Jacob Goes to Egypt
1 So Israel set out with all that was his, and when he reached Beersheba, he offered sacrifices to the God of his father Isaac.
The Lord speaks to Jacob with his trademark greeting, “Do not be afraid.”
At Beersheba, where Abraham and Isaac had also worshiped the Lord, the Lord reiterates his covenant promises.
God would be with Jacob when he went south to Egypt, as he was with him when he went north to Haran.
Hanok, Pallu, Hezron and Karmi.
Jemuel, Jamin, Ohad, Jakin, Zohar and Shaul the son of a Canaanite woman.
Gershon, Kohath and Merari.
Er, Onan, Shelah, Perez and Zerah (but Er and Onan had died in the land of Canaan).
The sons of Perez:
Tola, Puah,b]’>[b] and Shimron.
Sered, Elon and Jahleel.
Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi and Beriah.
Their sister was Serah.
The sons of Beriah:
Joseph and Benjamin. 20 In Egypt, Manasseh and Ephraim were born to Joseph by Asenath daughter of Potiphera, priest of On.f]’>[f] who had been born to Joseph in Egypt, the members of Jacob’s family, which went to Egypt, were seventyh]’>[h] and wept for a long time.