You can skip to local navigation, content or closing (global) navigation.

Geneva Bible (1599): Genesis 47

Verse Navigation

add

1 Then came Ioseph and tolde Pharaoh, and sayde, My father, and my brethren, and their sheepe, and their cattell, and all that they haue, are come out of the land of Canaan, and behold, they are in the land of Goshen.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

2 And Ioseph tooke part of his brethren, euen fiue men, and presented them vnto Pharaoh.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

3 Then Pharaoh said vnto his brethren, What is your trade? And they answered Pharaoh, Thy seruants are shepheards, both we and our fathers.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

4 They sayde moreouer vnto Pharaoh, For to soiourne in ye lande are we come: for thy seruants haue no pasture for their sheepe, so sore is ye famine in the lande of Canaan. Nowe therefore, we pray thee, let thy seruants dwel in the land of Goshen.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

5 Then spake Pharaoh to Ioseph, saying, Thy father and thy brethren are come vnto thee.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

6 The lande of Egypt is before thee: in the best place of the land make thy father and thy brethren dwel: let the dwel in the land of Goshen: and if thou knowest that there be men of actiuitie among them, make them rulers ouer my cattell.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

7 Ioseph also brought Iaakob his father, and set him before Pharaoh. And Iaakob saluted Pharaoh.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

8 Then Pharaoh sayde vnto Iaakob, Howe olde art thou?

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

9 And Iaakob sayd vnto Pharaoh, The whole time of my pilgrimage is an hundreth and thirty yeeres: fewe and euill haue the dayes of my life bene, and I haue not attayned vnto the yeeres of the life of my fathers, in the dayes of their pilgrimages.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

10 And Iaakob tooke leaue of Pharaoh, and departed from the presence of Pharaoh.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

11 And Ioseph placed his father, and his brethren, and gaue them possession in the lande of Egypt, in the best of the land, euen in the lande of Rameses, as Pharaoh had commanded.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

12 And Ioseph nourished his father, and his brethren, and all his fathers houshold with bread, euen to the yong children.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

13 Now there was no bread in all the land: for the famine was exceeding sore: so that the land of Egypt, and the land of Canaan were famished by reason of the famine.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

14 And Ioseph gathered all the money, that was found in the land of Egypt, and in the land of Canaan, for the corne which they bought, and Ioseph layd vp the money in Pharaohs house.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

15 So when money fayled in the lande of Egypt, and in the lande of Canaan, then all the Egyptians came vnto Ioseph, and sayde, Giue vs bread: for why should we dye before thee? for our money is spent.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

16 Then saide Ioseph, Bring your cattell, and I will giue you for your cattell, if your money be spent.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

17 So they brought their cattell vnto Ioseph, and Ioseph gaue them bread for the horses, and for the flockes of sheepe, and for the heards of cattel, and for the asses: so he fed them with bread for all their cattell that yeere.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

18 But when the yeere was ended, they came vnto him the next yeere, and sayd vnto him, We will not hide from my lord, that since our money is spent, and my lord hath the heards of the cattel, there is nothing left in the sight of my lorde, but our bodies and our ground.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

19 Why shall we perish in thy sight, both we, and our land? bye vs and our land for bread, and we and our land will be bonde to Pharaoh: therefore giue vs seede, that we may liue and not dye, and that the land go not to waste.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

20 So Ioseph bought all the lande of Egypt for Pharaoh: for the Egyptians solde euery man his ground because the famine was sore vpon the: so the land became Pharaohs.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

21 And he remoued the people vnto the cities, from one side of Egypt euen to the other.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

22 Onely the lande of the Priestes bought he not: for the Priestes had an ordinarie of Pharaoh, and they did eate their ordinarie, which Pharaoh gaue them: wherefore they solde not their grounde.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

23 Then Ioseph sayd vnto the people, Behold, I haue bought you this daye, and your lande for Pharaoh: lo, here is seede for you: sowe therefore the grounde.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

24 And of the encrease ye shall giue the fifth part vnto Pharaoh, and foure partes shalbe yours for the seede of the fielde, and for your meate, and for them of your housholdes, and for your children to eate.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

25 Then they answered, Thou hast saued our liues: let vs finde grace in the sight of my Lord, and we will be Pharaohs seruants.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

26 Then Ioseph made it a lawe ouer the land of Egypt vnto this day, that Pharaoh should haue the fift part, except the land of the priests only, which was not Pharaohs.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

27 And Israel dwelt in the lande of Egypt, in the countrey of Goshen: and they had their possessions therein, and grewe and multiplied exceedingly.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

28 Moreouer, Iaakob liued in the lande of Egypt seuenteene yeeres, so that the whole age of Iaakob was an hundreth fourtie and seuen yeere.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

29 Now when the time drewe neere that Israel must dye, he called his sonne Ioseph, and sayde vnto him, If I haue nowe founde grace in thy sight, put thine hand nowe vnder my thigh, and deale mercifully and truely with me: burie me not, I pray thee, in Egypt.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

30 But when I shall sleepe with my fathers, thou shalt carry me out of Egypt, and bury mee in their buryall. And he answered, I will doe as thou hast sayde.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

31 The he said, Sweare vnto me. And he sware vnto him. And Israel worshipped towardes the beds head.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK