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Genesis 46:34 NLT

34 you must tell him, ‘We, your servants, have raised livestock all our lives, as our ancestors have always done.’ When you tell him this, he will let you live here in the region of Goshen, for the Egyptians despise shepherds.”

Study tools for Genesis 46:34

  • a 46:1 - Hebrew Israel; also in 46:29, 30 . See note on 35:21 .
  • b 46:3 - Hebrew I am El.
  • c 46:13 - As in Syriac version and Samaritan Pentateuch (see also 1 Chr 7:1 ); Hebrew reads Puvah.
  • d 46:13 - As in some Greek manuscripts and Samaritan Pentateuch (see also Num 26:24 ; 1 Chr 7:1 ); Hebrew reads Iob.
  • e 46:16 - As in Greek version and Samaritan Pentateuch (see also Num 26:15 ); Hebrew reads Ziphion.
  • f 46:20 - Greek version reads of Heliopolis.
  • g 46:27 - Greek version reads nine sons, probably including Joseph’s grandsons through Ephraim and Manasseh (see 1 Chr 7:14-20 ).
  • h 46:27 - Greek version reads seventy-five; see note on Exod 1:5 .