I am getting old, I may pass soon. If I do, bury me among my ancestors away from Egypt.
Joseph finds out his father is passing.
Joseph!!!! Come quick, your father is in a terrible state!
Jacob tells Joseph about his encounter with God.
God Almighty appeared to me at Luz in the Land of Canaan.
Jacob is telling his son Joseph that he will die soon. He shares that he wishes to be buried with his ancestors, away from Egypt.
Joseph, Ephraim, Israel, and Manasseh bless and pray for Jacob
May the God before whom my fathers Abraham and Isaac walked faithfully, the God who has been my shepherd all my life to this day, 16 the Angel who has delivered me from all harm - may he bless these boys.
Joseph is approached by a woman, who is calling out to him telling him to come home, and be with his father, who seems to be getting worse, and is almost dead.
Israel speaks with Joseph privately
Joseph; I too will pass away soon. Just know, that both I and your father know that God will look after you, and guide you through any troubles.
Depicted here, Jacob is telling Joseph about when God Almighty appeared to him. This happened in Jacob's past, and happened in the city of Lan, which was in the Land of Canaan.
Israel gives gifts to Joseph and his brothers
Thank you for these gifts Israel!
Joseph, Israel, Ephraim, and Manasseh all prayed for Jacob before his death, and asked God to bless Jacob's sons. The prayer shown is written in the bible in Gen. 48:15-16
Here, Israel shares with Joseph that he is nearing his death. Israel is old and wise, and with this wisdom he knew that God was looking after Joseph and his brothers, which God was asked to do in the prayer.
Israel gives Jacob's sons gifts. He decides to give Joseph an extra gift, because he can see he has the brightest future and will grow up to be a holy man.