Genesis 50
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1And Joseph falls on his father’s face, and weeps over him, and kisses him; 2and Joseph commands his servants, the physicians, to embalm his father, and the physicians embalm Israel; 3and they fulfill for him forty days, for so they fulfill the days of the embalmed, and the Egyptians weep for him seventy days.

4And the days of his weeping pass away, and Joseph speaks to the house of Pharaoh, saying, “Now if I have found grace in your eyes, please speak in the ears of Pharaoh, saying, 5My father caused me to swear, saying, Behold, I am dying; in my burying-place which I have prepared for myself in the land of Canaan, there you bury me; and now, please let me go up and bury my father, then I return”; 6and Pharaoh says, “Go up and bury your father, as he caused you to swear.”

7And Joseph goes up to bury his father, and all [the] servants of Pharaoh go up with him, [the] elderly of his house, and all [the] elderly of the land of Egypt, 8and all the house of Joseph, and his brothers, and the house of his father; only their infants, and their flock, and their herd, have they left in the land of Goshen; 9and there go up with him both chariot and horsemen, and the camp is very great. 10And they come to the threshing-floor of Atad, which [is] beyond the Jordan, and they lament there, a lamentation great and very grievous; and he makes for his father a mourning seven days, 11and the inhabitant of the land, the Canaanite, sees the mourning in the threshing-floor of Atad and says, “A grievous mourning [is] this to the Egyptians”; therefore [one] has called its name “The mourning of the Egyptians,” which [is] beyond the Jordan.

12And his sons do to him so as he commanded them, 13and his sons carry him away to the land of Canaan, and bury him in the cave of the field of Machpelah, which Abraham bought with the field for a possession of a burying-place, from Ephron the Hittite, on the front of Mamre. 14And Joseph turns back to Egypt, he and his brothers, and all who are going up with him to bury his father, after his burying his father.

15And the brothers of Joseph see that their father is dead, and say, “Perhaps Joseph hates us, and certainly returns to us all the evil which we did with him.” 16And they give a charge for Joseph, saying, “Your father commanded before his death, saying, 17Thus you say to Joseph: Ah, now, please bear with the transgression of your brothers and their sin, for they have done you evil; and now, please bear with the transgression of the servants of the God of your father”; and Joseph weeps in their speaking to him. 18And his brothers also go and fall before him, and say, “Behold, we [are] to you for servants.” 19And Joseph says to them, “Do not fear, for [am] I in the place of God? 20As for you, you devised evil against me, [but] God devised it for good, in order to do as [at] this day, to keep alive a numerous people; 21and now, do not fear: I nourish you and your infants”; and he comforts them, and speaks to their heart.

22And Joseph dwells in Egypt, he and the house of his father, and Joseph lives one hundred and ten years, 23and Joseph looks on Ephraim’s sons of a third [generation]; sons also of Machir, son of Manasseh, have been born on the knees of Joseph. 24And Joseph says to his brothers, “I am dying, and God certainly inspects you, and has caused you to go up from this land, to the land which He has sworn to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.” 25And Joseph causes the sons of Israel to swear, saying, “God certainly inspects you, and you have brought up my bones from this [place].” 26And Joseph dies, a son of one hundred and ten years, and they embalm him, and he is put into a coffin in Egypt.

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Genesis 49
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