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Genealogies of Israel.

GENESIS, XLVII. 8 And these are the names of B. C. 1705. the children of Israel k which came

into Egypt: Jacob and his sons: k Ex.1.1. Reuben, Jacob's firstborn.


9 And the sons of Reuben; Ha-1 or, Nemue!. noch, and Phallu, and Hezron, and Carmi. 2 or, Jarib.

10 And the sons of Simeon;
1 Jemuel, and Jamin, and Ohad,
and 2 Jachin, and 3 Zohar, and
Shaul, the son of a Canaanitish 1 ch.38.3.7,


11 And the sons of Levi; 4 Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.

12 And the sons of Judah; Er. and Önan, and Shelah, and Pharez, and Zarah: but Er and Onan died i in the land of Canaan. And the sons of Pharez were Hezron and Hamul.

13 And the sons of Issachar; Tola, and 5 Phuvah, and Job, and Shimron.

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

18 These are the sons of Zilpah, whom Laban gavem to Leal his daughter: and these she bare unto Jacob, even sixteen souls. 19 The sons of Rachel, Jacob's wife: Joseph, and Benjamin. 20 And unto Joseph, in the land of Egypt, were born n Manasseh and Ephraim, which Asenath the daughter of Poti-pherah 9 priest of On, bare unto him.

3 or, Zerah.
or, Ger


5 or, Puah, &


26 All the souls that came with Jacob into Egypt, which came out

Zephon Nu.26.15. or, Czni.

8 or, Arod.

m ch.29.24.

n ch.41.50.

9 or. prince.
10 Ahiram,

15 These be the sons of Leah, which she bare unto Jacob in Padan-aram, with his daughter Dinah: all the souls of his sons and his daughters were thirty and three. 16 And the sons of Gad; Ziphion, and Haggi, Shuni, and 7 Ezbon, Eri, and & Arodi, and Areli.

17 And the sons of Asher; Jimnah, and Ishuah, and Isui, and o ch.29.29. Berial, and Serah their sister: and 14 thigh. the sons of Beriah; Heber, and Malchiel.

31 And Joseph said unto his breNu.26.38.thren, and unto his father's house,


I will go up, and shew Pharaoh, 11 Shupham, and say unto him, My brethren, and my father's house, which were in the land of Canaan, are come unto me;

Shuppim. 1 Chr.7.12. 12 Hunham. Nu.26.39.

32 And the men are shepherds, for their 15 trade hath been to feed cattle; and they have brought their flocks, and their herds, and all that they have.

13 or Shu-

p Deut. 10.22.
A cts 7.14.

q ch.31.21.

r ch.47.1.

s ch.45.14.

t Luke 2.29,


15 they are
men of

21 And the sons of Benjamin were Belah, and Becher, and Ash- u ch.47.3. bel, Gera, and Naaman, 10 Ehi, and v ch.30.35. Rosh, 11 Muppim, and 12 Huppim, and Ard.

22 These are the sons of Rachel, which were born to Jacob: all the souls were fourteen.

37.12. w ch.43.32. Ex.8.26. (CHAP. 47.) 23 And the sons of Dan; 13 Hu-a ch.46.31. shim. b ch.46.28.

24 And the sons of Naphtali;
Jahzeel, and Guni, and Jezer, and c Acts 7.13.
d Jonah 1.8.
25 These are the sons of Bilhah,
which Laban gaveo unto Rachele Am.7.14.
his daughter; and she bare these f ch.15.13.
unto Jacob: all the souls were Deut.26.5.

Ps. 105.23.

Jacob settleth in Egypt.

of his 14 loins, besides Jacob's sons' wives, all the souls were threescore and six.

27 And the sons of Joseph, which were born him in Egypt, were two souls: all the souls of the house of Jacob, which came into Egypt, were threescore and ten. p 28 And he sent Judah before him unto Joseph, to direct his face q unto Goshen; and they came into the land of r Goshen.

