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Birth of Pharez and Zarah. GENESIS, XXXIX. The History of Joseph. laid by her vail from her, and put on the B.C. 1729. that his master's wife cast her eyesa upon garments of her widowhood.

- Joseph; and she said, Liec with me. 20 And Judah sent the kid by the hand a Job 31. 1. 8 But he refused, d and said unto his mas. of his friend the Adullamite, to receive Ps. 119. 37. ter's wife, Behold, my master wotteth pot his pledge from the woman's hand; but 62 Sa. 14.2,5. what is with me in the house, and he hath he found her not.

c2 Sa. 13.11. committed all that he hath to my hand; 21 Then he asked the men of that place, a Pr. 1. 10. 9 There is none greater in this house saying, Where is the harlot, that was Bor, in than I; neither hath he kept back any openly B by the way side? And they said,


thing from me but thee, because thou art There was no harlot in this place. ..

eLe. 20. 10.

his wife: how then can I do this great 22 And he returned to Judah, and said,] Pr.6.29, 32. wickedness, and sint against God? I cannot find her; and also the men of 12 Sa. 12. 13. 10 And it came to pass, as she spake to the place said, that there was no harlot Ps. 51. 4. Joseph day by day,” that he hearkened not in this pla

Je. 28. 16. | unto her, to lie by her, or to be with her. 23 And Judah said, Let her take it to y become a 11 And it came to pass about this time, her, lest we y be shamed:9 behold, I sent contempt. that Joseph went into the house to do this kid, and thou hast not found her. o Pr. 6. 33. his business; and there was none of the

24 And it came to pass about three Ro. 6, 21. men of the house there within. months after, that it was told Judah, say.

Ep. 5. 12.

12 And she caught him by his garment, ing, Tamarthy daughter in law hath

h Pr. 22. 14.

saying, Lie with me: and he left his garplayed the harlot;. and also, behold, she

23. 27. i Pr. 7. 13.

ment in her hand, and fled,' and got him out. is with child by whoredom. And Judah k Ju. 19. 2.

13 And it came to pass, when she saw said, Bring her forth, and let her be burnt. Ho. 3. 3. that he had left his garment in her hand,

25 When she was brought forth, she Ec. 7. 26. and was fled forth, sent to her father in law, saying, By the m Le. 21. 9. 14 That she called unto the men of her man, whose these are, am I with child: and De. 22. 21. house, and spake unto them, saying, See, she said, Discern,” I pray thee, whose are 2 Sa. 12. 5. | he hath brought in an Hebrew unto

) Us these, the signet, and bracelets, and staff.

nchap. 37.32.

to mockr us: he came in unto me to lie 26 And Judah acknowledged them, and

o verse 18.
p Eze. 22. 5.

with me, and I cried with a 8 loud voice: said, She hath been morel righteous than

| 15 And it came to pass, when he heard 1; because that I gave her not tor Shelah o great.

that I lifted up my voice and cried, that my son son. An

91 Sa. 24. 17 i nos more.

he left his garment with me, and fled,

r verse 14. 27 And it came to pass in the time of

.Job 34.31,32 her travail, that, behold, twins were in Ro. 13. 12. 16 And she laid up his garment by her, her womb.

Tit. 2. 11,12. until his lord came home. 28 And it came to pass, when she tra t Ex. 23. 1. | 17 And she spake unto himt according vailed, that the one put out his hand : Ps. 37. 14. to these words, saying, The Hebrew serand the midwife took and bound upon 120. 3. vant, which thou hast brought unto us, his hand a scarlet thread, saying, This Pr. 12. 19. came in unto me to mock me: came out first.

Šor, where 18 And it came to pass, as I lifted up 29 And it came to pass, as he drew back fore hast

my voice, and cried, that he left his garhis hand, that, behold, his brother came

thou made

ment with me, and fled out.

this breach out: and she said, SHow hast thou

19 And it came to pass, when his master

against broken forth? this breach be upon thee:


heard the words of his wife, which she therefore his name was called Pharez.

spake unto him, saying, After this man30 And afterward came out his bro. 171.0. a oreach.

ner did thy servant to me, that his

u Nu. 26. 20. ther, that had the scarlet thread upon his |

wratho was kindled.

