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city, and communed with the men shall gather themselves together of their city, saying,

against me, and slay me, and I 21 These men are peaceable shall be destroyed, I and my house. with us, therefore let them dwell 31 And they said, Should he in the land, and trade therein: for deal with our sister as with a harthe land, behold, it is large enough lot? for them: let us take their daugh

CHAP. XXXV. ters to us for wives, and let us a ND God said unto Jacob, give them our daughters.

Arise, go up

to Beth-el, and 22 Only herein will the men dwell there: and make there an consent unto us for to dwell with altar unto God, that appeared unus, to be one people, if every male to thee when thou fleddest from among us be circumcised, as they the face of Esau thy brother. are circumcised.

p 2 Then Jacob said unto his k 23 Shall not their cattle, and household, and to all that were their substance, and every beast with him, Put away the strange of theirs be ours? only let us con- gods that are among you, and be sent unto them, and they will clean and change your garments : dwell with us.

c 3 And let us arise, and go up to 24 And unto Hamor, and unto Beth-el; and I will there make an Shechem his son, hearkened all altar unto God, who answered me that went out of the gate of his in the day of my distress, and was city: and every male was circum- with me in the way which I went. eised, all that went out of the gate g 4 And they gave unto Jacob all of his city.

the strange gods which were in s 25 1 And it came to pass on the their hand, and all their ear-rings third day, when they were sore, which were in their ears; and Jathat two of the sons of Jacob, Si-cob hid them under the oak which meon and Levi, Dinah's brethren, was by Shechem. took each man his sword, and f 5 And they journeyed: and the came upon the city boldly, and terror of God was upon the cities slew all the males.

that were round about them, and 26 And they slew Hamor and they did not pursue after the sons Shechem his son with the edge of of Jacob. the sword, and took Dinah out of 8 6 1 So Jacob came to Luz, Shechem's house, and went out. which is in the land of Canaan

27 The sons of Jacob came upon (that is Beth-el) he and all the the slain, and spoiled the city; be- people that were with him. cause they had defled their sister. là 7 And he built there an altar,

28 They took their sheep, and and called the place El-beth-el; their oxen, and their asses, and because there God appeared unto that which was in the city, and him, when he fled from the face that which was in the field.

of his brother. 29 And all their wealth and all f 8 But Deborah, Rebekah's their little ones, and their wives nurse, died, and she was buried took they captive, and spoiled beneath Bethel, under an oak : even all that was in the house. and the name of it was called Al. F 30 And Jacob said to Simeon lon-bachuth. and Levi, Ye have troubled me to g 9 [ And God appeared unto make me to stink among the inha. Jacob again when he came out of bitants of the land, among the Padan-aram; and blessed him. Canaanites, and the Perizzites: n 10 And God said unto him, Thy and I being few in number, they name is Jacob: thy name shall not

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be called any more Jacob, but Is- Jacob's first-born, and Simeon, and rael shall be thy name; and he Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and called his name Israel.

Zebulun: i 11 And God said unto him, I am f 24 The sons of Rachel; Joseph, God Almighty: be fruitful and and Benjamin: multiply; a nation and a compa- f 25 And the sons of Bilhab, Rany of nations shall be of thee, and chel's bandmaid; Dan, and Naphkings shall come out of thy loins. 8 12 And the land which I gave f 26 And the sons of Zilpah, LeAbraham and Isaac, to thee I will ah's handmaid; Gad, and Asher. give it, and to thy seed after thee These are the sons of Jacob, which will I give the land.

were born to him in Padan-aram. f 13 And God went up from him, 8 27 1 And Jacob came unto in the place where he talked with Isaac his father unto Mamre, unto him.

the city of Arbah (which is He14 And Jacob set up a pillar in bron) where Abraham and Isaac the place where he talked with sojourned. him, even a pillar of stone: and he f 28 And the days of Isaac were poured a drink-offering thereon, a hundred and fourscore years. and he poured oil thereon.

29 And Isaac gave up the ghost n 15 And Jacob called the name and died, and was gathered unto of the place where God spake with his people, being old and full of him, Beth-el.

days; and his sons Esau and Jacob & 16 ? And they journeyed from buried him. Beth-el; and there was but a little

CHAP. XXXVI. way to come to Ephrath: and Ralf TOW these are the genera

tions of Esau, who is Elabour.

dom. f 17 And it came to pass when 2 Esau took his wives of the she was in hard labour, that the daughters of Canaan ; Adah the midwife said unto her, Fear not; daughter of Elon the Hittite, and thou shalt have this son also. Aholibamah the daughter of Anah n 18 And it came to pass as her the daughter of Zibeon the Hivite; soul was in departing, (for she 3 And Bashemath, Ishmael's died,) that she called his name daughter, sister of Nebajoth. Ben-oni: but his father called him f 4 And Adah bare to Esau, Eli. Benjamin.

phaz; and Bashemath bare Reuel; g 19 And Rachel died, and was f 5 And Aholibamah bare Jeush, buried in the way to Ephrath, and Jaalam, and Korah: These which is Beth-lehem.

