Joseph threw himself on his father and wept over him and kissed him.
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Then Joseph directed the physicians in his service to embalm his father Israel. So the physicians embalmed him,
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taking a full forty days, for that was the time required for embalming. And the Egyptians mourned for him seventy days.
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When the days of mourning had passed, Joseph said to Pharaoh’s court, “If I have found favor in your eyes, speak to Pharaoh for me. Tell him,
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‘My father made me swear an oath and said, “I am about to die; bury me in the tomb I dug for myself in the land of Canaan.” Now let me go up and bury my father; then I will return.’ ”
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Pharaoh said, “Go up and bury your father, as he made you swear to do.”