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35 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 food in the cities.

36 And that food shall be for store to the land against the seven years of famine, which shall be in the land of Egypt; that the land perish not through the famine.

37 And the thing was good in the eyes of Pharaoh, and in the eyes of all his servants. 33 And Pharaoh said unto his servants. Can we find such a one as this is, a man in whom the Spirit of God is?

39 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, Forasmuch as God hath shewed thee all this, there

is none so discreet and wise as thou art:

55 And when all the land of Egypt was famished, the people cried to Pharaoh for bread: and Pharaoh said unto all the Egyptians, Go unto Joseph; what he saith to you, do.

56 And the famine was over all the face of the earth. And Joseph opened all the store. houses, and sold unto the Egyptians; and the famine waxed sore in the land of Egypt.

57 And alt countries came into Egypt to Joseph for to buy corn; because that the fa mine was so sore in all lands.

40 Thou shalt be over my house, and ac-do cording unto thy word shall all my people be ruled only in the throne will I be greater than thon.

41 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, See, have set thee over all the rand of Egypt.

42 And Pharaoh took off his ring from his hand. and put it upon Joseph's hand, and arrayed him in vestures of fine linen, and put a gold chain about his neck:

43 And he made him to ride in the second chariot which he had; and they cried before him, Bow the knee: and he made him ruler over all the land of Egypt.


in Egypt, Jacob said unto his sons, Why TOW when Jacob saw that there was corn ye look one upon another?

And he said, Behold, I have heard that there is corn in Egypt: get you down thither, and buy for us from thence; that we may live, and not die.

31 And Joseph's ten brethren went down to buy corn in Egypt.

4 But Benjamin, Joseph's brother, Jacob sent not with his brethren: for he said, Lest peradventure mischief befall him.

5 And the sons of Israel came to buy corn among those that came: for the famine was in the land of Canaan.

6 And Joseph was the governor over the land, and he it was that sold to all the people of the land: and Joseph's brethren came, and bowed down themselves before him, with their faces to the earth.

44 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, I am Pharaon, and without thee shall no man lift up his hand or foot in all the land of Egypt. 45 And Pharaoh called Joseph's name 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, but made himself strange unto of On. And Joseph went out overall the land them, and spake roughly unto them; and of Egypt. he said unto them. Whence come ye? And 46 (And Joseph was thirty years old they said, From the land of Canaan to buy when he stood before Pharaoh king of E-food.

gypt.) And Joseph went out from the pre- S And Joseph knew his brethren, but they sence of Pharaoh, and went throughout all knew not him. the land of Egypt.

47 And in the seven plenteous years the earth brought forth by handfuls.

48 And he gathered up all the food of the seven years, which were in the land of Egypt, and laid up the food in the cities: the food of the field, which was round about every city, laid he up in the same.

9 And Joseph remembered the dreams which he dreamed of them, and said unto them, Ye are spies; to see the nakedness of the land ye are come.

10 And they said unto him, Nay, my lord; but to buy food are thy servants come.

11 We are all one man's sons: we are true men, thy servants are no spies.

49 And Joseph gathered corn as the sand of the sea, very much, until he left number-the nakedness of the land ye are come. ing: for it was without number.

12 Ard he said unto them, Nay, but to see

13 And they said, Thy servants are twelve

501 And unto Joseph were born two sons brethren, the sons of one man in the land of nefore the years of famine came; which Ase-Canaan; and, behold, the youngest is this uath, the daughter of Poti-pherah priest of day with our father, and one is not. On, bare 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 toil, and all my father's of Pharaoh ye shall not go forth fence, exhouse. cept your youngest brother come hither.

52 And the name of the second called he Ephraim: For God hath caused me to be fruitful in the land of my affliction.

53 ¶ And the seven years of plenteousness that was in the land of Egypt were ended. 54 And the seven years of dearth began to come, according as Joseph had said: and the

16 Send one of you, and let him fetch your brother, and ye shall he kept in prison, that your words may be proved, whether there be any truth in you: or else, by the life of Pharaoh, surely ye are spies.

