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38 Kings and dukes of Edom. GENESIS. Joseph is hated by his brethren.

12 And Timna was concubine to Eli- 31 | And these are the kings that reignphaz Esau's son; and she bare to Eliphazed in the land of Edom, before there reignAmalek: these were the sons of Adah ed any king over the children of Israel. Esau's wife.

32 And Bela the son of Beor reignied in 13 And these are the sons of Reuel ; | Edom: and the name of his city was DinNahath, and Zerah, Shammalı, and Miz- habah. zah: these were the sons of Bashemath 33 And Bela died, and Jobab the son Esau's wife.

- Zerah of Bozrah reigned in his stead. 14 | And these were the sons of Aholi- 34 And Jobab died, and Husham of bamah, the daughter of Anah, the daugh- the land of Temani reigned in his stead. ter of Zibeon Esau's wife: and she bare to 35 And Husham died, and Hadad the Esau, Jeush, and Jaalam, and Korah. son of Bedad (who smote Midian in the

15 These were dukes of the sons of field of Moab) reigned in his stead : and Esau : the sons of Eliphaz the first-born the name of his city was Avith. son of Esau ; duke Teman, duke Omar, 36 And Hadad died, and Samlah of duke Zepho, duke Kenaz,

Masrekah reigned in his stead. 16 Duke Korah, duke Gatam, and duke 37 And Samlah died, and Saul of ReAmalek : these are the dukes that came hoboth by the river reigned in his stead. of Eliphaz, in the land of Edom : these 38 And Saul died, and Baal-hanan the were the sons of Adah.

son of Achbor reigned in his stead. 17 And these are the sons of Reuel 39 And Baal-hanan the son of Achbor Esau's son ; duke Nahath, duke Zerah, died, and Hadar reigned in his stead: and duke Shammah, duke Mizzah : these are the name of his city was Pan; and his the dukes that came of Reuel, in the land wife's name was Mehetabel, the daughof Edom : these are the sons of Bashe-| ter of Matred, the daughter of Mezahab. math Esau's wife.

40 And these are the names of the dukes 18 1 And these are the sons of Aholiba- that came of Esau, according to their fammah Esau's wife ; duke Jeush, duke Jaa- | ilies, after their places, by their names; lam, duke Korah: these were the dukes duke Timnah, duke Alvah, duke Jetheth, ihat came of Aholibamah the daughter 41 Duke Aholibamah, duke Elah, of Anah Esau's wife.

duke Pinon, 19 These are the sons of Esau, (who is 42 Duke Kenaz, duke Teman, duke Edom,) and these are their dukes. Mibzar,

20 These are the sons of Seir the Ho- 43 Duke Magdiel, duke Iram : these rite, who inhabited the land ; Lotan, and be the dukes of Edom, according to their Shobal, and Zibeon, and Anah,

habitations, in the land of their possession : 21 And Dishon, and Ezer, and Dishan: he is Esau the father of the Edomites. these are the dukes of the Horites, the

CHAP. XXXVII. children of Seir in the land of Edom. 2 Josephis hated of his brethren: 5 Histio

22 And the children of Lotan were, dreams. 18 His brethren conspire his Hori, and Heman: and Lotan's sister was death. 36 He is sold to Potipharin Egypt. Timna.

ND Jacob dwelt in the land wherein 23 And the children of Shobal were these; Alvan, and Manahath, and Ebal, | land of Canaan. Shepho, and Onam.

2 These are the generations of Jacob. 24 And these are the children of Zib- || Joseph being seventeen years old, was eon ; both Ajah, and Anah: this was | feeding the rock with his brethren, and that Anah that found the mules in the the lad was with the sons of Bilhah, and wilderness, as he fed the asses of Zibeon with the sons of Zilpah, his father's his father,

wives : and Joseph brought unto his 25 And the children of Anah were father their evil report. these ; Dishon, and Aholibamah the 3 Now Israel loved Joseph more than daughter of Anah.

all his children, because he was the son 26 And these are the children of Di- of his old age: and he made him a coat shon; Hemdan, and Eshban, and Ithran, of many colours. and Cheran.

4 And when his brethren saw that 27 The children of Ezer are these ; || their father loved him more than all his Bilhan, and Zaavan, and Achan.

brethren, they hated him, and could not 28 The children of Dishan are these ; speak peaceably unto him. Uz, and Aran.