29 And Joseph made ready his chariot, and went up to meet Israel his father, to Goshen, and presented himself unto him: and he fell on his neck, s and wept on his neck a good while.

30 And Israel said unto Joseph, Now let me die, t since I have seen thy face, because thou art yet alive.

33 And it shall come to pass, when Pharaoh shall call you, and shall say, u What is your occupation? 34 That ye shall say, Thy servants' trade hath been about cattle v from our youth even until now, both we, and also our fathers: that ye may dwell in the land of Goshen: for every shepherd is an abomination w unto the Egyptians.


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Progress of the famine.


Old age of Jacob. naan: now therefore, we pray thee, B. C. 1705. | from my lord, how that our money let thy servants dwell in the land is spent; my lord also hath our of Goshen. herds of cattle: there is not aught 1Chr.27.29. left in the sight of my lord, but our Pr.22.29. bodies and our lands:

5 And Pharaoh spake unto Joseph, saying, Thy father and thy brethren are come unto thee:

6 The land of Egypt is before thee: in the best of the land make thy father and brethren to dwell in the land of Goshen let them dwell and if thou knowest any men of activity among them, then make them rulers overg my cattle.

10 And Jacob blessed Pharaoh, and went out from before Pharaoh.

h 1Sam. 15.30.
1 Ch.29.20.


7 And Joseph brought in Jacob his father, and set him before Pharaoh : and Jacob blessed h Pharaoh.

8 And Pharaoh said unto Jacob, How 1 old art thou?

Ex. 1.11.

9 And Jacob said unto Pharaoh, The days of the years of my pilgrim-k ver.6. age are an hundred and thirty years: few and evil have the days of the years of my life been, and i have not attained unto the days of the years of the life of my fathers in the days of their pilgrimage.


15 And when money failed in the land of Egypt, and in the land of Canaan, all the Egyptians came unto Joseph, and said, Give us bread: for why should we die in thy presence? for the money faileth.

many are
the days of
the years of
thy life?

i ch.25.7.8.

11 And Joseph placed his father and his brethren, and gave them a possession in the land of Egypt, inch.41.30,31. the best of the land, in the land of Rameses, ask Pharaoh had com-3 led. manded.

to the little


ones; or, as a little child is nourished.

16 And Joseph said, Give your cattle; and I will give you for your cattle, if money fail.

17 And they brought their cattle unto Joseph and Joseph gave them bread in exchange for horses, and for the flocks, and for the cattle of the herds, and for the asses; and he 3 fed them with bread for all their cattle for that year.


18 When that year was ended, they came unto him the second year, and said unto him, We will not hide it!

o Ex. 1.7,12.

12 And Joseph nourished his father, and his brethren, and his father's household, with bread, 2 according to their families.


13 T And there was no bread / in m Job 2.4. all the land: for the famine was very sore, so that the land of Egypt, and all the land of Canaan, fainted 4 or, princes. sight of my lord, and we will be by reason of the famine.

25 And they said, Thou hast saved our lives; let us find grace in the

Pharaoh's servants.

n Ezra 7.24.

14 And Joseph gathered up all the money that was found in the land of Egypt, and in the land of Canaan, for the corn which they bought: 5or, princes. except the land of the 5 priests only, and Joseph brought the money into which became not Pharaoh's. Pharaoh's house.

26 And Joseph made it a law over the land of Egypt unto this day, that Pharaoh should have the fifth part, n

Deut. 10.22.

days of the
years of
his life.

p Deut.31.14.
Job 7.1.


r ch.50.5-13.

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24 And it shall come to pass, in the increase, that ye shall give the fifth part unto Pharaoh; and four parts shall be your own, for seed of the field, and for your food, and for them of your households, and for food for your little ones.

27 ¶ And Israel dwelt in the land of Egypt, in the country of Goshen; and they had possessions therein, and grew, and inultiplied o exceedingly.

28 And Jacob lived in the land of Egypt seventeen years: so the 6 whole age of Jacob was an hundred forty and seven years.