17 And he put them all together into ward three days.

18 And Joseph said unto them the third 37 And Reuben spake unto his father, say day, This do, and live: for I fear God. ing, Slay my two sons, if I bring him not to thee: deliver him into my hand, and I will bring him to thee again.

19 If ye be true men, let one of your brethren be bound in the house of your prison: go ye, carry corn for the famine of your houses: 38 And he said, My 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 ye 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 anguish of his soul, when he besought us, and we would not hear; therefore is this distress come upon us.

AND the famine was sore in the land.

2 And it came to pass, when they had eaten up the corn which they had brought out of Egypt, their father said unto them Go again, buy us a little food.

22 And Reuben auswered them, saying, Spake I not unto you, saying, Do not sin against the child? and ye would not hear; 3 And Judah spake unto him, saying, The therefore, behold, also his blood is required. man did solemnly protest unto us, saying, Ye 23 And they knew not that Joseph under-shall not see my face, except your brother be stood them; for he spake unto them by an with you. interpreter. 4 If thou 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 wilt not send him, we will not communed with them, and took from 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 commanded 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 y'e 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 thence. ly of our state, and of our kindred, saying, 27 And as one of them opened his sack to Is your father yet alive? have ye another give his ass provender in the inn, he espied his brother? and we told him according to the money; for,behold,it was in his sack's mouth. tenor of these words. Could we certainly 28 And he said unto his brethren, My money know that he would say, Bring your brother is restored; and, lo, it is even in my sack: and their heart failed them, and they were afraid, saying one to another, What is this that God hath done unto us?

29 And they came unto Jacob their father unto the land of Canaan, and told him all that befell unto them, saying,

30 The man, who is the lord of the land, spake roughly to us, and took us for spies of the country.

31 And we said unto him, We are true men; we are no spies.


8 And Judah said unto Israel his father, Send the lad with me, and we will arise and go; that we may live and not die, both we, and thou, and also our little ones.

9 I will be surety for him; of my hand shalt thou require him: if I bring him not ento thee, and set him before thee, then let me bear the blame for ever:

10 For except we had lingered, surely now we had returned this second time.

11 And their father Israel said unto them, 32 We be 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, Hereby shall I know that ye are true men: leave one of your brethren here with me, and take food for the famine of your households, and be gone.

34 And bring your youngest brother unto me; then shall I know that ye are no spies, but that ye are true men: so will I deliver you your brother, and ye shall traffick in the land. 35¶ And it came to pass, as they emptied their sacks, that, behold, every man's bundle of money was in his sack: and when both they and their father saw the bundles of money, they were afraid.

36 And Jacob their father said unto them, Me have ye bereaved of my children: Joseph is not, and Simeon is not, and ye will take Benjamin away. All these things are against



12 And take double money in your hand: and the money that was brought again in the mouth of your sacks, carry u again in your hand; peradventure it was an oversight.

13 Take also your brother, and arise, go again unto the man.

14 And God Almighty give you mercy before the man, that he may send away your other brother, and Benjamin. If I be be reaved of my children, I am bereaved.

15 And the men took that present, and they took double money in their hand, and Benjamin; and rose up, and went down to Egypt, and stood before Joseph.

16 And when Joseph saw Benjamin with them, he said to the ruler of his house, Bring these mea home, and slav, and make rea

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dy: for these men shall dine with me at noon. 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 the man brought the men into Joseph's house. five times so much as any of theirs. 18 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 returned in our sacks at the first time are we brought in, that he may seek occasion against us, and fall upon us, and take us for bond-men, and our asses.

19 And they came near to the steward of Joseph's house, and they communed with him at the door of the house,

20 And said, O sir, we came indeed down at the first time to buy food:

21 And it came to pass, when we came to the inn, that we opened our sacks, and behold, every man's money was in the mouth of his sack, our money in full weight; and we have brought it again in our hand.

And other money have we brought down in our hands to buy food: we cannot tell who put our money in our sacks.

23 And he said, Peace be to you, fear not; your God, and the God of your father, hath given you treasure in your sacks: I had your money. And he brought Simeon out unto


21 And the man brought the men into Joseph's house, and gave them water, and they washed their feet; and he gave their asses provender.

