carried her body to the family tomb at Machpelah?[360]

Jacob had also entertained doubts on five points, when he
was about to emigrate from Canaan to Egypt: He did not
know whether his descendants would lose themselves among
the people of Egypt; whether he would die there and
be buried there; and whether he would be permitted to see
Joseph and see the sons of Joseph. God gave him the assurance,
saying, "I will go down with thee into Egypt, and I
will surely bring thee up again after thy death, and thy
descendants also, and Joseph shall put his hand upon thine
eyes." When the time approached for the fulfilment of the
Divine promise, God appeared unto Jacob, and He said, "I
promised to fulfil thy wish, and the time of fulfilment hath

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