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made a feast unto all his fer-corn came up upon one stalk,
vants: and he lifted up the rank and good.
head of the chief butler and 6 And behold, seven thin
of the chief baker among his ears, and blasted with the

eaft-wind, sprung up after
21 And he restored the them.
chief butler unto his butler 7

And the seven thin ears ship again : and he gave the devoured the seven rank and cup into Pharaoh's hand.

full ears: and Pharaoh awoke, 22 But he hanged the and behold, it was a dream. chief baker: as Joseph had 8 And it came to pass in interpreted to them. the morning that his spirit

23 Yet did not the chief was troubled : and he sent butler reinember Joleph, but and called for all the magiforgat him.

cians of Egypt, and all the

wise men thereof: and PhaCHAP. XLI.

raoh told them his dream; ND it came to pass at but there was none that

the end of two full could interpret them unto years, that Pharaoh dreamed, Pharaoh. and behold, he stood by the 9 Then spake the chief river.

butler unto Pharaoh, saying, 2 And behold, there came I do remember my faults up out of the river feven this day. well-favoured kine, and fat 10 Pharaoh was wroth Aeshed : and they fed in a with his servants, and put meadow.

me in ward in the captain of 3 And behold, seven other the guard's house, both me, kine came up after them out and the chief baker. of the river, ill-favoured and IL And we dreamed a lean-fleshed: and stood by dream in one night, I and the other kine upon the brink he, we dreamed each man of the river.

according to the interpreta4 And the ill-favoured and tion of his dream. Jean-fleshed kine did eat up 12 And there was there the seven well-favoured and with us a young man, an fat kine. So Pharaoh awoke. Hebrew, fervant to the cap

5 And he slept, and tain of the guard : and we dreamed the second time, told him, and he interpreted and behold, seven ears of to us our dreams; to each


man according to his dream 20 And the lean and the he did interpret.

ill-favoured kine did eat up 13 And it came to pass, the first seven fat kine. as he interpreted to us, so it 21 And when they had was: me he restored unto eaten them up, it could not mine office, and him he be known that they had hanged.

eaten them; but they were 14 Then Pharaoh fent till ill-favoured, as at the and called Joseph, and they beginning. So I awoke. brought him hastily out of 22 And I saw in my dream, the dungeon; and he shaved and behold, seven ears came bimself, and changed his rai-up in one ftalk, full and ment, and came in unto good. Pharaoh.

23 And behold, seven ears, 15 And Pharaoh faid unto withered, thin, and blasted Joseph, I have dreamed a with the east-wind, sprung dream, and there is none that up after them. can interpret it: and I have

24. And the thin ears deheard say of thee, that thou voured the seven good ears: canst understand a dream to and I told this unto the mainterpret it.

gicians; but there was none 16 And Joseph answered that could declare it unto Pharaoh, saying, It is not in me. me; God shall give Pharaoh 25 And Joseph said unto an answer of peace.

Pharaoh, the dream of Pha17 And Pharaoh said unto raoh is one: God hath shewed Jofeph, In my dream, be- Pharaoh what he is about to hold, I stood upon the bank do. of the river.

26 The seven good kine 18 And behold, there came are seven years; and the leup out of the river seven ven good ears are seven kine, fat-feshed and well- years; the dream is one. favoured; and they fed in a 27 And the seven thin and meadow.

ill-favoured kine that came 19 And behold, seven up after them, are seven oner kine came

years :

and the feyen empty them, poor and very ill-fa- ears blasted with the eastvoured, and lean-fleshed, wind, shall be seven years of such as I never saw in all the famine. land of Egypt for badness. 28 This is the thing which

I have spoken unto Pharaoh. ( for store to the land against What God is about to do, the seven years of famine, be fheweth unto Pharaoh. which shall be in the land of

29 Behold, there come fe- Egypt; that the land perish ven years of great plenty not through the famine. throughout all the land of

37 And the thing was Egypt.

good in the eyes of Pharaoh, 30 And there shall arise and in the eyes of all his after them seven years of fa- servants, mine; and all the plenty shall 38 q And Pharaoh said be forgotten in the land of unto his fervants, Can we Egypt: and the famine shall find such a one as this is, a consume the land.

man in whom the Spirit of 31 And the plenty shall God is? not be known in the land, 39 And Pharaoh said unto by reason of that farnine fol- Jofeph, Foralmuch as God lowing: for it shall be very hath shewed thee all this; grievous,

there is none so discreet and 32 And for that the dream wise as thou art : was doubled unto Pharaoh 40 Thou shalt be over my twice; it is because the thing house, and according unto is established by God, and God thy word fhall all my people will shortly bring it to pass, be ruled; only in the throne

33 4. Now therefore let will I be greater than thou. Pharaoh look out a man dil 41 And Pharaoh said unto creet and wise, and set him Jofeph, See, I have let thee over the land of Egypt, over all the land of Egypt.

