GENESIS CHAPTER 35


1     And God said unto Jacob, Arise, go up to Bethel, and dwell there: and make there an altar unto God, that appeared unto thee when thou fleddest from the face of Esau thy brother.
2     Then Jacob said unto his household, and to all that were with him, Put away the strange gods that are among you, and be clean, and change your garments:
3     And let us arise, and go up to Bethel; and I will make there an altar unto God, who answered me in the day of my distress, and was with me in the way which I went.
4     And they gave unto Jacob all the strange gods which were in their hand, and all their earrings which were in their ears; and Jacob hid them under the oak which was by Shechem.
5     And they journeyed: and the terror of God was upon the cities that were round about them, and they did not pursue after the sons of Jacob.
6     So Jacob came to Luz, which is in the land of Canaan, that is, Bethel, he and all the people that were with him.
7     And he built there an altar, and called the place Elbethel: because there God appeared unto him, when he fled from the face of his brother.
8     But Deborah Rebekah's nurse died, and she was buried beneath Bethel under an oak: and the name of it was called Allonbachuth.
9     And God appeared unto Jacob again, when he came out of Padanaram, and blessed him.
10     And God said unto him, Thy name is Jacob: thy name shall not be called any more Jacob, but Israel shall be thy name: and he called his name Israel.
11     And God said unto him, I am God Almighty: be fruitful and multiply; a nation and a company of nations shall be of thee, and kings shall come out of thy loins;
12     And the land which I gave Abraham and Isaac, to thee I will give it, and to thy seed after thee will I give the land.
13     And God went up from him in the place where he talked with him.
14     And Jacob set up a pillar in the place where he talked with him, even a pillar of stone: and he poured a drink offering thereon, and he poured oil thereon.
15     And Jacob called the name of the place where God spake with him, Bethel.
16     And they journeyed from Bethel; and there was but a little way to come to Ephrath: and Rachel travailed, and she had hard labour.
17     And it came to pass, when she was in hard labour, that the midwife said unto her, Fear not; thou shalt have this son also.
18     And it came to pass, as her soul was in departing, (for she died) that she called his name Benoni: but his father called him Benjamin.
19     And Rachel died, and was buried in the way to Ephrath, which is Bethlehem.
20     And Jacob set a pillar upon her grave: that is the pillar of Rachel's grave unto this day.
21     And Israel journeyed, and spread his tent beyond the tower of Edar.
22     And it came to pass, when Israel dwelt in that land, that Reuben went and lay with Bilhah his father's concubine: and Israel heard it. Now the sons of Jacob were twelve:
23     The sons of Leah; Reuben, Jacob's firstborn, and Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and Zebulun:
24     The sons of Rachel; Joseph, and Benjamin:
25     And the sons of Bilhah, Rachel's handmaid; Dan, and Naphtali:
26     And the sons of Zilpah, Leah's handmaid; Gad, and Asher: these are the sons of Jacob, which were born to him in Padanaram.
27     And Jacob came unto Isaac his father unto Mamre, unto the city of Arbah, which is Hebron, where Abraham and Isaac sojourned.
28     And the days of Isaac were an hundred and fourscore years.
29     And Isaac gave up the ghost, and died, and was gathered unto his people, being old and full of days: and his sons Esau and Jacob buried him.

