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Fofepbis fold. - Chap xixviii
Tbetrespass of Onan. bow down our felves to thee, to the Earth? 31 And they took Jofephs coat, and
11 And his brethren envied him : but bis killed a kid of the goats, and dipped the father observed the saying.
coat in the blood.
V ill 12 And his brethren wen
heir 32 And they sent the coat of many cofathers flock in shechem
lours, and they brought it to their father ; 13 And Israel faid unto Joseph, Do not and said, This have we found : know DOW thy brethren fced tbe flock in Shechem ? whither it be thy fons coat or no. Comei and I will send thee unto them. 33 And he knew it, and said, It is my soos And he said unto hiin, Here am I.
coat: an evil beast bath devoured him: 1:14 And he faidunto him, Go, I pray thee, Joseph is without doubt rent in pieces, ** fee whither it be well with thy brethren, 34 And Jacob rent his cloatht, and put atd well with the flocks; and bring me sackcloath upon his loins, and mourned for word again. So he sent bim out of the vale his fon many days. I m? " of Hebron, and he came to Shechem. * ?35 And all his sons and all his daughters
15 And à certain man found him, and rose up to comfort him; but he refused to behold, be was wandring in the field : and y be comforted; and he said, For I will go man asked him, saying, What seek est thou? down into the grave unto my soo, mourn
16 And he said, I leek my brethren :telling: Thus his father wept for him. me, I pray thee, where they feed tbeir flocks.' 36 And the Midiabites fold him into E
12 And theman said, They are departed syot unto Potiphar, an officerof Pharaohs, hence: for I heard them fay, let us go to and captain of the gaurd. Doshan. And Joseph wear after his bres. O UCHAP. XXXVIII. ** thren and found them in Dothan.
1 Judab begetest Er, Onin, and Shela, 6 Er 18 And when they saw him afar off, even marrietb Tamar. 8 Tbe tre span of n. before he came near onto them, they con. nan. . .
.! DNI . .) spired against him, to flay him. .
ANd it came to pass at that time, that : 19 And they said done to another, B.- Judab went down from his brethren, hold this dreamer cometh :
and turned into a certain Adullamite, • 10 Come now therefore, and let us say whose name was Hirah. him, and cast him into fome pit and we 2 And Judah saw there a daughter of a will say, some cvil beast haihdevoured certain Canaanite, whole name was Shuah, him: and we shall fee what will become and he took her, and went in unto her. of his dreams, ... , kemi, incie " And stie conceived and bear a to
21 And Reuben heard it, and he deli. and he called his name Er. vered him out of their hands, and said, 64 And the conceived again and bare a Let us not kill him. O
11B LA fon : and the called his name Onan. 5. 223 And Reuben fald unto them, Shed no s'Aod fhe yer again conceived, and bare blood, but cast him unto this dit that is in a son, and called his name Shelah :' and he the wilderness, andilay no hand upoo him; was at Chezib, when she bare him. that he might tid him out of their hands, -6 And Iudah,took a wife for Er his firftto deliver him to his father again.' ' born, whose name was Tamır.
23 | And it came to pass when Joseph:7 And Er, Judahs first born was wicked was come unto this brethren, that they in the light of the LORD; and the LORD Itript locph out of his coar, his coat of few him." many colours that was on him, sf
8 And jadah said unto Onan, go in un2 And the y.took him, and cast him into to thy brothers wife, and marry her, and
pit:and the pit was empty, cbere was no raise up feed to thy brother. . waici in it,
V . And Onan knew that the feed fhould Sis And they sat down to eat bread : and not be lis; and it came to pass, when he they lift up their eyes, and looked, and went in unto his brothers wite, that he benold, a company of Ishmaelites came fpilled it on theground, lealt thathe should from Gilead, with their camels bearing give feed to his brother.. Spicery, and balm, and myrky going to To And the thing which he did displca. carry it down to Egypt. B
r ed the LORD : wherefore hellew him alfo. T25 And Judan Taid unto his brethreb Then said Judah to Tamac his daughWhat profit is it if we say our brother, and ter in law, Remain a widow at thy fathers conceal his blood ?
boure, till Shelah my son be grown :( for 27 Come, and let us fell him to the Ish. he faid. Leatt peradventure he die also as maelites, and Tet got our hand be upon his brethren did,) and Tamar went and him for he is our brother, and our Acth : dwelt in her fathers house. and his brethren were content.
