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sent untous for to dwell with us, t ch:23.18.

to be one people, if every male among us be circumcised, as they are circumcised. * 23 Shall not their cattle, and their substance, and , every beast of theirs, s be ours? only let us consent unto them, and they will dwell with us. 24 And unto Hamor and unto Shechem his son hearkened all that twent out of the gate of his city; and every male was circumcised, all that went out of the gate of his city. 25 os And it came to pass on the third day, when they were sore, that two of the sons of Jacob, Sitneon and Levi, Dinah's brethren took each man his sword, u and came upon the city boldly, and slew all the males. 26 And they slew Hamor and Shechem his son with the 1 edge v of the sword, and took Dinah out of Shechem's house, and went out. 27 The sons of Jacob came upon the slain, w and j”. the city, because they h defiled their sister, 28. They took their sheep, and their oxen, and their asses, and that which was in the city, and that which was in the field, 29 And all their wealth, and all their little ones, and their wives took they captive, and spoiled even all that was in the house. 30 And Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, Ye have troubled me, r to make me to stink among y the inhabitants of the land, among the

Canaanites and the Perizzites; and I being few z in number, they shall gather themselves together against me, and slay me; and I shall be destroyed, I and my house. 31, And they said, Should he deal with our sister as with an harlot C 'R XXXV. 1 God sendeth Jacob to Beth-el: 2 he purgeth his house of idols, 6 and buildeth an altar at Beth-el. 28. Isaac's death. ND God said unto Jacob, Arise, go up to Beth-el, and dweil there: a amd make there an altar unto God, that appeared unto thee when thou fleddest b from the face of Esau thy brother. 2 Then Jacob said unto his c

household, and to all that were s ch:30.24.

with him, Put away the strange gods d that are amonge you, and


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Jacob journeyeth. bef clean, and change your garments : 3 And let us arise and go up to Beth-eh; and I will there make an altar unto God, who answered me in the day g of my distress, and was with me h in the way which I Went. 4 And they gave unto Jacob all the strange gods which were in their hand, and all their earrings 1 which were in their ears; and Jacob hid them under the oak which was by k Shechem. 5 And they journeyed : and the terror of God l was upon the cities that were round about them, and they did not pursue after the sons of Jacob. 6 *s So Jacob came to Luz, which is in the land of Canaan, (that is o he and all the people that o/*ere With 7 And he built there an altar, and Called the place El-beth-el: beCause there God m appeared unto him, when he fled from the face of his brother. 8 But Deborah, Rebekah's nurse, died, and she was buried beneath Beth-el, under an oak: and the name of it was called 2 Allonbachuth. 9 T And God appeared unto Jacob again, when he came out of Padanaram, and blessed him. 10 And God said unto him, Thy name is Jacob : thy name shall not be called any more Jacob, but Israel shall be thy name; and he called his name Israel.n 11 And God said unto him, o I am God Almighty: be fruitful and multiply; a nation and a company of nations shall be of thee, and kings shall come out of o loins; 12 And the land which I gave p Abraham and Isaac, to thee I will give it, and to thy seed after thee will I give the land. 13 And God went up from him, q # the place where he talked with līlīl. 14 And Jacob set up a pillar r in the place where he talked with him, even a pillar of stone: and he poured a drink offering thereon, and he poured oil thereon. 15 And Jacob called the name of the place where God spake with him, Beth-el. 16 off And they journeyed from Beth-el; and there was büt 3 a little way to come to Ephrath ; and Rachel travailed, and she had hard labour. 17And it came to pass, when she was in hard labour, that the midwife said unto her, Fear not; s

Isaac's death. thou shalt have this son also. 18 And it came to pass, as her soul was in , departing, (for she died,) that she called his name 4 Ben-oni : but his father called him 5 Benjamin. 19 And Rachel died w and was buried in the way to Ephrath, v which is Beth-lehem. 20 And Jacob set a pillar upon her grave : that is the pillar of Rachel's grave to unto this day. 21 *| And Israel journeyed, and spread his tent beyond the tower a: of Edar

