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The number of his family.


Joseph meeteth his father.

i ch. 29. 29.

I Deut. 26. 5.
Josh. 24. 4.
Ps. 105. 23.
Is. 52. 4.

him :

ch. 35. 11.

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m Ex. 1. 1. & 6. 14.

See Acts 7.14.

n Num. 26. 5. 1 Chr. 5. 1.

m ch. 31. 21.

0 Ex. 6. 15.

1 Chr. 4. 24. ll Or, Nemuel.

1 Chr. 4. 24.

o So ch. 45. 14.

p 1 Chr. 6.

16. 91 Chr. 2. 3. & 4. 21.


p So Luke 2. 29, 30.

sch. 38. 29. 1 Chr. 2. 5.

B. C. 1706. 6 And they took their cattle, and which Laban gave unto Rachel his B. C. 1706.

their goods, which they had gotten in daughter, and she bare these unto Ja-
the land of Canaan, and came into cob: all the souls were seven.
Egypt, 'Jacob, and all his seed with 26 All the souls that came with k Ex. 1.5.

Jacob into Egypt, which came out of
7 His sons, and his sons' sons with his + loins, besides Jacob's sons' wives, + Hebthigh,
him, his daughters, and his sons' all the souls were threescore and six;
daughters, and all his seed brought 27 And the sons of Joseph, which
he with him into Egypt.

were borne him in Egypt, were two 8 And m these are the names of the souls: 'all the souls of the house of 1 Deut. 10. 22. children of Israel, which came into Jacob, which came into Egypt, were Egypt, Jacob and his sons : n Reuben, threescore and ten. Jacob's firstborn.

28 | And he sent Judah before him 9 And the sons of Reuben ; Hanoch, unto Joseph, m to direct his face unto and Phallu, and Hezron, and Carmi. Goshen ; and they came ninto the nch. 47. 1.

10 | And othe sons of Simeon; 11 Je- land of Goshen.

muel, and Jamin, and Ohad, and 29 And Joseph made ready his char|| Or, Jarib.

II Jachin, and l Zohar, and Shaul the iot, and went up to meet Israel his ll Or, Zerah, son of a Canaanitish woman.

father, to Goshen, and presented him|| Or, Gershom. 11 | And the sons of P Levi ; || Ger- self unto him; and he fell on his

shon, Kohath, and Merari.

neck, and wept on his neck a good
12 | And the sons of 9 Judah ; Er, while.

and Onan, and Shelah, and Pharez, 30 And Israel said unto Joseph, I ch. 38. 3, 7,

and Zarah : but 'Er and Onan died in P Now let me die, since I have seen
the land of Canaan. And the sons of thy face, because thou art yet alive.
Pharez were Hezron and Hamul. 31 And Joseph said unto his breth-

13 9 + And the sons of Issachar; Tola, ren, and unto his father's house, 9 I 9 ch. 47. 1. | Or, Puah, and || Phuvah, and Job, and Shimron. will go up, and shew Pharaoh, and

14 | And the sons of Zebulun ; Se- say unto him, My brethren, and my
red, and Elon, and Jahleel.

father's house, which were in the land
15 These be the sons of Leah, which of Canaan, are come unto me;
she bare unto Jacob in Padan-aram, 32 And the men are shepherds, for
with his daughter Dinah : all the souls + their trade hath been to feed cattle ; Heb. they

are men of of his sons and his daughters were and they have brought their flocks, u Num. 26. 15, thirty and three.

and their herds, and all that they 16 † And the sons of Gad; u Ziphion, have. Zephon. || Or, Ozni. and Haggi, Shuni, and l Ezbon, Eri, 33 And it shall come to pass, when || Or, Arod. and | Arodi, and Areli.

Pharaoh shall call you, and shall say, 17 1 And the sons of Asher; Jim- "What is your occupation ?

rch. 47.2, 3.
nah, and Ishuah, and Isui, and Beriah, 34 That ye shall say, Thy servants'
and Serah their sister: and the sons s trade hath been about cattle + from sver. 32.
of Beriah ; Heber, and Malchiel. our youth even until now, both we,

18 y These are the sons of Zilpah, and also our fathers : that ye may
z whom Laban gave to Leah his daugh- dwell in the land of Goshen; for ev-

and these she bare unto Jacob, ery shepherd is van abomination unto uch. 43.32 even sixteen souls.

the Egyptians.
19 The sons of Rachel a Jacob's wife;
Joseph, and Benjamin.

