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32 Therefore the children of Israel eat rotjof Shechem, which is in the land of Canaan, of the sinew whiclı sliravk, which is upon the when he came from Padan-arum, and pitcr hollow of the thigh, unto tivis day: because ed his lent before the city. he truched the liollow of Jacob's iligle in die 19 And lie houghe a parcel of a field, sinew that shirank.

where he had spread his tent, at the balr) of CHAP. XXXII.

the children of Hamor, Sbechem's father


20 And lie erected there an altar, and call and, behold, Esau came, and with hiin four hundred men. And he divided the ed it El-elole-Israel. children unto Leah, and unto Rachel, and

CHAP. XXXIV. unto the two handinaids. 2 And lie put the landmaids and their chil-AND. Dinal the dnoghiter or Leal, which

she loare unto Jucoh, went out to see dren foremost, and Leah ane lier children the daugliters of the land. afier, and Rachel and Josephi hinderinost. ? And when Shechein die son of Humot

3 And be passed over before thein, and the Hlivile, prince of the country, saw ber, ke howed himself to the ground seven times, took lier, and lay will: lier, and defiled ler. until be caine near to his brother.

3 and his soul clave unto. Dimals, the 4 Aud Esau ran to meet hiin, and em- daughter of Jacob ; and he loved the duin. braced him, and tell on his neck, and kissid sel, and spake kind!y unto the dainsel. hin: and they wept.

4 l And Shechem spake unto his father 5 And he lified upolis eyes, and saw tlie Hamor, saying, Get in this damsel to wile women, and the children, and said, "Who are 5 And Jacob heard that lie bied defiled th: use willi thee? and lie said, "The children Dinal liis daugliter; (now his sons were which God hatıgraciously given thy servant. with his cattle in the held ;) and Jacob heid

6 Then the landmaidens came near. they lis peace until tey were come. and their civildren, and they bowed them- 6 And Hamor the father of Slechem wear selves :

out unto Jacob lo commune with himn. 7 And Leah also with her children came 7 And the sons of Jacob came out of the near, and how

themselves; and after came field when:hey heard it : and the men were Josepbe near aud Rachel, and they bowed grieved, and they were very siroth, heclusa themselves.

le bail wrouglie lolly in Israel, in lyir:g with 8 And he sail, ilhal memmest thou by a! Jacob's daugliter ; which thing ouzlit not to Baie drove wlich mrt? And he said, These be done.

1 ure to find grace in the sight of my lord. 8 And Hanor communed with them, say.

9 And Esau sail, I have enough, my bro-ing, The soul of niy son Shechem longeih aber : kempenat dioulasi unto thyselt. for your daugliter: I pray you give lier him

10 And Jacob said, Nay, I pray thee, if to wiic. now I have found grace in tiysiglil, then re. 9 And make ye marriages with us, ond mrive my preseniai mylund for therefore I give your daugliters unto us, and take car Bare goen thy lace, as though I had seen the daughters unto you. face of God, and thou was pleased with me. And ye shall dwell with $ : and the

11 Take, I pray thee, mi blessing tha: is land siiall be before you; dwella rid trade ye brought othee; because God hath dealt gra- therein, and get you posses.jous herein, ciously with me, and because I have enouglı. 11 And Shechem said unto le farlier. and And lie urged hiin, and he look it. untu her brethren, Let me tinci ice in your

12 And lie said, Let us take our journey, eyes, and what ye shall say l'ile ine I will and let us go, and I will go before tliee. give.

13 And he said unto lin, My lord know- 19 Ask he never so much dow? and gift, ethi that the cliildren ure iepier, and the and I will give according as ye xl ll say unflocks and herds with young are with me; to me: bu give me the damsel to vile. and it' men should overdrive then one day, 13 | Anu tlie sons of Jacob anayed Sle. all the flock will die.

chem and Hamor his father deceitf "y, and 14 Lel my lord, I pray thee, pass over be said, (because he Lied detiled Dio si their fore his servan!; and I will lead on softly, sister,) according as the cartie thine goeth before me 14 And they said unto tliem, W rinnat and the children be able to endure, until I do this thing, io give cur sister i on: tutis come unto my lord unto Seir.

