« PreviousContinue »
He is cast into a pit.
He is sold into Egypt.
a ch. 45. 4, 5.
ch. 29. 6.
c Job 1. 20.
k ch. 35. 27.
Jer. 31. 15.
I Cant. 1.7.
ch. 44. 28.
2 Sam. 3. 31.
B. C. 1729. 12 1 And his brethren went to feed your flesh : and his brethren were B. C. their father's flock in Shechem. content.
about 1729. about 1729. 13 And Israel said unto Joseph, Do 28 Then there passed by 2 Midian
| Heb. hearknot thy brethren feed the flock in She- ites merchantmen; and they drew and chem? come, and I will send thee lifted up Joseph out of the pit, a and y ch. 29. 14. unto them. And he said to him, sold Joseph to the Ishmaelites for 2 Judg. 6. 3. Here am I.
btwenty pieces of silver: and they
flocks; and bring me word again. the pit; and he rent his clothes.
15 | And a certain man found him, I, whither shall I go?
dipped the coat in the blood;
father; and said, This have we found :
went after his brethren, and found my son's coat; an fevil beast hath 1 ver. 20. m 2 Kings 6. them in m Dothan.
devoured him; Joseph is without 18 And when they saw him afar off, doubt rent in pieces. even before he came near unto them, 34 And Jacob rent his clothes, and 5 ver. 29. they conspired against him to slay put sackcloth upon his loins, and h 2 Sam. 12.17. him.
mourned for his son many days. 19 And they said one to another,
35 And all his sons and all his + Heb. master Behold, this #dreamer cometh. daughters h rose up to comfort him ; of dreams 20 ° Come now therefore, and let us but he refused to be comforted; and
doth signify Ps. 31. 13. &" slay him, and cast him into some pit, he said, For iI will go down into the
not only euand we will say, Some evil beast hath grave unto my son mourning. Thus nuchs, but aldevoured him; and we shall see what his father wept for him.
lains, courtwill become of his dreams.
36 And the Midianites sold him iers, and of.
ficers. 21 And P Reuben heard it, and he into Egypt unto Potiphar, an tofficer delivered him out of their hands; of Pharaoh's, and il captain of the 1. Or, chief and said, Let us not kill him. guard.
Heb. chief of 22 And Reuben said unto them,
the slaughterShed no blood, but cast him into this
eth Tamar. 8 The trespass of Onan. 11 Tamar
waiteth for Shelah. 13 She deceiveth Judah. 27
ND it came to pass at that time,
that Judah went down from his seph was come unto his brethren, brethren, and a turned in to a cer
2 Kings 4. 8. that they stripped Joseph out of his tain Adullamite, whose name !! Or, pieces. coat, his coat of many Il colours that Hirah. was on him
2 And Judah bsaw there a daughter ch. 34. 2. 24 And they took him, and cast him of a certain Canaanite, whose name into a pit: and the pit was empty, was e Shuah; and he took her, and c1 Chr. 2. 3. there was no water in it.
went in unto her. 25 9 And they sat down to eat bread : 3 And she conceived, and bare a about 1727. and they lifted up their eyes and son; and he called his name d Er.
looked, and, behold, a company of 4 And she conceived again, and bare r See ver. 28,
Ishmaelites came from Gilead, with a son; and she called his name e Onan.
i ch. 42. 38. &
44. 29, 31. k c. 39. 1. Heb. eunuch. But the word
ni Sam. 19. 1.
37. 12, 32. &
Esth. 1. 10.
o Prov. 1. 11.
16. & 6. 17. & 27. 4. p ch. 42. 22.
men, or, executioners.
a ch. 19. 3.
q Prov. 30. 20. Am. 6. 6.
d ch. 46. 12. Num. 26. 19.
e ch. 46. 12. Num. 26. 19.
their camels bearing spicery and balm 5 And she yet again conceived, and
s Jer. 8. 22
Num. 26. 20.
and myrrh, going to carry it down to bare a son; and called his name 'She- 1 ch. 46. 12. Egypt.
lah : and he was at Chezib, when she 26 And Judah said unto his breth- bare him. ren, What profit is it if we slay our 6 And Judah & took a wife for Er his & ch. 21. 21. brother, and conceal his blood ? firstborn, whose name was Tamar.
