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In the beginning God created heaven and earth.
he earth was and , and darkness was upon the deepnd the pirit of God moved upon the water.
God saidet there be light and there was light.
And God saw the light that it was good and divided the light from the darkness
nd called the light ay, and the darkness ightnd the evening and morning the first day.
And God saidet there be a firmament the waters, and let it divide the waters
God made the firmament, and the waters which were under the firmament from the waters were above the firmamentnd it was so.
And God called the firmament Heaven. And the evening and morning the second day.
And God saidet the waters under heaven gather unto one place, the dry land appearnd it so.
And God called the dry land arth and the gathering together of waters called e eand God saw that it was good.
And God saidet the earth bring forth
And the earth brought forth herb seed his kind, and God saw that it was good
nd the evening and morning the third day.
said there be lights in the firmament of heaven to divide the day from the night
lights in the firmament of heaven to upon the earthnd it was.
And God made two great lights: greater light to rule the day, and less light to rule the nighte made stars also.
And God them in the firmament of heaven to upon the earth,
and to rule the day and the night and to divide the light from darkness. And God saw that it was good
nd the evening and morning the fourth day.
And God saidet the water bring forth creature that ha life, and fly the earth the firmament of heaven.
And God created great whales and creature that move, which the waters brought forth their kind, and and God saw that it was good.
over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over cattle, and over all the earth and over that the earth.
God created man is , the of God created e him male and female created e them.
And God blessed them, and God said unto them and multiply and the earth and subdue it and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over that move the earth.
And God said, I have given you herb seed which the earth, and
of the earth, and fowl of the air and that creepeth the earth is life,
had made, and goodnd the evening
and morning the sixth day.
Thus heaven and earth finished all the
nd the seventh day God ended is work which e had made and rested the seventh day from all is work which e had made.
And God blessed the seventh day and sanctified it, in it h rested from all is work which created and made.
These are the generations of heaven and earth when they were created, in the
rain upon the earth, there a man to till the
, and breathed into his the breath of life man a living soul.
God planted a garden in Eden, and there man whom e had formed.
to the sight and , the tree of life in the midst of the garden and the tree of knowledge of good and evil.
And a river out of Eden to water the garden, and and four .
The name of the is
And the gold of that is , there is and stone
he name of the second river is Gihon compasseth the land of .
And the name of the third river is which the east of Assyria. And the fourth river is Euphrates.
And the God took and put him in the arden of Eden to dress it and to keep it.
And the God commanded sayingOf tree of the garden thou eat
ut of the tree of knowledge of good and
It is not good that man should be alone I will make him a helper him
of the field, and fowl of the air, brought them unto Adam to see what he would call themnd Adam called living , .
And Adam gave names all cattle, and the fowl of the air, and beast of the fieldut there was
Adam, and he sleptnd e took one of his ribs, and
and brought her unto
AdamThis is bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh shall be called oman because she was taken of an.
shall a man leave father and mother, and cleave unto his wife and they shall be one flesh.
And they were naked, and his wife, and were not ashamed.
the serpent was subtle than beast of the field which the God had madend said unto the womane, hath God said, e shall not eat of tree the garden?
And the woman said unto the serpent, of the fruit of the trees the garden,
but of the fruit of the tree is in the midst of the garden
God doth know that ye eat your eyes be opened, and ye be as od, good and evil.
And the woman saw that it was the eyes, and a tree to took of the fruit and ate, and gave unto her husband with her and he ate.
And the eyes of both were opened, they that they were naked they sewed fig leaves together and made .
And they heard the voice of the God in the garden in the cool of the day. And Adam and his wife from the of the God among the trees of the garden.
God called Adam and said unto himhere art thou?
And he Thy voice in the garden, I was afraid because I was naked and hid myself.
And e saidWho told thee that thou wast naked? ast thou eaten of the treeI thee that thou shouldest not eat?
And The woman hou gavest to me, she me of the tree, and I ate.
And the God said unto the woman
God said unto the serpentecause thou hast thy belly shalt thou go and shalt thou eat all days of thy life.
I will put between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her eed shall head, and thou shalt
thy husband, and he shall rule thee.
And unto Adam e said thou hast the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree of which I commanded thee, saying not cursed the for thy saken sorrow shalt thou eat all days of thy life
horns and thistles theend thou shalt eat the herb of the field.
In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread thou return unto the wast taken for thou art, and unto shalt thou return.
And Adam called his wife, because she was the mother of all
Adam and his wife of skins, and them.
And the God said, become as one of s, good and evil. now lest he forth his hand and take also of the tree of life, and eat and live
whence he was taken.
, to keep the way the tree of life.
And Adam his wife conceived and bre Cain, and saidI have gotten a man the .
And she bre his brother Abel And Abel a, Cain a .
And in process of time that Cain brought of the fruit of the an offering unto the .
And Abel brought of the firstlings of his and of the fat . And the unto Abel and to his offering
but unto Cain and his offering h not. And Cain was
And Cain talked with Abel his brother they were in the field, Cain Abel his brother and slew him.
And the said unto Cainhere is Abel thy brother? And he saidI m I my brother's keeper?
And e saidWhat hast thou done? The voice of thy brother's blood unto e the .
And now cursed the earth, which opened her mouth to receive thy brother's blood hand.
hen thou tillest the ground shall henceforth
And Cain said unto the y is greater than be.
Beholdhou me out this day from the face of the earth, and from hy I and I be and a vagabond the earth
whosoever slayeth Cain shall be sevenfold. And the a mark upon Cain him should kill him.
And Cain went out from the of the , and dwelt in the land Nod the east of Eden.
And Cain his wife, conceived and bre noch. And he a city, and called the name of after the name of his son, noch.
And Lamech took him two wives: the one Ada, and the other
And his brother's name was Jubal father of all
in brass and iron
ye wives of Lamech hearken unto my or I have slain a man , and a young man
Cain shall be avenged sevenfold Lamech seventy sevenfold.
Adam his wife again and she bre a son and called his name Seth. For Godsaid shehath me another Abel whom Cain slew.
And Seth a son, and called his name Enos. began men to call
the name of the .
This is the book of the generation of . In the day God created man made him.
Male and female e them, and called their name in the day when they were created.
And Adam a hundred and thirty years, begt a son after his and called his name Seth.
And the days of Adam after he Seth were eight hundred years and begt sons and daughters.
And all the days Adam lived were nine hundred and thirty years and he died.
And Seth lived a hundred and five years, and begt Enos.
And after he begot eight hundred and seven years, and begt sons and daughters.
And all the days of Seth were nine hundred and twelve years and died.
And Enos lived years, and begt .
And after he begt eight hundred and fifteen years, and begt sons and daughters
nd all the days of Enos were nine hundred and five years and he died.
And lived seventy years, and begt Mahalalel.
And after he begot eight hundred and forty years, and begt sons and daughters
nd all the days of were nine hundred and ten years and he died.
And Mahalalel lived years, and begt Jared.
And after he begot Jared eight hundred and thirty years, and begt sons and daughters
nd all the days of Mahalalel were eight hundred ninety and five years and he died.
And Jared lived a hundred years, and begt noch
nd Jared lived after he begt noch eight hundred years, and begt sons and daughters.
And all the days of Jared were nine hundred years and he died.
And noch lived years, and begt .
And noch walked with God after he begot three hundred years, and begt sons and daughters
And all the days of noch were three hundred years
and was , for God took him.
And lived a hundred
two years, and begt sons and daughters.
And all the days of were nine hundred years and he died.
And Lamech lived a hundred years and begt a son
nd called No, sayingThis same shall comfort us concerning our work and of our hands which the hath cursed.
And Lamech lived after he begt No five hundred ninety and five years, and begt sons and daughters.
And all the days of Lamech were seven hundred years and he died.
And No was five hundred years old begt Sem, Ham, and Japheth.
And it came to pass, when men began to multiply the earth and daughters,
the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair and took wives they .
And the saidMy pirit shall not always strive with man, for flesh yet a hundred and twenty years.
There were the in those days after that the of God in unto the daughters of men
saw that the wickedness of man was the earth, and that thoughts of his heart was only evil continually
repented that e had made man the earth, and in is heart.
And saidI will destroy I have from the face of the earth both man beast, and fowl of the air, for that I have made them.
But No found grace in the of the .
These are the generations of No. No was a man and in his , and walked with God.
And No begt three sons: Sem, Ham, and Japheth.
nd the earth was .
And God looked upon the earth, and it was corrupt for all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth.
said Nohe end of all flesh come before e, for the earth is thend , I will destroy them with the earth.
Make thee an ark of make in the ark, and it within and without with pitch.
And this fashion shalt make it length of the ark shall be three hundred cubits, the breadth of it fifty cubits, and the height of it thirty cubits.
A window shalt thou make the arknd a cubit shalt thou finish itnd the door of the ark shalt thou set in the side
a flood of water upon the earth to destroy all flesh from under heaven that is the earth shall .
But with thee thou shalt come the ark and thy sons, thy wife and thy sons' wives with thee.
And of flesh shalt thou bring into the ark to keep them alive with thee male and female
f their kind, and of shall come unto thee to keep them alive.
And take unto thee of all for thee and for them
according to all that God commanded him.
And the said unto thou and all thy or thee have I seen righteous before e in this generation.
Of clean take , the male and his female
rain upon the earth forty days and forty nights, and that I have made from off the face of the earth.
And No did according all that the commanded him
nd No was six hundred years old when the flood of water upon the earth
nd No went and his sons and his wife and his sons' wives with him into the ark the waters of the flood.
f clean beasts, and of beasts that , and of and of that creepeth upon the earth,
the waters of the flood upon the earth.
In the six hundredth year of No's life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, that same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened
nd rain upon the earth forty days and forty nights.
the day No, Ham and Japheth, sons, and No's wife and the three wives of his sons with them
their kind, and that upon the earth kind, and
male and female of flesh as God commanded him and the shut him.
And the flood forty days upon the earth, and the water increased and bre up the ark, and it was lifted up the earth.
And the water prevailed and increased upon the earth and the ark went upon the of the waters.
And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth, all the high hills under the heaven were covered
ifteen cubits the waters, the were covered.
upon the earth, both
they were destroyed from the earth only and they that were with him in the ark.
And the waters prevailed upon the earth a hundred and fifty days.
And God remembered No and and all the cattle that were with him in the arknd God made a wind to the earth, and the waters
he fountains of the deep and the windows of heaven were stopped, and the rain heaven was
nd the waters returned from off the earth, and after the end of hundred and fifty days.
And the ark rested upon the mountains of Ararat.
And the waters decreased until the tenth month. the first day of the month, the tops of the mountains .
And the end of forty days No opened the window of the ark which he had made
nd sent forth a raven, which went and , until the waters were dried up the earth.
sent forth a dove from him to the waters were
the ark, for the waters were the face of the earth. he put his hand and took her and pulled her him into the ark.
And he yet seven days, and sent the dove out of the ark
nd the dove came to him , and , in her mouth an olive plucked that the waters were abated the earth.
And he yet seven days and sent forth the dove, which again him.
And it came to pass the six hundred and year the first day of the month, the waters were dried up the earthnd the of the ark and looked and behold, the face of the was dry.
the second month the earth .
And God spke unto No, saying
the ark, thou and thy wife and thy sons and thy sons' wives with thee.
and multiply upon the earth.
And , and his sons and his wife and his sons' wives with him.
upon the earth, out of the ark.
And No an altar unto the , and took of clean beast and
smelled a sweet and said in is heartI will no curse the for man's sake, for the imagination of man's heart is evil from as I have done.
and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter,
day and night cease.
And God blessed No and his sons and said unto them
of the earth, and upon fowl of the air, upon all that the earth, and upon all fishes of the sea
as the green herb give you all things.
flesh with life which is blood, ye
will I require it, and the hand of man the hand of every man's brother will I require the life of man
sheddeth man's blood, shall his blood
the earth, and multiply therein.
God spke unto No and to his sons with him, saying
, I y with you and your seed after you,
and with living that is with you beast of the earth
the waters of a flood there be a flood to destroy the earth.
And God saidThis is the token of which I make between e and you and living that is with you for :
I set y in the cloud and it shall be a
a flood to destroy all flesh.
shall be in the cloud and I will look upon it, remember the everlasting between God and all that upon the earth.
And God said unto NoThis is the of the which I have between e and all flesh that is the earth.
sons of the ark were Ham and Japhethnd Ham is the father of Canaan.
These are the three sons of No, and the was the overspread.
And No a husbandman, and planted a vineyard
nd drank of the wine and was drunk and uncovered his tent.
And Ham the father of Canaan saw his and told his two brethren .
And Sem and Japheth took a and it both their shoulders and went backward and covered their father their faces were , they saw not their father's nakedness.
from his wine, and knew what his younge son had done unto him
he saidCursed be Canaan servant of servants he his brethren.
And he saidBlessed be the God of and Canaan be his servant.
God Japheth he dwell in the tents of nd Canaan be servant.
