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Fosepbinterprets dreams.

Genesis

Fofepb advanced 12 And there was there with us a young

33 Now therefore let Pharaoh look outa man, an Hebrew, servant to the captain a man discreet and wife, and let him over of the guard : and we told him, and he in- the land of Egypt. terpreted to us our dreams, to each man 37 Let Pharaoh do tbis, 2nd let him apaccording to his dream he did interpret,

point officers over the land, and take up 13 And it came io pais, as he interpreted the fifth part of theland of Egypt in the tous, so it was: me he restored unto mine feven plenteous years. office, and him he hanged.

3$ And let them gather all the food of 14 Then Pharaoh lent, & called Joleph those good years that come, and lay up and they brought him haitily out of the corn under the hand of Pharaoh, and let dungłon: and he saved bimself, & chang- them keep food in the cities. ed his raiment, and came in unto Pharaoh.

35 And that food shall be for store to the 15 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, I have land, against the seven years of famine, dreamed a dream, and tbere is none that which shall be in the land of Egypt: that can interpret it: and I have heard say of the land perish not through the fainine. thee, that thou canst understand a dream, 37 || And the thing was good in ý cycs of to interpret it.

Pharaoh, and in s eyes of all his fervants. 16 And Joseph answered Pharaoh, say-. 38 And Pharaoh said unto his servants, ing. It is not in me : God shall give Pha., Can we find such an ane as this is, a man io raoh an anfwer of peace.

whom the spirit of God is? 17 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph. In 39 And Pharaoh said

unto Joseph, Forafmy dream, behold, I stood upon the bank much as God hath shewed thee all this, of the river.

tbere is done so discreet and wile asthou art. 18 And behold, there came up cut of the 40 Thou shalt be over my house, and river seven kine, fat Aelhed and well-fa. according utoto Thy word shall all my peovoured ; and they fed in a meadow. ple be ruled : only in the throne will i be

19. And behold, reven other kine came greater than thou. up after them, poor and very ill-favoured, 41 And Pharaoh said unto Jofeph, See and lean-fenhed, luch as I never saw in all I have fet thee over all the land of Egypt. the land of Egypt, for badoers.

42 And Pharach took off his ring from 20 And the lead and the ill-favoured his hand, and put it upon Josephs haod, kine did.eat up the first reven fat kine. 4. and arrayed him in vestures of fine lionen,

ż ! And when they had eaten them up, and put a gold chain about his neck. it could not be known that they had eaten 43 And he made him to ride in the rethem; but tbey dere ftill ill-favoured, as cond chariot which he had : and they cried at the beginning, So I awoke.

before him, Bow the knee: and he made 12 And I sa:v in my dream, and behold, him ruler over all the laod of Egypt. Seven ears came up in one stalk, full and 44 And Pharaoh said unto Joleph, I am good.

Pharaoh, and without thee fliall no man lift 23. And behold, feven cars withered, up his hand or foot in allthe land of Egypt. thio and blasted with the east-wint, sprung

45 And Pharaoh called Josephs name up after them.

Zaphrath-paancah ; and he gave him to 24 And the thin ears devoured the seven s wife Arenath the daughter of Pori-sherah, good ears, and I toldtbis unto the magic priest of On: and Joseph went out over cioni; but there DP 15 none that could see all the land of Egypt. clare it unto me,

46 ( 9 And Joseph was thirty years old 25 And Jofeph faid upto Pharaoh, { when he stood before 'Pharaoh king of EThe dream of Pharaoh mone: God hath gypt ) and Jofeph went out from the prethewed Pharaoh what he is about to do.

fence of Pharaoh, and went throughout all 26 The seven good kine are seven years ;

the land of Egypt. and the seven good ears are seven years :

47 And in the seven plenteous years the the dreain is one.

earth brought fourth by handfulls. 27 Anij leven thin and ill-favoured kine 48 And he gathered up all the food of that came up after them, are seven years; the leven years, which were in the land of and the seven empty ears, blasted with the Egypt, and laid up the food in the cities; eait: wind, hall be seven years of famine, the food of the field which was round a

28 This is the thing which I have (po- bout every city laid he up in the same. ken unto Pharaoh : what God is about to 49 And Joseph gathered corn as the land do, be sheweth unto Paaraon.

of the fea, very much, untill be left a.m. ,29 Behold,there come sevenyearsof great bering: for it was without number, plen:y, throughout all the land of Egypt.

