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Passage Display[Printer-friendly Verses]   
 Genesis 49:29 - 50:14
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   Book of Genesis
   Chapter 49
49:29 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then he gave them these instructions: "I am about to be gathered to my people. Bury me with my fathers in the cave in the field of Ephron the Hittite,
 
49:30 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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the cave in the field of Machpelah, near Mamre in Canaan, which Abraham bought as a burial place from Ephron the Hittite, along with the field.
 
49:31 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
There Abraham and his wife Sarah were buried, there Isaac and his wife Rebekah were buried, and there I buried Leah.
 
49:32 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The field and the cave in it were bought from the Hittites. F246 "
 
49:33 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When Jacob had finished giving instructions to his sons, he drew his feet up into the bed, breathed his last and was gathered to his people.
 
   Chapter 50
50:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Joseph threw himself upon his father and wept over him and kissed him.
 
50:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then Joseph directed the physicians in his service to embalm his father Israel. So the physicians embalmed him,
 
50:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
taking a full forty days, for that was the time required for embalming. And the Egyptians mourned for him seventy days.
 
50:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When the days of mourning had passed, Joseph said to Pharaoh's court, "If I have found favor in your eyes, speak to Pharaoh for me. Tell him,
 
50:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
'My father made me swear an oath and said, "I am about to die; bury me in the tomb I dug for myself in the land of Canaan." Now let me go up and bury my father; then I will return.'"
 
50:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Pharaoh said, "Go up and bury your father, as he made you swear to do."
 
50:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
So Joseph went up to bury his father. All Pharaoh's officials accompanied him - the dignitaries of his court and all the dignitaries of Egypt -
 
50:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
besides all the members of Joseph's household and his brothers and those belonging to his father's household. Only their children and their flocks and herds were left in Goshen.
 
50:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Chariots and horsemen F247 also went up with him. It was a very large company.
 
50:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When they reached the threshing floor of Atad, near the Jordan, they lamented loudly and bitterly; and there Joseph observed a seven-day period of mourning for his father.
 
50:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When the Canaanites who lived there saw the mourning at the threshing floor of Atad, they said, "The Egyptians are holding a solemn ceremony of mourning." That is why that place near the Jordan is called Abel Mizraim. F248
 
50:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
So Jacob's sons did as he had commanded them:
 
50:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
They carried him to the land of Canaan and buried him in the cave in the field of Machpelah, near Mamre, which Abraham had bought as a burial place from Ephron the Hittite, along with the field.
 
50:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
After burying his father, Joseph returned to Egypt, together with his brothers and all the others who had gone with him to bury his father.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F246 Or the sons of Heth
F247 Or charioteers
F248 Abel Mizraim means mourning of the Egyptians.

 
 

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