Genesis 41:35-45 NIV

35 They should collect all the food of these good years that are coming and store up the grain under the authority of Pharaoh, to be kept in the cities for food.1

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      36 This food should be held in reserve for the country, to be used during the seven years of famine that will come upon Egypt,2 so that the country may not be ruined by the famine."

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      37 The plan seemed good to Pharaoh and to all his officials.3

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      38 So Pharaoh asked them, "Can we find anyone like this man, one in whom is the spirit of Goda ?"4

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      39 Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, "Since God has made all this known to you,5 there is no one so discerning and wise as you.6

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          40 You shall be in charge of my palace,7 and all my people are to submit to your orders.8 Only with respect to the throne will I be greater than you.9"

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          Joseph in Charge of Egypt

          41 So Pharaoh said to Joseph, "I hereby put you in charge of the whole land of Egypt."10

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          42 Then Pharaoh took his signet ring11 from his finger and put it on Joseph's finger. He dressed him in robes12 of fine linen13 and put a gold chain around his neck.14
          43 He had him ride in a chariot15 as his second-in-command,b16 and men shouted before him, "Make wayc !"17 Thus he put him in charge of the whole land of Egypt.18

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            • c 41:43 - Or "in the chariot of his second-in-command "; or "in his second chariot"
            • d 41:43 - Or "Bow down"
              44 Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, "I am Pharaoh, but without your word no one will lift hand or foot in all Egypt."19

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              45 Pharaoh gave Joseph20 the name Zaphenath-Paneah and gave him Asenath daughter of Potiphera, priest21 of On,d22 to be his wife.23 And Joseph went throughout the land of Egypt.

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                • e 41:45 - That is, Heliopolis; also in verse 50