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He is cast into a pit.
He is sold into Egypt.
B. C. 1729. 12 | And his brethren went to feed your flesh: and his brethren were B. C. their father's flock in Shechem. content.
| about 1729. 13 And Israel said unto Joseph, Do 28 Then there passed by z Midian
f Heb. hearknot thy brethren feed the flock in She- ites merchantmen; and they drew and ened. 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.
a ch. 45. 4, 5. btwenty pieces of silver: and they | Ps. 105. 17. Here am I. 14 And he said to him, Go, I brought Joseph into Egypt.
b See Matt. 27. + Heb. see the pray thee, tsee whether it be well 29 | And Reuben returned unto the peace of thy
? | with thy brethren, and well with the pit; and, behold, Joseph was not in brethren, &c. ch. 29. 6. flocks ; and bring me word again. the pit; and he rent his clothes. c Job 1. 20.
So he sent him out of the vale of 30 And he returned unto his brethk chi 35, 37, k Hebron, and he came to Shechem. ren, and said, The child d is not; and a ch. 42. 13, 36. 15 | And a certain man found him, I, whither shall I go?
Jer. 31. 15. and, behold, he was wandering in the 31 And they took e Joseph's coat, e ver. 23. field: and the man asked him, say- and killed a kid of the goats, and ing, What seekest thou ?
| 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 ch. 44. 28. 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 s ver. 29..
2 Sam. 3. 31. n they conspired against him to slay put sackcloth upon his loins, and i
h 2 Sain. 12. 17. mourned for his son many days. i ch. 42. 38. & 19 And they said one to another, 35 And all his sons and all his
44. 29, 31.
k c. 39. 1. + Heb. master Behold, this #dreamer cometh. daughters hrose up to comfort him ; |
†Heb. eunuch. of dreams
20 ° Come now therefore, and let us but he refused to be comforted; and But the word n1 Sam. 19. 1.
doth signify Ps. 31. 13. & slay him, and cast him into some pit, he said, For iI will go down into the
not only eu37. 12, 32. &
and we will say, Some evil beast hath grave unto my son mourning. Thus nuchs, but al94. 21.
80 chamberMatt. 27. 1. devoured him; and we shall see what his father wept for him.'
lains, courtMark 14. 1. John 11. 53. will become of his dreams.
iers, and of the Midianites sold him
ficers. Acts 23. 12. 21 And P Reuben heard it, and he into Egypt unto Potiphar, an tofficer Esth. 1. 10. o Prov. 1. 11, delivered him out of their hands ; l of Pharaoh's, and il captain of the Or, chief 16. & 6. 17. &
marshal. 27. 4. and said, Let us not kill him.
Heb. chief of p ch. 42. 22. 22 And Reuben said unto them,
men, or, exeShed no blood, but cast him into this
cutioner's. Judah begetteth Er, Onan, and Shelah. 6 Er marri
eth Tamar. 8 The trespass of Onan. 11 Tamar
waiteth for Shelah. 13 She deceiveth Judah. 27
AND it came to pass at that time,
| 2 Kings 4. 8. H Or, pieces. coat, his coat of many Il colours that | Hirah. was on him;
2 And Judah bsaw there a daughter | b 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 cShuah; and he took her, and C1 Chr. 2. 3. there was no water in it.
went in unto her. q Prov. 30. 20. 25 9 And they sat down to eat bread : | 3 And she conceived, and bare a | about 1727. Am. 6. 6. and they lifted up their eyes and son; and he called his name d Er. d ch. 46. 12.
Num. 26. 19. 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. e ch. 46. 12. 36.
Num. 26. 19. their camels bearing spicery and balm 5 And she yet again conceived, and s Jer. 8. 22. | and myrrh, going to carry it down to bare a son; and called his name fShe- ch. 46. 12.
