The mourning for Jacob.
Genesis 50:1 And Ioseph fell vpon hys fathers face, and wepte vpon hym, and kyssed hym. Genesis 50:2 And Ioseph commaunded hys seruauntes the Phisicyons, to embawme hys father, and the Phisicyons embawmed Israel Genesis 50:3 .xl. dayes longe, for so longe doth the embawmynge last, and the Egyptians bewayled hym .lxx. dayes.
Joseph getteth leave of Pharaoh to go to bury him.
Genesis 50:4 And when the dayes of wepynge were ended, Ioseph spake vnto the house of Pharao sayinge: If I haue founde fauoure in youre eyes, speake in the eares of Pharao sayinge: Genesis 50:5 my father made me swere & sayde: loo, I dye, burye me in my graue whych I haue made me in the lande of Chanaan. Nowe therfore let me goo and burye my father, and than wyll I come agayne. Genesis 50:6 And Pharao sayde, goo and burye thy father, accordynge as he made the swere.
Genesis 50:7 And Ioseph went vp to burye hys father, and with hym went all the seruauntes of Pharao that were the elders of his house, and all the elders of the lande of Egypte, Genesis 50:8 & all the house of Ioseph, and his brethren and hys fathers house, only theyr chyldren and their shepe and their catell lefte they behynde in þe land of Gosan. Genesis 50:9 And there went with him also Charettes and horssmen: & it was an exceadynge great companye. Genesis 50:10 And they came to the corne floore of Atad whyche is beyonde Jordane, and there they made a great and exceadynge sore lamentacyon. And he mourned for hys father .vij. dayes. Genesis 50:11 And when the inhabiters of the lande (euen the Cananytes) sawe the mournynge in the corne floore of Atad, they sayde: thys is a greate mournynge vnto the Egyptians. Wherfore þe name of the place is called, The mournynge of the Egyptians, and it is beyonde Iordane: Genesis 50:12 And hys sonnes dyd vnto him accordynge as he had commaunded them. Genesis 50:13 For hys sonnes caryed him in to the lande of Canaan, and buryed him in the double caue of the felde: which caue Abraham boughte, and the felde also, to be a place to burye in, of Ephron þe Hethite before Mamre.
Genesis 50:14 And Ioseph returned in to Eygpte agayne, he and hys brethren (and all that went vp with him to burye hys father,) assone as he had buryed hym.
Joseph comforteth his brethren, who craved his pardon.
Genesis 50:15 And when Iosephs brethren sawe that their father was dead, they sayde: Ioseph myghte fortune to hate vs & rewarde vs agayne all the euell which we dyd vnto him. Genesis 50:16 And they did a commaundement vnto Ioseph sayinge, thy father charged vs before hys deeth sayinge: Genesis 50:17 Thys wyse shall ye saye vnto Ioseph, forgeue (I praye the) the trespace of thy brethren, and theyr synne: for they rewarded þt euell. And nowe (we praye the) forgeue the trespace of the seruauntes of thy fathers God. And Ioseph wept, when they spake vnto hym. Genesis 50:18 For hys brethren came vnto hym, & fell flat before hys face sayinge: beholde, we be thy seruauntes. Genesis 50:19 To whom Ioseph sayde feare not. Am I God? Genesis 50:20 Ye thought euell agaynste me: but God turned it vnto good, to brynge to passe, as it is thys daye, and to saue moch people alyue. Genesis 50:21 Feare not therfore, Nowe, I wyll noryshe you, and youre chyldren, and he comforted them, & spake kyndly vnto them.
Genesis 50:22 Ioseph dwelt in Egypte he and hys fathers house, and Ioseph lyued an hundred and .x. yere.
He seeth the third generation of his sons.
Genesis 50:23 And Ioseph sawe Ephraims chyldren, euen vnto the thyrde generacyon. And vnto Machir the sonne of Manasses were chyldren borne, on Ioseph knees.
He prophesieth unto his brethren of their return.
Genesis 50:24 And Ioseph sayde vnto hys brethren: I dye. And God wyll suerlye vysett you & brynge you out of this lande, vnto the lande whych he sware vnto Abraham, Isaac and Iacob.
He taketh an oath of them for his bones.
Genesis 50:25 And Ioseph toke an ooth of the chyldren of Israel, sayinge: God wyll not fayle but vysett you: and ye shall carye my boones hence.
He dieth, and is chested.
Genesis 50:26 And so Ioseph dyed, when he was an hundred & .x. yere olde. And they enbawmed hym wyth spices, puttynge him in a chest in Egypte.