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B. C. 1706. 6 And they took their cattle, and i which Laban gave unto Rachel his B. C. 1706.

their goods, which they had gotten in daughter, and she bare these unto Ja-
the land of Canaan, and came into cob: all the souls were seven.

i ch. 29. 29. I Deut. 26. 5. Egypt, 'Jacob, and all his seed with 26 All the souls that came with k Ex. 1. 5. Josh. 24. 4. Ps. 105, 23. him:

Jacob into Egypt, which came out of Is. 52. 4. His sons, and his sons' sons with his + loins, besides Jacob's sons' wives, \ + Heb. thigh,

ch. 35. 11. him, his daughters, and his sons' | all the souls were threescore and six; daughters, and all his seed brought 27 And the sons of Joseph, which he with him into Egypt.

| were borne him in Egypt, were two m Ex. 1. 1. & 87 And m these are the names of the souls : 'all the souls of the house of 1 Deut. 10. 22 6. 14. children of Israel, which came into Jacob, which came into Egypt, were

See Acts 7.14. n Num. 26. 5. Egypt, Jacob and his sons : n Reuben, threescore and ten. 1 Chr. 5. 1. Jacob's firstborn.

28 | And he sent Judah before him 9 And the sons of Reuben ; Hanoch, unto Joseph, m to direct his face unto m ch. 31. 21. o Ex. 6. 15.

1 Chr. 4. 24. and Phallu, and Hezron, and Carmi. Goshen; and they came into the n ch. 47. 1. || Or, Nemuel. 10 | And the sons of Simeon ; || Je- land of Goshen.

muel, and Jamin, and Ohad, and 29 And Joseph made ready his char|| Or, Jarib.

11 Jachin, and 11 Zohar, and Shaul the iot, and went up to meet Israel his || Or, Zerah, "1 Chr. 4. 24. son of a Canaanitish woman.

father, to Goshen, and presented him| Or, Gershom. | 11 | And the sons of p Levi ; || Ger- self unto him; and he fell on his So ch. 45. 14. pi Chr. 6. 1, 16. shon, Kohath, and Merari.

neck, and wept on his neck a good 91 Chr. 2. 3. 12 | And the sons of 9 Judah ; Er, while. & 4. 21.

and Onan, and Shelah, and Pharez, 30 And Israel said unto Joseph, I ch. 38. 3, 7, 10.

| and Zarah : but 'Er and Onan died in P Now let me die, since I have seen | P So Luke 2. sch. 38. 29.

29, 30. the land of Canaan. And the sons of thy face, because thou art yet alive. 1 Chr. 2. 5.

Pharez were Hezron and Hamul. 31 And Joseph said unto his bretht 1 Chr. 7. 1. 13 And the sons of Issachar; Tola, ren, and unto his father's house, 'I ch. 47. 1. ll Or, Puah, and | Phuvah, and Job, and Shimron. will go up, and shew Pharaoh, and and Jashub.

| 14 | And the sons of Zebulun ; Se- say unto him, My brethren, and my
red, and Elon, and Jahleel.

father's house, which were in the land
15 These be the sons of Leah, which of Canaan, are come unto me;
she bare unto Jacob in Padan-aram, 32 And the men are shepherds, for
with his daughter Dinah : all the souls + their trade hath been to feed cattle ; + Heb. they
of his sons and his daughters were and they have brought their flocks,

are men of

cattle. u Num. 26. 15, thirty and three.

and their herds, and all that they Zephon.

| 16 † And the sons of Gad; u Ziphion, have. || Or, Ozni. and Haggi, Shuni, and l Ezbon, Eri, 33 And it shall come to pass, when || Or, Arod. | and ll Arodi, and Areli.

| Pharaoh shall call you, and shall say, x 1 Chr. 7. 30. | 17 | And the sons of Asher; Jim- What is your occupation ?

rch. 47.2, 3. nah, and Ishuah, and Isui, and Beriah, 34 That ye shall say, Thy servants' and Serah their sister: and the sons Strade hath been about cattle + from sver. 32. of Beriah ; Heber, and Malchiel. lour youth even until now, both we,

tch. 30. 35. &

34.5.& 37.12 y ch. 30. 10. 18 y These are the sons of Zilpah, and also our fathers : that ye may z ch. 29. 24. z whom Laban gave to Leah his daugh- dwell in the land of Goshen; for evter; and these she bare unto Jacob, ery shepherd is van abomination unto uch. 43. 32

Ex. 8. 26. even sixteen souls.

the Egyptians. a ch. 44. 27. 19 The sons of Rachel a Jacob's wife; Joseph, and Benjamin.

