6. Pharaoh demonstrated apparent high regard for Jacob by allowing his prime minister, ALL of his officials, all of Joseph’s household, and chariots and horsemen to accompany Joseph in the burial of his father.
7. a. The Canaanites observed a company of Egyptians lamenting loudly and bitterly for seven days.
b. Jacob’s sons honored their father and demonstrated faith in God by burying him with his ancestors per his request.
c. If my citizenship was not in heaven and if I was not eagerly awaiting the promised return of the Messiah, I would be much more distraught about political corruption and efforts to promote, fund, and legitimize murder and immoral behavior.