29 And the time p drew nigh that Israel must die: and he called his son Joseph, and said unto him, If now I have found grace in thy sight, put, q I pray thee, thy hand under my thigh, and deal kindly and truly with me; bury me not, I pray thee, in Egypt:

30 But I will lie with my fathers; and thou shalt carry me out of Egypt, and bury me in their bury

GENESIS, XLVIII, XLIX. He blesseth Joseph's sons.
B. C. 1689. | Israel's left hand, and Manasseh in
his left hand toward Israel's right
hand, and brought them near unto


14 And Israel stretched out his right hand, and laid it upon Ephraim's head, who was the younger, and his left hand upon Manasseh's 35.6,&c. head, guiding his hands wittingly; l for Manasseh was the firstborn. 15 And he blessed Joseph, and said, God, before whom m my fathers Abraham and Isaac did walk, the God which n fed me all my life long, unto this day,

16 The Angel o which redeemed p me from all evil, bless the lads; and let my name be named on them, and the name of my fathers Abraham and Isaac; and let them 2 grow into a multitude q in the midst of the earth.

Jacob's dying desire. ing-place. And he said, I will do as thou hast said.

31 And he said, Swear unto me. And he sware unto him. And Israels bowed himself upon the bed's head.

1Ki.1.47. Heb.11.21. (CHAP. 48.) a ch.28.13


1 Joseph visits his sick father. 3 Jacob repeats the promise, 21 and prophesieth their return.

AND it came to pass, after these ch.17.8,



things, that one Joseph, Behold, thy father is sick: and he took with him his two sons, Manasseh and Ephraim.

2 And one told Jacob, and said, Behold, thy son Joseph cometh unto thee: and Israel strengthened himself, and sat upon the bed.


3 And Jacob said unto Joseph, God fch.33.5.
Almighty appeared a unto me at
Luz in the land of Canaan, and 5 ch.27.4.
blessed me,



4 And said unto me, Behold, I will make thee fruitful, and multiply thee, and I will make of thee a mul-h ch.37.33, titude of people; and will give this land to thy seed after thee, for b an everlasting possession.

5And now thy two sons, Ephraim and Manasseh, which c were born unto thee in the land of Egypt, before I came unto thee into Egypt, are mine: as Reuben and Simeon, they shall be mine.

I ver. 19.


6 And thy issue, which thou be-m ch.17.1. gettest after them, shall be thine, and shall be d called after the name of their brethren in their inherit

n Ps.103.4,5.

10 (Now the eyes of Israel were 1 dim for age, so that he could not see.) And he brought them near unto him; and he kissed them, and embraced them.

c ch.41.50-
c ch.

d Jos. 14.4.

35. 45.26.

i Ep.3.20.

& Ex.20.12.

Lev. 19.32.

0 ch.31.11.


p Ps.34.22.

7 And as for me, when I came from Padan, Rachel e died by me in the land of Canaan, in the way, when yet there was but a little way to come 2 as fishes do unto Ephrath: and I buried her there in the way of Ephrath; the same is Beth-lehem.


q Num.26.34.

8 And Israel beheld Joseph's sons, and said, Who are these?

9 And Joseph said unto his father, They are my sons, whom God hath given ƒ me in this place. And he said, Bring them, I pray thee, unto me, and I will bless g them.

37. r Nu. 1.33,35. Deut.33.17.

s ch.25.23.

3 fulness.

t Ru.4.11,12.

u ch.50.24.
Jos.23. 14.

Jos. 17.14.
(CHAP. 49.)
a De.33.1,&c.

b Num.24.14.

17 And when Joseph saw that his father laid his right hand upon the head of Ephraim, it displeased him; and he held up his father's hand, to remove it from Ephraim's head unto Manasseh's head.

c Is.2.2.

18 And Joseph said unto his father, Not so, my father; for this is the firstborn; put thy right hand upon his head.

19 And his father refused, and said, 1 know it, my son, I know it: he also shall become a people, and he also shall be great: but r truly his younger s brother shall be greater than he, and his seed shall become a 3 multitude of nations.

