Parallel Bible results for Genesis 50

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Genesis 50

NKJV 1 Then Joseph fell on his father's face, and wept over him, and kissed him. NIV 1 Joseph threw himself upon his father and wept over him and kissed him. NKJV 2 And Joseph commanded his servants the physicians to embalm his father. So the physicians embalmed Israel. NIV 2 Then Joseph directed the physicians in his service to embalm his father Israel. So the physicians embalmed him, NKJV 3 Forty days were required for him, for such are the days required for those who are embalmed; and the Egyptians mourned for him seventy days. NIV 3 taking a full forty days, for that was the time required for embalming. And the Egyptians mourned for him seventy days. NKJV 4 And when the days of his mourning were past, Joseph spoke to the household of Pharaoh, saying, "If now I have found favor in your eyes, please speak in the hearing of Pharaoh, saying, NIV 4 When the days of mourning had passed, Joseph said to Pharaoh's court, "If I have found favor in your eyes, speak to Pharaoh for me. Tell him, NKJV 5 'My father made me swear, saying, "Behold, I am dying; in my grave which I dug for myself in the land of Canaan, there you shall bury me." Now therefore, please let me go up and bury my father, and I will come back.' " NIV 5 'My father made me swear an oath and said, "I am about to die; bury me in the tomb I dug for myself in the land of Canaan." Now let me go up and bury my father; then I will return.' " NKJV 6 And Pharaoh said, "Go up and bury your father, as he made you swear." NIV 6 Pharaoh said, "Go up and bury your father, as he made you swear to do." NKJV 7 So Joseph went up to bury his father; and with him went up all the servants of Pharaoh, the elders of his house, and all the elders of the land of Egypt, NIV 7 So Joseph went up to bury his father. All Pharaoh's officials accompanied him--the dignitaries of his court and all the dignitaries of Egypt-- NKJV 8 as well as all the house of Joseph, his brothers, and his father's house. Only their little ones, their flocks, and their herds they left in the land of Goshen. NIV 8 besides all the members of Joseph's household and his brothers and those belonging to his father's household. Only their children and their flocks and herds were left in Goshen. NKJV 9 And there went up with him both chariots and horsemen, and it was a very great gathering. NIV 9 Chariots and horsemen also went up with him. It was a very large company. NKJV 10 Then they came to the threshing floor of Atad, which is beyond the Jordan, and they mourned there with a great and very solemn lamentation. He observed seven days of mourning for his father. NIV 10 When they reached the threshing floor of Atad, near the Jordan, they lamented loudly and bitterly; and there Joseph observed a seven-day period of mourning for his father. NKJV 11 And when the inhabitants of the land, the Canaanites, saw the mourning at the threshing floor of Atad, they said, "This is a deep mourning of the Egyptians." Therefore its name was called Abel Mizraim, which is beyond the Jordan. NIV 11 When the Canaanites who lived there saw the mourning at the threshing floor of Atad, they said, "The Egyptians are holding a solemn ceremony of mourning." That is why that place near the Jordan is called Abel Mizraim. NKJV 12 So his sons did for him just as he had commanded them. NIV 12 So Jacob's sons did as he had commanded them: NKJV 13 For his sons carried him to the land of Canaan, and buried him in the cave of the field of Machpelah, before Mamre, which Abraham bought with the field from Ephron the Hittite as property for a burial place. NIV 13 They carried him to the land of Canaan and buried him in the cave in the field of Machpelah, near Mamre, which Abraham had bought as a burial place from Ephron the Hittite, along with the field. NKJV 14 And after he had buried his father, Joseph returned to Egypt, he and his brothers and all who went up with him to bury his father. NIV 14 After burying his father, Joseph returned to Egypt, together with his brothers and all the others who had gone with him to bury his father. NKJV 15 When Joseph's brothers saw that their father was dead, they said, "Perhaps Joseph will hate us, and may actually repay us for all the evil which we did to him." NIV 15 When Joseph's brothers saw that their father was dead, they said, "What if Joseph holds a grudge against us and pays us back for all the wrongs we did to him?" NKJV 16 So they sent messengers to Joseph, saying, "Before your father died he commanded, saying, NIV 16 So they sent word to Joseph, saying, "Your father left these instructions before he died: NKJV 17 'Thus you shall say to Joseph: "I beg you, please forgive the trespass of your brothers and their sin; for they did evil to you." ' Now, please, forgive the trespass of the servants of the God of your father." And Joseph wept when they spoke to him. NIV 17 'This is what you are to say to Joseph: I ask you to forgive your brothers the sins and the wrongs they committed in treating you so badly.' Now please forgive the sins of the servants of the God of your father." When their message came to him, Joseph wept. NKJV 18 Then his brothers also went and fell down before his face, and they said, "Behold, we are your servants." NIV 18 His brothers then came and threw themselves down before him. "We are your slaves," they said. NKJV 19 Joseph said to them, "Do not be afraid, for am I in the place of God? NIV 19 But Joseph said to them, "Don't be afraid. Am I in the place of God? NKJV 20 But as for you, you meant evil against me; but God meant it for good, in order to bring it about as it is this day, to save many people alive. NIV 20 You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives. NKJV 21 Now therefore, do not be afraid; I will provide for you and your little ones." And he comforted them and spoke kindly to them. NIV 21 So then, don't be afraid. I will provide for you and your children." And he reassured them and spoke kindly to them. NKJV 22 So Joseph dwelt in Egypt, he and his father's household. And Joseph lived one hundred and ten years. NIV 22 Joseph stayed in Egypt, along with all his father's family. He lived a hundred and ten years NKJV 23 Joseph saw Ephraim's children to the third generation. The children of Machir, the son of Manasseh, were also brought up on Joseph's knees. NIV 23 and saw the third generation of Ephraim's children. Also the children of Makir son of Manasseh were placed at birth on Joseph's knees. NKJV 24 And Joseph said to his brethren, "I am dying; but God will surely visit you, and bring you out of this land to the land of which He swore to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob." NIV 24 Then Joseph said to his brothers, "I am about to die. But God will surely come to your aid and take you up out of this land to the land he promised on oath to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob." NKJV 25 Then Joseph took an oath from the children of Israel, saying, "God will surely visit you, and you shall carry up my bones from here." NIV 25 And Joseph made the sons of Israel swear an oath and said, "God will surely come to your aid, and then you must carry my bones up from this place." NKJV 26 So Joseph died, being one hundred and ten years old; and they embalmed him, and he was put in a coffin in Egypt. NIV 26 So Joseph died at the age of a hundred and ten. And after they embalmed him, he was placed in a coffin in Egypt.