CHAPTER XLVII. b ch. 41. 50.

Joseph presenteth five of his brethren, 7 and his father,

before Pharaoh. 11 He giveth them habitation and of Egypt were born Manasseh and

maintenance. 13 He obtaineth all the Egyptians' Ephraim, which Asenath the daughter money, 16 their cattle, 18 and their lands for Pha|| Or, prince.

raoh. 22 The priests' land was not bought. 23 He of Poti-pherah !! priest of On bare unto letteth out the land for a fifth part. 28 Jacob's age.

29 He sweareth Joseph to bury him with his fathers, c1 Chr. 7. 6. | 21 [ And the sons of Benjamin were MTIHEN Joseph a came and told Pha ach. 46. 31. & 8. 1.

Belah, and Becher, and Ashbel, Gera, 1 raoh, and said, My father and my d Num. 28. 38, Lond n.

38, and Naaman, d Ehi, and Rosh, e Mup- brethren, and their flocks, and their Ahiram. || Hupham, pim, and | Huppim, and Ard.

herds, and all that they have, are Num. 26. 39.

22 These are the sons of Rachel, come out of the land of Canaan; and, e Num. 28. 39 Shupham. ' which were born to Jacob: all the behold, they are in the land of Go bch. 45. 10. &

46. 28. i Chr. 7. 12, souls were fourteen.

shen. Shuppim.

23 | And the sons of Dan; | Hu- 2 And he took some of his brethren, ll Or, Shuham, Num. 26. 42.

even five men, and presented them | c Acts 7. 13. fi Chr. 7. 12.

24 | And the sons of Naphtali; | unto Pharaoh. $1 Chr. 7. 13.

Jahzeel, and Guni, and Jezer, and 3 And Pharaoh said unto his breth-

ren, a What is your occupation ? And a ch. 46. 33. le ch. 30.5, 7. 25 h These are the sons of Bilhah, they said unto Pharaoh, e Thy serv

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ch. 41. 45,

B. C. 1706. ants are shepherds, both we, and also the flocks, and for the cattle of the B. C. 1702. our fathers.

herds, and for the asses; and he + fed | 4 They said moreover unto Pharaoh, them with bread for all their cattle

† Heb. led

them. f ch. 15. 13. fFor to sojourn in the land are we for that year. Deut. 26. 5.

come; for thy servants have no pas- 18 When that year was ended, they &ch. 43. 1. ture for their flocks ; & for the famine came unto him the second year, and Acts 7. 11.

is sore in the land of Canaan : now said unto him, We will not hide it

therefore, we pray thee, let thy serv from my lord, how that our money is h ch. 46. 34. ants hdwell in the land of Goshen. spent; my lord also hath our herds

5 And Pharaoh spake unto Joseph, of cattle; there is not aught left in
saying, Thy father and thy brethren the sight of my lord, but our bodies,
are come unto thee:

and our lands : :
i ch. 20. 15. | 6 i The land of Egypt is before thee; | 19 Wherefore shall we die before

in the best of the land make thy fa- | thine eyes, both we and our land ? k ver. 4. ther and brethren to dwell; kin the buy us and our land for bread, and

land of Goshen let them dwell : and we and our land will be servants unto
if thou knowest any men of activity Pharaoh : and give us seed, that we
among them, then make them rulers may live, and not die, that the land
over my cattle.

