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Genesis 48-50: All good things must end. This too.

Chapters 48 Joseph gets word the old man is dying and rocks up with his two sons Mnasseh and Ephraim. Jacob/Israel says he’s hearing voices again Verse 4 “And said unto me, Behold, I will make thee fruitful, and multiply … Continue reading

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Genesis 39-45: dreams and deceits in Egypt

So, having had a bit of a weird diversion on the subject of Judah’s rather disturbing family unit, we’re back to Joseph (minus Technicolour Dream Coat), who has been flogged off to some traders and taken to Egypt as a … Continue reading

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Genesis 37-8: Beastly behaviour, onanism

Chapter 37 Verse 1 “And Jacob dwelt in the land wherein his father was a stranger, in the land of Canaan.” Which is pretty poetic. But he plays favourites with his sons (“loved some more than others” as Paul Kelly … Continue reading

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