22 And it came to pass, when lsrael dwelt in that land, that Reuben y went and lay with Bilhah his father's concubine : and Israel heard it. Now the sons of Jacob were twelve : 2. 23 The sons of Leah ; Reuben, Jacob's firstborn, and Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and Zebulum : 24. The sons of Rachel; Joseph, and Benjamin : 25 And the sons of Bilhah, Rao's landmaid; Dan, and Naphtali: 26 And the sons of Zilpah, Leah's handmaid; Gad, and Asher: these are the sons of Jacob, which were born to him in Padan-aram. 27*[AndJacob came unto Isaac his father unto a Mamre, unto the city of Arbah, b which is Hebron, where Abraham and Isaac sojourned. 28 of And the days of Isaac were an hundred and fourscore years. 29 And Isaac gave up the ghost, and died, and was c gathered unto his people being old and full of days: and his sons Esau d and JaCob buried him. CHAPTER XXXVI. 2 Esau's wives: 6 he removes to mount Sier. OW these are the generations of Esau, who is Edom.a. 2 Esau took his wives of the daughters of Canaan; b Adah the daughter of Elon the Hittite, and olibamah the daughter of Anah the daughter of Zibeon the Hivite; 3.And Bashemath Ishmael's daugh. ter, sister of Nebajoth. 4 And Adah bare to Esau, c Eliphaz; and Bashemath bare Reuel; il Aholibamah, bare Jeush, and Jaalam, and Korah : these Qre the sons of Esau, which were born unto him in the land of CaIla all. 6 And Esau took his wives, and his sons, and his daughters, and all he persons of his house, and his £attle, and all his beasts, and all his substance, which he had got


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Descendants of Esau. in the land of Canaan; and went into the country, from the face of his brother Jacob. 7 For their riches were more than that they might dwell together; and the land wherein they were Strangers could not beard them, because of their cattle. Thus dwelt Esau in mount Seir : e Esau is Edom. 9 *s And these are the generations of Esau the father of 2 the Edomites in mount Seir. 10 These are the names of Esau's sons; Eliphaz the son of Adah the wife of Esau, Reuel the son of Bashemath the wife of Esau. 11 And the sons of Eliphaz were Teman, Omar, 3 Zepho, and Gatam, and Kenaz. 12 And Timna was concubine to Eliphaz, Esau's son; and she bare to Eliphaz, f Amalek : these were the sons of Adah, Esau’s wife. 13 And these are the sons of Reuel ; Nahath, and Zerah, Shammah, and Mizzah : these were the Sons of Bashemath, Esau’s wife. 14 *| And these were the sons of Aholibamah, the daughter of Anah, the daughter of Zibeon, Esau’s wife : and she bare to Esau, Jeush, and Jaalam, and Korah. 15 *|| These were dukes of the sons of Esau : the sons of Eliphaz the firstborn son of Esau; duke Teman, duke Omar, duke Zepho, duke Kenaz, 16 Duke Korah, duke Gatam, and duke Amalek : these are the dukes that came of Eliphaz in the land of Edom; these were the sons of Adah. 17 *|| And these are the sons of Reuel, Esau's son; duke Nahath, duke Zerah, duke Shammah, duke Mizzah : these are the dukes that came of Reuel in the land of Edom; these are the sons of Bashemath, Esau’s wife. 18"| And these are the sons of Aholibamah, Esau's wife ; duke Jeush, duke Jaalam, duke izorah: these were the dukes that came of Aholibamah, the daughter of Allah, Esau’s wife, 19 These are the sons of Esau, who is Edom, and these are their dukes. 20 * These are the sons of Seir g the Horite, who inhabited the land; Lotan, and Shobal, and Zibeon, and Anah, 21 And Dishon, and Ezer, and Dishan : these are the dukes of the Horites, the children of Seir in the land of Edom. 22 And the children of Lotan were Hori and 4 Hemam; and Lotan's


JRings of Edom. GENESIS, XXXVII. Joseph's dreams. sister was Tintina B. C. 1729. | be the dukes of Edom, according to 24 And they took him, and cast g hiin into a pit : w and the pit was i:

