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. 37. 33. &
a ser. 4. &
ch. 44. 29. b ch. 37. 35 & 44- 31.
& H. 23.
+ Hel ing Crime
+ Heb. asking asked us.
Jacob is hardly persuaded to send Benjamin. GENESIS.
Joseph entertaineth his bre not to thee: deliver him into my hand,
15 | And the men took that present, ch and I will bring him to thee again.
and they took double money in their hand, 38 And he said, My son shall not go and Benjamin; and rose up, and went ht: 13& down with you; for his brother is dead, down to Egypt, and stood before Joseph.
and he is left alone: "if mischief befall 16 And when Joseph saw Benjamin
ye bbring down my gray hairs with house, Bring these men home, and + slay, #.. sorrow to the grave.
and make ready; for these men'shali 1.11 CHAP. XLIII.
t dine with me at noon. 1 Jacob is hardly persuaded to send Benjamin.
17 And the man did as Joseph bade; 15 Joseph entertaineth his brethren. 31 He and the man brought the men into Jomaketh'them a feast.
seph's house. A ND the famine was a sore in the land. 18 And the men were afraid, because
2 And it came to pass, when they they were brought into Joseph's house; had eaten up the corn which they had and they said, Because of the money that brought out of Egypt, their father said was returned in our sacks at the first time unto them, Go again, buy us a little food. are we brought in; that he may + seek le
3 And Judah spake unto him, saying, occasion against us, and fall upon us, and * Hch, pro- The man tuid solemnly protest unto us, take us for bondmen, and our asses. saying, Ye shall not see my face, except
19 1 And they came near to the steward b ch.42.20. your brother be with you.
of Joseph's house, and they communed 4 If thou wilt send our brother with with him at the door of the house, us, we will go down and buy thee food : 20 And said, O sir, if we came indeed ich.
5 But if thou wilt not send him, we down at the first time to buy food : will not go down: for the man said unto 21 "And it came to pass,
when we us, Ye shall not see my face, except your came to the inn, that we opened our sacks, Ķck. brother be with you.
and, behold, every man's money was in 6 And Israel said, Wherefore dealt ye the mouth of his sack, our money in full so ill with me, as to tell the man whether weight: and we have brought it again in ye had yet a brother?
our hand. 7 And they said, The man tasked us 22 And other money have we brought straitly of our state, and of our kindred, down in our hands to buy food: we cansaying, Is your father yet alive? have ye not tell who put our money in our sacks. another brother? and we told him ac 23 And he said, Peace be to
fear cording to the tenor of these words: not: your God, and the God of your fat could we certainly know that he would ther, hath given you treasure in your sacks: say, Bring your brother down?
†I had your money. And he brought u. 8 And Judah said unto Israel his fa- Simeon out unto them. ther, Send the lad with me, and we will 24 And the man brought the men into arise and go; that we may live, and not Joseph's house, and 'gave them water, die, both we, and thou, and also our and they washed their feet; and he gave little ones.
their asses provender. 9 I will be surety for him; of my hand 25 And they made ready the present ceh. 44. 32. shalt thou require him: "if I bring him against Joseph came at noon: for they
not unto thee, and set him before thee, heard that they should eat bread there. then let me bear the blame for ever: 26 | And when Joseph came home,
10 For except we had lingered, surely they brought him the present which was Or, twice now we had returned ||this second time. in their hand into the house, and "bow- mch.
11 And their father Israel said unto ed themselves to him to the earth. them, If it must be so now, do this; take of 27 And he asked them of their t wel. 15.3
the best fruits in the land in your vessels, fare, and said, † Is your father well, the fuel 4 ch. 32. 30: and carry down the man a present, a old man "of whom ye spake? Is he yet to you ech. 37.25. little balm, and a little honey, spices, alive? and myrrh, nuts, and almonds :
28 And they answered, Thy servant 13. 12 And take double money in your our father is in good health, he is yet Sch. 12. 25, hand; and the money "that was brought alive. And they bowed down their och.
again in the mouth of your sacks, carry it heads, and made obeisance.
his brother Benjamin, Phis mother's son, pch.
"of whom ye spake unto me? And he said, 14 And God Almighty give you mercy God be gracious unto thee, my son. & Esth.4.16.
before the man, that he may send away 50 And Joseph made haste; for or, and I your other brother, and Benjamin. 5|| If I | ' his bowels did yern upon his brother: K be bereaved of my children, I am bereaved. | and he sought where to weep; and he
+ Heb. mouth. + Heb. Krowing could te khou?
