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  • So Jacob* set out for Egypt with all his possessions. And when he came to Beersheba, he offered sacrifices to the God of his father, Isaac.1 - Genesis 46:1


  • "I am God," the voice said, "the God of your father. Do not be afraid to go down to Egypt, for I will see to it that you become a great nation there. - Genesis 46:3


  • These sixteen were descendants of Jacob through Zilpah, the servant given to Leah by her father, Laban. - Genesis 46:18


  • These seven were the descendants of Jacob through Bilhah, the servant given to Rachel by her father, Laban. - Genesis 46:25


  • Joseph prepared his chariot and traveled to Goshen to meet his father. As soon as Joseph arrived, he embraced his father and wept on his shoulder for a long time. - Genesis 46:29


  • So Joseph went to see Pharaoh and said, "My father and my brothers are here from Canaan. They came with all their flocks and herds and possessions, and they are now in the land of Goshen." - Genesis 47:1


  • Then Joseph brought his father, Jacob, and presented him to Pharaoh, and Jacob blessed Pharaoh. - Genesis 47:7


  • So Joseph assigned the best land of Egypt--the land of Rameses--to his father and brothers, just as Pharaoh had commanded. - Genesis 47:11


  • And Joseph furnished food to his father and brothers in amounts appropriate to the number of their dependents. - Genesis 47:12


  • One day not long after this, word came to Joseph that his father was failing rapidly. So Joseph went to visit him, and he took with him his two sons, Manasseh and Ephraim. - Genesis 48:1


  • Then he blessed Joseph and said, "May God, the God before whom my grandfather Abraham and my father, Isaac, walked, the God who has been my shepherd all my life, - Genesis 48:15


  • and the angel who has kept me from all harm--may he bless these boys. May they preserve my name and the names of my grandfather Abraham and my father, Isaac. And may they become a mighty nation." - Genesis 48:16


  • But Joseph was upset when he saw that his father had laid his right hand on Ephraim's head. So he lifted it to place it on Manasseh's head instead. - Genesis 48:17


  • "No, Father," he said, "this one over here is older. Put your right hand on his head." - Genesis 48:18


  • But his father refused. "I know what I'm doing, my son," he said. "Manasseh, too, will become a great people, but his younger brother will become even greater. His descendants will become a multitude of nations!" - Genesis 48:19


  • "Come and listen, O sons of Jacob; listen to Israel, your father. - Genesis 49:2


  • Then Jacob told them, "Soon I will die. Bury me with my father and grandfather in the cave in Ephron's field. - Genesis 49:29
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    New Living Translation Bible used with permission Tyndale House Publishers.

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