Most Popular Bible Verses in Genesis
Joseph commanded his servants the physicians to embalm his father. So the physicians
now may it be that the girl to whom I say, ‘Please let down your jar so that I may drink,’ and
Then Leah said, “God has endowed me with a good gift; now my husband
And he spoke with them, saying, “If it is your
These are the sons of Shobal:
against Chedorlaomer king of Elam and Tidal king of
Then he came to his father and said, “My father.” And he said, “Here I am. Who are you, my son?”
It came about, when he had been there a long time, that Abimelech king of the Philistines looked out through a window, and saw, and behold, Isaac was caressing his wife Rebekah.
Moreover, whenever the
Then Jacob said to Joseph, “
and Mishma and Dumah and Massa,
The servant brought out
Now Reuben returned to the pit, and behold, Joseph was not in the pit; so he
Then you shall bring it to your father, that he may eat, so that he may bless you before his death.”
He took portions to them from
As she spoke to Joseph day after day, he did not listen to her to lie beside her or be with her.
“Before I had finished
She said to him, “
Then Leah said, “God has given me my
Now then, come and let us kill him and throw him into one of the pits; and
Now Joseph said to them on the third day, “Do this and live, for
So now if you are going to
The sons of Midian were Ephah and Epher and Hanoch and Abida and Eldaah. All these were the sons of Keturah.
Reuben further said to them, “Shed no blood. Throw him into this pit that is in the wilderness, but do not lay hands on him”—that he might rescue him out of their hands, to restore him to his father.
Jacob set up
It was told to Tamar, “
Hadad and Tema, Jetur, Naphish and Kedemah.
Then Leah said, “
So he fled with all that he had; and he arose and crossed the Euphrates River, and set his face toward the hill country of
Then Joseph brought his father Jacob and
She said to the servant, “Who is that man walking in the field to meet us?” And the servant said, “He is my master.” Then she took her
It came about that from the time he made him overseer in his house and over all that he owned, the Lord
When the chief baker saw that he had interpreted favorably, he said to Joseph, “I also saw in my dream, and behold, there were three baskets of white bread on my head;
When the famine was spread over all the face of the earth, then Joseph opened all
Then the man said, “They have moved from here; for I heard them say, ‘Let us go to
But when Isaac’s servants dug in the valley and found there a well of
Jacob said to his father, “I am Esau your firstborn; I have done as you told me.
Now the sons of Jacob came in from the field when they heard it; and the men were grieved, and they were very angry because he had done a
And he will yield royal dainties.
May He also give you the
Now as for the repeating of the dream to Pharaoh twice, it means that
He said, “What pledge shall I give you?” And she said, “
and they took him and threw him into the pit. Now the pit was empty, without any water in it.
Now forty days were
Rebekah was listening while Isaac spoke to his son Esau. So when Esau went to the field to hunt for game to bring home,
Then Israel journeyed on and pitched his tent beyond the
Then they called Rebekah and said to her, “Will you go with this man?” And she said, “I will go.”
There they buried
So when all the land of Egypt was famished, the people cried out to Pharaoh for bread; and Pharaoh said to all the Egyptians, “Go to Joseph;
Then Jacob took
But Laban said, “It is not
Then Laban said to Jacob, “What have you done
Leah’s maid Zilpah bore Jacob a son.
Go now to the flock and
the herdsmen of Gerar
Laban caught up with Jacob. Now Jacob had pitched his tent in the hill country, and Laban with his
To Sarah he said, “Behold, I have given your
“No, my lord, hear me;
These twenty years I have been in your house;
Then Rebekah took the
Did he not himself say to me, ‘She is my sister’? And she
and he drove away all his livestock and all his property which he had gathered, his acquired livestock which he had gathered in Paddan-aram,
Are we not reckoned by him as foreigners? For
But they said, “Should he
The sons of Heth answered Abraham, saying to him,
Now his master
As they journeyed, there was
Laban also gave his maid Zilpah to his daughter Leah as a maid.
