When Jacob was come to the king, and saluted him, and wished all
prosperity to his government, Pharaoh asked him how old he now was; upon
whose answer, that he was a hundred and thirty years old, he admired Jacob
on account of the length of his life. And when he had added, that still
he had not lived so long as his forefathers, he gave him leave to live
with his children in Heliopolis; for in that city the king's shepherds
had their pasturage.
Flavius Josephus. The Works of Flavius Josephus. Translated by. William Whiston, A.M. Auburn and Buffalo. John E. Beardsley. 1895.
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