|Overview - Genesis 47|
|1||Joseph presents his father, and five of his brethren before Pharaoh.|
|11||He gives them habitation and maintenance.|
|13||He gets the Egyptians' money;|
|18||and their lands, except the priests', to Pharaoh.|
|23||He restores the land for a fifth.|
|29||He swears Joseph to bury him with his fathers.|
Genesis 47:21 (King James Version)
And as for the people, he removed them to cities from one end of the borders of Egypt even to the other end thereof.
- M. 2303. B.C. 1701.
- And as
- It is highly probable, that Joseph was influenced by no political motive in removing the people to the cities, but merely by motives of prudence and humanity; for, as the corn was laid up in the cities, it would be more eligible to bring then from distant towns and villages to places where they might be more conveniently supplied with food.
- to cities