are the sons of Esau, which were § 20 And Jacob set a pillar upon born unto him in the land of Caher grave: that is the pillar of Ra- naaa. chel's grave unto this day. 8 6 And Esau took his wives, and g 21 1 And Israel journeyed, and his sons, and his daughters, and spread his tent beyond the tower all the persons of his house, and of Edar.

his cattle, and all his beasts, and f 22 And it came to pass, when all his substance which he had got Israel dwelt in that land, that in the land of Canaan; and went Reuben went and lay with Bilhah into the country from the face of his father's concubine: and Israel his brother Jacob. heard it. Now the sons of Jacob F7 For their riches were more were twelve:

than that they might dwell togef 23 The sons of Leah; Reuben, ther: and the land wherein they

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were strangers, could not bear f 20 These are the sons of Seir them, because of their cauile. the Horite, who inhabited the & 8 Thus dwelt Esau in mount land; Lotan, and Shobal, and Zi. Seir: Esau is Edom.

beon, and Anah, f 9 1 And these are the genera- 21 And Dishon, and Ezer, and tions of Esau the father of the Dishan: these are the dukes of the Edomites, in mount Seir: Horites, the children of Seir in the

10 These are the names of E- land of Edom. sau's sons; Eliphaz the son of Adab 22 And the children of Lotan the wife of Esau; Reuel the son of were Hori, and Heman: and LoBashemath the wife of Esau. tan's sister was Timna.

11 And the sons of Eliphaz 23 And the children of Shobal were, Teman, Omar, Zepho, and were these ; Alvan, and Manahath, Gatam, and Kenaz.

and Ebal, Shepho, and Onam. 12 And Timna was concubine 24 And these are the children to Eliphaz, Esau's son; and she of Zibeon; both Ajah, and Anah: bare to Eliphaz, Amalek : these this was that Anah that found the were the sons of Adah, Esau's wife. mules in the wilderness, as he fed

13 And these are the sons of the asses of Zibeon his father. Reuel; Nahath, and Zerah, Sham- 25 And the children of Anah mah, and Mizzah: these were the were these: Dishon, and Aholibasons of Basheniath, Esau's wife. mah the daughter of Anah.

14 I And these were the sons 26 And these are the children of Aholibamah, the daughter of of Dishon; Hemdan, and Eshban, Anah, the daughter of Zibeon, E- and Ithran, and Cheran. sau's wife: and she bare to Esau, 27 The children of Ezer ara Jeush, and Jaalam, and Korah. these; Bilhan, and Zaavan, and f 15 T These were dukes of the Akan. sons of Esau: the sons of Eliphaz, 28 The children of Dishan are the first-born son of Esau; duke these ; Uz, and Aran. Teman, duke Omar, duke Zepho, 29 These are the dukes that duke Kenaz,

came of the Horites; duke Lotan, 16 Duke Korah, duke Gatam, duke Shobal, duke Zibeon, duke and duke Amalek : these are the Anah, dukes that came of Eliphaz, in the 30 Duke Dishon, duke Ezer, land of Edom: these were the sons duke Dishan: these are the dukes of Adah.

that came of Hori, among their f 17 1 And these are the sons of dukes in the land of Seir. Reuel, Esau's son; duke Nahath, & 31 [ And these are the kings duke Zerah, duke Shammah, duke that reigned in the land of Edom, Mizzah: these are the dukes that before there reigned any king over came of Reuel, in the land of E- the children of Israel. dom: these are the sons of Bashe- 32 And Bela the son of Beor math, Esau's wife.

reigned in Edom: and the name of f 18 1 And these are the sons of his city was Dinhabah. A holibamah, Esau's wife; duke g 33 And Bela died, and Jobab Jeush, duke Jaalam, duke Korah: the son of Zerah of Bozrah reignthese were the dukes that came of ed in his stead. Aholibamah the daughter of Anah, 34 And Jobab died, and HuEsau's wife.

sham of the land of Temani reign19 These are the sons of Esau ed in his stead. (who is Edom) and these are their & 35 And Husham died, and Hadukes.

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CHAP. XXXVII. Midian in the field of Moabf 5 I And Joseph dreamed a reigned in bis stead: and the name dream, and he told it his brethren: of his city was Avith.

and they hated him yet the more. & 36 And Hadad died, and Sam- 6 And he said unto them, Hear, lah of Masrekah reigned in his ! pray you, this dream which I stead.

have dreamed: & 37 And Samlah died, and Saul 7 For behold, we were binding of Rehoboth by the river reigned sheaves in the field, and lo, my in his stead.

sheaf arose, and also stood up38 And Saul died, and Baal-right; and behold, your sheaves hanan the son of Achbor reigned stood round about, and made obeiin his stead.