27 Come, and let us sell him to the 7 And hEr, Judah's firstborn, was u 1 Sam. 18. 17. | Ishmaelites, and ulet not our hand be wicked in the sight of the LORD; upon him ; for he is *our brother and and the Lord slew him.
tch. 4. 10. ver. 20. Job 16. 18.
i 1 Chr. 2.3.
h ch, 46, 12. Num. 26. 9.
x ch. 42. 21.
Tamar deceiveth Judah.
Pharez and Zarah born.
k Deut. 25. 5. Matt. 22. 24.
I Deut. 25. 6.
f Heb. was evil
the LORD m ch. 46. 12. Num. 26. 19.
n Ruth 1. 13.
a Lev, 21. 9. Deut. 22. 21.
o Lev. 22. 13.
C ver. 18.
r Prov. 7. 12.
B. C. 8 And Judah said unto Onan, Go that was ll openly by the way side?
B. C. about 1727. in unto k thy brother's wife, and
thy brother's wife, and And they said, There was no harlot about 1727. marry her, and raise up seed to thy | in this place. brother.
22 And he returned to Judah, and "Encarinin 9 And Onan knew that the seed said, I cannot find her; and also the should not be 'his; and it came to men of the place said, that there was pass, when he went in unto his broth- no harlot in this place. er's wife, that he spilled it on the 23 And Judah said, Let her take it ground, lest that he should give seed to her, lest we t be shamed: behold, + Heb. become to his brother.
I sent this kid, and thou hast not
pleased the LORD : wherefore he slew 24 | And it came to pass about three
months after, that it was told Judah,
2 Judg. 19. 2. thy father's house, till Shelah my son hold, she is with child by whoredom. be grown: for he said, Lest perad- And Judah said, Bring her forth, a and venture he die also, as his brethren let her be burnt. did. And Tamar went and dweltoin 25 When she was brought forth, she her father's house.
sent to her father in law, saying, By Heb.thedays 12 | And tin process of time the the man, whose these are, am I with
daughter of Shuah Judah's wife died; child : and she said, “Discern, I pray 1 ch. 37. 32. p 2 Sam. 13.39. and Judah Pwas comforted, and went thee, whose are these, the signet, and
up unto his sheepshearers to Timnath, bracelets, and staff.
and said, e She hath been more right- e1 Sam. 24. 17. 13 And it was told Tamar, saying, eous than I; because that I gave her f ver. 14.
Behold, thy father in law goeth up not to Shelah my son. And he knew 9 Josh. 15. 10, 9 to Timnath to shear his sheep. her again & no more.
g Job 34. 31, Judg. 14. 1. 14 And she put her widow's gar- 27 | And it came to pass in the time
ments off from her, and covered her of her travail, that, behold, twins were
with a vail, and wrapped herself, and in her womb.
bound upon his hand a scarlet thread,
back his hand, that, behold, his broth-
fore hast thou
upon his hand : and his name was
Joseph, advanced in Potiphar's house, 7 resisteth his send it?
mistress' temptation. 13 He is falsely accused, 20 18 And he said, What pledge shall
and cast into prison. 21 God is with him there. I give thee? And she said, * Thy
Joseph was brought down to 1729.
of the Ishmaelites, which had brought
he was in the house of his master the
d made all that he did to prosper in a Ps. 1. 3.
e ch. 18. 3. & 19. 19.
Joseph falsely accused
He is cast into prison.
f ch. 24. 2.
o Prov. 6. 34, 35.
g ch. 30. 27.
p Ps. 105. 18.
1 Pet. 2. 19. q See ch. 40. 3, 15. & 41.14.
ed kindness unto him. r Ex. 3. 21. & 11.3. & 12. 36. Ps. 106. 46. Prov. 16. 7. Dan. 1.9. Acts 7. 9, 10.
I ch. 20.6.
Ps. 51. 4.
a Neh. 1. 11.
B. C. 1729. sight, and he served him: and he | up my voice and cried, that he left | B. C. 1729.
made him foverseer over his house, his garment with me, and fled out.
master heard the words of his wife,
he had, save the bread which he did him favour in the sight of the keeper h 1 Sam. 16. 12. eat. And Joseph hwas a goodly per- of the prison. son, and well favoured.
