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into Egypt; and I will also surely bring thee up again : and Joseph shall put his hand upon thine eyes. And Jacob rose up 5 from Beer-sheba : and the sons of Israel carried Jacob their father, and their little ones, and their wives, in the wagons which Pharaoh had sent to carry him. And they took their cattle, and their goods, 6 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' 7 sons with him, his daughters, and his sons' daughters, and all his

had sworn to Abraham, the people grew and your wives, and bring your father, and come. multiplied in Egypt. Ac. vii. 17.

So he sent his brethren away, and they de4 I will go down with thee. ] Behold, I am parted : and (when they came into the land of with thee (said God to Jacob, in the vision of Canaan) they told him (Jacob) all the words the ladder), and will keep thee in all places of Joseph, which he had said unto them: and whither thou goest, and will bring thee again when he saw the wagons which Joseph had into this land; for I will not leave thee, until sent to carry him, the spirit of Jacob their I have done that which I have spoken to thee father revived. Ge. xlv. 19. 24. 27. And of. Ge. xxviii. 15. Israel said unto Joseph, Pharaoh called unto Moses and said (being Behold, I die : but God shall be with you, and terrified at the plague of darkness), Go ye, bring you again unto the land of your fathers. serve the Lord: only let your flocks and your Ge. xlviii. 21. See verse 3. and com.

herds be stayed : let your little ones also go I will also surely bring thee up again.] with you. And Moses said, Our cattle also That nation whom they (Israel) serve, will I shall go with us; there shall not an hoof be judge (said God to Abram): and afterward left behind : for thereof must we take, to serve shall they come out with great substance: in the Lord our God; and we know not with the fourth generation they shall come hither what we must serve the Lord, until we come (to the land of Canaan) again. Ge. xv. 14. 16. thither. Ex. x. 24. 26. My father made me swear (said Joseph to 6 Into Egypt.] Know of a surety (said Pharaoh), saying, Lo, I die: in my grave God to Abram) that thy seed shall be a which I have digged for me in the land of stranger in a land that is not theirs, and shall Canaan, there shalt thou bury me. Now serve them, and they shall afflict them four therefore let me go up, I pray thee, and bury hundred years. Ge. xv. 13. Thou knowest my father, and I will come again. His sons (said the messengers of Moses to the king of carried him (Jacob) into the land of Canaan, Edom) how our fathers went down into Egypt, and buried him in the cave of the field of and we have dwelt in Egypt a long time: and Machpelah. And Joseph said unto his bre the Egyptians vexed us and our fathers. Nu. thren, I die: and God will surely visit you, xx. 15. Thy fathers went down into Egypt and bring you out of this land unto the land (said Moses) with threescore and ten persons : which he sware to Abraham, to Isaac, and to and now the Lord thy God hath made thee as Jacob. And Joseph took an oath of the chil- the stars of heaven for multitude. De. x. 22. dren of Israel, saying, God will surely visit And thou shalt speak and say before the Lord you, and ye shall carry up my bones from thy God (in offering the basket of first-fruits, hence. Ge. I. 5. 24, 25. I have surely seen said Moses), A Syrian ready to perish was my the affliction of my people (saith the Lord), father, and he went down into Egypt, and soand I am come down to deliver them out of journed there with a few, and became there the hand of the Egyptians, and to bring them a nation, great, mighty, and populous. De. up out of that land unto a good land and a xxvi. 6. I gave unto Isaac, Jacob and Esau : large, unto a land Aowing with milk and and I gave unto Esau mount Seir, to possess honey. Ex. ii. 8.

it; but Jacob and his children went down into And Joseph shall put his hand upon thine Egypt (said Joshua to the tribes of Israel). eyes.] And Joseph fell upon his father's face, Jos. xxiv. 4. When Jacob was come into and wept upon him, and kissed him. Ge. I. 1. Egypt (said Samuel), and your fathers cried

5 Jacob rose up from Beer-sheba.] So Jacob unto the Lord, then the Lord sent Moses and went down into Egypt and died, he and our Aaron, which brought forth your fathers out fathers. Ac. vii. 15.

of Egypt, and made them dwell in this place. In the wagons.) Then Jacob (departing Sa. xii. 8. Israel also came into Egypt from Laban) rose up, and set his sons and his (saith the Psalmist) : and Jacob sojourned in wives upon camels: and he carried away all the land of Ham. Ps. cv. 23. Thus saith his cattle, and all his goods which he had the Lord God (by Isaiah), My people went gotten in Padan-aram ; for to go to Isaac his down aforetime into Egypt to sojourn there ; father in the land of Canaan. Ge. xxxi. 17, and the Assyrian oppressed them without 18.

