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Joseph asks Pharaoh for permission to bury Jacob: Early (1859 BC)
Joseph asked Pharaoh for permission to bury Jacob in Canaan. Pharaoh granted permission.
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Ge 50:4–6

When the days of his weeping had passed, Joseph spoke to the household of Pharaoh, saying, “If I have found favor in your eyes, please speak in the hearing of Pharaoh, saying, ‘My father made me swear, saying, “Behold, I am about to die. In my tomb that I have hewed out for myself in the land of …