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CHAP. XXXIX, XL. pre served him: and he made him overseer to Josepli's hand all the prisoners that were wer his hvuse, and all throt he had he put in the prison; and whatsoever they did there, into his land
he was the doer of it 5 And it came to pass, from the time that 23 The keeper of the prison looked not to he hal marle Sim overseer in his house, and any thing thai was under his hand; because over all that he had, that the Lord blessed the LORD was with him, and that which lie the Egyptian's kwase for Joseph's sake; and did, the Lord made it to prosper. file hlessing of the Lord was upon all that
CHAP. X.. be bail in the house, and in the field.
6 Aud he leti all that he had in Joseph's that the butler of the king of Egypt and hand; and he knew not ought he had, save his baker had offended dieir lord the king of tre bread which he did eat: and Joseph was Egypt. emaily pryson, ard well-favoured.
And Pharaoh was wrolk against two Oy ?! And it cuine to pass after these things, his officers, against the chief of the butlers, thit his master's wile cast her eyes upon Jo- and against the chief of the bakes. ber: and she said, Lie with me.
3 And he put them in ward in the bruse & Bill he refusel; and said unto his mas- of the captain of tbo guard, into the prison, ler's wife, Behold, my master wolleth not the place where Josephi uus hound. what is with me in the house, and he hath 4' and the captaiii of the guard clerged cominiited all that he hath to my hand: Joseph with them, and he served them; and
9 There is none greater in this louse than they continued a season in ward. 1; neither bath he kept back any thing from 5 And they dreamed a dream bec of me but thee, because thou art his wife: how them, each mai bis dream in one night, each then can I do this great wickedness, and sin man according to the interpretation of his yainst God?
dream, the butler and the baker of the king 10 And it came to pass, as she spake to Jo- of Egypt, which were bound in the prison. seph day by day, thai he hearkened not unto 6 And Joseph came in unto tlien in the her, to lie by her, or to he with lier. morning, and looked upon thieni, and, be
il And it came to pass about this time, hold, they were sac. that Joseph went into the house to do his bus 7 And he asked Pharaoh's officers that siness; and there was none of the men of the were with him in the ward of his lord's house, buuse there within.
saying, Wherefore look ye so saully to-day? 12 And she cauglit him by his garment, 8 And they said unto him, We liave dreainmaving, Lie with me: and he left his garmeni ed a dream, and there is no interpreter of it. 1 her hand, and Med, and got him out. And Joseph said unto them, Do not interpre.
13 And it came to pass, when she saw that cacions belong to God! tell me them, I pray De had lest liis garment in lier hand, and was you. fied forth,
9 And the chief butler told his Jream to 1. That she called unto the men of her Joseph, and said unto liin, In my dream, house, and spake unto them, saying, See, lie behold, a vine vas before me ; bath brought in au Hebrew unto us to mock 10 And in the vine vere iliree branches; Rs; he caire in unto me to lie with me, and and it uus as though it budded, and her Tericed with a loud voice:
blossoms shot forth; and the clusters thereof 15 And it came to pass, when he heard that brought forth ripe grapes :
Hified up my voice and cried, that he left 11 And Pharaoh's cup was in my hand; his garment with me, and fled, and got him and I took the grapes, and presad them into
Pharaoh's cup, and I
into Pha16 And she laid up his garment by her un-raoh's hand. il bis lord caine hume.
12 And Joseph said unto liim, This is the 17 And she spake unto him according to interpretation of it: The three branches are these words, saving, Tlie Hebrew servant, three days. which thou hasi brouglil unlo us, came in 13 Yei withis, three days shall Pharaoh list 01:to me to mock me:
up thine head, and restore thee undo thy !: And it came to pass, as I lifted up my place : and thou shalt deliver Pharaoli's cup mice and cried, that he left his garment with into liis !and, after the former manner when toe, and died out.
Ithou wast his builer, 19. And it came in pass, when his master 14 But think on me when it shall be well beard the words of nis wife, which she spake with thee, and shew kindness, I pray tee, Blite him, saying, Alier this manner did thy unto me; and make mention of me unio Pha. servant to me; that his wrath was kindled." ranh, and bring me out of this house :
20. Anu Joseph's master took him, and put 15 For indeed I was stolen zway out of the him into the prison, a place where the king's land of the Hebrews; and bere also have I prisoners were bound: ard lie was there in dune nothing that they should put me into
the dungeon 21 But the LORD was with Joseph, and 16 When the chief baker saw that the inthe word him mercy, and gave him favour interpretation was good, he said unto Joseph, lbo sight of the keeper oribe prison. I also wus in my dream, and, leivold, I had 2 And the keeper of the prison comınilled inree white baskets ou my head 33
A ; ,
GENESIS. 17 And in the uppermost basket
there tous and they brought him kastily out of the dunfall manner of bake-meats for Pharaoh ; geon: and he shaved himself, and changed his und the birds did eat them out of the basket raiment, and came in unto Pharaoh. apon iny lead.