Ich 24. 32
Philem. 18, 19.
1 Or, make
trial. ver. 5
Juba 2. 10.
Joseph's policy to stay his brethren. CHAP. XLIV.
Judah's humble supplication. Preferesentered into his chamber, and Swept there. eldest, and left at the youngest : and the
31 And he washed his face, and went cup was found in Benjamin's sack. sch. 4 out, and refrained himself, and said, Set 13 Then they rent their clothes, and ceh. 37.99, on ' bread.
laded every man his ass, and returned to 14.6. 2 Sam.
not that such a man as I can certainly
how shall we clear ourselves? God hath
them from before him: but Benjamin's hold, we are my lord's servants, both we, e ver. 9. 14.5 % mess was *five times so much as any of and he also with whom the cup is found. brune larger their's. And they drank, and t were 17 And he said, 'God forbid that I (Prov. 17. Na 1.6. merry with him.
should do so: but the man in whose hand CHAP. XLIV.
the cup is found, he shall be my servant;
dah's humble supplication to Joseph.
18 [ Then Judah came near unto him,
in his and let not thine anger burn against thy : 18, 30, sack's mouth.
servant: for thou art even as Pharaoh. ' 2 And put my cup, the silver cup, in 19 My lord asked his servants, saying, the sack's mouth of the youngest, and his Have ye a father, or a brother? corn money. And he did according to 20 And we said unto my lord, We the word that Joseph had spoken. have a father, an old man, and "a child bch. 37. 3
3 As soon as the morning was light, the of his old age, a little one; and his bro-
4 And when they were gone out of the mother, and his father loveth him.
21 And thou saidst unto thy servants,
cannot leave his father : for if he should
23 And thou saidst unto thy servants,
*Except your youngest brother come down k ch.43. 3, 5.
7 And they said unto him, Wherefore up unto thy servant my father, we told
25 And ' our father said, Go again, and 1 ch. 43. 2
buy us a little food.
ther be with us.
will be my lord's bondmen.
10 And he said, Now also let it be ac 28 And the one went out from me,
29 And if yeo take this also from me, and ch.42.36,
30 Now therefore when I come to thy 12 And he searched, and began at the servant my father, and the lad be not with
evil for good?
with his brethren.
+ Heb. hind my father. Exod. 18.& Job 31. 29.
Josepke maketh himsely known.
He sendeth for his us; seeing that Phis life is bound up in children, and thy flocks, and thy herds, c the lad's life;
and all that thou hast : 31 It shall come to pass, when he seeth 11 And there will I nourish thee; for that the lad is not with us, that he will die: yet there are five years of famine ; lest and thy servants shall bring down the thou, and thy houshold, and all that thou gray hairs of thy servant our father with hast, come to poverty. sorrow to the grave.
12 And, behold, your eyes see, and the 32 For thy servant became surety for eyes of my brother Benjamin, that it is 4 ch. 43. 9. the lad unto my father, saying, "If I bring my mouth that speaketh unto you. him not unto thee, then I shall bear the
13 And ye shall tell my father of al} blame to my father for ever.
my glory in Egypt, and of all that ye have 53 Now therefore, I pray thee, 'let thy seen; and ye shalí haste and bring down h servant abide instead of the lad a bond my father hither. man to my lord; and let the lad go up 14 9 And he fell upon his brother Ben
jamin's neck, and wept; and Benjamin 134 For how shall I go up to my father, wept upon his neck. and the lad be not with me? lest perad 15 Moreover he kissed all his brethren,
venture I see the evil that shall f come and wept upon them: and after that his Ps. 116.3.& on my father.
brethren talked with him. CHAP. XLV.
16 | And the fame thereof was heard 1 Joseph maketh himself known to his brethren. thren are come: and it + pleased Pha
in Pharaoh's house, saying, Joseph's bre5 He comfortelh them in God's providence. 9 He sendeth for his father. 16 Pharaoh raoh well, and his servants. confirmeth it. 21 Joseph furnisheth them 17 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, 37 for their journey, and exhorteth them to con- Say unto thy brethren, This do ye; lade cord. 25 Jacob is revived with the news.
your beasts, and go, get you unto the land THE VHEN Joseph could not refrain him- of Canaan;
self before all them that stood by 18 And take your father and your him; and he cried, Cause every man to housholds, and come unto me: and I will go out from me. And there stood no give you the good of the land of Egypt, man with him, while Joseph made him- and ye shall eat 'the fat of the land. self known unto his brethren.
