50 1 Jacob is buried. 19 Joseph forgiveth his brethren. 23 He seeth his children’s children. 26 He dieth.

Then Joseph fell upon his father’s face and wept upon him, and kissed him.

And Joseph commanded his servants the [a]physicians to embalm his father, and the physicians embalmed Israel.

So forty days were accomplished (for so long did the days of them that were embalmed last) and the Egyptians bewailed him [b]seventy days.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 50:2 He meaneth them that embalmed the dead and buried them.
  2. Genesis 50:3 They were more excessive in lamenting than the faithful.