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Benjamin and bis brezbrex Genesis. entertained by Josepb. 36 And Jacob theirfather said unto them, 16 And when Joseph saw Benjamin with Me have ye bereaved of my cbildren : Jo- them, he said to ruler of his house, Bring feph is not, and Simeon is not, 20d ye will these men home, and Nay, and make ready: take Beojamin away : all these things are for tbefe men Mall dine with me at noon. against me.

17 And the man did ag Joreph 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 not to thee ; deliver him into my hand, they were brought into Josephs house, and and I will bring him to thee again. they said : Because of the money, that was

38 And he said, my fon shall not go down returned in our facks at the first time, are with you: for his brother is dead, and he is we brought in, that he may feck occalion left alone ; if mischief befal him by the against us, and fall upon us, and take us way in the which yegu, then shall ye bring for bond-men, and our alles. down my gray hairs w Torrow to the grave. 19 And they came near to the steward of CHAP. XLIII.

Jorephs house, and they communed with 1 Facob is bardly persuaded to send Benjamin. him at the door of the house,

15 Fofepb entertainesb bis, brutbreizi and 20 And said, O Sir, we cane indeed festes 6 tbem.

down at the first time to buy food. Á Nd the famine was fore in the land. 21 And it came to pass when we came to, A 2 And it came to pass when they had the inn, that we opnad our facks, and be. caren 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 folcmoly protest unto us, down in our hands to buy food: we cannot saying. Ye shall not see my face, except tell who put our money in our sacks your brother be with you.

23 And he faid Peace be to you, tear 4 It thou wilt fend our brother with us, Dot'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 lend him, we will I had your money. And he brought Simeon not go down : for the man said unto us, Ye out unto them. Thall not see my face, except your brother 24 And the man brought the men into

24 And the man brought be with you.

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

25. And they made ready the present a. 7 And they faid, The man asked us traitly gainit Joseph came at noon for they of our state, and of our kinarcd, saying, I's heard that they fhould eat bread therc. your father yet alive? have ye anotber bro- 26 9 And when Jofeph came home, they sher? & we told him according to y tenor brought hirn the present which was in their of thete words : Could we certain lý koow hand into the house, and bowed themy he wonld fay, Bring your brother dowo? felves to him to the earth.

8 And Judah raid unto Ifrael his father, 27 And he asked them of their welfare, Send the lad with me, and we will arise and said, Is your father well, the 'old nian and go, that we may live and pot dic, both of whom ye (pake? Is he yet alive? we, and thou, and also our little ones.

28 And they aniwered, Thy servant our o will be Surety for him of my hand father is in good health, he is yet alive : Ihalt 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 hc lift up his eyes, and raw bis 10 For except we had lingred, furely now brother Benjamin, his mother's fon, and we had returned this second time.

faid. Is this your younger brother, of whom 11 And their father Ifrael faidhinto them ye pake unto me? And he said, God be If it must be lo now, do this ; take of the gracious unto thee, my fon. but fruits in the land in your vefsels, and 20 And foreph made haite : for his carry dowo the man a present, a litle balm. bowels did ycard upon his brother : and he and a little honey, spices, and mirrh, nuts, Sought pobere to weep, and he entred into and almonds.

bis charnber, and wept there. 12 And take double money in your hand : 31 And he wached his face,and went out, and the money that was brought again in & tefraised himself, & laid, Set on bread mouth of your facks, carry it again in your 32 And they set on for him by himself, Hand; peradventure it was an overfigbt, and for them by themselves, and for the EI 13 Take also your brother, and arilc go gyptians which did eat with him, by themagain unto the m20

felves : because the Egyptians might not 14 And God Almigxy 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 sat before him, the firstbereaved of my cbildren, I am bereavad. born according to his birth-right, and the

15 And the men took that present, and youngest according to his youth : 20d the they took double money in their hand, and men marvelled one at another. Benjamio : and rose up, and went down to 34 And he took pod scor meffes unto

then Egypt, and food before Joseph,

with him.

HA P. XLIWitbrm. 14 and his father low raidit unto toy may set

Jofepb revealeth bimself. Chap. xliv, xlv. Jacob 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 niciry20 And we said unto my lord, We have

a father, an old man, and a child of bis

old age, a little one: and his brother is I Josepbs policy to stay bis bretbron. 14 dead, and he alone is left of his mother,

udžbs bumble supplication to Fortib." and his father loveth him. Á Nd he commanded the steward of his 21 And thou saidit unto thy servants.

house, saying, Fill the mens lacks with Bring him down unto me, that I may fer food, as much as they can carry, and put mine eyes upon him. every mans 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 youngest, and his corn leave his father, bis fatber would die. money : and he did according to the word 23 And thou saidit unto thy servants. that Joseph had spoken.

