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9 JUDAH is a Lion's Whelp; from the Prey, my Son, thou art gone up: he ftooped down, he couched as a Lion, and as an old Lion; who fhall roufe him up.

10 * The SCEPTRE fhall not depart from JUDAH, nor a LAW-GIVER from between his FEET, until SHILOH come, and unto him fhall the GATHERING of the PEOPLE

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Ifa. xi. 1 There fhall come forth a Rod out of the STEM of JESSE, and a BRANCH fhall grow out of his

Roots.

2 And the SPIRIT of the LORD fhall REST UPON HIM, the SPIRIT OF WISDOM and UNDERSTANDING, the SPIRIT of Counfel and MIGHT, the Spirit of Knowledge, and of the Fear of the LORD.

10 And in that Day there fhall be a Roor of JESSE, which fhall ftand for an ENSIGN of the People; to it fhall the GENTILES SEEK, and his REST fhall be GLORIOUS.

Ifa. xlii. 1 Behold my Servant whom I uphold, mine ELECT, in whom my SouL DELIGHTETH: I have put my SPIRIT upon him, he fhall bring forth JUDGMENT to the GENTILES.

2 He shall not cry, nor lift up, nor caufe his Voice to be heard in the Street.

3 A BRUISED REED fhall he NOT

BREAK, and the fmoaking Flax fhall he not quench.

Ifa, ix. 6 For unto us a CHILD, is BORN, unto us a SoN is given, and the GOVERNMENT fhall be upon his Shoulder: and his Name shall be called, WONDERFUL, COUNSELLER, The MIGHTY GOD, The EVERLASTING FA

THER, The PRINCE of PEACE.

7 Of the INCREASE of his GOVERN

MENT and PEACE there fhall be No END, upon the THRONE of DAVID, and upon his KINGDOM.

16 DAN fhall judge his People, as one of the Tribes of Ifrael.

17 DAN fhall be a Serpent by the Way, an Adder in the Path; that biteth the Horse Heels, fo that his Rider shall fall backward.

18 I have waited for thy Salvation, O LORD.

19 GAD, a Troop fhall overcome him but he shall overcome at last.

**Note, This Prophecy relating to the Coming of the MESSIAH, was literally fulfilled as the Time of OUR SAVIOUR's Birth, Herod an Idumean teing then King of Judea.

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20 Out of ASHER his Bread fhall be fat, and he shall yield Royal Dainties.

21 NAPHTALI is a Hind let loofe: he giveth goodly Words.

22 JOSEPH is a fruitfu! Bough, even a fruitful Bough by a Well; whofe Branches run over the Wall.

23 The Archers have forely grieved him, and shot at him, and hated him.

24 But his Bow abode in Strength, and the Arms of his Hands were made ftrong by the Hands of the mighty GoD of Jacob from thence is the Shepherd, the Stone of Ifrael.

25 Even by the GoD of thy Father, who fhall help thee, and by the ALMIGHTY, who fhall blefs thee with Bleffings of Heaven above, Bleffings of the Deep that lieth under, Bleffings of the Breafts, and of the Womb.

26 The Bleffings of thy Father, have prevailed above the Bleffings of my Progenitors, unto the utmost Bound of the everlasting Hills; they fhall be on the Head of Jofeph, and on the Crown of the Head of him that was feparate from his Brethren.

27 BENJAMIN fhall ravin as a Wolf: in the Morning he fhall devour the Prey, and at Night he fhall divide the Spoil.

28 All these are the twelve Tribes of Ifrael and this is it that their Father fpake unte them, and bleffed them; every one according to his Bleffing, he bleffed them.

29 And he charged them, and faid unto them, I am to be gathered unto my People: bury me with my Fathers, in the Cave that is in the Field of Ephron the Hittite.

30 In the Cave that is in the Field of Machpelah, which is before Mamre, in the Land of Canaan, which Abraham bought with the Field of Ephron the Hittite, for a Poffeffion of a Burying-place.

31 (There they buried Abraham and Sarah his Wife, there they buried Ifaac and Rebekah his Wife, and there I buried Leah)

32 The Purchase of the Field, and of the Cave that is therein, was from the Children of Heth.

33 And when Jacob had made and end of commanding his Sons, he gathered up his Feet into the Bed, and yielded up the Ghoft, and was gathered unto his People.

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1 The Mourning for Jacob. 7 The Funeral. 24 Joseph prophefieth to his Brethren of their Return: 26 His Death.

ND Jofeph fell upon his Father's Face, and wept upon him, and kiffed him.

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2 And Jofeph commanded his Servants the Phyficians to embalm his Father: and the Phyficians embalmed Ifrael.

15 And when Jofeph's Brethren faw that their Father was dead, they faid, Jofeph will peradventure hate us, and will certainly requite us all the Evil which we did unto

him.

16 And they sent Meffengers unto Jofeph, faying, Thy Father did command before he died, faying,

17 So fhall ye fay unto Jofeph, Forgive, I pray thee now, the Trefpass of thy Brethren, and their Sin; for they did unto thee Evil: And now, we pray thee, forgive the Trefpafs of the Servants of the GOD of thy Father. And Jofeph wept when they fpake unto him.

18 And his Brethren alfo went and fell down before his Face and they faid, Behold, we be thy Servants.

19 And Jofeph faid unto them, Fear not the Place of GOD?

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20 But as for you, ye thought Evil against me; but GOD meant it unto Good, to bring to pass, as it is this Day, to fave much People alive.

21 Now therefore fear ye not: I will nourish you and your Little ones. And he comforted them, and spake kindly unto them.

22 And Jofeph dwelt in Egypt, he and his Father's House and Jofeph lived an hundred and ten Years.

23 And Jofeph faw Ephraim's Children of the third Generation the Children alfo of Machir the Son of Manaffeh, were brought up upon Jofeph's Knees.

24 And JOSEPH faid unto his Brethren, I die: and GOD will furely vifit you, and

Heb. xi. 22 By FAITH JOSEPH when he died, made mention of the DEPARTING of the CHILDREN of Is

RAEL; and gave Commandment concerning his Bones.

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25 And Jofeph took an Oath of the Children of Ifrael, faying, GOD will furely vifit you, and ye fhall carry up my Bones from hence.

26 So Jofeph died, being an hundred and ten Years old: and they embalmed him, and he was put in a Coffin in Egypt.

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CHAP. I.

1 The Children of Ifrael, after Jofeph's Death, multiply: 8 They are oppreffed. 17 The Godliness of the Midwives in faving the Men-children alive. the Male-children to be caft into the River.

22 Pharaoh commandeth

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OW these are the Names of the Children of Ifrael which came into Egypt, with JACOB.

2 Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah,

3 Iffachar, Zebulun, and Benjamin,

4 Dan, Naphtali, Gad, and Afher.

5 And all the Souls that came out of the Loyns of Jacob were SEVENTY Souls: for Jofeph was in Egypt already.

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