20 T ÞAnd unto Joseph in the land Joseph presenteth five of his brethren, 7 and his father,

before Pharaoh. 11 He giveth them habitation and
of Egypt were born Manasseh and

maintenance. 13 He obtaineth all the Egyptians' Ephraim, which Asenath the daughter money, 16 their cattle, 18 and their lands for Pha

raoh.22 The priests' land was not bought. 23 He Il Or, prince. of Poti-pherah Il priest of On bare unto

letteth out the land for a fifth part. 28 Jacob's age. him.

29 He sweareth Joseph to bury him with his fathers,

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BelahBecher, and Ashbel, Gera,

and said, My father and my and Naaman, d Ehi, and Rosh, e Mup- brethren, and their flocks, and their || Hupham, pim, and || Huppim, and Ard.

herds, and all that they have, are 22 These are the sons of Rachel, come out of the land of Canaan; and, e Numa 20. 39, which were born to Jacob: all the behold, they are in the land of Go- 1 ch.45. 10. & 1 Chr. 7. 12, souls were fourteen.

23 | And the sons of Dan; 11 Hu- 2 And he took some of his brethren,
|| Or, Shuhan,

even five men, and presented them
24 | And the sons of Naphtali ; unto Pharaoh.
Jahzeel, and Guni, and Jezer, and 3 And Pharaoh said unto his breth-

ren, d What is your occupation ? And a ch. 46. 33. 1 ch. 30. 5, 7. 25 h These are the sons of Bilhah, | they said unto Pharaoh, Thy serv


C Acts 7. 13.

Num. 26. 42. fi Chr. 7. 12. 61 Chr. 7. 13.

e ch. 46. 34.

Jacob presented to Pharaoh.


Distress of the Egyptians.


f ch. 15. 13. Deut. 26. 5.

geh. 43. 1. Acts 7. 11.


u Ezra 7. 24.

ch. 41. 45.
2 Sam, 8. 18.

B. C. 1706. ants are shepherds, both we, and also the flocks, and for the cattle of the B. C. 1702.

1 our fathers.

herds, and for the asses; and he + fed 4 They said moreover unto Pharaoh, them with bread for all their cattle Heb. led For to sojourn in the land are we for that year. come; for thy servants have no pas- 18 When that year was ended, they ture for their flocks ; & for the famine came unto him the second year, and is sore in the land of Canaan : now said unto him, We will not hide it therefore, we pray thee, let thy serv- from my lord, how that our money is ants hdwell in the land of Goshen.

spent; my lord also hath our herds
5 And Pharaoh spake unto Joseph, of cattle; there is not aught left in
saying, Thy father and thy brethren the sight of my lord, but our bodies,
are come unto thee:

and our lands :
6 i The land of Egypt is before thee; 19 Wherefore shall we die before
in the best of the land make thy fa- thine eyes, both we and our land ?
ther and brethren to dwell; kin the buy us and our land for bread, and
land of Goshen let them dwell: and we and our land will be servants unto
if thou knowest any men of activity Pharaoh : and give us seed, that we
among them, then make them rulers may live, and not die, that the land
over my cattle.

be not desolate.
7 And Joseph brought in Jacob his 20 And Joseph bought all the land
father, and set him before Pharaoh : of Egypt for Pharaoh ; for the Egyp-
and Jacob blessed Pharaoh.

tians sold every man his field, because 8 And Pharaoh said unto Jacob, the famine prevailed over them: so † Heb. How + How old art thou ?

the land became Pharaoh's. 9 And Jacob said unto Pharaoh, days of the

21 And as for the people, he reyears of thy The days of the years of my pilgrim- moved them to cities from one end of

age are a hundred and thirty years: the borders of Egypt even to the other Heb. 11.9,13. m few and evil have the days of the end thereof. n ch. 25.7. & years of my life been, and have not

22 u Only the land of the 1 priests 10r, princes, sh, 25. 7. & attained unto the days of the years of bought he not; for the priests had

the life of my fathers in the days of a portion assigned them of Pharaoh,
their pilgrimage.

and did eat their portion which Pha-
10 And Jacob oblessed Pharaoh, and raoh gave them : wherefore they sold
went out from before Pharaoh.

not their lands.
11 | And Joseph placed his father 23 Then Joseph said unto the peo-
and his brethren, and gave them a ple, Behold, I have bought you this

possession in the land of Egypt, in the day and your land for Pharaoh : lo, p Ex. 1. 11. & | best of the land, in the land of PRa- here is seed for you, and ye shall sow

meses, 9as Pharaoh had commanded. the land.