19 Now thou art commanded, this do 12, 2 And he wept aloud: and the E-ye; take you wagons out of the land of gyptians and the house of Pharaoh heard. Egypt for your little ones, and for your
3 And Joseph said unto his brethren, wives, and bring your father, and come. * I am Joseph; doth my father yet live? 20 Also fregard not your stuff; for the ! And his brethren could not answer him; good of all the land of Egypt is your's. for they were || troubled at his presence. 21 9 And the children of Israel did so:
4 And Joseph said unto his brethren, and Joseph gave them wagons, according Matt, 14:26. Come near to me, I pray you. And they to the + commandment of Pharaoh, and
came near. And he said, I am Joseph gave them provision for the way. b ch. 37. 28. your brother, whom ye sold into Egypt. 22 To all of them he gave each man
5 Now therefore be not grieved, t nor changes of raiment; but to Benjamin he Heb. nei- angry with yourselves, that ye sold me
gave three hundred pieces of silver, and ther let there hither: 4 for God did send me before
you *five changes of raiment. to preserve life.
23 And to his father he sent after this 6 For these two years hath the famine manner; ten asses fladen with the good Ps. 103.16, been in the land: and yet there are five things of Egypt, and ten she asses laden
years, in the which there shall neither be with corn and bread and meat for his fa10,!!. Acts earing nor harvest.
ther by the way. 7 Ånd God sent me before you f to pre 24 So he sent his brethren away, and serve you a posterity in the earth, and to they departed: and he said unto them, save your lives by a great deliverance. See that ye fall not out by the way:
8 So now it was not you that sent me 25 ( And they went up out of Egypt,
hither, but God: and he hath made me and came into the land of Canaan unto . ch. 41:43. a father to Pharaoh, and lord of all his Jacob their father, Jou 29. 16. house, and a ruler throughout all the land 26 And told him, saying, Joseph is yet of Egypt.
alive, and he is governor over all the land 9 Haste ye, and go up to my father, and of Egypt. ?And + Jacob's heart-fainted, say unto him, Thus saith thy son Joseph, for he believed them not. God hath made me lord of all Egypt: 27 And they told him all the words of come down unto me, tarry not:
Joseph, which he had said unto them: 10 And thou shalt dwell in the land of and when he saw the wagons which Goshen, and thou shalt be near unto me, Joseph had sent to carry him, the thou, and thy children, and thy children's spirit of Jacob their father revived :
+ Heb. Face forth his coice in veeping. Numb. 14. 1. a Acts 7. 13.
1 Or, terrified. Job 4. 5 & 23. 13.
e Isai. 40.2.
Cor. 2. 7.
be anger in your eyes.
1706. Ich. 50. 20.
2 Sam. 16.
7. 6. .
Or, Shu ham, Nuinb.
bek. 50. 1. i Acts 7.15
i ch. 29. 29
Jacobs goeth into Egypt.
Joseph mceleth Jacob.
Heber, and Malchiel.
18 “These are the sons of Zilpah, y ch. 30. 10.
19 The sons of Rachel * Jacob's wife; a ch. 4t. 27. answer to Pharaoh.
Joseph, and Benjamin.
20 And unto Joseph in the land of b ch. 41. 50.
! that he had, and came to *Beer Egypt were born Manasseh and Ephraim, br. 3. 14. sheba, and offered sacrifices bunto the which Asenath the daughter of Poti3 God of his father Isaac.
pherah || priest of On bare unto him.
1 Or, prince. 2 And God spake unto Israel in the 21 And the sons of Benjamin were ça.
Chron. visions of the night, and said, Jacob, Ja Belah, and Becher, and Ashbel, Gera, cob. And he said, Here am I.
and Naaman, “ Ehi, and Rosh, Muppim, Namba 26. 5 And he said, I am God, a the God of and || Huppim, and Ard. thy father: fear not to go down into E 22 These are the sons of Rachel, which 39.Suruphamgypt; for I will there make of thee a were born to Jacob: all the souls were
fourteen. great nation:
Hupham. 4 'I will go down with thee into E 23 And the sons of Dan; || Hushim. sch. 15 16. gypt; and I will also surely bring thee 24 8 And the sons of Naphtali; Jah- 12.
