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father loveth him.' 15 And Jofeph faid unto 21 And thou faidst unto them, What deed is this that thy servants, Bring him down ye have done ? wot ye not unto me,

that I

set mine that such a man as I can cer- eyes upon

him, tainly divine?

22 And we said unto my 16 And Judah said, What lord; The lad cannot leave Thall we say unto my lord ? his father : for if he should what shall we speak ? or how leave his father, his father shall we clear ourselves ? would die. God hath found out the 23 And thou faidst urto iniquity of thy servants : be- thy servants, Except your hold, we are my lord's ser- youngest brother come down vants, both we, and he also, with you, ye shall see my face with whom the cup is found.

24 And it came to pass, 17 And he said, God for when we came up unto thy bid that I should do fo; but servant my father, we told the man in whose hand the him the words of my lord. cup is found, he shall be my 25 And our father said, servant ; and as for you, get Go again, and buy us a little you up in peace unto your food. father.

26 And we said, Wecan18 Then Judah came not go down : if our youngnear unto him, and faids est brother be with us, then Oh, my lord, let thy fervant, will we go down : for we may I pray thee, speak a word in not see the man's face except my lord's ears, and let not our youngest brother be with thine anger burn against thy us. servant: for thou art even as 27 And thy servant my fan Pharaoh.

ther said unto us, Ye know 19 My lord asked his fet-that


wife bere me two vants, saying, Have ye a fa- fons : ther, or a brother?

28 And the one went out 20 And we said unto my from mez and I faid, Surely lord, We have a father, an he is torn to pieces ; and I old man,

and a child of his faw him not fince: old little

one ;
and his


And if take this allo brother is dead, and he alone from me, and mischief befal is left of his mother, and his him, ye thall bring down my

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hairs with sorrow to the himself known unto his grave.

brethren. 30 Now therefore when 2 And he wept aloud : I come to thy servant my and the Egyptians and the father, and the lad be not house of Pharaoh heard. with us; (seeing that his life 3 And Joseph said unto is bound up in the lad's his brethren, I am Joseph ; life :)

doth my father yet live? and 31 It shall come to pass, his brethren could not anwhen he feeth that the lad is swer him : for they were not with us, that he will die; troubled at his presence. and thy servants shall bring 4 And Joseph said unto down the grey hairs of thy his brethren, Come near to fervant our father with for- me, I pray you; and they row to the grave.

came near : and he said I am 32 For thy servant became Joseph your brother, whom surety for the lad unto my ye sold into Egypt. father, saying, If I bring him 5 Now therefore be not not unto thee, then I shall grieved, nor angry

with bear the blame to my father yourselves, that ye sold me

hither; for God did send me 33 Now therefore I pray before you to preserve life. thee, let thy fervant abide

6 For these two years

hath instead of the lad, a bondman the famine been in the land : to my lord, and let the lad and yet there are five years, go up with his brethren.

in the which there mall nei34. For how shall I go up ther be earing 'nor harvest. to my father, and the lad be

7 And God sent me before not with me ? left peradven- you to preserve you a pofteture I see the evil that shall srity in the earth, and to favę come on my father. your lives by a great deliveCHAP. XLV.

8 So now it was not you

that fent me hither, but God; HEN Joseph could and he hath made me a father

not refrain himself be- to Pharaoh, and lord of fore all them that stood by all his house, and a ruler him: and he cried, Cause throughout all the land of every man to go out from Egypt. me: and there stood no man 99 Haste ye, and go up with him, while Joseph made to my father, and say unto

for ever.





him, Thus faith thy fon Jo-Pharaoh well, and his ferseph, God hath made me lord of all Egypt: come down 17 And Pharaoh faid unto unto me, tarry not.

Joseph, Say unto thy breth10 And thou shalt dwell

This do lade

your in the land of Gothen, and beasts, and go, get ye into the thou shalt be near unto me, land of Canaan ; thou and thy children, and 18 And take your father, thy children's children, and and your housholds, and thy flocks, and thy herds, come unto me, and I will and all that thou haft. give you the good of the

11 And there will I nou- land of Egypt, and ye shall rith thee: (for yet there are eat the fat of the land. five years of famine ;) left 19 Now thou art comthou and thy houfhold, and manded, this do ye ; take ye all that thou hast come to waggons out of the land of poverty.

Egypt for your little ones, 12 And behold, your eyes and for your wives, and see, and the eyes of my bro- bring your father, and come.

