Genesis 46

And Israel departed, he and all that he had, and came to the Well of the Oath; and he offered sacrifice to the God of his father Isaac. And God spoke to Israel in a night vision, saying, Jacob, Jacob; and he said, What is it? And He said to him, I am the God of your fathers; fear not to go down into Egypt, for I will make of you a great nation there. And I will go down with you into Egypt, and I will bring you up at the end; and Joseph shall put his hands on your eyes. And Jacob rose up from the Well of the Oath; and the sons of Israel took up their father, and the baggage, and their wives on the wagons, which Joseph sent to take them. And they took up their goods, and all their property, which they had gotten in the land of Canaan, and they came into the land of Egypt; Jacob, and all his seed with him. The sons, and the sons of his sons with him; his daughters, and the daughters of his daughters; and he brought all his seed into Egypt. And these are the names of the sons of Israel that went into Egypt with their father Jacob-Jacob and his sons. The firstborn of Jacob was Reuben. And the sons of Reuben were Hanoch, Pallu, Hezron, and Carmi. 10 And the sons of Simeon were Jemuel, Jamin, Ohad, Jachin, Zohar, and Shaul, the son of a Canaanite woman. 11 And the sons of Levi were Gershon, Kohath, and Merari. 12 And the sons of Judah were Er, Onan, Shelah, Perez, and Zerah (but Er and Onan died in the land of Canaan). 13 And the sons of Perez were Esron, and Jemuel. And the sons of Issachar were Tola, Puvah, Job, and Shimron. 14 And the sons of Zebulun were Sered, Elon, and Jahleel. 15 These are the sons of Leah, which she bore to Jacob in Mesopotamia of Syria, with Dinah his daughter; all the persons, sons and daughters, were thirty-three. 16 And the sons of Gad were Ziphion, Haggi, Shuni, Ezbron, Eri, Arodi, and Areli. 17 And the sons of Asher were Jimnah, Ishuah, Isui, Beriah, and Serah, their sister. And the sons of Beriah were Heber and Malchiel. 18 These are the sons of Zilpah, whom Laban gave to his daughter Leah, who bore these to Jacob, sixteen persons. 19 And the sons of Rachel, the wife of Jacob, were Joseph and Benjamin. 20 And there were sons born to Joseph in the land of Egypt, whom Asenath, the daughter of Poti-Pherah, priest of Heliopolis, bore to him, even Manasseh and Ephraim. And there were sons born to Manasseh, which the Syrian concubine bore to him, even Machir. And Machir begot Gilead. And the sons of Ephraim, the brother of Manasseh were Sutalaam, and Taam. And the son of Sutalaam was Edom. 21 And the sons of Benjamin were Belah, Becher, and Ashbel. And the sons of Belah were Gera, Naaman, Ehi, Rosh, and Muppim. And Gera begot Ard. 22 These are the sons of Rachel, which she bore to Jacob; eighteen persons in all. 23 The son of Dan was Hushim. 24 And the sons of Naphtali were Jahzeel, Guni, Jezer, and Shillem. 25 These are the sons of Bilhah, whom Laban gave to his daughter Rachel, who bore these to Jacob; seven persons in all. 26 And all the souls that came with Jacob into Egypt, who came out of his loins, besides the wives of the sons of Jacob, were sixty-six persons in all. 27 And the sons of Joseph, who were born to him in the land of Egypt were nine persons. All the persons of the house of Jacob who came with Joseph into Egypt were seventy-five persons. 28 And he sent Judah before him to Joseph, to meet him to the City of Heroes, into the land of Rameses. 29 And Joseph, having made ready his chariots, went up to meet Israel his father, at the City of Heroes; and having appeared to him, he fell on his neck, and wept with abundant weeping. 30 And Israel said to Joseph, After this I will gladly die, since I have seen your face, for you are yet living. 31 And Joseph said to his brothers, I will go up and tell Pharaoh, and will say to him, My brothers, and my father's house, who were in the land of Canaan, have come to me. 32 And the men are shepherds; for they have been feeders of cattle, and they have brought with them their cattle, and their cows, and all their property. 33 If then Pharaoh calls you, and says to you, What is your occupation? 34 You shall say, We your servants are herdsmen from our youth until now, both we and our fathers: that you may dwell in the land of Goshen of Arabia, for every shepherd is an abomination to the Egyptians.
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