Genesis 41:43-53 NIV

43 He had him ride in a chariot1 as his second-in-command,a2 and men shouted before him, "Make wayb !"3 Thus he put him in charge of the whole land of Egypt.4

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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."5

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      45 Pharaoh gave Joseph6 the name Zaphenath-Paneah and gave him Asenath daughter of Potiphera, priest7 of On,c8 to be his wife.9 And Joseph went throughout the land of Egypt.

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        • e 41:45 - That is, Heliopolis; also in verse 50
          46 Joseph was thirty years old10 when he entered the service11 of Pharaoh king of Egypt. And Joseph went out from Pharaoh's presence and traveled throughout Egypt.

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          47 During the seven years of abundance12 the land produced plentifully.

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              48 Joseph collected all the food produced in those seven years of abundance in Egypt and stored it in the cities.13 In each city he put the food grown in the fields surrounding it.

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                  49 Joseph stored up huge quantities of grain, like the sand of the sea;14 it was so much that he stopped keeping records because it was beyond measure.

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                  50 Before the years of famine came, two sons were born to Joseph by Asenath daughter of Potiphera, priest of On.15

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                      51 Joseph named his firstborn16 Manassehd17 and said, "It is because God has made me forget all my trouble and all my father's household."

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                        • f 41:51 - "Manasseh" sounds like and may be derived from the Hebrew for "forget."
                          52 The second son he named Ephraime18 and said, "It is because God has made me fruitful19 in the land of my suffering."

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                            • g 41:52 - "Ephraim" sounds like the Hebrew for "twice fruitful."
                              53 The seven years of abundance in Egypt came to an end,