5 And Joseph dreamed a dream, and 29 These are the dukes that came of the he told it his brethren: and they hated Horites ; duke Lotan, duke Shobal, duke him yet the more. Zibeon, duke Anah,

6 And he said unto them, Hear, I pray 30 Duke Dishon, duke Ezer, duke Di- you, this dream which I have dreamed: shan: these are the dukes that came of Ho 7 For behold, we were binding sheaves ri, among their dukes in the land of Seir. Il in the field, and lo, my sheaf arose, and

A his father was a stranger, in the

His brethren consfrire his death. CHAP. XXXVIII. Josepih sold to Potiphar. 39 also stood upright ; and behold, your stript Joseph out of his coat, his coat of sheares stood round about, and made of many colours that was on him: beisance to my sheaf.

24 And they took him, and cast him 8 And his brethren said unto him, Shalt | into a pit: and the pit was empty, there thou indeed reign over us? or shalt thou was no water in it. indeed have dominion over us? And they 25 And they sat down to eat bread : hated him yet the more for his dreams and they lifted up their eyes and looked, and for his words.

and behold, a company of Ishmaelites 99 And he dreamed yet another dream, came from Gilead, with their camels bear and told it his brethren, and said, Being spicery, and balm, and myrrh, going hold, I have dreamed a dream more: to carry it down to Egypt. and behold, the sun and the moon and 26 And Judah said unto his brethren, the eleven stars made obeisance to me. What profit is it if we slay our brother,

10 And he told it to his father, and and conceal his blood ? to his brethren: and his father rebuked 27 Come, and let us sell him to the him, and said unto him, What is this Ishmaelites, and let not our hand be updream that thou hast dreamed ? Shall I on him ; for he is our brother, and our and thy mother and thy brethren indeed flesh : and his brethren were content. come to bow down ourselves to thee to 28 Then there passed by Midianites, the earth

merchant-men; and they drew and lifted 11 And his brethren envied him ; butup Joseph out of the pit, and sold Joseph his father observed the saying.

to the Ishmaelites for twenty pieces of sil12 And his brethren went to feed their ver: and they brought Joseph into Egypt. father's flock in Shechem.

29 And Reuben returned unto the 13 And Israel said unto Joseph, Do not pit; and behold, Joseph was not in the thy brethren feed the flock in Shechem ? pit : and he rent his clothes. Come, and I will send thee unto them. 30 And he returned unto his brethren, And he said to him, Here am I.

and said, The child is not: and I, whither 14 And he said to him, Go, I pray thee, shall I go? see whether it be well with thy brethren, 31 And they took Joseph's coat, and and well with the flocks; and bring me killed a kid of the goats, and dipped the word again. So he sent him out of the coat in the blood : vale of Hebron, and he came to She- 32 And they sent the coat of many colchem,

ours, and they brought it to their father ; 15 9 And a certain man found him, and || and said, This have we found: know now behold he was wandering in the field : | whether it be thy son's coat or no. and the man asked him, saying, What 33 And he knew it, and said, It is my seekest thou ?

son's coat; an evil beast hath devoured 16 And he said, I seek my brethren: him : Joseph is without doubt rent in tell me, I pray thee, where they feed pieces. their flocks.

34 And Jacob rent his clothes, and 17 And the man said, They are depart- || put sackcloth upon his loins, and mourned hence : for I heard them say, Let us ed for his son many days. go to Dothan. And Joseph went after 35 And all his sons and all his daughhis brethren, and found them in Dothan. ters rose up to comfort him ; but he re

18 And when they saw him afar off, | fused to be comforted; and he said, For even before he came near unto them, I will go down into the grave unto my they conspired against him to slay him. son mourning : Thus his father wept for

19 And they said one to another, Be-him. hold, this dreamer cometh.

36 And the Midianites sold him into 20 Come now therefore, and let us slay Egypt unto Potiphar, an officer of Phahim, and cast him into some pit ; and we raoh's, and

captain of the guard. will say, Some evil beast hath devoured

CHAP. XXXVIII. him ; and we shall see what will become 1 Judah begetteth Er, Onan, and Shelah. of his dreams.

6 Ermarrieth Tamar. 8 The trespassof 21 And Reuben heard it, and he deliv- Onan. 12 Judah's incest with Tamar. ered him out of their hands ; and said, A that Sadah went down from

his Let us not kill him.