20 And he blessed them that day, saying, In thee t shall Israel bless, saying, God make thee as Ephraini and as Manasseh: and he set Ephraim before Manasseh.

21 And Israel said unto Joseph, Behold, I die; but u God shall be with you, and bring you again unto the land of your fathers.

22 Moreover, I have given to thee one portion above v thy brethren, which I took out of the hand of the Amorite with my sword and with my bow.


1 Jacob calleth his sons to bless them: 3 their blessings in particular. 29 His charge concerning his burial. 33 His death.

11 And Israel said unto Joseph, 1h had not thought to see thy face; and, lo, God i hath shewed me also thy seed.

12 And Joseph brought them out from between his knees, and he bowed himself with his face to the earth.

2 Gather yourselves together, and hear, ye sons of Jacob; and hearken unto Israel your father.

3 Reuben, thou art my firstborn, 13 And Joseph took them both, d Deut.21.17. my might, and the beginning d of Ephraim in his right hand toward my strength, the excellency of dig

AND a Jacob called unto his sons,

and said, Gather yourselves together, that I may tell you that b which shall befall you in the last days.c

GENESIS, L. B. C. 1688.

Jacob blesseth his

nity, and the excellency of power: 4 Unstable as water, 1 thou shalt not excel because e thou wentest 1 do not thou. up to thy father's bed: then defiledst e ch.35.22. thou it: 2 he went up to my couch. Deut.5.21. 5 T Simeon f and Levi are bre-2 or, my thren; 3 instruments of cruelty g are in their habitations.

couch is gone. fch.29.33,34. 3 or, their

6 O,h my soul, come not thou into their secret; unto their assembly, nune honour, be not thou united: for in their anger they slew a man, and in their self-will they 4 digged down a wall.

7 Cursed be their anger, for it was fierce; and their wrath, for it was cruel: I will divide i thein in Jacob, and scatter them in Israel.

12 His u eyes shall be red with wine, and his teeth white with milk.

13 T Zebulun v shall dwell at the haven of the sea; and he shall be for an haven of ships; and his border shall be unto Zidon.

14 Issachar is a strong ass, couching down between two burdens:

15 And he saw that rest was good, and the land that it was pleasant; and bowed his shoulder to bear, and became a servant unto tribute.

8 Judah, thou k art he whom thy brethren shall praise; thy hand shall be in the neck of thine enemies: thy father's children shall bown down before thee. 9 Judah is a lion's whelp; from them Nu.23.24. prey, my son, thou art gone up: he Rev.5.5. stooped down, he couched as an Nu.24.17. lion,m and as an old lion; who shall Ps.60.7. rouse him up? 10 The sceptre n shall not depart ? De.28.57. from Judah, nor a lawgiver o from p q Is. 11.1-5. Eze.21.27. between his feet, until Shiloh qr Jno. 11.52. come; and unto himr shall the ga- 12.32. thering of the people be.


11 Binding his foal unto the vine, and his ass's colts unto the choice vine; he washed his garments in wine, t and his clothes in the blood of grapes:

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22 Joseph is a fruitful bough, even a fruitful bough by a well, whose 6 branches run over the wall.

g ch. 34.2529.

h Ps.26.9. Pr. 1.15,16. 4 or, houghed oxen.

i Jos.21.3. k ch.29.35. Ps.76.1. 11 Chr.5.2.


s Mat.21.2.

t Is.63.1-3. u Cant.5.10


v Jos. 19.10. w Ju.13.2,&c.

s arrow


x Ps.40.1. Is.25.9,26.8. y 1Chr.5.18. daughters.

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30 In the cave n that is in the field of Machpelah, which is before Mamre, in the land of Canaan, which Abraham bought with the field of Ephron the Hittite for a possession of a buryingplace.

