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Joseph Mourns for His Father

50 Then Joseph embraced his father,[a] cried over him, and kissed him. After this, he issued orders to his physician servants to embalm his father. So they embalmed Israel. It took 40 days to complete the process, the normal period required for embalming. Meanwhile, the Egyptians mourned for him for 70 days.

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  1. Genesis 50:1 Lit. Joseph fell on his father’s face

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