Bible: Genesis 46:1-7
The Family of Jacob goes to Egypt
46:1 So Israel began his journey, taking with him all that he had. 1 When he came to Beer Sheba 2 he offered sacrifices to the God of his father Isaac. 46:2 God spoke to Israel in a vision during the night 3 and said, “Jacob, Jacob!” He replied, “Here I am!” 46:3 He said, “I am God, 4 the God of your father. Do not be afraid to go down to Egypt, for I will make you into a great nation there. 46:4 I will go down with you to Egypt and I myself will certainly bring you back from there. 5 Joseph will close your eyes.” 6
46:5 Then Jacob started out 7 from Beer Sheba, and the sons of Israel carried their father Jacob, their little children, and their wives in the wagons that Pharaoh had sent along to transport him. 46:6 Jacob and all his descendants took their livestock and the possessions they had acquired in the land of Canaan, and they went to Egypt. 8 46:7 He brought with him to Egypt his sons and grandsons, 9 his daughters and granddaughters – all his descendants.