Genesis 50:24
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New International Version
Then Joseph said to his brothers, "I am about to die. But God will surely come to your aid and take you up out of this land to the land he promised on oath to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob."

New Living Translation
"Soon I will die," Joseph told his brothers, "but God will surely come to help you and lead you out of this land of Egypt. He will bring you back to the land he solemnly promised to give to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob."

English Standard Version
And Joseph said to his brothers, “I am about to die, but God will visit you and bring you up out of this land to the land that he swore to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.”

New American Standard Bible
Joseph said to his brothers, "I am about to die, but God will surely take care of you and bring you up from this land to the land which He promised on oath to Abraham, to Isaac and to Jacob."

King James Bible
And Joseph said unto his brethren, I die: and God will surely visit you, and bring you out of this land unto the land which he sware to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Joseph said to his brothers, "I am about to die, but God will certainly come to your aid and bring you up from this land to the land He promised Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob."

International Standard Version
Later, Joseph told his brothers, "I'm going to die soon, but God will certainly provide for you and bring you up from this land to the land that he promised with an oath to give to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob."

NET Bible
Then Joseph said to his brothers, "I am about to die. But God will surely come to you and lead you up from this land to the land he swore on oath to give to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob."

New Heart English Bible
Joseph said to his brothers, "I am dying, but God will surely visit you, and bring you up out of this land to the land which he swore to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
At last Joseph said to his brothers, "I'm about to die. God will definitely take care of you and take you out of this land to the land he swore with an oath to give to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Joseph said unto his brethren: 'I die; but God will surely remember you, and bring you up out of this land unto the land which He swore to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.'

New American Standard 1977
And Joseph said to his brothers, “I am about to die, but God will surely take care of you, and bring you up from this land to the land which He promised on oath to Abraham, to Isaac and to Jacob.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
And Joseph said unto his brethren, I die; but God will surely visit you and bring you out of this land unto the land which he swore to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.

King James 2000 Bible
And Joseph said unto his brothers, I die: and God will surely visit you, and bring you out of this land unto the land which he swore to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.

American King James Version
And Joseph said to his brothers, I die: and God will surely visit you, and bring you out of this land to the land which he swore to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.

American Standard Version
And Joseph said unto his brethren, I die; but God will surely visit you, and bring you up out of this land unto the land which he sware to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.

Douay-Rheims Bible
After which he told his brethren: God will visit you after my death, and will make you go up out of this land, to the land which he swore to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.

Darby Bible Translation
And Joseph said to his brethren, I die; and God will certainly visit you, and bring you up out of this land, into the land that he swore unto Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.

English Revised Version
And Joseph said unto his brethren, I die: but God will surely visit you, and bring you up out of this land unto the land which he sware to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Joseph said to his brethren, I die: and God will surely visit you, and bring you out of this land, to the land which he swore to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.

World English Bible
Joseph said to his brothers, "I am dying, but God will surely visit you, and bring you up out of this land to the land which he swore to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob."

Young's Literal Translation
And Joseph saith unto his brethren, 'I am dying, and God doth certainly inspect you, and hath caused you to go up from this land, unto the land which He hath sworn to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.'
Study Bible
The Death of Joseph
23Joseph saw the third generation of Ephraim's sons; also the sons of Machir, the son of Manasseh, were born on Joseph's knees. 24Joseph said to his brothers, "I am about to die, but God will surely take care of you and bring you up from this land to the land which He promised on oath to Abraham, to Isaac and to Jacob." 25Then Joseph made the sons of Israel swear, saying, "God will surely take care of you, and you shall carry my bones up from here."…
Cross References
Hebrews 11:22
By faith Joseph, when his end was near, spoke about the exodus of the Israelites and gave instructions about his bones.

Genesis 13:15
for all the land which you see, I will give it to you and to your descendants forever.

Genesis 13:17
"Arise, walk about the land through its length and breadth; for I will give it to you."

Genesis 15:7
And He said to him, "I am the LORD who brought you out of Ur of the Chaldeans, to give you this land to possess it."

Genesis 15:8
He said, "O Lord GOD, how may I know that I will possess it?"

Genesis 26:3
"Sojourn in this land and I will be with you and bless you, for to you and to your descendants I will give all these lands, and I will establish the oath which I swore to your father Abraham.

Genesis 28:13
And behold, the LORD stood above it and said, "I am the LORD, the God of your father Abraham and the God of Isaac; the land on which you lie, I will give it to you and to your descendants.

Genesis 35:12
"The land which I gave to Abraham and Isaac, I will give it to you, And I will give the land to your descendants after you."

Genesis 46:4
"I will go down with you to Egypt, and I will also surely bring you up again; and Joseph will close your eyes."