be not desolate.
. And Joseph brought in Jacob his 20 And Joseph bought all the land 1701.
father, and set him before Pharaoh : of Egypt for Pharaoh ; for the Egyp-
and Jacob blessed Pharaoh.

tians sold every man his field, because 8 And Pharaoh said unto Jacob, the famine prevailed over them: so † Heb. How | + How old art thou?

the land became Pharaoh's. many are the

9 And Jacob said unto Pharaoh, | 21 And as for the people, he redays of the years of thy The days of the years of my pilgrim- moved them to cities from one end of life? I P8. 39. 12.

| age are a hundred and thirty years : the borders of Egypt even to the other Heb. 11. 9,13. m few and evil have the days of the end thereof.

u Ezra 7. 24. m Job 14. 1.

years of my life been, and have not | 22 u Only the land of the il priests 11 Or, princes, nch, 25. 7. & 35. 28.

attained unto the days of the years of bought he not; for the priests had 2 Sam. 8. 18.
the life of my fathers in the days of a portion assigned them of Pharaoh,
their pilgrimage.

and did eat their portion which Pha-
10 And Jacob oblessed Pharaoh, and raoh gave them: wherefore they sold
went out from before Pharaoh. not their lands.

11 | And Joseph placed his father 23 Then Joseph said unto the peo-
and his brethren, and gave them a ple, Behold, I have bought you this

possession in the land of Egypt, in the day and your land for Pharaoh : lo, p Ex. 1. 11. & | best of the land, in the land of pRa- here is seed for you, and ye shall sow

meses, 9 as Pharaoh had commanded. the land. q ver. 6.

12 And Joseph nourished his father, 24 And it shall come to pass in the

and his brethren, and all his father's increase, that ye shall give the fifth 1 Or, as a lit- household, with bread, ll according to part unto Pharaoh, and four parts tle child is nourished. their families.

shall be your own, for seed of the Heb. accord | 13 | And there was no bread in all | field, and for your food, and for them ing to the lit

the land; for the famine was very of your households, and for food for

sore, ' so that the land of Egypt and your little ones. r ch. 41. 30.

all the land of Canaan fainted by rea- 25 And they said, Thou hast saved Acts 7. 11. son of the famine.

our lives : * let us find grace in the x ch. 33. 15. sch. 41. 56. 14 $ And Joseph gathered up all the sight of my lord, and we will be Pha

money that was found in the land of raoh's servants.
Egypt, and in the land of Canaan, for 26 And Joseph made it a law over
the corn which they bought: and the land of Egypt unto this day, that
Joseph brought the money into Pha- | Pharaoh should have the fifth part; / y ver. 22
raoh's house.

Y except the land of the Il priests only, 11 Or, princes, 1702. 15 And when money failed in the which became not Pharaoh's.

land of Egypt, and in the land of 27 | And Israel 2 dwelt in the land / z ver. 11. Canaan, all the Egyptians came unto of Egypt, in the country of Goshen ;

1689. Joseph, and said, Give us bread : for and they had possessions therein, and t ver. 19. t why should we die in thy presence ? a grew, and multiplied exceedingly. I

a ch. 46. 3. for the money faileth.

28 And Jacob lived in the land of
16 And Joseph said, Give your cattle; Egypt seventeen years: so f the whole +


of the years and I will give you for your cattle, if age of Jacob was a hundred forty and of his life. money fail. seven years.

See ver. 9. 17 And they brought their cattle 29 And the time b drew nigh that b

b So Deut. 31. unto Joseph : and Joseph gave them Israel must die: and he called his son 11 Kings 2. 1. bread in exchange for horses, and for Joseph, and said unto him, If now I


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Joseph visiteth his sick father.


Jacob blesseth Joseph's sons.

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B. C. 1689. have found grace in thy sight, put, And he brought them near unto him; B. C. 1689.

I pray thee, thy hand under my and hhe kissed them, and embraced c chi 24 2. thigh, and a deal kindly and truly them.