And No lived after the flood three hundred and fifty years
all the days of No were nine hundred and fifty years, and he died.
are the generations of the sons of No: Sem, Ham and Japheth them after the flood.
The sons of Japheth: Gomr, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, and Tras.
And the sons of : Riphat and Togarma.
And the sons of Javan:
And the sons of
: Sheba, and Dedan.
begt Nimrod began to be mighty the earth.
He was a mighty hunter
And the beginning of his kingdom was Erech, Acad, and in the land of
Out of that land , and and the city Rehoboth, and Calah,
and Resen between Nineve and Calah is a great city.
And Mizrim begt Ludim Leabim, Naphtuhim
Pathrusim and Casluhim came the
, even unto Lasa.
the father of all the children of Eber, the brother of Japheth
And the children of Aram: Hul, Gether and Mas.
And begt Sala, and Sala begt Eber.
And Eber two sonshe name of one was Peleg, for in his the earth dividednd his was .
the sons of .
And the dwelling was from Mesa thou unto Sephar a of the east.
These are the sons of
of the sons of No, their generations nationsnd
these the the after the flood.
And the was of one
they found a plain in the land of , and they .
And they said one to anotherome, let us make brick and burn
, let us build us a city and a tower top may reach unto heavennd let us make us a name, we be scattered abroad the earth.
And the came down to see the city and the tower which the children of .
And the said
there confound the that the
scattered them abroad
all the earth.
These are the generations of Sem: Sem was a hundred years old and begt two years after the flood
nd Sem lived after he begt five hundred years and begt sons and daughters.
And lived thirty years and begt
and lived after he begt Sala four hundred and three and begt sons and daughters.
And Sala thirty years and begt Eber
and lived after he begt Eber four hundred and three years, and begt sons and daughters.
Eber years begt Peleg
and lived after he begt Peleg four hundred and thirty years, and begt sons and daughters.
And Peleg thirty years begt
and lived after he begot Reu two hundred and nine years, and begt sons and daughters.
And lived thirty years begt Serug
and lived after he begot Serug two hundred and seven years, and begt sons and daughters.
And Serug thirty years begt Nahor
and lived after he begot Naho two hundred years, and begt sons and daughters.
And Nahor twenty years begt Terah
and lived after he begot Terah hundred and nineteen years, and begt sons and daughters.
And Terah seventy years begt Abram, Nahor and Haran.
these are the generations of Terah Terah begt Abram, Nahor and Harannd Haran begt Lot.
And Haran died before his father in the land , Ur Chaldea.
And Abram and Nahor took wives Abram's wife was Saraind Nahor's wife the daughter of Haran father of Milca and of .
But Sarai was barren had no child.
Terah Abram his son and Lot his son, and Sarai his daughterinlaw, his son Abram's wifend they went with from Ur Chaldea to go into the land of nd they came Haran and there.
And Terah two hundred and five died in Haran.
the said unto AbramGet thee out of thy country and from thykindred and thy father's house, a land I will show thee.
And I will make of thee a , and will bless thee and make thy name great thou be a blessing.
And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse that curse theend in thee shall all of the earth.
Abram as the him, and Lot went with him Abram was seventy five years old when he out of Haran.
And Abram took Sarai his wife and Lot his brother's son, all their they had gotten in Harannd they to go into the land of nd into the land of
then in the land.
the appeared unto Abram and saidnto thy seed will I give this land. And an altar unto the appeared him.
he thee unto a mountain on the east of Bethel and pitched his tent Bethel on the west and A on the east and he an altar unto the , and called the name of the
Abram went down into Egypt to sojourn there, for the
to enter into Egypt, he said unto Sarai his wifeBehold, I know that thou art a fair woman to look upon.
t come to pass when the Egyptians see thee, that they say is his
thou art my sister, that may
into Egypt, the Egyptians the woman that she was very fair.
was taken into Pharao's house
Abram well for her sake and camels.
plagued Pharao and his house with great plagues because of Sarai Abram's wife.
Pharao called Abram and said Why thou me that she was thy wife?
Why saidst thou
with his wife and
all that he had.
Abram out of Egypt he and his wife and all that he had, and Lot with him the south.
Abram was very rich in cattle, silver and gold.
And he went on his journey from the south even Bethel, unto the place where his tent at the between Bethel and A,
unto the place of the altar which he made nd there called the name of the .
Lot also went with had and tents
the land was not able to them that they might dwell together for the substance was great, that they could not dwell together.
And there strife between the herdmen of Abram's cattle and the herdmen of Lot's cattle the Cananites and the dwelled in the land.
Abram unto LotLet there be no strife I pray thee between and and between my herdmen and for we brethren.
Is not the whole land before thee? I pray thee from me. If thou wilt take the left hand, I will the right or if thou the right hand I will the left.
And Lot lift up his eyes and beheld all the Jordan, was waterbefore the destroyed Sodom and Gomorra, even as the garden of the , the land of Egypt thou come Zoar.
Then Lot chose all the of Jordan and eastnd the one from the other.
Abram dwelled in the land of Canaannd Lot in the cities of the plain, and Sodom.
But the men of Sodom were wicked and exceedingly.
And the said unto Abram after Lot was from himLift up thine eyes, and look from the place where thou art, northward southward eastward and westward
for all the land which thou seest will I give and to thy seed for ever.
And I will make thy seed as the dust of the earth so that if a man can number the dust of the earth, then shall thy seed also be numbered.
Arise walk the land in the length of it and in the breadth, for I will give it unto thee.
Then Abram there an altar the .
And it Amraphel king of , Arioch king of Ellasar, king of Elam and king of nations,
made war with Bera king of Sodom, and with Birsa king of king of , and king of Zeboim, and the king of Bela which is Zoar.
All these together the ale of Siddim, which is the alt ea.
Twelve years they , and in the thirteenth year rebelled.
in the fourteenth year came and the kings that were with him, and smote the in Karnaim, and the inHam, and the Emim in Kriathaim,
and the Horis in their ount Seir unto , which the wilderness.
And the and came to which is , and smote all the country of the Amalekites and also the Amorites dwel in Hazezon.
went out the king of Sodom, and the king of Gomorra, and the king of and the king of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela Zoarnd the with them in the ale of Siddim,
the king of Elam and king of ations, and Amraphel king of nd Arioch king of Ellasar four kings against five.
And thale of Siddim was full of slime pits the kings of Sodom and Gomorra fled and fell therend fled to the mountain.
And they took all the goods of Sodom and Gomorra and all their victuals, and went their way.
And they took Lot, Abram's brother's son and his goods and departed.
came one had escaped, and told Abram the Hebrew dwelt the of Mamre the Amorite, brother of and Aner were confederate with Abram.
hen Abram heard that his brother was taken, he his servants born in his own house three hundred and eighteen, and the Dan.
And himself and his servants by night, and smote them and them unto Hoba which on the left hand of
, and brought again his brother Lot and his goods, the women also and the people.
from the slaughter of and of the kings were with him
king of Salem brought forth bread and winend he the riest of the ost God
blessed him Blessed be Abram the ost God, possessor of heaven and earth
nd blessed be the ost , hath delivered thine enemies into thy hand. And gave him tithes of all.
the king of Sodom unto AbramGive me the , and take the goods .
And Abram the king of SodomI lift up hand unto the God possessor of heaven and earth,
that I will not take , lest thou shouldest say, have made Abram
only that which the young men have eaten and the of the men went with
me Aner, and Mamreet them take their .
After these the word of came unto Abram in a vision sayingear not Abram I am thy shield and thy exceeding great.
born in my house mine heir.
And behold, the word of the unto , saying shall not be thine heir, but that shall come out of thine own shall be thine heir.
And e brought him and saidLook heaven and the stars, if thou be able to number them. And said unto him shall thy seed be.
And believed the and to him for righteousness.
And e said unto himI am the brought thee out of Ur Chaldea to give thee this land to it.
And he saidLord G, whereby shall I know that I shall it?
And e said unto himake a heifer of three years old, and a of three years old, and a three year old a and a young pigeon.
And he took all these and divided them in the midst and laid piece one against anotherut the divided he not.
And the the carcases, Abram drove them away.
And when the sun was down, fell upon Abramnd lo, great darkness upon him.
And e said unto Abramnow of a surety that thy seed shall be a stranger in a land that four hundred years.
th nation whom they shall serve will I judgend afterward shall they come out with great substance.
thou shalt go thy fathers in peace shalt be buried a good age
in the fourth generation they shall come hither again, for the of the Amorites is not yet full.
the sun down and it was dark behold, a smoking furnace and a between pieces.
th same day the made a covenant with Abram sayingnto thy seed I give this land, from the river of Egypt unto the great river Euphrates
the Kenites the the ,
the the the ,
the Amorites the the and the Jebusites.
Sarai Abram's wife bre him no children she had a an Egyptian, whose name was Hagar.
said unto AbramBehold the hath me. I pray thee go in unto my maid I be by her. And Abram the voice of Sarai.
Sarai Abram's wife took Hagar her maid the Egyptianafter Abram had ten years in the land of Canaan and gave her to her husband Abram to be his wife.
And he went in unto Hagar, and she conceived. And when she saw that she had conceived her mistress was despised in her .
Sarai unto Abram I have given my maid into thy bosom and she that she ha conceived, I despised in her he judge between and .
Abram Saraiehold, thy maid is in thy hando her as it pleaseth thee.And Sarai with her, she fled from her.
And the ngel of the found her a fountain of water in the wilderness by the way to Sur.
And he saidHagar Sarai's maid, whence cmest thound wilt thou go? And she I flee from my mistress Sarai.
And the ngel of the said unto hereturn to thy mistress, and submit thyself under her hands.
And the angel of the said unto herI will thy seed, that it shall not be numbered for multitude.
And the angel said unto her, thou art with child and shalt bear a son and shalt call his name because the hath heard thy .
e will be a wild manis hand will be against every man, and every man's hand against himnd shall dwell all his brethren.
And she called the name of the spke unto her: that seeth me
and Abram called his son's name Hagar Ismael.
And Abram was six years old when Hagar bre .
Abram was ninety years old and nine, the appeared to himI am the lmighty Godalk before e and be .
And I will make y between and , and will multiply thee exceedingly.
And Abram fell on his facend God talked with him saying
, beholdy is with thee, thou shalt be a father of many nations.
shal th more be called Abram, but thy name shall be Abraham for a father of many nations have I made thee
nd I will thee , and will make nations of thee and kings shall out of thee.
I will y between e and thee and thy seed after thee in their an everlasting , be God unto thee and to thy seed after thee.
And I will give unto thee and to thy seed after thee the land wherein thou art a stranger all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession and will be their God.
And God said unto Abraham keep y , thou and thy seed after thee in their
This is y which ye shall keep between e and you and thy seed after thee
shall circumcise the of your and it shall be a token of the e and you.
And is eight days old shall be circumcised among you in your generations, born hoe or bought with money not of thy seed.
e born in thy house and he that is bought with money must be circumcisedy be in your flesh for an everlasting
uncircumcised manchild foreskin , soul shall from his people he hath broken y .
And God said unto Abraham Sarai thy wife shal Sarai but Sara shall her name be.
I will bless her and give thee a son her will bless her, and kings of people shall of her.
Abraham fell upon his face and laughed, and said in his hearthall a child be born unto him that is a hundred years oldnd shall Sara is ninety years old, bear
And Abraham said unto GodO that Ismael might live
said, Sara thy wife shall bear thee a son and thou shalt call his name Isaacnd I will y with him an everlasting his seed after him.
And as , I have heard th, I him, and multiply him exceedingly. Twelve princes shall he beget, and I will make a great nation.
But y will I with Isaac, Sara shall bear unto thee this time .
And left off talking with him, and up from Abraham.
And Abraham took Ismael his son and all th born in his house and all that bought with money among the men of Abraham's house, and circumcised the of their the selfsame day, as God had said unto him.
Abraham was ninety years old and nine when he the of his .
And Ismael his son was thirteen years old when was circumcised.
he day was Abraham circumcised and Ismael his son.
And all the men his house, born in house bought with money stranger
were circumcised with him.
And the appeared unto him in the of Mamre as he sat in tent door in the heat of the day.
And he lifted up his eyes and looked and lo, three men stood him. And when he saw them, he ran to meet them from the tent door, and the ground
and saidord if I have found favor in thy sight not thy servant.
Let a little water be fetched, and wash your feet and rest yourselves under the tree
nd I will fetch a morsel of bread comfort your hearts, for therefor are ye come to your servant. And they as thou hast said.
And Abraham of fine meal, knead it, and make cakes.
And Abraham ran unto and fetched a calf tender and good, and gave it unto a young man it.
And he took butter and milk and the calf which he had , and set it before them and stood by them under the tree and they ate.
And they said unto himWhere is Sara thy wife? And he said in the tent.
And he saidI will unto thee the nd lo Sara thy wife shall have a son. heard the tent door which was behind
Abraham and Sara were old and well stricken in age, and it ceased to be with Sara after the manner
I of a surety bear a child, am old?
s thing too hard for the ? the time appointed will return unto thee, the life, nd Sara shall have a son.
