Now these are the names of the children of Israel, which came into Egypt; every man and his householdcame with Jacob.2Reuben,Simeon,Levi, and Judah,3Issachar,Zebulun, and Benjamin,4Dan, and Naphtali,Gad, and Asher.5
And all the souls that came out of the loinsa of Jacob were seventysouls: for Joseph was in Egypt already.
And Josephdied , and all his brethren, and all that generation.7
And the children of Israel were fruitful , and increased abundantly , and multiplied , and waxed exceedingmighty ; and the land was filled with them.
Now there arose up a newking over Egypt, which knew not Joseph.9
And he said unto his people, Behold, the people of the children of Israel are more and mightier than we:
Come on , let us deal wisely with them; lest they multiply , and it come to pass, that, when there falleth out any war,theyjoin also unto our enemies , and fight against us, and so get them up out of the land.11
Therefore they did set over them taskmasterstoafflict them with their burdens. And they built for Pharaohtreasurecities,Pithom and Raamses.