2.3. up again: and Joseph shall put his hand zeel, and Guni, and Jezer, and Shillem. upon thine eyes.
25 - These are the sons of Bilhalı, 26. 43.
&1 Chron. 59 And Jacob rose up from Beer which Laban gave unto Rachel his daugh- 13
. sheba: and the sons of Israel carried Ja ter, and she bare these unto Jacob: al! h ch.30. 5, 7
cob their father, and their little ones, and the souls were seven. elech 35 19 their wives, in the wagons which Pha 26 k All the souls that came with Ja- k Exod. 1.5raoh had sent to carry him.
cob into Egypt, which came out of his 6 And they took their cattle, and their + loins, besides Jacob's sons' wives, all the Heb. Chizho
goods, which they had gotten in the land souls were threescore and six; Dess of Canaan, and came into Egypt, 'Jacob, 27 And the sons of Joseph, which were 53 and all his seed with him:
born him in Egypt, were two souls: 'all 7 His sons, and his sons' sons with him, the souls of the house of Jacob, which 7.14. hisdaughters,and his sons'daughters,andalí came into Egypt, were threescore and ten. his seed brought he with him into Egypt. 28 And he sent Judah before him unto
8 f And n these are the names of the Joseph," to direct his face unto Goshen;"
children of Israel, which came into Egypt, and they came "into the land of Goshen. n ch. 47.1. Nuebat. Jacob and his sons: "Reuben, Jacob's 29 And Joseph made ready his chariot, firstborn.
and went up to meet Israel his father, to 9 And the sons of Reuben; Hanoch, Goshen, and presented himself unto him; and Phallu, and Hezron, and Carmi. and he fell on his neck, and wept on his :.90 ch. 45
10 And "the sons of Simeon; || Je neck a good while. muel, and Jamin, and Ohad, and Ja 30 And Israel said unto Joseph, Now , 3 Luke 2
chin, and I. Zohar, and Shaul the son of let me die, since I have seen thy face, ! 07, Jerik a Canaanitish woman.
because thou art yet alive.
thren, and unto his father's house, 'I will 4 ch. 47. 1. 12 And the sons of Judah; Er, and go up, and shew Pharaoh, and say unto
Onan, and Shelah, and Pharez, and Za him, My brethren, and my father's house, şi Olma rah: but 'Er and Onan died in the land which were in the land of Canaan, are
of Canaan. And the sons of Pharez come unto me;
32 And the men are shepherds, for 13 And the sons of Issachar; Tola, t their trade hath been to feed cattle; Heb. they Carca. ;. and || Phuvah, and Job, and Shimron. and they have brought their flocks, and catlle.
14 And the sons of Zebulun; Sered, their herds, and all that they have. and Elon, and Jahleel.
33 And it shall come to pass, when 15 These be the sons of Leah, which Pharaoh shall call you, and shall say, she bare unto Jacob in Padan-aram, with "What is your occupation?
his daughter Dinah: all the souls of his sons 34 That ye shall say, Thy servants' Neab. *i and his daughters were thirty and three. Strade hath been about cattle + from our sver. 32. tephen 16 And the sons of Gad; u Ziphion, youth even until now, both we, and also & 34. 3. 2* Os, Ozani. and Haggi, Shuni, and || Ezbon, Eri, and our fathers : that ye may dwell in the 37. 18. | Arodi, and Areli.
land of Goshen; for every shepherd is *1 (hrse. 17 "And the sons of Asher; Jimnah, / "an abomination unto the Egyptians.
I Deut. 10. 22. See Acts
a ch.46. 31.
& 46. 28.
Acts 7. 11.
i eh. 20. 15.
Joseph presenteth his brethren
and his father before Phu CHAP. XLVII.'
Egypt, and in the land of Canaan, for the
corn which they bought: and Joseph 1 Joseph presenteth five of his brethren, 7 and
his father, before Pharaoh. 11 He giveth brought the money into Pharaoh's house. them habitation and maintenance. 13 He 15 And when money failed in the land getteth all the Egyptians' money, 16 their of Egypt, and in the land of Canaan, all cattle, 18 their lands to Pharaoh. 22 The the Egyptians came unto Joseph, and said, priests' land was not bought. 23 He letteth
Give us bread: for + why should we die in tvo the land to them for a fifth part. 28 Jacob's age: 29 He sweareth Joseph to bury him thy presence? for the faileth.
money with his fathers.