Then Sara denied sayingI laughed not, for she was afraid. e said thou .
the men up from and looked toward Sodomnd Abraham went with them to bring them on the way.
And the said I hide from Abraham that thing which I do,
seeing that Abraham shall a great and mighty , and all the nations of the earth shall be blessed in him?
For I know him that he will command his children and his household after him, they keep the way of the to do and , that the may bring upon Abraham that e hath him.
And the saidhe cry of Sodom and Gomorra is great, and their sin is grievous
I will go down and see whether they have done altogether according to th cry which come unto
Abraham stood yet before the
nd drew near and saidWilt hou destroy the righteous with the wicked?
there be fifty righteous within the city wilt hou destroy and not spare the place for the fifty righteous that are therein?
That be far from hee do this manner to slay the righteous with the wicked and that the righteous should be as the wicked that be far from hee not the udge of all the do right?
And the saidIf I find in Sodom fifty righteous within the city, I will spare all the place for their sakes.
And Abraham answered and saidehold I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord, am but dust and ashes.
there lack five of fifty righteous wilt hou destroy all the city for lack of five? And e saidIf I find there forty and five I will not destroy .
And he spke unto im yet again and said there be forty found there And e saidI will not do it for forty's sake.
And he saidO let not Lord be angry, I speak there be found there And e saidI will not do it if I find thirty there.
And he said be twenty found there And e saidI will not destroy for twenty's sake.
And he saidO let not Lord be angry, I speak yet but once ten be found there And e saidI will not destroy for ten's sake.
And the went is way as soon as e had communing with Abrahamnd
Abraham returned unto his place.
And there came two angels to Sodom at nd Lot sat the gate of . And Lot them, rose up to meet them, and he bowed himself with his face
your servant's house and tarry all night and wash your feet, and rise up early and go on your ways. And they saiday, but we will in the street all night.
And he them nd they turned in unto him and entered into his house and he made them a feast and bake, and they ate.
But before they , the men of the city of Sodom both and , all the people from .
And they called unto Lot and said unto himhere are the men came night? ring them out unto us that we may them.
And Lot went out at door unto them and shut the door after him
and said brethren, do not so wickedly.
Behold I have two daughters have known Only unto these men do nothing, for therefore came they under the shadow of my roof.
And they said. And they said in to sojourn, and be a judge will deal worse with thee than with them.And they pressed sore upon Lot and to break the door
the men put forth their hands and pulled Lot into the house to them and shut the door.
And the men were at the door of the house with blindness both small and great so that they find the door.
And the men said unto Lot thou here any sons daughters whsoever thou hast in the city bring out of this place
or we destroy this place, because the cry of them great before the hath sent us to destroy it.
And Lot went out and spke unto his sonsinlaw married his daughters, and said get y out of this place for the will destroy th city But he seemed as mocked unto his sonsinlaw.
And the morning arose the angels Lot saying, take thy wife and thy two daughters
his two daughters, the merciful unto him and they brought him forth and set him the city.
hen they had brought them , said thy lifeook not behind thee neither thou in the the mountain, lest thou
thy servant hath found grace in thy sight, thy mercy, which thou unto me in saving my life I cannot
to flee unto, and it is a little one, let me is it not a little one
concerning this thing, that I will not overthrow this city for which thou hast spoken.
Haste thee, for I do till thou come thither.herefore the name of the city called Zoar.
he sun upon the earth when Lot entered into Zoar.
Then the rained upon Sodom and Gomorra brimstone and fire from the out of heaven
and overthrew those cities and all the and all the cities, and that grew upon the
wife looked behind h, and a pillar of salt.
Abraham up early to the place where he stood before the
and looked toward Sodom and Gomorra and toward all the land of . And , the smoke of the country as the smoke of a furnace.
when God destroyed the cities of the , Abraham and sent Lot out the of the when e overthrew the cities Lot .
And Lot out of Zoar and the mountain and his two daughters with him for he feared to in Zoar he in a cave, he and his two daughters
said unto the youngerur father is old, and there no the earth to come in unto us after the manner of all the
seed of our father.
And they their father wine that nightnd the went and lay with her fathernd he perceived not when she lay down, when she .
And on the morrow the said unto the youngerehold, yesternight with my father. Let us him drink this night also, and go thou and lie with him, seed of our father.
And they their father drink that night also. And the younger arose and lay with himnd he perceived not when she lay down, when she .
Thus were both the daughters of Lot with child by their father.
And the bre a son and called Moab is the father of the Moabites unto this day.
And the younger bre a son and called Benmmi is the father of
the children of Ammon unto this day.
And Abraham thee toward the south country and between and Sur and sojourned in Gerar.
And Abraham said of Sara his wife, sister. Abimelech king of Gerar sent and .
God came to Abimelech in a dream and said to him, thou art but a dead man the thou hast taken for she is a mans wife.
But Abimelech had not come her and saidLord wilt hou slay righteous
heart and hands have I done this.
And God said unto him in a dream I know that thou didst
the man his wife for he is a prophet that thou shalt die th all that
Abimelech rose in the morning and called all his servants, and told all these things in their and the men were sore afraid.
Abimelech called Abraham and said unto himWhat hast thou done unto usnd have I offended thee, that thou on me and on my kingdom great sin? hou hast done deeds unto me that ought not to be done.
And Abimelech said unto AbrahamWhat sawest thou that
the fear of God not in this place, and they slay me for my wife's sake
yet she is my sister the daughter of my father, but not of my mother and became my wife.
And God caused me to wander my father's house, I said unto her kindness thou unto me place we come, say of me, brother.
Abimelech sheep and oxen, menservants and womenservants and gave them unto Abraham, and him Sara his wife.
And Abimelech saidehold land before theewell where it pleaseth thee.
And unto Sara he said I have given thy brother a thousand pieces of silver behold a covering eyes unto all are with thee and all .
o Abraham prayed unto Godnd God healed Abimelech and his wife and his they
or the had closed all the of the house of Abimelech because of Sara
Abraham a son in his old age the which had .
And Abraham called his son was born unto him Sara him Isaac
nd Abraham circumcised his son eight days old, as God commanded him.
And Abraham was a hundred years old when his son Isaac was born unto him.
And Sara saidGod hath made me all hear will laugh me.
he said would have said unto Abraham that Sara should have given children suckI have borne him a son in his old age
he child grew and was weaned and Abraham made a great feast the same day that Isaac was weaned.
Sara saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian she had borne unto Abraham, mocking.
she said unto Abraham this and her son for the son of this bondwoman shall not be heir with my son Isaac
the very grievous in Abraham's sight because of his son.
said unto Abrahamet it not be grievous because of the lad and of thy n all that Sara hath said unto thee, her voice for in Isaac shall thy seed be called.
of the son of the bondwoman will I make a nation, because he is thy seed.
And Abraham rose up early in the morning and took bread and a bottle water and gave it unto Hagar, putting it on her shoulder the , and sent her away. And she departed and wandered in the wilderness of .
the water in the bottle, she cast the under
, and lifted up her voice and wept.
And God heard the voice of the nd the angel of God called Hagar out of heaven and said unto herWhat aileth thee Hagar? Fear not, for God hath heard the voice of the where he .
Arise lift up the lad and him in hand, for I will make him a great .
And God opened her eyes and she saw a well of waternd she went and filled the bottle with water, and gave the drink.
And God was with the lad and he grew and in the wilderness, and became an archer.
And he in the ilderness of nd his mother him a wife out of the land of Egypt.
And it that Abimelech and chief captain spke unto Abraham sayingGod is with thee in all that thou doest.
Now therefore swear unto me here by God that thou wilt not deal with me according the kindness that I have
a well of water which Abimelech's servants had taken away.
And Abraham took sheep and oxen and gave them unto Abimelechnd both of them a .
And Abraham set seven lambs by themselves.
And Abimelech said unto Abrahamhat mean these seven lambs which thou hast set by themselves
And he seven lambs shalt thou take my hand, that may be a witness unto me that I have this well
called , because they both of them.
Thus made a at . Then Abimelech and Phicol chief aptain and the land of the Philistines.
And Abraham planted a in , and called there on the name of the , the verlasting God
nd in the Philistine land
Abraham and said unto him
only son Isaac whom thou lovest, and get thee the land of Moria, and him there for a upon one of the mountains which I will thee.
Abraham rose up early in the morning and saddled his ass, and took two of his with him and Isaac his son and wood for the , and rose up and the place which God had him.
third day Abraham lifted up his eyes and saw the place afar off
nd said unto his young men here with the ass I and the lad will go yonder and worship and come again you.
And Abraham took the wood of the and laid it upon Isaac his son and took fire in his hand and a knifend they went both of them together.
Isaac unto Abraham his father and said but where is the for ?
And Abraham saidy son, God will provide
the place which God him Abraham an altar there and the wood, and bound Isaac his son and laid him on the altar upon the wood.
And Abraham stretched forth his hand, and took the knife to his son.
the angel of the called unto him heaven Abraham, Abraham And he said
for now I know that thou fearest God, thou hast not thine only son from e.
And Abraham lifted up his eyes and looked and behold, a ram caught in a thicket. And went and took the ram and offered him up for a in the stead of his son.
And Abraham called the name of
And the angel of the unto Abraham heaven the second time
y yself have I swornsaith the because thou hast done this thing and hast not thy only son,
I will bless thee and multiply thy seed as the stars of heaven and as the sand upon the nd thy seed shall possess the gate of his enemies.
And in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed, because thou hast obeyed y voice.
So Abraham unto his young men, and they rose up and went together to nd Abraham dwelt at .
And it after these things, that told Abraham sayingBehold she hath also born children unto thy brother Nahor:
Hu his and Bu his brother, and Kemuel the father of ,
and and Hao, and Pildas and and Bethuel.
And Bethuel begt . These eight to Abraham's brother.
And his concubine
in the land of Canaan Abraham came to mourn Sara and to weep for her.
And Abraham stood up from , and the sons of Heth saying
I am a stranger and a youive me a possession with you, that I may bury my dead out of my sight.
And the children of Heth answered Abraham saying unto him
Hear usordhou art a prince among usn the of our bury thy dead None of us shall thee his , that thou bury thy dead
Abraham stood up and bowed himself the people of the land the children of Heth.
And he communed with them sayingIf it be your mind that I bury my dead out of my sight, hear me and for me Ephron the son of
give me the cave which he hath in the end of his fieldor as much money as it is worth give it me a possession .
Ephron among the children of Heth Ephron the answered Abraham in the audience of the children of Heth of all went in at the gate of his city, saying
, my lord, hear me: The field give I thee and the cave that therein give theen the presence of the sons of my people give I it thee bury thy dead
Abraham bowed himself before the people of the land
nd spke unto Ephron in the audience of the people of the saying I pray thee hear me I will give for the fieldake it me, and will bury my dead there.
Ephron answered Abraham saying unto him
My lord, hearken unto me The land is worth four hundred of silverhat is that and ? ury thy dead.
And Abraham hearkened unto Ephron and weighed the silver which he had in the audience of the sons of Heth four hundred silver current money merchant.
the field of Ephron
the field and the cave that is therein the sons of Heth.
Abraham was old and stricken in and the had blessed in all things.
And said unto his eldest servant of his house rule over all that he hadPut thy hand under my thigh
I make thee swear by the God of heaven and God of the earth, that thou shalt not take a wife my son the daughters of the Cananites, among I dwell.
But shalt go unto my country and to my kindred, and take a wife my son Isaac.
the servant unto him the woman will not to me unto this land I bring thy son again unto the land thou camest?
And Abraham said unto himeware th that thou bring not my son thither.
The God of heaven took me from my father's house and from the land , and spke unto me and swre unto me sayingnto thy seed will I give this land,e shall send is angel before thee, thou take a wife my son from thee.
if the woman will not bring not my son thither again.
And the servant put his hand under the thigh of Abraham and swre to him concerning that matter.
And the servant took ten camels the camels of his master and departed, all goods of his master hi and went to Mesopotamia, unto the city of Nahor.
And made his camels to down the city by a of water at the time that women out to draw water
nd he said God of my master Abraham, send me good speed this day, and show unto my master Abraham.
I stand here by the well of water and the daughters of the men of th city come out to draw water
the damsel to whom I say, down thy pitcher, m drink she say, and I will give thy camels drink the same she hou hast for hy servant Isaac and thereby shall I know that hou hast my master.
And it came to pass before he had speaking, that came out, Bethuel son the wife of Nahor Abraham's brother, her pitcher upon her shoulder
he damsel was very fair to look upon, an she went down to the well and filled her pitcher and came up
the servant ran her and saidet me a little water thy pitcher.
And she saidrink my lord she hasted and let down her pitcher upon her and gave him drink.
And when she had him drink, she saidI will draw water for thy camels also, until they have .
And she her pitcher into the trough, and ran again unto to water and drew for all his camels.