1 Ch. 2. 4. hand : and his name was called Zarah.

1 20 And Joseph's master took him, and

Mat. 1. 3.

v Pr 6.34 35. put him into thew prison, a place where

Ca. 8. 6. the king's prisoners were bound: and he AND Joseph was brought down to w chap.41.14. was there in the prison. Egypt; and Potiphar, an officer of Ps. 105. 18. 21 But the LORD was with Joseph, and Pharaoh, captain of the guard, an Egyp-B extended shewed e him mercy, and gave him* favour tian. bought him of the hands of the Ish-l kindness in the sight of the keeper of the prison. meelites, which had brought him down unto him. 22 And the keeper of the prison comthither.

* Ex. 12. 36. mitted to Joseph's hand all the prisoners 2 And the LORD was with a Joseph, and Ps. 106. 46. that were in the prison; and whatsoever he was a prosperous man; and he was in Pr. 16.7. they did there, he was the doer of it.. the house of his master the Egyptian.

Da. 1.9.

23 The keeper of the prison looked not 3 And his master saw that the LORD

Ac. 7. 10.

to any thing that was under his hand; be

y ver. 2, 3. was with him, and that the LORD made

cause the LORD was with him, and that

z chap.37.36. all that he did to prosper in his hand.

which he did, the LORDY made it to

Ps. 105. 17. 4 And Joseph found grace in his

al Sa. 16.18

prosper. sight, and he served him: and he made

18. 14, 28 him overseerd over his house, and all


Ac. 7. 9. that he had he put into his hand.

6 Jos. i.7, 8. AND it came to pass after these things, 5 And it came to pass from the time 1 Ch.22. 13. that the butlers of the king of Egypt and that he had made him overseer in his · Ps. 1.3. This baker had offended their lord the king house, and over all that he had, that the C verse 21. of Egypt. LORD blessed the Egyptian's house for 1 Sa. 16. 22.

| 2 And Pharaoh was wrothy against two Joseph's sake; and the blessing of the

d chap. 24.2.

of his officers, against the chief of the butLORD was upon all that he had in the

chap.30.27. lers, and against the chief of the bakers.

I Ne. 1. 11. house, and in the field..

Pr. 16. ja 3 And he put them in ward in the house 6 And he left all that he had in Jo

19. 19. 1 of the captain of the guard, into the pri. seph's hand; and he knew not ought he h De. 28.3..6. son, the place where Joseph was bound. liad, save the bread which he did eat. | ich.39.20,23. 4 And the captain of the guard charged And Joseph was a goodlyk person, and k1 Sa. 16. 12. Joseph with them, and he served them : well favoured.

17. 42. and they continued a season in ward. 7 And it came to pass after these things, 1 - --- 5 And they dreamed a dream both

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Pharaoh's butler and baker. GENESIS. XLI. Pharaoh's dreams interpreted. of them, each man his dreamų in one B.C. 1718. | 3 And, behold, seven other kine came night, each man according to the inter

- up after them out of the river, ill fapretation of his dream, the butler and a Job33.15..17 voured and leanfleshed, and stood by the baker of the king of Egypt, which Da. 4. 5. the other kine upon the brink of the river. were bound in the prison.


4 And the ill favoured and leanfleshed 6 And Joseph came in unto them in yare your kine did eat up the seven well favoured the morning, and looked upon them, and, faces evil? and fat kine. So Pharaoh awoke. behold, they were sad.

TeNe. 2. 2. I 5 And he slept and dreamed the second 7 And he asked Pharaoh's officers that a ch. 41. 15. time: and, behold, seven ears of corn were with him in the ward of his lord's Da. 2.11,28. came up upon one stalk, Brank and good. house, saying, Wherefore y look ye SoDa. 4. 6;.19..6 And, behold, seven thin ears, and

7. 28. sadlyé to day >

| blasted with the east wind, sprung up

8. 27. 8 And they said unto him, We have o Ex žü.. after them. dreamed a dream, and_there is non in- Is. 29. 14. 7 And the seven thin ears devoured the terpreter of it. And Joseph said unto Da. 2. 2." seven rank and full ears. And Pharaoh them, Do not interpretations belong to h Ju. 7. 13. awoke, and, behold, it was a dream. God? tell me them, I pray you...

