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50 Then Joseph threw himself upon his father, and cried over him and kissed him. Joseph told his servants the doctors to make his father ready to be buried. So the doctors made Israel ready. Forty days were needed for this. For this is how much time it took for making the body ready to be buried. And the Egyptians cried for him seventy days.

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50 Joseph threw himself on his father and wept over him and kissed him.(A) Then Joseph directed the physicians in his service to embalm his father Israel. So the physicians embalmed him,(B) taking a full forty days, for that was the time required for embalming. And the Egyptians mourned for him seventy days.(C)

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