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4 And she conceived again, and thought her to be a harlot; because bare a son; and she called his name she had covered her face. Onan.

u 16 And he turned unto her by 8 5 And she yet again conceived the way, and said, Go to, I pray and bare a son ; and called his thee, let me come in unto thee; name Shelah : and he was at Che- (for he knew not that she was his zib, when she bare him.

daughter-in-law:) and she said, 6 And Judah took a wife for What wilt thou give me, that thou Er his first-born, whose name was mayest come in unto me? Tamar.

17 And he said, I will send thee c7 And Er, Judah's first-born, a kid from the fock: and she said, was wicked in the sight of the Wilt thou give me a pledge, till LORD; and the LORD slew him. thou send it?

8 And Judah said unto Onan, 18 And he said, What pledge Go in unto thy brother's wife, and shall I give thee? and she said, marry her, and raise up seed to Thy signet, and thy bracelets, and thy brother.

thy staff that is in thy hand: and 3 And Onan knew that the seed he gave it her, and came in unto should not be his : and it came to her, and she conceived by him. pass, when he went in unto his 19 And she arose and went brother's wife, that he spilled it away and laid by her vail from on the ground, lest that he should ber, and put on the garments of give seed to his brother.

her widowhood. c 10 And the thing which he did f 20 And Judah sent the kid by displeased the LORD: wherefore the hand of his friend the Adullahe slew him also.

mite, to receive his pledge from f 11 Then said Judah to Tamar the woman's hand: but he found his daughter-in-law, Pemain a wi- her not. dow at thy father's house, till She- 21 Then he asked the men of lah my son be grown; (for he said, that place, saying, Where is the Lest peradventure he die also as harlot that was openly by the way. his brethren did :) and Tamar side ? And they said, There was went and dwelt in her father's no harlot in this place. house.

22 And he returned to Judah, & 12 | And in process of time, and said, I cannot find her; and the daughter of Shuah, Judah's also the men of the place said, wife died: and Judah was com- that there was no harlot in this forted, and went up unto his sheep- place. shearers to Timnath, he and his 23 And Judah said, Let her friend Hirah the Adullamite. take it to her, lest we be shamed : f 13 And it was told Tamar, sav-behold, I sent this kid, and thou ing, Behold, thy father-in-law go- hast not found her. eth up to Timnath, to shear bis f 24 1 And it came to pass about sheep.

three months after, that it was 14 And she put her widow's told Judah, saying, Tamar thy garments off from her, and cover- daughter-in-law hath played the ed her wilh a vail, and wrapped harlot; and also, behold, she is herself, and sat in an open place, with child by whoredom. And which is by the way to Timnath : Judah said, Bring her forth, and for she saw that Shelah was grown, let her be burnt. and she was not given unto him to 25 When she was brought forth, wife.

she sent to her father-in-law, say15 When Judah saw her, he ling, By the man whose these are,


am I with child : and she said, Dis-sake; and the blessing of the LORD cern, I pray thee, whose are these, was upon all that he had in the the signet, and bracelets, and staff. house, and in the field.

26 And Judah acknowledged 6 And he left all that he had in them, and said, She hath been Joseph's hand; and he knew not more righteous than 1; because aught he had, save the bread which that I gave her not to Shelah my he did eat: and Joseph was a goodson: and he knew her again no ly person, and well-favoured. more.

ci | And it came to pass after 27 And it came to pass in the these things, that his master's wife time of her travail, that behold, cast her eyes upon Joseph: and twins were in her womb.

she said, Lie with me. 28 And it came to pass when 8 But he refused, and said unto she travailed, that the one put out his master's wife, Behold, my mashis hand; and the midwife took ter wotteth not what is with me and bound upon his hand a scarlet in the house, and he hath committhread, saying, This came out first. ted all that he hath to my hand;

29 And it came to pass as he c 9 There is none greater in this drew back his hand, that behold, house than 1; neither hath he kept his brother came out; and she said, back any thing from me, but thee, Ilow hast thou broken forth? this because thou art his wife: how breach be upon thee: therefore his then can I do this great wickedname was called Pharez.

ness, and sin against God? 30 And afterward came out his 10 And it came to pass, as she brother that had the scarlet thread spake to Joseph day by day, that upon his hand; and his name was be hearkened not unto her, to lie called Zarah.

by her, or to be with her. CHAP. XXXIX.

f 11 And it came to pass about f ND Joseph was brought this time, that Joseph went into

down to Egypt: and Poti- the house to do his business; and phar, an officer of Pharaoh, cap- there was none of the men of the tain of the guard, an Egyptian, house there within. bought him of the hands of the 12 And she caught him by his Ishmaelites, which had brought garment, saying, Lie with me: and him down thither.

