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15 And he blessed Joseph, 1 before Manaffeh. and said, God before whom 21 9 And Israel said unto my fathers Abraham and Joseph, Behold, I die : but Ifaac did walk, the God God shall be with you, and which fed me all my life bring you again unto the long unto this day,

land of your fathers. 16 The angel which re- 22 Moreover, I have given deemed me from all evil, to thee one portion above bless the lads; and let my thy brethren, which I took name be named on them, out of the hand of the Amoand the name of my fathers rite with my sword and with Abraham and Isaaci and let my bow. them grow into a multitude in the midst of the earth.

CHAP. XLIX. 17 And when Joseph saw LAND Jacob called unto that' his father laid his right A his fons, and said, Gahand upon the head of E-ther yourselves together, that phraim, it displeased him; and I may tell you that which he held up his father's hand, shall befal you in the last to remove it from Ephraim's days. : head unto Manasseh's head. 2 Gather yourselves toge

18 And Joseph faid unto ther, and hear, ye fons of his father, Not fo, my fa- Jacob; and hearken unto Ilther : for this is the first-rael your father. born; put thy right hand 39 Reuben, thou art my upon his head.

first-born, my might and the * 19 And his father refused, beginning of my strength, and said, I know it, my son, the excellency of dignity, I know it: he also shall be- and the excellency of power, come a people, and he also 4 Unstable as water, thou fhall be great: but truly his shalt not excel, because thou younger brother fhall be wentest up to thy father's greater than he, and his feed bed; then defiledit thou it Thall become a multitude of she went up to my couch. nations.

L 5 Simeon and Levi are 20 And he blessed them brethren : instruments of that day, saying, In thee shall cruelty are in their habitaIsrael bless, saying, God make tions: thee as Ephraim, and as Ma- 6 O my soul, come not nasleh: and he set Ephraim thou into their secret; unto their assembly, mine honour, and his border shall be unto be not thou united; for in Zidon. their anger they flew a man, 14 Iffachar is a strong afs, and in their self-will they couching down between two digged down a wall. burdens : .

7 Cursed be their anger, 15 And he saw that reft for it was fierce; and their was good, and the land that wrath, for it was cruel: I it was pleasant; and bowed will divide them in Jacob, his shoulder to bear, and beand scatter them in Israel. came a fervant unto tribute.

8 Judah, thou art he whom 16 Dan shall judge his thy brethren ihall praise; thy people, as one of the tribes hand shall be in the neck of of Israel. thine enemies : thy father's 17 Dan shall be a ferpent children shall bow down be- by the way, an adder in the fore thee.

path; that biteth the horse9 Judah is a lion's whelp:\heels, so that his rider shall from the prey, my son, thou fall backward. art gone up; he stooped 18 I have waited for thy down, he couched as a lion, falvation, O Lord. and as an old lion: whol 19 Gad, a troop shall shall rouse him up?

overcome him : but he shall JO The sceptre shall not overcome at the last. depart from Judah, nor al 20 Out of Afher his bread law-giver from between his shall be fat, and he shall yield feet, until Shiloh come: and royal dainties. unto him all the gathering 21 Naphtali is a hind let of the people be.

loose: he giveth goodly words. 11 Binding his foal unto 22 Joseph is a fruitful the vine, and his ass's colt bough, even a fruitful bough unto the choice vine; he by a well; whole branches washed his garments in wine, run over the wall. and his clothes in the blood 23 The archers have sorely of grapes.

grieved him, and shot at him, · 12 His eyes fall be red and hated him. with wine, and his teeth 24 But his bow abode in white with milk. - strength, and the arms of his

13 Zebulun shall dwell at hands were made strong by the haven of the fea; and he the hands of the mighty God shall be for an haven of ships: of Jacob : from thence is the

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25 Even by the God of 31 There they buried A. thy father, who shall help braham and Sarah his wife; thee, and by the Almighty, there they buried Ifaac and who shall bless thee with Rebekah his wife; and there blessings of heaven above, I buried Leah.', bleffings of the deep that 32 The purchase of the lieth under, blessings of the field and of the cave that is breasts and of the womb :1. I therein, was from the child

26 The blessings of thy ren of Hethi father have prevailed above 33 And when Jacob the blessings of my progeni- had made an end of coma tors, unto the utmost bound manding his sons, he gaof the everlasting hills : they thered up his feet into the Thall be on the head of Jo- bed, and yielded up the ghost, feph, and on the crown of and was gathered unto his the head of him that was fe- people..

