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In 2148 Esau at age 40 marries two Hittite women ([http://www.lds.org/scriptures/ot/gen/26.34?lang=eng#33 Gen 26:34]). Ten years later in 2158, five hundred and two years after the flood, Noah's son Shem (Generation 11) finally dies at age 600 ([http://www.lds.org/scriptures/ot/gen/11.10-11?lang=eng#9 Gen 11:10-11]). In 2171 Jacob and Esau's uncle Ishmael (Generation 21) dies at age 137 ([http://www.lds.org/scriptures/ot/gen/25.17?lang=eng#16 Gen 25:17]). Eber (Generation 14), the last of the long lived patriarchs, dies at age 464 in 2187 ([http://www.lds.org/scriptures/ot/gen/11.10-17?lang=eng#9 Gen 11:10-17]).<ref>Eber's date of death is calculated as follows: the flood occurred in 1656 (see [[Genesis 5 | Chapter 5-6a]]), plus 2 more years for the birth of Arphaxad, 35 more for Salah, 30 for Eber, and 34 + 430 for the lifetime of Eber = 2187 ([http://www.lds.org/scriptures/ot/gen/11.10-17?lang=eng#9 Gen 11:10-17]).</ref>
 
In 2148 Esau at age 40 marries two Hittite women ([http://www.lds.org/scriptures/ot/gen/26.34?lang=eng#33 Gen 26:34]). Ten years later in 2158, five hundred and two years after the flood, Noah's son Shem (Generation 11) finally dies at age 600 ([http://www.lds.org/scriptures/ot/gen/11.10-11?lang=eng#9 Gen 11:10-11]). In 2171 Jacob and Esau's uncle Ishmael (Generation 21) dies at age 137 ([http://www.lds.org/scriptures/ot/gen/25.17?lang=eng#16 Gen 25:17]). Eber (Generation 14), the last of the long lived patriarchs, dies at age 464 in 2187 ([http://www.lds.org/scriptures/ot/gen/11.10-17?lang=eng#9 Gen 11:10-17]).<ref>Eber's date of death is calculated as follows: the flood occurred in 1656 (see [[Genesis 5 | Chapter 5-6a]]), plus 2 more years for the birth of Arphaxad, 35 more for Salah, 30 for Eber, and 34 + 430 for the lifetime of Eber = 2187 ([http://www.lds.org/scriptures/ot/gen/11.10-17?lang=eng#9 Gen 11:10-17]).</ref>
  
