And Godspake unto Israel in the visions of the night, and said , Jacob,Jacob. And he said , Here am I.
And he said , I am God, the God of thy father:fear not to go down into Egypt; for I will there make of thee a greatnation:4
I will go down with thee into Egypt; and I will also surely bring thee up again: and Joseph shall put his hand upon thine eyes.5
And Jacob rose up from Beersheba: and the sons of IsraelcarriedJacob their father, and their little ones, and their wives, in the wagons which Pharaoh had sent to carry him.
And they took their cattle, and their goods, which they had gotten in the land of Canaan, and came into Egypt,Jacob, and all his seed with him:
His sons, and his sons'sons with him, his daughters, and his sons'daughters, and all his seed brought he with him into Egypt.8
And these are the names of the children of Israel, which came into Egypt,Jacob and his sons:Reuben,Jacob'sfirstborn.9
And the sons of Reuben;Hanoch, and Phallu, and Hezron, and Carmi.10
And the sons of Simeon;Jemuel,a and Jamin, and Ohad, and Jachin, and Zohar, and Shaul the son of a Canaanitish woman.
And the sons of Levi;Gershon,bKohath, and Merari.12
And the sons of Judah;Er, and Onan, and Shelah, and Pharez, and Zerah: but Er and Onandied in the land of Canaan. And the sons of Pharez were Hezron and Hamul.