Israel said to Joseph, “Are not your brothers pasturing the flock in
“My lord, listen to me; a piece of land worth four hundred
When it was told Laban on the third day that Jacob had fled,
So Esau saw that
Now let Pharaoh look for a man
Yet the chief cupbearer did not remember Joseph, but
Bilhah conceived and bore Jacob a son.
and you shall say, ‘Behold, your servant Jacob also is behind us.’” For he said, “I will appease him with the present that goes before me. Then afterward I will see his face; perhaps he will accept me.”
Then Abimelech called Isaac and said, “Behold, certainly she is your wife! How then did you say, ‘She is my sister’?” And Isaac said to him, “Because I said, ‘I might die on account of her.’”
They said to them, “We cannot do this thing, to give our sister to
And lo, from the Nile there came up seven cows, sleek and
Ask me ever so much bridal payment and gift, and I will give according as you say to me; but give me the girl
But Lot went out to them at the doorway, and shut the door behind him,
So he said, “Bring it to me, and I will eat of my son’s game, that
So Abraham rose and bowed to the people of the land, the sons of Heth.
Yet your father has
Laban gathered all the men of the place and made a feast.
Afterward she bore a daughter and named her Dinah.
So the chief cupbearer told his dream to Joseph, and said to him, “In my dream,
Pharaoh said to Joseph, “I have had a dream,
“By you Israel will pronounce blessing, saying,
‘May God make you like Ephraim and Manasseh!’”
Thus he put Ephraim before Manasseh.
Jacob said, “No, please, if now I have found favor in your sight, then take my present from my hand,
Abimelech said, “
‘Thus you shall say to Joseph, “Please forgive, I beg you, the transgression of your brothers and their sin, for they did you wrong.”’ And now, please forgive the transgression of the servants of the God of your father.” And Joseph wept when they spoke to him.
Then the chief cupbearer spoke to Pharaoh, saying, “I would make mention today of
The sons of Naphtali:
So Jacob came to
When Joseph saw that his father
But Jacob’s sons answered Shechem and his father Hamor with deceit, because he had defiled Dinah their sister.
Then Husham died, and Hadad the son of Bedad, who
chief Korah, chief Gatam, chief Amalek. These are the chiefs
These are the sons of Ezer: Bilhan and Zaavan and
And she put the skins of the
Then Jacob was
When she was in severe labor the midwife said to her, “Do not fear, for now
He spoke to Ephron in the hearing of the people of the land, saying, “If you will only please listen to me; I will give the price of the field, accept it from me that I may bury my dead there.”
When Abraham’s servant heard their words, he
Hurry and go up to my father, and
Then Bela died, and Jobab the son of Zerah of Bozrah became king in his place.
but you shall go to my father’s house and to my relatives, and take a wife for my son.’
When all the flocks were gathered there, they would then roll the stone from the mouth of the well and water the sheep, and put the stone back in its place on the mouth of the well.
until your brother’s anger
Then the cupbearer and the baker for the king of Egypt, who were confined in jail, both had a dream the same night, each man with his own dream and each dream with its own interpretation.
Then Isaac said to Jacob, “Please come close, that
Laban said, “
Now when his master heard the words of his wife, which she spoke to him, saying, “
Then his brothers said to him, “
Then Israel said to Joseph, “Behold, I am about to die, but
also Basemath, Ishmael’s daughter, the sister of Nebaioth.
And their wrath, for it is cruel.
And scatter them in Israel.
Now when the inhabitants of the land, the Canaanites, saw the mourning at
she called to the men of her household and said to them, “See, he has brought in a
They killed Hamor and his son Shechem with the edge of the sword, and took Dinah from Shechem’s house, and went forth.
These then are the records of the generations of Esau the father of
The sons of Reuben: Hanoch and Pallu and Hezron and Carmi.
chief Dishon, chief Ezer, chief Dishan. These are the chiefs
Moreover, it took place while she was giving birth, one put out a hand, and the midwife took and tied a scarlet thread on his hand, saying, “This one came out first.”
God gave heed to Leah, and she conceived and bore Jacob a fifth son.
