Genesis 47:1-6 DBY

1 And Joseph came and told Pharaoh and said, My father and my brethren, and their sheep and their cattle, and all that they have, are come out of the land of Canaan; and behold, they are in the land of Goshen.
2 And he took from the whole number a of his brethren, five men, and set them before Pharaoh.

References for Genesis 47:2

    • ƾ 47:2 - 'From the end:' see ch. 19.4.
      3 And Pharaoh said to his brethren, What is your occupation? And they said to Pharaoh, Thy servants are shepherds, both we and our fathers.
      4 And they said to Pharaoh, To sojourn in the land are we come; for there is no pasture for the sheep that thy servants have, for the famine is grievous in the land of Canaan; and now, we pray thee, let thy servants dwell in the land of Goshen.
      5 And Pharaoh spoke to Joseph, saying, Thy father and thy brethren are come to thee.
      6 The land of Egypt is before thee; in the best of the land settle thy father and thy brethren: let them dwell in the land of Goshen. And if thou knowest men of activity b among them, then set them as overseers of cattle over what I have.

      References for Genesis 47:6

        • ƿ 47:6 - Or 'men of worth,' or 'valour.'