Genesis 45

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The First Book of Moses, called Genesis

Chapter 46

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And Israel took his journey4 with all that he had, and came4 to Beersheba, and offered4 sacrifices unto the God of his father Isaac.

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And God spake4 unto Israel in the visions of the night, and said,4 Jacob, Jacob. And he said,4 Here [am] I.

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And he said,4 I [am] God, the God of thy father: fear4 not to go down2 into Egypt; for I will there make4 of thee a great nation:

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I will go down4 with thee into Egypt; and I will also surely2 bring thee up55 [again]: and Joseph shall put4 his hand upon thine eyes.

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And Jacob rose up4 from Beersheba: and the sons of Israel carried4 Jacob their father, and their little ones, and their wives, in the wagons which Pharaoh had sent1 to carry2 him.

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And they took4 their cattle, and their goods, which they had gotten1 in the land of Canaan, and came4 into Egypt, Jacob, and all his seed with him:

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His sons, and his sons' sons with him, his daughters, and his sons' daughters, and all his seed brought he52 with him into Egypt.

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And these [are] the names of the children of Israel, which came6 into Egypt, Jacob and his sons: Reuben, Jacob's firstborn.

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And the sons of Reuben; Hanoch, and Phallu, and Hezron, and Carmi.

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And the sons of Simeon; Jemuel, and Jamin, and Ohad, and Jachin, and Zohar, and Shaul the son of a Canaanitish woman.

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And the sons of Levi; Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.

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And the sons of Judah; Er, and Onan, and Shelah, and Pharez, and Zerah: but Er and Onan died4 in the land of Canaan. And the sons of Pharez were Hezron and Hamul.

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And the sons of Issachar; Tola, and Phuvah, and Job, and Shimron.

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And the sons of Zebulun; Sered, and Elon, and Jahleel.

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These [be] the sons of Leah, which she bare1 unto Jacob in Padanaram, with his daughter Dinah: all the souls of his sons and his daughters [were] thirty and three.

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And the sons of Gad; Ziphion, and Haggi, Shuni, and Ezbon, Eri, and Arodi, and Areli.

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And the sons of Asher; Jimnah, and Ishuah, and Isui, and Beriah, and Serah their sister: and the sons of Beriah; Heber, and Malchiel.

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These [are] the sons of Zilpah, whom Laban gave1 to Leah his daughter, and these she bare4 unto Jacob, [even] sixteen 8337 souls.

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The sons of Rachel Jacob's wife; Joseph, and Benjamin.

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And unto Joseph in the land of Egypt were born11 Manasseh and Ephraim, which Asenath the daughter of Potipherah priest of On bare1 unto him.

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And the sons of Benjamin [were] Belah, and Becher, and Ashbel, Gera, and Naaman, Ehi, and Rosh, Muppim, and Huppim, and Ard.

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These [are] the sons of Rachel, which were born27 to Jacob: all the souls [were] fourteen. 6240

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And the sons of Dan; Hushim.

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And the sons of Naphtali; Jahzeel, and Guni, and Jezer, and Shillem.

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These [are] the sons of Bilhah, which Laban gave1 unto Rachel his daughter, and she bare4 these unto Jacob: all the souls [were] seven.

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All the souls that came6 with Jacob into Egypt, which came out6 of his loins, besides Jacob's sons' wives, all the souls [were] threescore and six;

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And the sons of Joseph, which were born27 him in Egypt, [were] two souls: all the souls of the house of Jacob, which came6 into Egypt, [were] threescore and ten.

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And he sent1 Judah before him unto Joseph, to direct53 his face unto Goshen; and they came4 into the land of Goshen.

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And Joseph made ready4 his chariot, and went up4 to meet2 Israel his father, to Goshen, and presented11 himself unto him; and he fell4 on his neck, and wept4 on his neck a good while.

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And Israel said4 unto Joseph, Now let me die,4 since I have seen2 thy face, because thou [art] yet alive.

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And Joseph said4 unto his brethren, and unto his father's house, I will go up,4 and shew55 Pharaoh, and say4 unto him, My brethren, and my father's house, which [were] in the land of Canaan, are come1 unto me;

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And the men [are] shepherds,6 6629 for their trade hath been to feed cattle; 4735 and they have brought52 their flocks, and their herds, and all that they have.

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And it shall come to pass, when Pharaoh shall call4 you, and shall say,1 What [is] your occupation?

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That ye shall say,1 Thy servants' trade hath been about cattle 4735 from our youth even until now, both we, [and] also our fathers: that ye may dwell4 in the land of Goshen; for every shepherd6 6629 [is] an abomination unto the Egyptians.

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