25 And they made ready the present against Joseph came at noon: for they heard] that they should eat bread there.

26 And when Joseph came home, they brought him the present which was in their hand into the house, and bowed themselves to him to the earth.

27 And he asked them of their welfare, and said, Is your father well, the old man of whom ye spake? is he yet alive?

AND he commanded the steward of his

house, saying, Fill the men's sacks with food, as much as they can carry, and put every man's money in his sack's mouth.

2 And put my cup, the silver cup, in the sack's mouth of the youngest, and his cornmoney. And he did according to the word that Joseph had spoken.

3 As soon as the morning was light, the men were sent away, they and their asses. 4 And when they were gone out of the city and not yet far off, Joseph said unto his steward, Up, follow after the men; and when thou dost overtake them, say unto them, Wherefore have ye rewarded evil for good?

5 Is not this it in which my lord drinketh, and whereby indeed he divineth? Ye have done evil in so doing.

6 And he overtook them, and he spake unto them these same words.

7 And they said unto him, Wherefore saith my lord these words? God forbid that thy servants should do according to this thing..

8 Behold, the money which we found in our sacks' mouths, we brought again unto thee out of the land of Canaan: how then should we steal out of thy lord's house silver or gold?

9 With whomsoever of thy servants it be found, both let him die, and we also will be my lord's bond-men.

10 And he said, Now also let it be according unto your words: he with whom it is found shall be my servant; and ye shall be blameless

11 Then they speedily took down every man his sack to the ground, and opened every man his sack.

28 And they answered, Thy servant our 12 And he searched, and began at the eldfather is in good health, he is yet alivefest, and left at the youngest; and the cup was and they bowed down their heads, and made obeisance.

29 And he lifted up his eyes, and saw his brother Benjamin, his mother's son, and said, Is this your younger brother, of whom ye spake unto me? And he said, God be gracious unto thee, my son.

30 And Joseph made haste; for his bowels did yearn upon his brother: and he sought where to weep: and he entered into his chamber, and wept there.

31 And he washed his face, and went out, and refrained himself, and said, Set on bread.

found in Benjamin's sack.

13 Then they rent their clothes, and laded every man his ass, and returned to the city. 14 And Judah and his brethren came to Joseph's house; (for he was yet there ;) and they fell before him on the ground.

15 And Joseph said unto them, What deed is this that ye have done? wot ye not that such a man as I can certainly divine?

16 And Judah said, What shall we say unto my lord? what shall we speak? or how shall we clear ourselves? God hath found out the iniquity of thy servants: behold, we are my lord's servants, both we, and he also with whom the cup is found.

32 And they set on for him by himself, and for them by themselves, and for the Egyp 17 And he said, God forbid that I should tians which did eat with him by themselves: do so: but the man in whose hand 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 before him, the first-born and said, Oh my lord, let thy servant, I pray according to his 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 serant: far velled one at another thou art even as Pharaoh.

GENESIS. 19 My lord asked his servants, saying, Have ye a father, or a brother?

20 And we said unto my lord, We have a father, an old man, and a child of his old age, a little one: and his brother is dead, and he alone is left of his mother, and his father lov

eth him.

21 And thou saidst unto thy servants, Bring him down unto me, that I may set mine eyes upon him.

22 And we said unto my lord, The lad cannot leave his father: for if he should leave his father, his father would die.

23 And thou saidst unto thy servants, Exrept your youngest brother come down with you, ye shall see my face no more.

24 And it came to pass when we came up unto thy servant my father, we told him the words of my lord.

25 And our father said, Go again, and buy us a little food.

26 And we said, We cannot go down: if our youngest brother be with us, then will we go down for we may not see the man's face, except our youngest brother be with us. 27 And thy servant my father said unto us, Ye know that my wife bare me two sons : 28 And the one went out from me, and 1 said, Surely he is torn in pieces; and I saw him not since:

29 And if ye take this also from me, and mischief befall him, ye shall bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to the grave.

