Jacob is comforted by God at Beer-sheba.
Genesis 46:1 And Israel journeyeth, and all that he hath, and cometh in to Beer-Sheba, and sacrificeth sacrifices to the God of his father Isaac; Genesis 46:2 and God speaketh to Israel in visions of the night, and saith, 'Jacob, Jacob;' and he saith, 'Here [am] I.' Genesis 46:3 And He saith, 'I [am] God, God of thy father, be not afraid of going down to Egypt, for for a great nation I set thee there; Genesis 46:4 II go down with thee to Egypt, and II also certainly bring thee up, and Joseph doth put his hand on thine eyes.'
Thence he with his company goeth into Egypt.
Genesis 46:5 And Jacob riseth from Beer-Sheba, and the sons of Israel bear away Jacob their father, And their infants, and their wives, in the waggons which Pharaoh hath sent to bear him, Genesis 46:6 and they take their cattle, and their goods which they have acquired in the land of Canaan, and come into EgyptJacob, and all his seed with him, Genesis 46:7 his sons, and his sons' sons with him, his daughters, and his sons' daughters, yea, all his seed he brought with him into Egypt.
The number of his family that went into Egypt.
Genesis 46:8 And these [are] the names of the sons of Israel who are coming into Egypt: Jacob and his sons, Jacob's first-born, Reuben. Genesis 46:9 And sons of Reuben: Hanoch, and Phallu, and Hezron, and Carmi.
Genesis 46:10 And sons of Simeon: Jemuel, and Jamin, and Ohad, and Jachin, and Zohar, and Shaul son of the Canaanitess.
Genesis 46:11 And sons of Levi: Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.
Genesis 46:12 And sons of Judah: Er, and Onan, and Shelah, and Pharez, and Zarah, (and Er and Onan die in the land of Canaan.) And sons of Pharez are Hezron and Hamul.
Genesis 46:13 And sons of Issachar: Tola, and Phuvah, and Job, and Shimron.
Genesis 46:14 And sons of Zebulun: Sered, and Elon, and Jahleel. Genesis 46:15 These [are] sons of Leah whom she bare to Jacob in Padan-Aram, and Dinah his daughter; all the persons of his sons and his daughters [are] thirty and three.
Genesis 46:16 And sons of Gad: Ziphion, and Haggi, Shuni, and Ezbon, Eri, and Arodi, and Areli.
Genesis 46:17 And sons of Asher: Jimnah, and Ishuah, and Isui, and Beriah, and Serah their sister. And sons of Beriah: Heber and Malchiel. Genesis 46:18 These [are] sons of Zilpah, whom Laban gave to Leah his daughter, and she beareth these to Jacobsixteen persons. Genesis 46:19 Sons of Rachel, Jacob's wife: Joseph and Benjamin.
Genesis 46:20 And born to Joseph in the land of Egypt (whom Asenath daughter of Poti-Pherah, priest of On, hath borne to him) [are] Manasseh and Ephraim.
Genesis 46:21 And sons of Benjamin: Belah, and Becher, and Ashbel, Gera, and Naaman, Ehi, and Rosh, Muppim, and Huppim, and Ard. Genesis 46:22 These [are] sons of Rachel, who were born to Jacob; all the persons [are] fourteen.
Genesis 46:23 And sons of Dan: Hushim.
Genesis 46:24 And sons of Naphtali: Jahzeel, and Guni, and Jezer, and Shillem. Genesis 46:25 These [are] sons of Bilhah, whom Laban gave to Rachel his daughter; and she beareth these to Jacoball the persons [are] seven. Genesis 46:26 All the persons who are coming to Jacob to Egypt, coming out of his thigh, apart from the wives of Jacob's sons, all the persons [are] sixty and six. Genesis 46:27 And the sons of Joseph who have been born to him in Egypt [are] two persons. All the persons of the house of Jacob who are coming into Egypt [are] seventy.
Joseph meeteth Jacob.
Genesis 46:28 And Judah he hath sent before him unto Joseph, to direct before him to Goshen, and they come into the land of Goshen; Genesis 46:29 and Joseph harnesseth his chariot, and goeth up to meet Israel his father, to Goshen, and appeareth unto him, and falleth on his neck, and weepeth on his neck again; Genesis 46:30 and Israel saith unto Joseph, 'Let me die this time, after my seeing thy face, for thou [art] yet alive.'
He instructeth his brethren how to answer to Pharaoh.
Genesis 46:31 And Joseph saith unto his brethren, and unto the house of his father, 'I go up, and declare to Pharaoh, and say unto him, My brethren, and the house of my father who [are] in the land of Canaan have come in unto me; Genesis 46:32 and the men [are] feeders of a flock, for they have been men of cattle; and their flock, and their herd, and all that they have, they have brought.' Genesis 46:33 'And it hath come to pass when Pharaoh calleth for you, and hath said, What [are] your works? Genesis 46:34 that ye have said, Thy servants have been men of cattle from our youth, even until now, both we and our fathers,in order that ye may dwell in the land of Goshen, for the abomination of the Egyptians is every one feeding a flock.'