royal title was left to Magron, called Pharaoh, according to
the established custom the name given to all the Egyptian
kings. But Joseph was made the actual ruler of the land,
and though he was only viceroy in Egypt, he reigned as
king over the lands outside of Egypt as far as the Euphrates,
parts of which Joseph had acquired by conquest.
The inhabitants of these countries brought their yearly
tribute to him and other presents besides, and thus did
Joseph rule for forty years, beloved of all, and respected by
the Egyptians and the other nations, and during all that time
his brethren dwelt in Goshen, happy and blithe in the service
of God. And in his own family circle Joseph was happy
also; he lived to act as godfather at the circumcision of the
sons of his grandson Machir.

 
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