30 Now therefore, when I come to thy servant my father, and the lad be not with us; (seeing that his life is bound up in the lad's life ;)

5 Now therefore be not grieved nor angry with yourselves that ye sold me hither: for preserve life God did send me before you to

6 For these two years hath the famine been in the land and yet there are five years, in harvest. the which there shall neither be earing nor

7 And God sent me before you to preserve you a posterity in the earth, and to save your lives by a great deliverance.

8 So now, it was not you that sent me hither, but God: and he hath made me a father to Pharaoh, and lerd of all his house, and a ruler throughout all the land of Egypt.

9 Haste ye, and go up to my father, an't say unto him, Thus saith thy son Joseph, Gol hath made me lord of all Egypt; come down unto me, tarry not:

10 And thou shalt dwell in the land of Goshen, and thou shalt be near unto me, thou, and thy children, and thy children's children, and thy flocks, and thy herds, and all that thou hast.

11 And there will I nourish thee, (for yet there are five years of famine,) lest thou, and thy household, and all that thou hast come to poverty.

12 And, behold, your eyes see, and the mouth that speaketh unto you. eyes of my brother Benjamin, that it is my

13 And ye shall tell my father of all my glory in Egypt, and of all that ye have seen: and ye shall haste and bring down my father hither.

14 And he fell upon his brother Benjamin's his neck. neck, and wept; and Benjamin wept upou

15 Moreover, he kissed all his brethren, 31 It shall come to pass, when he seeth that the lad is not with us, that he will die and and wept upon them: and after that his brethy servants shall bring down the gray hairs thren talked with him. of thy servant our father with sorrow to the grave.

32 For thy servant became surety for the lad unto my father, saying, If I bring him not unto thee, then I shall bear the blame to my father for ever.

33 Now therefore, I pray thee, let thy servant abide instead of the lad a bond-man to my lord; and let the lad go up with his brethren. 34 For how shall I go up to my father, and the lad be not with me? lest peradventure I see the evil that shall come on my father.


16 And the fame thereof was heard in Pharaoh's house, saying, Joseph's brethren And it pleased Pharaoh well, are come. 17 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, Sayunand his servants. to thy brethren, This do ye; lade your beasts, and go, get you unto the land of Canaan;

18 And take your father and your households, and come unto me: and I will give you the good of the land of Egypt, and yo shall eat the fat of the land.

19 Now thou art commanded, this do ye; Take you waggons out of the land of Egypt THEN Joseph could not refrain himself for your little ones, and for your wives, and before all them that stood by him; and bring your father, and come. he cried, Cause every man to go out from me. And there stood no man with him while Joseph made himself known unto his brethren. 2 And he wept aloud and the Egyptians and the house of Pharaoh heard.

20 Also regard not your stuff: for the good of all the land of Egypt is yours.

21 ¶ And the children of Israel di so: and Joseph gave them waggons, according to the commandment of Pharaoh, and gave them

22 To all of them he gave each man

3 And Joseph said unto his brethren, I am provision for the way. Joseph: doth my father yet live? And his brethren could not answer him;for they were changes of raiment; but to Benjamin he

troubled at his presence.

gave three hundred pieces of silver, and five

23 And to his father he sent after this ten asses laden with the good

4 And Joseph said unto his brethren, Come changes of raiment.
near to me, I pray you. And they came near.
And he said, I am Joseph your brother, whom manner;
ye sold into Egypt.


things of Egypt, and ten she-asses laden

with corn and bread and meat for his father] by the way.

16 T And the sons of Gad; Ziphien, and Haggi, Shuni, and Ezbon, Eri, and Arodı, 17 ¶ And the sons of Asher; Jimnalı, and Ishuah, and isai, and Beriah, and Serah their And the sons of Beriah; Heber, and

24 So he sent his brethren away, and they and Areli. departed: an 1 he said unto thein, See that ye fall not out by the way.

25 And they went Canaan auto Jacob Malchiel. out of Egypt, and sister. came into the land of

heir father,

18 These are the sons of Zilpah, whom La 26 And told him, saying, Joseph is yet ban gave to Leah his daughter; and these alive, and he is governor over all the land of she bare uno Jacob, even sixteen souls. 19¶ The sons of Rachel, Jacob's wife; JoEgypt. And Jacob's heart fainted, for he seph, and Benjamin.

believed them not.

