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ND Joseph came and told Pharao, [saying], My father, and my brethren, and their cattle, and their oxen, and all their possessions, are come out of the land of Chanaan, and behold, they are in the land of Gesem. 2 And he took of his brethren five men, and set them before Pharao. 3 And Pharao said to the brethren of Joseph, What is your occupation? and they said to Pharao, Thy servants are shepherds, both we and our father. 4 And they said to Pharao, We are come to sojourn in the land, for there is no pasture for the flocks of thy servants, for the famine has prevailed in the land of Chanaan; now then, we will dwell in the land of Gesem. And Pharao said to Joseph, Let them dwell in the land of Gesem; and if thou knowest that there are among them able men, make them overseers of my cattle. So Jacob and his sons came into Egypt, to Joseph; and Pharao, king of Egypt, heard [of it]. 5 And Pharao spoke to Joseph, saying, Thy father, and thy brethren, are come to thee. 6 Behold, the land of Egypt is before thee; settle thy father and thy brethren in the best land. 7 And Joseph brought in Jacob his father, and set him before Pharao; and Jacob blessed Pharao. 8 And Pharao said to Jacob, How many are the years of the days of thy life? 9 And Jacob said to Pharao, The days of the years of my life, wherein I sojourn, are a hundred and thirty years; few and evil have been the days of the years of my life, they have not attained to the days of the life of my fathers, in which days they sojourned. 10 And Jacob blessed Pharao, and departed from him.

ΕΛΘΩΝ δὲ ᾿Ιωσὴφ ἀπήγγειλε τῷ Φαραὼ λέγων· ὁ πατήρ μου καὶ οἱ ἀδελφοί μου καὶ τὰ κτήνη καὶ οἱ βόες αὐτῶν καὶ πάντα τὰ αὐτῶν ἦλθον ἐκ γῆς Χαναὰν καὶ ἰδού εἰσιν ἐν γῇ Γεσέμ. 2 ἀπὸ δὲ τῶν ἀδελφῶν αὐτοῦ παρέλαβε πέντε ἄνδρας καὶ ἔστησεν αὐτοὺς ἐναντίον Φαραώ. 3 καὶ εἶπε Φαραὼ τοῖς ἀδελφοῖς ᾿Ιωσήφ· τί τὸ ἔργον ὑμῶν; οἱ δὲ εἶπαν τῷ Φαραώ· ποιμένες προβάτων οἱ παῖδές σου, καὶ ἡμεῖς καὶ οἱ πατέρες ἡμῶν. 4 εἶπαν δὲ τῷ Φαραώ· παροικεῖν ἐν τῇ γῇ ἥκαμεν· οὐ γάρ ἐστι νομὴ τοῖς κτήνεσι τῶν παίδων σου, ἐνίσχυσε γὰρ ὁ λιμὸς ἐν γῇ Χαναάν· νῦν οὖν κατοικήσωμεν οἱ παῖδές σου ἐν γῇ Γεσέμ. 5 εἶπε δὲ Φαραὼ τῷ ᾿Ιωσήφ· κατοικείτωσαν ἐν γῇ Γεσέμ· εἰ δὲ ἐπίστῃ ὅτι εἰσὶν ἐν αὐτοῖς ἄνδρες δυνατοί, κατάστησον αὐτοὺς ἄρχοντας τῶν ἐμῶν κτηνῶν. ῏Ηλθον δὲ εἰς Αἴγυπτον πρὸς ᾿Ιωσὴφ ᾿Ιακὼβ καὶ οἱ υἱοὶ αὐτοῦ, καὶ ἤκουσε Φαραὼ βασιλεὺς Αἰγύπτου. 6 καὶ εἶπε Φαραὼ πρὸς ᾿Ιωσὴφ λέγων· ὁ πατήρ σου καὶ οἱ ἀδελφοί σου ἥκασι πρὸς σέ· ἰδοὺ ἡ γῆ Αἰγύπτου ἐναντίον σου ἐστίν· ἐν τῇ βελτίστῃ γῇ κατοίκισον τὸν πατέρα σου καὶ τοὺς ἀδελφούς σου. 7 εἰσήγαγε δὲ ᾿Ιωσὴφ ᾿Ιακὼβ τὸν πατέρα αὐτοῦ καὶ ἔστησεν αὐτὸν ἐναντίον Φαραώ, καὶ ηὐλόγησεν ᾿Ιακὼβ τὸν Φαραώ. 8 εἶπε δὲ Φαραὼ τῷ ᾿Ιακώβ· πόσα ἔτη ἡμερῶν τῆς ζωῆς σου; 9 καὶ εἶπεν ᾿Ιακὼβ τῷ Φαραώ· αἱ ἡμέραι τῶν ἐτῶν τῆς ζωῆς μου, ἃς παροικῶ, ἑκατὸν τριάκοντα ἔτη· μικραὶ καὶ πονηραὶ γεγόνασιν αἱ ἡμέραι τῶν ἐτῶν τῆς ζωῆς μου, οὐκ ἀφίκοντο εἰς τὰς ἡμέρας τῶν ἐτῶν τῆς ζωῆς τῶν πατέρων μου, ἃς ἡμέρας παρῴκησαν. 10 καὶ εὐλογήσας ᾿Ιακὼβ τὸν Φαραὼ ἐξῆλθεν ἀπ᾿ αὐτοῦ.

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