il Co.1.19. 8 And it came to pass in the morning, that 9 And the chief butler told his dream jch. 40. 2. his spirits was troubled; and he sent and to Joseph, and said to him, In my

kch. 40. 5.

called for allthe magicians of Egypt, and

Ich. 41. 25. dream, behold, a vine was before me;

all the wise men thereof: and Pharaoh' told

Da. 2. 36. 10 And in the vine were three branches :

them his dream; but there was none thai and it was as though it budded, and her

8 or, reckon.

could interpreti them unto Pharaoh. blossoms shot forth; and the clusters 2 Ki. 25. 27. 9 Then spake the chief butler unto thereof brought forth ripe grapes :

Je. 52.31.

Pharaoh, saying, I do remember my 1) And Pharaoh's cup was in my hand; Sremember faults this day." and I took the grapes, and pressed them

me with

10 Pharaoh was wroth; with his ser

thee. into Pharaoh's cup, and I gave the cup n 18a 20.14.15 vanu

vants, and put me in ward in the capinto Pharaoh's hand.

1 TK22""? tain of the guard's house, both me and 12 And Joseph said unto him, This is Lu. 23. 42. the chief baker. the interpretation of it:: The three

n made him

Ill And we dreamed a dream in one branches are three days:

night, I and he; kwe dreamed each man ac13 Yet within three days shall Pha-01 Sa. 2.8. cording to the interpretation of his dream. raoh 8 lift up thine head,m and restore Ps. 105. 20. 12 And there was there with us a young thee unto thy place: and thou shalt deliver p 1 Sa. 24. 11. man, an Hebrew, servant to the captain of Pharaoh's cup into his hand, after the for- Ps. 59. 3, 4. the guard; and we told him, and he intermer manner when thou wast his butler.

Da. 6. 22.

preted to us our dreams; to each man ac14 But Šthink on me when it shall be ?

Ps. 25. 14.

cording to his dream he did interpret.

Da. 5. 16. well with thee, and shew kindness," I pray

13 And it came to pass, as he interthee, unto me; and make mention of me un

O or, when

preted to us, so it was; me he restored

thou hearto Pharaoh, and bring me out of this house:

est a dream

unto mine office, and him he hanged. .15 For indeed I was stolen away out

thou canst

14 Then Pharaoh sent and called Joof the land of the Hebrews; and here interpret it. seph, and they n brought him hastily out also have I done nothing that they rch. 40.8.

of the dungeon: and he shaved himself, should put me into the dungeon.

Da. 2. 30.

and changed his raiment, and came in 16 When the chief baker saw that the 2 Co. 3. 5. unto Pharaoh. interpretation was good, he said unto Jo-kor, full of

15 And Pharaoh said unto? Josepla, seph, I also was in my dream, and, behold, holes. I have dreamed a dream, and there is I had three « white baskets on my head: la meat of none that can interpret it: and I have

17 And in the uppermost basket there Pharaoh, heard say of thee, that Othou canst unwas of all manner of "bakemeats for the work derstand a dream to interpret it. Pharaoh ; and the birds did eat them of a baker, | 16 And Joseph answered Pharaoh, out of the basket upon my head.

or, cook, saying, It is not in me: God shall give 18 And Josephanswered and said,

&ch. 41. 26.

Pharaoh an answer of peace.

t ver. 13. This is the interpretation thereof: The

17 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, In

u ver. 1. three baskets are three days :

my dream, behold, I stood upon the 19 Yet within threet days shall Pha

u or, reckon

bank of the river: u

thee, and raoh u lift up thy head from off thee,

18 And, behold, there came up out of

take thy and shall hang thee on a tree; and the

office from

the river seven kine, fatfleshed and well birds shall eat thy fleshv from off thee.


favoured; and they fed in a meadow. 20 and it came to pass the third day, v1 Sa. 17.44. 19 And, behold, seven other kine came which was Pharaoh's birthday,* that he 2 Sa. 21.10. up after them, poor, and very ill favoured made a feast unto all his servants : and he – Mat. 14. 6. and leanfleshed, such as I never saw in lifted v up the head of the chief butler and Mar. 6. 21. all the land of Egypt for badness : of the chief baker among his servants. vor, reck. 20 And the lean and the ill favoured

