46:1 And Israel took his journey with all that he had, and came
to Beersheba, and a offered sacrifices unto the God of
his father Isaac.
(a) By this he signified both that he worshipped the true
God, and that he kept in his heart the possession of
that land from which need drove him at that time.
46:4 I will b go down with thee into Egypt; and I will also
surely c bring thee up [again]: and Joseph shall d put
his hand upon thine eyes.
(b) Conducting you by my power.
(c) In your posterity.
(d) Shall shut your eyes when you die: which belongs to him
that was most dear or chief of the kindred.
46:32 And the men [are] e shepherds, for their trade hath been
to feed cattle; and they have brought their flocks, and
their herds, and all that they have.
(e) He was not ashamed of his father and kindred, though
they were of base condition.
46:34 That ye shall say, Thy servants' trade hath been about
cattle from our youth even until now, both we, [and] also
our fathers: that ye may dwell in the land of Goshen; for
every shepherd [is] an f abomination unto the Egyptians.
(f) God permits the world to hate his own, so they will
forsake the filth of the world, and cling to him.