Bible: Gen 46:28-34

46:28 Jacob 1  sent Judah before him to Joseph to accompany him to Goshen. 2  So they came to the land of Goshen. 46:29 Joseph harnessed his chariot and went up to meet his father Israel in Goshen. When he met him, 3  he hugged his neck and wept on his neck for quite some time.

46:30 Israel said to Joseph, “Now let me die since I have seen your face and know that you are still alive.” 4  46:31 Then Joseph said to his brothers and his father’s household, “I will go up and tell Pharaoh, 5 My brothers and my father’s household who were in the land of Canaan have come to me. 46:32 The men are shepherds; 6  they take care of livestock. 7  They have brought their flocks and their herds and all that they have.’ 46:33 Pharaoh will summon you and say, ‘What is your occupation?’ 46:34 Tell him, ‘Your servants have taken care of cattle 8  from our youth until now, both we and our fathers,’ so that you may live in the land of Goshen, 9  for everyone who takes care of sheep is disgusting 10  to the Egyptians.”

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