15 And Plaraoh said unto Joseph, I have 18 And Joseph answered and said, This dreamed a dream, and there is none Url can Es the interpretation thereof: The three bas- interpret it; and I have heard say of thre, kels ure three days.
that thou canst understand a dref.m to inter 19 Yet withiu three days shall Pharaoh list pret it. up thy head from off thee, and shall lang 16 And Joseph answered Pharaoh, saying, thee on a tree; and the birds shall cat thy It is not in me: God shall give Pharaoh an flesh from off thee.
peace. 20 And it came to pass the third day, 17 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, In my hich was Pharaoli's birth-day, that he made dream, behold, I stood upon the bank of the
feast unto all his servants: and he lifted up river: the head of the chief butler and of the chief 18 And, behold, there came up out of the baker among his servants.
river seven kive, fal-fleshed and well-favour21 And be restored the chief butler untoed; and they sed in a meadow. his butlership again; and he gave the cup 19 And, behold, seven other kine came up into Pharaoh's hand;
after them, poor, and very ill-lavoured, and 22 But he hanged the chief baker, as Jo- lean-fleshed, such as I never saw in all the seph had interpreted to them.
and of Egypt for badness: 23 Yet did not the chief buuer reinember 20 And the lean and the ill-favoured kice Joseph, but forgat him.
did eat up the first seven fat kine. CHAP. XLI.
21 And when they liad eaten them up, it ND it came to pass at the end of two could nol be known that they had eaten behold, he stood by the river.
the beginning Sul awoke. 2 And, behold, there came up out of the 22 And I saw in my dream, and, belold, se river seven well-favoured kine and fat-flesh- ven ears came up in one stalk, full and gour, ed; and they fed in a meadow.
23 And, behold, seven ears withered, i!io. 3 And, behold, seven other kine came up and blusted with the east wind, sprung up after them out of the river, ill-favoured and after thein: lean fleslied; and stcod by the other kine up- 24 And !:e thin ears devoured the seven on the brink of the river.
good ears. And I told this unto the magicians; 4 And the ill-favoured and lean-Meshed but there was none that could declare il to me. kine vid eat up the seven well-favoured and 25 1 And Joseplı said unto Pharaoh, The fat kine. So Pharaoh awoke.
dream of Pharaol is one ; God ball shiewed
6 And, behold, seven thin ears, and blast- dream is one.
7 And the seven thin ears devoured the se-that came up alicr tiem are seven years; and ven rank and full ears. And Pharaoh awoke, the seven emply cars blasted with the eaz! and, behold, it was a dream.
wind shall be seven years of famine. 8 And it came to pass in the morning, that 28 This is the thing which I have spoken his spirit was troubled; and he sent and called unto l'iarach: What God is aboul to do he for all the magicians of Egypt, and all the sheweth unto Pharaoh. wise men thereof: and Pharaoh told them 29 Beliol, there come seven years of great his dreams; but there was none that could in- pleniy throughout all the land of Egypt: lerpret them unto Pharaoh..
30 And there shall arise alier them seven 99 Then spake the chieflu'ler unto Phara- years of furnine; and all the plenty shall be oh, saying, I doremember my foults this day : forgotten in the land of Egypt: and the fa.
10 Pharaob was wroth with his servants, mine shall consume the land:
11 And we dreamed a dream in one night, for it shall be very grievous.
unto Pharaua twice; it is because the thing
land of Egypt. 13 And it came to pass, as be interpreted to 31 Let Pharaoh do this, and let him ap28, so it was; me he restored unto mine office. point officers over the land, and take up the and him lie hanged
fifth part of the lard of Egypt in the seven 119 Shen Pharaoh
33 And let them gather all the food of those dearth was in all lands; but in all the land of good years that come, and lay up corn under Egypt there was bread. the hand of Pharaoh, and let them keep loodi 55 And when all the land of Egypt was fain the cities.
mished, the people cried to Pharaoh for bread: 36 And that food shall be for store to and Pharaoh said unto all the Egyptians, Go he land against the seven years of famine, unto Joseph; what he saith to you, do. which shall be in the land of Egypt; that the 56 And the famine was over all the face of land perish uot through the famine. the earth. And Joseph opened all the store
37' And the thing was good in the eyes of houses, and sold unto the Egyptians; and tbe Sharawh, and in the eyes of all his servants
. famine waxed sore in the land of Egypt. 3! And Pharaoh said unto his servants. 37 And all countries came into Egypt to Can we find such a one as this is, a man in Joseph for to buy corn ; because that the for wliom the Spirit of God is.'
mine was so sore in all lands. 39 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, Foras.
