And Joseph commanded his servants the physicians to (A)embalm his father. So the physicians embalmed Israel. Forty days were required for him, for such are the days required for those who are embalmed; and the Egyptians (B)mourned[a] for him seventy days.

Now when the days of his mourning were past, Joseph spoke to (C)the household of Pharaoh, saying, “If now I have found favor in your eyes, please speak in the hearing of Pharaoh, saying,

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  1. Genesis 50:3 Lit. wept

10 Then they came to the threshing floor of Atad, which is beyond the Jordan, and they (A)mourned there with a great and very solemn lamentation. (B)He observed seven days of mourning for his father.

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