wucircumcised : for that were a repri dati uo15 And Esau said, Let me now leave with to us : thee some of the folk that are with me. Andi. 15 But in this will we consent un'o piz; he said, What needeth il? let me find grace If ye will be as we be, that every male u in the siglit of my lord.

you be circumcised ; 16 So Esou returued that day on his way 16 Then will we give our daughters ucto unto Seir.

you, and we will take your daughters to u$ ; 17 1 And Jacob journeyed to Succoth, and we will dwell willi you, and we will treo and built bim an house, and made booths for coine one people. dois calle: therefore the name of the place is 17 But if ye will not bearken unto us, called Succoth.

tu be circumcised : then will we take ou i8 And Jacob came to Shalem, a cily daughter, and we will be gone


CIIAP XXV. 18 And their words pleused Hanor, and gods which were in their hand, and all their Bhechem Hamur's son.

ear-rings which were in their ears; and Ja. 19. And the young man deferred not to do cob hid them under the cak which sous by the thing, because he had delight in Jacob's Shechem. daughter: and he was more honourable diau 5. And they journeyerl: and the terror of ail the house of his father.

God was upon the cities that were round 29 1 And Hamer and Sl:ec!iem lis son about them, and they did cot pursue afier came unto the gate of their city, and com- the sons of Jacub. muned with the men of tbeir ciiy, saying, C# So Jacob came to Luz, which is in

21 These men are peaceable witi us, the land of Canaan, (that is, Beth-el,) he, therefore let them dwell in the land, and and all the people that were with bim. trade therein; for the land, behold,it is large 7 And lie built there an altar, and called. enough for them : let us take their daughters the place El-beth-el; because there God apto us for wives, and let us give them our peared unto him, wlien lip led from the face daughters.

of his brother. -28 Orly herein will the meu consent unto 81 But Deborah, Redekah's nurse, died, as for to dwell with us, to be one people, it and she was buried' beneath Beth-el under every male among us be circumcised, as an oak: and the name of it was called Allonthey are circumcised.

bachuth. 33 Sizal nol their cattle, and their sub- 9! And God appearcu unto Jacob again, staace, and every beast of theirs, be ours : when he came out of Pudan aram, and Diese only let us consent urilo them, and they wili eclum. dwell with us.

10 And God said unto lim, Thy name is 4 And unto Hamor, and unto Shechien Jacob: thy name shall lot be called any bis sun, bearkened all that went out of the more Jacobs, hie Israel shall be thy naine : gate of his city; and every male was circum- and he called his pame Israel. cised, all that went out of ille gate of his city. 11 And God said unto him, I am God Al

25 And it came to pass on the third day, igley ; be fruitful and multiply: a ration, *hen tiey were sore. that two of the sons of and a company of nations, sliall be of thee, Jacob, Sineun and Levi, L'inah's brethren, and kings stali come out of thy loins : took each man his sword, and came upon 12 And the land which I gave Abraham the city boldly, and slew all the males. and Isaac, to thee will I give it, send to thy

26 Ånu tey siew Hamor and Shechem seed after thee will I give the land. b's son with the edge of the sword; and took 13 And God went up from him in the Dinah out of Shechem's house, and went out. place where he talked with himn.

27 The sons of Jacob caine upon the slain, 14 1 And Jacob set up a pillar in the place und spoiled the city, because they had de- wliere be talked with him, even a pillar of filed their sister.

stone; and he poured a drink-offering there28 They took their sheep, and their oxen, on, and be poured oil thereon. and their asses, and that which was in the 15 Aud Jacob called the name of the place city, and that which wus in the field. where God spake with him, Beth-ei.