12 | And in process of time, the daugh28 Then there passed by Midianites,mer- ter of Stuah judahs wite died: and Judah chantmen; and they drew and lift up Jo- was comforted, and went up. unto his feph out of the pity and rold Joseph 10 the sheep-thaarers to Timnath, he and his Ihmaelites for twenty pieces of filver: and friend Hirah the Adalamite.. they brought Joseph into Egypt.
13 And it wss told Tamar, faying. Be - 29 || And Reuben returned unto the pit, hold, thy father in law goeth up io Tim-, and behold, Joseph has not in the pit : nath, to hear his lheep.. and he rent his cloaths.
14 And she put her widows garments ift 30 And he returned unto his brethren, from her, and covered her with a veil, and and faid, the child is not and whither wrapped het felf, and fat in an open place thall I go?
Genefis.. Jofepb in Posipbars bousto which is by the way to Timnath ; for the captain of the guard, an Egyptian, bought faw that Shelah was grow, and the was him of the hands ofthe Ishmaelites, which not given unto him to wife,
bad brought him dowo thither ! When sudah taw her, he thought her 1 And the LORD was with Joseph, and to be an harlot ; because she had covered he was a prosperous man : and he was in her face.
the house of his mafter the Egyptian 16 And he turned unto her by the way 3 And his master saw that the LORD tras and laid, Go to, I pray thec, let me come with him, and that the LORD made all in unto thee ( for ne knew not that she was that he did to prosper in his hand. his daughter in law ) and she said. What 4 And Jofeph found grace in bis Gght, wilt thou give me, that thou mayest come and he served him ; and he made him in unto me?
over-seer over his house, and all obat he And he said, I will send bee a kid had he put into his hand. . from the Noek : and the said Wilt thou 5 And it came to pass from the time that give me a pledge till thou send it ? . he had made him over-feer in his house,
18 And he said. What pledge thall I give and over all that he had, that the LORD thee ? And she said, Thv fignet, and thy bleed f Egyptians house for Jofephs sake: bracelets, and thy staff that is in thine and the blessing of the LORD was upon all hand : and he gave it her, and came in ug. that he bad, in the house, and in the field. to her and the conceived by him. I 6 And he left all that he had in Josephs
19 And The arose, and went away, and hand; andhe knew not ought he had. fave laid by her wail from her, and put on the the bread which he did eat : and Joseph garments of her widow. hood. It was a goodly person and well-favoured.
20 Apd Judah sent the kid by the hand 79 And it came to pass after these things, of his friend the adull. mite, to receive that his masters wife cast her eyes upon jobis pledge from the womaos band : but ne seph, and fbe faid. Lie with me. fouod her not.
8 But he refused, and said unto his ma21 Then he asked the men of that plaee, Iters wire, Behold, my matter wote h not faying where is the harlot, that was open. what is with me in the house, and he hath 1 by the way fide ? and they said, There committed all that he hath to my hand. was no harlot io this place.
9 Tbere is none greater in this house than 12 And he returned to Judah, and said, I l: neither hath he kept back any thing cannot find her, and also the men of į place from me, but thee, because thou art his Said, tbat there was no harlot in this place. wife; how theo can I do this great wick
23. And Judah said, Let her take it to edness, and fin against God ? her, left we be shamed behold, I sent this po And it oame to pafis as fhe spako to hid, and thou haft not found her.