16 And Joseph said, Give your cattle; NHEN Joseph came and told Pha- and I will give you for your cattle, if
raoh, and said, My father and my money fail. brethren, and their flocks, and their herds, 17 And they brought their cattle unto and all that they have, are come out of Joseph: and Joseph gave them bread in
the land of Canaan; and, behold, they exchange for horses, and for the flocks, b ch. 45. 10. are in the land of Goshen.
and for the cattle of the herds, and for 2 And he took some of his brethren, the asses: and he + fed them with bread e Acts 7. 13. even five men, and presented them unto for all their cattle for that year. Pharaoh.
18 When that year was ended, they 3 And Pharaoh said unto his brethren, came unto him the second year, and said 2 ch. 46. 33. " What is your occupation? And they unto him, We will not hide it from my e ch.46. 34. said unto Pharaoh, Thy servants are lord, how that our money is spent; my
shepherds, both we, and also our fathers. lord also hath our herds of cattle; there
4 They said moreover unto Pharaoh, is not ought left in the sight of my lord, (ch. 15. 13. 'For to sojourn in the land are we come; but our bodies, and our lands:
for thy servants have no pasture for their 19 Wherefore shall we die before thine. 1 ch.43.1. flocks; & for the famine is sorein the land of eyes, both we and our land? buy us and
Canaan: now therefore, we pray thee, let our land for bread, and we and our land ta ch. 46. 34. thy servants "dwell in the land of Goshen. will be servants unto Pharaoh: and give
5 And Pharaoh spake unto Joseph, us seed, that we may live, and not die, saying, Thy father and thy brethren are that the land be not desolate. come unto thee:
20 And Joseph bought all the land of 6. The land of Egypt is before thee; Egypt for Pharaoh; for the Egyptians in the best of the land make thy father sold every man his field, because the faand brethren to dwell; "in the land of mine prevailed over them: so the land Goshen let them dwell: and if thou became Pharaoh's. knowest any men of activity among them, 21 And as for the people, he removed then make them rulers over my cattle. them to cities from one end of the borders
7 And Joseph brought in Jacob his of Egypt even to the other end thereof. father, and set him before Pharaoh : and 22 "Only the land of the || priests u. E Jacob blessed Pharaoh.
bought he not; for the priests had a por-jor 8 And Pharaoh said unto Jacob, + How tion assigned them of Pharaoh, and did eat cho are the days old art thou?
their portion which Pharaoh gave them: 9 And Jacob said unto Pharaoh, " The wherefore they sold not their lands. 1 Heb. 11.9, days of the years of my pilgrimage are an 23 | Then Joseph said unto the peo
hundred and thirty years: "few and evil ple, Behold, I have bought you this day m Job 14. ' have the days of the years of my life and your land for Pharaoh: lo, here is 4 ch. 357. been, and have not attained unto the seed for you, and ye shall sow the land,
days of the years of the life of my fathers 24 And it shall come to pass in the inin the days of their pilgrimage.
crease, that ye shall give the fifth part 10 And Jacob oblessed Pharaoh, and unto Pharaoh, and four parts shall be went out from before Pharaoh.
your own, for seed of the field, and for 11 And Joseph placed his father and your food, and for them of your houshis brethren, and gave them a possession holds, and for food for your little ones.
in the land of Egypt, in the best of the 25 And they said, Thou hast saved our p Exod. 1: land, in the land of Rameses, ' as Pha- lives: "let us find grace in the sight of my x ch raoh had commanded.
lord, and we will be Pharaoh's servants. 12 And Joseph nourished his father, and 26 And Joseph made it a law over the
his brethren, and all his father's houshold, land of Egypt unto this day, that Pharaoh ...Or, as a with bread, || + according to their families. should have the fifth part; 'except the y ver
13 % And there was no bread in all the land of the || priests only, which became lett land; for the famine was very sore, so not Pharaoh's. that the land of Egypt and all the land of 27 | And Israel ? dwelt in the land of Canaan fainted by reason of the famine. Egypt, in the country of Goshen; and
14. * And Joseph gathered up all the they had possessions therein, and "grew, a ch. • sh. 91.5$. money that was found in the land of | and multiplied exceedingly.
k ver. 4.
of the years of thy life?
& 35. 28.
11. & 12. 37
I rer. 6.
little child is nourished.
Heb. ae. cording to the little OROS. ch. 50. 21. I ch.41.30. Acts 7. 11.