Num. 26. 20. Egypt.
lah : and he was at Chezib, when she 26 And Judah said unto his breth
ren, What profit is it if we slay our 6 And Judah & took a wife for Er his & ch. 21. 21. tch. 4. 10. brother, and conceal his blood ? firstborn, whose name was Tamar. ver. 20. Job 16. 18. 27 Come, and let us sell him to the And Er, Judah's firstborn, was h ch. 46. 12. u 1 Sam. 18. 17. Ishmaelites, and ulet not our hand be wicked in the sight of the LORD; | Nu
Num. 26. 9. x ch. 42.2 upon him ; for he is four brother and and the LORD slew him.
i 1 Chr. 2. 3.
Tamar deceiveth Judah.
Pharez and Zarah born.
udah, and are
B. C. 1 8 And Judah said unto Onan, Go | that was il openly by the way side? | B. C. about 1727. in unto k thy brother's wife, and And they said, There was no harlot | ab
about 1727 marry her, and raise up seed to thy in this place. k Deut. 25. 5.
11. Or, in Matt. 22. 24. | brother. | 22 And he returned to Judah, and
Enajin. 9 And Onan knew that the seed said, I cannot find her; and also the I Deut. 25. 6. 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.
a contempt. to his brother.
I sent this kid, and thou hast not Heb.was evil 10 And the thing which he did + dis- found her. in the eyes of the LokD. pleased the LORD : wherefore he slew 24 | And it came to pass about three mch. 46. 12. mhim also.
months after, that it was told Judah, Num. 26. 19.
11 Then said Judah to Tamar his saying, Tamar thy daughter in law n Ruth 1. 13. | daughter in law, "Remain a widow at hath ? played the harlot; and also, be- 2 Judg. 19.2.
thy father's house, till Shelah my son hold, she is with child by whoredom.
Deut. 22. 21. venture he die also, as his brethren let her be burnt. o Lev. 22. 13. 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 f Heb.thedays | 12 | And tin process of time the the man, whose these are, am I with were multiplied.
daughter of Shuah Judah's wife died; child : and she said, Discern, I pray b ch. 37. 32. p 2 Sam. 13.39. and Judah Pwas comforted, and went thee, whose are these, the signet, and c ver. 18.
up unto his sheepshearers to Timnath, bracelets, and staff.
and said, e She hath been more right- e 1 Sam. 24. 17. 13 And it was told Tamar, saying, eous than I; because that fI gave her f ver. 14.
Behold, thy father in law goeth up not to Shelah my son. And he knew Josh. 15. 10, 9 to Timnath to shear his sheep. | her again 8 no more.
& Job 34. 31,
32. 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 r Prov. 7. 12. with a vail, and wrapped herself, and ( in her womb. + Heb. the door 'sat in tan open place, which is by 28 And it came to pass, when she
ce noor, of the way to Timnath ; for she saw | travailed, that the one put out his
bound upon his hand a scarlet thread,
back his hand, that, behold, his broth-
fore hast thou way, and said, Go to, I pray thee, let thou broken forth? this breach be upon made this me come in unto thee; for he knew thee : therefore his name was called
gainst thee? not that she was his daughter in law. | | h Pharez.
That is, A And she said, What wilt thou give 30 And afterward came out his "breach.
| h ch. 46. 12. me, that thou mayest come in unto brother, that had the scarlet thread
Nuni, 26. 20. t Ez. 16. 33. me?
upon his hand : and his name was i Chr. 2. 4. † Heb. a kid
Matt. 1. 3. 17 And he said, I will send thee ta called Zarah. of the goats. kid from the flock. And she said,
CHAPTER XXXIX. u ver. 20. u Wilt thou give me a pledge, till thou
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 ver. 25. I give thee? And she said, Thy' AND Joseph was brought down to 1729.
signet, and thy bracelets, and thy | A Egypt; and a Potiphar, an officer a ch. 37. 36. staff that is in thine hand. And he of Pharaoh, captain of the guard, an
Ps. 105. 17. gave it her, and came in unto her, Egyptian, bbought him of the hands ch. 37. 28. and she conceived by him.
of the Ishmaelites, which had brought 19 And she arose, and went away, | him down thither. y ver. 14. and y laid by her vail from her, and 2 And “the LORD was with Joseph, c ver. 21.
ch. 21. 22. & put on the garments of her widow- and he was a prosperous man; and
26. 24, 28. & | he was in the house of his master the
1 Sam. 16. 18. 20 And Judah sent the kid by the Egyptian.
& 18. 14, 28. hand of his friend the Adullamite, to ! 3 And his master saw that the LORD
Acts 7.9. receive his pledge from the woman's was with him, and that the LORD hand: but he found her not.
| I made all that he did to prosper in a Ps. 1. 3. 21 Then he asked the men of that his hand.
e ch. 18. 3. & place, saying, Where is the harlot, | 4 And Joseph found grace in his 19.19.
