Genesis 50:1-26, NLT
1Joseph threw himself on his father and wept over him and kissed him.
4When the period of mourning was over, Joseph approached Pharaoh’s advisers and said, “Please do me this favor and speak to Pharaoh on my behalf.
6Pharaoh agreed to Joseph’s request. “Go and bury your father, as he made you promise,” he said.
10When they arrived at the threshing floor of Atad, near the Jordan River, they held a very great and solemn memorial service, with a seven-day period of mourning for Joseph’s father.
12So Jacob’s sons did as he had commanded them.
Joseph Reassures His Brothers
14After burying Jacob, Joseph returned to Egypt with his brothers and all who had accompanied him to his father’s burial.
16So they sent this message to Joseph: “Before your father died, he instructed us
19But Joseph replied, “Don’t be afraid of me. Am I God, that I can punish you?
The Death of Joseph
22So Joseph and his brothers and their families continued to live in Egypt. Joseph lived to the age of 110.
24“Soon I will die,” Joseph told his brothers, “but God will surely come to help you and lead you out of this land of Egypt. He will bring you back to the land he solemnly promised to give to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.”
25Then Joseph made the sons of Israel swear an oath, and he said, “When God comes to help you and lead you back, you must take my bones with you.”