Category Archives: Genesis 47

The Times They Are A-Changing

Having now acquired *absolute control* over the people of Egypt because they were now slaves, and having acquired all their land and livestock, Joseph could now turn his attention to his father, Jacob, who was nearing the day he would … Continue reading

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Not Quite Cricket

Having settled his entire extended family *in Goshen*, Joseph turned his attention back to the huge problem that beset all of Egypt, which was the terrible famine. Joseph, as Prime Minister, had set up the plan whereby Egyptian food-growers had … Continue reading

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How Insensitive

The *last posting* ended with Joseph welcoming his father and brothers and their families as they entered Goshen where they would settle. As Prime Minister of Egypt, Joseph felt an obligation to tell the Pharaoh of his family’s arrival in … Continue reading

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