 
GENESIS CHAPTER 36


1     Now these are the generations of Esau, who is Edom.
2     Esau took his wives of the daughters of Canaan; Adah the daughter of Elon the Hittite, and Aholibamah the daughter of Anah the daughter of Zibeon the Hivite;
3     And Bashemath Ishmael's daughter, sister of Nebajoth.
4     And Adah bare to Esau Eliphaz; and Bashemath bare Reuel;
5     And Aholibamah bare Jeush, and Jaalam, and Korah: these are the sons of Esau, which were born unto him in the land of Canaan.
6     And Esau took his wives, and his sons, and his daughters, and all the persons of his house, and his cattle, and all his beasts, and all his substance, which he had got in the land of Canaan; and went into the country from the face of his brother Jacob.
7     For their riches were more than that they might dwell together; and the land wherein they were strangers could not bear them because of their cattle.
8     Thus dwelt Esau in mount Seir: Esau is Edom.
9     And these are the generations of Esau the father of the Edomites in mount Seir:
10     These are the names of Esau's sons; Eliphaz the son of Adah the wife of Esau, Reuel the son of Bashemath the wife of Esau.
11     And the sons of Eliphaz were Teman, Omar, Zepho, and Gatam, and Kenaz.
12     And Timna was concubine to Eliphaz Esau's son; and she bare to Eliphaz Amalek: these were the sons of Adah Esau's wife.
13     And these are the sons of Reuel; Nahath, and Zerah, Shammah, and Mizzah: these were the sons of Bashemath Esau's wife.
14     And these were the sons of Aholibamah, the daughter of Anah the daughter of Zibeon, Esau's wife: and she bare to Esau Jeush, and Jaalam, and Korah.
15     These were dukes of the sons of Esau: the sons of Eliphaz the firstborn son of Esau; duke Teman, duke Omar, duke Zepho, duke Kenaz,
16     Duke Korah, duke Gatam, and duke Amalek: these are the dukes that came of Eliphaz in the land of Edom; these were the sons of Adah.
17     And these are the sons of Reuel Esau's son; duke Nahath, duke Zerah, duke Shammah, duke Mizzah: these are the dukes that came of Reuel in the land of Edom; these are the sons of Bashemath Esau's wife.
18     And these are the sons of Aholibamah Esau's wife; duke Jeush, duke Jaalam, duke Korah: these were the dukes that came of Aholibamah the daughter of Anah, Esau's wife.
19     These are the sons of Esau, who is Edom, and these are their dukes.
20     These are the sons of Seir the Horite, who inhabited the land; Lotan, and Shobal, and Zibeon, and Anah,
21     And Dishon, and Ezer, and Dishan: these are the dukes of the Horites, the children of Seir in the land of Edom.
22     And the children of Lotan were Hori and Hemam; and Lotan's sister was Timna.
23     And the children of Shobal were these; Alvan, and Manahath, and Ebal, Shepho, and Onam.
24     And these are the children of Zibeon; both Ajah, and Anah: this was that Anah that found the mules in the wilderness, as he fed the asses of Zibeon his father.
25     And the children of Anah were these; Dishon, and Aholibamah the daughter of Anah.
26     And these are the children of Dishon; Hemdan, and Eshban, and Ithran, and Cheran.
27     The children of Ezer are these; Bilhan, and Zaavan, and Akan.
28     The children of Dishan are these; Uz, and Aran.
29     These are the dukes that came of the Horites; duke Lotan, duke Shobal, duke Zibeon, duke Anah,
30     Duke Dishon, duke Ezer, duke Dishan: these are the dukes that came of Hori, among their dukes in the land of Seir.
31     And these are the kings that reigned in the land of Edom, before there reigned any king over the children of Israel.
32     And Bela the son of Beor reigned in Edom: and the name of his city was Dinhabah.
33     And Bela died, and Jobab the son of Zerah of Bozrah reigned in his stead.
34     And Jobab died, and Husham of the land of Temani reigned in his stead.
35     And Husham died, and Hadad the son of Bedad, who smote Midian in the field of Moab, reigned in his stead: and the name of his city was Avith.
36     And Hadad died, and Samlah of Masrekah reigned in his stead.
37     And Samlah died, and Saul of Rehoboth by the river reigned in his stead.
38     And Saul died, and Baalhanan the son of Achbor reigned in his stead.
39     And Baalhanan the son of Achbor died, and Hadar reigned in his stead: and the name of his city was Pau; and his wife's name was Mehetabel, the daughter of Matred, the daughter of Mezahab.
40     And these are the names of the dukes that came of Esau, according to their families, after their places, by their names; duke Timnah, duke Alvah, duke Jetheth,
41     Duke Aholibamah, duke Elah, duke Pinon,
42     Duke Kenaz, duke Teman, duke Mibzar,
43     Duke Magdiel, duke Iram: these be the dukes of Edom, according to their habitations in the land of their possession: he is Esau the father of the Edomites.