. Except your youngest brother come down 3 Afsoon as the morning was light, the with you, you shall 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 and not yet far off, Joseph said unto his re- the words of my lord. ward, UP, follow after the men : and when 25 And our father said, Go agaio, and thou dost 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 got this it, in which iny Jord drink- if our youngest brother be with us, then eth ? 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 And he overtook them, and he with us. spake unto them there same words,

27 And thy servant my father said unto And they said unto him, Wherefore us, Ye know y my wife bare me:wo fons. faith my lord there words? God forbidý thy28 And the one went out from me.. and servants should do according to this thing. I said, Surely he is torn in pieces: and i

8 Behold, the moncy which we fouod faw him not foce. in our facks mouths, we brought again 29 And if ye take this also froin me, and 20to thee out of the land of Canaan ; how milchief befal him, ye shall bring down then thould we steal out of thy lords house my gray hairs with forrow to the grave. Glver or gold ?

30 Now therefore when I come to thy 9 With wbemfoever of thy servants it be servant my father, and the lad bè not with foüod, both let him dic, and we also will us ; ( seeing that his life is bound up in the be my lords bond-men.

lads life. ) 1o And he said, Now also let it be ac. 31. It shall come to pals, when he 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 servant, and ye and thy servants shall bring down gray Ihall be blamelels.

bairsof thy fervant our father with forrow ( Then they speedily took down every to the grave, man his fack to the grond, and opened 3 2 For thy servant became surety for the every man his fack.

lad unto my father, saying, If I bring bina iz And he searched, and began at the not unto thee, then I thall bear the blame eidelt, and left at the youngest and the to my father for ever. cup was fouod in Benjamins fack.

33 Now therefore, I pray theo, let thy 13 Then they rent their cloaths, and laded fervant abide initead of the lad, a bood every mao his ass, and returned to the city, man to my Jord ; and let the lad go un

14 And Judah and his brethren came with his brethoren, to Josephis hoaie ( for he was yet there) and 3* 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 said unto them, What I see the evil that shall come on my father deed is tb is that ye have done?wot you not,

CHAP. XLV that fuch a man as I can certainly divine Josepb revealetb bimself to bis bretbren,

16 And Judah said, What shall we say .9. Jindetb for bis fatber; 25 wobo is reunto my lord? what shall we speak? or how vivid with tbe news, Ihall we clear our Selves? God hath found T Hen Joseph could not refrain himselt ont the iniquity of thy servants : behold, 1 before all them that food by him and we are my lords servants, both we, and be he cried, Caule eyery man to go out from also with whom the cup is found.

mc : and there stood no man with him, 17 And he said, God forbid that I fhould while Josepb made himself knowo unta do fo : but the man in whose hand the cup his brethren. is found, befhall be my servant: and as for 2 And he wept aloud : and the Egyptiare you, get you up in peace unto your father and the house of Pharaoh beard.

18 Then sudah came near unto him, 3 And Jofeph said unto bis brethren. I and said, Oh my lord let thy servant, I am Joseph ; Doth my father yet live? And pray thee, speak 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 presence. Seryapt, for hou art even as Pharaohii ..4 And Jofeph Said unto bis brethren


Jacob is fent for. . Genelis.

Jacob goeth into Egype. come near to me, I pray you: and they manner ; ten alles laden with the good cime near; And he said, I am Joseph your things of Egypt, and ten the aftes; lauea brother, who.n ye fold into E;ypt. with corn and bread, and meat for his fa

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

that ye fall not out by the way. 6 For these two years bath the famine 25 || And they were 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 there shall neither be Jacob their father caring nor harvest.

the 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 that 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 all f land of Egypt. sent to carry him, the spirit of jacob their

9 Halte you, and go up to my father, father revived and say unto him, Thus faith thy fon Jo. 28 And Israel said, 'It is enough." Jofeph, God hath made me lord of all Egypt; feph my son is yet alive : 1 will go and come down unto me, tarry not,

fce hirm before I die. 10 And thou shalt dwell in the land of

CHAP. XLVII ! Gothen, and thou shalt be o:ar unto me, i 74:0b comforted by God at Beer-sbebo, thou and thy Children, and thy childrens 5. soetb for Egypt. 8 The number of cbildren, and thy flocks, and thy herds, bis family. 28 of pb meeter b nion. and all that thou haft.

