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Commentaries for Genesis Chapter 47

Joseph presents his brethren to Pharaoh.

Though Joseph was a great man, especially in Egypt, yet he owned his brethren...
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Jacob blesses Pharaoh.

With the gravity of old age, the piety of a true believer, and the authority of a patriarch and a prophet, Jacob besought the Lord to bestow a blessing upon Pharaoh...
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Joseph's dealings with the Egyptians during the famine.

Care being taken of Jacob and his family, which mercy was especially designed by Providence in Joseph's advancement, an account is given of the saving the kingdom of Egypt from ruin...
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Jacob's age. His desire to be buried in Canaan.

At last the time drew nigh that Israel must die...
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