47 Then Joseph went in and told Pharaoh, and said, “My father and my brothers and their flocks and their herds and all that they have, have come out of the land of Canaan; and behold, they are in the land of Goshen.”2 He took five men from among his brothers and presented them to Pharaoh.3 Then Pharaoh said to his brothers, “What is your occupation?” So they said to Pharaoh, “Your servants are shepherds, both we and our fathers.”4 They said to Pharaoh, “We have come to sojourn in the land, for there is no pasture for your servants’ flocks, for the famine is severe in the land of Canaan. Now, therefore, please let your servants [a]live in the land of Goshen.”5 Then Pharaoh said to [b]Joseph, “Your father and your brothers have come to you.6 The land of Egypt is [c]at your disposal; [d]settle your father and your brothers in the best of the land, let them [e]live in the land of Goshen; and if you know any capable men among them, then [f]put them in charge of my livestock.”
7 Then Joseph brought his father Jacob and [g]presented him to Pharaoh; and Jacob blessed Pharaoh.8 Pharaoh said to Jacob, “How many [h]years have you lived?”9 So Jacob said to Pharaoh, “The [i]years of my sojourning are one hundred and [j]thirty; few and [k]unpleasant have been the [l]years of my life, nor have they [m]attained the [n]years [o]that my fathers lived during the days of their sojourning.”10 And Jacob blessed Pharaoh, and went out from [p]his presence.11 So Joseph [q]settled his father and his brothers and gave them a possession in the land of Egypt, in the best of the land, in the land of Rameses, as Pharaoh had ordered.12 Joseph provided his father and his brothers and all his father’s household with [r]food, according to their little ones.
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