Now it happened
And his teeth
Then he said to him, “Go now and see about the welfare of your brothers and the welfare of the flock, and bring word back to me.” So he sent him from the valley of
and Oholibamah bore Jeush and Jalam and Korah. These are the sons of Esau who were born to him in the land of Canaan.
Let Pharaoh take action to appoint overseers
Please take my
He turned away from them and
He said to them, “Do you know Laban the
It is in
For the famine has been in the land
But he said to him, “My lord knows that the children are frail and that the flocks and herds which are nursing are
and let us arise and go up to Bethel, and I will make
and take your father and your households and come to me, and
The messengers returned to Jacob, saying, “We came to your brother Esau, and furthermore
These are the sons of Reuel: Nahath and Zerah, Shammah and Mizzah. These were the sons of Esau’s wife Basemath.
So Jacob sent and called Rachel and Leah to his flock in the field,
to Abraham for a possession
So Hamor and his son Shechem came to the
The sons of Dan:
Then Rebekah arose with her maids, and they mounted the camels and followed the man. So the servant took Rebekah and departed.
And Abimelech said to Abraham, “What have you
Now when she had finished giving him a drink,
When the seven years of plenty which had been in the land of Egypt came to an end,
These are the sons of Leah, whom she bore to Jacob in Paddan-aram, with his daughter Dinah;
But he said to him, “
Then Hadad died, and Samlah of Masrekah became king in his place.
So Abimelech charged all the people, saying, “He who
But he himself passed on ahead of them and
He said, “
Rebekah lifted up her eyes, and when she saw Isaac she dismounted from the camel.
and He said to me, ‘Behold, I will make you fruitful and numerous, and I will make you a company of peoples, and will give this land to your
Isaac said to his son, “How is it that you have it so quickly, my son?” And he said, “
Is not this the one from which my lord drinks and which he indeed uses for
Jacob’s sons came upon the slain and looted the city, because they had defiled their sister.
When Joseph saw Benjamin with them, he said to his
Then he said, “Oh may the Lord not be angry, and I shall speak; suppose thirty are found there?” And He said, “I will not do it if I find thirty there.”
Then the servant ran to meet her, and said, “
So Pharaoh spoke to Joseph, “In my dream, behold, I was standing on the bank of the Nile;
So Judah said, “What can we say to my lord? What can we speak? And how can we justify ourselves? God has found out the iniquity of your servants; behold, we are my lord’s
and she will say to me, “You drink, and I will draw for your camels also”; let her be the woman whom the Lord has appointed for my master’s son.’
and Dishon and Ezer and Dishan. These are the chiefs
So the servant
Now the days of Isaac were
within three more days Pharaoh will
two hundred female goats and twenty male goats, two hundred ewes and twenty rams,
So he sent his brothers away, and
And shot at him and harassed him;
We said to my lord, ‘We have an old father and
She bore still another son and named him
The sons of Lotan were Hori and
So the men took
and said to them, “
When they told him all the words of Joseph that he had spoken to them, and when he saw the
It was while she was being brought out that she sent to her father-in-law, saying, “I am with child by the man to whom these things belong.” And she said, “
Now therefore, my son,
These are the sons of
Give me my wives and my children
As one of them opened his sack to give his donkey fodder at the lodging place, he saw his
Thus God has
Then Jacob arose from Beersheba; and the sons of Israel carried their father Jacob and their little ones and their wives in the
So he put them all together in
But Hamor spoke with them, saying, “The soul of my son Shechem longs for your daughter; please give her to him
then you shall say, ‘These belong to your servant Jacob; it is a present sent to my lord Esau. And behold, he also is behind us.’”
Then Joseph said to him, “This is the
And he said, “Are you really my son Esau?” And he said, “I am.”
and the man
Reuben answered them, saying, “
But his mother said to him, “Your curse be on me, my son; only
So the present passed on before him, while he himself spent that night in the camp.
When Joseph saw his brothers he recognized them, but he disguised himself to them and
He related it to his father and to his brothers; and his father rebuked him and said to him, “What is this dream that you have
Laban said, “It is better that I give her to you than to give her to another man; stay with me.”
