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Genesis 46:1 ←
And Israel went on his journey with all he had, and came to Beer-sheba, where he made offerings to the God of his father Isaac.
Genesis 46:2 ←
And God said to Israel in a night-vision, Jacob, Jacob. And he said, Here am I.
Genesis 46:3 ←
And he said, I am God, the God of your father: go down to Egypt without fear, for I will make a great nation of you there:
Genesis 46:4 ←
I will go down with you to Egypt, and I will see that you come back again, and at your death Joseph will put his hands on your eyes.
Genesis 46:5 ←
Then Jacob went on from Beer-sheba; and the sons of Jacob took their father and their little ones and their wives in the carts which Pharaoh had sent for them.
Genesis 46:6 ←
And they took their cattle and all the goods which they had got in the land of Canaan, and came to Egypt, even Jacob and all his seed:
Genesis 46:7 ←
His sons and his sons' sons, his daughters and his daughters' sons and all his family he took with him into Egypt.
Genesis 46:8 ←
And these are the names of the children of Israel who came into Egypt, even Jacob and all his sons: Reuben, Jacob's oldest son;
Genesis 46:9 ←
And the sons of Reuben: Hanoch and Pallu and Hezron and Carmi;
Genesis 46:10 ←
And the sons of Simeon: Jemuel and Jamin and Ohad and Jachin and Zohar and Shaul, the son of a woman of Canaan;
Genesis 46:11 ←
And the sons of Levi: Gershon, Kohath, and Merari;
Genesis 46:12 ←
And the sons of Judah: Er and Onan and Shelah and Perez and Zerah: but Er and Onan had come to their death in the land of Canaan; and the sons of Perez were Hezron and Hamul.
Genesis 46:13 ←
And the sons of Issachar: Tola and Puah and Job and Shimron;
Genesis 46:14 ←
And the sons of Zebulun: Sered and Elon and Jahleel;
Genesis 46:15 ←
All these, together with his daughter Dinah, were the children of Leah, whom Jacob had by her in Paddan-aram; they were thirty-three in number.
Genesis 46:16 ←
And the sons of Gad: Ziphion and Haggi, Shuni and Ezbon, Eri and Arodi and Areli;
Genesis 46:17 ←
And the sons of Asher: Jimnah and Ishvah and Ishvi and Beriah, and Sarah, their sister; and the sons of Beriah: Heber and Malchiel.
Genesis 46:18 ←
These are the children of Zilpah, whom Laban gave to his daughter Leah, and Jacob had these sixteen children by her.
Genesis 46:19 ←
The sons of Jacob's wife Rachel: Joseph and Benjamin.
Genesis 46:20 ←
And Joseph had Manasseh and Ephraim in the land of Egypt, by Asenath, the daughter of Poti-phera, priest of On.
Genesis 46:21 ←
And the sons of Benjamin were Belah and Becher and Ashbel, Gera and Naaman, Ehi and Rosh, Muppim and Huppim and Ard.
Genesis 46:22 ←
All these were the children of Rachel whom Jacob had by her, fourteen persons.
Genesis 46:23 ←
And the son of Dan was Hushim.
Genesis 46:24 ←
And the sons of Naphtali: Jahzeel and Guni and Jezer and Shillem.
Genesis 46:25 ←
These were the children of Bilhah, whom Laban gave to his daughter Rachel, seven persons.
Genesis 46:26 ←
All the persons who came with Jacob into Egypt, the offspring of his body, were sixty-six, without taking into account the wives of Jacob's sons.
Genesis 46:27 ←
And the sons of Joseph whom he had in Egypt were two. Seventy persons of the family of Jacob came into Egypt.
Genesis 46:28 ←
Now he had sent Judah before him to Goshen, to get word from Joseph; and so they came to the land of Goshen.
Genesis 46:29 ←
And Joseph got his carriage ready and went to Goshen for the meeting with his father; and when he came before him, he put his arms round his neck, weeping.
Genesis 46:30 ←
And Israel said to Joseph, Now that I have seen you living again, I am ready for death.
Genesis 46:31 ←
And Joseph said to his brothers and to his father's people, I will go and give the news to Pharaoh, and say to him, My brothers and my father's people, from the land of Canaan, have come to me;
Genesis 46:32 ←
And these men are keepers of sheep and owners of cattle, and have with them their flocks and their herds and all they have.
Genesis 46:33 ←
Now when Pharaoh sends for you and says, What is your business?
Genesis 46:34 ←
You are to say, Your servants have been keepers of cattle from our early days up to now, like our fathers; in this way you will be able to have the land of Goshen for yourselves; because keepers of sheep are unclean in the eyes of the Egyptians.