And the at her held his peace to whether the had made his journey prosperous or not.
And as the camels drinking, took earring of half a weight, and two bracelets for her hands of ten weight of gold,
and saidWhose daughter art thou? ell me is there room in thy father's house for us to lodge in?
And she said unto himI am the daughter of Bethuel the son of she bre unto Nahor
said moreover unto hime have straw and provender enough and room to lodge in.
And the man bowed , and worshiped the
nd saidlessed be the God of my master Abraham not
And the damsel ran and told of her mother's house these things.
And had a brother Laban Laban ran out unto the man the well
he the earring and bracelets upon his sister's hands, and heard the words of his sister sayinghus the man unto me, th he unto the mannd , he stood the camels the well.
And saidome in thou blessed of the . standest thou ? I have the house, and room for the camels.
And the man came into the house and he camels and and provender the camels, and water to wash his feet and the feet were with him
nd there was meat set before him to eatut he saidI will not eat until I have mine errand. And he said on
And he saidI am Abraham's servant
nd the hath blessed my master , he is become great and hath given him , silver and gold, menservants maidservants, camels and asses.
And Sara my master's wife a son when she was old and unto him hath he given all that he hath.
And my master made me swear saying shalt not take a wife my son the daughters of the in whose land I dwell
ut thou shalt go unto my father's house and to my kindred, and take a wife my son.
And I said unto my master the will not follow me
And he said unto me before whom I walk, will send is angel with thee and prosper thy thou shalt take a wife for my son my kindred and my father's house.
when thou comest my kindred they not thee one, th shalt oath.
And I came this day unto the well and said God of my master Abraham, if hou my which I go,
behold, I stand by th well of water and when virgin cometh forth to draw water, and I say to herive me a little water of thy pitcher to drink,
and she say to me drink thou, and I will also draw for thy camels th same the whom the hath for my master's son.
And before I speaking in mine heart behold came forth her pitcher on her shoulder and she went down unto the well and drew. And I said unto her me drink.
And she made haste and down her pitcher from , and saidrink, and I will give thy camels drink also I drank, and she the camels drink also.
And I asked her hose daughter art thou? And she he daughter of Nahor's son, whom bre unto himnd I put the earring upon her face and the bracelets upon her hands.
And I bowed and worshiped the , and blessed the God of my master Abraham had me the right way to take my master's brother's daughter his son.
ow if ye will deal and truly with my master, tell mend if not, tell me that I may turn to the right hand or to the left.
Then Laban and Bthuel
take her and go, and let her be thy master's sons wife, as the hath .
And when Abraham's servant heard their words, he himself the earth.
And the servant forth jewels of silver and jewels of gold and raiment, and gave them to her brother and to her mother.
And they ate and drank, he and the men were with him, and tarried all night and up in the morning he said me unto my master.
her brother and her mother saidet the damsel abide with us a days, a go.
And he said unto them, inder me not, the hath prospered my . Send me away that I may go my master.
And they said call the damsel, and .
And they called and said unto herilt thou go with this man? And she said.
they their sister her nurse and Abraham's servant and men.
And they blessed and said unto herThou art our sister thousands and thy seed possess the gate of .
And arose and her damsels, and the upon the camels and the mannd the servant took and went his way.
And Isaac from the of the for he dwelt in the south country
nd out to the nd he lifted up his eyes and , and behold the camels were coming.
And lifted up her eyes, and when she saw Isaac she the camel
said unto the servanthat man is this in the field ? And the servant saidt is my master she took and .
And the servant told Isaac all that he had done.
Isaac brought her his mother Sara's tent and took and she became his
wife, and he loved hernd Isaac comforted his
and Dedan. And the sons of Dedan were Letusim and Leumim.
And the sons of Midian Epher, Hanoch Abida and Elda. All these were the children of Ketura.
Abraham gave all that he had unto Isaac.
unto the sons of concubines gave gifts and sent them away from Isaac his son eastward unto the east country.
are the days of the of which he lived a hundred and
And his sons Isaac and Ismael buried him in the cave in the field of Ephron son of Zoar the before Mamre
field Abraham the sons of Heth There was Abraham buried and Sara his wife.
And after the death of Abraham God blessed his son by the well
are the generations of Abraham's son, Hagar the Egyptian Sara's handmaid bre unto Abraham.
And these are the names of the sons of Ismael, their names their
, Jetur, Naphis and .
These are the sons of Ismael, and these are their names, their towns and castles twelve princes nations.
And these are the years of the life of Ismael, a hundred and thirty seven years and the and died, and was unto his people.
And dwelt from unto that is before Egypt as toward Assyriand he died in the presence of all his brethren.
And these are the generations of Isaac Abraham's son Abraham begt Isaac.
And Isaac was forty years old when he took wife the daughter of Bethuel the Srian of
because she was barren and the was entreated him, and his wife conceived
nd the children together within her
in thy womb, and two than the other, and the elde shall the younger.
And when her to be delivered behold there were twins in her womb.
And came out red over a and they called his name Esau.
And his brother out, and his hand heel his name was called Jacob. And Isaac was years old when she bre them
nd the boys grewnd Esau a cunning hunter and Jacob was a man, in tents.
Isaac loved Esau, because he of his venison but loved Jacob.
Jacob boiled pottage and Esau came from the field and was
nd said to Jacob me red pottage, for I am therefore was his name called Edom.
And Jacob saidell me this day thy birthright.
And Esau I am at the point nd what profit shall this birthright me?
And Jacob saidwear to me this day. And he swore him, and sold his birthright unto Jacob.
Then Jacob gave Esau bread and pottage of nd he ate and drank and rose up and went
his way. Esau his birthright.
And there a in the land, the first that in the days of Abraham. Isaac went unto Abimelech king of the Philistines unto Gerar.
the appeared unto him, and saido not down into Egypt in the land which I thee
ojourn in this land, and I will be with thee and will bless theeor unto thee and unto thy seed I will give all these countriesnd I will perform the oath which I swore unto Abraham thy father
nd will multiply as the stars of heaven, and will give unto thy seed all these countriesnd thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed,
And the men of the place asked him his wifend he said sister for he feared to wife, lest the men of the place should for , because she was to .
And it he had been there long time, that Abimelech king of the Philistines looked out a window and saw Isaac
And Isaac said unto him
of the people might lightly have lain thy wife, and shouldest have brought upon us.
Abimelech charged all his people, sayinge that toucheth this man or his wife shall surely .
Isaac sowed in th land, and in the same year a the blessed him
nd the man waxed , and went and grew he great
he had possession of and the Philistines him
all the wells which his father's servants in the days of Abraham his father,
which the Philistines had stopped after the death of Abraham and the names which his father them.
A Isaac's servants in the valley, found a well of water.
And the herdmen of Gerar strve with Isaac's sayinghe water is ours. called the well , because they strove with him.
they another well, and strove for that also
they strove not
appeared unto him the same night and saidI am the God of Abraham thy fatherear not for I am with thee, and will bless thee, and multiply thy seed for y servant Abraham's sake.
And he an altar there, and called upon the name of the , and pitched his tentnd there Isaac's servants a well.
Then Abimelech to him from Gerar his friend and chief captain.
And Isaac said unto them come ye to me, seeing ye hate me and have me away from you?
they us and thee, and make a with thee,
that thou do us no hurt, as we have not touched thee, and have done unto thee nothing but good, and sen thee away in peacehou art now the blessed of the .
And he made them a feast, and they ate and drank.
And they rose up in the morning and swre one to anothernd Isaac sent them awaynd they departed from him in peace.
And the same day Isaac's servants and told him well which they had and said unto him, ha found water.
And he called it , the name of the city is unto this day.
Esau was forty years old he took wife Judith the daughter of , and Basmath the daughter of Elon ,
were unto Isaac and .
And it came to pass that Isaac old and his eyes were dim so that he could not see called Esau his eldest son and said unto himy son. And he said unto him here am I.
And he saidehold, I am old know not the day of my death
Now therefore take thy weapons, thy quiver and thy bow, and to the field and take me some venison
nd make me meat such as I love, and bring it me, m eat that my soul may bless thee before I die.
heard when Isaac spoke to Esau his son. And Esau to the field to venison, and to bring it
spke unto Jacob her son sayingBehold I heard thy father Esau thy brother saying
ring me venison and make me meat, that I may eat and bless thee before the before .
Now therefore my son my voice that which I command thee
to the flock, and me two good kids, and I will make meat for thy father, such as he loveth
nd thou shalt bring it to thy father, he eat that he may bless thee before his death.
Jacob to his motherBehold Esau my brother is and I am smooth.
My father feel me, and I shall seem him as and shall bring a curse upon and not a blessing
nd his mother said unto himUpon me be thy curse my son only my voice, and go fetch me them.
And went and fetched and brought them to his mothernd his mother made meat, as his father loved.
And goodly raiment of her eldest son Esau, which in the house, and put them upon Jacob her younge son
and she put the skins upon his hands and upon the smooth of his neck.
And she the meat and bread which she had in the hand of her son Jacob.
And he his fathery father And he ere am Iho art thou my son?
And Jacob said unto his fatherI am Esau thy I have done according as thou badest me sit and eat of my venison, that thy soul may bless me.
Isaac said unto his sonHow it that thou hast found it so quickly my son?e he thy God brought it to
my son, whether thou be my son Esau or not.
Jacob Isaac his father and he felt him and saidhe voice is Jacob's voice, but the hands are the hands of Esau.
And he him not, because his hands were as his brother Esau's hands so he blessed him.
eat of my son's venison, that my soul may bless thee. And he brought him, and he atend he brought him wine, and he drank.
And his father Isaac said unto himome near and kiss me my son.
And he and kissed himnd he smelled the of his raiment and blessed him and saidSee, the smell of my son is as the smell of a field which the hath blessed.
God give thee of the dew of heaven, and the fatness of the earth, and plenty of corn and wine.
eople , and natons bow theee lord over thy brethren, and thy mother's thee. Cursed be that curseth thee, and blessed be he that blesseth thee
soon as Isaac had made an end of blessing, Jacob was scarce gone out from the presence of Isaac his father Esau his brother from his hunting
had made meat, and brought it unto his father, my father and eat of son's venison, that thy soul may bless me.
his father said unto himWho art thou?
venison and brought it me, and I have eaten of all before thou camest, and have blessed him, and he shall be blessed
hen Esau heard the words of his father, he cried great and, and said unto his fatherless me also my father
And he saidhy brother came with subtlety, and hath taken away thy blessing.
he took away my birthright and , now hath taken away my blessing. And he said, ast thou a blessing for me?
Isaac answered and said unto Esauehold I have made him thy lord, and all his have I servants with corn and wine have I him what I do unto thee my son?
And Esau said unto his fatherast thou but one blessing my father? less me also my father lifted up his voice and wept.
Isaac his father answered and said unto himBehold thy dwelling shall of the fatness of the earth, and of the dew of heaven from above.
And thy sword shalt thou live, and shalt thy come when thou shalt the , his yoke from off thy neck.
And Esau hated Jacob because of the blessing his father blessed himnd said in his heartThe days of my are at hand will slay my brother Jacob.
And these words of Esau her elde son were told to nd she sent and called Jacob her younge son, and said unto himehold thy brother Esau to kill thee
Now therefore my son my voice and flee to Laban my brother Haran
nd tarry with him a until thy brother's
until thy brother's turn away from thee, and he forget that which thou hast done to him. Then will send and fetch thee from thee. Why should I you both in one day?
And to IsaacI am weary of my life of the daughters of Heth. If Jacob
take a wife of the daughters of Heth, such as these are of the daughters of the land, what
Isaac called Jacob and blessed him, and charged him and said unto him take a wife of the daughters of Canaan
rise to to the house of Bethuel thy mother's father and take thee a wife of the daughters of Laban thy mother's brother.
And God lmighty bless thee, thee, and multiply thee that thou mayest be a of people
and give thee the blessing of Abraham to thee and to thy seed with thee, that thou mayest the land wherein thou art a stranger which God gave unto Abraham.
Isaac sent Jacob to unto Laban, son of Bethuel the , brother Jacob's and Esau's mother.
When Esau saw that Isaac had blessed Jacob, and sent him to him a wife thee, and that as he blessed him he gave him a charge, saying take a wife of the daughters of Canaan
and that Jacob obeyed his father and mother and gone
and seeing that the daughters of Canaan pleased not Isaac his
hen went unto Ismael, and unto the wives which he had Mahala the daughter of Abraham's son, the sister of to be his wife.
Jacob from and went toward Haran
nd a place, and tarried there all night, because the sun was place to sleep.
And he dreamed and behold a ladder the earth, and the top of it reached to heavennd , the angels of God
God of Abraham thy father and the God of Isaac: The land thou will I give and thy seed.
And thy seed shall be as the dust of the earthnd thou shalt spread abroad thy seed shall all the of the earth be blessed.
And I am with thee, and will in all places thou goest, and will bring thee again into this land
awaked out of his sleep, he saidurely the is in this place, and I not.
