Genesis 50 New American Standard Bible (NASB) The Death of Israel 50 Then Joseph fell on his father’s face, and wept over him and kissed him.2 Joseph commanded his servants the physicians to embalm his father. So the physicians embalmed Israel. 3 Now forty days were [a]required for [b]it, for [c]such is the period required for embalming. And the Egyptians wept for him seventy days. […]

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Reasons to Rest and Rejoice in Jesus

Genesis 49 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Israel’s Prophecy concerning His Sons 49 Then Jacob summoned his sons and said, “Assemble yourselves that I may tell you what will befall you in the [a]days to come. 2 “Gather together and hear, O sons of Jacob; And listen to Israel your father. 3 “Reuben, you are my firstborn; My might and the beginning of […]

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Genesis 49:1-4 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Israel’s Prophecy concerning His Sons 49 Then Jacob summoned his sons and said, “Assemble yourselves that I may tell you what will befall you in the [a]days to come. 2 “Gather together and hear, O sons of Jacob; And listen to Israel your father. 3 “Reuben, you are my firstborn; My might and the beginning of […]

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Bring Your Children to Jesus

Genesis 48:1-16 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Israel’s Last Days 48 Now it came about after these things that [a]Joseph was told, “Behold, your father is sick.” So he took his two sons Manasseh and Ephraim with him. 2 When [b]it was told to Jacob, “Behold, your son Joseph has come to you,” Israel [c]collected his strength and sat [d]up in the bed. 3 Then Jacob […]

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We Have a Better Joseph in Jesus

Genesis 47 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Jacob’s Family Settles in Goshen 47 Then Joseph went in and told Pharaoh, and said, “My father and my brothers and their flocks and their herds and all that they have, have come out of the land of Canaan; and behold, they are in the land of Goshen.” 2 He took five men from […]

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Genesis 45-46 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Joseph Deals Kindly with His Brothers 45 Then Joseph could not control himself before all those who stood by him, and he cried, “Have everyone go out from me.” So there [a]was no man with him when Joseph made himself known to his brothers. 2 He [b]wept so loudly that the Egyptians heard it, and the […]

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Genesis 45:1-7 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Joseph Deals Kindly with His Brothers 45 Then Joseph could not control himself before all those who stood by him, and he cried, “Have everyone go out from me.” So there [a]was no man with him when Joseph made himself known to his brothers. 2 He [b]wept so loudly that the Egyptians heard it, and the […]

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Genesis 42-44 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Joseph’s Brothers Sent to Egypt 42 Now Jacob saw that there was grain in Egypt, and Jacob said to his sons, “Why are you staring at one another?” 2 He said, “Behold, I have heard that there is grain in Egypt; go down there and buy some for us [a]from that place, so that we may live and […]

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Go to Jesus

Genesis 41:41-57 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 41 Pharaoh said to Joseph, “See, I have set you over all the land of Egypt.” 42 Then Pharaoh took off his signet ring from his hand and put it on Joseph’s hand, and clothed him in garments of fine linen and put the gold necklace around his neck.43 He had him ride in [a]his second chariot; […]

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God is Your Only Option

Genesis 41:1-16 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Pharaoh’s Dream 41 Now it happened at the end of two full years that Pharaoh had a dream, and behold, he was standing by the Nile. 2 And lo, from the Nile there came up seven cows, sleek and [a]fat; and they grazed in the marsh grass. 3 Then behold, seven other cows came up after […]

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