22 And the keeper of the prison 7 1 And it came to pass after these committed to Joseph's hand all the
things, that his master's wife cast her prisoners that were in the prison; and i 2 Sam. 13. 11. eyes upon Joseph; and she said, 'Lie whatsoever they did there, he was the sch. 40.3, 4.
doer of it. 8 But he refused, and said unto his 23 The keeper of the prison looked master's wife, Behold, my master wot- not to any thing that was under his teth not what is with me in the house, hand; because t the Lord was with t ver. 2, 3. and he hath committed all that he him, and that which he did, the Lord hath to my hand;
made it to prosper. 9 There is none greater in this house
CHAPTER XL. than I; neither hath he kept back
The butler and baker of Pharaoh in prison. 4 any thing from me but thee, because
Joseph hath charge of them. 5 He interpreteth k Prov.6.29,32. thou art his wife : k how then can I
their dreams, 20 which come to pass according
to his interpretation. 23 The ingratitude of the do this great wickedness, and 'sin 2 Sam. 12. 13. against God? 10 And it came to pass, as she spake / AND it came to pass after these about 1720.
things, that the a butler of the to Joseph day by day, that he heark- king of Egypt and his baker had ofened not unto her, to lie by her, or fended their lord the king of Egypt. to be with her.
2 And Pharaoh was wroth against b Prov. 16. 14. 11 And it came to pass about this two of his officers, against the chief time, that Joseph went into the house of the butlers, and against the chief to do his business; and there was of the bakers. none of the men of the house there
3 'And he put them in ward in the
house of the captain of the guard, into
charged Joseph with them, and he
5 [ And they dreamed a dream both about 1718.
in unto me to lie with me, and I which were bound in the prison. | Heb. great. I cried with a tloud voice :
6 And Joseph came in unto them in
that were with him in the ward of
c ch. 39. 20, 23.
m Prov. 7. 13, &c.
† Heb. are
to God? tell me them, I pray you.
a Ex. 23. 1.
evil? Neh. 2. 2. d ch. 41. 15.
e See ch.41.16. Dan.2. 11, 28, 47.
Pharaoh's butler and baker.
Pharaoh's two dreams.
f ver. 18.
4. 19. g ch. 41. 26.
| Heb. remember me with thee,
i Luke 23. 42. k Josh. 2. 12.
2 Sam. 9. 1.
1 ch. 39. 20.
a Dan. 2. 1. &
Is. 29. 14. Dan. 1. 20. & 2. 2. & 4. 7. c Matt. 2. 1.
B. C. to Joseph, and said to him, In my dreamed: and, behold, he stood by B. C. 1715. about 1718. dream, behold, a vine was before me; the river.
10 And in the vine were three branch- 2 And, behold, there came up out
3 And, behold, seven other kine
12 And Joseph said unto him, * This 4 And the ill favoured and leanJudg. 7. 14. is the interpretation of it: The three fleshed kine did eat up the seven well Dan. 2. 36. & branches 5 are three days:
favoured and fat kine. So Pharaoh
deliver Pharaoh's cup into his hand, corn came up upon one stalk, + rank | Heb. fat.
6 And, behold, seven thin ears and
pray thee, unto me, and make 17 And the seven thin ears devoured
mention of me unto Pharaoh, and the seven rank and full ears. And 1 Sam. 20. 14, bring me out of this house:
Pharaoh awoke, and, behold, it was
out of the land of the Hebrews : land 8 And it came to pass in the morn-
16 When the chief baker saw that cians of Egypt, and all the wise men
unto Joseph, I also was in my dream, dream; but there was none that could
9 I Then spake the chief butler un17 And in the uppermost basket there to Pharaoh, saying, I do remember was of all manner of + bakemeats for my faults this day :
, the work of'. Pharaoh ; and the birds did eat them 10 Pharaoh was d wroth with his d ch. 40. 2, 3. baker, or, out of the basket upon my head. servants, and put me in ward in the
18 And Joseph answered and said, captain of the guard's house, both me
19 Yet within three days shall night, I and he; we dreamed each | Or, reckon Pharaoh I lift up thy head from off man according to the interpretation
thee, and shall hang thee on a tree; of his dream. office from and the birds shall eat thy flesh from 12 And there was there with us a off thee.
young man, a Hebrew, 5 servant to sch. 37. 36. 20 And it came to pass the third | the captain of the guard; and we told hoch. 40. 12, day, which was Pharaoh's birthday, him, and he hinterpreted to us our
that he P made a feast unto all his ser- dreams; to each man according to k Ps. 105. 20. || Or, reckoned. vants : and he || 9 lifted up the head his dream he did interpret.
of the chief butler and of the chief 13 And it came to pass, i as he inter- m1 Sam. 2. 8. baker among his servants.
preted to us, so it was; me he restored
22 But he thanged the chief baker: ly mout of the dungeon: and he shav-
23 Yet did not the chief butler re- and came in unto Pharaoh.
have dreamed a dream, and there is none
that can interpret it: nand I have 28, 47. & 4. 2. Pharaoh's two dreams. 25 Joseph interpreteth them. heard say of thee, that I thou canst thout hohen vanced. 50 The birth of Manasseh and Ephraim. | understand a dream to interpret it. 53 The famine beginneth.