AND lirael took his journey with all T! And there will I nourith thee, ( for n that he had, and caine to Beer- laeba, yet tbere are five years of famine ) left thou 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 Israel in the vi. 12 And bebold, vour eyes fee, add the lions of the night, and said, Jaco Jacobs eyes of my brother Bcojam n, that it is my And he said, Here am I : inouth that speaketh unto you. .

3. And he said, Ian 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 Egypt, and ot all that you have I will there make of thee a great nation, Teen ; and ye thall haite, and bring down 49 will go dowd with thee into Egypt; & my father bither.

I will also surely bring thee up again ; and 14 And he fell upon his brother Benja. Joleph mall pot his band upon thine eyes, mins neck, and wept, and Benjamin wept 5. And Jacob rose up from Beer-theba: upon his neck,

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

fent to carry him. 169 And the fame thereof was heard 6 And they took their cattle, and their in Pharaons house, faying, Jofephs bre- goods which they had gotten in the land thren are come : and ic plealed Pharaoh of Canaan, and came into Egypt, Jacobs well, and his fervants,

and all his feed with himn. 17 And Pharaoh said unto Jofeph, Say 7 His sons and his sons fons with him, his un!o thy brettron, This do ye ;flade your daughters, and his fons daughters, and all heaits, and go get you unto the land of his leed brought he with him into Egypt. Canaan.

8 TL And there are the names of the chil 18. And take your father, and your hour- dren of trael, which came into 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 9. And the loos of Renben ; Hanoch, inall eat the fat of the land, **

and Phallu, and Hezron, and Carni. oro Now thou art commanded, thisdo ye; 10 And the sons of Simeon ; Jemuel, také you wagons out of the land of Egypt and Jamin, and Ohad, & Jachin, & Zofar. for your little ones, and for your wives, and Shaul the son of a Canaanitish- woman, and bring your father and come

bar And the fons, of Levi ; Gerico, 20 Alo regard not your stuff : for the Kohath, and Merari...! good of all the land of Egypt is yours, 12 And the fans of Judah; Er &. Ooan,

21 And the children of lirael did fo : and & Shelah, & Pharez, & Zerah: But Er & Joseph gave then wagons, according to Onan died in the land of Canaan. And the the commandinent of Pharaoh, and gave fons of Pharez were Hezron and Hamul, them provision for the way.

113 And the 100s of Islachar ; Tola, 22. To all of them he gave each men and Phuvah, and Job, and Shimron, c.iaoges of raiment : but to Benjamin he 14 4 And the fons Zebulon; Sered, pave three hundred pieces of Glver, and and E'on, and Jahleel. five changes of raimeot.

15 There be the tons of Leah, which she 2; And to his father hc seat aftor this bare uomo Jacola in Padan-arara, with his


Tbe number of bis family. Chap, xlvii, Jacob brought.10Pharaob. daughter Dinah : all the souls of his fons

CHAP. XLVII. and his daughters, were thirty and three. 1 Jofeph bringet b bus brethren 7 and father

169 And the roos of Gad ; Ziphion, before Pharaoh ride givetb tbem babits. and Haggai, Shuni, and Ezbon, Eri, and tion and maintenance. Arodi, and Areli..

Hen Joseph came and told Pharaoh, 17 And the fons of Amer; Jimnah,

and said, My father and my brethren, 2od luah, and Ilhui, and Beriah, and and their flocks, and their herds, and all Serah, their Giter : And the fons of Be- that they have, are come out of the land riah, Heber, and Malchiel.

of Canaan ; and behold, they are in the 18 There are the sons of Zilpah, whom land of Gothen. Labaa gave to Leah his daughter : and 2 And he took some of his brethren. there inc bare unto Jacob, even fixteen even hve men; and presented them onto souls.

Pharagh, 19 The sons of Rachel Jacobs wife, Jo- } And Pharaoh said unto his brethren. feph, and Beojamin,

What is your occupation ? And they said 20 And onto Jofeph in the land of E- unto Pharaoh, Thyler vant gypt were born Manalleh and Ephraim, both we, and also our fathers.. which Arenath the daughter of poti. phe- 4 They said moreover unto Pharaoh. rab, Priest of On bare unto him.