Joseph day by day, that he hearkened not 24 9 And it came to pass about three unto her, to lie by her, or to be with her. < months after, that it was told Judah, say I Aad it came to pals about this time, ing, Tamar thy daughter in law hath play. that Jofepb went into the house to do his od the harlot ; and also behold; she is with businer, and tberi was done of the men of child by whoredom: and Judah said, Bring the house there wi bin. her forth, and let her be burnt.
12 And she caught him by his garment, 25 When the was brought forth she sent saying, Lie with me; and he left his garto her father in law, saying, By the man meat in her hand and Aed, and got him out. whole there are am I with cbild : and the 3 And it came to pass, when the law faid, Discern, I pray thes, whose are there, that he had left his gaiment in her hand, the fignet, and bracelets, and staff.
and was fled forth, 26 And Judah acknowledged tbem, and 44 That she called unto the men of her said, She hath been more righteous than houte, and spake unto them, saying, Sec; 1, because that I gave her not to Shelah my he hath brought in an Hebrew unto us to son ; and he knew her agaio no more, mock us: he came in un'o me to lie with
17 1 And it came to pass in ytime of her me, and I cried with a lowd voice. travel, that behold twins were in hewomb, 15 And it came to pass, when he heard y
28 And it came to pass when the tra. I lifted up my voice & cried, that heiert mis veled, that tbe one put out bis hand and the garment with me, & fed, aod got bim out. mid-wife took and bound upon his hand a 16 And The laid up his garment by her, Scarlet-thread, saying. This came out firft, antil his lord came home. ..
29 And it came to pass as he drew back 17 Aod the spake unto him according to bis hand that behold, his brother came out: thefe words, saying, The Hebrew servant and the said, How haft thou broken forth? which thou hast brought unto us, came in tbis brcach bc upon thee : therefore his unto me to mock me. name was called Pharez.
18. And it came to pafs, as I lift up my 30 And afterward came out his brother voice, and cried, that he left his garment that had the scarlet-thread upon his band, with me, and Aed out. and his name was called Zaran.
. 19 And it came to pass, when his master CHAP. XXXIX..
heard the words of his wife, which the fepb advanced in Patiptars boufey re- fpake unto him, saying, After this manner Tajtecb bis mifirelestemptation, iz is felf. did thy servant to me; that his wrath was Ty accused, 19 and call into prison. kindled. And Joseph was brought down to Egypt, 20 And Josephs master took him, and
and Potiphar an Officer of Pharaoh,
* Thi butler
yosepo in prison. Chap. xl, xli. Pbaraobs Butler and baker. put him into the prison, a place where the the land of the Hebrews; and here alfo kings prisoners were bound : and he was have l done nothing that they should put there in the prison. .
me into the dungeon. 21 But the LORD was with Jofeph, 16 When the chief baker saw that the and thewed him mercy; and gave him fa interpretation was good, he said unto Jovoer in the Gyht of the keeper off prison. feph, I allo was in my dreym; and Beho d.
22 And she keeper of the prison com- I bad three white baskets on mine head. mirted to Josephs hand all the prilocers7 And in the upermoft basket tbere was that were in the prison, and whatsoever of all manner of bake-meats for Pharaoh : they did there, he was the doer of it. and the birds did eat them out of the base
23 Tte keeper of the prison looked not ket upon my head to any thing ibat was under his hand ; be- 18 And Jöleph answered, and said, This cause the LORD was with him: and sbat is the interpretation thereof; the three which he did, the LORD made it to prosper. baskets are three days.
