25 So Joseph made the sons of Israel take an oath: “When God comes to your aid, you are to carry my bones up from here.”(A)

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32 Joseph’s bones, which the Israelites had brought up from Egypt,(A) were buried at Shechem in the parcel of land Jacob had purchased from the sons of Hamor, Shechem’s father, for 100 qesitahs.[a](B) It was an inheritance for Joseph’s descendants.

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Footnotes

  1. Joshua 24:32 The value of this currency is unknown.

16 were carried back to Shechem, and were placed in the tomb that Abraham had bought for a sum of silver from the sons of Hamor in Shechem.(A)

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22 By faith Joseph, as he was nearing the end of his life, mentioned the exodus of the Israelites and gave instructions concerning his bones.(A)

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