And he was afraid and saidow is this place is none other the house of God and the gate of heaven.
And Jacob up early in the morning, and took the stone that he had his , and it up and poured oil the top of it.
And he called the name of th place , the name of th city was called Lu.
And Jacob vowed a vow, sayingIf God will be with me and will keep me in this I go, and will give me bread to eat and to put on,
so that I come again my father's house in then shall the be my God
nd this stone which I have set shall be God's housend of all that hou shalt give
me will give tenth unto hee.
a well in the field, and three flocks of sheep
the stone from the well's mouth and water the sheep, and put the stone again upon the well's mouth his place.
And Jacob said unto them brethren, from whee be ye? And they saidf Haran are we.
And he said unto themKnow ye Laban the son of Nahor? And they saidWe know him.
And he said unto them cometh with the sheep.
And he saido, it is yet , neither is it time that the cattle should be gathered togetherater the sheep, and go and feed them.
And they saide until all the flocks together, and the stone from the well's mouth we water sheep.
he yet with them, Rahel came with her father's sheep, for she kept them.
A Jacob saw the daughter of Laban his mother's brother, and the sheep of Laban his mother's brother, went and rolled the stone from the well's mouth and watered the of Laban his mother's brother.
And Jacob kissed Rahel, and lifted up his voice and wept
nd told that he was her father's brother and son ran and told her father.
Laban heard of Jacob his sister's son, he ran to meet him, and embraced him and kissed him, and brought him his house. And told Laban all the.
And Laban said thou art my bone and my flesh. with the space of a month.
And Laban said unto Jacob thou my brother, shouldest thou therefore serve me for ? ell me what shall thy wages be?
And Laban had two daughters
was beautiful and .
And Jacob loved , and saidI will serve thee seven years for Rahel thy younge daughter.
And Laban t is better that I give her thee, than to another man with me.
And Jacob served seven years for and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had her.
And Jacob said unto Labanive me my wife, that I may her.
Laban all the men of th place and made a feast.
And he took Lea his daughter and brought her to him and he went in unto er.
And Laban gave unto his daughter Lea, his maid
then hast thou beguiled me?
thou shalt serve me yet seven years.
And Jacob did so, and week and he gave him Rahel his daughter wife also.
And Laban gave to Rahel his daughter Bilha his handmaid to be her
he also, and loved Rahel more than Lea, and served him yet seven years.
the saw that Lea was , he her but Rahel was barren.
And Lea conceived and bre a son, and called his name , for she said the hath looked upon my . ow my husband will love me.
And she conceived again and bre a son, and said the hath heard that I , hath therefore given me this son alsond she called Simeon.
And she conceived and bre a son, and saidow this will my husband me, because I have borne him three sonsherefore his name Levi.
And she conceived again and bre a sonNow will I praise the herefore she called his name , and bearing.
Rahel saw that she bre Jacob no children, envied her sister, and said unto Jacobive me children, or else I
Am I in God's stead from thee the fruit of th womb?
And she gave him Bilha her handmaid wifend Jacob went in unto her
And Bilha conceived and bre Jacob a son.
saidGod hath , and hath also heard my voice and hath given me a son. Therefore called Dan.
And Bilha Rahel's maid conceived again and bre Jacob son.
And Rahel said, have with my sister, and have . And she called his name Naphtali.
When Lea saw that she had bearing, she took her maid and gave her Jacob wife
nd Lea's maid bre Jacob a son.
said called his name Gad.
And Lea's maid bre Jacob son.
said am I, for the daughters will call me blessed. And called his name .
And Ruben went in the wheat harvest and found in the field, and brought them unto his mother Lea. Then said to Leaive me of thy son's .
Is it that thou hast taken my husband wouldest take away my son's also? said with thee , for thy son's .
And Jacob came the field, Lea went out to meet him and said come in me, for I have thee with my son's .And he with her that night.
And God Lea, she conceived and Jacob the fifth son.
saidGod hath given me my , because I my maiden to my husbandnd she called .
And Lea conceived again and bre Jacob the sixth son.
saidGod hath endued me with good dowry. Now will my husband dwell with me, because I have borne him six sonsnd called his name .
she bre a daughter, and called her .
And God remembered , and her
she conceived and bre a son, and saidGod hath taken away my .
And she called his name Joseph
had borne Joseph, Jacob said LabanSend me away that I may go unto mine own place and country
ive me my wives and my children for whom I have served thee, and let me go for thou knowest service I have done thee.
Laban unto himf I have found favor in for I that the hath blessed me for thy sake
ppoint thy , and I will give it
he said unto himhou knowest I have thee
before I came, and it is increased a multitude and the hath blessed thee my . now when shall I for mine own house also?
And he saidhat shall I give thee? And Jacob hou shalt give me f thou wilt do this thing for me
So shall my righteousness answer for me is not speckled and among the goats and among the , that
that were and , and all the that were and
set three days' journey himself and Jacobnd Jacob the rest of Laban's .
Jacob took rods of green poplar in them and made the white appear in the
And he the which he had before the in the gutters watering troughs when the came to drink that they should conceive when they came to drink.
And the conceived before the , and brought forth , and .
Jacob the lambs and the faces of the toward
in the gutters, that they might conceive the
But the , he put them not so the
camels and asses.
And heard the words of Laban's sonsJacob hath taken away all that was our father's and our father's hath he gotten all this .
And Jacob beheld the countenance of Laban, it was not toward him as .
And the said unto Jacob the land of thy fathers and to thy kindred, and I will be with thee.
Jacob sent and called Rahel and Lea to the field unto his ,
and said unto themI see your father's countenance that it is not toward me as the God of my father hath been with me.
And ye know that I have served your father.
And your father hath deceived me, and changed my wages ten timesut God suffer him to hurt me.
he said shall be thy wages, then all the bre f he said shall be thy , then all the
and given them me.
i time, I lifted up mine eyes and saw in a dream, and behold, the rams the were , and .
And the angel of God spke unto me in a dream saying And I ere am I.
And he saidift up thine eyes and see all the rams leap upon the are , and for I have seen all that Laban doth unto thee.
I am the God of Bethel where thou the , and where thou a vow unto e. Now arise get thee out this , and return unto the land th
Rahel and and said unto hi inheritance in our father's house
strangersor he hath sold us, and hath o.
all the riches which God hath taken from our father, that is ours and our children's. Now whatsoever God hath said unto thee, do.
Then Jacob rose up, and set his sons and wives upon camels
nd carried away all his and all his which he had gotten in , to go to Isaac his father the land of Canaan.
Laban to shear his sheep and Rahel had stolen her father's.
And Jacob stle away Laban the Srian, told him not that he fled.
So fled all that he had and and passed over the river, and set his face toward the mount Gilead.
the third day that Jacob fled.
hetook his brethren with him and after him seven days' journey and overtook him the mount Gilead.
And God came to Laban the Srian in a dream by night, and said unto himake heed that thou speak not to Jacob good.
Laban overtook Jacob Jacob had pitched his tent th mountnd Laban with his brethren pitched the mount Gilead.
Laban to Jacob away my daughters as
and didst not tell me, that I might have thee with mirth and harp,
and hast not suffered me to kiss my and my daughters? Thou
the God of your father spke unto me sayingake heed that thou speak not to Jacob
after thy father's house, yet hast thou stolen my gods
Jacob answered and said to Labanecause I was afraid, thou wouldest take thy daughters from me.
ith whomsoever thou findest thy gods, let him efore our brethren thine me, and take it theeor Jacob knew not that Rahel had stolen them.
went into Jacob's tent, and into Lea's tent, and into two tents but found them not. Then went he out of Lea's tent, and entered into Rahel's tent.
Rahel the images, and put them in the camel's and sat upon them. And Laban searched all the tent, but found them not.
Jacob was wroth, and Laban Jacob answered and said to
hast searched all my , what hast thou found of all thy household ? it here before brethren and
, and the rams of thy flock have I not eaten.
was torn beasts I brought not unto thee it my hand didst thou require it, whether stolen by day or night.
day the consumed me, and the by night, and my sleep departed from mine eyes.
Thus have I been twenty years in thy house served thee fourteen years for thy two daughters, and six years for thy and thou hast changed my ten times.
the God of my father, the God of Abraham and the Isaac had been with me surely thou sent me away now empty. God and the labor of my hands and rebuked thee
Laban answered and said unto Jacob daughters are my daughters, and the children are my children, and the are my , and all that thou seest is mine. And what can I do this day unto these my daughters, or unto their children they have born?
Now therefore come , let us make a , I and thou and let it be a witness between and .
Jacob a stone and set it up
said unto his brethren, ather stonesnd they took stones and made a heap, and they ate there upon the heap.
And Laban called it , but Jacob called .
Labanhis heap witness between and this dayherefore it called
between me and thee when we are one from another
thou shalt my daughters shalt take other wives no man with , God is witness and
And Laban said to Jacobehold this heap and this which I have me and thee
his heap witness and this , that I will not this heap to thee, and thou shalt not this heap and this harm.
The God of Abraham, the God of Nahor, the God of their father, judge us.And Jacob swre by his father Isaac.
Then Jacob sacrifice upon the mount, and called his brethren to eat breadnd they ate bread and tarried all night the .
And early in the morning Laban rose up and kissed his and his daughters and blessed
them departed and unto his place
Jacob went on his nd the angels of God met him.
And when Jacob saw them, he saidhis is God's hostnd called the name of that place Mahanaim.
Jacob sent messengers before him to Esau his brother unto the land of Seir the of Edom.
And he commanded them saying ye speak my lord Esauhy servant Jacob saith thus I have sojourned
menservants and womenservants and have sent to my lord, that I may find grace in thy sight.
And the messengers to Jacob sayinge came thy brother Esau, and he cometh thee and four hundred men with him.
Then Jacob greatly afraid and and divided the people with him and the and camels into two
saidIf Esau come to the one and smite it, the other .
And Jacob saidO God of my father Abraham and God of my father Isaac saidst unto me, eturn unto thy country and to thy kindred, and I will deal well with
I am not worthy of the least of all the mercies and truth which hou hast show unto hy servantor with my staff over this Jordan, and now have
lest he will come and smite the mother with the children.
Thou surely do good, and make seed as the sand of the sea which cannot be numbered for multitude.
And he there that same night, and took that which came to hand a present Esau his brother:
wo hundred and twenty two hundred and twenty rams
thirty milk camels with their colts forty and ten bulls twenty and ten foals
nd delivered them his servants, every drove by , and said unto before me and put a space drove.
And he commanded the foremost, sayingWhen Esau my brother meeteth thee and asketh thee sayinghose art thound goest thound whose are these before thee
thou shalt say, hey thy servant Jacob's a present sent unto my lord Esau and behold, he us.
And so commanded he the second, and the third, and all followed the droves saying, this manner ye speak unto Esau when ye him
nd say moreover thy servant Jacob usor he saidI will with the present that goeth before me and afterward I will see hi he will me.
So went the before him and he that night in the
rose up night and took his two wives and his two and his eleven sons, and over the ford Jabok.
And he took them and sent them over the , and sent over he had
nd alone there wrestled a man with him unt the breaking of the day.
And when saw that he against him, he the thigh and the of Jacob's thigh as he wrestled with him.
And saidet me go, for the day breaketh. And he saidI will not let thee go, thou bless me.
And he said unto himhat is thy name? And he said
and hast prevailed.
And Jacob asked him, ell me thy name. And he said, thou ask after my name?nd he blessed him there.
And Jacob called the name of the place , or I have seen God face to face, and my life .
And as he over the sun rose upon him, and he upon his thigh
the children of Israel eat not of the sinew shrank
the thigh, unto this day because he thigh in the sinew that shrank.
Jacob lifted up his eyes and Esau and with him four hundred men. And he divided the children Lea and Rahel and the two .
And he put the and their children foremost, and Lea and her children after, and Rahel and Joseph hindmost.
And he before them and the ground seven times until he came his brother.
Esau ran to meet him and embraced him and fell on his neck and kissed him and they wept.
And he lifted up his eyes and saw the and the children, and said are thse ? And he said children which God hath given thy servant.
her children came and came Joseph and and .
And he saidhat meanest thou all th drove which I met? And he to find grace in the sight of my lord.
And Esau saidI have enough my brothereep thou hast unto thyself.
Jacob , if I have found grace in thy sight, receive my present my hand for I have seen thy face as though I had seen the face of God and
my blessing that brought thee, God hath
us take our journey and go, and I will go .
And he said unto himy lord knoweth that children, and with young if men should overdrive
before his servant and I will , according as the cattle that goeth before me and the children able to endure until I come my lord unto Seir.
And Esau saidet me leave some of folk with . And he saidhat ? et me find grace in the sight of my lord.
, and built him a house, and made booths for his cattle the name of the place is called
in the land of Canaan, he from , and pitched before the city
nd bought a parcel of where he his tent, of the children of Schem's father, for a hundred
And he there an altar, and
the daughter of Lea she bre unto Jacob, went out to see the daughters of the land.