* h ch. 2. 7. d ch. 24. 49. e So ch.50. 25.

with me; e bury me not, I pray thee, 11 And Israel said unto Joseph, I lich. 45. 26. in Egypt:

had not thought to see thy face: 1 2 Sam. 19. 30 But fI will lie with my fathers, and, lo, God hath shewed me also

and thou shalt carry me out of Egypt, | thy seed.
& ch. 49. 29. & and sbury me in their buryingplace. 12 And Joseph brought them out
50. 5, 13.

And he said, I will do as thou hast from between his knees, and he

bowed himself with his face to the
31 And he said, Swear unto me. earth.
h ch. 48. 2. | And he sware unto him. And h Is- 13 And Joseph took them both,
1 Kings 1. 47.
Heb. 11. 21." | rael bowed himself upon the bed's Ephraim in his right hand toward

Israel's left hand, and Manasseh in

his left hand toward Israel's right
CHAPTER XLVIII. | hand, and brought them. near unto
Joseph with his sons visiteth his sick father. 2 Jacob

strengtheneth himself to bless them. 3 He repeateth
the promise. 5 He taketh Ephraim and Manasseh

| 14 And Israel stretched out his right
as his own. 7 He telleth Joseph of his mother's
grave. 8 He blesseth Ephraim and Manasseh. 17
He preferreth the younger before the elder. 21 He head, who was the younger, and his
prophesieth their return to Canaan.

left hand upon Manasseh's head,
AND it came to pass after these k guiding his hands wittingly; for Ma- k ver. 19.
A things, that one told Joseph, nasseh was the firstborn.
Behold, thy father is sick: and he 15 | And he blessed Joseph, and 1 Heb. 11. 21.

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14. 4.

24. 40. seh and Ephraim.

Abraham and Isaac did walk, the 2 And one told Jacob, and said, Be- God which fed me all my life long hold, thy son Joseph cometh unto unto this day, thee: and Israel strengthened him- | 16 The Angel "which redeemed me n ch. 28. 15. &

31. 11, 13, 24. self, and sat upon the bed.

from all evil, bless the lads; and let | Ps. 34. 23. & 3 And Jacob said unto Joseph, God my name be named on them, and 1

121. 7.

o Am. 9. 12. a ch. 28. 13, Almighty appeared unto me at a Luz the name of my fathers Abraham Acts 15. 17. 19. & 35. 6, 9, in the land of Canaan, and blessed and Isaac; and let them grow into | | Heb. as

fishes do me, a multitude in the midst of the

increase. 4 And said unto me, Behold, I will earth.

34, 37. make thee fruitful, and multiply thee, 17 And when Joseph saw that his and I will make of thee a multitude father Plaid his right hand upon the p ver. 14. of people ; and will give this land to head of Ephraim, it Il displeased him : || Or, was evil

in his eyes, b ch. 17.8. thy seed after thee bfor an everlasting and he held up his father's hand, to

ch. 28. 8. possession.

remove it from Ephraim's head unto c ch. 41. 50. & 15 And now thy two sons, Ephraim Manasseh's head. 46. 20.

and Manasseh, which were born unto 18 And Joseph said unto his father, Josh. 13. 7. &

thee in the land of Egypt, before I Not so, my father: for this is the
came unto thee into Egypt, are mine; firstborn ; put thy right hand upon
as Reuben and Simeon, they shall be his head.

19 And his father refused, and said,
6 And thy issue, which thou beget- | 'I know it, my son, I know it: he q ver. 14.
test after them, shall be thine, and also shall become a people, and he - Num. 1. 88,
shall be called after the name of their also shall be great: but truly "his 35. & 2. 19, 21.

Deut. 33. 17. brethren in their inheritance. | younger brother shall be greater than Rev. 7.6, 8.

7 And as for me, when I came from he, and his seed shall become a t mul- + Heb.fulness. d ch. 35. 9, 16, Padan, Rachel died by me in the titude of nations.

land of Canaan in the way, when yet 20 And he blessed them that day,
there was but a little way to come saying, In thee shall Israel bless, So Ruth 4.