21 And he restored the chief butler oned. kine did eat up the first seven fat kine: unto his butlership again; and he gave it come to | 21 And when they had Teaten them the cupy into Pharaoh's hand :

the inward up, it could not be known that they had 22 But he hanged the chief baker; as

eaten them; but they were still ill favourJoseph had interpreted: to them.

of them.

| ed, as at the beginning. So I awoke.

y Ne, 2.1, , 23 Yet did not the chief butler remem- |

22 And I saw in my dream, and, behold,

2 ver. 19. ber Joseph, but a forgat him.

a Ps. 31. 12.

seven ears came up in one stalk, full and CHAPTER XLI.

Ec.9.15,16. good: AND it came to pass, at the end of Am. 6. 6. 23 And, behold, seven ears, p withered, two full years, that Pharaoh' dreamed; Leor, small.

thin, and blasted with the east wind, and, behold, he'stood by the river.

I 6 Es. 6.1 sprung up after them: ,,2 And, behold, there came up out of Da. 2. 1. * 24 And the thin ears devoured the the river seven 'well favoured kine, and ever. 8.. seven good ears. And I told this unto fatfleshed ; and they fed in a meadow.

1 Da. 4. 7. I the magicians; but there was none


The History of Joseph.

GENESIS, XLII. His brethren come into Egypt. that could declare it to me.

| B.C. 1715. presence of Pharaoh, and went through25 And Joseph said unto Pharaoh,

out all the land of Egypt. The dream of Pharaoh is one: God hath a Da. 2.29,45. 47 And in the seven plenteous years sbewed Pharaoh what he is abouta to do. | Re. 4. 1. the earth brought forth by handfuls. 26 The seven good kine are seven years; 1

02. ki. 8. 1. 48 And he gathered up all the food of the

c ch. 22. 17. and the seven good ears are seven years : Ju712 seven years, which were in the land of the dream is one.

îsa 135. Egypt, and laid up the food in the cities : 27 And the seven thin and ill favoured kine, Ps. 78. 27. the food of the field which was round that came up after them, are seven years; d ch. 46. 20. about every city laid he up in the same. and the seven empty ears, blasted with the 48.5.1 49 And Joseph gathered corn as the east wind, shall be seven years of famine. e verse 47. sand of the sea, very much, until he left

28 This is the thing which I have Bor, prince. numbering; for it was without number. spoken unto Pharaoh: What God is about yi.e. for. 50 And unto Joseph were born two to do, he sheweth unto Pharaoh.

getting. sons d before the years of famine came; 29 Behold, there come seven years verse 54. which Asenath, the daughter of Potiof great plenty throughout all the land 9 ch. 47. 13. pherah, B priest of On, bare unto him. of Egypt:

8i.e. fruit. | 51 And Joseph called the name of the 30 And there shall arise after them . ful. firstborn y Manasseh: For God, said he, seven years of famine; f and all the plenty ch. 49. 22. hath made me forget all my toil, and all shall be forgotten in the land of Egypt; | Sheavy.

Sheavy. my father's house. and the famine shall consume, the land: ich. 37.7,9. 52 And the name of the second called

31 And the plenty shall not be known nor, pre. he 8 Ephraim: For God hath caused me in the land, by reason of that famine fol- pared of to be fruitful in the land of my affliction. lowing; for it shall be very $ grievous.... God.

| 53 And the seven years of plenteousness 32 And for that the dream was doubled k Nu. 23. 19. that was in the land of Egypt were ended. unto Pharaoh twice; i it is because the Is. 46. 10. 54 And the seven years of_dearth be

Iverse 30. thing is n established by God, and God me Je 4 1.2 gan to come, according as Joseph had will shortly bring it to pass.

La. 4. 4.

" said: 'and the dearth was in all lands; but 33 Now, therefore, let Pharaoh look

oor, over

in all the land of Egypt there was bread. out a man discreet and wise, and set him

55 And when all the land of Egypt was

seers. over the land of Egypt.