34 Let Pharaoh do this, 4.2 And Pharaoh took off and let him appoint officers his ring from his hand, and over the land, and take up put it upon Joseph's hand, the fifth part of the land of and arrayed him in vestures Egypt in the seven plenteous of fine linen, and put a gold years.

chain about his neck. 35 And let them gather 43 And he made him to all the food of those good ride in the second chariot years that come, and lay up which he had ; and they cried corn under the hand of Pha- before him, Bow the knee ; raoh, and let them keep food and he made him ruler over in the cities.

all the land of Egypt. 36 And that food shall be 44 And Pharaoh said unto


Joseph, I an Pharaoh, and 51 And Joseph called the without thee shall no man name of the first-born Malift up his hand or foot in all nasseh : for God, said hen the land of Egypt.

hath made me forget all my 45 And Pharaoh called toil, and all my father's Joseph's name Zaphnath-house. paaneah: and he gave him 52 And the name of the to wife Afenath the daugh- second called he Ephraim: ter of Poti-pkerah priest of for God hath caused me to On. And Joseph went out be fruitful in the land of my over all the land of Egypt. affliction.

46 And Jofeph was thirty 53 And the seven years years old when he ftood be- of plenteousness that was in fore Pharaoh king of Egypt: the land of Egypt were and Jofeph went out from ended. the presence of Pharaoh, and 54 And the seven years went throughout all the land of dearth began to come, act of Egypt.

cording as Joseph had said ; 47 And in the seven plen- and the dearth was in all teous years the earth brought lands; but in all the land of forth by handfuls..

Egypt there was bread. 48 And he gathered up all 55 And when all the land the food of the seven years of Egypt was familhed, the which were in the land of people cried to Pharaoh for Egypt, and laid up the food bread: and Pharaoh faid unto in the cities : the food of the all the Egyptians, Go unto held which was round about Joseph ; what he faith to every city laid he up in the you; do. fame.

50 And the famine was 49 And Joseph gathered over all the face of the earth. corn as the sand of the fea, And Joseph opened all the very much, until he left store-houses, and sold unto numbering : for it was with the Egyptians, and the faout number.

mine waxed fore in the land 50 And unto Joseph of Egypt. were born two sons before 57 And all countries canie the years of famine came: into Egypt to Jofeph for to which Asenath the daughter buy corn; because that the of Poti-pherah priest of On, famine was fo fore in all bare unto him,




upon another?

and they said, From the land CHAP. XLII.

of Canaan to buy food. OW when Jacob faw 8 And: Joseph knew his

that there was corn in brethren, but they knew not Egypt, Jacob faid unto his him. fons, Why do ye look one 9 And Joseph remem

bered the dreams which he 2 And he said, Behold, I dreamed of them, and said have heard that there is corn unto them, Ye are spies; to in Egypt; get ye down thi- see the nakedness of the land ther, and buy for us from ye are come. thence, that we may live, 10 And they said unto and not die.

him, Nay, my lord, but to 3. And Joseph's ten bre-| buy food are thy servants thren went down to buy come. corn in Egypt.

11 We are all one man's 4

But Benjamin, Joseph's fons; we are true men, thy brother, Jacob sent not with servants are no spies. his brethren ; for he said, 12 And he said unto them, Left peradventure mischief Nay, but to see the nakedbefal him.

neis of the land

ye 5 And the sons of Israel 13 And they said, Thy came to buy corn anong servants are twelve brethren, those that came : for the fa- the sons of one man in the mine was in the land of land of Canaan; and behold, Canaan.

the youngest is this day with 6 q And Joseph was the our father, and one is not. governor over the land, and 14 And Joseph faid unto he it was that sold to all the them, That is it that I fpake people of the land: and Jo. unto you, saying, Ye are feph's brethren came and spies. bowed down themselves be 15 Hereby ye shall be fore him, with their faces to proved: by the life of Phathe earth.

raoh, ye shall not go forth 7 And Joseph saw his hence, except your youngest brethren, and he knew them, brother come hither. but made himself strange 16 Send one of you, and unto them, and spake roughly let him fetch your brother, unto them; and he said unto and ye shall be kept in prithem, Whence come ye? son, that your words may be


are come.

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