20 And uno Joseph, in the land of Egypt, 27 And they told him all the words of Jozeph, which he had said unto them and were born Manasseh and Ephraim, which when he saw the waggons which Joseph had Asenath, the daughter of Poti-pherah priest sent to carry him, the spirit of Jacob their of On, bare unto him.

father revived. 21 ¶ And the sons of Benjamin were Be 28 And Israel said, It is enough: Josephlah, and Becher, and Ashibel, Gera, and my son is yet alive: I will go and see him Naaman, Ehi, and Rosh, Muppim, and before I die. > Huppim, and Árd. These are the sons of Rachel, which


AND Israel took his journey with all that were born to Jacob: ail the souls were four

had, and came to Beer-sheba, and of-teen. fered sacrifices unto the God of his father Isaac.

2 And God spake unto Israel in the visions of the night, and said, Jacob, Jacob! And he said, flere am I.

23 And the sons of Dan; Hushim. 24 And the sons of Naphtali; Jahzeel, and Guni, and Jezer, and Shillem.

25 These are the sons of Bilhah, which Laban gave unto Rachel his daughter; and she 3 And he said, I am God, the God of thy bare these unte Jacob: all the souls were father: fear not to go down into Egypt, for 1 will there make of thee a great nation.


26 All the souls that came with Jacob in4 I will go down with thee into Egypt; and to Egypt, which came out of his loins, beI will also surely bring thee up again and sides Jacob's sons' wives, all the souls were threescore and six. Joseph shall put his hand upon thine eyes.

5 And Jacob rose up from Beer-sheba : 27 And the sons of Joseph, which were and the sons of Israel carried Jacob their fa-born him in Egypt, were two souls: all the ther, and their little ones, and their wives, in souls of the house of Jacob, which came into the waggons which Pharaoh had sent to car-Egypt, were threescore and ten. 23 And he sent Judah before him unto

ry him.

6 And they took their cattle, and theirJoseph, to direct his face unto Goshen; and goods, which they had gotten in the land of they came into the land of Goshen. Canaan, and caine into Egypt, Jacob, and all his seed with him:

29 And Joseph male ready his chariot, and went up to meet Israel his father, to Goshen, and presented himself auto him, and he fell on his neck, and wept en his neck a good

7 His sons, and his sons' sons with him, his Gaughters; and his sons' daughters, and all his seed, brought he with him into Egypt. while. 81 And these are the names of the children of Israel which came into Egypt, Jacob and his sons: Reuben. Jacob's first-born.

30 And Israci said unto Joseph, Now let me die, since I have seen thy face, because thout vet alive.

9 And the sons of Reuben; Hanoch, and] 31 And Joseph said unto his brethren, Phallu, and Hezron, and Carmi. and unto his father's house, I will go up,

10 ¶ And the sons of Simeon; Jemuel, and and shew Pharaoh, and say unto him, Jamin, and Olad, and Jachin, and Zobar, My brethren, and my father's house, which and Shaul, the son of a Canaanitish woman. were in the land of Canaan, are come unto 11 And the sons of Levi; Gershon, Ko-me: bath, and Merari.

32 And the men are shepherds, for their

12 And the sons of Judah, Er, and Onan, trade liath been to feed cattle; and they and Shelah, and Pharez, and Zarah: but Er have brought their flocks, and their herds, and Onan died in the land of Canaan. And and all that they have. the sons of Phiarez were Hezron and Hamul. 33 And it shall come to pass, when Pha13 And the sons of Issachar; Tola, and raoh shall call you, and shall say, What is Pluvali, and Job, and Shimron. your occupation?

14 And the sons of Zebulun; Sered, and Elon, and Jalileel.

34 That ye shall say, Thy servants' trade hath been about cattle from our youth even 15 These be the sons of Leah, which she until now, both we and also our fathers; that bare unto Jacob in Padan-aram, with his ye may dwell in the land of Goshen: for daughter Dinah: all the souls of his sons and every shepherd is an abomination urto the his daughters were thirty and three. Egyptians.

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