» Pr. 6. 6..8. | famished,m the people cried to Pharaoh 34 Let Pharaoh do this, and let him ap 22. 3. for bread : and Pharaoh said unto all the point officers over the land, and take up x all wherein Egyptians, Go unto Joseph; what he the fifth part of the land of Egypt in the was. saith to you, do. seven plenteous years."

och. 42. 6. 56 And the famine was over all the 35 And let them gather all the food of 47.14,24. face of the earth. And Joseph Kopened those good years that come, and lay up ^ be not cut all the storehouses, and sold' unto the corn under the hand of Pharaoh, and let off

Egyptians; and the famine waxed sore them keep food in the cities. .

P Ăc. 7. 12. in the land of Egypt. 36. And that food shall be for store to ! Ac. 7, 10. 57 And all countries came into Egypt the land against the seven years of famine,

Job 32. 8.

• to Joseph for to buy corn; because that which shall be in the land of Egypt; that Pr. 2.6.

| the famine was so sore in all lands. the land aperish not through the famine. Da. CHAPTER XLII.

37 And the thing was good in the eyes of 5.11. Now when P Jacob saw that there was Pharaoh, 9 and in the eyes of all his servants. ch. 43. 8. corn in Egypt, Jacob said unto his sons,

38 And Pharaoh said unto his servants, Ps. 118.17. Why do ye look one upon another? Can we find such a one as this is, a man Ps. 105. 21. 2 And he said. Behold. I have heard in whom" the Spirit of God is ? :

u be armed, that there is corn in Egypt: get you _39 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, or, kiss. down thither, and buy for us from Forasmuch as God hath shewed thee / “ verse 38. thence; that we may live, and not die.

v Da. 6.3. all this, there is none so discreet and

# Es. 3. 10.

| 3 And Joseph's'ten 'brethren went wise as thou art :

8.2. 8. 15. down to buy corn in Egypt. 40 Thou shalt be over my house, and ych. 41. 41.1 4 But Benjamin, Joseph's brother, Jacob according, unto thy word shall all my vor, silk. sent not with his brethren: for he said, people u be ruled : only in the throne - Da.5.7, 29. Lest peradventure mischief“ befall him. will I be greater than thou.

i or, tender | 5 And the sons of Israel came to buy 41 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, See, father. corn among those that came: for the faI have set theev over all the land of Egypt. e Abrech. mine was in the land of Canaan.

42 And Pharaoh took off his ring* from 'a ch.45.8,26.) 6 And Joseph was the governory over his hand, and put it upon Joseph's hand, Ac. 7. 10. the land, and he it was that sold to all the and arrayed him in vestures of v fine linen, o hard people of the land : and Joseph's brethren and put a gold chain: about his neck:

things came, and bowed down themselves be43 And he made him to ride in the se with them. fore him with their faces to the earth. cond chariot which he had : and they cried I which in 17 And Joseph saw his brethren, and he before him, ap Bow the knee : and he made the Coptic knew them, but made himself strange him ruler over all the landa of Egypt. signifies, unto them, and spake roughly unto

44 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, I am a revealer | them: and he said unto them, Whence Pharaoh, and without thee shall no man

of secrets,
or, the man

come ye? And they said, From the lift up his hand or foot in all the land

to whom

land of Canaan, to buy food. of Egypt.

secrets are 1.8 And Joseph knew his brethren, but _45 And Pharaoh called Joseph's name revealed. they knew not him. Zaphnath-paaneah; and he gave him 6 ch. 37. 5..9. 9 And Joseph remembered the dreams to wife Asenath, the daughter of_Poti- |

Id or, prince. which he dreamed of them, and said pherah, o priesto of On. And Joseph E. 2. 16. unto them, Ye are spies; to see the went out over all the land of Egypt.

2 Sa. 8. 18. nakedness of the land ye are come. 46 And Joseph was thirty years old a 1 Sa. 16.21.. 10 And they said unto him, Nay, my when he stood befored Pharaoh king of Da. 1. 19. lord, but to buy food are thy servants Egypt. And Joseph went out from thel Lu. 21. 36. I come.



Simeon kept for a pledge. GENESIS, XLIII. Benjamin goeth to Egypt.

11 We are all one man's sons; we are. B. C. 1706. said unto us, Hereby shall I know that ye true men; thy servants are no spies..

are true men : leave one of your brethren 12 And he said unto them, Nay, but to a chap.37.30. here with me, and take food for the famine see the nakedness of the land ye are come.

