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shall ye bring down my gray hairs

with sorrow to the grave. 431 And the famine was sore in the 2 land. 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 3 us a little food. And Judah spake

unto him, saying, The man did solemnly protest unto us, saying, Ye

shall not see my face, except your 4 brother be with you. °If thou wilt

send our brother with us, we will go 5 down and buy thee food : 'but if thou

wilt not send him, we will not go down: for the man said unto us, Ye

shall not see my face, except your 6 brother be with you. °And Israel

said, Wherefore dealt ye so ill with me, as to tell the man whether


had (7 yet a brother? °And they said, The

man asked straitly concerning ourselves!, and concerning our kindred, saying, Is your father yet alive? have ye another brother? and we told him according to the tenor of these words: could we lin any wisel know that he

would say, Bring your brother down? 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 9 also our little ones. "I will be surety

for him; of my hand shalt thou require him: if I bring him not unto

thee, and set him before thee, then 10) 2let me bear the blame for ever: 'for

except we had lingered, surely we

had now returned tal second time. (11 °And their father Israel said unto

them, If it be so now, do this ; take of the Ichoicel fruits Tofi the land in your vessels, and carry down the man a present, a little 3balm, and a little

honey, 'spiceryl and myrrh, 4nuts, and (12 almonds : oand take double money in

your hand; and the money that was {returned' in the mouth of your sacks

carry again in your hand, peradven13 ture it was an oversight : "take also

your brother, and arise, go again unto 14 the man : °and 5God Almighty give

you mercy before the man, that he may release unto you! your other brother and Benjamin. $ÍAnd! if I be bereaved 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 16 before Joseph. And when Joseph

saw Benjamin with them, he said to the Istewardi of his house, Bring 'the! men 'into the house!, and slay, and

make ready; for 'thel men shall dine 17 with me at noon. °And the man did

as Joseph bade; and the man brought 18 the men into Joseph's house. And

the men were afraid, because they were brought into Joseph's house; and they said, Because of the money that was returned in our sacks at the first time are we brought in; that he may éseek occasion against us, and

fall upon us, and take us for bond19 men, and our asses. And they came

near to the steward of Joseph's house,

and they 'spake untol him at the door 20 of the house, oand said, Oh my lord',

we came indeed down at the first time 21 to buy food : °and it came to pass,

when we came to the lodging place', 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 22 in our hand. "And other money have

we brought down in our 'hand' to buy

food : we know noti who put our mon23 ey in our sacks. °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 24 out unto them. And the man brought

the men into Joseph's house, and gave them water, and they washed their

feet; and he gave their asses proven25 der. 'And they made ready the pres

ent against Joseph came at noon : for

they heard that they should eat bread 26 there. 'And when Joseph came home,

they brought him the present which was in their hand into the house, and

bowed down themselves to him to 27 the earth. °And he asked them of

their welfare, and said, Is your father

well, the old man of whom ye spake ? 28 Is he yet alive? "And they isaid',

Thy servant our father is 'welll, he is

yet alive. And they bowed the head, 29) and made obeisance. And he llifted'

up his eyes, and saw Benjamin his

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VERSION OF 1611.- XLIII. 7 (us).. of our state.. of.. certainly ; 10 this ; 11 (must).. best.. in .. spices; 12 brought again. . (it); 14 send away; 16 ruler .. these .. home .. these, 19 communed with ; 20 sir ; 21 inn; 22 hands.. cannot tell; 28 answered.. in good health .. down their heads; 29 lift.

