Genesis 46 WYC/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 And Israel went forth with all things that he had, and he came to the well of (the) oath (And Jacob went forth with all that he had, and he came to Beersheba); and when sacrifices were slain there to [the] God of his father Isaac, 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.
2 he heard God by a vision in that night calling to him (he heard God in a vision that night calling to him), and saying to him, Jacob! Jacob! To whom he answered, Lo! I am present. 2 And God spoke to Israel in a vision at night and said, "Jacob! Jacob!" "Here I am," he replied.
3 God said to him, I am the full strong God of thy father; do not thou dread, go down into Egypt, for I shall make thee there into a great folk; (And God said to him, I am the very strong God of thy father; do not thou fear, but go down to Egypt, for there I shall make thee into a great nation;) 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.
4 I shall go down thither with thee, and I shall bring thee turning again from thence (and I shall bring thee back again from there), and Joseph shall set his hand on thine eyes. 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."
5 Jacob rose from the well of (the) oath (And then Jacob set out from Beersheba), and his sons took him, with their little children, and (their) wives, in the wains which Pharaoh had sent to bear the eld man, 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.
6 and all things which he wielded in the land of Canaan; and he came into Egypt with [all] his seed, 6 They also took with them their livestock and the possessions they had acquired in Canaan, and Jacob and all his offspring went to Egypt.
7 his sons, and their sons, and (all the) daughters, and all the generation(s) together. 7 He took with him to Egypt his sons and grandsons and his daughters and granddaughters--all his offspring.
8 Forsooth these be the names of the sons of Israel, that entered into Egypt; Jacob with his free children. The first begotten is Reuben; (And these be the names of the children of Israel who went to Egypt; that is, the names of Jacob and his sons. The first-born was Reuben;) 8 These are the names of the sons of Israel (Jacob and his descendants) who went to Egypt: Reuben the firstborn of Jacob.
9 the sons of Reuben; Hanoch, and Phallu, and Hezron, and Carmi. 9 The sons of Reuben: Hanoch, Pallu, Hezron and Carmi.
10 The sons of Simeon; Jemuel, and Jamin, and Ohad, and Jachin, and Zohar, and Saul, the son of a woman of Canaan (and Shaul, the son of a Canaanite woman). 10 The sons of Simeon: Jemuel, Jamin, Ohad, Jakin, Zohar and Shaul the son of a Canaanite woman.
11 The sons of Levi; Gershon, Kohath, and Merari. 11 The sons of Levi: Gershon, Kohath and Merari.
12 The sons of Judah; Er, and Onan, and Shelah, and Pharez, and Zarah. Forsooth Er and Onan died in the land of Canaan; and the sons of Pharez were born, Hezron, and Hamul. (The sons of Judah; Er, and Onan, and Shelah, and Perez, and Zarah. And Er and Onan died in the land of Canaan; and the sons of Perez were Hezron and Hamul.) 12 The sons of Judah: Er, Onan, Shelah, Perez and Zerah (but Er and Onan had died in the land of Canaan). The sons of Perez: Hezron and Hamul.
13 The sons of Issachar; Tola, and Phuvah, and Job, and Shimron. 13 The sons of Issachar: Tola, Puah, Jashub and Shimron.
14 The sons of Zebulun; Sered, and Elon, and Jahleel. 14 The sons of Zebulun: Sered, Elon and Jahleel.
15 These be the sons of Leah, which she childed (to Jacob) in Mesopotamia of Syria, with Dinah, her daughter; all the souls of his sons and (of his) daughters (by Leah), (were) three and thirty. (These be the sons of Leah, whom she bare for Jacob in Paddan-aram, besides their daughter Dinah; all of his sons and his daughter by Leah, were three and thirty.) 15 These were the sons Leah bore to Jacob in Paddan Aram, besides his daughter Dinah. These sons and daughters of his were thirty-three in all.
16 The sons of Gad; Ziphion, and Haggi, Shuni, and Ezbon, Eri, and Arodi, and Areli. 16 The sons of Gad: Zephon, Haggi, Shuni, Ezbon, Eri, Arodi and Areli.
17 The sons of Asher; Jimnah, and Ishuah, and Isui, and Beriah; and Serah, the sister of them (and their sister Serah). The sons of Beriah; Heber, and Malchiel. 17 The sons of Asher: Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi and Beriah. Their sister was Serah. The sons of Beriah: Heber and Malkiel.
18 These were the sons of Zilpah, whom Laban gave to Leah, his daughter (whom Laban gave to his daughter Leah), and (through whom) Jacob begat these sixteen persons. 18 These were the children born to Jacob by Zilpah, whom Laban had given to his daughter Leah--sixteen in all.