Je. 31. 15. of your households, and be gone; 13 And they said, Thy servants are

La. 5. 7.

1 34 And bring your youngest brother twelve brethren, the sons of one man in o chap.34.10. unto me: then shall I know that ye are the land of Canaan; and, behold, the . De. 6. 13. no spies, but that ye are true men: so youngest is this day with our father, 1 Sa. 1. 26. will I deliver you your brother, and ye and onea is not.

17. 55. shall traffico in the land. 14 And Joseph said unto them, That Ja. 5. 12. 1 35 And it came to pass, as they empis it that I spake unto you, saying, Ye d chap. 43.21. tied their sacks, that, behold, every man's are spies. 15 Hereby ye shall be proved; By

1. D

bundle of money was in his sack:d and Blound.

when both they and their father saw the the life of Pharaohc ye shall not go forth y gathered. bundles of money, they were afraid. hence, except your youngest brother echap.43.14., 36 And Jacob their father said unto come hither.

Tri Sa. 27. 1. them, Me have ye bereavede of my chil16 Send one of you, and let him fetch Job 7.7. dren: Joseph is not, and Simeon is not, your brother, and ye shall be B kept in Ec. 7. 8. and ye will take Benjamin away: all prison, that your words may be proved, Ro. 8. 28. these things are against me. whether there be any truth in you: or else, y chap.20.11. 37 And Reuben spake unto his father, by the life of Pharaoh surely ye are spies. Le. 25. 43. saying, Slay my two sons, if I bring him

17 And he y put them all together into | Ne. 5. 15. not to thee: deliver him into my hand, ward three days.

Lu. 18. 2, 4. and I will bring him to thee again. 18 And Joseph said unto them the third | n chap. 37.33.). 38 And he said, My son shall not go day, This do, and live ; for I fearg God.

down with you; for his brother ish dead,

i verse 34. 19 If ye be true men, let one of your

chap. 43. 5.1

and he is left alone: if mischief befall brethren be bound in the house of your

2:1 him by the way in the which ye go, then prison: go ye, carry corn for the famine

shall ye bring down my gray hairs k with of your houses :.

k chap.41.29. sorrow to the grave. 20 But bringi your youngest brother i Nu. 32. 23. A

CHAPTER XLIII. unto me; 80 shall your words be verified, | 1 Ki. 17. 18. AND the famine was sore m in the land. and ye shall not die. And they did so. T Job 36.8, 9. 2 And it came to pass, when they had

21 And they said one to another, We Hos. 5. 15. eaten up the corn which they had brought are verily guilty? concerning our brother, mchap. 41.54. out of Egypt, their father said unto them, in that we saw the anguish of his soul, La. 5. 10. | Go again, buy us a little food. when he besought us, and we would not

3 And Judah spake unto him, saying,

* Pr. 21. 13. hear;" therefore is this distress come 94 1 12 The man did solemnly protest unto us. upon us.

Je. 34. 17. saying, Ye shall not sce my face, except 22 And Reuben answered them, say Mat.7.2. | your brother be with you. ing, Spake I not unto you,' saying, Do

o protesting,

4 If thou wilt send our brother with not sin against the child: and ye would


ning us, we will go down and buy thee food : not hear therefore, behold, also his

15 But if thou wilt not send him, we will blood is required.

o chap.37.21. not go down : for the man said unto us, 23 And they knew not that Joseph un- p chap. 9. 5. Ye shall not see my face, except your derstood them; for Ś he spake unto them i Ki. 2. 32. brother be with you. by an interpreter.

2 Ch. 24. 22. 6 And Israel said, Wherefore dealt ye 24 And he turned himself about from Ps. 9. 12. l so ill with me, as to tell the man whether them, and wept; and returned to them S an inter. ye had yet a brother? again, and communed with them, and preter was In And they said, The man n asked us took from them Simeon, and bound him between straitly of our state, and of our kindred, before their eyes.

them. saying, Is your father yet alive? have ye 25 Then Joseph commanded to fill , asking, another brother ? and we told him accordtheir sacks with corn, and to restore asked us. ing to the tenor of these words : * every man's money into his sack, and le mouth. we certainly know that he would say, to give them provision for the way ::

| Bring your brother down? and thus did he unto them.