12 And Joseph nourished his father, 24 And it shall come to pass in the

and his brethren, and all his father's increase, that ye shall give the fifth U or, as a lit- household, with bread, ll according to part unto Pharaoh, and four parts tle' child is their families.

shall be your own, for seed of the
13 9 And there was no bread in all field, and for your food, and for them
the land; for the famine was very of your households, and for food for
sore, " so that the land of Egypt and your little ones.
all the land of Canaan fainted by rea- 25 And they said, Thou hast saved
son of the famine.

our lives : * let us find grace in the *ch. 33. 15.
14 And Joseph gathered up all the sight of my lord, and we will be Pha-
money that was found in the land of raoh's servants.
Egypt, and in the land of Canaan, for 26 And Joseph made it a law over
the corn which they bought: and the land of Egypt unto this day, that
Joseph brought the money into Pha- Pharaoh should have the fifth part; y ver. 22.
raoh's house.
Y except the land of the priests only, or, princes

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15 And when money failed in the which became not Pharaoh's.
land of Egypt, and in the land of 27 | And Israel z dwelt in the land
Canaan, all the Egyptians came unto of Egypt, in the country of Goshen;

Joseph, and said, Give us bread: for and they had possessions therein, and
t why should we die in thy presence ? | a grew, and multiplied exceedingly.
for the money faileth.

28 And Jacob lived in the land of 16 And Joseph said, Give your cattle; Egypt seventeen years: so † the whole Heb, the days

of the years and I will give you for your cattle, if age of Jacob was a hundred forty and

seven years. 17 And they brought their cattle 29 And the time bdrew nigh that unto Joseph : and Joseph gave them Israel must die: and he called his son 1 Kings 2. 1. bread in exchange for horses, and for Joseph, and said unto him, If now I


z ver. 11.

a ch. 46. 3.

of his life. See ver. 9.

money fail.

b So Deut. 31. 14.

Joseph visiteth his sick father.


Jacob blesseth Joseph's sons.

c ch. 24 2.

b ch. 27. 27.

d ch. 24. 49.

e So ch. 50. 25.

f 2 Sam. 19. 37.

& ch. 49. 29. & 50.5, 13.

h ch. 48. 2.

Heb. 11. 21.



mch. 17. 1. & 24. 40.

n ch. 28. 15. &
31. 11, 13, 24.
Ps. 34. 22. &
121. 7.
0 Am. 9. 12.
Acts 15. 17.

a ch. 28. 13,

B. C. 1689. have found grace in thy sight, put, And he brought them near unto him; | B. C. 1689.

I pray thee, thy hand under my and hhe kissed them, and embraced
thigh, and ddeal kindly and truly them.
with me; e bury me not, I pray thee, 11 And Israel said unto Joseph, I ich. 45. 26.
in Egypt :

had not thought to see thy face:
30 But I will lie with my fathers, and, lo, God hath shewed me also
and thou shalt carry me out of Egypt, thy seed.
and 5 bury me in their buryingplace. 12 And Joseph brought them out
And he said, I will do as thou hast from between his knees, and he

bowed himself with his face to the
31 And he said, Swear unto me.

And he sware unto him. And h Is- 13 And Joseph took them both,
1 Kings 1.47.

rael bowed himself upon the bed's Ephraim in his right hand toward

Israel's left hand, and Manasseh in

his left hand toward Israel's right

hand, and brought them. near unto
Joseph with his sons visiteth his sick father. 2 Jacob him.
strengtheneth himself to bless them. 3 He repeateth
the promise. 5 He taketh Ephraim and Manasseh 14 And Israel stretched out his right
as his own. 7 He telleth Joseph of his mother's hand, and laid it upon Ephraim's
He preferreth the younger before the elder. 21 He head, who was the younger, and his
prophesieth their return to Canaan.

left hand upon Manasseh's head,
ND it came to pass after these guiding his hands wittingly; for Ma- * ver. 19.

Behold, thy father is sick: and he 15 | And 'he blessed Joseph, and 1 Heb. 11. 21.
took with him his two sons, Manas- said, God, m before whom my fathers
seh and Ephraim.