19 Yet within three days shall Pharaoh The batler und baker of Pbar aob are impri- lift up thy head from off thee, and that Joned. 4 Jofepb bacb cbarge of tbem. He hang thee on a tree, and the birds fhall eat interpretetb tbeir dreams.
thy Hesh froin off thee. . ANd it came to pais after these things, 20. And it came to pass the third day.
that the butler of the king of Egypt, wbicb was Pharaohs birth-day, that he and his baker had offended their lord the made a feast urto all his fervants : and he king of Egypt.
lified up the head of the chief butler, and 2 And Paaraoh was wroth against two of of the chiet baker among his fervants. of his officers, against the chief of the but- 21 And he restored the chief butler unto lers, and against ite chicfof the bakers. his butlership again ; and he gave the cup
3 And he put them in ward in the house into Pharaohs hand. of the capthin ofthe gaurd, into the pri 22 But he hanged the chief baker as Jofon, the place where Joseph was bound.
lore where Iofeph me bannd f eph had ipterpreted to them. 4 And the captain of the guard charged 23 Yet did not the chief butler remember Jofeph with them, and he served them, and Joseph, but forgat him. they continued a season in ward,
CHAP. XLI. .5 | And they dreamed a dream both of iPharoabstwo dreams. 25 Josepb interpreta them, cach man his dream in one night, etb tbem. 33 He giveth Pbaraob council. eath men according to the interpretation of 38 Jofepb is advanced, SC He besetreib. his dream : the butler and baker of king Maneleb and Epbraim. of Egypt, wbich were bound in the prison. A Nd it came to pass at the end of two
6 And Joseph came in unto them in the full years, that Pharaoh dreamed, 20d morning and looked upon them; and be behold, he stood by the river. bolu they were fad.
2 And behold there came up out of the 7. And he asked Pharaohs officers y Dere river seven well. favoured kine, and tar. with him in the ward of his lords house, feshed, and thy fed in a meadow. saying, Wherefore look yero sadly to day? 3 And behold, feven other kine came up
8 And they faid unto him, We have after them out of the river, ill-favoured. drearned a dream, and there is no interpre. and lean- feshed, and itood by the other ter of it. And Jofcpr faid unto them, do kine, upon the brink of the river. not interpretations belong to God? tell me 4 And the ill-lavored and lean- feshed torm I pray you.
kine, did eat up the seven well-favoured 9 And the chief butler told his dream to and fat kine. So Pharaoh awoke. Joreph, and said unto him, in my dream, 5 And he sept and dreamed the second behold, a vine was before me. "
time: and beho d, seven ears of corn came TO And in the vine were three branches : up upon one stalk, rank and good. and it was as though it budded, and her 5 And behold fiveo thin cars and blafted blossoms shot forth, and the clusters there with the east wind sprung up after them, of brought forth ripe grapes.
7 And the Seven thin ears devoured the * And Pharaohs cup was in my hand : seven rank 200 full ears, and Pharaoh am and I took the grapes, and pelled them woke and behold, it was a dream. into Pharaohs cup: and I gave the cup 8 And it came to pass in the morning. into Pharaohs band.
that his Spirit was troubled : and he fent 12 And Joseph faid unto him, This is and called for all the magicians of Egypt, the interpretation of it: the three branches and ali the wife men thereof: and Pharaoh ere three days.
told them his dream ; but tbere was none 13 Yer within three days shall Pharaob that could interprot them unto Pharaoh. lift up thine head, and refore thee unto 99 Then spake the chief butler unto thy place and thou thalt deliver Pharaohs Pharaoh, saying, I do remember my fanks cup into his hand, after the former manner this day. when thou, waft his butler.'
10 Pharaoh was wroth with his servants, 14 But think on me when it shall be well and put me in ward in the captain of the with thee, And shew kindness, I pray thee, guards house, botb me and the chief baker. unto me, and make mention of me unto It And we areamed a dream in one sight Pharaoh, and bring me out of this house. I and he : wc dreamed each man according Is For indeed I was stolen away out of to the interpretation of his dream.
ISepbinterprets dreams. Genesis Forepb advanced
as there with us a young 23 Now therefore let Pharaoh look out: man, an Hebrew, servant to the captaia 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, and let him apaccording to his dream he did interpret, point officers over the land, and take up
13 And it came to pais, as he interpreted the fifth part of theland of Egypt in the tous, so it was: me he restored unto mine Seven plenteous years. office, and him, he hanged.