09 And all their wealih, and all their liide 16 | And they journeyed from Deth-el; ones, and their wives took they captive, and and there was bui a liule way to come to spoiled even all that was in the liouse. Ephrathi : and Rachel travailed, and she had

SO I And Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, hard labor. Ye have troubled me, to make me to stink 17 And it came to pass, when she was ia among the inhabitants of the land, among hard labor, thai tie inidwife said untu ber, the Canaanites and the Perizzites; and 1 Fear nut; Thou shalt have tiis son also. being few in number, they shall thein- 13 And it came io pass, as her soul was in selves together against me, and slay me; and departing, (for sbe died,) that she called his Islall be destroyed, I and my house. name Ben-oni: but his father called limp

31 And they said, Should he deal with our Benjanin. sister as wild ac harlot?

13 And Rachel died, and was buried iu CHAP. XXXV.

the way to Ephrath, which is Beth-leliein. AN

ND God said unto Jacob, Arise, go up 20.And Jacob set a pillar upon her grave:

lo Beth-ch, and dwell there ; and make that is the pillar of Racliels grave cuto this dere an aluar unto God, that appeared unto day: Hiee when thou fleddest from the face of 21 And Israel journeyed, and spread his Esiu thy brother.

ten! beyond the tower of Edar. 2 Tien Jacob said unto his household, 99 And i canie to pass, when Israel and to all that were with him, Put away the dwell in tha: lanct, that Reuben went and lay #range gods that are among you, and be with Billah his father's concubine: and Israel clean, and change your garments :

heurd it. Now the sons of Jacob were twelve. 3 And let us arise, and go up to Beth-el ; 23 The sons of Leah; Reuben, Jacob's dud I will make there an altar unto Gourist-born, and Simeon, and Levi, and Juwho answered me in the day of my distress, Jah, and Issachar, and Zebulun. ani was with me in the way which I went. A The sons of Racbel : Joseph and Bea. 4 And they gave unto Jacob all the strange jamin.


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GENESIS. 25 Anil the soils of Bilhah, Rachel's; Eliphaz, in the land of Edom: these ser handmaid; Dan and Napbiali.

lle sons of Adah. 29. And the sous of Zilpalı, Leah's hand- 17 And these are the sons of Reuel, Esau maid; Gad and Asher. These are the sons son ; duke Nahath, duke Zeralı, duke Sham of Jacob, which were born to bim in Pa- mah, duke Mizzah. These are the dukes that dan-aram.

came of Reuel in the land of Edom : these 27 I And Jacob came into Isaac his fa- are the sons of Bashemath, Esau's wise. ther unto Mamre, unto the city of Arba, 18 And these are the sons of Ahoihamah, which is Hebron,) where Abraham an: Esau's wise ; duke Jeush, duke Jaalam, duke Isaac sojourned.

Korah: these were the dukes that cume of Alic28 ^ And the days of Isaac were an bun- libamalı, the daughter of Anah, Esau's wife. dred and four:core years.

19 These are the sons of Esau, (who is 29 Aud Isaac gave up the ghost, and Edom,) and these are their dukes. died, and was gathered unio liis people, be- 0 These are the sons of Seir the Horiie, ir:g old and full of days; and his sons Esan who inhabited tle land; Lotan, and Shebal, and Jacob buried him.

and Zibeon, and Anal, CHAP. XXXVI.

21 And Dishon, and Ezer', and Disuan. these are the generations of Esau, These are the dukes of the Horites, the chil who is Edom.

dren or Seir in the land of Edom. 2 Esau took his wives of the daughters of 22 And the children of Lotan were Hori, Canaan; Adah the daugliter of Elou the and Ueman: and Lotan's sister was Timna Hittite, and Aholibamab' the daughter of "3 And the children of Slobal were diese. Allah, le daughter of Zibeon the Hivite; Alvan, and Manalaih, and Ebal, Slapphu,

3 And Bashemath, Ishmael's daughter, and Onam. sister of Nebajoth.

24 And these are the children of Zibeon ; 4. And Adah bare to Esau Eliphaz; and both Ajah, and Analı: this was thut Joak Bashemail bare Renel;

that round the mules in the wilderness, as 5 A!d Aholibamah bare Jeush, and Jaa- lie fed the asses of Zibeon his failer. lam, and Korah. These are the sons of Esau, 25 And the children of Anah were these; which were born unto him in the land of Dishon, and Aliolibamah the daugliti of Canaan.