Abraham and Isaac did walk, the
2 And one told Jacob, and said, Be- God which fed me all my life long
hold, thy son Joseph cometh unto unto this day,
thee: and Israel strengthened him- 16 The Angel which redeemed me
self, and sat upon the bed.

from all evil, bless the lads; and let
3 And Jacob said unto Joseph, God my name be named on them, and

Almighty appeared unto me at a Luz the name of my fathers Abraham 19. & 35. 6, 9, in the land of Canaan, and blessed and Isaac; and let them grow into Heb. as me,

a multitude in the midst of the
4 And said unto me, Behold, I will earth.
make thee fruitful, and multiply thee, 17 And when Joseph saw that his
and I will make of thee a multitude father Plaid his right hand upon the p ver. 14.
of people; and will give this land to head of Ephraim, it I displeased him : | Or, was evii
thy seed after thee for an everlasting and he held up his father's hand, to

remove it from Ephraim's head unto
5 And now thy two sons, Ephraim Manasseh's head.
and Manasseh, which were born unto 18 And Joseph said unto his father,
thee in the land of Egypt, before I Not so, my father: for this is the
came unto thee into Egypt, are mine; firstborn ; put thy right hand upon
as Reuben and Simeon, they shall be his head.

19 And his father refused, and said,
6 And thy issue, which thou beget- 'I know it, my son, I know it: heq ver. 14.
test after them, shall be thine, and also shall become a people, and he
shall be called after the name of their also shall be great: but truly "his
brethren in their inheritance.

younger brother shall be greater than 7 And as for me, when I came from he, and his seed shall become a t mul- + Heb.fulness. d ch. 35. 9, 16, Padan, a Rachel died by me in the titude of nations.

land of Canaan in the way, when yet 20 And he blessed them that day,
there was but a little way to come saying, *In thee shall Israel bless,
unto Ephrath : and I buried her there saying, God make thee as Ephraim
in the way of Ephrath; the same is and as Manasseh : and he set Ephra-

im before Manasseh.
8 And Israel beheld Joseph's sons, 21 And Israel said unto Joseph, Be-
and said, Who are these?

hold, I die; but God shall be with t ch. 46. 4. & 9 And Joseph said unto his father, you, and bring you again unto the e So ch. 33. 5. They are my sons, whom God hath land of your fathers.

given me in this place. And he said, 22 Moreover uI have given to thee u Josh. 24. 32.
Bring them, I pray thee, unto me, one portion above thy brethren, which
and fI will bless them.

I took out of the hand *of the Amo- ch. 15. 16. & | Heb. heuvy, 10 Now 5 the eyes of Israel were rite with my sword and with my

Josh. 17. 14, + dim for age, so that he could not see. | bow.


fishes do
See Num. 26.
34, 37.

in his eyes,

b ch. 17. 8.

ch. 28. 8.

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declarations to his sons.

a Deut. 33. 1. Amos 3. 7.

arrow snake.

his burial. 33 His death.

b Deut. 4. 30. Num. 24. 14. Is. 2. 2. & 39. 6. Jer. 23. 20.

119, 166, 174. Is. 25. 9. k Deut. 33. 20. 1 Chr. 5. 18.

Josh. 19. 24.

Acts 2. 17. Heb. 1. 2. cPs. 34. 11. d ch. 29. 32.

Ps. 78. 51. fi Chr. 5. 1. g ch. 35. 22. Deut. 27. 20. 1 Chr. 5. 1.

m Deut. 33.23.

| Heb. do not thou excel.


is gone.

28. & 39. 20. & 42. 21. Ps. 118. 13. o Job 29. 20. Ps. 37. 15.



violence, i Prov, 18. 9. k c. 34. 25.

9 ch. 45. 11. &

47.12. & 50.21. r Ps. 80. 1. s Is. 28. 16. t ch. 28. 13, 21. & 35, 3. & 43. 23. uch. 17. 1. & 35. 11.


m Ps. 26. 9.

n Ps. 16. 9.&

30.12. & 57.8. och. 34, 20.

21.5, 6, 7.

B. C. 1689.

way, + an adder in the path, that biteth | B. C. 1689. Jacob calleth his sons before him. 3 He foretelleth the horse's heels, so that his rider

+ Heb. an blesseth them. 29 His charge to them concerning shall fall backward.

18 I i have waited for thy salvation, i P8. 25. 5. & ND Jacob called unto his sons, O Lord.

and said, Gather yourselves to- 19 T * Gad, a troop shall overcome Dan. 2. 28, 29.gether, that I may a tell you that which him: but he shall overcome at the

shall befall you bin the last days. last.