Take you wagons (said Pharaoh to Is. lii. 4. Jacob (said Stephen) went Joseph, as a command to his brethren) out of down into Egypt, and died, he and our fathers. the land of Egypt, for your little ones, and for Ac. vii. 15.

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8 seed brought he with him into Egypt. And these are the names

of the children of Israel, which came into Egypt, Jacob and his 9 sons : Reuben, Jacob's firstborn. And the sons of Reuben ; Ha10 noch, and Phallu, and Hezron, and Carmi. And the sons of

Simeon; Jemuel, and Jamin, and Ohad, and Jachin, and Zohar,

8 The names of the children of Israel.] See Reuben, according to their armies: and the Ge. xxix. and xxx. throughout. The sons of captain of the children of Reuben shall be Leah (by Jacob); Reuben, Jacob's firstborn, Elizur the son of Shedeur. Nu. ii. 10. Reuand Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Is- ben, the eldest son of Israel: the children of sachar, and Zebulun. The sons of Rachel ; Reuben ; Hanoch, of whom cometh the family Joseph and Benjamin. And the sons of Bilhah, of the Hanochites: of Pallu, the family of the Rachel's handmaid ; Dan and Naphtali. And Palluites: of Hezron, the family of the Hes. the sons of Zilpah, Leah's handmaid ; Gad and ronites: of Carmi, the family of the Carmites. Asher. These are the sons of Jacob which These are the families of the Reubenites: and were born to him in Padan-aram. Ge. xxxv. they that were numbered of them were forty 23—26. See Ge. xlix. throughout. Now these and three thousand and seven hundred and are the names of the children of Israel (said thirty. And the sons of Pallu; Eliab. And Moses) which came into Egypt; every man the sons of Eliab; Nemuel, and Dathan, and and his houshold came with Jacob : Reuben, Abiram: this is that Dathan and Abiran, Simeon, Levi, and Judah, Issachar, Zebulun, which were famous in the congregation, who and Benjamin, Dan, and Naphtali, Gad, and strove against Moses and against Aaron in the Asher: and all the souls that came out of the company of Korah, when they strove against loins of Jacob were seventy souls : for Joseph the Lord; and the earth opened her mouth, was in Egypt already. Ex. i. 1-5. These and swallowed them up, together with Korah, be the heads of their fathers' houses : the sons when that company died, what time the fire of Reuben, the firstborn of Israel ; Hanoch, devoured two hundred and fifty men: and ‘and Pallu, Hezron, and Carmi : these be the they became a sign ; notwithstanding, the families of Reuben. And the sons of Simeon; children of Korah died not. Nu. xxxi. 5–11. Jemuel, and Jamin, and Ohad, and Jachin, Let Reuben live, and not die; and let nor his and Zohar, and Shaul the son of a Canaan- men be few. De. xxxiii. 6. These are the itish woman: these are the families of Simeon. sons of Israel ; Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and And these are the names of the sons of Levi, Judah, Issachar, and Zebulun, Dan, Joseph, according to their generations; Gershon, and and Benjamin, Naphtali, Gad, and Asher. Kohath, and Merari. The sons of Gershon; The sons of Judah; Ēr, and Onan, and Shelah: Libni, and Shimi, according to their families. which three were born unto him of the daughAnd the sons of Kohath; Amram, and Izhar, ter of Shuah the Canaanitess: and Er, the first and Hebron, and Uzziel. And the sons of born of Judah, was evil in the sight of the Merari; Mahali and Mushi : these are the Lord; and he slew him. And Tamar bis families of Levi, according to their genera- daughter in law bare him Pharez, and Zerah; tions. And Amram took him Jochabed his all the sons of Judah were five. The sons of father's sister to wife ; and she bare him Pharez ; Hezron, and Hamul. And the sons of Aaron and Moses. Ex. vi. 14—20. See 1 Ch. Zerah; Zimri, and Ethan, and Heman, and ii. and viii. throughout, and 2 Ch. i. and xxvi. Calcol, and Dara : five of them in all. And throughout.