Joseph falsely accused.
He is cast into prison.
Dan. 1. 9.
B. C. 1729. sight, and he served him: and he | up my voice and cried, that he left B. C. 1729.
made him overseer over his house, his garment with me, and fled out. fch, 24. 2.
and all that he had he put into his 19 And it came to pass, when his
master heard the words of his wife,
35. gch. 30. 27. & the LORD blessed the Egyptian's 20 And Joseph's master took him, house for Joseph's sake; and the and Pput him into the prison, a | p Ps. 105. 18.
1 Pet. 2. 19. blessing of the LORD was upon all place where the king's prisoners were
q See ch. 40. that he had in the house, and in the bound: and he was there in the 3, 15. & 41.14. field.
prison. 6 And he left all that he had in Jo- | 21 | But the Lord was with Joseph, seph's hand ; and he knew not aught and tshewed him mercy, and 'gave Heb.extend
ed kindness he had, save the bread which he did him favour in the sight of the keeper b1 Sam. 16. 12. / eat. And Joseph h was a goodly per- of the prison.
r Ex. 3. 21. &
11.3.& 12. 36. | 22 And the keeper of the prison son, and well favoured.
Ps. 106. 46. And it came to pass after these scommitted to Joseph's hand all the Prov. 16. 7. things, that his master's wife cast her prisoners that were in the prison; and
Acts 7.9, 10. i 2 Sam. 13.11. eyes upon Joseph; and she said, i Lie whatsoever they did there, he was the sch. 40. 3, 4. with me.
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 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 : khow then can I
their dreams, 20 which come to pass according
to his interpretation. 23 The ingratitude of the I ch. 20.6. do this great wickedness, and 'sin butler. Lev. 6. 2. 2 Sam. 12. 13. against God?
AND it came to pass after these about 1720. Ps. 51. 4.
10 And it came to pass, as she spake A things, that the a butler of the a Neh. 1. 11.
2 And Pharaoh was wroth against b Prov. 16. 14.
house of the captain of the guard, into m Prov. 7. 13, 12 And mshe caught him by his gar- the prison, the place where Joseph &c.
ment, saying, Lie with me: and he was bound.
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. cried with a tloud voice :
6 And Joseph came in unto them in
that were with him in the ward of
f Heb. are a Ex. 23. 1.
your faces 17 And she n spake unto him ac- 8 And they said unto him, a We have evil? Ps. 120. 3. cording to these words, saying, The dreamed a dream, and there is no in- Neh. 2. 2.
d ch. 41. 15. Hebrew servant, which thou hast terpreter of it. And Joseph said unto brought unto us, came in unto me them, e Do not interpretations belong e See ch.41.16. to mock me : to God? tell me them, I pray you.
Dan. 2. 11, 28,
47. 18 And it came to pass, as I lifted 9 And the chief butler told his dream
Pharaoh's butler and baker.
Pharaoh's two dreams.
B. C. about 1718.
B. C. 1715.
to Joseph, and said to him, In my dreamed : and, behold, he stood by
10 And in the vine were three branch- [ 2 And, behold, there came up out
3 And, behold, seven other kine 11 And Pharaoh's cup was in my came up after them out of the river, hand: and I took the grapes, and ill favoured and lean-fleshed; and pressed them into Pharaoh's cup, and stood by the other kine upon the
I gave the cup into Pharaoh's hand. | brink of the river. f ver. 18.
| 12 And Joseph said unto him, This 4 And the ill favoured and leanch. 41. 12, 25. Judg. 7. 14. is the interpretation of it: The three fleshed kine did eat up the seven well Dan. 2. 36. & 1 branches s are three days:
favoured and fat kine. So Pharaoh 4. 19. 8 ch. 41. 26.