Meanwhile, Jacob obtains through trickery the birthright blessing of his elderly father Isaac. Jacob soon flees at age 76 in 2184 (when Isaac is age 136) from the presence of his brother Esau to the house of his uncle Laban in Padan Aram.<ref>Jacob's age when he went to the house of his uncle Laban is not given directly but can be calculated as follows: First, as explained in another footnote below, Jacob is age 90 when Joseph is born. Second, Joseph is born at the end of the 14 years during which Jacob served for his wives Leah and Rachel ([http://www.lds.org/scriptures/ot/gen/30.22-25?lang=eng#21 Gen 30:22-25]). Jacob thus began at age 76 to serve his uncle Laban.</ref> After seven years, in 2191, Jacob is tricked into marrying Leah, but is then allowed to also marry Rachel a week later in return for another seven years of service that last until 2198 ([http://www.lds.org/scriptures/ot/gen/29.15-30?lang=eng#14 Gen 29:15-30]). During this second seven years, between 2191-2198, eleven of Jacob's twelve sons plus a daughter Dinah (Generation 23) are born ([http://www.lds.org/scriptures/ot/gen/29?lang=eng#30 Gen 29:31-30:21]). It is reasonable to estimate that Leah's son Levi is born about 2194 and her son Judah about 2195. Joseph is born in 2198 at the conclusion of the second seven years ([http://www.lds.org/scriptures/ot/gen/30.22-26?lang=eng#21 Gen 30:22-26]) when his father Jacob is age 90.<ref> Jacob's age at the birth of Joseph is not given directly but can be calculated as follows: Joseph stands before Pharaoah at age 30 ([http://www.lds.org/scriptures/ot/gen/41.46?lang=eng#45 Gen 41:46]). The seven years of plenty are then about to happen in the future, as opposed to already happening, so they occur when Joseph is age 31-38, and in the second year of the subsequent famine Joseph is age 40 ([http://www.lds.org/scriptures/ot/gen/41.25-30?lang=eng#24 Gen 41:25-30]). Jacob is 130 when he moves from Canaan to Egypt during that second year of famine ([http://www.lds.org/scriptures/ot/gen/45.6-11?lang=eng#5 Gen 45:6-11]; [http://www.lds.org/scriptures/ot/gen/47.9,28?lang=eng#8 Gen 47:9,28]). The age difference between Jacob and Joseph is thus 130-40=90 years.</ref> Jacob then works a final six years to earn flocks, for a total of twenty years, before returning home to Canaan in 2204 at age 96 and reconciling with his brother Esau ([http://www.lds.org/scriptures/ot/gen/31.38,41?lang=eng#37 Gen 31:38, 41]).
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Meanwhile, Jacob obtains through trickery the birthright blessing of his elderly father Isaac. Jacob soon flees at age 76 in 2184 from the presence of his brother Esau to the house of his uncle Laban in Padan Aram.<ref>Jacob's age when he went to the house of his uncle Laban is not given directly but can be calculated as follows: First, as explained in another footnote below, Jacob is age 90 when Joseph is born. Second, Joseph is born at the end of the 14 years during which Jacob served for his wives Leah and Rachel ([http://www.lds.org/scriptures/ot/gen/30.22-25?lang=eng#21 Gen 30:22-25]). Jacob thus began at age 76 to serve his uncle Laban.</ref> After seven years, in 2191, Jacob is tricked into marrying Leah, but is then allowed to also marry Rachel a week later in return for another seven years of service that last until 2198 ([http://www.lds.org/scriptures/ot/gen/29.15-30?lang=eng#14 Gen 29:15-30]). During this second seven years, between 2192-2198, eleven of Jacob's twelve sons plus a daughter Dinah (Generation 23) are born ([http://www.lds.org/scriptures/ot/gen/29?lang=eng#30 Gen 29:31-30:21]). It is reasonable to estimate that Leah's son Levi is born about 2194 and her son Judah about 2195. Joseph is born in 2198 at the conclusion of the second seven years ([http://www.lds.org/scriptures/ot/gen/30.22-26?lang=eng#21 Gen 30:22-26]) when his father Jacob is age 90.<ref> Jacob's age at the birth of Joseph is not given directly but can be calculated as follows: Joseph stands before Pharaoah when age 30 ([http://www.lds.org/scriptures/ot/gen/41.46?lang=eng#45 Gen 41:46]). The seven years of plenty are then about to happen in the future, as opposed to already happening, so they occur when Joseph is age 31-38, and in the second year of the subsequent famine Joseph is age 40 ([http://www.lds.org/scriptures/ot/gen/41.25-30?lang=eng#24 41:25-30]). Jacob is 130 when he moves from Canaan to Egypt during that second year of famine ([http://www.lds.org/scriptures/ot/gen/45.6-11?lang=eng#5 45:6-11]; [http://www.lds.org/scriptures/ot/gen/47.9,28?lang=eng#8 Gen 47:9,28]). The age difference between Jacob and Joseph is thus 130-40=90 years.</ref> Jacob then works a final six years to earn flocks, for a total of twenty years, before returning home to Canaan in 2204 at age 96 and reconciling with his brother Esau ([http://www.lds.org/scriptures/ot/gen/31.38,41?lang=eng#37 31:38, 41]).
  
At some point during 2204-2215, when Jacob is age 96-108, his sons kill the men of Shechem (Gen 34), Jacob moves his family to Bethel (Gen 35:1), and Rachel dies giving birth to Jacob's youngest son Benjamin (Gen 35:16-20). In ____ Jacob settles in Mamre (Gen 35:27). About ____ Judah marries Shuah, a Canaanite, and has three sons: Er, Onan, and Shelah (Gen 38:1-5).
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In about 2212 Jacob, about age 104, goes to Bethel (Gen 35:1). Soon after, in about 2213, Benjamin is born and Rachel dies in childbirth (Gen 35:16-20). In 2214 Jacob settles in Mamre '''where''' (Gen 35:27). About this time Judah marries Shuah ('''who is she''') and over about the next five years has three sons: Er, Onan, and Shelah (Gen 38:1-5).
  