22 And Reuben said unto them, Shed brethren, and turned in to a certain Adulno blood, but cast him into this pit that is lamite, whose name was Hirah. in the wilderness, and lay no hand upon 2 And Judah saw there a daughter of him ; that he might rid him out of their a certain Canaanite, whose name was hands, to deliver him to his father a- Shuah; and he took her, and went in gain.

unto her. 23 And it came to pass when Joseph 3 And she conceived, and bare a son ; was come unto his brethren, that they ll and he called his name Er.

0 The trespass of Onan. GENESIS

Joseph's advancement. 4 And she conceived again, and bare a was openly by the way-side ? and they son; and she called his name Onan. said, There was no harlot in this place.

5 And she yet again conceived, and 22 And he returned to Judah, and said, bare a son; and called his name Shelah : | I cannot find her; and also the men of and he was at Chezib, when she bare him. the place said, that there was no harlot

6 And Judah took a wife for Er his in this place. first-born, whose name was Tamar. 23 And Judah said, Let her take it to

7 And Ér, Judah's first-born, was wick- her, lest we be shamed : behold, I sent ed in the sight of the LORD; and the this kid, and thou hast not found her. LORD slew him.

24 s And it came to pass about three 8 And Judah said unto Onan, Go in months after, that it was told Judah, unto thy brother's wife, and marry her, saying, Tamar thy daughter-in-law hath and raise up seed to thy brother. played the harlot ; and also, behold she

9 And Onan knew that the seed should is with child by whoredom : and Judah not be his: and it came to pass, when he said, Bring her forth, and let her be went in unto his brother's wife, that he burnt. spilled it on the ground, lest that he 25 When she was brought forth, she should give seed to his brother.

sent to her father-in-law, saying, By the 10 And the thing which he did displeas- man whose these are, am I with child: and ed the LORD: wherefore he slew him also she said, Discern, I pray thee, whose are

11 Then said Judah to Tamar his these, the signet, and bracelets, and staff. daughter-in-law, Remain a widow at thy 26 And Judah acknowledged them, and father's house, till Shelah my son be said, She hath been more righteous than grown; (for he said, Lest peradventure he | I; because that I gave her not to Shelah clic also as his brethren did :) and Ta- | my son : and he knew her again no more. mar went and dwelt in her father's house.

27 And it came to pass in the time of 12 1 And in process of time, the daugh- || her travail, that behold, twins were in ter of Shuah Judah's wife died : and Ju- | her womb. dah was comforted, and went up unto 28 And it came to pass when she travhis sheep-shearers to Timnath, he and his ailed, that the one put out his hand ; and friend Hirah the Adullamite.

the midwife took and bound upon his 13 And it was told Tamar, saying, hand a scarlet thread, saying, This came Behold, thy father-in-law goeth up to Tim- out first. nath, to shear his sheep.

29 And it came to pass as he drew back 14 And she put her widow's garments his hand, that behold, his brother camo off from her, and covered her with a reil, || out; and she said, How hast thou broken and wrapped herself, and sat in an open forth? this breach be upon thee : thereplace, which is by the way to Timnath : fore his name was called Pharez. for she saw that Shelah was grown, and 39 And afterward came out his brothshe was not given unto him to wife. er that had the scarlet thread upon his

15 When Judah saw her, he thought | hand; and his name was called Zarah. her to be an harlot ; because she had cov

CHAP. XXXIX. ered her face.

1 Joseph advanced in Potiphar's house: 7 16 And he turned unto her by the way, resisteth his nistress'temptation. 13 Hc and said, Go to, I pray thce, let me come is falsely accused, 20 and castintoprison. in unto thee; (for he knew not that she

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ND Joseph was brought down to was his daughter-in-law :) and she said, Egypt : and Potiphar, an officer of What wilt thou give me, that thou may- Pharaoh, captain of the guard, an Egyp-. est come in unto me?

tian, bought him of the hands of the Ish17 And he said, I will send thee a kid || maelites, which had brought him down from the flock: and she said, Wilt thou || thither. give me a pledge, till thou send it ? 2 And the LORD was with Joseph, and

18 And he said, What pledge shall I | he was a prosperous man: and he was give thee? and she said, Thy signet, and in the house of his master the Egyptian. thy bracelets, and thy staff that is in thine 3 And his master saw that the LORD hand: and he gave it her, and came in was with him, and that the LORD made' unto her, and she conceived by him. all that he did to prosper in his hand.