9 Mat. 5. 44. 8 Änd Judah said unto Israel his father, 26 And they laded their asses with the

Ro.12.17,20. Send the lad with me, and we will arise

Ep. 4. 2. corn, and departed thence.

and go; that we may live and not die, 27 And as one of them opened his Klenowing

| both we, and thou, and also our little ones.

could we sack," to give his ass provender in the

19 I will be suretys for him; of my hand

know? inn, he espied his money; for, behold,

shalt thou require him: if I bring him it was in his sack's mouth.

r chap. 43.21. not unto thee, and set him before thee, 28 And he said unto his brethren, My schap.44.32. then let me bear the blame for ever: money is restored; and, lo, it is even in Ps.119.122. 10 For except we had lingered, surely my sack: and their heart failed a them, and Phile.18,19. now we had returned r this second time. they were afraid, saying one to another, a went

11 And their father Israel said unto What is this that God hath done unto us? forth. them, If it must be so now, do this; take 29 And they came unto Jacob their

of the best fruits in the land in your

Mor, twice father unto the land of Canaan, and told

vessels, and carry down the man a pre

by this. him all that befell unto them, saying,

sent, « a little balm," and a little honey,

v with us 30 The man, who is the lord of the land,

spices, and myrrh, nuts, and almonds :

hard spake v roughlyt to us, and took us for

| “12 And take double money in your

things. spies of the country.

hand : and the money that was brought 31 And we said unto him, We are tver. 7, 12. again* in the mouth of your sacks, carry true men; we are no spies :

u Pr. 18. 16.

| it again in your hand; peradventure it 32 We be twelve brethren, sons of our

was an oversight. father : one is not, and the youngest is this v chap.37.25. 13 Take also your brother, and arise, day with our father in the land of Canaan. * chap. 42.25. go again unto the man: 33 And the man, the lord of the country, | - - 14 And God Almighty give you mercy

Joseph entertains his brethren. GENESIS, XLIV. His policy to detain thein. beforea the man, that he may send away B. C. 1705. | youngest according to his youth: and your other brother, and Benjamin. BIf |

the men marvelled one at another. I be bereavedb of my children, I am a Ne. 1. 11. 34 And he took and sent messesc unto bereaved.

Ps. 37. 5. them from before him: but Benjamin's 15 And the men took that present, and | Bor, and I, mess, was five times so much as any of they took double money in their hand, I

as I have

their's. And they drank, and y were and Benjamin; and rose up, and went

been, fc.

merryd with him. down to Egypt, and stood before Joseph.

6 Est. 4. 16.

1. CHAPTER XLIV. 16 And when Joseph saw Benjamin

c2 Sa. 11. 8.

AND he commanded the 8 steward of with them, he said to the rulere of his ly drank his house, saying, Fill the men's sacks house, Bring these men home, and & slay, L, largely.. with food, as much as they can carry,

d Pr. 31. 6. and make ready; for these men shall |

and put every man's money in his sack's

Ec. 9. 7. dine Świth me at noon..

10. 19.

mouth: 17 And the man did as Joseph bade;

Ca. 5. 1.

2 And put my cup, the silver cup, in and the man brought the men into Jo Mat. 11. 19.) the sack's mouth of the youngest, and his seph's house.

John 2. 10. corn money. And he did according to 18 And the men were afraid, because echap. 44. 1. the word that Joseph had spoken. they were brought into Joseph's house; 8 him that 3 As soon as the morning was light, the and they said, Because of the money that was over men were sent away, they and their asses. was returned in our sacks at the first time his house, | 4 And when they were gone out of the are we brought in, that hen may seeks oc- & kill a city, and not yet far off, Joseph said unto casion against us, and fall upon us, and

l' killing.

his 'steward, Up, follow after the men ; 9 take us for bondmen, and our asses.

' Seat.

and when thou dost overtake them, say 19 And they came near to the steward | nroll him. | unto them, Wherefore have ye rewarded of Joseph's house, and they communed

self upon

evilk for good ?

us. with him at the door of the house,

Job 30. 14.