For to jojourn in the land are we coma? 214 And the fons of Benjamin were for thy servants have no palture for their Belah, and Becher, and Ashbel, Gerah, and flocks, for the famine is iore in the land Naaman, Ehi, and Rosh ; Muppim, and 'of Canaan ; now therefore, we pray thee Huppim, and Ard.

let thy servants dwell in s land of Gornen.' 22. There are the sons of Rachel, which s And Pharaoh pake unto Josepb, laywere born to Jacob : all the souls were ing, Thy father and thy brethren are fourteen.

come unto thee : 23 And the sons of Dan ; Hufhim. 6 The land of Egypt is before thee ; in

24 | And the Sons of Naphtali: Jahzeel, the best of the land make thy father and and Guni, Jezer, and Shillem,

brethren to dwell, in theland of Goshen 25 These are the fons of Bilba, whicb let them dwell : and if thou knowest any

achel his daughter man of Activity amongst them, then make and she bare these unto Jacob: all the then rulers over my cattle. souls were seved.

y And Joseph brought in Jacob his fa26 All the souls that came with Jacob ther, and set him before Pharaoh ; and into Egypt, which came out of his loyns, Jacob blefred Pharaoh, befides Jacols fons wives, all the souls8 And Pharaoh said unto Jacob, How were threescore and Gis.

i old art thou? 21 And the sons of Jofeph, which were 9 And Jacob said unto Pharaoh, The born him in Egypt, were two souls : all the days of the years of my Pilgrimage are an Touls of the houle et Jacob, which came hundred and thirty years few and evil into Egypt. were threescore and ten.. have the days of the years of my life

28 And he sent Judab before him unto been, and have not attained unto the Joseph" to direct his face unto Gothen: days of the years of the life of my fathers and they came into the land of Gothen, in the days of their pilgrimage.

29 Add Jofeph made ready his chariot, 10 And Jacob bleiled Pharaoh, and and went up to meet Israel his father, to went out from before Pharaoh. Gohen : and pretented himself unto him: II | And Joseph placed his father, and and he fell on his neck, and wept op his his brethren, and gave them a pofterion neck a good while.

in the land of Egypt, in the best of the 30 And Ifrael faid unto Joseph, Now land, in the land of Rameses, as Pharaoh Jet me die, Gnce I have seen thy face be- had commanded. cause thou art yet alive.

12 And Jofeph nourithed his father, and 31 And Jorepb said unto his brethren, his brethren, acd all his fathers houthold and unto his fathers house, I will go up, with bread, according to their families. and new Pharaoh, and lay unto him, My 13 | And there was no bread in all the brethren, and my fathers house, which fand : for the famine was very fore, so that were in the land of Canaan are come unto the land of Egypt and all the land of Came : . .

naan fainted by realon of the famine. 32 And the men are shepherds for their 14 And Joseph gathered up all the bade hath been to feed cattle, and they money that was found in the land of have brought their focks, and their herds, Egypt, and in the land of Canaan, for the and all that they have.

coin which they Boughi : and Joseph 33 And it shall come to pass, when Pha- brought the money into Pharaohs house. raoh shall call you, and shall say, What is '15 And whér money failed in the land your occupation ?

of Egypt, and in the land Canaan, all the 34 That ye shall say, Thy servants trade Egyptians came unto Joseph and said, hath been about cattle, fron our youth Give us b:ead: for why should we die in even to ill row, both we and also our fa. thy presence ? for the money faiteth. thers; that ye may dwell in the land of 16 And Jofeph fail, Give your cattle ; Goluen; for every shepherd is an abomi. and I will give you for your cattle, if dation voto the Egyptiane,

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GeneGis. Josepb visitetb bis Fatber. 17 And they brought their cattle unto

CHA P. XLVIII. Joseph : and jófeph gave them bread in i fofepb vifiterb bitkck fat her. Jacob excbanse for horses, and for the flocks, and repeat.co tbe promise ; 21 and propbekerb for the cattle of the herds, and for the their return to Can san. alis: and he fed them with bread, for Nd it came to pass after these things, all their cattle for that year,

that one told Joseph, Behold, thy fa18 When that year was ended, they ther is fick, and he took with him his two came unto him the second year, and said fons, Manasseh and Ephraim. unto him. We will not hide it from my 2 And one told Jacob, and said, B:Jord. how that our money is spent, my hold, thy son Jofeph cometh unto thee : TordiGo bach our herds of cattle; there is and Israel strengthoed himself, and fat not ought left in the light of my lord, but upon the bed. our bodies, and our laods,