And Schem the son of Hmor the of the country, saw her took her and lay with her, and her
nd his unto Dina the daughter of Jacobnd he loved the damsel and spke kindly unto
nd spke unto his father saying, et me this wife.
And Jacob heard that he had defiled Dina his daughter his sons were with cattle in the field, and held his peace until they come.
Hmor the father of Schem went out unto Jacob to commune with him.
And the sons of Jacob came out of the field they heard it grieved and they were wroth, because he had wrought folly in Israel with Jacob's daughter, which thing ought not to be done.
And Hmor communed with them sayinghe soul of my son Schem longeth for your daughter give her him wife
and make marriages with us give your daughters unto us, and take our daughters unto you
nd dwell with us, and the land shall be youwell and , and you possessions therein.
And Schem said unto her father and her brethrenet me find grace in your eyes, and
, and I will give according as ye say unto me give me the damsel wife.
the sons of Jacob answered Schem and Hmor his father deceitfully, because he had defiled Dina their sister
nd they said unto them, e cannot do this thing give our sister to one is uncircumcised, for that a unto us.
in this will we consent unto you: If ye will be as we , that you be circumcised,
then will we give our daughter you and take to us, and will dwell with you and one people.
But if ye will not hearken unto us to be circumcised, thn will we take our daughter and .
And their words pleased and son.
And the young man deferred not to do the thing, because he had Jacob's daughter
unto the gate of their city, and communed with the men of their city saying
These men are peaceable with us dwell in the land and therein the land is enough for themet us take their daughters to wives and give them
nly herein will consent unto us to dwell with us to be one people: if among us be circumcised as they are.
heir and their substance and their oursnly let us consent unto them, they dwell with us.
And unto Hmor and Schem his son hearkened all the gate of his city.
And two of the sons of Jacob, Simeon and Levi Dina's brethren, took his sword and the city boldly and slew all
nd slew and Schem his son with the edge of the sword, and took out of Schem's house, and went .
sons of Jacob upon the and the city, because they had defiled their sister
took their sheep oxen asses and was in the city
and their wives took they captive, and all that was in the house.
And Jacob said to Simeon and Levie have troubled me mae me they shall gather themselves together against me and slay me and shall I and my house.
And they hould deal with our sister as with a?
And God said unto Jacob, rise up to Bethel and dwell therend make there an altar unto God apeared unto thee when thou fleddest from Esau thy brother.
Then Jacob unto his household and to all that were with him, ut away the strange gods that are among you and clean and change your garments
nd let us arise and go up to Bethel I make an altar unto God me in the day of my and was with me in the way which I went.
And they gave unto Jacob all the strange gods which were their hand, and all their earrings which were in their ears and Jacob hid them under
upon the cities that were round about them, they not after the sons of Jacob.
So Jacob to in the land of Canaan, all the people that with him.
And he there an altar and called the place Bethel because God appeared unto him when he fled from his brother.
Debora nurse, and was buried Bethel under an oaknd the name of it was called he oak of .
And God appeared unto Jacob again he came out of and blessed him
nd said unto himThy name is Jacob be called Jacob, but Israel shall be thy namend his name Israel.
And God said unto himI am God and kings shall come out of thy loins.
And the land which I gave Abraham and Isaac, thee, and thy seed after thee will I give .
And God from him in the place where e talked with him.
And Jacob set up a in the place where e talked with him even a pillar of stone and poured drink offering and poured oil
nd called the name of the place where God spke with him Bethel.
And they from Bethelnd was but a
the midwife said unto herear nothou shalt have this son also.
as her soul was , that she called his name Benniut his father called him Benamin
died and was buried the way to Ephrath which is Bethlehem.
And Jacob set a pillar upon her grave
his tent beyond the tower of Eder.
And it Israel dwelt in that land, that Ruben went and lay with Bilha his father's concubine and Israel. he sons of Jacob were twelve.
The sons of Lea: Ruben, Jacob's
: Joseph and Benamin
he sons of Bilha Rahel's : Dan and
he sons of Lea's Gad and Aser. These are the sons were born him in .
Jacob unto Isaac his father Mamre city Hebron where Abraham and Isaac sojourned.
And the days of Isaac were a hundred and years
nd the and died, and was unto his people being old and full of
daysnd his sons Esau and Jacob buried him.
are the generations of Esau is Edom.
Esau took his wives the daughters of Canaan: Ada the daughter of Elon and the daughter of
and Korah. These are the sons of Esau were born him in the land of Canaan.
And Esau took his wives, his sons and daughters and all the of his house his and all his and all his substance which he had in the land of Canaan, and went into country from his brother Jacob
or their riches that they dwell together, and the land wherein they were strangers could not them because of their cattle.
Thus dwelt Esau in ount Seir Esau is Edom.
hese are the generations of Esau father of the Edomites in ount Seir
hese are the names of Esau's sons: Elipha the son of Ada the wife of Esau, Reuel the son of Basmath the wife of Esau.
And the sons of Elipha were Teman, Omar, Zepho, and Kena.
And Timna was concubine to Elipha Esau's son, and bre Elipha, Amalek these the sons of Ada Esau's wife.
And these are the sons of Reuel: Nahath, and : these were the sons of Esau's wife.
And these were the sons of the daughter of
of the sons of Esau. The of Elipha the son of Esau
: these are the came of Elipha in the land of Edom these were the sons of
in the land of Edom these the sons of
were the the daughter of Ana Esau's wife.
These are the of Esau, and these are the
These are the of Seir the Horite, the land: Sobal, Zibeon Ana,
Eer and hese are the of the Horites the children of Seir in the land of Edom.
And the children of Lotan were Hori and Hemamnd Lotan's sister was Timna.
children of Sobal were these: Alvan Manahath Ebal, Sepho and Onam.
hese the children of Zibeon and Ana this was that Ana that found the mules in the wilderness as he fed his father
he children of Ana were these and the daughter of Ana.
hese are the children of Hemdan Esban, and Cheran.
Thechildren of Ezer these Bilhan and Akan.
The children of Disan : U and Aran.
These are the
in the land of Seir.
hese are the kings reigned in the land of Edom before there reigned any king the children of Israel.
Bela the son of Beor reigned in Edom and the name of his city was Dinhaba.
And Bela died, Jobab the son of of reigned in his stead.
Jobab , Husam of the land of reigned in his stead.
And , Hadad the son of Bedad in the field of reigned in his stead and the name of his city was Avith.
Hadad , reigned in his stead.
the son of Achbor reigned in his stead.
And Baalanan the son of Achbor, Hada reigned in his stead and the name of his city was nd his wife's name the daughter of Matred the daughter of .
are the names of the
their habitations in the
land of their possession Esau the father of the Edomites.
And Jacob dwelt in the land wherein his father was a stranger, in the land of Canaan.
hese are the generations of Jacob Joseph seventeen years old, with his brethren and the lad was with the sons of Bilha and of his father's wives. And brought unto father an evil them.
Israel loved Joseph more than all his children, because he his old age and he made him a coat of many colors.
his brethren saw that their father loved him more than all his brethren, they hated him and could not speak unto him.
Joseph dreamed a dream and told it his brethren they hated him yet the more.
And he said unto themear I pray you this dream which I have dreamed:
ehold we were sheaves in the field and lo, my sheaf arose and stood upright and stood round about and made obeisance to my sheaf.
his brethren him, And they hated him yet the more his dream and his words.
And he dreamed yet another dream and told it his brethren ehold, I have one dream more the and the moon and eleven stars made obeisance to me.
And told it his father and his brethren his father rebuked him and said unto himhat this dream thou hast dreamedhall I and thy mother and thy brethren come the ?
And his brethren him, but his father the saying.
brethren went to their father's in
nd Israel said unto Josepho not thy brethren in Schem? ome I send thee them. And he said him
see whether it be well with thy brethren and the , and bring me word again. sent him out of the ale of Hebron, to Schem.
And a certain man found him wandering in the field and asked himhat
And he I seek my brethrenell me I pray thee where they .
And the man said, hey departed hee, for I heard them sayet us go Dothan. Joseph after his brethren, and found them in Dothan.
And when they saw him afar off before he came them, they against him to slay him
nd said one to another, Behold this dreamer cometh
ome now and let us slay him and cast him into some pit, and say beast hath devoured
him out of their hands and said, et us not kill him.
And Ruben said unto them, hed blood, but cast him into this pit that is in the wilderness, and lay no hand upon him he rid him out of their hands deliver him to his father again.
And Joseph come unto his brethren, they stripped of his coat that was him
and they took him and cast him into a pit. the pit was empty no water .
And they sat down to eat breadnd they lift up their eyes and looked, a company of from Gilead their camels
his brethren, hat it we slay our brother and his blood
ome let us sell him to the Ismaelites, and let not our hand be upon him for he is our brother and our flesh. And his brethren were content.
Then passed by they drew Joseph out of the pit and sold the Ismaelites for twenty pieces of silver. And they brought into Egypt.
And unto the pit and Joseph he rent his clothes
nd unto his he is no and whither shall I go?
And they took Joseph's coat and killed a goat, and dipped the coat in the blood.
And they sent coat and brought their father and saidThis have we found whether it be thy son's coat or
And he knew itt is my son's coat beast hath devoured him Joseph is rent in pieces.
And Jacob rent his clothes, and put his loins, and for his son
all his sons and all his daughters to comfort him he be comforted, said I will go down into the grave unto my son, mourning.hus his father wept for him.
And the Mdianites sold him in Egypt unto
from his brethren
and went in unto her.
And she conceived and bre a son and called his name Er.
And she conceived again and
he was at Cheib when she bre him.
And Juda Er his , whose name was Tamar.
Er Juda's was wicked in the sight of the the slew him.
unto Onano in thy brother's wife and marry her, and up seed thy brother.
And Onan that the seed should not be his when he went in his brother's wife, he spilled it on the ground, he give seed his brother.
And the thing which he did displeased the e slew him also.
Then said Juda to Tamar his daughterinlawemain a widow at thy father's house, my son grown for he est he die also, as his brethren did. went and dwelt in her father's house.
And in process of time, the daughter of Judas wife died his friend Hira.
And told sayingehold, thy fatherinlaw goeth up to to shear his sheep.
And she put her widow's garments off from her and covered with a , and herselfnd sat was grown, and she was not given unto him wife.
When Juda saw her he thought , because she had covered her face.
And turned her the and said, ome I pray thee, let me theefor he knew not that was his daughterinlaw. And she saidhat wilt thou give me, me?
said, I will send thee a kid from the flock.he , give me a pledge thou send it
said, hat pledge shall I give thee? And she saidhy signet thy bracelet and thy staff that is in hand. And he gave it her and
from her, and put on her .
And Juda sent the kid by he found her not.
Then asked the men of place sayinghere is the
I cannot find her, and also the men of the place said that there was no .
And Juda saidet her take , lest we be shamed I sent th kid and thou not fnd her.
And it came to pass three months told Juda sayingTamar thy daughterinlaw hath played the and let her be burn.
hen brought forth, she sent to her fatherinlaw sayingy the man who these , am I with child. And
more righteous than I, because I gave her not to my son.
the one put out his hand and the midwife took and bound
his brother came outnd she said
And afterward came out his brother had the thread his hand,
was called Zrah.
Joseph was brought Egypt and a of an Egyptian, bought him of the brought him .
And the was with Joseph, and he was a and in the house of his master the Egyptian.
And his master saw that the was with him, and that the made all that he did prosper in his hand
found grace in his sight, and served him. And made him his house, and all that he had in his hand.
And he had made him his house and over all that he had, the blessed th Egyptian's house for Joseph's sake and the blessing of the was upon all that he had in the house and in the field.
And he left all that he had in Joseph's hand and , save the bread which he ate. And Joseph was a goodly person and .
And it after this, that his master's wife cast her eyes upon Joseph and
Behold, my master not what in the house, hath committed all that he hath to my hand.
because thou art his wife. How then can I do this great wickedness, sin against God?
And to Joseph day by day he hearkened not unto her to her or to be
to do his business and there none of the the house.
And she caught him by garment saying with me. And he left his garment in her hand and fled and got out.
she saw that he had left his garment in her hand and fled ,
she called unto the men of house and them sayingSee, he hath brought in a Hebrew unto us to use came in me to with me I cried with a loud voice.
And when he heard that I lifted up my voice and cried, he left his garment with me and fled and got out.
And she laid his garment by her until h lord came home.
And she him according to these words sayingTh Hebrew servant thou hast brought unto us came in me to me
as I lifted up my voice and cried, he left his garment with me and fled out.
hen his master heard the words of his wife which she him sayingfter this manner did thy servant to me,
place where the king's prisoners boundnd there prison
ut the was with Joseph and showed him mercy, and him favor in the sight of the keeper of the prison
committed to Joseph's hand all the prisoners were in the prisonnd whatsoever there, th
he keeper of the prison looked that was under his hand, because the
was with him and that he did, the
butler of the king of Egypt and his baker had offended their lord the king of Egypt.