Anab. 6 | And Esau took his wives, and his 26. And these are the children of Dislion bons, and his daughters, and all the persons Hendan, and Esliban, and Itluan, ind of his house, and liis cauile, and all his beasts, Cheran. and all liis substance, which he had got in 27 The children of Ezer are these ; Bil. the land of Canaan, and went into the coun- han, and Zaavan, and Akan. by from the face of his brother Jacob. 23 The children of Dislian are these ; l'z.

7 For their riches were more than that and Aran. they miglit dwell together; and the land 29 These are the dukes that cause of the wlierein Wey were strangers could not bear Horites; duke Lotan, duke Sbobal, duke them because of ilieir caitle.

Zibeon, duke Anal, 3 Thus dwelt Esau in mount Seir. Esau 30 Duke Dishon, duke Ezer, duke Di is Edoin.

sian. These are the dukes that came or Ho 91 And these are the generations of Esau, ri, among their dukes in the lamrlos Seir. the father of the Edomites, in moune Seir. 31 | And these are the kings that reigned

10 These are the names of Esau's sons; in the land of Edom, before there reignea Eliphaz the sou of Adab the wife of Exau; any king over the children of Israel. Reuel the son of Basheinath the wife of Esan. 32 And Bela the son of Beor reigned in E

11 And the sous of Eliphaz were 'Teman, Jom: and the name of his city was Dinhabah Omar, Zepho, and Gatam, and Kenaz, 33 And Bela died; and Jobab the song and

12 And Timna was concubine to Eliphaz, Zerab of Bozrah reigned in his slead. Esau's son; and she baie to Eliphaz, Ama

34 And Johab died; and Husham of the lek: these were the souls of Adah, Esau's land of Temani reigned in his stead, wile.

35 And Huslam died; and Hadad the 13 And these are the sons of Rcuel; Na- son of Bedad, (who smole Midian in the field ha h, and Zerali, Shammah, and Mizzab : of Moab,) reigned in his stead: aud tho these were the sons of Bashemaili, Esau's name of his city was Avith. wife.

36 And Hadad died; and Samlah of Mas 14 And these were the sons of Aholibamah, rekah reigned in his strad. the daughter of Anah, the daughter of Zi. 37 And Samlah died; and Saul of Reho beon Esau's wife; and she bare to Esau, both by the river reigned in his stead. Jeush, and Jaalam, and Korah.

33 And Saul died; and Baal-hanan the 15 T These were dukes of the sons of son of Achhor reigned in his stead. Esau; the sons of Eliphaz, the first-born

39 And Baal-lianan the son of Achber sc" of Esau; duke Teman, duke Omar, died; and Harlar reigned in his stead : and auke Zepho, (luke Kenaz,

the name of his city was Pau; and his wife's 16 Duke Korah, duke Gatam, and duke name was Mehelabel, the daugliter of Ma. Amalek. These are the dukes thut came of 'lied, the daughter of Mezahab.


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u And these are the names of use dukes hold, he was wandering in the held: and the that came of Esau, according to their fami- man asked him, saying, What seekest thon? lies, after their places, by their names ; duke 16 And he said, I seek my brethren : tell Timnah, duke Alvah, duke Jetlieth, ne, I pray thee, where they feed their flocks.

41 Duke Aholibamah, duke Elah, duke 17 And the man said, They are separted Pionn,

hence: for I heard them say,. Let us go to 42 Duke Kenaz, duke Teman, duke Mib-Dothan. And Joseph went after his breidtar,

ren, and found them in Dothan, 43 Duke Magdiel, duke liam. These be 18 1 And when they saw liim afar off, even the dukes of Edom, according to their habi- before he came near unto them, they con tations in the land of their possession: he is spired against him to slay jim. Fsau, the father of the Edomites.

