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38 Kings and dukes of Edom.

12 And Timna was concubine to Eliphaz Esau’s son; and she bare to Eliphaz Amalek: these were the sons of Adah Esau’s wife. 13 And these are the sons of Reuel ; Nahath, and Zerah, Shammah, and Mizzah: these were the sons of Bashemath Esau’s wife. 14 || And these were the sons of Aholibamah, the daughter of Anah, the daughter of Zibeon Esau’s wife: and she bare to Esau, Jeush, and Jaalam, and Korah. 15 of These were dukes of the sons of Esau; the sons of Eliphaz the first-born son of Esau; duke Teman, duke Omar, duke Zepho, duke Kenaz, 16 Duke Korah, duke Gatam, and duke JAmalek: these are the dukes that came of Eliphaz, in the land of Edom : these <!!ere the sons of Adah. 17 || And these are the sons of Reuel Esau’s son ; duke Nahath, duke Zerah, duke Shammah, duke Mizzah: these are the dukes that came of Reuel, in the land of Edom : these are the sons of Bashemath Esau’s wife. 18 of And these are the sons of Aholibamah Esau’s wife; duke Jeush, duke Jaalam, duke Korah: these were the dukes that came of Aholibamah the daughter of Anah Esau’s wife. 19 These are the sons of Esau, (who is Edom,) and these are their dukes. 20 of These are the sons of Seir the Horite, who inhabited the land; Lotan, and Shobal, and Zibeon, and Anah, 21 And Dishon, and Ezer, and Dishan: these are the dukes of the Horites, the children of Seir in the land of Edom. 22 And the children of Lotan were, Hori, and Heman: and Lotan's sister was Timna. 23 And the children of Shobal overe these; Alvan, and Manahath, and Ebal, Shepho, and Onam. 24. And these are the children of Zibeon ; both Ajah, and Anah: this was that Anah that found the mules in the wilderness, as he fed the asses of Zibeon his father. 25 And the children of Anah overe these ; Dishon, and Aholibamah the daughter of Anah. 26 And these are the children of Dishon ; Hemdan, and Eshban, and Ithran, and Cheran. 27 The children of Ezer are these ; Bilhan, and Zaavan, and Achan. 28 The children of Dishan are these ; Uz, and Aran. 29 These are the dukes that came of the Horites; duke Lotan, duke Shobal, duke Zibeon, duke Anah, 30 Duke Dishon, duke Ezer, duke Dishan: these are the dukes that came of Hori, among their dukes in the land of Seir.

GENESIS. Josefih is hated by his brethren.

31 And these are the kings that reignedin the land of Edom, before there reigned any king over the children of Israel. 32 And Edom: and the name of his city was Dinhabah. 33 And Bela died, and Jobab the son “f Zerah of Bozrah reigned in his stead. 34 And Jobab died, and Husham of the land of Temani reigned in his stead. 35 And Husham died, and Hadad the son of Bedad (who smote Midian in the field of Moab) reigned in his stead: and the name of his city was Avith. 36 And Hadad died, and Samlah of Masrekah reigned in his stead. 37 And Samlah dicq, and Saul of Rehoboth by the river reigned in his stead. 38 And Saul died, and Baal-haman the son of Achbor reigned in his stead. 39 And Baal-hanan the son of Achbor died, and Hadar reigned in his stead: and the name of his city was Pau; and his wife's name was Mehetabel, the daughter of Matred, the daughter of Mezahab. 40 And these are the names of the dukes that came of Esau, according to their families, after their places, by their names; duke Timnah, duke Alvah, duke Jetheth, 41 Duke Aholibamah, duke Elah, duke Pinon, 42 Duke Kenaz, duke Teman, duke Mibzar, 43 Duke Ma É. duke Iram : these be the dukes of Edom, according to their habitations, in the land of their possession: he is Esau the father of the Edomites. CHAP. XXXVII. 2Josefihishated of his brethren: 5 Histovo dreams. 18. His brethren consfire his death.36 He is sold to Potipharin Egypt. ND Jacob dwelt in the land wherein his father was a stranger, in the land of Canaan. 2 These are the generations of Jacob. Joseph being seventeen years old, was feeding the flock with his brethren, and the lad was with the sons of Bilhah, and with the sons of Zilpah, his father's wives : , and Joseph brought unto his father their evil report. 3. Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children, because he was the son of his old age: and he made him a coat of many colours. 4 And when his brethren saw that their father loved him more than all his brethren, they hated him, and could not speak peaceably unto him. 5 || And Joseph dreamed a dream, and he told it his brethren: and they hated him yet the more. 6 And he said unto them, Hear, I pray you, this dream which I have dreamed : 7 For behold, we were binding sheaves in the field, and lo, my sheaf arose, and