50 And unto Joseph were born two sons, 30 And there shall arise after the seven before the years of fainine came :: wbich years of famine, and all the plenty Mall Asenath, the daughter of Poti-pherah priest be forgotten in land of Eypt: and the of on, bare unto him. famine ihall confune the land.

51 And Joseph called the name of the 31 And the plenty shall not be known in first-born Manalsch: for God Said be, hath the land, by reason of that famine follow- made me forget all my toil, and all my ing: for it shall be very grievous.

fathers house 32 And for that the dream was double 52 And the name of the second called he onio Pharaon twice, it is because the thing Ephrain : for God hath caused me to be w eftablished by God; and God will dortly fruitful in the land of my affliction. bring it to pals,

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was in the land of Egypt were ended. ther there be any truth in you: or elle by 54 And the seven years of dearth began the life ot Pharaoh, surely ye are fpies. to come, according as Joseph had said ; 17. And he put them all together into and the dearth was in all lands : but in ward, three days. all the land of Egypt there was bread. 18 Ard Joseph raid unto them, the third

Si And when all the land of Egypt was day, This do, and live, for I tear God. famitted, the people cried to Pharaoh for 19 1fye be true men, let one of your bre. bread, and Pharaoh said unto all the E- thrén té bound in § houleof yourprison: go sýpt ans, go unto Jofeph ; what he saith ye, carry corn for the famine of your houses. to you, do.

20 But bring your youngert brother unto 55 And the famine was over all the face 'me : lo hall your words be verified, and of the carth,& Joseph opened all the store. ye shall not die. And they did

so. boules, and told unto the Egyptians : and 21 | And they said one to another, We the fainine waxed lore in land of Egypt. are verily guilty coocerning our brother, in

57 Aod all countries came into Egypt to that we saw the anguish of his soul, when Jofeph for to buy corn; because that the he belought us; and we would not hear : famine was so fore in all lands.

therefore is this distress come upon us. CHAP. XLII.

22 And Reuben answered them, saying 17 acob Sendebbis ten sons to buy corn in E. Spake I not unto you, saying, Do not fin 16 Tbey are imprisonedby Jofeph for againīt the Child; and ye would not hear :

therefore behold also his blood is required, Noor

Ow when Jacob, raw that there was 23 And they knew not that Jofeph un

corn in Egypt, Jacob said unto his derstood tbem ; for be spake unto them by fons, Why do ye look one upon another an interpreter.

2 And be raid, Behold, I have heard 24 And he turnedhimselfabout from them that there is coon in Egypt: get you down and wept ; and returned to them again, and thither, and buy for us from thcice ; that communed with them, and took from them we may live and not die.

Simeon, and bound him before their eyes. 3 | And Josephs ten brethren went down, 25 9 Then Josephcommandedto fill their to buy corn in Egypt.

facks with corn, and to restore every mans 4 But Benjamin, Jorephs brother, Jacob money into his fack, and to give them fent not with his brethren: for he laid, provision for the way: and thus dit be un.. Leit per adventure mischief belal him. to them.

5 And the ions of lfrael camc to buy26 And they laded their affes with the corn among thole that came: for the fa- corn, and departed thence. 1) ne was in the land of Canaan.

27. And as one of them opened his fack : 6 And Joseph was the governour over to give his ass provender in the inn, he o cland, and he it was that fold to all the e pied his money; for bebold, it was in his people of the laod : and Josephs brethren jacks mouth. cage, and bowed down themselves before 23 And he said unto his brethren. Myer, bim, wirb their faces to the earth.

money is restored, and lo it is even in my 7 Aod Jaiepa Taw his brethren, and he sack: and their heart failed bem, and they knew them, but made himself strange unto were afraid saying one to another, What. them, and spake roughly voto them, and is this tbat God bath done unto us? be said unto them, Whence come ye? And 29 | And they came unto Jacob their they laid from the land of Canaan, to buy father, upto the land of Canaan, and told.. food.

him all that befell unto them, fayings 8 And Joseph knew his brethren, but 30 The man dobo is the lord of the land, they knew nor him.

spake roughly to us, and took us for fpies 9 And Jofepli remembred the dreams of the country. which be dreamed of them, and said unto 31 And we said unto him, Weare true them. Ycare ipies; to fee the nakedness men ; We are no fpies. of the land you are come.

