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truly with me, bury me not, I pray thee, in Egypt; but I will lie with my fathers; and thou shalt carry ine out of Egypt, and bury me in their burya ing place : and he said, I will do as thou hast said. And he said, swear unto me.
And he sware unto him. And Israel bowed himself upon the bed's head.
And Joseph dwelt in the land of Egypt, he, and his father's house: and Joseph lived an hundred and ten years. And he saw Ephraim's children, of the third generation : the children, also, of Machir the son of Manasseh, were brought up upon Joseph's knees. 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 hè sware to. Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob. And Joseph took an oath of the children of Israel, saying, God will surely visit y, and ye shall carry up my bones from hence. So eph died; and they embalmed, him and put him in a coffin in Egypt.
SCRIPTURE PROPER NAMES.
C, in the Roman character, sounds like, k.
Ph, always sounds like, f: except in Stephen.
pph and tth, the former p and t are generally not sounded, as in, Apph-us, Matth-ew, &c. pronounced Af-us, Math-ew.
X, at the beginning of words, sounds like, z.
Words printed in Italics represent the sound of the preceding word.
Monosyllables have been omitted where the sound is certain.
In other instances Italic letters are not sounded. For further remarks on the principles of pronunciation, the reader is referred to the New English Spelling Book.
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