he left his garment in her hand, 2 And the LORD was with Jo- and Red, and got him out. seph, and he was a prosperous 13 And it came to pass, when man: and he was in the house of she saw that he had left bis garhis master the Egyptian.

ment in her hand, and was fed 3 And his master saw that the forth, Lord was with him, and that the 14 That she called unto the men LORD made all that he did to pros- of her house, and spake unto them, per in his hand.

saying, See, he hath brought in a F 4 And Joseph found grace in Hebrew unto us to mock us: he his sight, and he served him: and came in unto me to lie with me. he made him overseer over his and I cried with a loud voice : house, and all that he had he put 15 And it came to pass, when into his hand.

he heard that I lifted up my voice 6 5 And it came to pass from the and cried, that he left his garment time that he had made him over- with me, and fied, and got him out. seer in his house, and over all that f 16 And she laid up his garment he had, that the LORD blessed the by her, until his lord came home. Egyptian's house for Joseph's l '17 And she spake unto him ac

cording to these words, saying, in one night, each man according The Hebrew servant which thou to the interpretation of his dream; hast brought unto us, came in un- the butler and the baker of the to me to mock me:

king of Egypt, which were bound 18 And it came to pass as I in the prison. lifted up my voice and cried, that 6 And Joseph came in unto he left bis garment with me, and them in the morning, and looked fed out.

upon them, and behold, they were 19 And it came to pass, when sad. his master heard the words of his 7 And he asked Pharaoh's offi. wife, which she spake unto him, cers that were with him in the saying, After this manner did thy ward of his lord's house, saying, servant to me; that his wrath was Wherefore look ye so sadly tokindled.

day? f 20 And Joseph's master took C 8 And they said unto him, We him, and put him into the prison, have dreamed a dream, and there a place where the king's prisoners is no interpreter of it. And Jowere bound : and he was there in seph said unto them, Do not interthe prison.

pretations belong to God? Tell c 21' 1 But the LORD was with me them, I pray you. Joseph, and shewed him mercy, 9 And the chief butler told his and gave him favour in the sight dream to Joseph, and said unto of the keeper of the prison. him, In my dream, behold, a vine

22 And the keeper of the prison was before me; committed to Joseph's hand all 10 And in the vine were three the prisoners that were in the pri- branches: and it was as though it son; and whatsoever they did budded, and her blossoms shot there, he was the doer of it. forth ; . and the clusters thereof

23 The keeper of the prison brought forth ripe grapes : looked not to any thing that was 11 And Pharaoh's cup was in under his hand; because the LORD my hand : and I took the grapes, was with him: and that which he and pressed them into Pharoah's did, the LORD made it to prosper. cup, and I gave the cup into Pha. CHAP. XL

raoh's hand. ND it came to pass after r 12 And Joseph said unto him,

these things, that the but- This is the interpretation of it: ler of the king of Egypt and his The three branches are three baker had offended their lord the days : king of Egypt.

13 Yet within three days shall 2 And Pharaoh was wroth a- Pharaoh lift up thy head, and regainst two of his officers, against store thee unto thy place: and the chief of the butlers, and against thou shalt deliver Pharaoh's cup the chief of the bakers.

into his hand, after the former 3 And he put them in ward in manner when thou wast his butthe house of the captain of the ler. guard, into the prison, the place 14 But think on me when it where Joseph was bound. shall be well with thee, and shew

4 And the captain of the guard | kindness, I pray thee, unto me, charged Joseph with them, and and make mention of me unto he served them; and they conti- Pharaoh, and bring me out of this nued a season in ward.

house : f 5 | And they dreamed a dream 15 For indeed I was stolen away both of them, each man his dream out of the land of the Hebrews :

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and here also have I done nothing, fleshed kine did eat up the seven that they should put me into the well-favoured and fai kine. So dungeon.

Pharaoh awoke. f 16 When the chief baker saw 5 And he slept and dreamed the that the interpretation was good, second time: and behold, seven he said unto Joseph, I also was in ears of corn came up upon one my dream, and behold, I had three stalk, rank and good. white baskets on my head :

6 And behold, seven thin ears 17 And in the uppermost basket and blasted with the east wind there was of all manner of bake- sprung up after them. meats for Pharaoh: and the birds 7 And the seven thin ears dedid eat them out of the basket up-voured the seven rank and full on my head.