19 The sons of Rachel, Jacob's wife, were Joseph and Benjamin. 19 The sons of Jacob's wife Rachel: Joseph and Benjamin.
20 And two sons were born to Joseph in the land of Egypt, Manasseh and Ephraim, which Asenath, [the] daughter of Potipherah, priest of Heliopolis, childed to him (bare for him). 20 In Egypt, Manasseh and Ephraim were born to Joseph by Asenath daughter of Potiphera, priest of On.
21 The sons of Benjamin were Belah, and Becher, and Ashbel, Gera, and Naaman, and Ehi, and Rosh, and Muppim, and Huppim, and Ard. 21 The sons of Benjamin: Bela, Beker, Ashbel, Gera, Naaman, Ehi, Rosh, Muppim, Huppim and Ard.
22 These were the sons of Rachel, the which Jacob begat (whom Jacob begat through her); all the persons were fourteen. 22 These were the sons of Rachel who were born to Jacob--fourteen in all.
23 The son of Dan; Hushim. 23 The son of Dan: Hushim.
24 The sons of Naphtali; Jahzeel, and Guni, and Jezer, and Shillem. 24 The sons of Naphtali: Jahziel, Guni, Jezer and Shillem.
25 These were the sons of Bilhah, whom Laban gave to Rachel his daughter (whom Laban gave to his daughter Rachel). And Jacob begat these (through Bilhah); all the souls were seven. 25 These were the sons born to Jacob by Bilhah, whom Laban had given to his daughter Rachel--seven in all.
26 And all the men that entered with Jacob into Egypt, and went out of his thigh, without his sons? wives, were sixty and six. (And so all those who went with Jacob to Egypt, and came out of his thigh, not including his sons? wives, were sixty-six.) 26 All those who went to Egypt with Jacob--those who were his direct descendants, not counting his sons' wives--numbered sixty-six persons.
27 Forsooth the sons of Joseph, that were born to him in the land of Egypt, were two men. (So) All the souls of the house of Jacob, that entered into Egypt, were seventy. 27 With the two sons who had been born to Joseph in Egypt, the members of Jacob's family, which went to Egypt, were seventy in all.
28 Forsooth Jacob sent Judah before him to Joseph, that he should tell to him, and he meet with them in Goshen. And when Jacob had come thither, (And Jacob sent Judah ahead, to tell Joseph to come and meet them in Goshen. And so when Jacob arrived there,) 28 Now Jacob sent Judah ahead of him to Joseph to get directions to Goshen. When they arrived in the region of Goshen,
29 Joseph went up in his chariot to meet his father at the same place (Joseph came up in his chariot, and met his father there). And he saw Jacob, and felled on his neck, and wept betwixt embracings. 29 Joseph had his chariot made ready and went to Goshen to meet his father Israel. As soon as Joseph appeared before him, he threw his arms around his father and wept for a long time.
30 And the father said to Joseph, Now I shall die joyful, for I have seen thy face, and I (shall) leave thee living. 30 Israel said to Joseph, "Now I am ready to die, since I have seen for myself that you are still alive."
31 And Joseph spake to his brethren, and to all his father's house(hold), (and said,) I shall go up, and tell to Pharaoh, and I shall say to him, My brethren, and the house(hold) of my father, that were in the land of Canaan, be come to me, 31 Then Joseph said to his brothers and to his father's household, "I will go up and speak to Pharaoh and will say to him, 'My brothers and my father's household, who were living in the land of Canaan, have come to me.
32 and they be men keepers of sheep, and have busyness of flocks to be fed (and these men be shepherds, and herdsmen, and be busy to feed their flocks, and their herds); (and) they brought with them their sheep, and (their) great beasts, and all things which they might have. 32 The men are shepherds; they tend livestock, and they have brought along their flocks and herds and everything they own.'
33 And when Pharaoh shall call you, and shall say, What is your work? 33 When Pharaoh calls you in and asks, 'What is your occupation?'
34 ye shall answer, We be thy servants, men shepherds (We, thy servants, be shepherds, and herdsmen), from our childhood till into this present time, both we and our fathers. Soothly ye shall say these things, (so) that ye may dwell in the land of Goshen, for Egyptians loathe all keepers of sheep. 34 you should answer, 'Your servants have tended livestock from our boyhood on, just as our fathers did.' Then you will be allowed to settle in the region of Goshen, for all shepherds are detestable to the Egyptians."