CHAP. XLII. much as God hath sheived thee alicuier there N in Egype, Jacob said unto his sons, Why
TCW when Jacob saw that there was cora and as thou : +0 Thou shall be over my house, and ac- do ye look one upon another? cording unto thy word shall all iny people be * And he said, Behold, I have beard that ruled : only in the throne will I be greater there is coru in Egypt: gei you down thither, than thon.
and buy for us froin tience; that we may 41 And Pharaoli said unto Joseph, See, I live, and art die. have set thee over all the land of Egypt. 3 1 And Josepli's ten brethren went down
42 And Piarach took off luis ring from his to buy corn in Egypt. band, and put it upon Joseph's hand, and 4 But Benjamin, Joseph's brother, Jacob errayed liim in vestures of fine linen, and sent not with his brethren: for he said, Lest put a gold chain about his neck:
peradventure mischief befall him. 43 Ånd he made him to ride in the second 5 And the sons of Israel came to tay com cliario: wbich lie had; and they cried before among those that came: for the famine was him. Bow the knee: and he made him ruler in the land of Canaan. urer all the land of Egypt.
6 And Joseph was the governor over the 4: A:1d Pharaclı said unto Joseplı, I am land, and he it was that sold to all the people Pharaon, and without thee shall no man life of the land: and Josepli's brethren came, and up his hand or foot in all the land of Egypt. bowed down themselves before him, with
45 And Pharaoli called Joseph's naine their faces to the earth. Zaphnath-paaneah; and he gave him to wife 7 And Joseph saw his brethren, and he Asenath, the daughter of Poti-pheral: priest knew them, hui made himself strange unto of On. And Joseph went out overall the land them, and spake roughly unto them; and of Egypt
he said into them. Wheuce come ye? And 467 (And Joseph roas tiirty years old they said, From the land of Canaan to buy when he stood before Pharanh' king of E-food. Eypt.) And Joseph went out from the pre- S A:\d Joseph knew his brethren, bu: they sence of Pharaoh, and went throughou: all knew not him. the land of Egypt.
9 And Joseph remembered the dreams 47 And in the seven plenteous years the which he dicamed of them, and said unto earth brought forth hy handfuls.
them, Ye are spies; to see the naisedness of the 48 And he gathered up all the foot of the lanel ye are come. seven years, which were in the land of E-1. 10 And they said unto him, Nay, my lord; gype, and laid up the food in the cities: the but to buy food are thy servants come. food of the field, which rras round about ev- 11 We are am one man's sons: we are true ery city, laid he up in the same.
men, thy servants are no spies. 49 And Joseph gathered corn as the sand 12 Ard be said unto them, Nay, but to see of the sea, very much, until he left nuinber- the nakedness of the land ye are come. ing: for it was without number.
13 And they said, 7’ly servants are twelve 50 And unto Joseph were born two sons hrethren, the sons of one man in the land of nefore the years of famine came; which Ase-Canaas; and, behold, the youngest is this uath, the daughter of Poti-pherah priest of day with our father, and one is not. On, baie unto him.
14 And Joseph said unto them, That is it 51 And Joseph called the name of the first that I spake unto you, saying, Ye are spies. horn Manasseh: For God, said he, hath made 15 Hereby ye shall be proved ; By the life me forget all my loil, and all iny father's of Pharaoh ye shall not go forth' l'ence, exhouse.
cept your youngest brother come hither. 52 And the name of the second called he 16 Send one of you, and let him fetch your Ephraim: For God hath caused me to be brother, and ve shall he kept in prison, that fruidful in the land of my affliction. your words may be proved, whether there be
53 1 and the seven years of plenteousness any truth in you: or else, by the lise of Phathat was in the land of Egypt were endled. Traoh, surely ye are spies.
54 And the seven years of dearth began toj. 17 And he put them all together into ward Culle, according as Joseph bad said : and the three days.