5 Is not this it in which my lord drink, 20 And said, O sir, we came indeed, De. 2. 13. eth, and whereby indeed he k divineth ? down at the first time to buy food:

h Pr. 17. 13. 1 ye have done evil in so doing. . 21 And it came to pass, when we came to e coming 6 And he overtook them, and he spake the inn, that we opened our sacks, and, be- down, we unto them these same words. hold, every man's money was in the mouth came

7 And they said unto him, Wherefore of his sack, our money in full weight: and down. saith my lord these words ? God forbid i we have brought it again in our hand. kor, maketh | that thy servants should do according to 22 And other money have we brought


this thing. down in our hands, to buy food: we can

i Jos. 22. 22. | 8 Behold, the money which we found

2 Ki. 8. 13. not tell who put our money in our sacks. Tuju 33

in our sacks' mouths we brought again 23 And he said, Peacek be to you! fear 19. 20. unto? thee out of the land of Canaan : not: your God, and the God of your 1 Sa. 25. 6. how then should we steal out of thy father, hath given you treasure in your Lu. 24. 36. lord's house silver or gold? sacks: dI had your money. And he Ichap. 43.22., 9 With whomsoever of thy servants it brought Simeon out unto them.

your mo

be found. both let himm die, and we also 24 And the man brought the men into ney came will be my lord's bondmen. Joseph's house, and gave thema water, to me. 10 And he said, Now also let it be acand they washed their feet; and he gave mchap.31.32. cording unto your words : he with whom their asses provender.

nchap. 18. 4. it is found shall be my servant;' and ye 25 And they made ready the present

* 24. 32. shall be blameless.

o Ex. 22. 3. against Joseph came at noon: for they

vyp verse 11.

11 Then they speedily took down every heard that they should eat bread there. a ch.37.7.10.) man his sack to the ground, and opened

26 And when Joseph came home, they u peace. every man his sack. brought him the present which was in rch.37.29,34. 12 And he searched, and began at the their hand into the house, and bowed Nu. 14. 6. eldest, and left at the youngest: and the themselves to him to the earth.

2 Sa. 1. 11. | cup was found in Benjamin's sack. 27 And he asked them of their u wel v Is there 13 Then they rent their clothes, and fare, and said, " Is your father well, the old peace to laded every man his ass, and returned to man of whom ye spake? Is he yet alive? your fa. the city. 28 And they answered, Thy servant


14 And Judah and his brethren came to our father is in good health, he is yet ch.42.11,13. Joseph's house ; for he was yet there : and alive. And they bowed down their chap: 37. 7. they fell before him on the ground. heads, and made obeisance.

4 ch.35.17,18.4°

1.15 And Joseph said unto them, What 29 And he lifted up his eyes, and saw

tor, make

deed is this that ye have done ? wot ye his brother Benjamin, bis“ mother's son,


not that such a man as I can certainly and said, Is this your younger brother,

verse 5. divine ? of whom ye spake unto me? And he said, v Ezr. 9. 10. 16 And Judah said, What shall we say

Job 40. 4. God be gracious unto thee, my son..

unto my lord? what shall we speak? or

| * Jos. 7. 19. 30 And Joseph made haste; for his

2 Ch. 29.11

how shall we clear ourselves ? God hath bowels did yearn: upon his brother: and

Mat. 9. 2. found out they iniquity of thy servants : he sought where to weep; and he entered y Nu. 32. 23. / behold, we are my lord's servants, both into his chamber, and wept there.

Jos. 7. 18. we, and he also with whom the cup is 31 And he washed his face, and went Pr. 28. 17. found. out, and refrained himself,' and said,

Lu. 12. 2. 17 And he said, God forbid that I Set on bread.

*1 Ki. 3. 26.

should do a so: but the man in whose 32 And they set on for him by himself,

Je. 31. 20.
Ph. 1.8.

hand the cup is found, he shall be my and for them by themselves, and for the


servant; and as for you, get you up in Egyptians which did eat with him by

Col. 3. 12.

peace unto your father. themselves : because the Egyptians might | a Pr. 17. 15. 18 Then Judah came near unto him, and not eat bread with the Hebrews; for that | b chap. 46.34. said, Oh, my lord, let thy servant, I pray is an abomination unto the Egyptians. | Ex. 8. 26. thee, speak a word in my lord's ears, and

33 And they sat before him, the first-cch.18.30,32. let not thine angerc burn against thy born according to his birthright, and the

servant: for thou art even as Pharaoh.

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