'la the son of Beor reigned in also good upright ; and behold, r shots stood round about, and made obounce to my sheaf. 3.Andhisbrethrensaid unto him, Shalt thmindeed reign over us? or shalt thou indeedhave dominion over us? And they lated him yet the more for his dreams and for his words. 9 Andhedreamedyetanother dream, and told it his brethren, and said, Behold, I have dreamed a dream more: and behold, the sun and the moon and the eleven stars made obeisance to me. 10 And he told it to his father, and whis brethren: and his father rebuked him, and said unto him, What is this dream that thou hast dreamed 2 Shall I and thymother and thy brethren indeed tome to bow down ourselves to thee to the earth? l! And his brethren envied him ; but hither observed the saying. l?' Andhisbrethren went to feed their ither's flock in Shechem. 13 And Israel said unto Joseph, Do not hybrethren feed the flock in Shechem 2 Come, and I will send thee unto them. Andhe said to him, Here am I. 14 Andhe said to him, Go, I pray thee, sewhetherit be well with thy brethren, and well with the flocks; and bring me word o So he sent him out of the * Hebron, and he came to Sheem.

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stript Joseph out of his coat, his coat of many colours that was on him: 24 And they took him, and cast him into a pit: and the pit was empty, there was no water in it. 25 And they sat down to eat bread: and they lifted up their eyes and looked, and behold, a company of Ishmaelites came from Gilead, with their camels bearing spicery, and balm, and myrrh, going to carry it down to Egypt. 26 And Judah said into his brethren, What profit is it if we slay our brother, and conceal his blood 2 27 Come, and let us sell him to the Ishmaelites, and let not our hand be upon him; for he is our brother, and our flesh : and his brethren were content. 28 Them there passed by Midianites, merchant-men; and they drew and lifted up Joseph out of the pit, and sold Joseph to the Ishmaelites for twenty /ieces of silver; and they brought Joseph into Egypt. 29 of And Reuben returned unto the pit; and behold, Joseph was not in the pit : and he rent his clothes. 30 And he returned unto his brethren. and said, The child is not: and I, whither shall I go? 31 And they took Joseph's coat, and killed a kid of the goats, and dipped the coat in the blood: 32 And they sent the coat of many coours, and they brought it to their father ; and said, This have we found: know now whether it be thy son's coat or no. 33 And he knew it, and said, It is my son's coat; an evil beast hath devoured him : Joseph is without doubt rent in ieces. 34 And Jacob rent his clothes, and put sackcloth upon his loins, and mourn– ed for his son many days. 35 And all his sons and ali his daughters rose up to comfort him ; but he refused to be comforted; and he said, For I will go down into the grave unto my i. mourning: Thus his father wept for him. 36 And the Midianites sold him into Egypt unto Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh's, and captain of the guard. CHAP. XXXVIII. 1 Judah begetteth Er, Onan, and Shelah. 6 Ermarrieth Tamar. 8 Thetressassy Onan. 12 Judah’s incest with %. A*. it came to pass at that time, that Judah went down from his brethren, and turned in to a certain Adullamite, whose name was Hirah, 2 And Judah saw there a daughter of a certain Canaanite, whose name was Shuah ; and he took her, and went in unto her. 3 And she conceived, and bare a son :