Genesis 48:21
Then Israel said to Joseph, "Behold, I am about to die, but God will be with you, and bring you back to the land of your fathers.
Treasury of Scripture

And Joseph said to his brothers, I die: and God will surely visit you, and bring you out of this land to the land which he swore to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.

I die.

Genesis 50:5 My father made me swear, saying, See, I die: in my grave which I …

Genesis 3:19 In the sweat of your face shall you eat bread, till you return to …

Job 30:23 For I know that you will bring me to death, and to the house appointed …

Ecclesiastes 12:5,7 Also when they shall be afraid of that which is high, and fears shall …

Romans 5:12 Why, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; …

Hebrews 9:27 And as it is appointed to men once to die, but after this the judgment:

visit you.

Genesis 21:1 And the LORD visited Sarah as he had said, and the LORD did to Sarah …

Exodus 4:31 And the people believed: and when they heard that the LORD had visited …

you out.

Genesis 15:14-16 And also that nation, whom they shall serve, will I judge: and afterward …

Genesis 26:3 Sojourn in this land, and I will be with you, and will bless you; …

Genesis 35:12 And the land which I gave Abraham and Isaac, to you I will give it, …

Genesis 46:4 I will go down with you into Egypt; and I will also surely bring …

Genesis 48:21 And Israel said to Joseph, Behold, I die: but God shall be with you, …

Exodus 3:16,17 Go, and gather the elders of Israel together, and say to them, The …

sware.

Genesis 12:7 And the LORD appeared to Abram, and said, To your seed will I give …

Genesis 13:15,17 For all the land which you see, to you will I give it, and to your …

Genesis 15:7,18 And he said to him, I am the LORD that brought you out of Ur of the …

Genesis 17:8 And I will give to you, and to your seed after you, the land wherein …

Genesis 26:3 Sojourn in this land, and I will be with you, and will bless you; …

Genesis 28:13 And, behold, the LORD stood above it, and said, I am the LORD God …

Genesis 35:12 And the land which I gave Abraham and Isaac, to you I will give it, …

Genesis 46:4 I will go down with you into Egypt; and I will also surely bring …

Exodus 33:1 And the LORD said to Moses, Depart, and go up hence, you and the …

Numbers 32:11 Surely none of the men that came up out of Egypt, from twenty years …

Deuteronomy 1:8 Behold, I have set the land before you: go in and possess the land …

Deuteronomy 6:10 And it shall be, when the LORD your God shall have brought you into …

(24) God will . . . bring you out of this land.--This is, first, a proof of Joseph's faith, commended in Hebrews 11:22; and, secondly, it is a preparation for the next book (Exodus). Joseph's faith thus unites the two books together.

Verses 24, 25. - And Joseph said unto his brethren, I die: and God (Elohim) will surely visit you, - literally, visiting will visit you, according to his promise (Genesis 46:4) - and bring you out of this land unto the land which he swore to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob. And Joseph took an oath of the children of Israel, - as his father had done of him (Genesis 47:31), - saying, God will surely visit you, and ye shall carry up my bones from hence. The writer to the Hebrews (Genesis 11:22) refers to this as a signal instance of faith on the part of Joseph. And Joseph said unto his brethren, I die,.... Some time before his death he called them together, and observed to them, that he expected to die in a little time, as all must:

and God will surely visit you; not in a way of wrath and vindictive justice, as he sometimes does, but in a way of love, grace, and mercy:

and bring you out of this land; the land of Egypt, in which they then dwelt:

unto the land which he sware to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob; meaning the land of Canaan, which he swore to those patriarchs that he would give to their posterity. 24. Joseph said unto his brethren, I die—The national feelings of the Egyptians would have been opposed to his burial in Canaan; but he gave the strongest proof of the strength of his faith and full assurance of the promises, by "the commandment concerning his bones" [Heb 11:22].50:22-26 Joseph having honoured his father, his days were long in the land, which, for the present, God had given him. When he saw his death approaching, he comforted his brethren with the assurance of their return to Canaan in due time. We must comfort others with the same comforts with which we have been comforted of God, and encourage them to rest on the promises which are our support. For a confession of his own faith, and a confirmation of theirs, he charges them to keep his remains unburied till that glorious day, when they should be settled in the land of promise. Thus Joseph, by faith in the doctrine of the resurrection, and the promise of Canaan, gave commandment concerning his bones. This would keep up their expectation of a speedy departure from Egypt, and keep Canaan continually in their minds. This would also attach Joseph's posterity to their brethren. The death, as well as the life of this eminent saint, was truly excellent; both furnish us with strong encouragement to persevere in the service of God. How happy to set our early in the heavenly race, to continue stedfastly, and to finish the course with joy! This Joseph did, this we also may do. Even when the pains of death are upon us, if we have trusted in Him upon whom the patriarchs, prophets, and apostles depended, we need not fear to say, My flesh and my heart faileth, but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever.
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