And Pharao was
where Joseph was bound.
And the Joseph with them, and he served themnd they continued a season .
And they dreamed the butler and the baker of the king of Egypt were bound in the prison
Joseph came in unto them in the morning and looked upon them behold, they were sad.
look ye so sadly today
hey him, e have dreamed a dream, and no it. And Joseph said unto them to Godell me .
And the chief butler told his dream to Joseph and said himIn my dream a vine before me
nd in the vine were three branches and it was as though it budded and her blossoms shot forth and the
the grapes and them into Pharao's cup, and cup into hand.
And Joseph said unto him, his is the interpretation of it The three branches are three days
within three days shall Pharao lift up thine head and restore thee unto and thou shalt deliver Pharao's cup into his hand, after the manner when thou was his butler.
But think on me with thee, and shw unto mend make mention of me Pharao, and bring me out of this house
or I was stolen out of the land of the Hebrews and here also have I done nothing they should put me into th dungeon.
When the chief baker saw that , he said unto Joseph, also in my dream, I had three baskets on my head.
And in the uppermost baske all manner for Pharaond the birds ate them out of the basket upon my head.
Joseph answered and saidhis is the interpretation thereof The three baskets are three days
three days shall Pharao thy head from thee, and shall hang thee on a tree and the birds shall eat thy flesh from off thee.
And it came to pass the third day which was Pharao's birthday, that he made a feast unto all his servants. And he lifted up the head of the chief butler and of the chief baker among his servants.
And restored the chief butler unto his butlership again, and he the cup into Pharao's hand
hanged the chief baker as Joseph had interpreted them.
the chief butler Joseph, but forgot him.
out of the river seven cows and and fed in a meadow
nd seven other came up after them out of the river and and stood by the other upon the brink of the river.
And the and ate up the seven and fat awoke.
And he slept and dreamed the second time, seven ears of corn upon one stalk rank and good.
And seven thin ears blasted with the wind sprang up after them
nd the seven thin ears devoured the seven rank and full ears. And Pharao and , dream.
the morning his spirit was troublednd he sent and called for all the of Egypt and all the wise men thereofnd told them his dream but there was none that could interpret unto Pharao.
Then spke the chief butler unto Pharao sayingI do remember my fault this day.
Pharao was with his servants, and put in the house both me and the chief baker.
And we dreamed one night
with us a young man, a Hebrew, servant the we told him, and he
it came to pass
sent and called Josephnd they him out of nd he shaved himself and changed his raiment, and in Pharao.
And Pharao said unto JosephI have dreamed a dream and no can it I have heard say of thee that thou a dream it.
And Joseph answered Pharao saying: God shall give Pharao an answer of peace
Pharao said unto Josephn my dream I stood
nd there came out of the river seven and , and fed in meadow.
And seven other came up after them, poor and very and I never saw in all the land of Egypt .
And the lean and ate up the first seven fat
nd when they had eaten them up, could not that they had eaten them they were still as at the beginning. I awoke.
And I saw in my dream seven ears
and blasted with wind sprng up after them.
And the thin ears devoured the seven good ears. And I told unto the , but it
Joseph said unto Pharao are one. God show Pharao what e is about to do.
The seven good are years and the seven good ears are seven years.
the seven thin and that came after them are seven years and the seven empty blasted shall be seven years of
come seven years of great throughout all the land of Egypt.
And there shall arise after them seven years of all the shall be forgotten in the land of Egyptnd the shall consume the land
the shall not be in the land by reason of that , for it shall be .
And that the dream was unto God will shortly bring it to pass.
Now therefore let Pharao a man and , and set him over the land of Egypt.
et Pharao over the land, and take up fifth part of the land of Egypt in the seven plenteous years
nd let them gather all the food of thse good years that come, and lay up corn under the of Pharao food in the cities
nd that be store the land against the seven years of which shall in the land of Egypt, that the land perish not through
all his servants.
unto his servants we find such a as this is, the pirit of God
Pharao said unto Joseph as God hath thee all this, there is no.
Thou shalt be over my house, and according thy word shall all my people nly in the will I be .
And said unto Joseph, I have set thee over all the land of Egypt.
And took off his ring from his and put it upon Joseph's , and arrayed him in of fine linen, and put a gold chain about his neck
nd him the chariot he had they cried before him made him ruler over all the land of Egypt.
And Pharao said unto JosephI am Pharao, without shall no man lift up his hand or foot in all the land of Egypt.
And called Joseph's name Zaphnathnd he gave him wife Asnath the daughter of priest of On. Joseph the land of Egypt.
And was thirty years old when he stood before Pharao king of Egypt. And Joseph from Pharao, and went throughout all the land of Egypt.
And in the seven plenteous years
gathered up all the food of the seven years which were in the land of Egypt and in the cities the food of the round about every city in the same.
And Joseph corn the sand of the sea , until he left numberingor it was without number.
And unto Joseph were born two sons before the years of came, Asnath the daughter of priest of On, bre unto him.
And called the name of the first, or Godsaid hehath made me forget all my and all my father's
he second called he Ephraim, or God hath caused me to in the land of my .
And the seven years of plenteousness in the land of Egypt were ended
the seven years of dearth, according as Joseph had saidnd the dearth was in all lands but in
the land of Egypt was he saith to you do.
And the was all the Joseph opened all the and sold unto the Egyptians. And waxed sore in the land of Egypt.
And all countries came Egypt to Joseph to buy corn because the was so sore in all
Jacob saw that there was corn in Egypt, said unto his sonshy ye
, I have heard that there is corn in Egypt. and buy us from thee, that we may live and not die.
Joseph's ten brethren down to buy corn in Egypt
Benamin Joseph's brother Jacob with his brethren for he said him.
And the sons of Israel came to buy corn among came, for was in the land of Canaan.
And Joseph was governor the land, and sold to all the people of the landnd brethren came and before him
Joseph saw his brethren, he themut made strange unto them and spke roughly unto themhence come yend they said the land of Canaan to buy .
Joseph knew his brethren, but they knew not him.
And Joseph remembered dreams which he dreamed them, and said unto theme are spieso see the land
And they said unto himay, my lord but to buy thy servants come.
We are all one man's sons, thy servants are no spies.
And he said unto them
servants are twelve brethren, the sons of one man in the land of Canaanhe youngest is with our father, and one no
Joseph said unto them, hat is it that I unto you, e are spies
ye shall be by the life of Pharao ye shall not go hee, your youngest brother come hither.
Send one of you and let him fetch your brother and ye shall be in prison your words be , whether there be any truth in you or else by the life of ye are spies
And he put them in three days.
And Joseph said unto them the third dayThis do and live, for I fear God
If ye , let one of your brethren be bound in the prisono ye the your
bring your youngest brother unto me your words be , and die. And they did so.
they said one to anothere verily our brother, in that we saw the anguish of his soul when he besought us, and would not hearherefore this come upon us.
Ruben answered them saying I not unto you not sin against the ye would not hear, his blood is required.
hey not that Joseph understood them, for he spke unto them by an interpreter.
And he turned from them and wept and to them again and communed with them, and took Simeon and bound him before their eyes
commanded to fill their sacks with corn and to every man's money in his sack, and to give them the waynd them.
And they laded their asses with the corn and departed thee.
And as one of them opened his sack to give his ass provender the nn, he his money in his .
And he said unto his brethreny money is restored and is even in my
And they came unto Jacob their father unto the land of Canaan, and told him all that them saying
The lord of the land spke roughly to us, and took us for spies the country.
And we said unto him are no spies.
We twelve brethren sons of our fatherne is , and the youngest is with our father in the land of Canaan.
And the lord of the country said unto usereby shall I know ye : eave one of your brethren here with me, and take food for your households and
and bring your youngest brother unto me. shall I know that ye are no spies, but truo will I deliver you your brother, and ye shall in the land.
And as they emptied their sacks, behold every man's bundle of money was in his sacknd when both they and their father saw the bundles of money, they were afraid.
And Jacob their father said unto themMe have ye of my children: Joseph is , and Simeon is , and ye will take Benamin away. All these things me.
Ruben his father sayingSlay my two sons if I bring him not to thee. Deliver him my hand, and I will bring him to thee again
And he saidy son shall not go down with youor his brother is dead, and he is left alone.
him by the way which ye go
sore in the land.
And when they had eaten up th corn which they brought out of Egypt, their father said unto themo again buy us a little food.
unto himhe man did unto us saying see my face your brother be with you.
f thou wilt send our brother with us, we will go and buy the food.
But if thou wilt not send him, we will not go for the man said unto us see my face, your brother be with you.
And Israel said dealt ye so with me, as to tell the man ye had yet brother?
And they saidThe man asked us our kindred sayings your father yet alive? ave ye another brother? And we told him according to these words. ould we know that he would brother
unto Israel his fatherSend the lad with me, and we will and go, that we may live and not die both we thou and also our .
I will be surety for him my require him. If I bring him not thee and set him before , then let me bear the blame for ever
their father Israel said unto themf it must be so now do ake of the best fruits the land in your vessels, and the man a present, a balm and a honey, spices and myrrh, and almonds.
And take money yound the money that was brought again in your sacks, it again you it was oversight.
Take also your brother, and arise go again the man
nd God lmighty give you mercy the man send your other brother and Benamin
went down to Egypt, and Joseph.
hen Joseph saw Benamin with them, he said to the ruler of his housering these men home, and slay and make ready for shall dine with me at noon.
And the man did as Joseph bade, and brought Joseph's house.
they were brought Joseph's house they saidecause of the money that
Joseph's house, and communed with him at the door
and said, we came the first time to buy food
nd we came to inn opened our sacks behold, every man's money was in his sack full weight we have brought it again
nd other money have we brought in our hands to buy foode cannot tell who put our money in our sacks.
And he said be , fear notour God and the God of your father hath you treasure in your sacks I had your money. And he brought Simeon out them
nd into Joseph's house, and gave them water wash their feet and gave their asses provender
And they made ready the present Joseph at noon, for they heard that they should there.
hen Joseph came home, they brought
servant our father is in good health is yet alive. And they bowed and .
And he lifted up his eyes and his brother Benamin his mother's son, and saids this your younge brother of whom ye unto me? And saidGod be unto thee my son.
And Joseph made hastefor his heart his brother and sought to weep and entered into his chamber there.
And he washed his face and out and rerained himself, and et on the .
And they him by himself, and them by themselves, and the Egyptians ate with him by themselves, because the Egyptians not eat bread with the Hebrews, for that is an abomination unto the Egyptians.
And they sat before him the according his and the youngest according his youthnd the men marveled .
And unto them from before him but Benamin's was five
times much as any of theirs. And they drank and were with him.
And he commanded the of his house sayingill the men's sacks with food, as much as they can carry, and put every man's money in mouth
nd put my silver cup in the sack's mouth of the youngest and his corn money. And he did Joseph had .
the morning was light, the men were their asses.
And when they out of the city and not yet far , Joseph said unto his p follow after the men and overtake them, say unto them have ye rewarded evil for good
that which my lord drinketh, and he ? e have done.
And he overtook them
? God forbid that thy servants should do
Behold, the money which we found in our we brought again unto thee out of the land of Canaanow then we steal out of lord's house silver or gold
ith whosoever of thy servants it be found let him die, and also be my lord's bondmen.
And he saidNow according unto your words he with whom it is found shall be my servant ye shall be .
every man took down his sack to the ground, and every man his sack.
And he searched, and began the eldest and the youngestnd the cup was found in Benamin's sack.
Then they rent their clothes and every man his ass and the city.
And Juda and his brethren came to Joseph's housefor he was yet there, and they fell before him on the ground.
And Joseph said unto themhat deed is this ye have done? ye not that such a man as I can ?
Judahat shall we say unto my lordhat shall we speakr we ? God hath found out the of thy servantsehold, both we and he with whom the cup found.
And he God forbid that I should do so the man the cup is found, he shall be my servant go in peace unto your father.
Then Juda unto him and saidh my lord, let thy servant speak a word in my lord's ear, and not thy servant for thou art even as Pharao.
My lord asked his servant sayingave ye a father or a brother?
And we my lord, e have a father is dead, and he is left of mothernd his father loveth him.
unto servantsring him unto me, that I may set mine eyes upon him.
And we my lord, lad his father for if he should leave his father,
unto thy servants your youngest brother come with you, see my face no more.
And when we came unto thy servant father, we him my lord.
And our father said, o again and buy us a little food
we said, go. f our youngest brother with us then will we go, for we may not see the man's face our youngest brother with us.
thy servant father unto us know that my wife bre me two sons
nd the one went out from me and said he is torn in pieces and I saw him not since.
f ye take this also from me
Now therefore when I come to thy servant my father the lad be not with seeing that his life the lad's life,
he seeth that the lad is not , he will die thy servants bring the gray of thy servant our father with sorrow the grave.
For thy servant became surety for the lad unto my fatherf I bring him not unto thee I bear the blame my
and let the lad go with his brethren.