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4 And she conceived again, and bare a son; and she called his name Onan. 5 And she yet again conceived, and bare a son; and called his name Shelah: and he was at Chezib, when she bare him. 6 And Judah took a wife for Er his first-born, whose name was Tamar. 7 And Er, Judah's first-born, was wicked in the sight of the Lord ; and the LoRD slew him. 8 And Judah said unto Onan, Go in unto thy brother's wife, and marry her, and raise up seed to thy brother. 9 And Onan knew that the seed should not be his: and it came to pass, when he went in unto his brother's wife, that he spilled it on the ground, lest that he should give seed to his brother. 10 And the thing which he did displeased the Lord : wherefore he slew him also. 11 Then said Judah to Tamar his daughter-in-law, Remain a widow at thy father's house, till Shelah my son be grown; (for he said, Lestperadventure he die also as his brethren did :) and Tamar went and dwelt in her father's house. 12 of And in process of time, the daughter of Shuah Judah's wife died : and Judah was comforted, and went up unto his sheep-shearers to Timnath, he and his friend #. the Adullamite. 13, And it was told Tamar, saying, Behold, thy father-in-law goeth up to Timnath, to shear his sheep. 14 And she put her widow's garments off from her, and covered her with a veil, and No. herself, and sat in an open »lace, which is by the way to Timnath : or she saw that Shelah was grown, and she was not given unto him to wife. 15 When Judah saw her, he thought her to be an harlot; because she had cowered her face. 16 And he turned unto her by the way, and said, Goto, I pray thce, let me come in unto thee; (for he knew not that she ovas his daughter-in-law :) and she said, What wilt thou give me, that thou mayest come in unto me? 17 And he said, I will send thee a kid from the flock: and she said, Wilt thou give me a pledge, till thou send it 2 18 And he said, What pledge shall I give thee? and she said, Thy signet, and thy bracelets, and thy staff that is in thine hand: and he gave it her, and came in unto her, and she conceived by him. 19 And she arose and went away and laid by her veil from her, and put on the garments of her widowhood. 20 And Judah sent the kid by the hand of his friend the Adullamite, to receive his pledge from the woman's hand: but he found her not. 21. Then he asked the men of that place, saying, Where is the harlot that



Josefull's advancement. onas yo by the way-side? and they said, There was no harlot in this filace. 22 And he returned to Judah, and said, I cannot find her; and also the men of the place said, that there was no harlot in this († 23 And Judah said, Let her take it to her, lest we be shamed: behold, I sent this kid, and thou hast not found her. 24, 's And it came to pass about three months after, that it was told Judah, saying, Tamar thy daughter-in-law hath Dlayed the harlot; and also, behold she is with child by whoredom : and Judah.” said, Bring her forth, and let her be burnt. 25 When she was brought forth, she sent to her father-in-law, saying, By the man whose these are, am I with child: and she said, Discern, I !'. thee, whose are these, the signet, and bracelets, and staff. 26 And Judah acknowledged them, and | said, She hath been more righteous, than I; because that I gave her not to Shelah my son: and he knew her again no more.. 27 And it came to pass in the time of her travail, that behold, twins were in her womb. 28 And it came to pass when she trav- i |

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ailed, that the one put out his hand ; and the midwife took and bound upon his hand a scarlet thread, saying, This came out first. 29 And it came to pass as he drew back his hand, that behold, his brother came : out; and she said, How hast thou broken forth 2 this breach be upon thee: therefore his name was called Pharez. 30 And afterward came out his broth- | er that had the scarlet thread u his hand; and his name was called Zarah. CHAP. XXXIX. | 1 Josefth advanced in Potifihar's house: 7 resisteth his mistress’ temptation. 13 He is falsely accused, 200mdcastintoshrison. ND Joseph was brought down to Egypt: and Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh, captain of the guard, an o: tian, bought him of the hands of the Ishmaelites, which had brought him down thither. 2 And the Lord was with Joseph, and he was a prosperous man: and he was in the house of his master the Egyptian. 3 And his master saw that the Lok 15 was with him, and that the Loap made all that he did to prosper in his hand. 4 And Joseph found grace in his sight, and he served him : and he made him overseer over his house, and all that he had he put into his hand. 5 And it came to pass from the time that he had made him overseer in his house, and over all that he had, that the LoRo blessed the Egyptian's house for Joseph’s sake : and the blessing of the