32'We be twelve brethren, rons of our : 10 And they said unto him, Nay, my father : one is not, and the youngest is this lord, but to buy food are thyfervants come, day with our fatlier in the land of Canaan..

Li We are all one mans fons; we are true 33 And the man the lord of the country nien; thy servants are no pies.

said unto us, Hereby Thail I know that yé 12 And he said yoto them, Nay, but to see are true anen ; leave one of your brethren thie nakedness of the land you are come. pere with me, and take food for the famine.

13 And they said, Thy levants aretwelve of your houtbolds, and oc gone.
brerbrcn, the fons of one man in the land **** Aud brings cor youngelt brother untos
of Canaan; and behold, the youngest is me then Malil know that you are no Ipies,
this day with our father, and one is not. but that you are true inen: So will I deliver

14 And Joseph said unto them Thar is it you your brother, and ye tall traffisk ins.
iliat Ispake unto you, saying Ye are ipres, the land.
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life 351 And it came to pass as they ep pi*:of Pharaon yé shall not go forth hercetex-, ed their lacks, that behold, every manas cept your younger brother come hither.bundle of noney was in his fack : and

16 Send one of you, and let him fetch when bot b they and their father jaw che your brothes, and ye Thall be kept in prie bandles of money, they were afraid,

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Benjumin and bis brezbres Genelis. entertained by Josepb. 36 And Jacob theirfather said unto them, Me have ye bereaved of my cbildren : Jo- them, he said to's ruler of his house, Bring

16 And when Joseph saw Benjamin with feph is not, and Simeon is not, and ye will tbefo men home, and Nay, and makercady: take Benjamin Away : all these things are for tbefe men fall dine with me at noon. against me.

17 And the man did as Joseph bade: and 37 And Reuben spake unto his father, the man brought & men into Josephs house. faying, Slay my two sons, if I bring him 18 And the men were afraid, Because nor to thee ; deliver him into my hand, they were brought into Jofephs house, and and I will bring him to thee again. they said : Because of the money, that was

38 And he said, my son shall not go down returned in our sacks at the first time, are with you: for his brother is dead, and he is we brought in, that he may seck occasion jest alone ; if mischief befal him by the against us, and fall upon us, and take us way in the which yego, then Mall ye bring for bond-men, and our alles. down my gray hairs

w forrow to the grave. 19 And they came near to the steward of C'HA P. XLIII.

Josephs house, and they communed with Facob is bardly perfuaded to send Benjamin. him at the door of the house, 15 fofepb entertainesb bis, bretbreng i and 20 And said, O Sir, we cane indeed feaftes 6 tbem.

down at the first time to buy food. Nd the famine was fore in the land. A А

2! And it came to par: when we came to 2 And it came to pass wben they had the inn, that we opnad our facks, and be. carea up the coro which they had brought hold, every mans money was in the mouth out of Egypt, their father said unto them, of his fack, our money in full weight ; and Go again, buy us a little food.

we have brought it again in our hand. 3 And Judah spake unto him, saying, ; 22 And other moncy have we brought The man did folemoly protest unto us, down in our hands to buy food : we cannot saying, Ye Hall not sce my face, except tell who put our money in our sacks. your brother be with you.

27 And he faid Peace be to you, tear 4 It thou wilt fend our brother with us, not's your God, and the God of your fawe will go down and buy thee food, ther, hath given you treasure in your facks:

5 But If thou wilt not send him, wc will I had your money. And he brought Simeon not go down : for the man said unto us, Ye' out unto them. 1hall not see my face, except your brother 24 And the man brought the men into be with you.

Josephs house, and gave them water, and 6 And Ilrael said, Wherefore dealt ye so they washed their feet, and he gave their ill with me, as to tell the man whether ye alles provender. had yet a brother?