Judah spoke to him, however, saying, “
I will give it to you,
And I will give the land to your
and after them
He said to them, “Please listen to this dream which I have
So she conceived and bore a son and said, “God has
and they sent the varicolored tunic and brought it to their father and said, “We found this; please
When the days of
Then the man brought the men into Joseph’s house and
He put the maids and their children
Now in the evening he took his daughter Leah, and brought her to him; and Jacob went in to her.
A man found him, and behold, he was wandering in the field; and the man asked him, “
Then the maids came near
And he said to them, “Is it well with him?” And they said, “It is well, and here is
thirty milking camels and their colts, forty cows and ten bulls, twenty female donkeys and ten male donkeys.
The land of Egypt is
These are the names of Esau’s sons: Eliphaz the son of Esau’s wife Adah, Reuel the son of Esau’s wife Basemath.
Jacob set up a pillar over her grave; that is the
Joseph said to his brothers and to his father’s household, “
If you take this one also from
Leah conceived again and bore a sixth son to Jacob.
So he turned aside to her by the road, and said, “
So therefore, do not be afraid;
These are the sons of Reuel, Esau’s son: chief Nahath, chief Zerah, chief Shammah, chief Mizzah. These are the chiefs
Now Pharaoh’s cup was in my hand; so I took the grapes and squeezed them into Pharaoh’s cup, and I put the cup into Pharaoh’s
He said, “Behold,
Put my cup, the silver cup, in the mouth of the sack of the youngest, and his money for the grain.” And he did
They did not know, however, that Joseph understood, for there was an interpreter between them.
Thus they sent away their sister Rebekah and
So she conceived and bore a son and he named him
These are the sons of Esau’s wife Oholibamah: chief Jeush, chief Jalam, chief Korah. These are the chiefs
When Jacob came in from the field in the evening, then Leah went out to meet him and said, “You must come in to me, for I have surely hired you with my son’s mandrakes.” So he lay with her that night.
Thus you shall
Send one of you that he may get your brother, while you remain confined, that your words may be tested, whether there is
Then Hamor the father of Shechem went out to Jacob to speak with him.
Joseph said to his father, “
So the field and the cave that is in it,
These were the sons of Esau’s wife Oholibamah, the daughter of Anah and the
And that the land was pleasant,
He bowed his shoulder to bear burdens,
And became a slave at forced labor.
After he had buried his father, Joseph returned to Egypt, he and his brothers, and all who had gone up with him to bury his father.
The sons of Zebulun: Sered and Elon and Jahleel.
Please let my lord pass on before his servant, and I will proceed at my leisure, according to the pace of the cattle that are before me and according to the pace of the children, until I come to my lord at
So Jacob named the place where God had spoken with him,
He said, “Behold, it is still high day; it is not time for the livestock to be gathered. Water the sheep, and go, pasture them.”
So Joseph went up to bury his father, and with him went up all the servants of Pharaoh, the elders of his household and all the elders of the land of Egypt,
They told him, saying, “Joseph is still alive, and indeed he is ruler over all the land of Egypt.” But
Rachel’s maid Bilhah conceived again and bore Jacob a second son.
Then she conceived again and bore a son and named him
He asked the men of her place, saying, “Where is the temple prostitute who was by the road at Enaim?” But they said, “There has been no temple prostitute here.”
When Judah and his brothers came to Joseph’s house, he was still there, and
Jacob said to them, “My brothers, where are you from?” And they said, “We are from
Jacob did so and completed her week, and he gave him his daughter Rachel as his wife.
Then he fell on his brother Benjamin’s neck and
But she said to her, “Is it a small matter for you to take my husband? And would you take my son’s mandrakes also?” So Rachel said, “Therefore he may lie with you tonight in return for your son’s mandrakes.”
Surely all the wealth which God has taken away from our father belongs to us and our children; now then, do whatever God has said to you.”
