Genesis 46:1-6 NIV

Jacob Goes to Egypt

1 So Israel set out with all that was his, and when he reached Beersheba, he offered sacrifices to the God of his father Isaac.

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2 And God spoke to Israel in a vision at night and said, “Jacob! Jacob!” “Here I am,” he replied.

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3 “I am God, the God of your father,” he said. “Do not be afraid to go down to Egypt, for I will make you into a great nation there.

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4 I will go down to Egypt with you, and I will surely bring you back again. And Joseph’s own hand will close your eyes.”

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      5 Then Jacob left Beersheba, and Israel’s sons took their father Jacob and their children and their wives in the carts that Pharaoh had sent to transport him.

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          6 So Jacob and all his offspring went to Egypt, taking with them their livestock and the possessions they had acquired in Canaan.

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