25. And they made ready the present aAnd they faid, The man asked us fraitly gainst Joseph came at noon for they of our state, and of our kinarcd, saying, I's heard

that they fhould eat bread there. your father yet alive? have ye anotber bro 26 9 And when Joseph came home, they

h!? & we told him according to tenor brought him the present which was in their of there words : Could we certainly know hand into the house, and bowed themý he wonld say, Bring your brother dowo? felves to him to the earth.

8 And Judah said unto Israel his father, 27. And he asked them of their welfare, Send the Jad with me, and we will arise and said, Is your father well, the 'old nian and go, that we may live and net die, both of whom ye' (pake? Is he yet alive? we, and thou, and also our little ones. 28 And they antwered, Thy servant our

91 will be surety for him; of my hand father is in good health, he is yet alive : shalt thou require bim: If I bring him not and they bowed down their heads, and unto thee, and fet bim before thee, then let made obeisance. me bare the blame for ever.

29 And he lift up his eyes, and raw his 1o For except we had lingred, surely now brother Benjamin, his mothers fon, and we had returned this second time.

faid, Is this your younger brother, of whom 11 And their father Israel said into them ye fpake unto me? And he said, God be If it must be lo now, do this; cake of the gracious untg thee, my fon. bett fruits in the land in your vefsels, and 20 And Joreph made hafte : for his carry dowo the man a present, a litle balm, dowels did ycarn upon his brother : and he and a little honey, spices, and mirrh, nucs, fought pobere to weep, and he entred into and almonds.

bis chanaber, and wept there. 12 And take double money in your hand: 31 And be washed his face,and went out, and the money that was brought again in f & refraised himself, & laid, Set on bread asouth of your facks, carry it again in your 32 And they set on for him by himself, stand ; peraventure it was an overfight. and for them by themselves, and for the E1.13 Take also your brother, and arilogo gyptians which did eat with him, by them

felves : because the Egyptians might not 14 And God Almighty give you mercy eat bread with the Hebrews ; for that is an before the man, that he may fend away abomination unto the Egyptians. your other brother, and Benjamin: if I be 32 And they far before him, the firstbereaved of my children, I am bereavad. born according to his birth-right, and the

154 Aná th: men took that presens, and youngest according to his youth : aod the they took double money in their hand, and men marvelled one at another, Benjamio : and rose up, and went down to 34 And be took pod for meffes unto

them Egypt, and food before Joseph,

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Josepb reve sleth bimself. Chap. xliv. xlv. 7860b is sent for. them from before him : but Benjamins 19 My lord asked his servants, Saying, mess was five times so much as any of Have ye a father, or a brother? theirs. And they drank, and were meiry 20 “And we said unto my lord, We have with him.

a father, an old man, and a child of his CA A P. XLIV.

old age a little one: and his brother is i Josepbs policy to lay bis bretbren. 14 dead, and he alone is left of his mother, Judabs bumble supplication to Josefb.

and his father loveth him.

servants, Aboule, caring, Farthe metros packs With Bring him down unto me, that 'magated food, as much as they can carry, and put minc eyes upon him. every maps money in his facks mouth. 22. And we said unto my lord, The lad

2 And put my eup, the filver cup, in the cannot leave his father : for if he thould sacks mouth of the younges, and his corn leave his father, bis father would dic. money : and he did according to the word 23 And thou saidit unto thy servants, that Jofeple had spoken.

Except your youngest brother come down 3 Afsoon as the morning was light, the with you, you hall see my face no more. men were fent away, they and their alles. 24 And it came to pass, when we came

4. And when they were gone ont.ofy city, up unto thy servant my father, we told him und not yet far off, Joseph said unto his

ne the words of my lord. ward, Up, follow after the men ; and when 25 And our father said, Go again, and thou doft overtake them, say unto them, buy us a little food. wherefore have ye rewarded evil for good

26 And we said, We cannot go down : 5 Is not this it, in which my lord drink if our youngest brother be with us, then cth ? and whereby indeed he divineth ? ye will we go down : for we may not see the have done evil in so doing.

mans face; except our youngest brother be 6 1 And he overtook them, and he with us. fpake unto them these same words.

