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Genesis 50:3-10 (New International Version)

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3 taking a full forty days, for that was the time required for embalming. And the Egyptians mourned for him seventy days.1 4 When the days of mourning2 had passed, Joseph said to Pharaoh's court,3 "If I have found favor in your eyes,4 speak to Pharaoh for me. Tell him, 5 'My father made me swear an oath5 and said, "I am about to die;6 bury me in the tomb I dug for myself7 in the land of Canaan."8 Now let me go up and bury my father;9 then I will return.' " 6 Pharaoh said, "Go up and bury your father, as he made you swear to do." 7 So Joseph went up to bury his father. All Pharaoh's officials10 accompanied him--the dignitaries of his court11 and all the dignitaries of Egypt-- 8 besides all the members of Joseph's household and his brothers and those belonging to his father's household.12 Only their children and their flocks and herds were left in Goshen.13 9 Chariots14 and horsemena also went up with him. It was a very large company. 10 When they reached the threshing floor15 of Atad, near the Jordan, they lamented loudly and bitterly;16 and there Joseph observed a seven-day period17 of mourning18 for his father.19
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