13 Yet within three days shall Pha- | awoke. || Or, reckon. raoh | h lift up thine head, and restore 5 And he slept and dreamed the sech 2 Kings 25. thee unto thy place; and thou shalt ond time: and, behold, seven ears of Ps. 3. 3.
deliver Pharaoh's cup into his hand, corn came up upon one stalk, trank | | Heb. fat. Jer. 52. 31.
| after the former manner when thou and good.
6 And, behold, seven thin ears and
be well with thee, and kshew kind- | after them. i Luke 23. 42. | ness, I pray thee, unto me, and make a And the seven thin ears devoured k Josh. 2. 12. mention of me unto Pharaoh, and the seven rank and full ears. And 1 Sam. 20. 14, I bring me out of this house:
Pharaoh awoke, and, behold, it was 2 Sam. 9.1. 15 For indeed I was stolen away a dream. 1 Kings 2. 7.
out of the land of the Hebrews : land! 8 And it came to pass in the mornI ch. 39. 20.
here also have I done nothing that ing a that his spirit was troubled; and a Dan. 2. 1. & they should put me into the dungeon. | he sent and called for all b the magi
b Ex.7.11, 22. 16 When the chief baker saw that cians of Egypt, and all the wise men Is. 29. 14. the interpretation was good, he said thereof: and Pharaoh told them his
Dan, 1. 20. &
2. 2. & 4. 7. unto Joseph, I also was in my dream, dream ; but there was none that could c Matt. 2. 1. 11. Or, full of and, behold, I had three ll white bas- interpret them unto Pharaoh. kets on my head:
9 Then spake the chief butler un17 And in the uppermost basket there to Pharaoh, saying, I do remember + Heb. meat I was of all manner of + bakemeats for my faults this day: of Pharaoh, the work of a Pharaoh ; and the birds did eat them 10 Pharaoh was d wroth with his | 1 ch. 40. 2, 3. baker, or, out of the basket upon my head. servants, and put me in ward in the
e ch. 39. 20. cook.
18 And Joseph answered and said, captain of the guard's house, both me m ver. 12. m This is the interpretation thereof: and the chief baker:
The three baskets are three days: | 11 And f we dreamed a dream in one fch. 40. 5. & ver. 13. 19 Yet within three days shall night, I and he; we dreamed each || Or, reckon | Pharaoh II lift up thy head from off man according to the interpretation thee and take thy
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 thee. off thee.
young man, a Hebrew, servant to 8 ch. 37. 36. 20 And it came to pass the third the captain of the guard; and we told
Luotold n ch. 40. 12, o Matt. 14. 6. | day, which was Pharaoh's birthday, him, and he hinterpreted to us our / i ch. 40. 22. p Mark 6. 21. | that he ” made a feast unto all his ser- dreams; to each man according to k Ps. 105. 20. 11 Or, reckoned. vants : and he || 9 lifted up the head his dream he did interpret.
I Dan. 2. 25. q ver. 13, 19. of the chief butler and of the chief 13 And it came to pass, i as he inter- m 1 Sam. 2. 8 Matt. 25. 19.
Ps. 113. 7, 8. baker among his servants. . preted to us, so it was; me he restored
n ver. 12. r ver. 13. 21 And he restored the chief butler unto mine office, and him he hanged. P8, 25. 14. J's Neh, 2.1. unto his butlership again, and she 149 k Then Pharaoh sent and called
Dan. 5. 16. gave the cup into Pharaoh's hand; Joseph, and they '+ brought him hasti-| |, Heb. made
him run. t ver. 19. 22 But he thanged the chief baker: ly mout of the dungeon: and he shavas Joseph had interpreted to them. ed himself, and changed his raiment,
o Dan. 2. 30. 23 Yet did not the chief butler re- and came in unto Pharaoh.
Acts. 3. 12. u Job 19. 14. member Joseph, but " forgat him. 15 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, I 2 Cor. 3. 5. Ps. 31. 12.
have dreamed a dream, and there is none Ecc. 9. 15, 16.
p ch. 40. 8.
Dan. 2. 22, Amos 6. 6. CHAPTER XLI.
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
Or, when 33 He giveth Pharaoh counsel. 38 Joseph is ad
thou hearest vanced. 50 The birth of Manasseh and Ephraim.
a dream thou 53 The famine beginneth. 16 And Joseph answered Pharaoh,
pret it. 1715. AND it came to pass at the end of saying, ° It is not in me : P God shall
A two full years, that Pharaoh give Pharaoh an answer of peace.
Joseph interpreteth them.
Pharaoh advanceth Joseph.
r ver. 8.
B. C. 1715. 17 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, appoint Il officers over the land, and B. C. 1715.
9 In my dream, behold, I stood upon take up the fifth part of the land of q ver. 1. the bank of the river: | Egypt in the seven plenteous years. Hon
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 e Ps. 105. 19. kine: the eyes of Pharaoh, and in the eyes
Acts 7. 10. † Heb.come to 21 And when they had teaten them of all his servants. the inward parts of them.
up, it could not be known that they 38 And Pharaoh said unto his ser-
Job 32. 8.
Prov. 2. 6. 22 And I saw in my dream, and, | 39 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, Dan. 4. 8, 18.
& 5. 11, 14. & behold, seven ears came up in one Forasmuch as God hath shewed thee
6. 3. stalk, full and good :
all this, there is none so discreet and ll Or, small. 23 And, behold, seven ears, Il 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 Acts 7. 10. 24 And the thin ears devoured the my people t be ruled: only in the Heb.be arm
ed, or, kiss. seven good ears : and 'I told this unto throne will I be greater than thou. Dan. 4. 7.
the magicians; but there was none 41 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph,
See, I have h set thee over all the h Dan. 6. 3. 25 T And Joseph said unto Pharaoh, land of Egypt. s Dan. 2. 28, | The dream of Pharaoh is one : s God 42 And Pharaoh i took off his ring i Esth. 3. 10. 29, 45. Rev. 4. 1.
hath shewed Pharaoh what he is about from his hand, and put it upon Jo- & 8. 2, 8. to 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;
I Dan. 5. 7, 29. 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
m Esth. 6. 9. ed kine that came up after them are they cried before him, Il Bow the || Or, Tender seven years; and the seven empty knee: and he made him ruler nover father.
ch. 45. 8. ears blasted with the east wind shall all the land of Egypt.
nch. 42. 6. & t 2 Kings 8. 1. be seven years of famine.
44 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, 45. 8, 26.
Acts 7. 10. u ver. 25. 28 This is the thing which I have I am Pharaoh, and without thee shall
spoken unto Pharaoh : what God is no man lift up his hand or foot in all
45 And Pharaoh called Joseph's name
ti-pherah 11 priest of On. And Joseph | Or, prince, y ver. 54. 30 And there shall v arise after them went out over all the land of Egypt. /
Ex. 2. 16.
2 Sam. 8. 18. seven years of famine; and all the 46 | And Joseph was thirty years & 20. 26.
plenty shall be forgotten in the land old when he 'stood before Pharaoh 01 Sam. 16. 21. 1 z ch. 47. 13.
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, Dan. 1. 19. 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 ous.
the earth brought forth by handfuls. 32 And for that the dream was dou- 48 And he gathered up all the food a Num. 23. 19. Is. 46. 10, 11. bled unto Pharaoh twice; it is because of the seven years, which were in the 1 Or, prepared the a thing is ll established by God, and land of Egypt, and laid up the food of God.
God will shortly bring it to pass. in the cities : the food of the field,
33 Now therefore let Pharaoh look which was round about every city,
p ch. 22. 17.
Judg. 7. 12.
1 Sam. 13. 5. 34 Let Pharaoh do this, and let him the sand of the sea, very much, until | Ps. 78. 27.
I ver. 47.