Jacob is comforted by God at Beer-sheba.
Genesis 46:1 And Israel tooke his iourney with all that hee had, and came to Beersheba, and offered sacrifices vnto the God of his father Isaac. Genesis 46:2 And God spake vnto Israel in the visions of the night, and said, Iacob, Iacob. And he said, Here am I. Genesis 46:3 And he said, I am God, the God of thy father, feare not to goe downe into Egypt: for I will there make of thee a great nation. Genesis 46:4 I will goe downe with thee into Egypt; and I will also surely bring thee vp [againe]: and Ioseph shall put his hand vpon thine eyes.
Thence he with his company goeth into Egypt.
Genesis 46:5 And Iacob rose vp from Beersheba: and the sonnes of Israel caried Iacob their father, and their litle ones, and their wiues, in the wagons which Pharaoh had sent to cary him. Genesis 46:6 And they tooke their cattell, and their goods which they had gotten in the land of Canaan, and came into Egypt, Iacob, and all his seed with him: Genesis 46:7 His sonnes, and his sonnes sonnes with him, his daughters, and his sonnes daughters, and all his seed brought he with him into Egypt.
The number of his family that went into Egypt.
Genesis 46:8 And these [are] the names of the children of Israel, which came into Egypt, Iacob and his sonnes: Reuben Iacobs first borne; Genesis 46:9 And the sonnes of Reuben, Hanoch, and Phallu, and Hezron, and Carmi.
Genesis 46:10 And the sonnes of Simeon: Iemuel, and Iamin, and Ohad, and Iachin, and Zohar, and Shaul the sonne of a Canaanitish woman.
Genesis 46:11 And the sonnes of Leui: Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.
Genesis 46:12 And the sonnes of Iudah: Er, and Onan, and Shelah, and Pharez, and Zerah: But Er & Onan died in the land of Canaan. And the sonnes of Pharez, were Hezron, and Hamul.
Genesis 46:13 And the sonnes of Issachar: Tola, and Phuuah, and Iob, and Shimron.
Genesis 46:14 And the sonnes of Zebulun: Sered, and Elon, and Iahleel. Genesis 46:15 These [bee] the sonnes of Leah, which she bare vnto Iacob in Padan-Aram, with his daughter Dinah: all the soules of his sonnes and his daughters, were thirtie and three.
Genesis 46:16 And the sonnes of Gad: Ziphion, and Haggi, Shuni, and Ezbon, Eri, and Arodi, and Areli.
Genesis 46:17 And the sonnes of Asher: Iimnah, and Ishuah, and Isui, and Beriah, and Serah their sister: And the sonnes of Beriah: Heber, and Malchiel. Genesis 46:18 These [are] the sonnes of Zilpah, whome Laban gaue to Leah his daughter: and these she bare vnto Iacob, euen sixteene soules. Genesis 46:19 The sonnes of Rachel Iacobs wife: Ioseph, and Beniamin.
Genesis 46:20 And vnto Ioseph in the lande of Egypt, were borne Manasseh and Ephraim, which Asenath the daughter of Poti-pherah Priest of On bare vnto him.
Genesis 46:21 And the sonnes of Beniamin [were] Belah, and Becher, and Ashbel, Gera, and Naaman, Ehi and Rosh, Muppim, and Huppim, and Ard. Genesis 46:22 These are the sonnes of Rachel which were borne to Iacob: all the soules were fourteene.
Genesis 46:23 And the sonnes of Dan: Hushim.
Genesis 46:24 And the sonnes of Naphtali: Iahzeel, and Guni, and Iezer, and Shillem. Genesis 46:25 These are the sonnes of Bilhah, which Laban gaue vnto Rachel his daughter, and she bare these vnto Iacob: all the soules were seuen. Genesis 46:26 All the soules that came with Iacob into Egypt, which came out of his loines, besides Iacobs sonnes wiues, all the soules [were] threescore and sixe. Genesis 46:27 And the sonnes of Ioseph, which were borne him in Egypt, [were] two soules: all the soules of the house of Iacob, which came into Egypt, were threescore and ten.
Joseph meeteth Jacob.
Genesis 46:28 And he sent Iudah before him vnto Ioseph, to direct his face vnto Goshen, and they came into the lande of Goshen. Genesis 46:29 And Ioseph made ready his charet, and went vp to meet Israel his father, to Goshen, and presented himselfe vnto him: and he fell on his necke, and wept on his necke a good while. Genesis 46:30 And Israel saide vnto Ioseph, Now let me die, since I haue seene thy face, because thou art yet aliue.
He instructeth his brethren how to answer to Pharaoh.
Genesis 46:31 And Ioseph said vnto his brethren, and vnto his fathers house, I will goe vp, and shew Pharaoh, and say vnto him, My brethren, & my fathers house, which [were] in the land of Canaan, are come vnto me. Genesis 46:32 And the men [are] sheapheards, for their trade hath bene to feed cattell: and they haue brought their flocks, and their heards, and all that they haue. Genesis 46:33 And it shall come to passe when Pharaoh shall call you, and shall say, What is your occupation? Genesis 46:34 That ye shall say, Thy seruants trade hath bene about cattell, from our youth euen vntill now, both we, and also our fathers: that ye may dwell in the land of Goshen; for euery shepheard is an abomination vnto the Egyptians.