Israel moves to Egypt
46:1 And Israel took his journey with all that he had, and
came to Beersheba, and offered sacrifices to the God of his
46:2 And God spoke to Israel in the visions of the night,
and said, Jacob, Jacob. And he said, Here [am] I.
46:3 And he said, I [am] God, the God of your father fear
not to go down into Egypt ; for I will there make of you a great
46:4 I will go down with you into Egypt ; and I will also
surely bring you up [again] and Joseph shall put his hand upon
46:5 And Jacob rose up from Beersheba 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.
46:6 And they took their cattle, and their goods, which they
had gotten in the land of Canaan, and came into Egypt, Jacob, and
all his seed with him
46:7 His sons, and his sons' sons with him, his daughters,
and his sons' daughters, and all his seed brought he with him
46:8 And these [are] the names of the children of Israel,
which came into Egypt, Jacob and his sons Reuben, Jacob's
46:9 And the sons of Reuben ; Hanoch, and Phallu, and
Hezron, and Carmi.
46:10 And the sons of Simeon ; Jemuel, and Jamin, and Ohad, and
Jachin, and Zohar, and Shaul the son of a Canaanitish woman.
46:11 And the sons of Levi ; Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.
46:12 And the sons of Judah ; 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.
46:13 And the sons of Issachar ; Tola, and Phuvah, and Job,
46:14 And the sons of Zebulun ; Sered, and Elon, and Jahleel.
46:15 These [be] the sons of Leah, which she bare to Jacob in
Padanaram, with his daughter Dinah all the souls of his sons and
his daughters [were] thirty and three.
46:16 And the sons of Gad ; Ziphion, and Haggi, Shuni, and
Ezbon, Eri, and Arodi, and Areli.
46:17 And the sons of Asher ; Jimnah, and Ishuah, and Isui,
and Beriah, and Serah their sister and the sons of Beriah ;
Heber, and Malchiel.
46:18 These [are] the sons of Zilpah, whom Laban gave to Leah
his daughter, and these she bare to Jacob, [even] sixteen souls.
46:19 The sons of Rachel Jacob's wife ; Joseph, and Benjamin.
46:20 And to Joseph in the land of Egypt were born Manasseh and
Ephraim, which Asenath the daughter of Potipherah priest of On
bare to him.
46:21 And the sons of Benjamin [were] Belah, and Becher, and
Ashbel, Gera, and Naaman, Ehi, and Rosh, Muppim, and Huppim, and
46:22 These [are] the sons of Rachel, which were born to Jacob
all the souls [were] fourteen.
46:23 And the sons of Dan ; Hushim.
46:24 And the sons of Naphtali ; Jahzeel, and Guni, and
Jezer, and Shillem.
46:25 These [are] the sons of Bilhah, which Laban gave to
Rachel his daughter, and she bare these to Jacob all the souls
46:26 All the souls that came with Jacob into Egypt, which
came out of his loins, besides Jacob's sons' wives, all the souls
[were] sixty and six ;
46:27 And the sons of Joseph, which were born him in Egypt,
[were] two souls all the souls of the house of Jacob, which came
into Egypt, [were] sixty and ten.
46:28 And he sent Judah before him to Joseph, to direct his
face to Goshen ; and they came into the land of Goshen.
Joseph meets Israel
46:29 And Joseph made ready his chariot, and went up to meet
Israel his father, to Goshen, and presented himself to him; and
he fell on his neck, and wept on his neck a good while.
46:30 And Israel said to Joseph, Now let me die, since I have
seen your face, because you [are] yet alive.
46:31 And Joseph said to his brethren, and to his father's
house, I will go up, and show Pharaoh, and say to him, My
brethren, and my father's house, which [were] in the land of
Canaan, are come to me;
46:32 And the men [are] shepherds, for their trade has been
to feed cattle ; and they have brought their flocks, and their
herds, and all that they have.
46:33 And it shall come to pass, when Pharaoh shall call you,
and shall say, What [is] your occupation ?
46:34 That you shall say, Your servants' trade has been about
cattle from our youth even until now, both we, [and] also our
fathers that you may stay in the land of Goshen ; for every
shepherd [is] an abomination to the Egyptians.
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26 || Chapter 27 || Chapter 28 || Chapter
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