16 And Joseph answered Pharaoh, 1715.
ND it came to pass at the end of saying, ° It is not in me : P God shall
+ Heb. meat
e ch. 39. 20.
m ver. 12
f ch. 40.5,
Joseph interpreteth them.
Pharaoh advanceth Joseph.
q ver. 1.
8. C ver. 48.
e Ps. 105. 19. Acts 7. 10.
| Heb. come to the inward
Job 32. 8. Prov. 2. 6. Dan. 4. 8, 18. & 5. 11, 14. & 6. 3.
Acts 7. 10.
r ver. 8. Dan. 4.7.
& Dan. 2. 28, 29, 45. Rev. 4. 1.
& 8, 2, 8.
B. C. 1715. 17 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, appoint llofficers over the land, and B. C. 1715. 9 In my dream, behold, I stood upon b take up the fifth part of the land of
11 Or,overseers. the bank of the river: Egypt in the seven plenteous years.
b Prov. 6.6,7,
raoh, and let them keep food in the
of Egypt; that the land + d perish not | Heb. be not 20 And the lean and the ill favoured through the famine.
d ch. 47. 15, 19. kine did eat up the first seven fat 37 † And e the thing was good in kine:
the eyes of Pharaoh, and in the eyes
had eaten them; but they were still vants, Can we find such a one as this
all this, there is none so discreet and !! Or, small. 23 And, behold, seven ears, I wither- wise as thou art :
ed, thin, and blasted with the east 40 & Thou shalt be over my house, &Ps.105.21, 22. wind, sprung up after them :
and according unto thy word shall all 24 And the thin ears devoured the my people t be ruled: only in the Heb. bearm
ed, or, kiss. seven good ears : and 'I told this unto throne will I be greater than thou. the magicians; but there was none
41 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, that could declare it to me.
See, I have h set thee over all the h Dan. 6. 3. 25 | And Joseph said unto Pharaoh, land of Egypt. The dream of Pharaoh is one: s God 42 And Pharaoh i took off his ring i Esth. 3. 10. hath shewed Pharaoh what he is about from his hand, and put it upon Joto do.
seph's hand, and karrayed him in k Esth. 8. 15. 26 The seven good kine are seven vestures of fine linen, land put a || Or, silk. years; and the seven good ears are gold chain about his neck; seven years: the dream is one.
43 And he made him to ride in the 27 And the seven thin and ill favour- second chariot which he had; mand ed kine that came up after them are they cried before him, Bow the l Or, Tender seven years; and the seven empty knee: and he made him ruler nover
father, ears blasted with the east wind shall all the land of Egypt. t 2 Kings 8. 1. be t seven years of famine.
44 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph,
45 And Pharaoh called Joseph's name
ti-pherah | priest of On. And Joseph | Or, prince, 30 And there shall y arise after them went out over all the land of Egypt. seven years of famine; and all the 46 | And Joseph was thirty years plenty shall be forgotten in the land old when he 'stood before Pharaoh 01 Sam. 16. 21.
1 Kings 12.6, of Egypt; and the famine 2 shall con- king of Egypt. And Joseph went sume the land ;
out from the presence of Pharaoh, 31 And the plenty shall not be known and went throughout all the land of
in the land by reason of that famine Egypt. † Heb. heavy. following; for it shall be very + griev
47 And in the seven plenteous years
the earth brought forth by handfuls. 32 And for that the dream was dou- 48 And he gathered up all the food Is. 46. 10, 11.
bled unto Pharaoh twice; it is because of the seven years, which were in the
in the cities, the food of the field,
49 And Joseph gathered corn Pas
I Dan. 5. 7, 29.
m Esth. 6.9.
ch. 45. 8. nch. 42. 6. & 45. 8, 26. Acts 7. 10.
u ver. 25,
I ver. 47.