by Louis Ginzberg

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The Legends of the Jews
by Louis Ginzberg

Translated from the German Manuscript
by Henrietta Szold

Volume II

Bible Times and Characters from Joseph to the Exodus

The Favorite Son | Joseph Hated by His Brethren | Joseph Cast into the Pit | The Sale | Joseph's Three Masters | Joseph's Coat Brought to His Father | Judah and His Sons | The Wives of the Sons of Jacob | Joseph the Slave of Potiphar | Joseph and Zuleika | Joseph Resists Temptation | Joseph in Prison | Pharaoh's Dreams | Joseph before Pharaoh | The Ruler of Egypt | Joseph's Brethren in Egypt | Joseph Meets His Brethren | The Second Journey to Egypt | Joseph and Benjamin | The Thief Caught | Judah Pleads and Threatens | Joseph Makes Himself Known | Jacob Receives the Glad Tidings | Jacob Arrives in Egypt | Joseph's Kindness and Generosity | Jacob's Last Wish | The Blessing of Ephraim and Manasseh | The Blessing of the Twelve Tribes | The Death of Jacob | The Sons of Jacob at War with the Sons of Esau | Zepho King of Kittim | The Nations at War | Joseph's Magnanimity | Asenath | The Marriage of Joseph | Kind and Unkind Brethren | Treachery Punished | The Death and Burial of Joseph. 
Significant Names | Reuben's Testament | Simon's Admonition against Envy | The Ascension of Levi | Judah Warns against Greed and Unchastity | Issachar's Singleness of Heart | Zebulon Exhorts unto Compassion | Dan's Confession | Naphtali's Dreams of the Division of the Tribes | Gad's Hatred | Asher's Last Words | Benjamin Extols Joseph.
Job and the Patriarchs | Job's Wealth and Benefactions | Satan and Job | Job's Suffering | The Four Friends | Job Restored.
The Beginning of the Egyptian Bondage | Pharaoh's Cunning | The Pious Midwives | The Three Counsellors | The Slaughter of the Innocents | The Parents of Moses | The Birth of Moses | Moses Rescued from the Water | The Infancy of Moses | Moses Rescued by Gabriel | The Youth of Moses | The Flight | The King of Ethiopia | Jethro | Moses Marries Zipporah | A Bloody Remedy | The Faithful Shepherd | The Burning Thorn-bush | The Ascension of Moses | Moses Visits Paradise and Hell | Moses Declines the Mission | Moses Punished for His Stubbornness | The Return to Egypt |
Moses and Aaron before Pharaoh | The Suffering Increases | Measure for Measure | The Plagues Brought through Aaron | The Plagues Brought through Moses | The First Passover | The Smiting of the First-born | The Redemption of Israel from Egyptian Bondage | The Exodus.

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