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Genesis 15:15

15:15 But as for you, 1  you will go to your ancestors 2  in peace and be buried at a good old age. 3 

Genesis 47:30

47:30 but when I rest 4  with my fathers, carry me out of Egypt and bury me in their burial place.” Joseph 5  said, “I will do as you say.”

1 tn The vav with the pronoun before the verb calls special attention to the subject in contrast to the preceding subject.

2 sn You will go to your ancestors. This is a euphemistic expression for death.

3 tn Heb “in a good old age.”

4 tn Heb “lie down.” Here the expression “lie down” refers to death.

5 tn Heb “he”; the referent (Joseph) has been specified in the translation for clarity.

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