And Pharaoh awoke, and q 18 And Joseph answered, and behold, it was a dream. said, This is the interpretation f 8 And it came to pass in the thereof: The three baskets are morning, that his spirit was trouthree days:

bled; and he sent and called for 19 Yet within three days shall all the magicians of Egypt, and all Pharaoh lift up thy head from off the wise men thereof : and Phathee, and shall hang thee on a tree; raoh told them his dreams; but and the birds shall eat thy flesh there was none that could interpret from off thee.

them unto Pharaoh. Q 20 | And it came to pass the f9 Then spake the chief hul. third day, which was Pharaoh's ler unto Pharaoh, saying, I do re. birth-day, that he made a feast member my faults this day: unto all his servants : and he lift- 10 Pharaoh was wroth with his ed up the head of the chief butler servants, and put me in ward in and of the chief baker among his the captain of the guard's house, servants.

both me, and the chief baker: 21 And he restored the chief 11 And we dreamed a dream in butler unto his butlership again; one night, I and he: we dreamed and he gave the cup into Pharaoh's each man according to the interhand :

pretation of his dream. a 22 But he hanged the chief ba- 12 And there was there with us ker, as Joseph had interpreted to a young man, a Hebrew, servant them.

to the captain of the guard; and c 23 Yet did not the chief builer we told him, and he interpreted to remember Joseph, but forgat him. us our dreams; to each man acCHAP. XLI.

cording to his dream he did interND it came to pass at the pret. end of two full years,

that 13 And it came to pass, as he Pharaoh dreamed : and behold, he interpreted to us, so it was: me stood by the river.

he restored unto mine office, and 2 And behold, there came up him he hanged. out of the river seven well-favour- f 14 1 Then Pharaoh sent and ed kine and fat-fleshed; and they called Joseph, and they brought fed in a meadow.

him hastily out of the dungeon : 3 And behold, seven other kine and he shaved himself, and changcame up after them out of the ri- ed his raiment, and came in unto ver, ill-favoured and lean-fleshed; Pharaoh. and stood by th other kine upon And Pharaoh said unto Jothe brink of the river.

seph, I have dreamed a dream, 4 And the ill-lavoured and lean-I and there is none that can inter


pret it: and I have heard say of 28 This is the thing which I thee, that thou canst understand a have spoken unto Pharaoh : what dream to interpret it.

God is about to do he sheweth unc 16 And Joseph answered Pha- to Pharaoh. raoh, saying, It is not in me: God r 29 Behold, there come seven shall give Pharaoh an answer of years of great plenty throughout peace.

all the land of Egypt: 17 And Pharaoh said unto Jo- r 30 And there shall arise after seph, In my dream, behold, I stood them seven years of famine; and upon the bank of the river: all the plenty shall be forgotten in

18 And behold, there came up the land of Egypt; and the famine out of the river seven kine, fat- shall consume the land: fleshed, and well-favoured ; and 31 And the plenty shall not be they fed in a meadow:

known in the land by reason of 19 And behold, seven other that famine following: for it shall kine came up after them, poor, be very grievous. and very ill-favoured, and lean- t 32 And for that the dream was fleshed, such as I never saw in all doubled unto Pharaoh twice; it is the land of Egypt for badness : because the thing is established by

20 And the lean and the ill-fa- God, and God will shortly bring it voured kine did eat up the first to pass. seven sat kine:

g 33 Now therefore let Pharaoh 21 And when they had eaten look out a man discreet and wise, them up, it could not be known and set him over the land of E. that they had eaten them; but gypt. they were still ill-favoured, as at 34 Let Pharaoh do this, and let the beginning. So I awoke. him appoint officers over the land,

22 And I saw in my dream, and and take up the fifth part of the behold, seven ears came up in one land of Egypt in the seven plentestalk, full and good:

ous years, 23 And behold, seven ears, 35 And let them gather all the withered, thin, and blasted with food of those good years that come, the east wind, sprung up after and lay up corn under the hand of them :

Pharaoh; and let them keep food 24 And the thin ears devoured in the cities. the seven good ears : and I told 36 And that food shall be for this unto the magicians; but there store to the land against the seven was none that could declare it unto years of famine, which shall be in

ihe land of Egypt; that the land 25 [ And Joseph said unto perish not through the famine. Pharaoh, The dream of Pharaohf 37 [ And the thing was good is one : God hath shewed Pharaoh in the eyes of Pharaoh, and in the wbat he is about to do.

eyes of all his servants. p 26 The seven good kine are 38 And Pharaoh said unto his seven years; and the seven good servants, Can we find such a one ears are seven years: the dream is as this is, a man in whom the spione.

rit of God is? 27 And the seven thin and ill- 39 And Pharaoh said unto Jofavoured kine that came up after seph, Forasmuch as God hath them are seven years; and the shewed thee all this, there is none seven empty ears blasted with the so discreet and wise as thou art. east wind shall be seven years of 40 Thou shalt be over my house, famine.

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