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brother, his mother's son, and said, Is this your 'youngesti brother, of whom

ve spake unto me? And he said, God su be gracious unto thee, my son. °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 'camel

out; and 'hel refrained himself, and 32 said, Set on bread. And they set on

for him by himself, and for them by themselves, and for the Egyptians, which did eat with him, by themselves : because the Egyptians might not eat bread with the Hebrews; for that is

an abomination unto the Egyptians. 33 And they sat before him, the first

born according to his birthright, and the youngest according to his youth:

and the men marvelled one 'with an34 other. "And 'he took and sent messes

unto them from before him : but Benjamin's mess was five times so much as any of theirs. And they drank',

and ?were merry with him. 441 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 2 sack's mouth.' 'And put my cup, the

silver cup, in the sack's mouth of the youngest, and his corn money. And he did according to the word that 3 Joseph had spoken. "As soon as the

morning was light, the men were sent away, they and their asses. °And

when they were gone out of the city, and 'werel 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 b) ye rewarded evil for good ? °Is not

this it in which my lord drinketh, and whereby he indeed divineth ?


have (6 done evil in so doing. And he over

took them, and he spake unto them 1) these words. 'And they said unto him, Wherefore 'speaketh! my lord Isuch' words 'as these? God forbid that thy servants should do 'such a! & thing. '°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 (1 or gold? °With whomsoever of thy

servants it be found, let him die, and

we also will be my lord's bondmen. 10 °And he said, Now also let it be

according unto your words : he with whom it is found shall be my 'bond

man'; and ye shall be blameless. 11 °Then they ihasted, andi took down

every man his sack to the ground, and 12 opened every man his sack. "And he

searched, and began at the eldest, and

left at the youngest: and the cup was 13 found in Benjamin's sack. "Then

they rent their clothes, and laded

every man his ass, and returned to 14 the city. 'And Judah and his brethren

came to Joseph's house ; landi he was

yet there: and they fell before him on 15 the ground. °And Joseph said unto

them, What deed is this that ye have

done ? 'knowi ye not that such a man 16 as I can lindeed! divine ? °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 Ibondmen', both we,

and he also lin whose hand' the cup is (17 found. And he said, God forbid that

I should do so: the man in whose hand the cup is found, he shall be my Ibondman; but as for you, get you

up in peace unto your father. 18 Then Judah came near unto him,

and said, Oh my lord, let thy servant, I pray thee, speak a word in my lord's ears, and let not thine anger burn

against thy servant: for thou art even 19 as Pharaoh. My lord asked his ser

vants, saying, Have ye a father, or a 20 brother?' '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 lov21 eth him. 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 23 would die. °And thou saidst unto

thy servants, Except your youngest

brother come down with 24 see my face no more.

• And it came to pass when we came up unto thy

servant my father, we told him the (25 words of my lord. 'And our father

said, Go again, 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 27 youngest brother be with us. °And

you, ye shall

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VERSION OF 1611.-younger ; 31 went; 33 at; 34 drunk. XLIV. 6 (same); 7 saith .. according to this: 9 (both); 10 servant; 11 speedily ; 14 for; 15 wot .. certainly ; 16 servants with whom; 17 (but).. servant; and; 25 (and). = [22]

thy servant my father said unto us,

Ye know that my wife bare me two 28 sons : °and the one went out from me,

and I said, Surely he is torn in pieces; 29) and I have not iseen him since: 'and

if ye take this lonel also from me, and mischief befall him, ye shall bring

down my gray hairs with 'sorrow to 30 2the grave. Now therefore when I

come to thy servant my father, and the lad be not with us; seeing that

Bhis life is bound up in the lad's life; 31 °it shall come to pass, when he seeth

that the lad is not with us, that he will die: and thy servants shall bring down the gray hairs of thy servant

our father with sorrow to 2the grave. 32) °For thy servant became surety for

the lad unto my father, saying, if I bring him not unto thee, then shall I

bear the blame to my father for ever. 33) °Now therefore, let thy servant, I pray

thee, abide instead of the lad a bond

man to my lord; and let the lad go up (34 with his brethren. For how shall I

go up to my father, and the lad be not with me? lest I see the evil that shall

come on my father. 451 Then Joseph could not refrain him

self before all them that stood by him; and he cried, Cause every man to go out from me. And there stood no man

with him, while Joseph made himself 2 known unto his brethren. And he 4wept aloud : and the Egyptians

'heard!, and the house of Pharaoh 3 heard. °And Joseph said unto his

brethren, I am Joseph; doth my father yet live? And his brethren could not

answer him; for they were troubled 4 at his presence. °And Joseph said

unto his brethren, Come near to me, I pray you. And they came near.

