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Book of Genesis  Chapter 46

GENESIS 46:1  And Israel took his journey with all that he had, and came to  Beersheba, and offered sacrifices unto the God of his father Isaac.

GENESIS 46:2  And God spake unto Israel in the visions of the night, and said,  Jacob, Jacob. And he said, Here am I.

GENESIS 46:3  And he said, I am God, the God of thy father: fear not to go down  into Egypt; for I will there make of thee a great nation:

GENESIS 46:4  I will go down with thee into Egypt; and I will also surely bring  thee up again: and Joseph shall put his hand upon thine eyes.

GENESIS 46:5  And Jacob rose up from Beersheba: and the sons of Israel carried  Jacob their father, and their little ones, and their wives, in the wagons  which Pharaoh had sent to carry him.

GENESIS 46:6  And they took their cattle, and their goods, which they had gotten  in the land of Canaan, and came into Egypt, Jacob, and all his seed with him:

GENESIS 46:7  His sons, and his sons' sons with him, his daughters, and his sons'  daughters, and all his seed brought he with him into Egypt.

GENESIS 46:8  And these are the names of the children of Israel, which came into  Egypt, Jacob and his sons: Reuben, Jacob's firstborn.

GENESIS 46:9  And the sons of Reuben; Hanoch, and Phallu, and Hezron, and Carmi.

GENESIS 46:10  And the sons of Simeon; Jemuel, and Jamin, and Ohad, and Jachin, and  Zohar, and Shaul the son of a Canaanitish woman.

GENESIS 46:11  And the sons of Levi; Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.

GENESIS 46:12  And the sons of Judah; Er, and Onan, and Shelah, and Pharez, and  Zarah: but Er and Onan died in the land of Canaan. And the sons of Pharez  were Hezron and Hamul.

GENESIS 46:13  And the sons of Issachar; Tola, and Phuvah, and Job, and Shimron.

GENESIS 46:14  And the sons of Zebulun; Sered, and Elon, and Jahleel.

GENESIS 46:15  These be the sons of Leah, which she bare unto Jacob in Padanaram,  with his daughter Dinah: all the souls of his sons and his daughters were  thirty and three.

GENESIS 46:16  And the sons of Gad; Ziphion, and Haggi, Shuni, and Ezbon, Eri, and  Arodi, and Areli.

GENESIS 46:17  And the sons of Asher; Jimnah, and Ishuah, and Isui, and Beriah, and  Serah their sister: and the sons of Beriah; Heber, and Malchiel.

GENESIS 46:18  These are the sons of Zilpah, whom Laban gave to Leah his  daughter, and these she bare unto Jacob, even sixteen souls.

GENESIS 46:19  The sons of Rachel Jacob's wife; Joseph, and Benjamin.

GENESIS 46:20  And unto Joseph in the land of Egypt were born Manasseh and Ephraim,  which Asenath the daughter of Potipherah priest of On bare unto him.

GENESIS 46:21  And the sons of Benjamin were Belah, and Becher, and Ashbel,  Gera, and Naaman, Ehi, and Rosh, Muppim, and Huppim, and Ard.

GENESIS 46:22  These are the sons of Rachel, which were born to Jacob: all the  souls were fourteen.

GENESIS 46:23  And the sons of Dan; Hushim.

GENESIS 46:24  And the sons of Naphtali; Jahzeel, and Guni, and Jezer, and Shillem.

GENESIS 46:25  These are the sons of Bilhah, which Laban gave unto Rachel his  daughter, and she bare these unto Jacob: all the souls were seven.

GENESIS 46:26  All the souls that came with Jacob into Egypt, which came out of his  loins, besides Jacob's sons' wives, all the souls were threescore and six;

GENESIS 46:27  And the sons of Joseph, which were born him in Egypt, were two  souls: all the souls of the house of Jacob, which came into Egypt, were  threescore and ten.

GENESIS 46:28  And he sent Judah before him unto Joseph, to direct his face unto  Goshen; and they came into the land of Goshen.

GENESIS 46:29  And Joseph made ready his chariot, and went up to meet Israel his  father, to Goshen, and presented himself unto him; and he fell on his  neck, and wept on his neck a good while.

GENESIS 46:30  And Israel said unto Joseph, Now let me die, since I have seen thy  face, because thou art yet alive.

GENESIS 46:31  And Joseph said unto his brethren, and unto his father's house, I  will go up, and shew Pharaoh, and say unto him, My brethren, and my father's  house, which were in the land of Canaan, are come unto me;

GENESIS 46:32  And the men are shepherds, for their trade hath been to feed cattle;  and they have brought their flocks, and their herds, and all that they have.

GENESIS 46:33  And it shall come to pass, when Pharaoh shall call you, and shall  say, What is your occupation?

GENESIS 46:34  That ye shall say, Thy servants' trade hath been about cattle from  our youth even until now, both we, and also our fathers: that ye may dwell  in the land of Goshen; for every shepherd is an abomination unto the  Egyptians.

 

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