35 And let them gather all the food of 14 Then Pharaoh rent, & called Joleph those good years that come, and lay up and they brought him haltily out of the corn under the hand of Pharaoh, and let dungeon: and he haved bimreif, & 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 tbera is none that which shall be in the land of Egypt: that can interpret it: and I have heard say of the land perilh not through the fainine. thee, that thou canst underftaad a dream, 37 | And the thing was good in cycs of to interpret it.
Pharaoh, and in s eyes of all his servants. 16 And Joseph 2 swered Pharaoh, say. 38 And Pharaoh said unto bis servants, ing. It is not in me : God shall give Pha.. Can we find fucban one as this is, a man in raoh an anfwer of peace.
whom the spirit of God is? 17 And Pharaoh said unto Jofeph. In 39 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, Forafmy dream, behold, I ftood upon the bank much as God hath fewed 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 unto 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 then, poor aod very ill-favoured, 41 And Pharaoh said unto Jofeph, Sec, and lean-filehod, such as I never saw in alí Thave fet thce over all the land of Egypt. the land of Egypt, for badoers.
42 And Pharaoh took off his ring from 20 And the lead and the ill-favoured his hand, and put it upon Jorephs haod, kine did.eat up the first seven fat kine, and arrayed him in vestures of fine lionen,
żl 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 were still 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 saw in my dream, and behold, him ruler over all the laod of Egypt. seven ears caineup in one stalk, full and 44 And Pnaraoh said unto Joleph, I am good.
Pharaoh, and without thee shall no man lift 23. And behold, reven cars withered, up his hand or foot in allthe land of Egypt, thin and blasted with the east-wins, sprung. 45 And Pharaoh called Josephs name up after them
Zaphnath-paaneah, and he gave him to 21 And the thin ears devoured the seven swife Arenath the daughter of Poti-sherah, good ears; and I told Ibis unto the magi. priest of On: and Joseph went out over cioni; but tbexe W.15 none that could de- all the land of Egypt. clare it unto me,
46( 9 And Joseph was thirty years old, 2 And Jofeph faid upto Pharaoh, when he stood before Pharaoh king of EThe dream of Pharaohsone : God hath gypt ) and Jofeph went out from the prethewed Pharaoh what he is about to do. Yence of Pharaoh, and went throughout all
26 The seven good kine are seven years; the laba OT ESP anthe seven good ears are seven years: 47 And in the seven plenteous years the the dream is one.
earth brought fourth by handfulls. 27 Ans leven thin and ill-favour:d kine 48 And he gathered up all the food of that came up after hem, are seven years;
the Teven years, which were in the land of
the level years, w and the seven smuty ears. blasted with the Egypt, and laid up the food in the cities : ealt wind. shahl be seven years of famine., the food of the held which was round 2.
28 This is the thing which I have fpo- bout every city laid he up in the fame. ken unto Pharaoh : what God is about to4 9 And Joreph gathered corn as the sand do, be theweth unto Paaraoh.
of the fea, very much, udrill be left om 19 Behold,there comerevebyearsof great bering: for it was without number. Pleniy, throughout all the land of Egypt. 50 And unto Joseph were born two fons,
30 And there thall arise after then even before the years of fainine came :s which years of famine, and all the plenty Mall Arenath, the daughter of Poti-pherah priest be forgotten in laad of Eyot : and the of on, bare uoto him. famine ihall confune the land.
si And Joleh called the name of the 31 And the plenty shall not be known in first-born Manaflch: 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 lhall be very grievous.
fathers house 32. And for that the dream was double 52 And the name of the second called he anio Pharaoh twice, it is because the hing ' Ephrain : for God bath caused me to be us eft ablithed by God; agd God will mortly fruitful in the land of my alikction. bring it to pals,
the years ahter of Poble
The years of famine. Chap. xlii. Fofpbs bretbron return; $311 And y seven years of plenteousness son, that your words may be proved, whethat was in the land of Egypt were ended. ther there be any truth in you : er eite by
54 And the seven years of dearth began the life of Pharaoh, surely ye are spies. 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 said unto them, the third
35 And when all the land of Egypt was day, This do, and live, for I tear God. familied, the people cried to Puaraoh for 19 Ifye be true men, ict one of your bre. bread, and Pharaoh said unto all the E, thren Ec bound in $ houseof yourprison: go gyptians, go unto Joseph; what he saith ye, carry corn for the famine of your hou res. to you, do.