And he said, I am Joseph your broth5 er, whom ye sold into Egypt. Andi

now be not grieved, nor angry with yourselves, that ye sold me hither:

for God did send me before you to 6) preserve life. °For these two years

hath the famine been in the land: and there are yet five years, in the which

there shall be neither 'plowing! nor 7 harvest. °And God sent me before

you to preserve you a 'remnanti in

the earth, and to save 'you alivel 5by (8 a great deliverance. °So now it was

not you that sent me hither, but God: and he hath made me a father to

Pharaoh, and lord of all his house, and ruler lover all the land of Egypt. 9 °Haste 'ye!, and go up to my father,

and say unto him, Thus saith thy son Joseph, God 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 11) thy herds, and all that thou hast: Pand

there will I nourish thee; for there are yet five years of famine; lest thou come to poverty, thou', and thy

household, and all that thou hast. 12 °And, behold, your eyes see, and the

eyes of my brother Benjamin, that it

is my mouth that speaketh unto you. 13 °And lyel shall tell my father of all

my glory in Egypt, and of all that 'ye!

have seen; and ye shall haste and 14 bring down my father hither. 'And he

fell upon his brother Benjamin's neck,

and wept; and Benjamin wept upon 15 his neck. °1 And he kissed all his

brethren, and wept upon them: and after that his brethren talked with

him. 16 And the fame thereof was heard

in Pharaoh's house, saying, Joseph's

brethren are come: and it pleased 17 Pharaoh well, and his servants. And

Pharaoh said unto Joseph, Say unto thy brethren, This do ye; lade your beasts, and

go, get you unto the land 18 of Canaan; "and take your father and

your households, and come unto me: and I will give you the good of the

land of Egypt, and ye shall eat the 19 fat of the land. Now thou art com

manded, this do ye; you wagons out of the land of Egypt for your little

ones, and for your wives, and bring 20 your father, and come. 'Also regard not

your for the good of all the 21 land of Egypt is yours.

°And the Isons of Israel did so: and Joseph gave them wagons, according to the

commandment of Pharaoh, and gave 22 them provision for the way. "To all

of them he gave each man changes of raiment; but to Benjamin he gave

three hundred pieces of silver, and 23 five changes of raiment. °And to his

father he sent after this manner; ten asses laden with the good things of Egypt, and ten she-asses laden with corn and bread and Ivictuall for his

stuff ;

1 Heb. evil. 2 Heb. Sheol. See ch. xxxvii. 35. 3 Or, his soull is knit with the lad's

I soul See 1 Sam. xviii. I.

4 Heb. gave forth his voice in weep

ing 5 Or, ito bel a great Icompany that


VERSION OF 1611. - 28 saw; 34 (peradventure). XLV. 5 therefore; 6 earing; 7 pos. terity..your lives ; 8 (a). . throughout; 9 you ; 13 you.. you ; 15 Moreover ; 21 children; 23 meat.

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21 father by the way. So he sent his

brethren away, and they departed :

and he said unto them, See that ye fall 35 not out by the way. And they went

up out of Egypt, and came into the

land of Canaan unto Jacob their father. 26 °And they told him, saying, Joseph

is yet alive, and he is 'rulert over all the land of Egypt. And 'hisi heart

fainted, for he believed them not. 27 And they told him all the words of

Joseph, which he had said unto them: and when he saw the wagons which Joseph had sent to carry him, the

spirit of Jacob their father revived: 28 and Israel said, It is enough; Joseph

my son is yet alive : I will go and see

him before I die. 461 And Israel took his journey with

all that he had, and came to Beer

sheba, and offered sacrifices unto the 2 God of his father Isaac. And God

spake unto Israel in the visions of the

night, and said, Jacob, Jacob. And 3 he said, Here am I. And he said, I

am God, the God of thy father: fear not to go down into Egypt; for I will

there make of thee a great nation : 1 °I will go down with thee into Egypt;

and I will also surely bring thee up

again: and Joseph shall put his hand 5 upon thine eyes. °And Jacob rose

up from Beer-sheba : and the sons of Israel carried Jacob their father, and their little ones, and their wives,

in the wagons which Pharaoh had sent 6 to carry him. And they took their

cattle, and their goods, which they had gotten in the land of Canaan, and

came into Egypt, Jacob, and all his 1 seed with him : "his sons, and his

sons' sons with him, his daughters, and his sons' daughters, and all his seed brought he with him into Egypt.

