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Q. What happened to both of them in one night?
xl, 5. Q. Why were they troubled ? Ă. Because they could not discover the mean
ing of these dreams. Chap. xl, 7, 8. Q. To whom did Joseph say the interpretation of dreams
belonged ? A. To God. Chap. xl, 8. Q. How did Joseph interpret the butler's dream ? A. That in three days he should be released
from prison. Chap. xl, 13. Q. What request did Joseph make of the butler ? 4. Think on me when it shall be well with thee,
and make mention of me unto Pharaoh, and
bring me out of this prison. Chap. xl, 14. Q. How did he interpret the chief baker's dream? Å. Within three days shall Pharaoh lift up thy
head from off thee, and shall hang thee on a
tree. Chap. xl, 19. Q. Did these interpretations come to pass ? A. They did. Q. Did the butler remember Joseph's request ? A. He did not. Chap. xl, 23. Q. What recalled it to his mind? A. A remarkable dream which Pharaoh the
king had. Q. How was Pharaoh affected by his dreams ? A. He was troubled, because no one could in
terpret them. Q. What did the chief butler then tell Pharaoh? A: What had happened to him in the prison,
and the interpretation of his dream by Joseph. Chap. xli, 11-13.
Q. What did Pharaoh do?
answer of peace. Chap. xli, 16. Q. How did Joseph interpret his dream ? A. He said God intended to show the king that
there were to be seven years of abundance, and, after these, seven years of grievous
famine. Chap. xli, 29–31. Q. What did he advise the king to do? Ă. To gather all the food of the good years,
that they might be supplied in the years of
famine. Q. How did Joseph's advice please the king ? A. The thing was good in the eyes of Pharaoh
and in the eyes of all his servants. Chap.
xli, 37. Q. What did Pharaoh say to Joseph ? A. As it has pleased God to make you wise
and discreet, you shall be over my house, and according unto your word shall all my
people be ruled. Chap. xli, 40. Q. What did he do to him? Ă. He put his ring on Joseph's hand, arrayed
him in garments of fine linen, put a gold chain about his neck, and made him to ride in the second chariot which he had. Chap. xli,
42, 43. Q. What did Joseph do? A. He gathered up throughout Egypt a great
abundance of corn during the years of plenty. Chap. xli, 48, 49.
Q. How old was Joseph at this time?
Question. What happened during the years of famine? Answer. People from all countries came into
Egypt, to Joseph, to buy corn. Chap. xli, 57. Q. Who came, among others? 4. Ten of Joseph's brethren from Canaan.
Chap. xlii, 3. & Which brother remained at home? A. Benjamin. Q. Why? A. His father feared lest some mischief might
befall him. Chap. xlii, 4.
Q. What respect did they show Joseph when they came to
Egypt? A. They bowed down themselves before him,
with their faces to the earth. Chap. xlii, 6. Q. Was Joseph's dream of the sheaves bowing to his sheaf
now fulfilled ? A. It was. Q. Did Joseph know his brethren? A. He did ; but they did not know him. Chap.
xlii, 8. Q. How did he speak to them? A. He made himself strange, and spake roughly
to them, saying, Ye are spies. Chap. xlii, 7-9. Q. What did they answer? A. Nay, my lord, but to buy food are thy ser
vants come. Chap. xlii, 10. Q. What did they further tell Joseph ? A. They were all sons of one man, and that
their youngest brother wa at home with
their father. Chap. xlii, 13. Q. How did Joseph say he would prove the truth of their
story? A. By placing them in prison until one of their
number should go back and bring up their
youngest brother. Chap. xlii, 16. Q. What did he finally propose ? A. That one of their number should remain be
hind, and that the rest should go up, and
bring back their youngest brother. Q. What did they say to each other when they heard this? A. We are verily guilty concerning our brother,
(Joseph,) in that we saw the anguish of his soul, when he besought us, and we would not
hear, therefore is this distress come upon us.
Chap. xlii, 21. X Q. When Joseph heard this, how was he affected? A. He turned himself about from them, and
wept. Chap. xlii, 24. Q. Did they think he could understand them? A. They did not; they supposed him to be an
Egyptian, Q. What did Joseph then do? A. He bound Simeon before their eyes, and
sent the rest home with their corn. Chap.
xlii, 24, 25. Q. What did he do with the money they brought? A. He placed it in their sacks with the corn. Q. What did they do when they reached home? A. They told their father all that had befallen
them. Chap. xlii, 29. Q. How was Jacob affected ? A. He was greatly afflicted, and said, Me have
ye bereaved of my children: Joseph is not, and Simeon is not, and ye will take away
Benjamin also. Chap. xlii, 36. Q. What did he say would happen if Benjamin should re
ceive harm? A. They would bring down his gray hairs with
sorrow to the grave. Chap. xlii, 38. Q. What did Jacob say to his sons when the corn was all
consumed ? A. Go again, and buy us a little food. Chap.
xliii, 2. Q. On what condition were they willing to go? A. That Benjamin should go with them.