3 And Jacob said unto Joseph, God AlWherefore shall we die before thine mighty appeared unto me at Luz in the eved both we and our land ? buy us and our land of Canaan, and bleted me : Tandfor bread, and we and our land will 4 And said unto me, Behold, I will make ha fervants unto Pharaoh : and give us thee fruitful, and multiply thee, and I Teed, that we may live and not dic, that will make of thee a multitude of people, the land be not defolate,

and will give this land to thy feed after : 20 And Joseph bought all the land of thee, for an even afting polession. Egypt for Poaraoh; for the Egyptians fold 5 And now thy two sons, Ephraim and every man his field, becaule the famine Manaffeh, which were born unto thee in prevailed over them ; to the land became the land of Egypt, before I came unto Pharaohs.

thee into Egypt are mine: as Reuben aod 21 And as for the people, he removed Simeon, they ihall be mine, them to cities from one end of the borders: 6 And thy iffue which thou begettest

our wen to the other end thereot. after them, Ihall be thine, and Mall be cal

obly the land of the priests bought led after the name of tneir brethren in he pot : for the priests had 2 portion 4f- their inheritance. Cened her of Pharaoh, and did eat their 7 And as for me, when I came from Pa. portion which Pharaoh gave them :where- dan, Rachel died by me in the land of Ca. iore they fold not their lands,

Daan, in the way, when yer tbere was but a 22 Then Jofeph iaid unto the people, little way to come unto Ephrath ; And I Behold, I have bought you this day, and buried her there in the way of Ephrath. your land for Pharaoh : lo, bereis feed for the same is Bethlehem. yeu, and ye thall low the land.

8. And Ifracl beheld Josephs fons, and And it shall come to pass in the in- said, Who are thele? creare that you fhall give the fifth part And Joseph said unto his father, They linto Pharaoh : and tour parts ihall be your are my sons, whom God hath given me in Own for feed of the treld, and for your this place : And he said,Bring them, I pray tood, and for them:of your housholds, and thee, unto me, and I will bless them. for food for your little ones.

10 ( Now the eyes of Ifrael were dim for And they said, Thou hast saved our age, so that he could not fee : ) And he lives: let us find grace in the light of my brought them ncar unto him and he killed lord. and we will be Pharaohs servants. them. and embraced them. 16 And Toleph made it a law over the

And Israel said unto Jofeph. I h Jand of Egypt unto this day, that Pharaob not thought to see thy face : and lo, God Should have the fifth part ; except the land hath Thewed me allo thy feed. of the priests only wbicb became not 12 And Joreph brought them out from Pharaobs.

between his knees, and he bowed himself 2 And Ifrael dwelt in the land of with his face to the earth. Egypt, in the country of Goshen; and they 13 And Joseph took them both, Ephraim had poffeflions therein, and grew, and in his right hand towards Ifiaels Jeti hand, Rultiplied exceedingly.

& Manaffeh in bis left hand towards Ifraels 28 'And Jacob lived in the land of Egypt right hand,& brought them near unto him, seventeen years : fo the whole age of Jacobs And Ifraelstretched out his right hand; was an hundred fowity and seven years, and laid it upon Ephraims head, who was

19 And the time drew nigh that Ifrael the younger; and his left hand upon Mamult die : and he called his son Jofeph, and naslehs head, guiding his hands wittingly: faid unto him, If now I have found grace for Manaffeh was the first born, in thy fight put, I pray thee, thy hand under 15 9 And he blefled bofeph, and said, my thigh, and deal kindly and truly with God, before whom xuy fathers Abraham me; bury me not, I pray thee, in Egypt: and Ifaac did walk, the God which fed me

30 But I will lie with my fathers, and all my life long unto this day. thou shalt carry me out of Egypt, and bury16 The Angel, which redeemed me from me in their burying place. And he said, all evil blets the Jads : and let my name be I will do as thou halt said.

named op them, and the name of my fa. 31 And he said, Swear unto me : Add be thers Abraham & Ilaac: and let them grow I ware uáto him. And Ifracl bowed him into a multitude in the midlt of the eart. ieli upon the beds head,

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