27 And thy servant my father said unto 7. And they said unto him, wherefore us, Ye know ý my wife bare me :wo sons. raíth my lord there words: God forbidý thy 28 And the one went out from me, and servants should do according to this thing: faid, Surely he is tom in picces : and I

8 Behold, the money which we found saw him not lince. in our facks mouths, we brought again

29 And if ye take this also from me, and upto thee out of the land of Canaan , how mischief befal him, ye mall bring down then mhould we steal out of thy lord s house my gray hairs with forrow to the grave. Glver or gold ?

30 Now therefore when I come to thy 9 Withi wobomfoever of thy servants it be servant my father, and the lad be not with fouod, both let him dic, and we allo will us; (leeing that his life is bound up in the be my lords bond-men.

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30. It shall come to pass, when be seeth cording unto your words : he with whom that the lad is not with us, that he will die; it is found thall be my fervant, and ye and thy feryants shall bring down gray Mall be blameleis.

hairsof thy fervant our father with forrow 11 Then they speedily took down every

to the grave. man his fack to the gronnd, and opened vad unto my father, saying, 1fl bring hina

32 For thy servant became surety for the every man his fack.

1 And he searched, and began at the not unto thee, then I shaji bear the blame eldest, and left at the youngest : and the to my father for ever. cup was fouod in Benjamins fack.

33 Now therefore, I pray thee, let thy 13 Then they teot their cloaths, and iaded servant abide inltead of the lad, a bond cvery ad his ass, and returned to the city. man to my lord ; and let the lad go up

14 And Judah and his brethren came with his bretheren. to Josephis hoale ( for he was yet there) and

34 For how thall I go up to my father, and they feli before him on the ground.

the lad be not with me? left pegadventure 15 And Jofeph faid unto them, What I see the evil that Mall come on my father, deed is tb is that ye have done?wot

CHAP. XIV that fuch a man as I can certainly divine i Josepb revealetb bimself to bis brethren;

16 And Judah said, What shall we say 9 Sindetb for bis fatber ; 2; who is reunto my lord? what shall we speak? or how

vivid with tbe news, Thall we clear our Selves? God hath found out the iniquity of thy servants : behold,

Hen Joseph could not refrain himself T before all

them that food by him; and we are my lords servants, both we, and be he cried, Cause every man to go out from also with wbom the cup is found.

mc : and there stood no man with him, 17 And he said, Gou forbid that I fould while Joseph made himself known unto do to : but the man in whose hand the

cup his brethren. is found: befall be my servant : and as for 2 And he wept aloud : and the Egyptiars you, get you up in peace unto your father. and the house of Pharaoh heard. 18.9. Then Judah came near

unto him, § And Joseph said unto bis brethren, I and laid, Oh my lord let thy servant, I am Joseph ; Doth my father yet live: And pray thee, fpeak a word in my lords cars, his brethren could not answer him : for and let not thine anger burn against thy they were troubled at his prefence. servadt, for thou art even as Pharaoh. 4 And Joseph said unto bis brethren

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20 Alto regard not your stuff : for the Land Merari. Jacob is sent for.

Genesis.

Jacob goeth into Egypt. Come near to me. I pray you: and they manner ;ten añes laden with the good cime near; And he said, I am: Joseph your thingsof Egypt, and ten the alles ; laden brother, wao.n ye sold inio Egypt. with corn and bread, and meat for his fa

5 Now therefore be not grieved, nor ther by the way. angry with your selves, that ye fold me 24 So he sent his brethren away, and hitbér : for god did lend me before you to they departed : and he faid unto thein, See preserve life.

that ye fall not out by the way. 6 For these two years bath the famine 25 | And they went up out of Egypt, been in the land ; and yet there are five and came into the land of Canaan unto years, in the which ebere fall neither be Jacob their father, caring nor harvest.

26 And told him, saying Joseph is.yet 7 And God sent me before you, to pre- alive, and he is governour over all the serve you a posterity in the earth, and to land of Egypt. And Jacobs heart fainted, save your lives by a great deliverance. for he believed them not.

