Jacob Blessed Pharaoh

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Vayigash - In Classical Rabbinic Interpretation - Genesis Chapter 47
... The Egyptians were sweet at the beginning, as Genesis 476 reports that Pharaoh told Joseph, “The land of Egypt is before you have your father and brethren dwell in the best ... Similarly, Rabbi Berekiah the priest taught that when Jacob came to Pharaoh, he did not leave him before blessing him, as Genesis 4710 says, “And Jacob blessed Pharaoh ... say, “From my elders I receive understanding.” Rabbi Judah taught that Mordecai reasoned that Jacob blessed Pharaoh, as Genesis 477 says, “And Jacob blessed Pharaoh.” And Joseph revealed his dreams to him ...

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    When Pharaoh let the people go, God did not lead them by way of the land of the Philistines, although that was nearer; for God thought, “If the people face war, they may change their minds and return to Egypt.”
    Bible: Hebrew, Exodus 13:17.

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