And these are the names of the children of Israel, which came into

Egypt, Jacob and his sons : Reuben, 9 Jacob's firstborn. And the sons of

Reuben; Hanoch, and Pallul, and 10 Hezron, and Carmi. 'And the sons

of Simeon; Jemuel, and Jamin, and Ohad, and ?Jachin, and Zohar, and

Shaul the son of a Canaanitish woman. 11 °And the sons of Levi; 4Gershon, Ko12 hath, and Merari. And the sons of

Judah; Er, and Onan, and Shelah,

and 'Perez', and Zerah : but Er and Onan died in the land of Canaan.

And the sons of 'Perezi were Hezron 13 and Hamul. And the sons of Issa

char; Tola, and 51 Puvah', and 'Iobi, 14 and Shimron. And the sons of Ze

bulun; Sered, and Elon, and Jahleel. 15 "These lare the sons of Leah, which

she bare unto Jacob in 'Paddan-aram, with his daughter Dinah : all the souls

of his sons and his daughters were 16 thirty and three. And the sons of

Gad; «Ziphion, and Haggi, Shuni,

and ?Ezbon, Eri, and Arodi, and 17 Areli. And the sons of Asher; 'Im

nah', and 'Ishvah', and 'Ishvil, and Beriah, and Serah their sister; and

the sons of Beriah ; Heber, and Mal18 chiel. *These are the sons of Zil

pah, 'whichi Laban gave to Leah his

daughter, and these she bare unto 19 Jacob, even sixteen souls. "The sons

of Rachel Jacob's wife"; Joseph and 20 Benjamin. And unto Joseph in the

land of Egypt were born Manasseh and Ephraim, which Asenath

the daughter of Poti-phera priest of On (21 bare unto him. And the sons of

Benjamin ; Bela and, Becher, and
Ashbel, Gera, and Naaman, 'Ehi,

and Rosh, 10 Muppim, and 11 Huppim, 22 and Ard. "These are the sons of

Rachel, which were born to Jacob : 23 all the souls were fourteen. And the 24 sons of Dan; 12Hushim. "And the

sons of Naphtali ; 13 Jahzeel, and Guni, 25) and Jezer, and 14Shillem. "These are

the sons of Bilhah, which Laban gave unto Rachel his daughter, and these

she bare unto Jacob: all the souls 26 were

All the 15souls that came with Jacob into Egypt, which came out of his loins, besides Jacob's

sons' wives, all the souls were three27 score and six; and the sons of

Joseph, which were born to him in Egypt, were two souls : all the souls of the house of Jacob, which came

into Egypt, were threescore and ten. 28 And he sent Judah before him unto

Joseph, to Ishew the way before him!

unto Goshen; and they came into the 29) and of Goshen. °And Joseph made

ready his chariot, and went up to meet Israel his father, to Goshen; and he presented himself unto him,


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11 In Num. xxvi. 39, Hupham. 19 In Num, xxvi. 42, Shuham. 13 In 1 Chr. vii. 13. Jahsicl. 14 In 1 Chr. vii. 13, Shallum. 15 Or, souls I belonging tol Jacob that


l'ERSION OF 1611.-26 governor .. Jacob's. XLVI. 9 Phallu ; 12 Pharez . . Pharez; 13 Phuvah. . Job; 15 be..Padan; 17 Jimnah.. Ishuah. . Ishui ; 18 whom; 21 were; 28 direct his face. = [17]


and fell on his neck, and wept on his 30 neck a good while. °And Israel said

unto Joseph, Now let me die, since I

have seen thy face, 'that thou art yet 31 alive. °And Joseph said unto his

brethren, and unto his father's house, I will go up, and Itelli Pharaoh, and

will say unto him, My brethren, and my father's house, which were in the

land of Canaan, are come unto me; 32 °and the men are shepherds, for 'they

havel been 'keepers of cattle; and they have brought their flocks, and

their herds, and all that they have. 33 °And it shall come to pass, when

Pharaoh shall call you, and shall say, (34 What is your occupation ? °that ye

shall say, Thy 'servants have been
"keepers of cattle from our youth
even until
now, both we,

and fathers : that ye may dwell in the land of Goshen; for every shepherd is an abomination unto the