the sons of Carmi; Achar, the troubler of Reuben, Jacob's firstborn.] And Leah con- Israel, who transgressed in the thing acceived and bare a son, and she called his name cursed. And the sons of Ethan ; Azariah. Reuben. Ge. xxix. 32. and com. The sons of The sons also of Hezron, that were born anto Leah ; Reuben, Jacob's firstborn, and Simeon, him; Jerameel, and Ram, and Chelnbai. And and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and Ze- Ram begat Amminadab; and Amminadab bebulun. Ge. xxxv. 23. See preced. com. And gat Nahshon, prince of the children of Judah; these are the names of the men that shall and Nahshon begat Salma, and Salms begat stand with you : of the tribe of Reuben; Boaz, and Boaz begat Obed, and Obed bezat Elizur the son of Shedeur. And the children Jesse (the father of David). I Ch.ü. 1-12 of Reuben, Israel's eldest son, by their gene- 10 Simeon.] And she (Leab) conceired rations after their families, by the house of again, and bare a son; and said, Because the their fathers, according to the number of the Lord hath heard that I was bated, he buk names, by their polls, every male from twenty therefore given me this son also ; and she years old and upward, all that were able to called his name Simeon. Ge. xxix. 33. So go forth to war; those that were numbered of Ge. xxxiv. 25. 30; and xlix. 3–7. And she them, even of the tribe of Reuben, were forty- sons of Simeon; Jemuel, and Jamin, and and-six thousand and five hundred. Nu. i. Ohad, and Jachin, and Zohar, and Shaol 5. 20, 21. On the south side (in the order of the son of a Canaanitish woman. Er. vi. 15 the tribes) shall be the standard of the camp of And these are the names of the men that

and Shaul the son of a Canaanitish woman. And the sons of 11 Levi; Gershon, Kohath, and Merari. And the sons of Judah ; 12 Er, and Onan, and Shelah, and Pharez, and Zerah : but Er and Onan died in the land of Canaan. And the sons of Pharez were Hezron and Hamul. And the sons of Issachar, Tola, and Phuvah, 13

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shall stand with you (said the Lord to Moses), of Kohath ; Amram, Izhar, and Hebron, and of Simeon ; Shelumiel the son of Zurishaddai. Uzziel. And the children of Amram ; Aaron, .Of the children of Simeon, those that were and Moses, and Miriam. The sons also of numbered of them, were fifty and nine thou- Aaron; Nadab, and Abihu, Eleazar, and sand and three hundred men. Nu. i. 5. 22, Ithamar. 1 Ch. vi. 1-3. See 1 Ch. xxii.

And those which pitch by "him” and xxvi. throughout. (Reuben") shall be the tribe of Simeon ; 12 Judah.] And she (Leah) conceived and the captain of the children of Simeon again, and bare a son; and she said, Now will shall be Shelumiel: and his host were fifty I praise the Lord : therefore she called his and nine thousand and three hundred. Nu. name Judah, and left bearing. Ge. xxix. 35. ii. 12, 13. The sons of Simeon after their and com. And these are the names of the families; of Nemuel the family of the Nemu men that shall stand with you (said God to elites; of Jamin the family of the Jaminites; Moses): of Judah ; Nahshon the son of Ammiof Jachin the family of the Jachinites; of nadab: of the children of Judah, those that Zerah the family of the Zarhites; of Shaul were numbered of them were threescore and the family of the Shaulites. These are the fourteen thousand and six hundred. Nu. i. families of the Simeonites; twenty and two 7. 26, 27. The sons of Judah were, Er and thousand and two hundred. Nu. xxvi. 12, Onan: and Er and Onan died in the land of 13, 14. These are the sons of Israel; Reu Canaan. And the sons of Judah after their ben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah, Issachar, and families were, of Shelah, the family of the Zebulun ; Dan, Joseph, and Benjamin, Naph- Shelanites : of Pharez, the family of the Phartali, Gad, and Asher. I Chr. ii. i. See 1 Chr. zites : of Zerah, the family of the Zarhites, iv. 24-43. for Simeon's posterity.

