Day: July 17, 2023

Genesis 47 : Israel’s Dying Wish

July 17, 2023 ·

Summary: Pharaoh engages in a conversation with Jacob, who affirms that they are indeed shepherds. In a generous act, Pharaoh grants them permission to settle in the prime land of Egypt, providing them with sustenance while the surrounding regions suffer from severe famine. The famine becomes so dire that people are compelled to sell all their possessions and eventually offer themselves as servants to Pharaoh. In return for food and seed, Pharaoh imposes a requirement for everyone to give one-fifth… Read more.