The Blue Letter Bible
Sponsors
BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search NET
 [?]

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval
x
Search NET

Let's Connect
x
Daily Devotionals
x

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans
x

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one’s mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

Genesis 50 :: New English Translation (NET)

toggle collapse
Choose a new font size and typeface
Listen to the Bible

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:1 - Then Joseph hugged his father's face. He wept over him and kissed him.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:2 - Joseph instructed the physicians in his service to embalm his father, so the physicians embalmed Israel.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:3 - They took forty days, for that is the full time needed for embalming. The Egyptians mourned for him seventy days.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:4 - When the days of mourning had passed, Joseph said to Pharaoh's royal court, "If I have found favor in your sight, please say to Pharaoh,

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:5 - 'My father made me swear an oath. He said, "I am about to die. Bury me in my tomb that I dug for myself there in the land of Canaan." Now let me go and bury my father; then I will return.'"

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:6 - So Pharaoh said, "Go and bury your father, just as he made you swear to do."

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:7 - So Joseph went up to bury his father; all Pharaoh's officials went with him - the senior courtiers of his household, all the senior officials of the land of Egypt,

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:8 - all Joseph's household, his brothers, and his father's household. But they left their little children and their flocks and herds in the land of Goshen.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:9 - Chariots and horsemen also went up with him, so it was a very large entourage.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:10 - When they came to the threshing floor of Atad on the other side of the Jordan, they mourned there with very great and bitter sorrow. There Joseph observed a seven day period of mourning for his father.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:11 - When the Canaanites who lived in the land saw them mourning at the threshing floor of Atad, they said, "This is a very sad occasion for the Egyptians." That is why its name was called Abel Mizraim, which is beyond the Jordan.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:12 - So the sons of Jacob did for him just as he had instructed them.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:13 - His sons carried him to the land of Canaan and buried him in the cave of the field of Machpelah, near Mamre. This is the field Abraham purchased as a burial plot from Ephron the Hittite.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:14 - After he buried his father, Joseph returned to Egypt, along with his brothers and all who had accompanied him to bury his father.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:15 - When Joseph's brothers saw that their father was dead, they said, "What if Joseph bears a grudge and wants to repay us in full for all the harm we did to him?"

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:16 - So they sent word to Joseph, saying, "Your father gave these instructions before he died:

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:17 - 'Tell Joseph this: Please forgive the sin of your brothers and the wrong they did when they treated you so badly.' Now please forgive the sin of the servants of the God of your father." When this message was reported to him, Joseph wept.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:18 - Then his brothers also came and threw themselves down before him; they said, "Here we are; we are your slaves."

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:19 - But Joseph answered them, "Don't be afraid. Am I in the place of God?

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:20 - As for you, you meant to harm me, but God intended it for a good purpose, so he could preserve the lives of many people, as you can see this day.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:21 - So now, don't be afraid. I will provide for you and your little children." Then he consoled them and spoke kindly to them.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:22 - Joseph lived in Egypt, along with his father's family. Joseph lived 110 years.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:23 - Joseph saw the descendants of Ephraim to the third generation. He also saw the children of Makir the son of Manasseh; they were given special inheritance rights by Joseph.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:24 - Then Joseph said to his brothers, "I am about to die. But God will surely come to you and lead you up from this land to the land he swore on oath to give to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob."

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:25 - Joseph made the sons of Israel swear an oath. He said, "God will surely come to you. Then you must carry my bones up from this place."

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:26 - So Joseph died at the age of 110. After they embalmed him, his body was placed in a coffin in Egypt.
NET

The NET Bible®, New English Translation Copyright © 1996 By Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NET Bible® is a registered trademark The NET Bible® Logo, Service Mark Copyright © 1997 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. All rights reserved.

Full copyright information is provided here. Visit the NET Bible website.

 
 
Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search NET
Your Bible Version is the NET
Go to Top
Link to This PageCite This Page
Share this pageFollow the BLB
Printable Page
 
 
Left Context Bar Edge 1Left Context Bar BackgroundLeft Context Bar Edge 2Previous BookPrevious ChapterQuick NavNext ChapterNext BookCopy VersesCopy OptionsShow StrongsFormat by Verse or ParagraphListen to the BibleRed Letter OnRight Context Bar Edge 2Right Context Bar BackgroundRight Context Bar Edge 1
Line-By-Line Order:
Line-By-Line Verse-ReferenceVerse-Reference
Line-By-Line Reference-VerseReference-Verse
Line-By-Line Separate LineSeparate Line
Line-By-Line Verse OnlyVerse Only
Line-By-Line Reference OnlyReference Only
Reference Delimiters:
No Reference DelimitersNone — Jhn 1:1 KJV
Square Reference DelimitersSquare — [Jhn 1:1 KJV]
Curly Reference DelimitersCurly — {Jhn 1:1 KJV}
Parenthesis Reference DelimitersParens — (Jhn 1:1 KJV)
Paragraph Order:
Paragraph Verse-ReferenceVerse-Reference
Paragraph Reference-VerseReference-Verse
Paragraph Reference-OnlyReference-Only
Number Delimiters:*
No Verse NumbersNo Number
No Verse DelimetersNo Delimiter — 15
Square Verse DelimitersSquare — [15]
Curly Verse DelimitersCurly — {15}
Parenthesis Verse DelimitersParens — (15)
Other Options:
Abbreviate BooksAbbreviate Books
Use SBL Abbrev.Use SBL Abbrev.
En dash not HyphenEn dash not Hyphen
 
 
Quotes Around VersesQuotes Around Verses
Remove Square BracketsRemove Square Brackets
Select All Verses
Clear All Verses

* 'Number Delimiters' only apply to 'Paragraph Order'