And the sons of Pharez were, of Hezron, the Canaanitish woman.] And Isaac called family of the Hezronites: of Hamul, the family Jacob, and charged him, Thou shalt not take of the Hamulites. These are the families of a wife of the daughters of Canaan. Ge. Judah, threescore and sixteen thousand and xxviii. 1.

five hundred. Nu. xxvi. 19-22. And the Jl Levi.] And she (Leah) conceived again, Lord said (when the children of Israel asked, and bare a son, and said, Now this time will who shall go up for us against the Canaanites), my husband be joined unto me, because I Judah shall go up : behold, I have delivered have born him three sons; therefore was his the land into his hand. Ju. i. 2. See also name called Levi. Ge. xxix. 34. See Ge. 1 Ch. ii. 1, 3. 5. for the sons of Israel, fc. and xlix. 5. 7. These are the names of the sons chap. iii. throughout, also chap. iv. 1. 21. of Levi; Gershon, and Kohath, and Merari. Judah prevailed above his brethren, and of Ex. vi. 16. See Nu. iii. 17-22. for the fa- him came the chief ruler : but the birthright milies of the sons of Levi ; and chaps. iv. viii. was Joseph's. 1 Ch. v. 2. But (the Lord) throughout. And these are they that were chose the tribe of Judah, the mount Zion numbered of the Levites; of Gershon the which he loved. Ps. Ixxviii. 68. The book family of the Gershonites; of Koath the fa- of the generation of Jesus Christ, the son of mily of the Koathites; of Merari the family David, the son of Abraham ; Abraham begat of the Merarites. These are the families of Isaac; and Isaac begat Jacob; and Jacob begat the Levites; the family of the Libnites, the Judas and his brethren; and Judas begat family of the Hebronites, the family of the Phares and Zara of Thamar; and Phares beMahlites, the family of the Mushites, the gat Esrom; and Esrom begat Aram, &c. Mat, family of the Kohathites: and Kohath begat i. 1, 2, 3. It is evident that our Lord sprang Amram (the father of Aaron and Moses, and out of Judah, of which tribe Moses spake Miriam their sister, by Jochebed the daughter nothing concerning priesthood. He. vii. 14. of Levi). Nu. xxvi. 57, 58. Of Levi he One of the elders saith unto me (as I wept, (Moses) said, Let thy Thummim and thy Urim because no man was found worthy to open and be with thy holy one, whom thou didst prove to read the book sealed with seven seals), Weep at Massah, and with whom thou didst strive at not: behold, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the waters of Meribah. Bless, Lord, his sub- the Root of David, hath prevailed to open the stance, and accept the work of his hands: book, and to loose the seven seals thereof, smite through the loins them that rise Re, v. 5. against him, and to them that hate him, that 13 Issachar.) Leah said, God hath given they rise not again. De. xxxiii. 8. 11. See me my hire, because I have given my maiden 1 Ch. ii. 1. preced. com. The sons of Levi; to my husband : and she called his (her fifth Gershon, Kohath, and Merari. And the sons son's) name Issachar (Ruchel having given up

14 and Job, and Shimron. And the sons of Zebulun; Sered, and 15 Elon, and Jahleel. These be the sons of Leah, which she bare

unto Jacob in Padan-aram, with his daughter Dinah : all the souls 16 of his sons and his daughters were thirty and three. And the

sons of Gad; Ziphion, and Haggai, Shuni, and Ezbon, Eri, and 17 Arodi, and Areli. And the sons of Asher, Jimnah, and Ishuah,

her husband to Leah for mandrakes). Ge. xxx. Judah, and Issachar, and Zebulun. Ge. XXI. 14—18. The sons of Leah ; Reuben, Jacob's 23. See Ge. xlix. 3–15; preced. com. for firstborn, and Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, Er. i. 2, 3; Nu. i. X. xxvi. throughout; and and Issachar, and Zebulun. Ge. xxxv. 23. 1 Ch. ii. 1. Issachar is a strong ass, couching down be- Padan-aram.] And Isaac was forty years tween two burdens: and he saw that rest was old when he took Rebekah to wife, the daughgood, and the land that it was pleasant; and ter of Bethuel the Syrian of Padan-aram, the bowed his shoulder to bear, and became a sister of Laban the Syrian. Ge. xxv. 20. servant unto tribute. Ge. xlix. 14, 15. And With his daughter Dinah, &c.] And afterthese are the names of the men that shall wards she (Leah) bare a daughter, and called stand with you (said God to Moses): of Issa- her name Dinah (i. e. judgment): and Dinah char; Nethaneel the son of Zuar. Nu. i. 8. the daughter of Leah, which she bare unto of the children of Issachar, those that were Jacob, went out to see the daughters of the numbered of them, were fifty and four thou- land. Ge. xxxiv. 1. throughout. sand and four hundred. Nu. i. 28, 29. Of 16 The sons of Gad.] And Zilpah, Leah's the sons of Issachar after their families : of maid, bare Jacob a son: and Leah said, A Tola, the family of the Tolaites: of Pua, the troop cometh; and she called his name “Gad" family of the Punites: of Jashub, the family of (i. e. a troop"). Ge. xxx. 10, 11. And the the Jashubites : of Shimron, the family of the sons of Zilpah, Leah's handmaid; Gad and Shimronites: these are the families of Issachar, Asher. Ge. xxxv. 26. Gad (says Jacab), a threescore and four thousand and three hun- troop shall overcome him: but he shall overdred. Nu. xxvi. 23, 24, 25. And of Zebulun come at the last. Ge. xxxix. 19. And these he (Moses) said, Rejoice, Zebulun, in thy are the names of the men that shall stand with going out; and Issachar, in thy tents. De you (said the Lord to Moses): of Gad; Elxxxiii. 18. See 1 Ch. ii. 1. and also vii. 1-5. asaph the son of Deuel : of the children of for the sons of Issachar. And of the children Gad, those that were numbered of them, were of Issachar, which were men that had under. forty and five thousand six hundred and fifty. standing of the times, to know what Israel Nu. i. 14. 24, 25. The children of Gad after ought to do (that came to David to Ziklag): their families : of Zephon, the family of the the heads of them were two hundred, and all Zephonites: of Haggi, the family of the Hag. their brethren were at their commandment. gites: of Shuni, the family of the Shunites: 1 Ch. xii. 32.

