Understanding the Scriptures
|Embalm, embalmed (vv. 2–3, 26)||Prepare for burial|
|Threshingfloor (v. 10)||Place to separate wheat grain from the stalks|
|Lamentation (v. 10)||Very sad words and weeping|
|Requite (v. 15)||Repay|
JST, Genesis 50:24–38
|Fruit of my/thy loins (vv. 24, 26–27, 30–31)||My/your descendants|
|Branch (vv. 24–25)||Group|
|Manifest (v. 25)||Known|
|Seer (vv. 26–27, 29–30, 33)||Prophet|
|Esteemed (v. 27)||Respected|
|Confounding, confounded (vv. 31, 33)||Overthrow or destroy|
|Laying down of contentions (v. 31)||Ending arguments|
|Preserve (v. 34)||Protect from destruction|
|Confirmed (v. 37)||Made certain|
Studying the Scriptures
Do two of the following activities (A–D) as you study Genesis 50, including the Joseph Smith Translation.
Why Were They Worried?
Why do you think Joseph’s brothers did what they did in Genesis 50:14–21?
What Christlike example did Joseph set?
Identify the Elements of Joseph’s Prophecy
List things from JST, Genesis 50:24–38 that Joseph prophesied would happen to the family of Israel.
Find the Phrases
JST, Genesis 50:31 speaks of the Bible and the Book of Mormon. What term refers to the Bible and what term refers to the Book of Mormon?
What did Joseph say the Book of Mormon would (and will) do?
Who Is This Seer?
Identify the seer referred to in JST, Genesis 50:30–33, and explain what Joseph prophesied this seer would do.
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