1And after this the time drew near for Jacob Israel to go forth from the body. 2He called Joseph and spoke to him as follows, If I have found favour with you, then put your blessed hand upon my thigh and swear to me on oath before the Lord to lay my body in my fathers' grave. 3And Joseph said to him, I will do as you ask, my God-loving father. 4His father said to him, I would have you swear; and Joseph swore the oath to Jacob his father that he would take 1 Lit. ‘And Joseph swore to Jacob his father according to these words to take’. his body to his fathers' grave. 5And Jacob bowed himself upon his son's neck.
1 Lit. ‘And Joseph swore to Jacob his father according to these words to take’.