When the money was all spent in the land of Egypt and in the land of Canaan, all the Egyptians came to Joseph
He said, ‘Lift up now your eyes and see that all the male goats which are
He said, therefore, “I will send you a
Laban also gave his maid Bilhah to his daughter Rachel as her maid.
Then Abimelech said to Isaac, “Go away from us, for you are
Joseph hurried out for
So the flocks
Now, therefore, please let your servant remain instead of the lad a slave to my lord, and let the lad go up with his brothers.
Leah’s maid Zilpah bore Jacob a second son.
These are the sons of Zilpah, whom Laban gave to his daughter Leah; and she bore to Jacob these sixteen persons.
And they said, “We will call the girl and
But Joseph had recognized his brothers, although
when he sees that the lad is not with us, he will die. Thus your servants will
The young man did not delay to do the thing, because he was delighted with Jacob’s daughter. Now he was more respected than all the household of his father.
These are the children of Anah: Dishon, and Oholibamah, the daughter of Anah.
Then Abraham said to him, “
So Joseph bought all the land of Egypt for Pharaoh, for
The seven lean and ugly cows that came up after them are seven years, and the seven thin ears scorched by the east wind
Then Israel said, “It is enough; my son Joseph is still alive. I will go and see him before I die.”
and did not allow me
Pharaoh said to Jacob, “How many
for he said, “If Esau comes to the one company and
but when I
Then they went up from Egypt, and came to the land of Canaan to their father Jacob.
Thus it came about when we went up to your servant my father, we told him the words of my lord.
Then Reuben spoke to his father, saying, “You may put my two sons to death if I do not bring him back to you; put him in my
Then Jobab died, and Husham of the land of the Temanites became king in his place.
But her brother and her mother said, “
These are the sons of Dishan: Uz and Aran.
Then his brothers also came and
He commanded the
Then Pharaoh said to his brothers, “
When Joseph came home, they brought into the house to him the present which was in their hand and
“The man, the lord of the land,
Then Jacob replied to Laban, “Because I was afraid, for I thought that you would take your daughters from me by force.
When Judah sent the
They had just gone out of
and the thin ears swallowed the seven good ears. Then
Only on this condition will we consent to you: if you will become like us, in that every male of you be circumcised,
Shechem also said to her father and to her brothers, “If I find favor in your sight, then I will give whatever you say to me.
Then he and the men who were with him ate and drank and spent the night. When they arose in the morning, he said, “
Israel said to Joseph, “I never
Why should we die before your eyes, both we and our land? Buy us and our land for
As he lifted his eyes and saw his brother Benjamin, his mother’s son, he said, “Is this
Then he said to his brothers, “My money has been returned, and behold, it is even in my sack.” And their hearts
Now the men were afraid, because they were brought to Joseph’s house; and they said, “It is because of the money that was returned in our sacks the first time that we are being brought in, that he may
When they came to their father Jacob in the land of Canaan, they told him all that had happened to them, saying,
So the sons of Israel came to buy grain among those who were coming,
Now a Hebrew youth was with us there, a
but when the flock was feeble, he did not put them in; so the feebler were Laban’s and the
He returned to his brothers and said, “
He restored the chief cupbearer to his
So he went and got them, and brought them to his mother; and his mother made savory food such as his father loved.
They took their livestock and their property, which they had acquired in the land of Canaan, and
Then he commanded also the second and the third, and all those who followed the droves, saying, “After this manner you shall speak to Esau when you find him;
Then let them
Now Jacob heard that he had defiled Dinah his daughter; but his sons were with his livestock in the field, so Jacob kept silent until they came in.
and they captured and looted all their wealth and all their little ones and their wives, even all that was in the houses.
Here is Rebekah before you, take her and go, and let her be the wife of your master’s son, as the Lord has spoken.”
then he took his
He delivered them into the hand of his servants, every drove by itself, and said to his servants, “Pass on before me, and put a space between droves.”
These are the sons of Esau (that is, Edom), and these are their chiefs.
Joseph said to his father, “Not so, my father, for this one is the firstborn. Place your right hand on his head.”
He fell asleep and dreamed a second time; and behold, seven ears of grain came up on a single stalk, plump and good.