GENESIS. 18 And Joseph said unto them the third, 37 And Reuben spake unto his father, saya day, This do, and live: for I sear God. ing, Slay my two sons, if I bring him not to
19 If ye be true men, let one of your bre- thee: deliver him into my hand, and will ihren be bound in the house of your prison: 8" bring him to thee again. ye, carry corn for the famine of your houses: 38 And he said, sly son shall not go down
20 But bring your youngest brother unto with you ; for his brother is dead, and he is me; so shall your words be verified, and yo left alone: if mischief befall him by the way shall not die. And they did so.
in the which ye go, then shall ye bring down 21 | And they said one to another, We are my gray hairs with sorrow to the grave. verily guilty concerning our brother, in that
CHAP. XLIII. we saw the anglish of his soul, when he be- ND the famine was sore in the land. sought us, and we would not hear; therefore 2 And it came to pass, when they had is tris distress come apon us.
eaten up the corn which they had brought 22 And Reuben answered them, saying, out of Egypt, their father said unto them Spake I not unto you, saying, Do not sin Go again, buy us a liule food. against the child ? and ye would not hear; 3 And Judáh spake unto him, sayiog, The therefore, behold, also his blood is required. man did solemnly protest unto us, saying, Ye
23 And they knew not that Josephi under shall not see my face, except your brother be stood them; for be spake unto them by an with you. interpreter.
4 1 hou wilt send our brother with us, we 24 And he turned himself about from them, will go down and buy thee food: and wept; and returned to them again, and 5 But if thou will not send him, we will not communcd with them, and took froin them go down : for the man said unto us, Ye shall Simeon, and bound him before their eyes. not see my face except your brother be with
25 Then Joseph coinmanded to fill their you. sacks with corn, and to restore every man's 6 And Israel said, Wherefore dealt ye so money into his sack, and to give them provi- ill with me, as to tell the man whether ye had sion for the way; and thus did he unto them. yet a brother?
26 And they laded their asses with the 7 And they said, the man asked us straitcorn, and departed thience.
ly of our state, and of our kindred, saying, 27 And as one of them opened his sack to is your father yer alive? have ye anwther give his ass provender in the inn, beespied his brother? and we told him according to the inoney; for, behold ,it was in his sack's mouth. tenor of these words. Could we certainly
28 And he said untolis brethren,My money kuow that be woull say, Bring your brother is restored; and, ln, it is even in my sack: down? and their heart failed them, and they were 8 And Judah said unto Isracl his fainer, afraid, saying one to another, Whal is this Send the lad with me, and we will arise and thul God lati done unto us?
go; that we may live and not die, both we, 29 | Anil they came unto Jacob their fa- and thou, omd also our little ones. ther unto the land of Canaan, and told hiin 9 I will be surety for him ; of my hand all that betell unto them, saying,
shalt thou require hím: if I bring him not un30 The man, who is the lord of the land, to thee, and set him before thce, then let me spake roughly to us, and took us for spies of bear the blame for ever: the country
10 For except we had lingered. surely now 31 And we said unto liim, We are true we had reurned this second time. men; we are no spics.
11 And their father Israel said unto them, 32 We te twelve brethren, sons of our fa- If it must be so now, do this; Take of the ther: one is not, and the youngest is this day best fruits in the land in your vessels, and carwith our father in the land of Canaan. ry down the man a present, a little balm, and
33 And the man, the lord of the country, a little honey, spices and myrrh, nuts and alsaid unto us, Jereby shall I know that ye monds. are truc men: leave one of your brethren here 12 And take double money in your hand : with me, and take food forihe famine of your andile money that was brought again in the liouseholds, and be gone.
mouth of your sacks, carry it again in your 31 And bring your youngest brother unto hand; peradventure it was an oversight. me; then shall I know that ye ore no spies, 13 Take also your brother, and arise, go but that ye are true me.z : so will I deliver you again unto the man. your brother, and ye shall traffick in the land. 14 Avd God Almighty give you mercybe.
35 | And it came to pass, as they emptied fore the man, that he may scud away your their sacks, that, behold, every man's bundle other brother, and Benjamin. If I be lue of money wus in his sack: and when both srcaved of my children, I am bereaved. they and their father saw the bundles of 15 I And the men took that present, and money, they were afraid.
they took double money in their hand, and 36 And Jacob their father said unto them, Benjamin; and rose up, and went down 10 Nie bave ye bereaved of my children : Joseph Egype, and stood hefore Joseph. is not, and Simeon is not, and ye will take 16 And when Joseph saw Benjamin with Benjamin away. All these things are against them, be said to the ruler of his house, Bring
these mca home, and slay, and make rca
dy: for these men shall dine with me at yoon: 34 And he took and sent messes unto them
17 And the man did as Joseph bade; and from before him : but Benjamin's mess was thae man brought the men into .Josepli's house. five times so much as any of theirs. And
13 And the men were afraid, because they they drank, and were merry with him. were brought into Joseph's house; and they
CHAP. XLIV. said: Because of the money
that was return. And he commanded the steward of him ed in our at the first time we house, saying, Fill brought in, that he may seek occasion food, as much as they can carry, and put against us, and fall upon us, and take us for every man's money in his sack's mouth. bond-men, and our asses.