19 And she arose and went away and 4 And Joseph found grace in his sight, laid by her veil from her, and put on and he served him: and he made him the garments of her widowhood.

overseer over his house, and all that he 20 And Judah sent the kid by the hand had he put into his hand. of his friend the Adullamite, to receive his 5 And it came to pass from the time pledge from the woman's hand: but he that he had made him overseer in his found her not.

house, and over all that he had, that the 21 Then he asked the men of that Lord blessed the Egyptian's house for place, saying, Where is the harlot that "Joseph's sake : and the blessing of the

He is falsely accused.

CHAP. XL. He interpreteth dreams. 41 LORD was upon all that he had in the mitted to Joseph's hand all the prisoners house, and in the field.

that were in the prison; and whatsoever 6 And he left all that he had in Jo- | they did there, he was the doer of it. seph's hand ; and he knew not aught he 23 The keeper of the prison looked not liad, save the bread which he did eat : to any thing that was under his hand ; and Joseph was a goodly person, and well-because the Lord was with him : and favoured.

that which he did, the LORD made it to 7 9 And it came to pass after these prosper. things, that his master's wife cast her eyes

CHAP. XL. upon Joseph : and she said, Lie with me. 1 The butler and baker of Pharaoh are

8 But he refused, and said unto his imprisoned. 4 Joseph hath charge of master's wife, Behold, my master wotteth them. 5 He interpreteth their dreams. hoe we dan ini terech me inak hebohase, and he |A Nhait chamber to pass after these things: hand;

and his baker had offended their lord 9 There is none greater in this house the king of Egypt. than I ; neither hath he kept back any 2 And Pharaoh was wroth against two thing from me, but thee, because thou art of his officers, against the chief of the buthis wife: how then can I do this great lers, and against the chief of the bakers. wickedness, and sin against God?

3 And he put them in ward in the house 10 And it came to pass, as she spake of the captain of the guard, into the pristo Joseph day by day, that he hearkened on, the place where Joseph was bound. not unto her, to lie by her, or to be with 4 And the captain of the guard chargher.

ed Joseph with them, and he served 11 And it came to pass about this them; and they continued a season in time, that Joseph went into the house toward. do his business ; and there was none of 5 | And they dreamed a dream both the men of the house there within. of them, each' man his dream in one

12 And she caught him by his gar- night, each man according to the interment, saying, Lie with me: and he left pretation of his dream ; the butler and his garment in her hand, and fled, and the baker of the king of Egypt, which got him out.

were bound in the prison. 13 And it came to pass, when she saw 6 And Joseph came in unto them in that he had left his garment in her hand, the morning, and looked upon them, and and was fled forth,

behold, they were sad. 14 That she called unto the men of her 7 And he asked Pharaoh's officers that house, and spake unto them, saying, See, were with him in the ward of his lord's he hath brought in an Hebrew unto us house, saying, Wherefore look ye so sadto mock us : he came in unto me to lie ly to-day? with me, and I cried with a loud voice: 8 And they said unto him, We have

15 And it came to pass, when he heard dreamed a dream, and there is no interthat I lifted up my voice and cried, that preter of it. And Joseph said unto them, he left his garment with me, and fled, Do not interpretations belong to God and got him out.

tell me them, I pray you. 16 And she laid up his garment by her, 9 And the chief butler told his dream until his lord came home.

to Joseph, and said unto him, In my dream, 17 And she spake unto him according behold, a vine was before me; to these words, saying, The Hebrew ser- 10 And in the vine were three branchvant which thou hast brought unto us, es: and it was as though it budded, antl came in unto me to mock me :

her blossoms shot forth; and the clusters 18 And it came to pass as I lifted up thereof brought forth ripe grapes : my voice and cried, that he left his gar- 11 And Pharaoh's cup was in my ment with me, and fled out.

hand : and I took the grapes, and press 19 And it came to pass, when his mas- ed them into Pharaoh's cup, and I gave ter heard the words of his wife, which the cup into Pharaoh's hand. she spake unto him, saying, After this 12 And Joseph said unto him, This is manner did thy servant to me; that his the interpretation of it: The three branchterath was kindled.

es are three days; 20 And Joseph's master took him, 13 Yet within three days shall Pharaand put him into the prison, a place ch lift up thine head, and restore thee unwhere the king's prisoners were bound : to thy place : and thou shalt deliver Phaand he was there in the prison.

raoh's cup into his hand, after the form21 But the LORD was with Joseph, and er manner when thou wast his butler. shewed him mercy, and gave him favour 14 But think on me when it shall be well in the sight of the keeper of the prison. with thee, and shew kindness, I pray thee, "2 And the keeper of the prison com- unto me, and make mention of me unto 42 Pharaoh's two dreams. GENESIS. Joseph interpretoth them. Pharaoh, and bring me out of this house : || Pharaoh, saying, I do remember my faults 15 For indeed I was stolen away out

this day : of the land of the Hebrews : and here 10 Pharaoh was wroth with his seralso have I done nothing that they should | vants, and put me in ward in the captain put me into the dungeon.