sance to my sheaf.. & 39 And Baal-hanan the son of c 8 And his brethren said unto Achbor died, and Hadar reigned him, Shalt thou indeed reign over in his stead. and the name of his us? or shalt thou indeed have docity was Pau; and his wife's name minion over us? And they hated was Mehetabel, the daughter of him yet the more for his dreams Matred, the daughter of Mezahab. and for his words. f 40 And these are the names of f 9 1 And he dreamed yet ano. the dukes that came of Esau, ac-ther dream, and told it his brethren, cording to their families, after and said, Behold, I have dreamed their places, by their names; duke a dream more: and behold, the sun Timnah, duke Alvah, duke Jetheth, and the moon and the eleven stars

41 Duke Aholibamah, duke E- made obeisance to me. lah, duke Pinon.

10 And he told it to his father, 42 Duke Kenaz, duke Teman, and to his brethren: and his father duke Mibzar,

rebuked him, and said unto him, 43 Duke Magdiel, duke Iram: What is this dream that thou hast these be the dukes of Edom, ac- dreamed? Shall I and thy mother cording to their habitations, in the and the brethren indeed come to land of their possession: he is E-bow down ourselves to thee to the sau, the father of the Edomites. earth?

CHAP. XXXVII. r 11 And his brethren envied him;

ND Jacob dwelt in the land but his father observed the saying. stranger, in the land of Canaan. feed their father's flock in Shes 2 These are the generations of chem. Jacob. Joseph being seventeen 8 13 And Israel said unto Joseph, years old, was feeding the flock Do not thy brethren feed the flock with his brethren, and the lad was in Shechem? Come, and I will with the sons of Bilhah, and with send thee unto them. And he the sons of Zilpah, his father's said to him, Here am I. wives: and Joseph brought unto g 14 And he said to him, Go, I his father their evil report.

pray thee, see whether it be well p 3 Now Israel loved Joseph more with thy brethren, and well with than all his children, because he the flocks; and bring me word was the son of his old age: and he again. So he sent him out of the made him a coat of many colours. vale of Hebron, and he came to 6 4 And when his brethren saw Shechem. that their father loved him more 1 15 And a certain man found than all his brethren, they hated him, and behold, he was wanderbim, and could not speak peacea-ing in the field, and the man ask. bly unto him.

led him, saying, What seekest thou?

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16 And he said, I seek my bre-1 8 28 Then there passed by Midithren : tell me, I pray thee, where anites, merchant-men; and they they feed their flocks.

drew and listed up Joseph out of 17 And the man said, They are the pit, and sold Joseph to the departed hence: for I heard them Ishmaelites for twenty pieces of say, Let us go to Dothan. And silver: and they brought Joseph Joseph went after his brethren, into Egypt. and found them in Dothan. f 29 T And Reuben returned unto e 18 And when they saw him afar the pit; and behold, Joseph was off, even before he came near unto not in the pit: and he rent his them, they conspired against him clothes. to slay him.

30 And he returned unto his 19 And they said one to ano- brethren, and said, The child is ther, Behold this dreamer cometh. not: and I, whither shall I

20 Come now therefore, and let 31 And they took Joseph's coat, us slay him, and cast him into and killed a kid of the goats, and some pit; and we will say, Some dipped the coat in the blood : evil beast hath devoured him; and 32 And they sent the coat of we shall see what will become of many colours, and they brought it his dreams.

to their father; and said, This 21 And Reuben heard it, and he have we found : know now whe. delivered him out of their hands; ther it be thy son's coat or no. and said, Let us not kill him. 33 And he knew it, and said, it

22 And Reuben said unto them, is my son's coat; an evil beast Shed no blood, but cast him into hath devoured him: Joseph is this pit that is in the wilderness, without doubt rent in pieces. and lay no hand upon him; that 34 And Jacob rent his clothes, he might rid him out of their and put sackcloth upon his loins, hands, to deliver him to his father and mourned for his son many again.

days. 6 23 1 And it came to pass when u 35 And all his sons and all bis Joseph was come unto his bre- daughters rose up to comfort him; thren, that they stript Joseph out but be refused to be comforted; of his coat, his coat of many co- and he said, For I will go down lours that was on him.

into the grave unto my son mourn24 And they took him, and cast ing. Thus his father wept for him into a pit: and the pit was him. empty, there was no water in it. g 36 And the Midianites sold him & 25 And they sat down to eat into Egypt unto Potiphar, an offibread: and they lifted up their cer of Pharaoh's, and captain of eyes and looked, and behold, a the guard. company of Ishmaelites came from CHAP. XXXVIII.

ND it came to at spicery, and Palm, and myrrh, going to carry it down to Egypt. down from his brethren, and turn6 26 And Judah said unto his bre- ed into a certain Adullamite, whose thren, What profit is it if we slay name was Hirah. our brother, and conceal his blood? 2 And Judah saw there a daugh

27 Come, and let us sell him to ter of a certain Canaanite, whose the Ishmaelites, and let not our name was Shuah, and he took her, hand be upon him; for he is our and went in unto her. brother, and our flesh: and his 3 And she conceived, and bare brethren were content.

a son; and he called his name Er.

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