2 And put my cup, the silver cup, in the 19 . And they came near to the steward sack’s mouth of the youngest, and his curnof Joseph's house, and they communed with money. And he did according to the word him at the door of the house,
that Josepla had spoken. 20 And said, O sir, we came indeed down 3 As soon as the morning was light, the at the first time to buy food:
men were sent away, they and their asses. 21 And it came to pass, when we came to 4.And when they were gone out of the city the inn, that we opened our sacks, and be- and not yet far off, Joseph said unto his stewbold, every man's money was in the mouth ard, Up, follow after the men; and when thou of his sack, our money in fu!l weight; and dosi overtake them, say unto them, Wherewe have brought it again in our hand. fore have ye rewarded evil for good ?
2 And other inoney have we brought down 5 Is not this it in which my lord drinketh, in our handi to buy sood: we cannot tell who and whereby indeed he divineth? Ye have prit our money in our sacks,
done evil in so doing. 23 And he said, Peace be to you, fear not; 6 1 And he overtook them, and he spake your God, and the God of your father, bath unto them these same words. given you treasure in your sacks: I had your 7 And they said unto him, Wherefore saitha inouey. And he brought Simeon out unto my lord these words ? God forbid that thy thern.
servants should do according to this thing. 21 And the man brought the men into Jo- 8 Behold, the money which we found in sepi's house, and gave them water, and they our sacks' mouths, we brought again uuto washed their feet; and he gave their asses thee out of the land of Canaan : how then provender.
should we steal out of thy lord's house silver 25 And they made ready the present or gold? against Josepli came at noon: for they heard ġ With whoinsoever of thy servants it be that they should eat bread there.
found, both let him die, and we also will be 26 I' And when Joseph came home, they my lord's bond-men. brouglit him the preseni which was in their (10 And he said, Now also lel it be according hand into the house, and bowed themselves unto your words: lie with whom it is found to him to the earth.
shall be my servant: and ye shall be blameless 27 And he asked them of their welfare, 11 Then they speedily took down every and said, Is your father well, the old man of man his sack to the ground, and opened every whom ye spake? is he yet alive?
man his sack. 28 And they answereul, Thy servant our 12 And he searched, and began at the eldfailier is in good health, he is yet alive: est, and left at the youngest; and lie cup was and they bowed down their beads, and made found in Benjamin's sack. obrisance.
13 Then they rent their clothes, and laded 29 And he lined up liis eyes, and saw his every man his ass, and returned to the city. brother Benjamin, his mother's son, and said, 14 11 And Judah and his bretliren came to Is this your younger broilier, of whom ye Joseph's house ; (for he was yet there ;) and spake unto me? And he said, God be gra- they fell before him on the ground. cious unto thee, my son.
15 And Joseph said unto ihem, What deed 20 And Joseph made haste; for his bowels is this that ye have done? wot ye not that did yearn upon his brother and he souglit such a man as I can certainly divine ? where to weep: and he entered into his cham- 16 And Judah said, What slull we sey unLer, and wept there.
to my lord? whal shall we speak? or how 31 And he washed his face, and went out, shall we clear ourselves ? God hath found and refrained himself, and said, Set on out the iniquity of thy servants: bebold, we hread.
are my lord's servants, both we, and he also 3! And they set on for bim luy himself, and with whom the cup is found. for them hy ihemselves, and for the Egyp- 17 And he said, God forbid that I should Lians which did eat with bin by themselves : do so: bul the man in whose land the cup is because the Egyptians might not eat bread found, he shall be my servant; and as for you, with the Hebrews; for that is an abomina- get you up in peace unto your father. tion unto the Egyptians.
18 | Then Judah came near unto him, 33 And they sat belore him, the first-born and said, Oh iny lurd, let thy servant, I pray According to luis birthright, and the youngest thee, speak a word in my lord's ears, and let according to his youth: and the men mar- not thine anger burn against thy ser iant: Sar wled one at another
thru art eren as Pharaoh.