of the guard's house, both me, and the chief 16 When the chief baker saw that the baker: interpretation was good, he said unto Jo- 11 And we dreamed a dream in one seph, I also was in my dream, and behold, | night, I and he: we dreamed each man I had three white baskets on my head: according to the interpretation of his

17 And in the uppermost basket there dream. was of all manrer of bake-meats for Pha- 12 And there was there with us a young rach ; and the birds did eat them out of man, an Hebrew, servant to the captain the basket upon my head.

of the guard ; and we told him, and he 18 And Joseph answered, and said, This interpreted to us our dreams; to each man is the interpretation thereof: The three according to his dream he did interpret. baskets are three days:

13 And it came to pass, as he inter19 Yet within three days shall Pharaoh | preted to us, so it was: me he restored lift up thy head from off thee, and shall | unto mine office, and him he hanged. hang thee on a tree ; and the birds shall 14 | Then Pharaoh sent and called Joeat thy flesh from off thee.

seph, and they brought him hastily out 20 | And it came to pass the third day, of the dungeon : and he shaved himself, which was Pharaoh's birth-day, that he and changed his raiment, and came in made a feast unto all his servants : and he unto Pharaoh. lifted up the head of the chief butler and 15 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, I of the chief baker among his servants. have dreamed a dream, and there is nonc

21 And he restored the chief butler um- that can interpret it : and I have heard to his butlership again; and he gave the say of thee, that thou canst understand a cup into Pharaoh's hand :

dream to interpret it. 22 But he hanged the chief baker: as 16 And Joseph answered Pharaoh, sayJoseph had interpreted to them.

ing, It is not in me: God shall give Phá23 Yet did not the chief butler remem- raoh an answer of peace. per Joseph, but forgat him.

17 And Pharaohi said unto Joseph, In CHAP. XLI.

my dream, behold, I stood upon the bank 1 Pharaoh's two dreams. 25 Joseph in- of the river: terpreteth them. 33 He givetn Pha

18 And behold, there came up out of raoh counsel. 38 Joseph is advanced. 50 the river seven kine, fat-fieshed, and wellHe begetteth Manasseh and Ephraim. favoured ; and they fed in a meadow: ND it came to pass at the end of 19 And behold, seven other kine came

two full years, that Pharaoh dream- up after them, poor, and very ill-favoured, ed : and behold, he stood by the river. and lean-fleshed, such as I never saw in all

2 And behold, there came up out of the land of Egypt for badness : the river seven well-favoured kine and fat- 20 And the lean and the ill-favoured fleshed; and they fed in a meadow. kine did eat up the first seven fat kine :

3 And behold, seven other kine came 21 And when they had eaten them up, up after them out of the river, ill-favour- it could not be known that they had ed and lean-fleshed ; and stood by the eaten them ; but they were still ill-faother kine upon the brink of the river. voured, as at the beginning. So I awoke.

4 And the ill-favoured and lean-fleshed 22 And I saw in my dream, and bekine did eat up the seven well-favoured || hold, seven ears came up in one stalk, full and fat kine. So Pharaoh awoke.

and good : 5 And he slept and dreamed the second 23 And behold, seven ears, withered, time : and behold, seven ears of corn thiin, and blasted with the east wind, came up upon one stalk, rank and good. sprung up after them :

6 And behold, seven thin ears and blast- 24 And the thin ears devoured the sered with the east wind sprung up after en good ears : and I told this unto the them.

magicians; but there was none that could 7 And the seven thin ears devoured the declare it into me. seven rank and full ears. And Pharaoh 25 | And Joseph said unto Pharaoh, awoke, and behold, it was a dream. The dream of Pharaoh is one : God hath

8 And it came to pass in the morning, shewed Pharaoh what he is about to do. that his spirit was troubled ; and he sent 26 The seven good kine are seven and called for all the magicians of Egypt, ycars; and the seven good ears are seven and all the wise men thereof: and Pharaoh | years : the cream is one. told them his dream ; but there was none 27 And the seven thin and ill-favourthat could interpret them unto Pharaoh. ed kine that came up after them are sev

99 Then spake the chief butler unto en years ; and the seven empty cars,

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