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His falsely accused. LORD was upon all that he had in the hase, and in the field. 6 And he left all that he had in Josph's hand; and he knew notaught he lad, save the bread which he did eat: o: was a goodly fierson, and wellW 7 'And it came to pass after these ligo,that his master's wife cast her eyes upon loseph: and she said, Lie with me. 8 But he refused, and said unto his misler's wife, Behold, my master wotteth lso what is with me in the house, and he o Committed all that he hath to my 9 There is none *. in this house than I; neither hath he kept back any thing from me, but thee, because thou art his wife: how then can I do this great wickedness, and sin against God? 10 And it came to pass, as she spake

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11 And it came to pass about this time, that Josefth went into the house to do his business; and there was none of the men of the house there within. 1. And she caught him by his garmen, saying, Lie with me: and he left hs; ment in her hand, and fled, and got him out. 13 And it came to pass, when she saw that he had left his garment in her hand, and was fled forth, 14 That she called unto the men of her house, and spake unto them, saying, See, he hath brought in an Hebrew unto us "mock us: he came in unto me to lie with me, and I cried with a loud voice: 15 And it came to pass, when he heard that I listed up my voice and cried, that he kit his garment with me, and fled, and got him out. 15 And she laid up his garment by her, until his lord came home. l? And she spake unto him according tothese words, saying, The Hebrew serout which thou hast brought unto us, same in unto me to mock me : 18 And it came to pass as I lifted up my voice and cried, that he left his garment with me, and fled out. 19 And it came to pass, when his masor heard the words of his wife, which * pake unto him, saying, After this toler did thy servant to me; that his *ith was kindled. } And Joseph's master took him, of put him into the prison, a place * the king's prisoners were bound: *The was there in the prison. ol' Butthe Lord was with Joseph,and *d him mercy, and gave him favour

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mitted to *†: hand all the prisoners that were in the prison; and whatsoever they did there, he was the doer of it. 23 The keeper of the prison looked not to anything that was under his hand; because the Lord was with him : and that which he did, the LoRD made it to

prosper. HAP. XL. 1 The butler and baker of Pharaoh are imprisoned. 4 Josefh hath charge of them, 5 He interfireteth their dreams. A. it came to pass after these things, that the butler of the king of Egypt and his baker had offended their lord the king of Egypt. | 2 And Pharaoh was wroth against two of his officers, against the chief of the but— |lers, and against the chief of the bakers. 3 And he put them in ward in the house of the captain of the guard, into the prison, the . where Joseph was bound. 4 And the captain of the guard charg— ed Joseph with them, and he served them ; and they continued a season in ward. 5 s And they dreamed a dream both of them, each man his dream in one night, each man according to the interpretation of his dream ; the butler and the baker of the king of Egypt, which were bound in the prison. 6 And Joseph came in unto them in the morning, and looked upon them, and behold, they were sad. 7 And he asked Pharaoh's officers that were with him in the ward of his lord's house, saying, Wherefore look ye so sadly to-day? 8 And they said unto him, We have dreamed a dream, and there is no interpreter of it. And Joseph said unto them, Do not interpretations belong to God 2 tell me them, I pray you. 9 And the chief butler told his dream to Joseph, and said untohim, In my dream, behold, a vine was before me; 10 And in the vine were three branches: and it was as though it budded, ant! her blossoms shot forth; and the clusters thereof o forth ripe grapes: 11 And Pharaoh's cup was in my hand; and I took the grapes, and press. ed them into Pharaoh’s cup, and gave the cup into Pharaoh’s hand. 12 And Joseph said unto him, This is the interpretation of it: The three branches are three days; 13. Yet within three days shall Pharaoh lift | thine head, and restore thee unto thy place: and thou shalt deliver Phaoh's cup into his hand, after the former manner when thou wast his butler. 14 But think on me when it shall be well