23 And the children of Shobal were these ; 5 Alvam, and Manahath, and Ebal, 6 Shepho, and

Jnann. 24 And these are the children of Zibeon; both Ajah, and Anah : this was that Anah that found the mules in the wilderness, as he fed the asses of Zibeon his father, 25 And the children of Anah were these ; I)ishon, and Aliolibannah the daughter of Anah. . . 26 And these are the children of Dishon ; 7 Hemdan, and Eshban, and Ithran, and Cheran. 27.The children of Ezer are these; Bilhan, and Zaavan, and 8 Akan. The children of Dishan are these; Uz, and Aran, 29 These are the dukes that came of the Horites; duke Lotan, duke Shobal, duke Zibeon, duke Anah, 30 duke Dishon, duke Ezer, duke Dishan; these are the dukes that came of Hori, among their dukes in the land of Seir. 31 *|| And these are the kings that reigned in the land of Edom, h before there reigned any king over the children of Israel. And Bela the son of Beor reigned in Edom ; and the name of his city was Dinhabah. 33 And Bela died, and Jobab the son of Zerah of Bozrah reigned in his stead. 34 And Jobab died, and Husham of the land of Temani reigned in his stead. 35 And Husham died, and Hadad the son of Bedad, who smote Midian in the field of Moab, reigned in his stead; and the name of his “g tons Avith. 36 And Hadad died, and Samlah of Masrekah reigned in his stead. 37. And Samlah died, and Saul of Relioboth by the river reigned in s stead, 38 And Saul died, and Baal-hanan the son of Achbor reigned in his stead. 30 And Baal-hanan the son of Achbor ulied, and 9 Hadar reigned in his stead : and the name of his city was Pau; and his wife's name was Mehetabel, the daughter of Matred, the daughter of Mezahab. .40 And these are the names of the idukes that came of Esau, according to their families, after their places by their naines; duke Timnah duke 10 Alvah, duke Jetheth, # Duke Ahoibamah, duke'Elah, duke Pinon, 42 Duke Kenaz, duke Teman, duke Mibzar, 43 Duke Magdiel, duke Eram: these

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their habitations i. "...i. 3 s their possession: he is Esau, the or, Aliam. H.P. 11 the Edomites. CHAPTER XXXVII. 1 Joseph is hated of his brethren : 5 his two dreams: 18 his brethren consortre his death : 36 he is sold to Potiphar in Egypt. . | A* D Jacob dwelt in the land 1 wherein his father was a a * 10}r.';50. stranger, in the land of Canaan. Hodoo Pao. 2 These are the generations of so . Jacob. Joseph being seventeen years .* |old, was feeding the fiosi with his . brethren; and the lad was with acy. the sons of Bilhah, and with the i Ex. 15.15. sons of Zilpah, his father's wives: ..., and Joseph brought unto his fa*" or, Aliah. ther their b evil report. 3 Now Israel loved Joseph more ~~~~~~~~~", than all his children, because he 11 Ed was the c son of his old age; and 077te she male him a coat of many 2 coCHAP. 37.) lours.d * ( ‘’” 4 And when his brethren saw that * of his fa- their father loved him more than to so. all his brethren, they hated e him, 2°“”$*) and could not speak peaceably

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a ch. 17,8. unfo him. 23.4. 5 of And Joseph dreamed a dream, 28.4. and he told it his brethren: and 36.7. they hated him yet the more. Heb. 11.9- 6 And he said unto them, Hear, I

16. É. ...} this dream which fave Sam. 2.22- dreilined : *****.*.*ehold, we were bindi: 1 Cor.1.11. sheayes in the field, and, lo, my 5.1. Sheaf arose, and also stood up11. 18. right; and, behold, your sheaves h.44.20 stood round about, and made obei***** sance fio my sheaf. 2 or, pieces. |8 And holio said to him d Ju.5.30 Shalt thou indeed reign overg us Žs. 3.1s. or shalt tho, indeed have domiEzeiðið. hion over us? and they hated him yet the more for his dreams, and

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f ch. 42.6-9. a dream, more ; and, behold, the 43.2

26. Sun and the moon and the eleven 44. 14. Stars made obeisance h to me. # 10 And he told it to his father, § {s.'...}}. and to his brethren: and his father **}} rebuked him, and said unto him,

27. What is this dream that thou hast h ch.44.14. dreamed ! Shall I and thy mother 46.29. and thy brethren indeed come to

50.18. bow down i ourselves to thee to - the earth i ch. 27.29, 11 And his brethren envied k him; R Acts 7.9. |. his father l observed the say. l *. £is 12" And his brethren went to feed likë Z, # their father's flock in Shechem.