31 There they buried Abraham and Sarah his wife; there they buried Isaac and Rebekah his wife; and there I buried Leah.

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Jacob's death and funeral.


him; for so are fulfilled the days B. C. 1688.
of those which are embalmed and
the Egyptians mourned 1 for him b
threescore and ten days.

1 wept.

4 And when the days of his mourn-bNu.20.29. ing were past, Joseph spake unto the house of Pharaoh, saying, If now I have found grace in your eves, speak, I pray you, in the ears of Pharaoh, saying,

c ch.47.29.

d Is.22.16.

5 My father made me swear, c say-e ing, Lo, I die: in my grave which I'd have digged for me in the land of Canaan, there shalt thou bury me. Now therefore let me go up, I pray thee, and bury my father, and I will come again.

6 And Pharaoh said, Go up and bury thy father, according as he made thee swear.


Ex. 10 9,26. f Deut.34.8.

14 And Joseph returned into Egypt, he, and his brethren, and



Job 2.13.
Acts 8.2.

2 i. e. the
of the
g ch.49.29.

h ch.23. 16.

7 And Joseph went up to bury his father: and with him went up all the servants of Pharaoh, the elders of his house, and all the elders of the land of Egypt,


8 And all the house of Joseph, and i ch.27.41.
his brethren,and his father's house: |
only their little ones, e and their
flocks, and their herds, they left in
the land of Goshen.

Job 15.21.

9 And there went up with him both chariots and horsemen; and it was a very great company.

10 And they came to the threshing-floor of Atad, which is beyond Jordan, and there they mourned with a great and very sore lamentation: and he made a mourning f for his father seven days.

11 And when the inhabitants of the land, the Canaanites, saw the mourning in the floor of Átad, they said, This is a grievous mourning to the Egyptians; wherefore the m Ps.56.5. name of it was called 2 Abel-miz-n ch.45.5,7. o Mat.5.44. raim, which is beyond Jordan. 12 And his sons did unto him to their according as he commanded g hearts. them: p Job 42.16.

3 charged.

Lu. 17.3,4.

l De.32.35.

Joseph's death. all that went up with him to bury his father, after he had buried his father.

15 T And when Joseph's brethren saw that their father i was dead, they said, Joseph will peradventure hate us, and will certainly requite us all the evil which we did unto him.

16 And they 3 sent a messenger unto Joseph, saying, Thy father did command before he died, saying, 17 So shall ye say unto Joseph, Forgive, I pray theek now, the trespass of thy brethren, and their sin; for they did unto thee evil: and now, we pray thee, forgive the trespass of the servants of the God And Joseph wept of thy father. when they spake unto him.

18 And his brethren also went and fell down before his face: and they said, Behold, we be thy servants.

19 And Joseph said unto them, Fear not: for am I in the place i of God?

q Nu.32.39.

5 born.

20 But as for you, ye thought m evil against me; but God meant n it unto good, to bring to pass, as it is this day, to save much people alive.

21 Now therefore fear ye not: I will nourish you, o and your little ones. And he comforted them, and spake 4 kindly unto them. 22 And Joseph dwelt in Egypt, he, and his father's house: and Joseph lived an hundred and ten


23 And Joseph saw Ephraim's p Job 34.29. children, of the third generation: the children also of Machir q the son of Manasseh were 5 brought up upon Joseph's knees.

Ro. 12.19.
Heb. 10.30.

24 And Joseph said unto his brethren, I die: and God will surely visit you, r and bring you out of this land unto the land which he sware to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.

13 For his sons carried him into the land of Canaan, and buried him in the cave of the field of Machpelah, which Abraham bought hr Ex.3.16. with the field for a possession of as Ex. 13.19. buryingplace of Ephron the Hit

25 And Joseph took an oaths of the children of Israel, saying, God will surely visit you, and ye shall carry up my bones from hence.

Acts 7.16.

tite, before Mamre.

26 So Joseph died, being an hundred and ten years old: and they Heb.11.22. embalmed him, and he was put in a coffin in Egypt.


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