The mourning for Jacob.
Genesis 50:1 And Ioseph fell apon his fathers face and wepte apon him and kyssed him. Genesis 50:2 And Ioseph commaunded his seruauntes that were Phisicions to embawme his father and the Phisicios ebawmed Israel Genesis 50:3 .xl. dayes loge for so loge doth ye embawminge last and the Egiptians bewepte him .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 ye house of Pharao saynge: Yf I haue founde fauoure in youre eyes speake vnto Pharao and tell him how that Genesis 50:5 my father made me swere and sayde: loo Ioye se that thou burye me in my graue which I haue made me in the lande of Canaan. Now therfore let me goo and burye my father ad tha will I come agayne. Genesis 50:6 And Pharao sayde goo and burye thy father acordynge as he made the swere.
Genesis 50:7 And Ioseph went vp to burie his father and with him went all the seruauntes of Pharao that were the elders of his house ad all ye elders of Egipte Genesis 50:8 and all the house of Ioseph ad his brethern and his fathers house: only their childern and their shepe and their catell lefte they behinde them in the lande of Gosan. Genesis 50:9 And there went with him also Charettes and horsemen: so that they were an exceadynge great companye. Genesis 50:10 And when they came to ye feld of Atad beyonde Iordane there they made great and exceadinge sore lamentacio. And he morned for his father .vij. dayes. Genesis 50:11 When the enhabiters of the lande the Cananytes sawe the moornynge in ye felde of Atad they saide: this is a greate moornynge which the Egiptians make. Wherfore ye name of the place is called Abel mizraim which place lyeth beyonde Iordane. Genesis 50:12 And his sonnes dyd vnto him acordynge as he had commaunded them. Genesis 50:13 And his sonnes caried him in to the land of Canaan and buryed him in the double caue which Abraha had boughte with the felde to be a place to burye in of Ephron the Hethite before Mamre.
Genesis 50:14 And Ioseph returned to Egipte agayne and his brethern and all that went vp with him to burye his father assone as he had buryed him.
Joseph comforteth his brethren, who craved his pardon.
Genesis 50:15 Whe Iosephs brethern sawe that their father was deade they sayde: Ioseph myghte fortune to hate us and rewarde us agayne all the euell which we dyd vnto him. Genesis 50:16 They dyd therfore a commaundment vnto Ioseph saynge: thy father charged before his deth saynge. Genesis 50:17 This wise say vnto Ioseph forgeue I praye the the trespace of thy brethern and their synne for they rewarded the euell. Now therfore we praye the forgeue the trespace of the servuantes of thy fathers God. And Ioseph wepte when they spake vnto him. Genesis 50:18 And his brethern came ad fell before him and sayde: beholde we be thy servauntes. Genesis 50:19 And Ioseph sayde vnto them: feare not for am not I vnder god? Genesis 50:20 Ye thoughte euell vnto me: but God turned it vnto good to bringe to passe as it is this daye euen to saue moch people a lyue Genesis 50:21 feare not therfore for I will care for you and for youre childern and he spake kyndly vnto them.
Genesis 50:22 Ioseph dwelt in Egipte and his fathers house also ad lyved an hundred and .x. yere.
He seeth the third generation of his sons.
Genesis 50:23 And Ioseph sawe Ephraims childern eue vnto the thyrde generation. And vnto Machir the sonne of Manasses were childern borne and satt on Iosephs knees.
He prophesieth unto his brethren of their return.
Genesis 50:24 And Ioseph sayde vnto his brethern: I die And God will suerlie vysett you and bringe you out of this lande vnto the lande which 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 childern of Israel ad sayde: God will not fayle but vysett you se therfore that ye carye my boones hence.
He dieth, and is chested.
Genesis 50:26 And so Ioseph dyed when he was an hundred and .x. yere olde. And they enbawmed him and put him in a chest in Egipte.