* , 13 And, Israel said unto joseph. —T- Do not thy brethren feed the fic;

Joseph sold into Egypt. in Shechem 7 come, and I will m send thee unto them. And he said to him, Here am I. 14 And he said to him, Go, I pray thee, 3 see whether it be well with thy brethren, and well with the flocks; and bring me word again. So he sent him out of the vase of n Hebron, and he came to Shechem. 15°. And a certain man foun him, and, behold, he was wandering in the field; and the man asked him, saying, What seekest thou? o 16 And he said, I seek my brethren: tell p me, f pray thee, where they feed their flocks. 17And the man said, They are departed hence; for I heard them Say, us go to Dothan. And Joseph went after his brethren, and found them in q Dothan. 18 And when they saw him afar off, even before he came near unto them, they conspired r against him to slay him. 19 And they said one to another, Behold, this 4 dreamer corneth. 20 Come now, therefore, and let us slay him, s and cast him into Some pit; and we will say, Some evil beast hath devoured him ; and We shali see what will become of his dreams. 21. And Reuben heard it, and he delivered him out of their hands; and said, Let us not kill him. 22 And Reuben said unto them, Shed no blood, t but cast him into this pit that is in the wilderness, and lay no hand upon him; that he might rid him out of their hands, to deliver him to his father again. * And it came to pass, when Joseph was come unto his brethren, that they stripped Joseph u Qut of his coat, his coat of many * colours v that was on him :

empty, there was no water in it.

25 And they sat down to eat & bread: and they lifted up their eyes and looked, and, behold, a £9mpany of y Ishmeelites came from Gilead, with their camels bearing spicery and z balm and #. going to carry it down to

26 And Judah said unto his brethren, What profit is it if we slay §.orother, and conceal a his

* Come, and let us sell him to the Ishmeelites, and iet not our and b be upon him; for he is our brother, and our flesh. And his brethren 6 were content. so Then there passed by Midian*S, C merchantmen; and they


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m 1 Sn. 17, 17.
Lu.20. 13.
3 see the
peace of
thy bre-
thren, &c.
n ch. 35.27.
o Jude 4.22.
2 Ki-6. 19.
p Cant. 1.7.
q 2 Ki.6.13.
r Ps. 31, 13.
37. 12,32.
Mat. 21.38.
Jno. 11.53.
Acts 23.12.
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Jacob mourns for Joseph.

drew and lifted up Joseph out of the pit, and sold Joseph d to the Ishmeelites for twenty pieces of silver: and they brought Joseph into

gypt. 29 # And Reuben returned unto the pit; and, behold, Joseph was not in the pit; and he rente his clothes. 30 And he returned unto his brethren, and said, 'The child f is not; and I, whither shall I go And they took Joseph's coat, g and killed a kid of the goats, and dipped the coat in the blood: 32 And they sent the coat of many colours, and they brought it to their father; and said, 'This have we found : know now whether it be thy son's coat or no. 33 And he knew it, and said, It is my son's coat; an evil beast h hath devoured him : Joseph is without doubt rent in pieces. 34 And Jacob rent his clothes, and put sackcloth i upon his loins, and mourned for his son many days. 5 Allu all his sons and all his daughters k rose up to comfort him; but he refused to he comforted: and he said, For I will go dowr into the grave unto my son inonrning. Thus his father wept for him. 36 And the Midianites sold him into Egypt, unto Potiphar, an 7 of: ficer of Pháraoh's, and 8 captain of the guard. CHAPTER XXXVIII. 1 Judah begotteth Er, Onan, and Shein 6 for morrieth famir. 6. The trespass of Onan. 12 Judah's inCest with Tamar. Aoi. it came to pass at that time, that Judah went down from his brethren, and turned in to a certain Adâslamite, whose name

