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Genesis 47:19 NIV

19 Why should we perish before your eyes—we and our land as well? Buy us and our land in exchange for food, and we with our land will be in bondage to Pharaoh. Give us seed so that we may live and not die, and that the land may not become desolate.”

References for Genesis 47:19

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      • a 47:7 - Or "greeted"
      • b 47:10 - Or "said farewell to"
      • c 47:21 - Samaritan Pentateuch and Septuagint (see also Vulgate); Masoretic Text "and he moved the people into the cities"
      • d 47:31 - Or "Israel bowed down at the head of his bed"