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Genesis 47 and 48
Goshen is not referred to in ancient Egyptian writings, but the name it bore in later times was the district of Rameses
Verse 2 FIVE
the word may be understood as implying dignity, valor, excellence, and pre-eminence: And the children of Dan sent of their family FIVE men מקצותם miktsotham, not from their coasts, but of the most eminent or excellent they had; and it is probable th...
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Genesis 42:1-4 (NASB)
1 Now Jacob saw that there was grain in Egypt, and Jacob said to his sons, "Why are you staring at one another?"
2 He said, "Behold, I have heard that there is grain in Egypt; go down there and buy some for us from that place, so that we may live and not die."
3 Then ten brothers of Joseph went down to buy grain from Egypt.
4 But Jacob did not send Joseph's brother Benjamin with his brothers, for he said, "I am afraid that harm may befall him." ...
Genesis 39:1 (NASB)
1 Now Joseph had been taken down to Egypt; and Potiphar, an Egyptian officer of Pharaoh, the captain of the bodyguard, bought him from the Ishmaelites, who had taken him down there.
The ancient Hebrew word officer may be translated “eunuch.” It was a common practice in ancient times to make those highest in the royal courts eunuchs, to ensure they would be wholly devoted to their king. Because this practice was co...Read Full Post »
Genesis 28:1-22 (NASB)
1 So Isaac called Jacob and blessed him and charged him, and said to him, "You shall not take a wife from the daughters of Canaan.
2 "Arise, go to Paddan-aram, to the house of Bethuel your mother's father; and from there take to yourself a wife from the daughters of Laban your mother's brother.
3 "May God Almighty bless you and make you fruitful and multiply you, that you may become a company of peoples.
4 "May He also give you the blessing o...Read Full Post »
Genesis 27:1-46 (NASB)
1 Now it came about, when Isaac was old and his eyes were too dim to see, that he called his older son Esau and said to him, "My son." And he said to him, "Here I am."
2 Isaac said, "Behold now, I am old and I do not know the day of my death.
3 "Now then, please take your gear, your quiver and your bow, and go out to the field and hunt game for me;
4 and prepare a savory dish for me such as I love, and bring it to me that I may eat, so that m...Read Full Post »