Jacob Goes to Egypt

46 So Israel(A) set out with all that was his, and when he reached Beersheba,(B) he offered sacrifices(C) to the God of his father Isaac.(D)

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30 Israel(A) said to Joseph, “Now I am ready to die, since I have seen for myself that you are still alive.”(B)

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28 Then the man said, “Your name(A) will no longer be Jacob, but Israel,[a](B) because you have struggled with God and with humans and have overcome.”(C)

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 32:28 Israel probably means he struggles with God.

29 When the time drew near for Israel(A) to die,(B) he called for his son Joseph and said to him, “If I have found favor in your eyes,(C) put your hand under my thigh(D) and promise that you will show me kindness(E) and faithfulness.(F) Do not bury me in Egypt,

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31 “Swear to me,”(A) he said. Then Joseph swore to him,(B) and Israel(C) worshiped as he leaned on the top of his staff.[a](D)

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 47:31 Or Israel bowed down at the head of his bed