Parallel Bible results for Genesis 46

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Genesis 46

GNT 1 Jacob packed up all he had and went to Beersheba, where he offered sacrifices to the God of his father Isaac. NIV 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. GNT 2 God spoke to him in a vision at night and called, "Jacob, Jacob!" "Yes, here I am," he answered. NIV 2 And God spoke to Israel in a vision at night and said, "Jacob! Jacob!" "Here I am," he replied. GNT 3 "I am God, the God of your father," he said. "Do not be afraid to go to Egypt; I will make your descendants a great nation there. NIV 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. GNT 4 I will go with you to Egypt, and I will bring your descendants back to this land. Joseph will be with you when you die." NIV 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." GNT 5 Jacob set out from Beersheba. His sons put him, their small children, and their wives in the wagons which the king of Egypt had sent. NIV 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. GNT 6 They took their livestock and the possessions they had acquired in Canaan and went to Egypt. Jacob took all his descendants with him: NIV 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. GNT 7 his sons, his grandsons, his daughters, and his granddaughters. NIV 7 He took with him to Egypt his sons and grandsons and his daughters and granddaughters--all his offspring. GNT 8 The members of Jacob's family who went to Egypt with him were his oldest son Reuben NIV 8 These are the names of the sons of Israel (Jacob and his descendants) who went to Egypt: Reuben the firstborn of Jacob. GNT 9 and Reuben's sons: Hanoch, Pallu, Hezron, and Carmi. NIV 9 The sons of Reuben: Hanoch, Pallu, Hezron and Carmi. GNT 10 Simeon and his sons: Jemuel, Jamin, Ohad, Jachin, Zohar, and Shaul, the son of a Canaanite woman. NIV 10 The sons of Simeon: Jemuel, Jamin, Ohad, Jakin, Zohar and Shaul the son of a Canaanite woman. GNT 11 Levi and his sons: Gershon, Kohath, and Merari. NIV 11 The sons of Levi: Gershon, Kohath and Merari. GNT 12 Judah and his sons: Shelah, Perez, and Zerah. (Judah's other sons, Er and Onan, had died in Canaan.) Perez' sons were Hezron and Hamul. NIV 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. GNT 13 Issachar and his sons: Tola, Puah, Jashub, and Shimron. NIV 13 The sons of Issachar: Tola, Puah, Jashub and Shimron. GNT 14 Zebulun and his sons: Sered, Elon, and Jahleel. NIV 14 The sons of Zebulun: Sered, Elon and Jahleel. GNT 15 These are the sons that Leah had borne to Jacob in Mesopotamia, besides his daughter Dinah. In all, his descendants by Leah numbered thirty-three. NIV 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. GNT 16 Gad and his sons: Zephon, Haggi, Shuni, Ezbon, Eri, Arod, and Areli. NIV 16 The sons of Gad: Zephon, Haggi, Shuni, Ezbon, Eri, Arodi and Areli. GNT 17 Asher and his sons: Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi, Beriah, and their sister Serah. Beriah's sons were Heber and Malchiel. NIV 17 The sons of Asher: Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi and Beriah. Their sister was Serah. The sons of Beriah: Heber and Malkiel. GNT 18 These sixteen are the descendants of Jacob by Zilpah, the slave woman whom Laban gave to his daughter Leah. NIV 18 These were the children born to Jacob by Zilpah, whom Laban had given to his daughter Leah--sixteen in all. GNT 19 Jacob's wife Rachel bore him two sons: Joseph and Benjamin. NIV 19 The sons of Jacob's wife Rachel: Joseph and Benjamin. GNT 20 In Egypt Joseph had two sons, Manasseh and Ephraim, by Asenath, the daughter of Potiphera, a priest in Heliopolis. NIV 20 In Egypt, Manasseh and Ephraim were born to Joseph by Asenath daughter of Potiphera, priest of On. GNT 21 Benjamin's sons were Bela, Becher, Ashbel, Gera, Naaman, Ehi, Rosh, Muppim, Huppim, and Ard. NIV 21 The sons of Benjamin: Bela, Beker, Ashbel, Gera, Naaman, Ehi, Rosh, Muppim, Huppim and Ard. GNT 22 These fourteen are the descendants of Jacob by Rachel. NIV 22 These were the sons of Rachel who were born to Jacob--fourteen in all. GNT 23 Dan and his son Hushim. NIV 23 The son of Dan: Hushim. GNT 24 Naphtali and his sons: Jahzeel, Guni, Jezer, and Shillem. NIV 24 The sons of Naphtali: Jahziel, Guni, Jezer and Shillem. GNT 25 These seven are the descendants of Jacob by Bilhah, the slave woman whom Laban gave to his daughter Rachel. NIV 25 These were the sons born to Jacob by Bilhah, whom Laban had given to his daughter Rachel--seven in all. GNT 26 The total number of the direct descendants of Jacob who went to Egypt was sixty-six, not including his sons' wives. NIV 26 All those who went to Egypt with Jacob--those who were his direct descendants, not counting his sons' wives--numbered sixty-six persons. GNT 27 Two sons were born to Joseph in Egypt, bringing to seventy the total number of Jacob's family who went there. NIV 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. GNT 28 Jacob sent Judah ahead to ask Joseph to meet them in Goshen. When they arrived, NIV 28 Now Jacob sent Judah ahead of him to Joseph to get directions to Goshen. When they arrived in the region of Goshen, GNT 29 Joseph got in his chariot and went to Goshen to meet his father. When they met, Joseph threw his arms around his father's neck and cried for a long time. NIV 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. GNT 30 Jacob said to Joseph, "I am ready to die, now that I have seen you and know that you are still alive." NIV 30 Israel said to Joseph, "Now I am ready to die, since I have seen for myself that you are still alive." GNT 31 Then Joseph said to his brothers and the rest of his father's family, "I must go and tell the king that my brothers and all my father's family, who were living in Canaan, have come to me. NIV 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. GNT 32 I will tell him that you are shepherds and take care of livestock and that you have brought your flocks and herds and everything else that belongs to you. NIV 32 The men are shepherds; they tend livestock, and they have brought along their flocks and herds and everything they own.' GNT 33 When the king calls for you and asks what your occupation is, NIV 33 When Pharaoh calls you in and asks, 'What is your occupation?' GNT 34 be sure to tell him that you have taken care of livestock all your lives, just as your ancestors did. In this way he will let you live in the region of Goshen." Joseph said this because Egyptians will have nothing to do with shepherds. NIV 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."