Genesis 47:11, 12
And Joseph placed his father and his brothers, and gave them a possession in the land of Egypt, in the best of the land…
I. A CONSUMMATION. Distinctly the act of Joseph, under the command of Pharaoh.
1. The fruit of righteousness reaped.
2. The fulfillment of God's word.
II. A NEW LIFE BASED UPON THE TESTIMONY OF DIVINE GRACE. The weak things have been proved mighty, the elect of God has been exalted. The "best of the land is for the seed of the righteous: The meek shall inherit the earth." Goshen the type of the Divine kingdom.
Parallel VersesKJV: And Joseph placed his father and his brethren, and gave them a possession in the land of Egypt, in the best of the land, in the land of Rameses, as Pharaoh had commanded.