Then behold, seven other cows came up after them from the Nile, ugly and
There also went up with him both chariots and horsemen; and it was a very great company.
and behold, seven cows,
He did not recognize him, because his hands were
So it came about when they had finished eating the grain which they had brought from Egypt, that their father said to them, “Go back, buy us a little food.”
He kissed all his brothers and wept on them, and afterward his brothers talked with him.
Joseph made it a statute concerning the land of Egypt valid to this day, that Pharaoh should have the fifth;
These are the
Esau said, “Please let me leave with you some of the people who are with me.” But he said, “
So Esau returned that day on his way to Seir.
and that Jacob had obeyed his father and his mother and had gone to Paddan-aram.
Then behold, seven ears, thin and scorched by the east wind, sprouted up after them.
So it came about in the morning that, behold, it was Leah! And he said to Laban, “
These are the chiefs
As for the people, he removed them to the cities from one end of Egypt’s border to the other.
Then he washed his face and came out; and he
But they said, “Your servants are twelve brothers in all, the sons of one man in the land of Canaan; and behold, the youngest is with
Then he asked them about their welfare, and said, “
And he said, “What do you mean by
So he put them in confinement in the house of the
and lo, seven ears, withered, thin, and scorched by the east wind, sprouted up after them;
his sons and his grandsons with him, his daughters and his granddaughters, and all his
He asked Pharaoh’s officials who were with him in confinement in his master’s house, “
They said to Pharaoh, “
When Pharaoh calls you and says, ‘
But Jacob did not send Joseph’s brother
Now, therefore, when I come to your servant my father, and the lad is not with us, since
Let the food become as a reserve for the land for the seven years of famine which will occur in the land of Egypt, so that the land will not perish during the famine.”
Then ten brothers of Joseph went down to buy grain from Egypt.
For your servant
Joseph said to them, “It is as I said
and in the top basket there were some of all
But if you do not send him, we will not go down; for the man said to us, ‘You will not see my face unless your brother is with you.’”
“These men are
So she quickly emptied her jar into the trough, and ran back to the well to draw, and she drew for all his camels.
Your servant my father said to us, ‘You know that
But he said, “Far be it from me to do this. The man in whose
There I will also
But bring your youngest brother to me that I may know that you are not spies, but
They took their flocks and their herds and their donkeys, and that which was in the city and that which was in the field;
Judah said to his father Israel, “Send the lad with me and we will arise and go,
The chief jailer
But Esau said, “
Then she arose and departed, and
But they said, “We cannot, until all the flocks are gathered, and they roll the stone from the mouth of the well; then we water the sheep.”
Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, “Say to your brothers, ‘Do this: load your beasts and
So the abundance will be unknown in the land because of that subsequent famine; for it will be very severe.
Then Joseph said to the people, “Behold, I have today bought you and your land for Pharaoh; now, here is seed for you, and you may sow the land.
When that year was ended, they came to him the
For how shall I go up to my father if the lad is not with me—for fear that I see the evil that would
And Abraham bowed before the people of the land.
He said to them, “Do not delay me, since
and on the vine were three branches. And as it was budding, its blossoms came out, and its clusters produced ripe grapes.
The sons of Jacob’s wife Rachel: Joseph and Benjamin.
This heap is a witness, and the pillar is a witness, that I will not pass by this heap to you for harm, and you will not pass by this heap and this pillar to me, for harm.
Take double the money in your hand, and take back in your hand
Now it came about as they were emptying their sacks, that behold,
Laban said to Jacob, “Behold this heap and behold the pillar which I have set between
To his father he sent
Then Judah said, “Let her
Will not their livestock and their property and all their animals be ours? Only let us consent to them, and they will
The servant told Isaac all the things that he had done.
So they said, “You have saved our lives! Let us find favor in the sight of my lord, and we will be Pharaoh’s slaves.”
Now their words seemed
But they said, “The man questioned particularly about us and our relatives, saying, ‘
Only the land of the priests he did not buy, for the priests had an allotment from Pharaoh, and they
Now you are ordered, ‘Do this:
But your offspring that
He said, “I am looking for my brothers; please tell me where they are pasturing the flock.”
