The Douay-Rheims Bible Genesis 46

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GEN 46:1  And Israel taking his journey, with all that he had, came to the well of the oath, and killing victims there to the God of his father Isaac,

GEN 46:2  He heard him by a vision in the night calling him, and saying to him: Jacob, Jacob. And he answered him: Lo, here I am.

GEN 46:3  God said to him: I am the most mighty God of thy father: fear not, go down into Egypt, for I will make a great nation of thee there.

GEN 46:4  I will go down with thee thither, and will bring thee back again from thence: Joseph also shall put his hands upon thy eyes.

GEN 46:5  And Jacob rose up from the well of the oath: and his sons took him up, with their children and wives in the wagons, which Pharao had sent to carry the old man,

GEN 46:6  And all that he had in the land of Chanaan, and he came into Egypt with all his seed:”

GEN 46:7  His sons, and grandsons, daughters, and all his offspring together.

GEN 46:8  And these are the names of the children of Israel, that entered into Egypt, he and his children. His firstborn Ruben,

GEN 46:9  The sons of Ruben: Henoch and Phallu, and Hesron and Charmi.

GEN 46:10  The sons of Simeon: Jamuel and Jamin and Ahod, and Jachin and Sohar, and Saul the son of a woman of Chanaan.

GEN 46:11  The sons of Levi: Gerson and Caath and Merari.

GEN 46:12  The sons of Juda: Her and Onan and Sela and Phares and Zara. And Her and Onan died in the land of Chanaan. And sons were born to Phares: Hesron and Hamul.

GEN 46:13  The sons of Issachar: Thola and Phua and Job and Semron.

GEN 46:14  The sons of Zabulon: Sared and Elo and Jahelel.

GEN 46:15  These are the sons of Lia, whom she bore in Mesopotamia of Syria, with Dins his daughter. All the souls of her sons and daughters, thirty-three.

GEN 46:16  The sons of Cad: Sephian and Haggi and Suni and Esebon and Heri and Arodi and Areli.

GEN 46:17  The sons of Beer: Jamne and Jesua and Jessuri and Beria, and Sara their sister. The sons of Beria: Heber and Melchiel.

GEN 46:18  These are the sons of Zelpha, whom Laban gave to Lia his daughter. And these she bore to Jacob, sixteen souls.

GEN 46:19  The sons of Rachel Jacob’s wife: Joseph and Benjamin.

GEN 46:20  And sons were born to Joseph, in the land of Egypt, whom Aseneth the daughter of Putiphare priest of Heliopolis bore him: Manasses and Ephraim.

GEN 46:21  The sons of Benjamin: Bela and Bechor and Asbel and Gera and Naaman and Echi and Ros and Mophim and Ophim and Ared.

GEN 46:22  These are the sons of Rachel, whom she bore to Jacob: all the souls, four- teen.

GEN 46:23  The sons of Dan: Husim.

GEN 46:24  The sons of Nephtali: Jaziel and Guni and Jeser and Sallem.

GEN 46:25  These are the sons of Bala, whom Laban gave to Rachel his daughter: and these she bore to Jacob: all the souls, seven.

GEN 46:26  All the souls that went with Jacob into Egypt, and that came out of his thigh, besides his sons' wives, sixty-six.

GEN 46:27  And the sons of Joseph, that were born to him in the land of Egypt, two souls. All the souls of the house of Jacob, that entered into Egypt, were seventy.

GEN 46:28  And he sent Juda before him to Joseph, to tell him; and that he should meet him in Gessen.

GEN 46:29  And when he was come thither, Joseph made ready his chariot, and went up to meet his father, in the same place: and seeing him, he fell upon his neck, and embracing him wept.

GEN 46:30  And the father said to Joseph: Now shall I die with joy, because I have seen thy face, and leave thee alive.

GEN 46:31  And Joseph said to his brethren, and to all his father’s house: I will go up, and will tell Pharao, and will say to him: My brethren and my father’s house, that were in the land of Chanaan, are come to me:

GEN 46:32  And the men are shepherds, and their occupation is to feed cattle: their flocks and herds, and all they have, they have brought with them.

GEN 46:33  And when he shall call you, and shall say: What is your occupation?

GEN 46:34  You shall answer: We thy servants are shepherds, from our infancy until now, both we and our fathers. And this you shall say, that you may dwell in the land of Gessen, because the Egyptians have all shepherds in abomination.