The Death of Israel

50 Then Joseph fell on his father’s face, and wept over him and kissed him. Joseph commanded his servants the physicians to embalm his father. So the physicians (A)embalmed Israel. Now forty days were [a]required for [b]it, for [c]such is the period required for embalming. And the Egyptians (B)wept for him seventy days.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 50:3 Lit fulfilled
  2. Genesis 50:3 Or him
  3. Genesis 50:3 Lit so are fulfilled the days of embalming

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