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.

When the days of [d]mourning for him were past, Joseph spoke to the household of Pharaoh, saying, “If now I have found favor in your sight, please speak [e]to Pharaoh, saying,

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  1. Genesis 50:3 Lit fulfilled
  2. Genesis 50:3 Or him
  3. Genesis 50:3 Lit so are fulfilled the days of embalming
  4. Genesis 50:4 Lit weeping
  5. Genesis 50:4 Lit In the ears of

10 When they came to the [a]threshing floor of Atad, which is beyond the Jordan, they (A)lamented there with a very great and [b]sorrowful lamentation; and he [c]observed seven days mourning for his father.

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  1. Genesis 50:10 Heb Goren ha-Atad
  2. Genesis 50:10 Lit heavy
  3. Genesis 50:10 Lit made a mourning for seven days

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