 
GENESIS CHAPTER 37


1     And Jacob dwelt in the land wherein his father was a stranger, in the land of Canaan.
2     These are the generations of Jacob. Joseph, being seventeen years old, was feeding the flock with his brethren; and the lad was with the sons of Bilhah, and with the sons of Zilpah, his father's wives: and Joseph brought unto his father their evil report.
3     Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children, because he was the son of his old age: and he made him a coat of many colours.
4     And when his brethren saw that their father loved him more than all his brethren, they hated him, and could not speak peaceably unto him.
5     And Joseph dreamed a dream, and he told it his brethren: and they hated him yet the more.
6     And he said unto them, Hear, I pray you, this dream which I have dreamed:
7     For, behold, we were binding sheaves in the field, and, lo, my sheaf arose, and also stood upright; and, behold, your sheaves stood round about, and made obeisance to my sheaf.
8     And his brethren said to him, Shalt thou indeed reign over us? or shalt thou indeed have dominion over us? And they hated him yet the more for his dreams, and for his words.
9     And he dreamed yet another dream, and told it his brethren, and said, Behold, I have dreamed a dream more; and, behold, the sun and the moon and the eleven stars made obeisance to me.
10     And he told it to his father, and to his brethren: and his father rebuked him, and said unto him, What is this dream that thou hast dreamed? Shall I and thy mother and thy brethren indeed come to bow down ourselves to thee to the earth?
11     And his brethren envied him; but his father observed the saying.
12     And his brethren went to feed their father's flock in Shechem.
13     And Israel said unto Joseph, Do not thy brethren feed the flock in Shechem? come, and I will send thee unto them. And he said to him, Here am I.
14     And he said to him, Go, I pray thee, see whether it be well with thy brethren, and well with the flocks; and bring me word again. So he sent him out of the vale of Hebron, and he came to Shechem.
15     And a certain man found him, and, behold, he was wandering in the field: and the man asked him, saying, What seekest thou?
16     And he said, I seek my brethren: tell me, I pray thee, where they feed their flocks.
17     And the man said, They are departed hence; for I heard them say, Let us go to Dothan. And Joseph went after his brethren, and found them in Dothan.
18     And when they saw him afar off, even before he came near unto them, they conspired against him to slay him.
19     And they said one to another, Behold, this dreamer cometh.
20     Come now therefore, and let us slay him, and cast him into some pit, and we will say, Some evil beast hath devoured him: and we shall see what will become of his dreams.
21     And Reuben heard it, and he delivered him out of their hands; and said, Let us not kill him.
22     And Reuben said unto them, Shed no blood, but cast him into this pit that is in the wilderness, and lay no hand upon him; that he might rid him out of their hands, to deliver him to his father again.
23     And it came to pass, when Joseph was come unto his brethren, that they stript Joseph out of his coat, his coat of many colours that was on him;
24     And they took him, and cast him into a pit: and the pit was empty, there was no water in it.
25     And they sat down to eat bread: and they lifted up their eyes and looked, and, behold, a company of Ishmeelites came from Gilead with their camels bearing spicery and balm and myrrh, going to carry it down to Egypt.
26     And Judah said unto his brethren, What profit is it if we slay our brother, and conceal his blood?
27     Come, and let us sell him to the Ishmeelites, and let not our hand be upon him; for he is our brother and our flesh. And his brethren were content.
28     Then there passed by Midianites merchantmen; and they drew and lifted up Joseph out of the pit, and sold Joseph to the Ishmeelites for twenty pieces of silver: and they brought Joseph into Egypt.
29     And Reuben returned unto the pit; and, behold, Joseph was not in the pit; and he rent his clothes.
30     And he returned unto his brethren, and said, The child is not; and I, whither shall I go?
31     And they took Joseph's coat, and killed a kid of the goats, and dipped the coat in the blood;
32     And they sent the coat of many colours, and they brought it to their father; and said, This have we found: know now whether it be thy son's coat or no.
33     And he knew it, and said, It is my son's coat; an evil beast hath devoured him; Joseph is without doubt rent in pieces.
34     And Jacob rent his clothes, and put sackcloth upon his loins, and mourned for his son many days.
35     And all his sons and all his daughters rose up to comfort him; but he refused to be comforted; and he said, For I will go down into the grave unto my son mourning. Thus his father wept for him.
36     And the Midianites sold him into Egypt unto Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh's, and captain of the guard.