8 So now it was not you tbat lent me 27 And they told him all the words of hither, but God: and he hath made me a Joseph, which he had said unto them: and father to Pharaoh, and lord of allhis house, when he saw the wagons which Joseph had and a ruler throughout allg land of Egypte sent to carry him, the spirit of jacob their

9 Halte you, and go up to my father, father reviged. and say unto him, Thus faith thy fon Jo 28 And Israel said, it is enough. Jo feph, God hath made me lord of all Egypt; feph my fon is yet alive : I will go and come down unto me, tarry not,

see hiin before I die. 10 And thou shalt dwell in the land of

CHAP. XLVI. Gothen, and thou shalt be acar unto me, 1 Jacob comforted by God at Beer-sbebo, thou and thy Children, and thy childrens 5. 80tb for Egypt. & The number of children, and thy focks, and thy herds, bis family. 28° fofcpb meeter b nim. od nich there wilt i nourifh thee

, ( for Athat he has a beauty cert the bar yet tbere are five years of famine ) left thon and offered sacrifices unto the God of and thy houshold, and all that thou hast his father Isaac. come to poverty.

2 And God spake unco Ifrael in the vi. 12 And bebold, vour eyes see, add the lions of the night, and said, Jacos, Jacobs eyes of my brother Bcojam n, that it is my And he said, Here am I : south that speaketh unto you.

3. And he said, I am God, the God of thy 13 And you shall tell my father of all.my father:fear not to go down into Egypt: for glory in Égypt, and of all that you have I will there make of thee a great nation. Teen ; and ye thall haite, and bring down 4! will go down with thee into Egypt; & my father bither.

i I will alfo surely bring the up again ; and 14 And he fell upon his brother Beoja. Joleph Ihall pot his band upon thine eyes. mins neck, and wept, and Benjamin wept 5. And Jacob rose up from Beer-sheba:

and the Sons of Israel carried Jacob their 15 Moreover, he killed all his brethren, father, and their litilc ones, and their and wept upon them, and after that, his wifes, in the wagons which Pharaoh had brethren talked with him.

sent to carry him. 164 And the fame thereof was heard 6 And they took their cattle, and their in Pharaons house, saying, Jofephs bre- goods which they had gotten in the land thren are come : and it plealed Pbaraoh of Canaan, and came into Egypt, Jacob, well, and his servants.'i..

and all his feed with bim, 17 And Pharaoh said un!o Jofeph, Say 7 His sons and his fons fons with him, his un!ó thy brertiron, This do ye ;llade your daughters, and his fons daughters, anú all heats, and go; get you unto the land of his led brought he with him into Egypt. Canaan.

8 sl And these are the names of the chil. 18. And take your father, and your hour- dren of Ifrael, which came iato Egypt, Ja. holds, and come unto me: and I will give cob and his fons; Reuben Jacobs firit-born. you the good of the land of Egypt, and ye . And the loos of Rouben ; Hanoch, inall eat the fat of the land.

? and Phallu, and Hezron, and Carmi. 19 Now thou art commanded, thisdo ye; VIO 1 And the sons of Simeon ; Jemuel, také you wagons out of the land of Egypt and Jamin, and Ohad, & Jachin, & Zorar. for your little ones, and for your wives, and Shaul the son of a Canaanitiih- woman. aod your fa and come

And the fons of Levi ; Gerlhcb), good of all the land of Egypt is yours, 129 And the fans of Judah; Er & Onan,

21 And the children of Itrael did fo ; and & Saclan, & Pharez, & Zera5 : But Er & Joseph gave then wagoos, according 10 Qnan died in the land of Canaan. And the the commandinent of Pharaoh, and gave Tons of Pharez were Hezron and Hamul. thern provilion for the way,

.113And the sons of Islachar; Tola, 2 To all of them he gave each man and Phuvah, and Job, and Snimron. c.langes of raiment : but to Benjamin he 14 9 And the fons Zebulon; Sered, gave tiree hundred pieces of silver, and and E'on, and Jahleel. five changes of raimeat.

15 Th:le be the fons of Leah, which she 23 And to his father hic seat after this bare uomo Jacoba in Padan-aram, with his

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