16 And when the report was heard in Pharaoh’s house, saying, Joseph’s brothers have come, it was pleasing to Pharaoh and to his servants.
17 And Pharaoh said to Joseph, Say to your brothers, Do this: Load your beasts, and depart; go to the land of Canaan;
18 And take your father and your households, and come to me; and I will give you the best of the land of Egypt, and you will eat the fat of the land.
19 And you are commanded, Do this: Take wagons out of the land of Egypt for your little ones and for your wives; and bring your father, and come.
20 And do not be concerned for your possessions, for the best of all the land of Egypt is yours.
21 And the sons of Israel did so, and Joseph gave them wagons according to the command of Pharaoh and gave them provisions for the way.
22 To each of them he gave changes of garments; but to Benjamin he gave three hundred pieces of silver and five changes of garments.
23 And he sent to his father the following: ten donkeys loaded with the best of Egypt, and ten female donkeys loaded with grain and bread and provision for his father on the way.
24 So he sent his brothers away; and as they departed, he said to them, Do not quarrel on the way.
25 So they went up out of Egypt and came to the land of Canaan to Jacob their father.
26 And they told him, saying, Joseph is still alive, and he is ruler over all the land of Egypt. And his heart became numb, for he did not believe them.
27 And they told him all the words of Joseph, which he had said to them; and when he saw the wagons which Joseph had sent to carry him, the spirit of Jacob their father revived.
28 And Israel said, It is enough. Joseph my son is still alive. I will go and see him before I die.
1 So Israel set out with all that he had and came to Beer-sheba and offered sacrifices to the God of his father Isaac.
2 And God spoke to Israel in the visions of the night and said, Jacob, Jacob. And he said, Here I am.
3 And He said, I am God, the God of your father; do not be afraid to go down to Egypt, for I will make of you a great nation there.
4 I Myself will go down with you to Egypt, and I Myself will also surely bring you up again; and Joseph’s hand will close your eyes.
5 And Jacob rose up from Beer-sheba, and the sons of Israel carried Jacob their father and their little ones and their wives in the wagons which Pharaoh had sent to carry him.
6 And they took their livestock and their possessions, which they had acquired in the land of Canaan, and Jacob and all his offspring with him came to Egypt.
7 His sons and his grandsons with him, his daughters and his granddaughters, and all his offspring he brought with him to Egypt.
8 And these are the names of the children of Israel, who came to Egypt, Jacob and his sons: Jacob’s firstborn, Reuben.
9 And the sons of Reuben: Hanoch and Pallu and Hezron and Carmi.
10 And the sons of Simeon: Jemuel and Jamin and Ohad and Jachin and Zohar and Shaul the son of a Canaanite woman.
11 And the sons of Levi: Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.
12 And the sons of Judah: Er and Onan and Shelah and Perez and Zerah; but Er and Onan died in the land of Canaan. And the sons of Perez were Hezron and Hamul.