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Genesis 50

RSV 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. RSV 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, RSV 3 forty days were required for it, for so many are required for embalming. And the Egyptians wept 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. RSV 4 And when the days of weeping for him were past, Joseph spoke to the household of Pharaoh, saying, "If now I have found favor in your eyes, speak, I pray you, in the ears 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, RSV 5 My father made me swear, saying, 'I am about to die: in my tomb which I hewed out for myself in the land of Canaan, there shall you bury me.' Now therefore let me go up, I pray you, and bury my father; then I will return." 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.' " RSV 6 And Pharaoh answered, "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." RSV 7 So Joseph went up to bury his father; and with him went up all the servants of Pharaoh, the elders of his household, 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-- RSV 8 as well as all the household of Joseph, his brothers, and his father's household; only their children, their flocks, and their herds were 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. RSV 9 And there went up with him both chariots and horsemen; it was a very great company. NIV 9 Chariots and horsemen also went up with him. It was a very large company. RSV 10 When they came to the threshing floor of Atad, which is beyond the Jordan, they lamented there with a very great and sorrowful lamentation; and he made a mourning for his father seven days. 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. RSV 11 When the inhabitants of the land, the Canaanites, saw the mourning on the threshing floor of Atad, they said, "This is a grievous mourning to the Egyptians." Therefore the place was named A'bel-mizraim; it 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. RSV 12 Thus his sons did for him as he had commanded them; NIV 12 So Jacob's sons did as he had commanded them: RSV 13 for his sons carried him to the land of Canaan, and buried him in the cave of the field at Mach-pe'lah, to the east of Mamre, which Abraham bought with the field from Ephron the Hittite, to possess as a burying 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. RSV 14 After he had buried his father, Joseph returned to Egypt with his brothers and all who had gone 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. RSV 15 When Joseph's brothers saw that their father was dead, they said, "It may be that Joseph will hate us and pay us back 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?" RSV 16 So they sent a message to Joseph, saying, "Your father gave this command before he died, NIV 16 So they sent word to Joseph, saying, "Your father left these instructions before he died: RSV 17 'Say to Joseph, Forgive, I pray you, the transgression of your brothers and their sin, because they did evil to you.' And now, we pray you, forgive the transgression of the servants of the God of your father." 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. RSV 18 His brothers also came and fell down before him, and said, "Behold, we are your servants." NIV 18 His brothers then came and threw themselves down before him. "We are your slaves," they said. RSV 19 But Joseph said to them, "Fear not, 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? RSV 20 As for you, you meant evil against me; but God meant it for good, to bring it about that many people should be kept alive, as they are today. 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. RSV 21 So do not fear; I will provide for you and your little ones." Thus he reassured them and comforted 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. RSV 22 So Joseph dwelt in Egypt, he and his father's house; and Joseph lived a hundred and ten years. NIV 22 Joseph stayed in Egypt, along with all his father's family. He lived a hundred and ten years RSV 23 And Joseph saw E'phraim's children of the third generation; the children also of Machir the son of Manas'seh were born upon 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. RSV 24 And Joseph said to his brothers, "I am about to die; but God will visit you, and bring you up out of this land to the land 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." RSV 25 Then Joseph took an oath of the sons of Israel, saying, "God will 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." RSV 26 So Joseph died, being a 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.