11, 12
unto Ephrath : and I buried her there saying, God make thee as Ephraim
in the way of Ephrath; the same is and as Manasseh : and he set Ephra-

lim before Manasseh. 8 And Israel beheld Joseph's sons, 21 And Israel said unto Joseph, Beand said, Who are these? hold, I die; but God shall be with tch. 46. 4. &

50. 24. 9 And Joseph said unto his father, you, and bring you again unto the e So ch. 33. 5. They are my sons, whom God hath land of your fathers. given me in this place. And he said, 22 Moreover uI have given to thee u Josh. 24. 32

1 Chr. 5. 2. 1 ch. 27.4. Bring them, I pray thee, unto me, one portion above thy brethren, which

John 4. 5. & ch. 27. 1. | and I will bless them.

I took out of the hand of the Amo

I ch. 15. 16. & + Heb. heuvy, | 10 Now sthe eyes of Israel were rite with my sword and with my | 34. 28. 18. 6. 10. &

Josh. 17. 14, | + dim for age, so that he could not see. | bow.


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Jacob calleth his sons before him. 3 He foretelleth
what will befall each of them in the last days, and

† Heb. an a Deut. 33. 1. blesseth them. 29 His charge to them concerning | Sila shall fall backward.

arrow snake. Amos 3.7. his burial. 33 His death.

18 I have waited for thy salvation, Ps. 25. 5. & b Deut. 4. 30. AND Jacob called unto his sons, | O Lord.

119, 166, 174. Num. 24. 14.

18. 25. 9. Is. 2. 2. & 39. A and said, Gather yourselves to- | 19 | * Gad, a troop shall overcome k Deut. 33. 20. 6. Jer. 23. 20. Dan. 2. 28, 29. gether, that I may a tell you that which him: but he shall overcome at the 1 Chr. 5. 18. Acts 2. 17.

shall befall you in the last days. last. Heb. 1. 2. c Ps. 34. 11. I 2 Gather yourselves together, and 20 T 'Out of Asher his bread shall | 1 Deut. 33. 24. d ch. 29. 32. hear, ye sons of Jacob; and hearken be fat, and he shall yield royal dain

Josh. 19. 24. e Deut. 21. 17. unto Israel your father.

ties. Ps. 78. 51. fi Chr. 5.1.

3 | Reuben, thou art d my firstborn, 21 l m Naphtali is a hind let loose : m Deut. 33. 23. 8 ch. 35. 22. my might, e and the beginning of my he giveth goodly words. Deut. 27. 20.

strength, the excellency of dignity, 22 | Joseph is a fruitful bough, even 1 Chr. 5. 1.

and the excellency of power: la fruitful bough by a well, whose | Heb. do not 4 Unstable as water, ft thou shalt not + branches run over the wall :

† Heb. daughthou excel.

excel; because thou & wentest up to 23 The archers have " sorely grieved n ch. 37. 4, 24,

thy father's bed; then defiledst thou him, and shot at him, and hated 28. & 39. 20. !1 Or, my couch

him: it: l he went up to my couch. is gone.

Ps. 118. 13. h ch. 29. 33, 34. / 5 T h Simeon and Levi are ibrethren; | 24 But his "bow abode in strength, Job 29., 20.

Ps. 37. 15. # Or, their | || k instruments of cruelty are in their and the arms of his hands were made swords are weapons of habitations.

strong by the hands of P the mighty p Ps. 132. 2, 5. violence. 6 O my soul, 'come not thou into God of Jacob; (a from thence 'is the

9 ch. 45. 11. & i Prov. 18. 9.

their secret; munto their assembly, shepherd, s the stone of Israel ;) Ps. 80. 1. k ch. 34. 25. I Prov. 1.15,16. mine honour, be not thou united : 25 Even by the God of thy father, s Is. 28. 16.

t ch. 28. 13, 21. for in their anger they slew a man, who shall help thee; u and by the

& 35.3. & 43, || Or, houghed and in their selfwill they II digged down Almighty, * who shall bless thee with 23. m Ps. 26. 9.

blessings of heaven above, blessings | 4 ch. 17. 1. & a wall.