oS HIFáil. 2 And Judah saw there a daughter of a certain Canaanite, whose name was Shuah ; and he took her, and went in unto her. 3 And she conceived, and bare a son; and he called his name Er. 4 And she conceived again, and bare a son; and she called his name Oman. 5 And she yet again conceived, and bare a son; and called his name Shelah : and he was at Chezib, when she bare him. 6 And Judah took a wife for Er his firstborn, whose name was Ta

It{LI. 7 And Er, Judah’s firstborn, was wicked in the sight of the LORD ; a and the LORD slew him. 8 And Judah said, unto Onam, Go in unto b thy brother's wife, and

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to SS - Ého wife, that he spilled it on the ground, fest that he should give seed to his brother. io And the thing which he did 1 displeased the LoRD : wherefore he slew him also. II. Then said Judah to Tamar his daughter-in-law, Remain a widow at thy father's house, till Shelah my son be grown; for he said, Lest peradventure he slie also, as his brethren did. And Tamar went and dwelt in her father's house. 12 os And 2 in process of time the daughter of Shuah, Judah's wife, died; and Judah was comforted, and went up unto his sheep-shear: ers to Timnath, he and his friend Hirah the Adullamite. 13 And it was told Tamar, saying, Behold, thy father-in-law goeth up c to Timnath to shear his sheep. 14 And she put her widow's garments off from her, and covered her with a wail, and wrapped herself, and sat in 3 an open place, d which is by the way to Timnath: for she saw that Shelah was grown, and she was not given unto him to

15 When Judah saw her, he
thought her to be an harlot; be-
cause she had covered her face.
16 And he turned unto her by the
way, and said, Go to, I pray thee,
let me come in unto thee; (for he
knew not that she was his daugh-
ter-in-law.) And she said, What
wilt thou give me, that thou mayest
come in unto me !
17 And he said, I will send thee 4 a.

the eyes of
the LORD

2 the days
were moul-
C Jos. 15.10.
Jude 14.1.
3 the door of
cyes, or, of
d Pr. 7. 12.
4 a kid of the
e ver, 25.
f2Sa. 14.2,5.
5 or, in
6 become at
g Pr.6.33.
h Jude 19.2.
Ho, 3.3
i Lev.21.9.
2 Sam. 12.5.
k ch.37.32.
! wer. 1S.
m 1St.24. 17.
on ver. 14.
o Job 34.31,
Rom. 13.12.
Tit.2.11, 12.
7 or, where-

GENESIS, XXXIX. Birth of Pharez and Zarah.

was no harlot in this place.
23 And Judah said, Let her take
it to her, lest we 6 be shamed: 9
behold, I sent this kid, and thou
hast not found her.
And it came to pass about
three months after, that it was told
Judah, saying, Tamarthy daughter-
in-law hath played the harlot; hand
also, behold, she is with child by
whoredom. And Judah said, Bring
her forth, and let her be burnt.:
25 When she was brought forth,
she sent to her father-in-law, Say-
ing, By the man, whose these are,
am I with child: and she said,
Discern, k I pray thee, whose are
these, the signet, and bracelets, l
and staff.
26 And Judah acknowledged them,
and said, She hath been more m
righteous than I; because that I
gave her not to n Shelah my son.
And he knew her again no o more.
27 off And it came to pass in the
time of her travail, that, behold,
twins were in her womb.
28 And it came to pass, when she
travailed, that the one put out his
hand : and the midwife took and
bound upon his hand a scarlet
thread, saying, This came out first.
29 And it came to pass, as he drew
back his hand, that, behold, his
brother came out: and she said,
7. How hast thou broken forth?
this breach be upon thee; therefore
his name was called 8 Pharez.p
30 And afterward came out his
brother, that had the scarlet thread
upon his hand: and his name was
called Zarah.

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