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Q. What happened to him here?
A. The Lord again appeared, and renewed his

promise, to bless him and his seed abundantly.

Chap. xxxv, 9–12. Q. Where did Rachel die? Ă. Near to Bethlehem. Chap. xxxv, 19. Q. Where did Jacob meet his aged father again ? Ă. At Hebron, where he dwelt. Chap. xxxv, Q. How old was Isaac when he died ? Ă. One hundred and eighty years. Chapter

XXXV, 28. Q. Who buried him? A. His two sons, Esau and Jacob. Chap

XXXV. 29

27.

LESSON VIII.

Poseph.

GEN. XXXVII-XLI.

was

Question. How many children had Jacob?
Answer. Twelve sons and one daughter.
Q. What were their names ?
A Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Ze-

bulun, Dan, Naphtali, Gad, Asher, Joseph,
and Benjamin ; the daughter's name

Dinah,
Q. Which of his sons did Jacob love the most?
A. Joseph. Chap. xxxvii, 3.
Q. Why did he prefer him ?
Ă. Because he was the son of his old age.
Q. What did Jacob make for him ?
A. A coat of many

colors. Q. How did their father's partiality affect the brothers of

Joseph ? A. They hated him, and could not speak peace

ably unto him. Chap. xxxvii, 4. Q. What served to irritate them the more? Ă. The dreams that he told them. Chapter

Xxxvii, 8. Q. What was his first dream? Ă. That his brethren and himself were binding

sheaves in the field, and that his sheaf stood upright, and theirs stood round about and made obeisance to his. Chap. xxxvii, 7.

Q. What did his brethren say to this?
X. Shalt thou indeed reign over us? Chap.

xxxvii, 8. Q. What other dream did Joseph have? Ă. That the sun, and the moon, and the eleven

stars, made obeisance to him. Chap. xxxvü, 9. Q. What did his father say of this ? A. Shall I, and thy mother, and thy brethren,

indeed, come to bow down ourselves to thee

to the earth? Chap. xxxvii, 10. Q. Where did Joseph's father send him to visit his bre

thren? A. To Shechem. Chap. xxxvii,'12. Q. When they saw him coming, what did they say ? A. Behold, this dreamer cometh. Let us slay

him, and cast him into some pit; and we will say, Some evil beast hath devoured him. Chap.

xxxvii, 19, 20. Q. What did they say of his dreams? A. We shall see what will become of his dreams. Q. What did Reuben say to them? A. Shed no blood, but cast him into this pit in

the wilderness. Chap. xxxvii, 22. Q. What did he intend to do with him? A. To rid him out of their hands, and to deliver

him to his father again. Q. What did they do to Joseph when he came to them? Ă. They stripped off his coat of many colors,

and cast him into the pit. Chap. xxxvii,

23, 24. Q. Who came along just at this time? A. A company

of Ishmaelites from Gilead. Q. Whither were they going ? A. Into Egypt.

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2. What did Judah propose ? A. That they should take up Joseph and sell

him to the Ishmaelites. Chap. xxxvii, 27. Q. What did they obtain for their brother? A. Twenty pieces of silver. Chap. xxxvii, 28. Q. Was Reuben with them when they sold Joseph ? A. He was not. Q. How was he affected when he returned and found the

pit empty? A. He rent his clothes, and said, The child is

not; and I, whither shall I go? Chap. xxxvii,

29, 30. Q. What did they do with Joseph's coat? A. They killed a kid, and dipped it into the

blood, and brought it to their father. Chap.

Xxxvii, 31. Q. What did they say to him? A. This have we found : know now whether it

be thy son's coat or no. Chap. xxxvii, 32.

Q. What did Israel say?
A. It is my son's coat; an evil beast hath de-

voured him. Chap. xxxvii, 33. Q. How was he affected ? Ă. He rent his clothes, and put sackcloth upon

his loins, and mourned for his son many days

Chap. Xxxvii, 34. Q. To whom did the Ishmaelites sell Joseph ? A. To Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh, king of

Egypt. Chap. xxxix, 1. Q. Who was with Joseph in his bondage ? Ă. The Lord was with him, and he was a pros

perous man. Chap. xxxix, 2. Q. How did his master regard him? A. He found favor in his sight; he made him

to be overseer of his house, and all that he

had he put into his hand. Chap. xxxix, 3. Q. What was the character of Potiphar's wife? A. She was a very wicked woman. Q. Of what did she accuse Joseph ? A. Of a crime which he did not commit. Q. What did she instigate his master to do? A. To cast him into prison. Q. Who was still with him? A. The Lord was with him, and showed him

mercy. Chap. xxxix, 21. Q. How did the keeper of the prison treat him? A. He showed him favor, and committed into

his hands the keeping of all the prisoners.

Chap. xxxix, 22, 23. . What officers of King Pharaoh were in prison at this time?

His chief butler and chief baker,

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