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Pharaoh, and bring me out of this house: 15 For indeed I was stolen away out of the land of the Hebrews : and here also have I done nothing that they should put me into the dungeon. 16 When the chief baker saw that the interpretation was good, he said unto Joseph, I also was in my dream, and behold, I three white baskets on my head: 17 And in the uppermost basket there was of all manner of bake-meats for Pharaoh ; and the birds did eat them out of the basket upon my head. 18 And Joseph answered, and said, This is the interpretation thereof: The three baskets are three days: 19 Yet within three davs shall Pharaoh lift up thy head from off thee, and shall hang thee on a tree ; and the birds shall eat thy flesh from off thee. 20 's And it came to pass the th’rd day, which was Pharaoh's birth-day, that he made a feast unto all his servants: and he lifted up the head of the chief butler and of the chief baker among his servants. 21 And he restored the chief butler unto his butlership again; and he gave the cup into Pharaoh's hand : 22 But he hanged the chief baker: as Joseph had interpreted to them. 23 Yet did not the chief butler remember Joseph, but forgat him. CHAP. XLI.

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terfireteth them, 33 He giveth Pharaoh counsel. 38 Josefth is advanced. 50 He begetteth Manasseh and Efthraim. ND it came to pass at the end of two full years, that Pharaoh dreamed : and behold, he stood by the river. 2 And behold, there came up out of the river seven well-favoured kine and fatfleshed; and they fed in a meadow. 3 And behold, seven other kine came . after them out of the river, ill-favourand lean-fleshed ; and stood by the other kine upon the brink of the river. 4 And the ill-favoured and lean-fleshed kine did eat up the seven well-favoured and fat kine. So Pharaoh awoke. 5 And he slept and dreamed the second time : and behold, seven ears of corn came up upon one stalk, rank and good. 6 And behold, seven thin ears and blasted with the east wind sprung up after them. 7 And the seven thin ears devoured the seven rank and full ears. And Pharaoh awoke, and behold, it was a dream, 8 And it came to pass in the morning, that his spirit was troubled ; and he sent and called for all the magicians of Egypt, and all the wise men thereof: and Pharaoh told them his dream ; but there avas none that could interpret them unto Pharaoh.

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Pharaoh, saying, Idoremember my faults this ". : 10 Pharaoh was wrotli with his servants, and put me in ward in the captain of the guard's house, both me, and the chief baker: 11 And we dreamed a dream in one night, I and he we dreamed each man according to the interpretation of his dream. 12 And there was there with us a young man, an Hebrew, servant to the captain of the guard ; and we told him, and he interpreted to us our dreams; to each man according to his dream he did interpret. 13 And it came to pass, as he interpreted to us, so it was : me he restored unto mine office, and him he hanged. 14 || Then Pharaoh sent and called Joseph, and they brought him hastily out of the dungoon: and he shaved himself, and changed his raiment, and came in unto Pharaoh. 15 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, I have dreamed a dream, and there is nonc that can interpret it: and I have heard say of thee, that thou canst understand a dream to interpret it. 16 And Joseph answered Pharaoh, saying, It is not in me: God shall give Pharaoh an answer of peace. 17 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, In my dream, behold, I stood upon the bank of the river: 18 And behold, there came up out of the river seven kine, fat-fleshed, and wellfavoured ; and they fed in a meadow: 19 And behold, seven other kine came up after them, poor, and very ill-favoured, and lean-fleshed, such as I never saw in all the land of Egypt for badness: 20 And the jean and the ill-favoured kine did eat up the first seven fat kine: 21 And when they had eaten them up, it could not be known that they had eaten them ; but they were still ill-favoured, as at the beginning. So I awoke, 22 And I saw in my dream, and be: hold, seven ears came up in one stalk, full and good : 23 And behold, seven ears, withered, thin, and blasted with the east wind, o after them : 24 And the thin ears devoured the seven good ears: and I told this unto the magicians; but there was none that could declare it unto me. 25 || And Joseph said unto Pharaoh, The dream of Pharaoh is one: God hath shewed pharaoh what he is about to do. 26 The seven good kine are seven years; and the seven good ears are seven years: the dream is one. 27 And the seven thin and ill-favour

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