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Jacob Settles in Goshen

28 Then he sent Judah before him to Joseph, (A)to point out before him the way to Goshen. And they came (B)to the land of Goshen.

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34 that you shall say, ‘Your servants’ (A)occupation has been with livestock (B)from our youth even till now, both we and also our fathers,’ that you may dwell in the land of Goshen; for every shepherd is (C)an[a] abomination to the Egyptians.”

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 46:34 loathsome

Joseph Is Governor of Egypt

47 Then Joseph (A)went and told Pharaoh, and said, “My father and my brothers, their flocks and their herds and all that they possess, have come from the land of Canaan; and indeed they are in (B)the land of Goshen.”

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(A)The land of Egypt is before you. Have your father and brothers dwell in the best of the land; let them dwell (B)in the land of Goshen. And if you know any competent men among them, then make them chief herdsmen over my livestock.”

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26 (A)Only in the land of Goshen, where the children of Israel were, there was no hail.

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