And there went up with him both chariots and horsemen: and it was a verygreatcompany.10
And they came to the threshingfloor of Atad, which is beyondJordan, and there they mourned with a great and verysorelamentation: and he made a mourning for his fathersevendays.11
And when the inhabitants of the land, the Canaanites,saw the mourning in the floor of Atad, they said , This is a grievousmourning to the Egyptians: wherefore the name of it was calledAbelmizraim,a which is beyondJordan.12
And his sonsdid unto him according as he commanded them:
For his sonscarried him into the land of Canaan, and buried him in the cave of the field of Machpelah, which Abrahambought with the field for a possession of a buryingplace of Ephron the Hittite,beforeMamre.14
And Josephreturned into Egypt, he, and his brethren, and all that went up with him to bury his father,after he had buried his father.15
And when Joseph'sbrethrensaw that their father was dead , they said , Joseph will peradventure hate us , and will certainlyrequite us all the evil which we did unto him.
And they sent a messenger unto Joseph,saying , Thy father did commandbefore he died,saying ,
So shall ye say unto Joseph,Forgive , I pray thee now, the trespass of thy brethren, and their sin; for they did unto thee evil: and now, we pray thee, forgive the trespass of the servants of the God of thy father. And Josephwept when they spake unto him.
And his brethren also went and fell down before his face; and they said , Behold, we be thy servants.19
And Josephsaid unto them, Fear not: for am I in the place of God?