 
LUKE CHAPTER 11


1     And it came to pass, that, as he was praying in a certain place, when he ceased, one of his disciples said unto him, Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples.
2     And he said unto them, When ye pray, say, Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, as in heaven, so in earth.
3     Give us day by day our daily bread.
4     And forgive us our sins; for we also forgive every one that is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation; but deliver us from evil.
5     And he said unto them, Which of you shall have a friend, and shall go unto him at midnight, and say unto him, Friend, lend me three loaves;
6     For a friend of mine in his journey is come to me, and I have nothing to set before him?
7     And he from within shall answer and say, Trouble me not: the door is now shut, and my children are with me in bed; I cannot rise and give thee.
8     I say unto you, Though he will not rise and give him, because he is his friend, yet because of his importunity he will rise and give him as many as he needeth.
9     And I say unto you, Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you.
10     For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.
11     If a son shall ask bread of any of you that is a father, will he give him a stone? or if he ask a fish, will he for a fish give him a serpent?
12     Or if he shall ask an egg, will he offer him a scorpion?
13     If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children: how much more shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask him?
14     And he was casting out a devil, and it was dumb. And it came to pass, when the devil was gone out, the dumb spake; and the people wondered.
15     But some of them said, He casteth out devils through Beelzebub the chief of the devils.
16     And others, tempting him, sought of him a sign from heaven.
17     But he, knowing their thoughts, said unto them, Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation; and a house divided against a house falleth.
18     If Satan also be divided against himself, how shall his kingdom stand? because ye say that I cast out devils through Beelzebub.
19     And if I by Beelzebub cast out devils, by whom do your sons cast them out? therefore shall they be your judges.
20     But if I with the finger of God cast out devils, no doubt the kingdom of God is come upon you.
21     When a strong man armed keepeth his palace, his goods are in peace:
22     But when a stronger than he shall come upon him, and overcome him, he taketh from him all his armour wherein he trusted, and divideth his spoils.
23     He that is not with me is against me: and he that gathereth not with me scattereth.
24     When the unclean spirit is gone out of a man, he walketh through dry places, seeking rest; and finding none, he saith, I will return unto my house whence I came out.
25     And when he cometh, he findeth it swept and garnished.
26     Then goeth he, and taketh to him seven other spirits more wicked than himself; and they enter in, and dwell there: and the last state of that man is worse than the first.
27     And it came to pass, as he spake these things, a certain woman of the company lifted up her voice, and said unto him, Blessed is the womb that bare thee, and the paps which thou hast sucked.
28     But he said, Yea rather, blessed are they that hear the word of God, and keep it.
29     And when the people were gathered thick together, he began to say, This is an evil generation: they seek a sign; and there shall no sign be given it, but the sign of Jonas the prophet.
30     For as Jonas was a sign unto the Ninevites, so shall also the Son of man be to this generation.
31     The queen of the south shall rise up in the judgment with the men of this generation, and condemn them: for she came from the utmost parts of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon; and, behold, a greater than Solomon is here.
32     The men of Nineve shall rise up in the judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it: for they repented at the preaching of Jonas; and, behold, a greater than Jonas is here.
33     No man, when he hath lighted a candle, putteth it in a secret place, neither under a bushel, but on a candlestick, that they which come in may see the light.
34     The light of the body is the eye: therefore when thine eye is single, thy whole body also is full of light; but when thine eye is evil, thy body also is full of darkness.
35     Take heed therefore that the light which is in thee be not darkness.
36     If thy whole body therefore be full of light, having no part dark, the whole shall be full of light, as when the bright shining of a candle doth give thee light.
37     And as he spake, a certain Pharisee besought him to dine with him: and he went in, and sat down to meat.
38     And when the Pharisee saw it, he marvelled that he had not first washed before dinner.
39     And the Lord said unto him, Now do ye Pharisees make clean the outside of the cup and the platter; but your inward part is full of ravening and wickedness.
40     Ye fools, did not he that made that which is without make that which is within also?
41     But rather give alms of such things as ye have; and, behold, all things are clean unto you.
42     But woe unto you, Pharisees! for ye tithe mint and rue and all manner of herbs, and pass over judgment and the love of God: these ought ye to have done, and not to leave the other undone.
43     Woe unto you, Pharisees! for ye love the uppermost seats in the synagogues, and greetings in the markets.
44     Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye are as graves which appear not, and the men that walk over them are not aware of them.
45     Then answered one of the lawyers, and said unto him, Master, thus saying thou reproachest us also.
46     And he said, Woe unto you also, ye lawyers! for ye lade men with burdens grievous to be borne, and ye yourselves touch not the burdens with one of your fingers.
47     Woe unto you! for ye build the sepulchres of the prophets, and your fathers killed them.
48     Truly ye bear witness that ye allow the deeds of your fathers: for they indeed killed them, and ye build their sepulchres.
49     Therefore also said the wisdom of God, I will send them prophets and apostles, and some of them they shall slay and persecute:
50     That the blood of all the prophets, which was shed from the foundation of the world, may be required of this generation;
51     From the blood of Abel unto the blood of Zacharias, which perished between the altar and the temple: verily I say unto you, It shall be required of this generation.
52     Woe unto you, lawyers! for ye have taken away the key of knowledge: ye entered not in yourselves, and them that were entering in ye hindered.
53     And as he said these things unto them, the scribes and the Pharisees began to urge him vehemently, and to provoke him to speak of many things:
54     Laying wait for him, and seeking to catch something out of his mouth, that they might accuse him.

 

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