35. 11. Eph. 5. 11. 1 7 Cursed be their anger, for it was of the deep that lieth under, blessings Deut. 33. 13. Ps. 16. 9.& fierce; and their wrath, for it was of the breasts, and of the womb: 30.12. & 57.8. och. 34. 26.

| cruel : PI will divide them in Jacob, | 26 The blessings of thy father have p Josh. 19.1.& and scatter them in Israel.

prevailed above the blessings of my 21.5, 6, 7. ichna 139. 1 8 1 9 Judah, thou art he whom thy | progenitors y unto the utmost bound y Deut. 33. 15.

Hab. 3. 6. q ch. 29. 35. brethren shall praise : 'thy hand shall of the everlasting hills : 2 they shall

z Deut. 33. 16. Deut. 33. 7.

be in the neck of thine enemies ; sthy be on the head of Joseph, and on the r Ps. 18. 40. & ch. 27. 29.

father's children shall bow down be- crown of the head of him that was 1 Chr. 5. 2. fore thee

separate from his brethren. t Hos. 5. 14. | 9 Judah is ta lion's whelp: from the 27 | Benjamin shall a raven as a a Judg. 20. 21, Rev. 5. 5.

25. prey, my son, thou art gone up: "he wolf: in the morning he shall devour Eż. 22. 25, 27. u Num. 23. 24 stooped down, he couched as a lion, the prey, band at night he shall divide Num. 23. 24.

Esth. 8. 11. and as an old lion; who shall rouse the spoil.

Ez, 39. 10. him up?

| 28 | All these are the twelve tribes Zech. 14.1,7. * Num. 24. 17. 10 *The sceptre shall not depart of Israel: and this is it that their Jer. 30. 21.

from Judah, nor ya lawgiver 2 from father spake unto them, and blessed Zech. 10. 11. y Ps. 60. 7. & between his feet, a until Shiloh come; | them; every one according to his 108, 8. or,

| band unto him shall the gathering of blessing he blessed them. Num. 21. 18. z Deut. 28. 57. the people be.

| 29 And he charged them, and said a Is. 11. 1. & | 11° Binding his foal unto the vine, unto them, I am to be gathered unto

thered unto c ch. 15. 15. & 62. 11.

25. 8. Ez. 21. 27. and his ass's colt unto the choice vine; my people : d bury me with my fa

d ch. 47. 30. Dan. 9. 25. | he washed his garments in wine, and thers e in the cave that is in the field 2 Sam. 19. 37. Luke 1.32,33. his clothes in the blood of grapes : of Ephron the Hittite,

ech, 50. 13. b 18. 2. 2. & 11. 12 His deyes shall be red with wine, 30 In the cave that is in the field hun 27. and his teeth white with milk.

of Machpelah, which is before Mamre 23.& 55. 4,5 | 13 1 e 7 ebulun shall dwell at the in the land of Canaan, fwhich Abra ich. 23. 16. & 60.1,3,4,5. Hag. 2. 7.

haven of the sea; and he shall be for ham bought with the field of Ephron Luke 2. 30,

a haven of ships; and his border shall the Hittite for a possession of a bury31, 32. C 2 Kings 18. be unto Zidon.

ingplace. 32. 14 | Issachar is a strong ass couch-| 31 There they buried Abraham and $25.9. • .

1 g ch. 23. 19. & d Prov. 23. 2 e Deut. 33. 18,

ing down between two burdens : Sarah his wife; h there, they buried 5 ch. 35. 29. 19. Josh. 19. 15 And he saw that rest was good, Isaac and Rebekah his wife; and 10, 11.

and the land that it was pleasant; there I buried Leah. f 1 Sam. 10. 9. and bowed f his shoulder to bear, and 32 The purchase of the field and of became a servant unto tribute

the cave that is therein was from the & Deut. 33. 22. 16 1 Dan shall judge his people, as children of Heth. Judg. 18.1, 2. I one of the tribes of Israel.

| 33 And when Jacob had made an h Judg. 18. 27. 17 h Dan shall be a serpent by the end of commanding his sons, he

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