For how I go my father and the lad not with me lest I see the that
shall come my father
Joseph could before all no man with him while himself unto his brethren.
And he wept aloud, the Egyptians and the house of Pharao heard.
And said unto his brethrenI am Josephoth my father yet live his brethren could not answer him, for they were at his presence.
And Joseph said unto his brethrenome near to me, nd they came nearnd he saidI am Joseph your brother whom ye sold into Egypt.
ow be not grieved your that ye sold me or God sen me before you to life.
For the in the land, and are in which there shall neither be nor harvest.
God sent me before you to in the earth and to save your lives by a great deliverance.
So now it was not y that sent me , but God and e hath made me father Pharao and lord all his house and ruler all the land of Egypt.
Haste y and go to my father and him, sath thy son Joseph: God hath made me lord all Egypt. Come down unto me tarry not
nd thou shalt dwell in the land of and be me thou and thy children, and thy children's children and thy and and all that thou hast.
here will I theefor there five years of , lest thou and thy household and all that thou hast .
, your eyes see, and the eyes of my brother Benamin, that mouth.
tell my father of all my in Egypt and of all that ye have seen and make haste and bring my father .
And he fell his brother Benamin's neck and wept and Benamin wept his neck.
Moreover he kissed all his brethren and wept upon themnd after that his brethren talked with him.
And was Pharao's houseJoseph's brethren come it pleased Pharao well and his servants.
And Pharao unto Josephay unto thy brethren, his do ye: your beasts and get you unto the land of Canaan
take your father and your households and come unto me and I will give you the of the land of Egypt, and ye shall eat the fat of the land.
commandedhis do ye: ake with you out of the land of Egypt for your and for your wives and bring your father and come.
Also, regard not your , for the good of all the land of Egypt yours.
And the children of Israel did sond Joseph gave them the commandment of Pharao, and gave them
he gave three hundred pieces of silver and five changes of raiment.
And his father he sent th manner: ten asses laden with of Egypt, and ten laden with corn bread and meat his father the way.
So sent his brethren away, and they departednd he said unto themee that ye fall not out the way.
And they Egypt and came into the land of Canaan unto Jacob their father,
and told him sayingJoseph is yet alive and is governor over all the land of Egypt. And Jacob's heart , for he believed them not.
And they told him all the words of Joseph which he had said unto them when he saw the which Joseph had sent to carry him, Jacob their father
, and their and their wives in the which Pharao had sent to carry him.
And they took their cattle and the goods which they had gotten in the land of Canaan, and came into Egypt Jacob and all his 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.
are the names of the children of Israel came into Egypt, Jacob and his sons: Jacob's
of Ruben: Hanoch Pallu, Hezron and Carmi.
he of Simeon: Jemuel Ohad Jachin Zohar and Saul the son of a woman.
but Er and Onan died in the land of Canaan
unto Jacob in with his daughter Dina. All the souls of his sons and daughters thirty and three.
of Gad: Ziphion Haggi, Suni, Ezbon, Eri, Arodi and Areli.
he of Aser: , and Serah their sister. And the of Heber and Malchiel.
These are the of whom Laban gave to Lea his daughternd these she bre unto Jacob sixteen souls.
The of Jacob's wife: Joseph and Benamin.
And unto Joseph in the land of Egypt were born Manasse and Ephraim Asnath the daughter of priest of On bre unto him.
These are the sons of Bilha Laban gave unto Rahel his daughter, and she bre these unto Jacob seven.
All the souls came with Jacob into Egypt came out of his loinsbesides wives were and six.
And the sons of Joseph were born him in Egypt were two souls all the souls of the house of Jacob came into Egypt.
And he sent Juda before him unto Joseph unto Gosn, and they came into the land of Gosn.
And Joseph made ready his chariot and went to meet Israel his father Gosn, and presented himself unto him and fell on his neck and wept his neck a good while.
And Israel said unto JosephNow die, I have seen , thou art yet alive.
And Joseph said unto his brethren and unto his father's houseI will go and show Pharao and him brethren and my father's house were in the land of Canaan come unto me
nd are shepherdsfor the cattle and they have brought their and their and all that they have
call you and your occupation
that ye may dwell in the land of
and told Pharao and saidy father and my brethren and their and all that they have, come out of the land of Canaan and are in the land of Gosn.
And took of his brethren even five , and presented them unto Pharao.
And Pharao said unto his brethrenhat is your occupation? And they said unto Pharao servants, both we and also our fathers.
They said moreover unto Pharao sojourn in the land we come, for thy servants have no pasture for their the in the land of Canaan. Now therefore let thy servants dwell in the land of Gosn.
And Pharao unto Josephhy father and thy brethren come unto thee.
The land of Egypt is before thee In the best of the land make thy father and brethren dwell in the land of Gosn let them dwell if thou any men among them, make them rulers over my cattle.
And Joseph brought in Jacob his father and set him before Pharaond Jacob blessed Pharao.
And Pharao Jacob, ow old art thou?
And Jacob said unto Pharaohe days of my pilgrimage are a hundred and thirty years. Few and evil have the days of my life been, and have not attained unto the years of the life of my fathers in the days of their pilgrimage.
And Jacob blessed Pharao and went out from .
And Joseph his father and his brethren, and gave them possession in the land of Egypt, in the best of the land in the land of Rameses, as commanded.
And Joseph his father his brethren and all his father's household with bread.
was no bread in all the land for the was sore so that the land of Egypt and the land of Canaan by reason of the .
And Joseph all the money that was found in the land of Egypt and of Canaan for the corn which they bought and the money in Pharao's house.
hen money failed in the land of Egypt and of Canaan, all the Egptians came unto Joseph and saidive us
and I will give you for your cattle, if money.
And they brought their cattle unto Josephnd gave them bread for horses and , and and asses he fed them with bread for all their cattle that year.
When that year was ended, they came unto him the year and said unto hime will not hide it from my lord that our bodies and our lands.
die before thine eyes, and land? uy us and our land for bread and and our be Pharaoive us seed, that we may live and not die, that the land not .
And Joseph bought all the land of Egypt for Pharaoor the Egyptians sold every man his because the them so the land became Pharao's.
And the people cities, from one of Egypt the other
nly the land of the riests bought he not for the priests they sold not their lands.
Then Joseph said unto the ehold I have bought you this day and your land for
fifth part unto Pharao, and four parts shall be your own for seed the field and for , and of your households and for your .
And they Thou hast saved our lives. Let us find grace in the sight of my lord, and be Pharao's servants.
And Joseph made it a law over the land of Egypt unto this day that Pharao fifth part, except the land of the priests only, which not .
And Israel dwelt in Egypt in the country of they had possessions therein, and grew and multiplied exceedingly.
Jacob lived in the land of Egypt seventeen years so the whole age was a hundred years.
the time drew nigh that Israel must die he his son Joseph and said unto him have found grace in thy sight, put thy hand under my thigh and deal and truly with me bury me not in Egypt
ut lie my fathers, and carry me out of Egypt and bury me in their . And he I will do as thou hast said.
And he saidwear unto me. And he swre unto him. And Israel bowed the
he took with him his two sons, Manasse and Ephraim.
Jacobehold, thy son Joseph cometh unto theend Israel strength and sat the bed
nd said unto JosephGod lmighty appeared unto me at Lu in the land of Canaan, and blessed me
and said unto meehold, I will make thee and multiply thee and will make a of people, and will give this land thy seed after thee an everlasting possession.
ow thy two sons Ephraim were born unto thee before I came thee into Egypt, mine as Ruben and Simeon shall be .
And thou after them shall be thine shall be called the name of their brethren in their inheritance.
And I came from , Rahel died in the land of Canaan the way when but a to unto Ephratnd I buried her there the way to Ephrat is Bethlehem.
And Israel beheld Joseph's sons and said are these?
And Joseph said unto his fatherhey are my sons, God hath given me . And he saidring them me, and bless them.
the eyes of Israel were dim age, so that he could not see. And he brought them him and he kissed them and embraced them.
And Israel said unto JosephI had not thought to see thy face and lo, God hath
And Joseph took them both Ephraim in his right hand toward Israel's left hand and Manasse in his left hand toward Israel's right hand, and brought them unto him.
And Israel stretched out his right hand and laid it upon Ephraim's head was the younger, and his left hand upon Manasse's head, his hands for Manasse was the .
And he blessed Joseph God before whom my fathers Abraham and Isaac walk, the God fed me all my life long unto this day,
the ngel me from all evil, bless the lads my name, and my father Abraham and Isaac and grow a the earth.
Joseph saw that his father laid his right hand upon the head of Ephraim, it displeased himnd he up his father's hand to remove it from Ephraim's head unto Manasse's head
nd said unto his fatherNot so my father, for this is the . Put thy right hand upon his head.
And his father saidI know it my son, I know it. He shall a people and shall be greatut tru his younger brother shall be greater than he, and his seed shall of .
And he blessed them saying bless make thee as Ephraim and as Manasse. set Ephraim before Manasse.
And Israel said unto Josephehold, I die God shall be with you and bring you again unto the land of your fathers.
Moreover I give thee portion above thy brethren which I out of the hand of
the Amorite with my sword and with my bow.
And Jacob called his sons and said together, that I may tell you shall you in the last days.
Gather together and hear ye sons of Jacob, and hearken unto Israel your father
Ruben, thou art , my might and the beginning of my strength, and power.
nstable as water thou shalt not thou wentest up thy father's bed then defiledst thou
their they slew a man, and in their they a.
Cursed be their for it was and their for it was cruel I will divide them in Jacob, and scatter them in Israel.
thy brethren shall praise hand shall be the neck of thine enemies thy father's children shall thee.
Juda is a lion's whelprom my son thou art e down couched as a lion, and as ho him up?
The shall not depart from Juda, nor a from between his until come unto the people
his foal unto the vine, and his ass's colt unto the vine, wash his garment in wine and his in the blood of grapes
is eyes wine, and his teeth white milk.
shall dwell the haven of the sea and
is a strong ass, down between two
nd saw that rest was good and the land that it was pleasant, and bowed his shoulder to bear, and became a servant tribute.
Dan shall judge his people, as one of the tribes of Israel.
Dan shall be a serpent the way, an adder in the path, bite the horse heels, so that his rider shall fall backward.
giveth goodly words.
his hands were strong by the hands of the mighty God of Jacob
shall help thee, and the lmighty shall bless thee with blessings heaven above, blessings of the that lieth under, blessings of the breasts and of the womb.
The blessings of thy father the blessings of my on the head of Joseph, and on the of the head of him that was separate from his brethren.
Benamin wolfn the morning he shall devour prey, and at night he shall divide spoil.
All these are the twelve tribes of Israel, and this is that their father spke unto them he blessed them.
And he charged them and said unto themI be unto my peopleury me with my fathers in the cave that is in the field of Ephron the ,
in the cave that is in the field before in the land of Canaanhich Abraham bought of Ephron the for a possession .
There they buried Abraham and Sara his wife there they buried Isaac and his wifend there I buried
field and the cave that is therein was the children of Heth.
unto his people
And Joseph fell upon his father's face, and wept upon him, and kissed him.
And Joseph commanded his servants hysicians to embalm his father and the hysicians embalmed Israel
forty days , and the Egyptians him days.
And when the days of were , Joseph spke unto the house of Pharao sayingIf I have found in your eyes, speak,
father made me swearo, I die in my grave which I have in the land of Canaan. Now therefore let me go and bury my father, and will come again.
And Pharao said, o and bury thy father, according as he made thee swear.
And Joseph went up to bury his father and with him went all the servants of the elders of his house and all the elders of Egypt,
and all the house of Joseph and his brethren and his father's housenly their and their and their they in the land of Gosn.
And there went with him hariots and horsemen an great company.
And they came to the of Atad beyond Jordan, there they great and sore lamentationnd he for his father seven days.
hen the of the land the saw the mourning the of Atad, they saidhis is a mourning the Egyptians the name of called Abelmizraim, which beyond Jordan.
And his sons did unto him according as he commanded them.
his sons carried him into the land of Canaan and buried him in the cave which Abraham bought with the field
And Joseph returned Egypt and his brethren and all went up with him to bury his father, he had buried .
Joseph's brethren saw that their father was dead, they saidJoseph hate us and us all the evil which we did unto him.
say unto Joseph, orgive I pray thee the trespass of thy brethren and their sin, for they thee evil.ow we pray thee, forgive the trespass of the servants of thy . And Joseph wept when they spke unto him.
And his brethren and fell before and saidehold we thy servants.
And Joseph said unto themear not for am
it unto good to bring to pass as it is this day, to save people alive.
kindly unto them.
Joseph dwelt in Egypt and his father's house and lived a hundred and ten years.
And Joseph saw Ephraim's children the third generation. Machir the son of Manasse were Joseph's knees.
And Joseph said unto his brethrenI diend God will surely visit you and bring you out of this land unto the land which e swre Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.
And Joseph took an oath the children of IsraelGod will visit you
hundred and ten years old. And they embalmed him and put in a in Egypt.