do this, and let / king of Egypt. And Joseph
money. 29 Their report to Jacob. 36 Jacob
14 And Joseph said unto them, him appoint officers over the land, out from the presence of Pharas
That is it that I spake unto you, and take up the fifth part of the and went throughout all the big
NOW when Jacob saw that there saying, Ye are spies: land of Egypt in the seven plen- of Egypt.
corn in Egypt, Jacob said 15 Hereby ye shall be proved: By teous years.
sons, Why do ye look one the life of Pharaoh ye shall not go
forth hence, except your youngest And he said, Behold, I have brother come hither.
there is corn in Egypt: 16 Send one of you, and let him
u down thither, and buy for fetch your brother, and ye shall be the cities.
uce; that we may live, kept in prison, that your words
may be proved, whether there be oseph's ten brethren went aný truth in you: Of else by the
life of Pharaoh surely ye are spies. enjamin, Joseph's brother, 17 And he put them all together sent not with his brethren; into ward three days.
Lest peradventure mis- 18 And Joseph said unto them the And the sons of Israel came to fear God:
third day, This do, and live; for I among those that came : 19 If ve be true men, let one of as in the land of your brethren be bound in the house
18 but are set at liberty, on condition that they l behold, the
of Joseph, 44 Simeon is kept as a pledge. 25
us from thence; that we ma
and not die.
3 And Joseph's ten bret
down to buy corn in Egypt.
4 But Benjamin, Jose
47 And in the seven plenteous year 35 And let them gather all the the earth brought forth by hando food of those good years that come, 48 And he gathered up all the front and lay up corn under the hand of of the seven years, which were ! Pharaoh, and let them keep food in the land of Egypt, and laid up 1
food in the cities: the food of the 36 And that food shall be for store field, which was round about even to the land against the seven years city, laid he up in the same. of famine, which shall be in the 49 And Joseph gathered com as land of Egypt; that the land per- the sand of the sea, very much ish not through the famine. until he left numbering; for il 20
37 | And the thing was good in without number. the eyes of Pharaoh, and in the 50 And unto Joseph were bar eyes of all his servants.
two sons before the years of fame 38 And Pharaoh said unto his / came: which Asenath the daug? servants, Can we find such a one / ter of Poti-pherah priest of On bare as this is, a man in whom the spir- unto him. it of God is? 39 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, of the firstborn Manasseh: For Go
for he said, Lest peradven
buy corn among those
of your prison : go ye, carry corn coseph was the governor for the famine of your houses :
51 And Joseph called the name
a... bade into Josephen were afraido Jo
Judak's entreaty. GENESIS.
Joseph's directions. unto us, Ye shall not see my face, / 17 And the man did as Joseph except your brother be with you. bade; and the man brought the 6 And Israel said, Wherefore dealt men into Joseph's house. ye so ill with me, as to tell the man 18 And the men were afraid, bewhether ye had yet a brother? | cause they were brought into Jo
7 And they said, The man asked seph's house; and they said, Beus straitly of our state, and of our cause of the money that was rekindred, saying, Is your father yet turned in our sacks at the first time alive? have ye another brother? and are we brought in; that he may we told him according to the tenor seek occasion against us, and fall of these words. Could we certain upon us, and take us for bondmen, ly know that he would say, Bring and our asses. your brother down?
19 And they came near to the 8 And Judah said unto Israel his steward of Joseph's house, and they father, Send the lad with me, and communed with him at the door of we will arise and go; that we may | the house, live, and not die, both we, and thou, 20 And said, O sir, we came indeed and also our little ones.
| down at the first time to buy food: 9 I will be surety for him; of my 21 And it came to pass, when we hand shalt thou require him: if I came to the inn, that we opened our bring him not unto thee, and set sacks, and, behold, every man's monhim before thee, then let me bear ey was in the mouth of his sack, our the blame for ever:
money in full weight: and we have 10 For except we had lingered, brought it again in our hand. surely now we had returned this 22 And other money have we second time.
| brought down in our hands to buy 11 And their father Israel said food : we cannot tell who put our unto them, If it must be so now, do money in our sacks. this; take of the best fruits in the 23 And he said, Peace be to you, land in your vessels, and carry down fear not: your God, and the God of the man a present, a little balm, your father, hath given you treasand a little honey, spices and myrrh, ure in your sacks: I had your monnuts and almonds:
ey. And he brought Simeon out 12 And take double money in , unto them. your hand; and the money that was 24 And the man brought the men brought again in the mouth of your into Joseph's house, and gave them sacks, carry it again in your hand; water, and they washed their feet; peradventure it was an oversight. and he gave their asses provender.
13 Take also your brother, and 25 And they made ready the presarise, go again unto the man: lent against Joseph came at noon :
14 And God Almighty give you for they heard that they should eat mercy before the man, that he may bread there. send away your other brother, and 26 | And when Joseph came Benjamin. If I be bereaved of my home, they brought him the present children, I am bereaved.
which was in their hand into the 15 And the men took that pres- house, and bowed themselves to ent, and they took double money him to the earth. in their hand, and Benjamin ; and 27 And he asked them of their welrose up, and went down to Egypt, fare, and said, Is your father well, and stood before Joseph.
the old man of whom ye spake? Is 16 And when Joseph saw Benja- he yet alive? min with them, he said to the ruler 28 And they answered, Thy servof his house, Bring these men home, ant our father is in good health, he and slay, and make ready; for these is yet alive. And they bowed down men shall dine with me at noon. I their heads, and made obeisance.