Meanwhile in 2215 Joseph is sold into slavery at age 17 ([http://www.lds.org/scriptures/ot/gen/37.2?lang=eng#1 Gen 37:2]). Over the next thirteen years during 2215-2228 he first serves in Potiphar's house and then, after being falsely accused by Potiphar's wife, spends the remainder of those years in prison. In 2226, two years before his release from prison, he interprets the dreams of pharoah's baker and cupbearer ([http://www.lds.org/scriptures/ot/gen/41.1?lang=eng Gen 41:1]).
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Meanwhile in 2215 Joseph is sold into slavery at age 17 (Gen 37:2). Over the next thirteen years during 2215-2228 he first serves in Potiphar's house and then, after being falsely accused by Potiphar's wife, spends the remainder of those years in prison (Gen 39:20). While imprisoned in 2226, he interprets the dreams of pharoah's baker and cupbearer (Gen 41:1).
  
In 2228, Isaac (Generation 21) dies at Hebron in Canaan at age 180 and is buried by his twin sons Jacob and Esau, age 120 ([http://www.lds.org/scriptures/ot/gen/35.28?lang=eng#27 Gen 35:28]).
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In 2228, Isaac (Generation 21) dies in Canaan at age 180 and is buried by his twin sons Jacob and Esau, age 120 ([http://www.lds.org/scriptures/ot/gen/35.28?lang=eng#27 Gen 35:28]).
  
Also in 2228 Joseph at age 30 interprets Pharoah's dream, is released from prison, and is made the second ruler over Egypt ([http://www.lds.org/scriptures/ot/gen/41.46?lang=eng#45 Gen 41:46]). During 2229-2235, Egypt enjoys seven years of plenty, and Joseph's two sons Ephraim and Manasseh are born ([http://www.lds.org/scriptures/ot/gen/41.47-53?lang=eng#46  Gen 41:47-53]).
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Also in 2228 Joseph at age 30 interprets Pharoah's dream, is released from prison, and is made the second ruler over Egypt (Gen 41:46). Egypt enjoys seven years of plenty during 2229-2235 (Gen 41:47).
  
In about ____ Judah's sons Er and Onan each marry Tamar and then die (Gen 38:6-10). Then Judah's wife Shuah also dies (Gen 38:12). When Judah refuses to let his third son Shelah marry Tamar, she seduces Judah and gives birth to twin sons Pharez and Zerah (Gen 38:27-30).
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In about 2235 Judah's sons Er and Onan each marry Tamar and then die (Gen 38:6-10). Then Judah's wife Shuah also dies (Gen 38:12). When Judah refuses to let his third son Shelah marry Tamar, she seduces Judah and gives birth to twin sons Pharez and Zerah (Gen 38:27-30).
  
During 2237-2243 there are even years of famine in both Egypt and Canaan. In 2238, during the second year of the famine, Jacob, age 130, moves his entire household from Canaan to Egypt ([http://www.lds.org/scriptures/ot/gen/45.6,11?lang=eng#5 Gen 45:6, 11]; [http://www.lds.org/scriptures/ot/gen/47.9,28?lang=eng#8 47:9, 28]). After seventeen years, Jacob (Generation 22) dies in Egypt in 2255 at age 147 ([http://www.lds.org/scriptures/ot/gen/47.9,28?lang=eng#8 Gen 47:9, 28]). In 2309, Joseph (Generation 23) dies at age 110 ([http://www.lds.org/scriptures/ot/gen/50.22-26?lang=eng#21 Gen 50:22-26]).
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Egypt and Canaan both suffer seven years of famine during 2236-2242 (45:11). In 2238 during the second year of the famine, Joseph invites his father Jacob's family to move to Egypt (Exo 12:40-41).
  
The last generation to be specifically mentioned in Genesis by name are Joseph's two sons, Manasseh and Ephraim (Generation 24) ([http://www.lds.org/scriptures/ot/gen/41.50-52?lang=eng#49 Gen 41:50-52]; [http://www.lds.org/scriptures/ot/gen/48.5?lang=eng#4 48:5]).
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In 2255, Jacob (Generation 22) dies at age 147 ([http://www.lds.org/scriptures/ot/gen/47.9,28?lang=eng#8 Gen 47:9, 28]). In 2309, Joseph (Generation 23) dies at age 110 ([http://www.lds.org/scriptures/ot/gen/50.22-26?lang=eng#21 Gen 50:22-26]).
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The last generation to be specifically mentioned by name are Joseph's two sons, Manasseh and Ephraim (Generation 24).
  
 
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