Then Joseph answered and said, “This is its interpretation: the three baskets are three days;
She also gave the savory food and the bread, which she had made,
if you are honest men, let one of your brothers be confined in
the field and the cave that is in it, purchased from the sons of Heth.”
‘Bring me some game and prepare a savory dish for me, that I may eat, and bless you in the presence of the Lord before my death.’
The ugly and
So he returned to Judah, and said, “I did not find her; and furthermore, the men of the place said, ‘There has been no temple prostitute here.’”
He took five men from among his brothers and
Joseph said to them, “What is this deed that you have done? Do you not know that such a man as I can indeed practice
and said, “Whose daughter are you? Please tell me, is there room for us to lodge in your father’s house?”
by this you will be tested:
Then Pharaoh said to
The seven good cows are seven years; and the seven good ears are seven years; the
Now you must tell my father of all my splendor in Egypt, and all that you have seen; and you must hurry and
So they brought their livestock to Joseph, and Joseph gave them
Then Israel said to Joseph, “Now let me die, since I have seen your face, that you are still alive.”
and the men are shepherds, for they have been
They said, “Your servant our father is well; he is still alive.”
Lo, seven other cows came up after them, poor and very ugly and
The captain of the bodyguard put Joseph in charge of them, and he
and all the household of Joseph and his brothers and his father’s household; they left only their little ones and their flocks and their herds in the land of Goshen.
Then Israel said, “Why did you treat me so badly
Behold, your eyes see, and the eyes of my brother Benjamin see, that it is my mouth which is speaking to you.
Pharaoh said, “Go up and bury your father, as he made you swear.”
So they loaded their donkeys with their grain and departed from there.
So they came near to Joseph’s house steward, and spoke to him at the entrance of the house,
and it came about when we came to the lodging place, that we opened our sacks, and behold,
These are the sons of Rachel, who were born to Jacob; there were fourteen persons in all.
Then the sons of Israel did so; and Joseph gave them
and the one went out from me, and
He searched, beginning with the oldest and ending with the youngest, and
We have also brought down other money in our hand to buy food; we do not know who put our money in our sacks.”
They said to him, “Why does my lord speak such words as these? Far be it from your servants to do such a thing.
We are all sons of one man; we are
The man, the lord of the land, said to us, ‘
Intermarry with us; give your daughters to us and take our daughters for yourselves.
But if you will not listen to us to be circumcised, then we will take our daughter and go.”
You said to your servants, however, ‘
Only on this condition will the men consent to us to
then we will give our daughters to you, and we will take your daughters for ourselves, and we will
Leah likewise came near with her children, and they bowed down; and afterward Joseph came near with Rachel, and they bowed down.
and the lean and
For if we had not delayed, surely by now we could have returned twice.”
We are twelve brothers, sons of our father; one is no longer alive, and the youngest is with our father today in the land of Canaan.’
I saw also in my dream, and behold, seven ears, full and good, came up on a single stalk;
When he heard that I raised my voice and
Then you said to your servants, ‘
Take your brother also, and arise, return to the man;
The thin ears swallowed up the seven plump and full ears. Then Pharaoh awoke, and behold, it was a dream.
and as I raised my voice and
Then Joseph said, “Give up your livestock, and I will give you food for your livestock, since your money
Yet he said to them, “No, but you have come to look at the
and said, “Oh, my lord, we indeed came down the first time to buy food,
So he said, “Now let it also be according to your words; he with whom it is found shall be my slave, and the rest of you shall be innocent.”
So they prepared
But we said, ‘We cannot go down. If our youngest brother is with us, then we will go down; for we cannot see the man’s face unless our youngest brother is with us.’
If you send our brother with us, we will go down and buy you food.
Then they said to him, “No,
Then they hurried, each man lowered his sack to the ground, and each man opened his sack.
But we said to my lord, ‘The lad cannot leave his father, for if he should leave his father,
So the man did as Joseph said, and