Browsing articles in "Genesis"
Oct
29
2014

JACOB’S LAST REQUEST, LAST WORDS

Genesis 47: 28-30 Jacob lived in Egypt seventeen years, until he was a hundred and forty-seven years old. When the time drew near for him to die, he called for his son Joseph and said to him, “Place your hand between my thighs and make a solemn vow that you will not bury me in Egypt.  I want to be buried where my fathers are; carry me out of Egypt and bury me where they […]

Apr
16
2014

The Mourning For Jacob, His Burial in Canaan

Chapter L   Genesis 1-3 The mourning for Jacob, And Joseph fell upon his father’s face, and wept upon him, and kissed him. And Joseph commanded his servants and the physicians to embalm his father: and the physicians embalmed Israel. And forty days were fulfilled for him; for so are fulfilled the days of those which are embalmed: and the Egyptians morned for him threescore and ten days. 4-6 Joseph getteh leave of Pharaoh to go […]

Apr
16
2014

Jacob Calleth His Sons To Bless Them

Chapter XLIX   Genesis 1-2 Jacob calleth his sons to bless them, And Jacob called unto his sons, and said, Gather yourselves together, that I may tell you that which shall befall you in the last days. Gather yourselves together, and hear, ye sons of Jacob; and hearken unto Israel your father. 3-28 Their blessing in particular, Reuben, thou art my firstborn, my might, and the beginning of my strength, the excellency of dignity, and the […]

Apr
15
2014

Joseph With His Sons Visiteth His Sick Father

Chapter XLVIII  Genesis 1 Joseph with his sons visiteth his sick father, And it came to pass after these things, that one told Joseph, Behold, thy father is sick: and he took with him his two sons, Manasseh and Ephraim. 2 Jacob strengtheneth himself to bss them, And one told Jacob, and said, Behold, thy son Joseph cometh unto thee: and Israel strengthened himself and sat upon the bed. 3-4 He repeateth God’s promise, And […]

Apr
15
2014

Joseph Presenteth Five Of His Brethren, And Father, Before Pharaoh

Chapter XlVII   Genesis 1-10 Joseph presenteth five of his brethren, and father, before Pharaoh, Then Joseph came and told Pharaoh, and said, My father and my brethren, and their flocks, and their herds, and all that they have, are come out of the land of Canaan; and behold, they are in the land of Goshen. And he took some of his brethren, even five men, and presented them unto Pharaoh. And Pharaoh said unto his […]

Apr
15
2014

Jacob Is Comforted By God At Beer-sheba

Chapter XLVI   Genesis 1-4 Jacob is comforted by God at Beer-sheba, And Israel took his journey with all that he had, and came to Beer-sheba, and offered sacrifices unto the God of his father Isaac. And God spake unto Israel in the visions of the night, and said, Jacob, Jacob.  And he said, Here am I. And he said, I am God, the God of thy father: fear not to go down into Egypt; for […]

Apr
14
2014

Joseph Maketh Himself Known To His Brethren

Chapter XLV   Genesis 1-4 Joseph maketh himself know to his brethren, Then Joseph could not refrain himself before all them that stood by him; and cried, Cause very man to go out from me.  And there stood no man with him, while Joseph made himself known unto his brethren. And he wept aloud: and the Egyptians and the house of Pharaoh heard. And Joseph said unto his brethren, I am Joseph; doth my father yet […]

Apr
14
2014

Joseph’s Policy To Stay His Brethren

Chapter XLIV   Genesis 1-5 Joseph’s policy to stay his brethren, And he commanded the steward of his house, saying, Fill the men’s sacks with food, as much as they can carry, and put every man’s money in his sack’s mouth. And put my cup, the silver cup in the sack’s mouth of the youngest, and his corn money.  And he did according to the word that Joseph had spoken. As soon as the morning was […]

Apr
14
2014

Jacob Is Hardly Persuaded To Send Benjamin

Chapter XLIII   Genesis 1-14 Jacob is hardly persuaded to send Benjamin, And the famine was sore in the land. And it came to pass, when they had eaten up the corn which they had brought out of Egypt, their father said unto them, Go again, buy us a little food. And Judah spake unto him, saying, The man did solemnly protest unto us, saying, Ye shall not see my face, except your brother be with […]

Apr
14
2014

Jacob Sendeth His Ten Sons To Buy Corn In Egypt

Chapter XLII   Genesis 1-15 Jacob sendeth his ten sons to buy corn in Egypt, Now when Jacob saw that there was corn in Egypt, Jacob said unto his sons, Why do ye look one upon another? And he said, Behold, I have heard that there is corn in Egypt: get you down thither, and buy for us from thence; that we may live, and not die. And Joseph’s ten brethren went down to buy corn […]

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