2 Gather yourselves together, and 20 T Out of Asher his bread shall | 1 Deut. 33. 24.

hear, ye sons of Jacob; and hearken be fat, and he shall yield royal daine Deut. 21. 17. unto Israel your father.

3 Reuben, thou art d my firstborn, 21 I m Naphtali is a hind let loose :
my might, e and the beginning of my he giveth goodly words.
strength, the excellency of dignity, 22 | Joseph is a fruitful bough, even
and the excellency of power : a fruitful bough by a well; whose
4 Unstable as water, ft thou shalt not | + branches run over the wall :

† Heb. daughexcel; because thou s wentest up to 23 The archers have sorely grieved n ch. 37. 4, 24,

thy father's bed; then defiledst thou him, and shot at him, and hated Hl Or, my couch it: ll he went up to my couch.

him : h ch. 29.33, 34.

5 T h Simeon and Levi are i brethren; 24 But his bow abode in strength, # Or,, their || k instruments of cruelty are in their and the arms of his hands were made weapons of habitations.

strong by the hands of P the mighty p Ps. 132. 2, 5. 6 O my soul, 'come not thou into God of Jacob; (4 from thence 'is the

their secret; munto their assembly, shepherd, s the stone of Israel ;) 1 Prov. 1.15,16. "mine honour, be not thou united: 25 Even by the God of thy father,

for 'in their anger they slew a man, who shall help thee; uand by the || Or, houghed and in their selfwill they II digged down Almighty, who shall bless thee with a wall.

blessings of heaven above, blessings Eph. 5. 11. 7 Cursed be their anger, for it was of the deep that lieth under, blessings Deut. 33. 13.

fierce; and their wrath, for it was of the breasts, and of the womb :

cruel : PI will divide them in Jacob, 26 The blessings of thy father have p Josh. 19. 1.& and scatter them in Israel. p

prevailed above the blessings of my 1 Chr. 4.24,39. 8 9 Judah, thou art he whom thy progenitors y unto the utmost bound Deut; 33. 15.

brethren shall praise : "thy hand shall of the everlasting hills : ? they shall
be in the neck of thine enemies ; ®thy be on the head of Joseph, and on the
father's children shall bow down be crown of the head of him that was
fore thee.

separate from his brethren. 9 Judah is ta lion's whelp: from the 27 | Benjamin shall a raven as a a Judg. 20, 21, u Num. 23. 24. prey, my son, thou art gone up: "he wolf: in the morning he shall devour Ez. 22. 25, 27.

stooped down, he couched as a lion, the prey, and at night he shall divide Num. 23. 24. and as an old lion; who shall rouse the spoil.

28 | All these are the twelve tribes Zech. 14.1,7. 10 The sceptre shall not depart of Israel: and this is it that their from Judah, nor y a lawgiver 2 from father spake unto them, and blessed between his feet, a until Shiloh come; them; every one according to his

band unto him shall the gathering of blessing he blessed them. z Deut. 28. 57. the people be.

29 And he charged them, and said 11 Binding his foal unto the vine, unto them, I am to be gathered unto and his ass's colt unto the choice vine; my people : d bury me with my fa

he washed his garments in wine, and thers e in the cave that is in the field Luke 1.32,33. his clothes in the blood of grapes : of Ephron the Hittite,

12 His deyes shall be red with wine, 30 In the cave that is in the field & 49. 6, 7, 22, and his teeth white with milk.

of Machpelah, which is before Mamre 13 1 * 7obulun shall dwell at the in the land of Canaan, f which Abra- ch. 23. 16. & 60.1,3,4,5. Hag. 2. 1.

haven of the sea ; and he shall be for ham bought with the field of Ephron

a haven of ships; and his border shall the Hittite for a possession of a buryC 2 Kings 18. be unto Zidon.

ingplace. 14 | Issachar is a strong ass couch- 31 5 There they buried Abraham and 5 ch. 23. 19. &

ing down between two burdens : e Deut. 33. 18,

Sarah his wife; - there they buried 1 ch. 35. 29. 15 And he saw that rest was good, Isaac and Rebekah his wife; and 10, 11.

and the land that it was pleasant; there I buried Leah. f 1 Sam. 10. 9. and bowed his shoulder to bear, and 32 The purchase of the field and of became a servant unto tribute.

the cave that is therein was from the 16 T & Dan shall judge his people, as children of Heth. Judg. 18.1,2. one of the tribes of Israel.

33 And when Jacob had made an h Judg. 18. 27. 17 h Dan shall be a serpent by the end of commanding his sons, he

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