Genesis 41:2

Overview - Genesis 41
Pharaoh has two dreams.
Joseph interprets them.
33 He gives Pharaoh counsel, and is highly advanced, and married.
46 The seven years of plenty.
50 He begets children.
53 The famine begins.
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Genesis 41:2  (King James Version)
And, behold, there came up out of the river seven well favoured kine and fatfleshed; and they fed in a meadow.
 


there came
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a meadow
Or, rather, "on, or among the reeds or sedges;" for so {achoo} is generally supposed to denote (see Job 8:11 );so
called, according to Mr. Parkhurst, from its fitness for making ropes, or the like, to connect or join things together, from {achah,} to join, connect: thus the Latin {juncus,} a bulrush, {a jungendo,} from joining, for the same
reason. He supposes it to be that sort of reed growing near the Nile which Hasselquist describes as "having scarce any branches, but numerous leaves, which are narrow, smooth, channelled on the upper surface, and the plant about eleven feet high The Egyptians make ropes of the leaves."
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