• 20 But briog your youngest brother unto 56 And the famine was over all the face me : So shall your words be verified, and of the carth,& Jofeph opened all the tore. ye shall not die. And they did yo, bouses, and told on to the Egyptians : and li l And they said one to another, We the fa onine waxed fore in land of Egypt. are verily guilty concerning our brother, in
'57 And all countries came into Egypt to that we saw the anguish of his soul, when Jofeph for to buy corn; because that the he be sought 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 Yacob Sendeb bis ten fons to buy corn in E. Spake I not unto you, saying, Do not fin gypt. 16 7*bey are imprisoned by Fofeph for against the Child; and ye would not hear : Spie.
therefore behold also his blood is required XTOw when Jacob raw that there was 23 And they knew not that Jofeph un
y corn in Egypt, Jacob said unto his deltood tbem ; for he spake unto them by fons, Why do ye look one upon another? 2n interpreter,
2 And he raid, Behold, I have heard 24 And he turnedhimselfabout from them that there is com in Egypt: get you down and wept; and returned to them again, and thither, and buy for us from thcoce ; 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 bret
2 25 Then Josephcommandedto fill their to buy corn in Egypt.
facks with corn, and to restore every mans Bar Benjamin, Josephs brother, Jacob money into his fack, and to give them. fent nat with his brethren : for he said, provilion for the way: and thus did he un Left peradventure mischief belal him to them.
5 and the fons of Israel came to buy. 25 And they laded their affes with the corn among those that came for the fa- corn, and departed thence, 2.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 tie land, and he it was that fold to all the efpied his money ; for bebold, it was in bispeople of the land : and Josephs brethren sacks mouth. cage, and bowed down themselves before 23 And he said unto his brethren. My tim, wirb their faces to the earth. money is restored , acd lo it is even in my
7 Aod Joseph saw his brethren, and lie Sack : and their heart failed zbem, and they knew them, but made himself strange unto were afraid saying one to another, What them, and spake roughly unto them, and is this tbat God bath done unto us? be said unto them, W bence come ye? And "20 | And they came unto Jacob their they laid from the land of Canaan, to buy father, upto the land of Canaan, and told foed.
him all that befell unto them, Sayings 8 And Jöleph knew his brethren, but 30 The man dobo is the lord of the land, they knew nor him.
fpake roughly to us, and cook us for fpies 9 And Josephi remembred the dreams of the country. which he dreamed of them, and laid unto 31 And we Taid unto him, Weare true them. Ycare pies; to fee the nakednes 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 thy servants come, day with our failier in the land of Canaana.
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 kBow that ye 12 And he said yoto them, Nay, but to see are true anen ; leave one of your brethren. the nakednets of the land you are come. Bere with me, and take food for the famine:
13 And they said Thy feyants are welve of your houtbolds, and be gone. brethreo, the Tons of one man in the land 34. And bring yoor youngeit brother untos of Canaan, and behold, the youngest is me, then that I know that you are no Spies, this day with our father, and one is not, but that you are true inen: So will I deliver
14 And Joseph Caid unto them Tháry it you your brother, and ye hall, Eraffick ins. that Trpake unto y04 Taying Ye are pics, the land.
is hereby ye Niallbe proved: by the life 359. And it came to pass as they epati ornaraos yé lhall not go forth herceex-, ed their lacks, that behold, every mana s cept your youngett brother come hither. " buodle of money 245 in his fack ; and 16 Send one of you, and let him fetch when bot b they and their father jaw the ad ye bol be kept in pris bundles of money, they were afraid,
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