Genesis 50:2

“And Joseph commanded his servants the physicians to embalm his father: and the physicians embalmed Israel.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And Ioseph commanded his seruants the physicians to imbalme his father: and the physicians imbalmed Israel.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Joseph commanded his servants the physicians to embalm his father. So the physicians embalmed Israel.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Joseph commanded his servants the physicians to embalm his father: and the physicians embalmed Israel.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And Joseph gave orders to his servants who had the necessary knowledge, to make his father's body ready, folding it in linen with spices, and they did so.
- Basic English Bible

And Joseph commanded his servants the physicians to embalm his father. And the physicians embalmed Israel.
- Darby Bible

And Joseph commanded his servants the physicians to embalm his father: and the physicians embalmed Israel.
- Webster's Bible

Joseph commanded his servants, the physicians, to embalm his father; and the physicians embalmed Israel.
- World English Bible

and Joseph commandeth his servants, the physicians, to embalm his father, and the physicians embalm Israel;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And Joseph commanded his servants the physicians to embalm his father. And the physicians embalmed Israel.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 50:2


50:2 He ordered the body to be embalmed, not only because he died in Egypt, and that was the manner of the Egyptians, but because he was to be carried to Canaan, which would be a work of time.


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