1902 Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR)
1 The mourning for Jacob. 4 Joseph getteth leave of Pharaoh to go to bury him. 7 The funeral. 15 Joseph comforteth his brethren, who craved his pardon. 22 His age. 23 He seeth the third generation of his sons. 24 He prophesieth unto his brethren of their return. 25 He taketh an oath of them for his bones. 26 He dieth, and is chested.
50:1 ¶ And Joseph fell upon the face of his father, and wept upon him, and kissed him.
50:2 Then Joseph commanded his servants, the physicians, to embalm his father,so the physicians embalmed Israel.
50:3 And they fulfilled for him forty days, for, so, are they wont to fulfill the days of the embalmed,and the Egyptians wept for him seventy days.
50:4 And, when the days of weeping for him were passed, Joseph spake unto the house of Pharaoh, saying,If, I pray you, I have found favour in your eyes, speak ye, I pray you, in the ears of Pharaoh, saying:
50:5 My father, made me swear, saying,Lo! I, am about to die,in my grave which I digged for myself, in the land of Canaan, there, shalt thou bury me. Now, therefore, let me go up, I pray thee, and bury my father, and return.
50:6 And Pharaoh said,Go up, and bury thy father, according as he made thee swear.
50:7 ¶ So Joseph went up, to bury his father,and there went up with him all the servants of Pharaoh, the elders of his house, and all the elders of the land of Egypt;
50:8 and all the house of Joseph, and his brethren, and the house of his father,only, their little ones and their flocks and their herds, left they, in the land of Goshen.
50:9 And there went up with him, both chariots, and horsemen,so it came to pass that, the company, was exceeding great.
50:10 And they came in, as far as the threshing-floor of the Buckthorn, which is beyond the Jordan, then wailed they therean exceeding great and grievous wailing,and he made for his father a mourning, of seven days.
50:11 And, when the dwellers in the landthe Canaanitessaw the mourning in the threshing-floor of the Buckthorn, they said,A grievous mourning, this! for the Egyptians. For this cause, was the name thereof called, Abel Mizraim, which is beyond the Jordan.
50:12 And his sons did for him thus, as he had commanded them;
50:13 so his sons carried him to the land of Canaan, and buried him in the cave of the field of Machpelah,which Abraham boughtwith the fieldfor a possession of a buryingplace, from Ephron the Hittite, over against Mamre.
50:14 Then Joseph returned to Egypt, he, and his brethren, and all who had been up with him to bury his father,after he had buried his father.
50:15 ¶ Now, when the brethren of Joseph saw that their father was dead, they saidOh! if Joseph should lie in wait for us,and, should return, to us, all the evil wherewith we requited him!
50:16 So they sent in charge unto Joseph, saying,Thy father, gave command, before he died, saying:
50:17 Thus, shall ye say to JosephAh now! do forgive, we pray thee, the transgression of thy brethren and their sin, in that, with evil, they requited thee. Now, therefore, grant forgiveness, we pray thee, for the transgression of the servants of the God of thy father! And Joseph wept, when they spake unto him.
50:18 Then went his brethren also, and fell down before him,and said, Behold us! Thine, for servants.
50:19 And Joseph said unto themDo not fear,although, in place of God, I am.
50:20 Ye, indeed, planned against me, evil,God, planned it, for good, for the sake of doing, as at this day, to save alive much people.
50:21 Now, therefore, do not fear! I, will nourish you, and your little ones. Thus he consoled them, and spake unto their heart.
50:22 ¶ And Joseph abode in Egypt, he, and his father's house,and Joseph lived, a hundred and ten years.
50:23 And Joseph saw, Ephraim's, sons of three generations,moreover, the sons of Machir, son of Manasseh, were born upon Joseph's knees.
50:24 Then said Joseph unto his brethren, I, am about to die,but, God, will, surely concern, himself for you, so will he take you up out of this land, into the land, which he sware to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.
50:25 Then Joseph made the sons of Israel swear, saying,God will, surely concern, himself for you, So shall ye carry up my bones, from hence.
50:26 So Joseph died, being a hundred and ten years old,and they embalmed him, and put him in a coffin, in Egypt.
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