Genesis 45 ©
Joseph maketh himself known to his brethren; comforteth them in ascribing all that had past to God's providence; sendeth for his father by them; and cordially embraceth them. Pharaoh confirmeth Joseph's invitation. Joseph furnisheth his brethren for their journey, and exhorteth them to harmony. Jacob at first hardly believeth, but is at length revived with the news.
And he 1wept aloud: and the Egyptians and the house of Pharaoh heard.
And Joseph said unto his brethren, Come near to me, I pray you. And they came near. And he said, I dam Joseph your brother, whom ye sold into Egypt.
And God sent me before you 4to preserve you a posterity in the earth, and to save your lives by a great deliverance.
Haste ye, and go up to my father, and say unto him, Thus saith thy son Joseph, God hath made me lord of all Egypt: come down unto me, tarry not:
And, behold, your eyes see, and the eyes of my brother Benjamin, that it is my mouth that speaketh unto you.
And ye shall tell my father of all my glory in Egypt, and of all that ye have seen; and ye shall haste and kbring down my father *hither.
Moreover he mkissed all his brethren, and wept upon them: and after that his brethren talked with him.
¶And the fame thereof was heard in Pharaoh's house, saying, Joseph's brethren are come: and it 5pleased Pharaoh well, and his servants.
And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, Say unto thy brethren, This do ye; lade your beasts, and go, get you unto the land of Canaan;
Now thou art commanded, this do ye; take you owagons out of the land of Egypt for your little ones, and for your wives, and bring your father, and come.
Also 6regard not your stuff; for the good of all the land of Egypt is yours.
And the children of Israel did so: and Joseph gave them wagons, according to the 7commandment of Pharaoh, and gave them provision for the way.
So he sent his brethren away, and they departed: and he said unto them, See that ye 9fall not out by the way.
¶And they went up out of Egypt, and came into the land of Canaan unto Jacob their father,