of Ozni, the family of the Oznites : of Eri, the Job.] See 1 Ch. vii. 1.

family of the Erites : of Arod, the family of 14 Zebulun.] And Leah conceived again, the Arodites : of Areli, the family of the Areland bare Jacob the sixth son, and she called ites: these are the families of the children of his name Zebulun (i. e, dwelling). Ge. xxxviii. Gad, forty thousand and five hundred. Nr. 19, 20. Zebulun shall dwell at the haven of xxvi. 15–18. And of Gad he (Mases) said, the sea; and he shall be for a haven of ships; Blessed be he that enlargeth Gad: he dwellesh and his border shall be unto Zion. Ge. xlix. as a lion, and teareth the arm with the crown 13. These are the names of the men that shall of the head ; and he provided the first part stand with you (said the Lord to Moses): of for himself, because, there in a portion of the Zebulun ; Eliab the son of Helon. Of the lawgiver was he seated : and he came with children of Zebulun, those that were numbered the heads of the people, he executeth the of them were fifty and seven thousand and judgments of the Lord, and his judgments four hundred. Nu. i. 9. 30, 31. Of the sons with Israel. De. Xxxiii. 20, 21. See 1 Ch. ii. of Zebulun after their families : of Sered, the 2. And the children of Gad dwelt over against family of the Sardites : of Elon, the family of them (the Haggarites) in the land of Bashan the Élonites : of Jahleel, the family of the unto Salcah ; and they dwelt in Gilead in BaJahleelites : these are the families of the Ze- shan, and in her towns, and in all the suburbs bulunites, threescore thousand and five hun- of Sharon upon their borders. 1 Ch. v. 11. 16 dred. Nu. xxvi. 26, 27. And of Zebulun he Arodi.] See Nu. xxvi. 15. 17. preced.com (Moses) said, Rejoice, Zebulun, in thy going 17 Asher.] And Zilpah, Leah's maid, bare

De. xxxiii. 18. See 1 Ch. ii. 1, &c. Jacob a second son, and Leah said, Happy anu 15 Leah.) See Ge. xxix. 32–35. and com. ; I, for the daughters will call me blessed. And xxx. 17-21. The sons of Leah ; Reuben, she called his name Asher. Ge. XXX. 13 Jacob's firstborn, and Simeon, and Levi, and And these are the sons of Zilpah, Leah's

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and Isui, and Beriah, and Serah their sister; and the sons of Beri ah; Heber, and Malchiel. These are the sons of Zilpah, whom 18 Laban gave to Leah his daughter, and these she bare unto Jacob, even sixteen souls. The sons of Rachel Jacob's wife ; Joseph, and 19