. ther Benjamin, that it is my 20 Alfo regard not your mouth that speaketh unto stuff, for the good of all the you.

land of Egypt is yours. 13 And ye shall teli 21 And the children of father of all my glory in Ifrael did so: and Joseph gave Egypt, and of all that ye them waggons according to have seen: and ye shall haste, the commandment of Phaand bring down my father raoh, and gave them provihither.

fion for the way: 14 And he fell upon his 22. To all of them he gave brother Benjamin's neck, each 'man changes of raiand wept; and Benjamin ment: but to Benjamin he wept upon his neck.

gave three hundred pieces of 15 Moreover he kissed all lilver, and five changes of his brethren, and wept upon raiment. them: and after that his 23 And to his father he brethren talked with him. fent after this manner; ten

16 And the fame thereof affes laden with the good was heard in Pharaoh's things of Egypt, and ten the house, saying, Joseph's breth- asles laden with corn and ren are come: and it pleased bread and meat for his father


by the way.

the God of thy father : fear 24 So he sent his breth- not to go down into Egypt, ren away, and they departed: for I will there make of thee and he said unto them, See a great nation. that

ye fall not. out by the 4 I will go down with thee way.

into Egypt; and I will also 25 And they went up surely bring thee up again : out of Egypt, and came into and Joseph Thall put his hand the land of Canaan unto Ja- upon thine eyes. cob their father,

5 q And Jacob rose up 26 And told him, faying, from Beer-sheba: and the Joseph is yet alive, and he is fons of Israel carried Jacob governor over all the land of their father, and their little Egypt. And Jacob's heart ones, and their wives, in the fainted, for he believed them waggons which Pharaoh had not.

sent to carry him. 27 And they told him all 6 And they took their the words of Joseph which cattle, and their goods which he had said unto them: and they had gotten in the land of when he saw the waggons Canaan, and

into which Joseph had sent to Egypt, Jacob, and all his carry him, the spirit of Ja- feed with him. cob their father revived. 7 His sons, and his sons

28 And Ifrael said, It is fons with him, his daughenough ; Joseph my son is ters and his fons daughters, yet alive; I will go and fee and all his seed brought he him before I die.

with him into Egypt.

28 q And he sent Judah CHAP. XLVI.

before him unto Joseph, to ND Ifrael took his direct his face unto Gothen:

and they came the land he had, and came to Beer- of Goshen. sheba, and offered sacrifices 29 And Joseph made ready unto the God of his father his chariot, and went up to Ifaac.

meet Israel his father, to 2 And God spake unto Goshen; and presented him, Ifrael in the visions of the self unto him: and he fell on night, and said, Jacob, Jacob; his neck, and wept on his and he said, here am I. neck a good while. 3 And he said, I am God, 30 And Israel said unto



A journey with

all that are these face into Gheland

come unto me:

Joseph, Now let me die, his brethren, even five men, since I have seen thy face, and presented them unto Phabecause thou art yet alive. raoh.

31 And Joseph said unto 3 And Pharaoh said unto his brethren, and unto his his brethren, What is your father's house, I will go up, occupation ? and they faid and shew Pharaoh, and say unto Pharaoh, Thy servants unto him, My brethren, and are shepherds, both we, and my father's house, which were also our fathers. in the land of Canaan, are 4 They said moreover un

to Pharaoh, For to fojourn 32 And the men are shep- in the land are we come ; herds; for their trade hath for thy servants have no been to feed cattle: and they pasture for their flocks ; for have brought their flocks, the famine is fore in the land and their herds, and all that of Canaan: now therefore, they have.

we pray thee, let thy fervants 33 And it shall come to dwell in the land of Goihen. pass when Pharaoh shall call 5 And Pharaoh spake unto you, and shall say, What is Joseph, saying, Thy father, your occupation ?

and thy brethren, are come 34 That ye shall say, Thy unto thee : fervants trade hath been about 6 The land of Egypt is cattle, from our youth even before thee : In the best of until now, both we, and also the land make thy father and our fathers : that ye may brethren to dwell ; in the dwell in the land of Goshen; land of Gothen let them for every shepherd is an abo-dwell : and if thou knowest mination unto the Egyptians. any men of activity amongst

them, then make them rulers CHAP, XLVII.

over my

cattle. HEN Joseph came and 74 And Joseph brought

told Pharaoh ; and said, in Jacob his father, and set My father, and my brethren, him before Pharaoh : and and their pocks, and their Jacob blessed Pharaoh. herds, and all that they have, 8 And Pharaoh said unto are come out of the land of Jacob, How old art thou? Canaan : and behold, they

9 And Jacob said unto are in the land of Goshen. Pharaoh, The days of the

2 And he took some of years of my pilgrimage are

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