19 And they said one to another, Behold CHAP. XXXVII.

this dreamer cometh. VD Jacob dwelt in the land wherein his 20 Come now therefore, and let us slay Caraan.

say, Some evil beast hath devoured him; 2 These are the generations of Jacob. Jo- and we shall see what will become of his septs, being sevemeen vears old, was feeding dreams. the flock with his brethren; and the lad uras 21 And Reuben heard it, and he delive with the sons of Billah, and with the sons ered him out of their hands; and said, Let of Zilpah, his father's wives: and Joseph us not kill him. brouglat unto his father their evil report, 29 And Reuben said unto them, Shed no

3 Now Isracl loved Joseph more than all his blood, Ini cast bin into this pit that is in ehildren, becanse he was the son of his old the wilderness, and lay no hand upon him, age: and he made him a coat of many colours. that he might rid Irim out of their hands, to

* And when his hretliren saw that their deliver liim to liis father again. father loved him more than all his brethren, 23 1 And it came to pass, when Josepła they hated hiin, and could not speak peace was come unto his breliiren, that they strip aby unto him.

ped Joseph out of his coat, his coat of many 59 And Joseph dreamed a dream, and colours, ihal uus on him; he told it his brethren: and they brated him 24 And they took hion, and cast himn intr gel the more.

ja pit: and the pit ius empty, there was no 6 And he said unto them, Hear, I pray water in it. you, this dream which I have dreamed 25 And they sat down to eat bread: ard

7 For, beinld, we were binding sheaves they lifted up their eyes and locked, anel in the field, and, lo, my sheas arose, and al-behold, a company of Islimaelites came from 80 stood upright; and, behold, your sheaves Gilead, with their chmels bearing spicery, stood round about, are made obeisance to and balm, and wyrrhı, going to carry it down my sheaf.

to Egypt. 8 And his brethren said unto liim, Shak 26" And Judah said unto liis brethren, ibou indeedreignover us? or shalt thou indeed What profit is it if we slay our brother, and have dominion over us? And they hated bim conceal his blocd? yet the more for his dreams and for his words. 27 Conie, and let us sell him to the Isb

9! And he dreamed yet another dream, maelites, and let coi our land be upon him; and told it bis brethren, and said, Behold, i for he is our brother, and our flesh: and his have dreamed a dream more; and, behold, brethren were content. the sun, and the moon, and the eleveu stars, 23 Then there passed by Midianites, mer. made obeisance to me.

chant-men; and they drew and lifted up 10 And he told it to his father, and to his Joseph out of the pit, and sold Joseph to the brytbaren; and his father rebuked him, and Ishmaelites for twenty pieces of silver: and

danto him, What is this dream that thou they brought Joseph into Egypt. hast dreamed Shall I, and thy mother, and 29 1 And Reuben returned unto the pit ; thy brethren, indeed come to bow down our-and, behold, Joseph was not in the pit: and selves to thee to tie earth?

he rent his clothes. !! And his brethren envied him; but his 30 And be returned unto his brethren, and Sauser observed the saying.

said, The child is not; and I, whither shall 12 9 And luis brethren went to feed their I go? father's flock in Sbechem.

31 And they took Joseph's coat, and kill13 And Israel said unto Joseplı

, Do not ed a kid of the goets, and dipped the coat in thy brethren feed the Rock in 'Shechem ? the blood : er me, and I will send thee unto them And] 32 And they sent the coat of many colours, be said to bim, Here am I.

and they brought it to their father; and said, 14 And he said to him, Go, I pray thee, This have we found : knuw now whether it see whether it be well with thy brethren, and be thy son's coat or no. well with the focks: and bring me word 33 And he knew it, and said, It is my son's

A. So he sent him out of the vale of coat: an evil beast hath devoured him: JoHebron, and he came to Shechem. seph is without doubt rent in pieces. 16 Anta certain man found him, and, be- ! 34 And Jacob rent his clothes, and put

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GENESIS. orckcloth upon his loins, and mourned for bisl, 17 And he said, I will send th:ee a kid from on many da yir.

the Rock. And she said, Wilt thou give me 35 And all his sons, and all his daughters, a pledge till thou send it? cose up tu comfort him, but he refused to be 18 And he said, What p.edge shall I give comforted : and he said, For I will go down thee? and she said, Thy signet, and thy Into the grave unto my son mourning. Thus braceleis, and thy staff that is in thine band: his father wept for him.

and lie gave it ler, and came in unto her: 36 And the Niidianites sold him into Egypt and she conceived by liim. unio Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh's, and 13 And she arose, and went away, and captain of the guard.

laid by hier vail from her, and put on the garCHAP. XXXVIII.

ments of lier widowhood. ND it came to pass at that tiine, that 20 And Judah sent the kid by the hand of

Jucah went down from lois brethren, his friend the Adullamile, to receive his and turned in to a certain Adullamite, whose pledge from the woman's lund; but he found bame was Hiralı.

