Genesis 46:1-7 CSB

Jacob Leaves for Egypt

1 Israel set out with all that he had and came to Beer-sheba, and he offered sacrifices to the God of his father Isaac.

References for Genesis 46:1

      2 That night God spoke to Israel in a vision: "Jacob, Jacob!" He said. And Jacob replied, "Here I am."
      3 God said, "I am God, the God of your father. Do not be afraid to go down to Egypt, for I will make you a great nation there.a

      References for Genesis 46:3

        • a 46:3 - Gn 15:13-14
          4 I will go down with you to Egypt, and I will also bring you back. Joseph will put his hands on your eyes."b

          References for Genesis 46:4

            • b 46:4 - Joseph will close your eyes after you die
              5 Jacob left Beer-sheba. The sons of Israel took their father Jacob in the wagons Pharaoh had sent to carry him, along with their children and their wives.
              6 They also took their cattle and possessions they had acquired in the land of Canaan. Then Jacob and all his children with him went to Egypt.
              7 His sons and grandsons, his daughters and granddaughters, indeed all his offspring, he brought with him to Egypt.