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 Genesis 47:1 - 12
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The Holy Bible, New International Version®
   Book of Genesis
   Chapter 47
47:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Joseph went and told Pharaoh, "My father and brothers, with their flocks and herds and everything they own, have come from the land of Canaan and are now in Goshen."
 
47:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He chose five of his brothers and presented them before Pharaoh.
 
47:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Pharaoh asked the brothers, "What is your occupation?" "Your servants are shepherds," they replied to Pharaoh, "just as our fathers were."
 
47:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
They also said to him, "We have come to live here awhile, because the famine is severe in Canaan and your servants' flocks have no pasture. So now, please let your servants settle in Goshen."
 
47:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Pharaoh said to Joseph, "Your father and your brothers have come to you,
 
47:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
and the land of Egypt is before you; settle your father and your brothers in the best part of the land. Let them live in Goshen. And if you know of any among them with special ability, put them in charge of my own livestock."
 
47:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then Joseph brought his father Jacob in and presented him before Pharaoh. After Jacob blessed F221 Pharaoh,
 
47:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Pharaoh asked him, "How old are you?"
 
47:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
And Jacob said to Pharaoh, "The years of my pilgrimage are a hundred and thirty. My years have been few and difficult, and they do not equal the years of the pilgrimage of my fathers."
 
47:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then Jacob blessed F222 Pharaoh and went out from his presence.
 
47:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
So Joseph settled his father and his brothers in Egypt and gave them property in the best part of the land, the district of Rameses, as Pharaoh directed.
 
47:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Joseph also provided his father and his brothers and all his father's household with food, according to the number of their children.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F221 Or greeted
F222 Or said farewell to

 
 

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