handmaid ; Gad, and Asher. Ge. xxxv. 26. shall help thee; and by the Almighty, who Out of Asher (said Jacob) his bread shall be shall bless thee with blessings of heaven fat, and he shall yield royal dainties. Ge. above, blessings of the deep that lieth under, xlix. 20. And these are the names of the blessings of the breasts, and of the womb : men that shall stand with thee (said the Lord the blessings of thy father have prevailed to Moses), of Asher ; Pagiel the son of Ocran. above the blessings of my progenitors unto of the children of Asher, those that were the utmost bound of the everlasting hills : numbered of them, were forty and one thou- they shall be on the head of Joseph, and on sand and five hundred. Nu. i. 13. 40, 41. the crown of the head of him that was sepaof the children of Asher, after their families: rate from his brethren. Benjamin shall ravin of Jimna, the family of the Jimnites: of as a wolf: in the morning he shall devour Jesui, the family of the Jesuites : of Beriah, the prey, and at night he shall divide the the family of the Beriites. Of the sons of spoil. Ge. xlix. 22–27. And Joseph fell Beriah: of Heber, the family of the Hebe- upon his father's face (mourning for him), and rites : of Malchiel, the family of the Mal- wept upon him, and kissed him. Ge. 1. l. chielites. And the name of the daughter of and throughout. These are the names of the Asher was Sarah. Nu. xxvi. 44, 45, 46. And men that shall stand with you (said the Lord to of Asher he (Moses) said, Let Asher be blessed Moses): of the children of Joseph ; of Ephwith children, let him be acceptable to his raim; Elishama the son of Ammihud ; of brethren, and let him dip his foot in oil. De. Manasseh ; Gamaliel the son of Pedahzur. xxxiii. 34. See 1 Ch. ii. 2; vii. 30. 40. Of Benjamin; Abidan the son of Gideoni. 18 Zilpah.]

And Laban gave unto his of the children of Joseph, namely, of the chil. daughter Leah, Zilpah his maid for an hand- dren of Ephraim, those that were numbered maid. Ge. xxix. 24. When Leah saw that of them, were forty thousand and five hundred. she had left bearing, she took Zilpah her of the children of Manasseh, those that were maid, and gave her Jacob to wife. Ge. xxx. numbered of them, were thirty and two 9. See verses 10, 11, 12, 13, for her sons Gad thousand and two hundred. Of the children and Asher ; and Ge. xxxv. 26 in preced com. of Benjamin, those that were numbered of them, See 1 Ch. i. 4.

were thirty and five thousand and four hundred. 19 Rachel.]

It is better (said Laban to Nu. i. 10, 11. 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37. The Jacob) that I give her (Rachel) thee, than sons of Joseph, after their families, were that I should give her to another man. Ge. Manasseh, and Ephraim, &c. The sons of xxix

. 19. And she (Rachel) conceived, and Benjamin, after their families, they that were bare a son, and she called his name Joseph. numbered of them were forty and five thou(ie. Adding.)

Ge. xxx. 24. And they sand and six hundred. Nu. xxvi. 38. 41. (Jacob and his family) journeyed from Bethel: And of Benjamin he said, The beloved of the and there was but a little way to come to Lord shall dwell in safety by him ; and the Ephrath, and Rachel travailed; and she had Lord shall cover him all the day long, and he hard labour. And it came to pass when she was shall dwell between his shoulders. And of in hard labour, that the midwife said unto her, Joseph he said, Blessed of Lord be his Fear not, thou shalt have this son also: and it land, for the precious things of heaven, for came to pass as her soul was in departing, (for the dew, and for the deep that coucheth she died) that she called his name Ben-oni, beneath, and for the precious fruits brought but his father called him Benjamin. Ge. forth by the sun, and for the precious things XXXV. 16, 17, 18. The sons of Rachel, Joseph, put forth by the moon, and for the chief and Benjamin. Ge. xxxv. 24. Ye know (said things of the ancient mountains, and for the Jacob to his sons) that my wife bare me two precious things of the lasting bills

, and for Ge. xliv. 27. See Ex. i. 3. 5. And the precious things of the earth and fulness

thereof, and for the good. will of him that Joseph.] See Ge. xxvii. 39. 40. 45. and dwelt in the bush. Let the blessing come 47. throughout. Joseph (said Jacob) is a fruit- upon the head of Joseph, and upon the top ful bough, even a fruitful bough by a well; of the head of him that was separated from whose branches run over the wall: the archers his brethren. His glory is like the firstling of have sorely grieved him, and shot at him, and his bullock, and his horns are like the horns hated him : but his bow abode in strength, of Unicorns : with them he shall push the and the arms of his hands were made strong people together to the ends of the earth. And by the hands of the mighty God of Jacob; they are the ten thousands of Ephraim, and (from thence is the shepherd, the stone of they are the thousands of Manasseh.' De. Israel): even by the God of thy father, who xxxiii. 12–17.

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