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11 And Joseph settled his father and his brethren, and gave them a possession in the land of Egypt, in the best land, in the land of Ramesses, as Pharao commanded. 12 And Joseph gave provision to his father, and his brethren, and to all the house of his father, corn for each person. 13 And there was no corn in all the land, for the famine prevailed greatly; and the land of Egypt, and the land of Chanaan, fainted for the famine. 14 And Joseph gathered all the money that was found in the land of Egypt, and the land of Chanaan, [in return for] the corn which they bought, and he distributed corn to them; and Joseph brought all the money into the house of Pharao. 15 And all the money failed out of the land of Egypt, and out of the land of Chanaan; and all the Egyptians came to Joseph, saying, Give us bread, and why do we die in thy presence? for our money is spent. 16 And Joseph said to them, Bring your cattle, and I will give you bread for your cattle, if your money is spent. 17 And they brought their cattle to Joseph; and Joseph gave them bread in return for their horses, and for their sheep, and for their oxen, and for their asses; and Joseph maintained them with bread for all their cattle in that year. 18 And that year passed, and they came to him in the second year, and said to him, Must we then be consumed from before our lord? for if our money has failed, and our possessions, and our cattle, [brought] to thee our lord, and there has not been left to us before our lord more than our own bodies and our land, [we are indeed destitute]. 19 In order, then, that we die not before thee, and the land be made desolate, buy us and our land for bread, and we and our land will be servants to Pharao: give seed that we may sow, and live and not die, so our land shall not be made desolate. 20 And Joseph bought all the land of the Egyptians, for Pharao; for the Egyptians sold their land to Pharao; for the famine prevailed against them, and the land became Pharao's.

11 καὶ κατῴκισεν ᾿Ιωσὴφ τὸν πατέρα αὐτοῦ καὶ τοὺς ἀδελφοὺς αὐτοῦ καὶ ἔδωκεν αὐτοῖς κατάσχεσιν ἐν γῇ Αἰγύπτῳ ἐν τῇ βελτίστῃ γῇ, ἐν γῇ Ραμεσσῆ, καθὰ προσέταξε Φαραώ. 12 καὶ ἐσιτομέτρει ᾿Ιωσὴφ τῷ πατρὶ αὐτοῦ καὶ τοῖς ἀδελφοῖς καὶ παντὶ τῷ οἴκῳ τοῦ πατρὸς αὐτοῦ σῖτον κατὰ σῶμα. 13 Σῖτος δὲ οὐκ ἦν ἐν πάσῃ τῇ γῇ· ἐνίσχυσε γὰρ ὁ λιμὸς σφόδρα. ἐξέλιπε δὲ ἡ γῆ Αἰγύπτου καὶ ἡ γῆ Χαναὰν ἀπὸ τοῦ λιμοῦ. 14 συνήγαγε δὲ ᾿Ιωσὴφ πᾶν τὸ ἀργύριον τὸ εὑρεθὲν ἐν γῇ Αἰγύπτου καὶ ἐν γῇ Χαναὰν τοῦ σίτου, οὗ ἠγόραζον, καὶ ἐσιτομέτρει αὐτοῖς, καὶ εἰσήνεγκεν ᾿Ιωσὴφ πᾶν τὸ ἀργύριον εἰς τὸν οἶκον Φαραώ. 15 καὶ ἐξέλιπε πᾶν τὸ ἀργύριον ἐκ γῆς Αἰγύπτου καὶ ἐκ γῆς Χαναάν. ἦλθον δὲ πάντες οἱ Αἰγύπτιοι πρὸς ᾿Ιωσήφ, λέγοντες· δὸς ἡμῖν ἄρτους, καὶ ἱνατί ἀποθνήσκομεν ἐναντίον σου; ἐκλέλοιπε γὰρ τὸ ἀργύριον ἡμῶν. 16 εἶπε δὲ αὐτοῖς ᾿Ιωσήφ· φέρετε τὰ κτήνη ὑμῶν, καὶ δώσω ὑμῖν ἄρτους ἀντὶ τῶν κτηνῶν ὑμῶν, εἰ ἐκλέλοιπε τὸ ἀργύριον ὑμῶν. 17 ἤγαγον δὲ τὰ κτήνη αὐτῶν πρὸς ᾿Ιωσήφ, καὶ ἔδωκεν αὐτοῖς ᾿Ιωσὴφ ἄρτους ἀντὶ τῶν ἵππων καὶ ἀντὶ τῶν προβάτων καὶ ἀντὶ τῶν βοῶν καὶ ἀντὶ τῶν ὄνων καὶ ἐξέθρεψεν αὐτοὺς ἐν ἄρτοις ἀντὶ πάντων τῶν κτηνῶν αὐτῶν ἐν τῷ ἐνιαυτῷ ἐκείνῳ. 18 ἐξῆλθε δὲ τὸ ἔτος ἐκεῖνο, καὶ ἦλθον πρὸς αὐτὸν ἐν τῷ ἔτει τῷ δευτέρῳ καὶ εἶπαν αὐτῷ· μή ποτε ἐκτριβῶμεν ἀπὸ τοῦ κυρίου ἡμῶν; εἰ γὰρ ἐκλέλοιπε τὸ ἀργύριον ἡμῶν καὶ τὰ ὑπάρχοντα καὶ τὰ κτήνη πρὸς σὲ τὸν κύριον, καὶ οὐχ ὑπολέλειπται ἡμῖν ἐναντίον τοῦ κυρίου ἡμῶν ἀλλ᾿ ἢ τὸ ἴδιον σῶμα καὶ ἡ γῆ ἡμῶν. 19 ἵνα οὖν μὴ ἀποθάνωμεν ἐναντίον σου καὶ ἡ γῆ ἐρημωθῇ, κτῆσαι ἡμᾶς καὶ τὴν γῆν ἡμῶν ἀντὶ ἄρτων, καὶ ἐσόμεθα ἡμεῖς καὶ ἡ γῆ ἡμῶν παῖδες τῷ Φαραώ· δὸς σπέρμα, ἵνα σπείρωμεν καὶ ζῶμεν καὶ μὴ ἀποθάνωμεν καὶ ἡ γῆ οὐκ ἐρημωθήσεται. 20 καὶ ἐκτήσατο ᾿Ιωσὴφ πᾶσαν τὴν γῆν τῶν Αἰγυπτίων τῷ Φαραώ· ἀπέδοντο γὰρ οἱ Αἰγύπτιοι τὴν γῆν αὐτῶν τῷ Φαραώ, ἐπεκράτησε γὰρ αὐτῶν ὁ λιμός· καὶ ἐγένετο ἡ γῇ τῷ Φαραώ,

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