Joseph harnessed his chariot and went up to meet his father Israel in Goshen. When he met him, 1 he hugged his neck and wept on his neck for quite some time.
He said, “Here are the policies of the king who will rule over you: He will conscript your sons and put them in his chariot forces and in his cavalry; they will run in front of his chariot.
Elisha 1 replied, “I was there in spirit when a man turned and got down from his chariot to meet you. 2 This is not the proper time to accept silver or to accept clothes, olive groves, vineyards, sheep, cattle, and male and female servants. 3