2 And Sudah saw there a daughter of a 21 Then he asked the men of that place, certain Canaanite, uliose name uus Suuah; saying, Where is :le harlot that was openly and he took hier, and went in into her. liy die way-side? And they said, There was

3 And slie conceived, and bare a son; and no harlot in this poluce. be called his name Er.

2 And lie returned to Judah, and said, ! 4. And she conceived again, and bare a cannot find her; and also the men of the place son; and she called his name Onan. said, that there was no harlot in this pleice.

5 And she yet again conceived, and bare 23 And Judah said, Let ber take it iv her, a son ; and called his name Slielah; and lie lest we be sliamed: belold, I sent this kid, was at Chezib when slie bare him,

and thou hast not found her. 6 1 And Judalı took a wise for Er liis first- 24 \ And it came to pass, about three born, whose naine rous Tāliar.

monolis aster, that it was told Judah, saying, 7 And Er, Judalı's first-born, was wicked Tamar lliy daughter-in-law bath plaved ihe m the siglic of the LORD ; and the LOR!harlot; and also, bebold, sie is with child by slew hiin.

viloredom. Aud Jalal said, Bring hier soith, 3 And Judal said unto Onan, Go in unto and let her be burns. thy brother's wife, and narry lier, and raise 25 When she was brought forth, she sent up seed to thy brotlier.

to lier father-in-law, saying, By the man 9 And Onån knew that the seed should not wliose these are am I with child: and sin be his : and it came to pass, wlien lie went said, Discern, I pray tlace, whose are these, in unto his brother's wile, that he spilled it on the signet, and bracelels, and staff. the ground, lest that he should give seed to 26 And Judalı ack nowledged them, and his brother

said, She hath been more rig liteous than 1; 10 And the thing which he did displeased because that I gave her not to Shelal my son; the Lond; wherefore lie slew himn also. and he knew hier again no more.

11 Then said Judah to Tamar his daugh- 97 f And it came to pass, in the time of ter-in-la-v, Remain a widow at thy father's her travail, thai, behold, twins were iu lier house till Shelalı my son be grown : (for he womb. said, Lest peradventure lie die also, as liis 1.8 And it came to pass, wlien she travail brethren did.). And Tamar went and dwell ed, that the one put out his hand; and the in her father's liouse.

midwise took and bound upon liis haud a 12 [ And in process of time, the daughter scarlet iliread, saying, This came out first. of Shuah, Judah's wife, died; and Judah 9 And it came to pass, as lie drew back was comforted, and went up unto his sheep- his band, chat, behold, his brother came out shearers to Timnatlı, lie and his friend Hiral and she said, 'How hast thou broken forth? the Adullamitc.

this breach be upon thee: therefore his name 13 And it was told Tamar, saying, Behold, was called Pharez. thy father-in-law goeth up to Timnail to 30 And afterward came out liis brother, sliear his stecp.

that had the scarlei thread upon his hand14 And she put her widow's garments off and his name was called Zarah. from her, and covered her with a vail, and

CHAP. XXXIX. wrapped herself, and sat in an open pace, ND Joseph was brought down to Egypt;

A which is by the way to Timnath: for she saw and Potiphar, an officer of Pharach, cap that Shelah was grown, and she was not giv- tain of the guard, an Egyptian, bouglit hira en unto him to wife.

of the hands of tlie Islmaelites, which hod 15 When Judah saw her, he thought her lo brought him dowu thither, be an harlot; because she had covered her face. 2 And the LORD was with Joseph, and be

16 And he turned unto her by the way, was a prosperous man; and he was in the and said, Go lo, I pray thee, let me come in house of his master the Egyptian. unto thee; (for he knew not that she was his 3 And liis master saw that the LORD tous daughter-in-law.) And she said, What will with him, and that the LORD made all that tlou give me, that thou mayest come in unto he did to prosper in his band.

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