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27 Benjamin fhall ravin| as a wolf; in the morning AND Joseph fell upon his he shall devour the prey, and father's face, and wept at night he shall divide the upon him, and killed him. spoil. . ' '.

2 And Joseph commanded 28 All these are the twelve his servants the physicians to tribes of Israel : and this is it embalm his father; and the that their father fpake unto physicians embalmed Ifrael. . them, and blessed' them ; : 3 And forty days were every one according to his fulfilled for him (for so are blessing he blessed them. fulfilled the days of those

29 And he charged which are embalmed:) and them, and said unto them, I the Egyptians mourned for am to be gathered unto my him threescore and ten days. people : bury me with my 4 And when the days of fathers in the cave that is in his mourning were past, Jothe field of Ephron the Hittite. seph spake unto the house of

30 In the cave that is in Pharaoh, saying, If now I the field of Machpelah, which have found grace in your is before Mamre, in the land eyes, speak, I pray you, in of Canaan, which Abraham the ears of Pharaoh, saying, bought with the field of E- 5 My father made me phron the Hittite, for a por-fwear, saying, L., I die : įm

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my grave which I have dig- ) is beyond Jordan. ged for me in the land of 12 And his sons did unto Canaan, there shalt thou him according as he combury me. Now therefore manded them. let me go up, I pray thee, 13 For his fons carried and bury my father, and I him into the land of Canaan, will come again. " and buried him in the cave

6 And Pharaoh faid, Go up of the field of Machpelah, and bury thy father, accord, which Abraham bought with ing as he made thee (wear. the field, for a poffeffion of a

7 And Joseph went up burying-place, of Ephron the to bury his father; and with Hittite, before Mamre. him went up all the servants 14 And Joseph returned of Pharaoh, the elders of his into Egypt, he and his bre, house, and all the elders of thren, and all that went up the land of Egypt.

with him to bury his father, 8 And all the house of Jo- after he had buried his father. feph, and his brethren, and 15 And when Joseph's his father's house: only their brethren saw that their father httle ones, and their Aocks, was dead, they said, Joseph and their herds they left in will peradventure hate usi the land of Goshen.' and will certainly requite us

9 And there went up with all the evil which wę did him both chariots and horse- unto him.

. men: and it was a very great 16 And they fent a mes. company. .

senger unto Joseph, saying, 10 And they came to the Thy father did command be. threshing-Aoor of Atad,which fore he died, saying; ; is beyond Jordan, and there 17 So fhall ye say unto they mourned with a great Joseph, Forgive, I pray thee and very fore lamentation ; now, the trespass of thy breand he made a mourning for thren, and their fin; for they his father seven days. did unto thee evil: and now,

II And when the inhabi- we pray thee, forgive the tants of the land, the Ca- trespass of the servants of the naanites, saw the mourning God of thy father. And in the floor of Atad, they Joseph wept when they spake said, This is a grievous unto him. mourning to the Egyptians: 18 And his brethren also wherefore the name of it was went and fell down before called Abel-mizraim, which his face : and they said; Be

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19 And Jofeph faid unto Machir, the son of Manala them, Fear not: for am I in feh, were brought up upon the place of God?

Jofeph's knees. 20 But as for you, ye 244 And Jofeph faid unto thought evil against me: but his brethren, I die: and God God meant it unto good, to will surely visit you, and bring to pass, as it is this bring you out of this land, day,' to save much people unto the land which he sware alive.

to Abraham, to Isaac, and to . 21 Now therefore fear ye | Jacob. i. not: I will nourish you, and 25 And Joseph took an your little ones. And he oath of the children of Israel, comforted them, and spake saying, God will surely visit kindly unto them,

you, and ye shall carry up 22 And Joseph dwelt in my bones from hence, Egypt, he and his father's 26 9 So Jofeph died, being house: and Joseph lived an an hundred and ten years hundred and ten years. old : and they embalmed

23 And Joseph faw Ephra-him, and he was put in a im's children of the third ge- I coffin in Egypt.

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A on the third day in upon it in fire: and the the morning, that there were smoke thereof ascended as thunders, and lightnings, and the smoke of a furnace, and a thick .cloud upon the the whole mount quaked mount, and the voice of the greatly. trumpet exceeding loud; fo 19 And when the voice that all the people that was of the trumpet sounded long, in the camp trembled. and waxed louder and louder,

17 And Moses brought Moses spake, and God anforth the people out of the swered him by a voice. camp to meet with God, and 20 And the Lord came they stood at the nether part down upon mount Sinai, on of the mount,

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