Egyptians. 471 Then Joseph 'went in! and told

Pharaoh, and said, My father and my brethren, and their flocks, and their herds, and all that they have, are come out of the land of Canaan ; and,

behold, they are in the land of Goshen. (2) °And from among his brethren he

took five men, and presented them (3 unto Pharaoh. 'And Pharaoh said

unto his brethren, What is your occupation ? And they said unto Pharaoh,

Thy servants are shepherds, both we, (4) and our fathers. i And they said

unto Pharaoh, To sojourn in the land are we come ; for there is no pasture for thy servants' flocks; for the famine is sore in the land of Canaan : now therefore, we pray thee, let thy

servants dwell in the land of Goshen. 5 °And Pharaoh spake unto Joseph,

saying, Thy father and thy brethren 6 are come unto thee: "the land of

Egypt is before thee ; in the best of the land make thy father and thy! brethren to dwell; in the land of Goshen let them dwell: and if thou knowest any liable men among them,

then make them rulers over my cattle. 7 °And Joseph brought in Jacob his

father, and set him before Pharaoh : 8 and Jacob blessed Pharaoh. And

Pharaoh said unto Jacob, How many

are the days of the years of thy lifel? 9)°And Jacob said unto Pharaoh, The

days of the years of my ?pilgrimage aré an hundred and thirty years : few and evil have been the days of the years of my life, and 'they have not áttained unto the days of the years of

the life of my fathers in the days of 10 their ?pilgrimage. °And Jacob blessed

Pharaoh, and went out from 'the pre11 sence of Pharaoh.

°And Joseph placed his father and his brethren, and gave them a possession in the land of Egypt, in the best of the land,

in the land of Rameses, as Pharaoh 12 had commanded. And Joseph nour

ished his father, and his brethren, and all his father's household, with bread,

Baccording to their families. (13

And there was no bread in all the land; for the famine was very sore, so that the land of Egypt and the land

of Canaan fainted by reason of the 14 famine. '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: and

Joseph brought the money into Pha15 raoh's house. And when the money

Iwas all spent' 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 Touri 16 money faileth

°And Joseph said, Give your cattle; and I will give you (17 for your cattle, if money fail.

"And they brought their cattle unto Joseph : and Joseph gave them bread in exchange for the horses, and for the flocks, and for the herds, and for the asses: and he 6fed them with bread

lin exchangel for all their cattle for (18) that year. And when that year was

ended, they came unto him the second year, and said unto him, We will not hide from my lord, how that our money is 'all' spent; "and the herds of cattle 'arel my 'lord's!; there is 'nought' left

in the sight of my lord, but our bodies, 19 and our lands:' 'wherefore ishould!

we die before thine eyes, both we and our land ? buy us and our land for bread, and we and our land will be servants unto Pharaoh : and give us seed, that we may live, and not die,

land! that the land be not desolate. 20 °Sol Joseph bought all the land of

Egypt for Pharaoh; for the Egyptians sold every man his field, because the

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4 Heb. cattle of the flocks, and for

the cattle of the herds. 5 Heb. led them as a shepherd.

VERSION OF 1611.- 30 because; 31 shew; 32 their trade hath .. to feed ; 34 servants' trade hath . .about.. (also). – - XLVII. 1 came ; 2 some of ..even ; 3 (also); 4 moreover . . (For). . servants have .. their; 6 man of activity amongst; 8 old art thou ; 10 before; 13 (all); 15 failed.. the ; 17 (the cattle of); 18 (it). . Jord also had our.. not ought; 19 shall; 20 And. = [45]

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