Jacob is comforted by God at Beer-sheba.
Genesis 46:1 Israel toke his iourney with all that he had and came vnto Berseba and offred offrynges vnto the God of his father Isaac. Genesis 46:2 And God sayde vnto Israel in a vision by nyghte and called vnto him: Iacob Iacob. And he answered: here am I. Genesis 46:3 And he sayde: I am that mightie God of thy father feare not to goo downe in to Egipte. For I will make of the there a great people. Genesis 46:4 I will go downe with ye in to Egipte and I will also bringe the vp agayne and Ioseph shall put his hand apon thine eyes.
Thence he with his company goeth into Egypt.
Genesis 46:5 And Iacob rose vp from Berseba. And ye sonnes of Israel I caried Iacob their father ad their childern and their wyues in the charettes which Pharao had sent to carie him. Genesis 46:6 And they toke their catell ad the goodes which they had gotten in the land of Canaan and came in to Egipte: both Iacob and all his seed with him Genesis 46:7 his sonnes and his sonnes sonnes with him: his doughters and his sonnes doughters and all his seed brought he with him in to Egipte.
The number of his family that went into Egypt.
Genesis 46:8 These are the names of the childern of Israel which came in to Egipte both Iacob and his sonnes: Rube Iacobs first sonne. Genesis 46:9 The childern of Ruben: Hanoch Pallu Hezron and Charmi.
Genesis 46:10 The childern of Simeon: Iemuel Iamin Ohad Iachin Zohar and Saul the sonne of a Cananitish woman
Genesis 46:11 The childern of Leui: Gerson Rahath and Merari.
Genesis 46:12 The childern of Iuda: Er Onan Sela Pharez and Zerah but Er and Onan dyed in the lande of Canaan. The childern of Pharez Hezro and Hamul.
Genesis 46:13 The childern of Isachar: Tola Phuva Iob and Semnon.
Genesis 46:14 The childern of Sebulon: Sered Elon and Iaheleel. Genesis 46:15 These be the childern of Lea which she bare vnto Iacob in Mesopotamia with his doughter Dina. All these soulles of his sonnes and doughters make .xxx and .vi.
Genesis 46:16 The childern of Gad: Ziphion Haggi Suni Ezbon Eri Arodi and Areli.
Genesis 46:17 The childern of Asser: Iemna Iesua Iesui Brya and Serah their sister. And the childern of Brya were Heber and Malchiel. Genesis 46:18 These are the childern of Silpha whom Laba gaue to Lea his doughter. And these she bare vnto Iacob in nombre xvi. soules. Genesis 46:19 The childern of Rahel Iacobs wife: Ioseph and ben Iamin.
Genesis 46:20 And vnto Ioseph in the lode of Egipte were borne: Manasses and Ephraim which Asnath the doughter of Potiphera preast of On bare vnto him.
Genesis 46:21 The childern of BenIamin: Bela Becher Asbel Gera Naeman Ehi Ros Mupim Hupim and Aro. Genesis 46:22 These are the childern of Rahel which were borne vnto Iacob: xiiij. soules all to gether.
Genesis 46:23 The childern of Dan: Husim.
Genesis 46:24 The childern of Nepthali? Iahezeel Guni Iezer and Sillem. Genesis 46:25 These are the sonnes of Bilha which Laban gaue vnto Rahel his doughter and she bare these vnto Iacob all together .vij. soulles Genesis 46:26 All the soulles that came with Iacob into Egipte which came out of his loyns (besyde his sonnes wifes) were all togither .lx. and .vi. soulles. Genesis 46:27 And the sonnes of Ioseph which were borne him in egipte were .ij. soules: So that all the soulles of the house of Iacob which came in to Egipte are lxx.
Joseph meeteth Jacob.
Genesis 46:28 And he sent Iuda before him vnto Ioseph that the waye myghte be shewed him vnto Gosan and they came in to the lande of Gosan Genesis 46:29 And Ioseph made redie his charett and went agaynst Israell his father vnto Gosan ad presented him selfe vnto him and fell on his necke and wepte vpon his necke a goode whyle. Genesis 46:30 And Israel sayd vnto Ioseph: Now I am cotet to dye in somoch I haue sene the that thou art yet alyue.
He instructeth his brethren how to answer to Pharaoh.
Genesis 46:31 And Ioseph sayde vnto his brethre and vnto his fathers house: I will goo and shewe Pharao and tell him: that my brethern and my fathers housse which were in the lade of Canaan are come vnto me Genesis 46:32 and how they are shepardes (for they were men of catell) and they haue brought their shepe and their oxen and all that they haue with them. Genesis 46:33 Yf Pharao call you and axe you what youre occupation Genesis 46:34 is saye: thi seruauntes haue bene occupyed aboute catell fro oure chilhode vnto this tyme: both we and oure fathers that ye maye dwell in the lande of Gosan. For an abhominacyon vnto the Egiptians are all that feade shepe.