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Genesis 41

NIV 1 When two full years had passed, Pharaoh had a dream: He was standing by the Nile, NIV 1 When two full years had passed, Pharaoh had a dream: He was standing by the Nile, NIV 2 when out of the river there came up seven cows, sleek and fat, and they grazed among the reeds. NIV 2 when out of the river there came up seven cows, sleek and fat, and they grazed among the reeds. NIV 3 After them, seven other cows, ugly and gaunt, came up out of the Nile and stood beside those on the riverbank. NIV 3 After them, seven other cows, ugly and gaunt, came up out of the Nile and stood beside those on the riverbank. NIV 4 And the cows that were ugly and gaunt ate up the seven sleek, fat cows. Then Pharaoh woke up. NIV 4 And the cows that were ugly and gaunt ate up the seven sleek, fat cows. Then Pharaoh woke up. NIV 5 He fell asleep again and had a second dream: Seven heads of grain, healthy and good, were growing on a single stalk. NIV 5 He fell asleep again and had a second dream: Seven heads of grain, healthy and good, were growing on a single stalk. NIV 6 After them, seven other heads of grain sprouted--thin and scorched by the east wind. NIV 6 After them, seven other heads of grain sprouted--thin and scorched by the east wind. NIV 7 The thin heads of grain swallowed up the seven healthy, full heads. Then Pharaoh woke up; it had been a dream. NIV 7 The thin heads of grain swallowed up the seven healthy, full heads. Then Pharaoh woke up; it had been a dream. NIV 8 In the morning his mind was troubled, so he sent for all the magicians and wise men of Egypt. Pharaoh told them his dreams, but no one could interpret them for him. NIV 8 In the morning his mind was troubled, so he sent for all the magicians and wise men of Egypt. Pharaoh told them his dreams, but no one could interpret them for him. NIV 9 Then the chief cupbearer said to Pharaoh, "Today I am reminded of my shortcomings. NIV 9 Then the chief cupbearer said to Pharaoh, "Today I am reminded of my shortcomings. NIV 10 Pharaoh was once angry with his servants, and he imprisoned me and the chief baker in the house of the captain of the guard. NIV 10 Pharaoh was once angry with his servants, and he imprisoned me and the chief baker in the house of the captain of the guard. NIV 11 Each of us had a dream the same night, and each dream had a meaning of its own. NIV 11 Each of us had a dream the same night, and each dream had a meaning of its own. NIV 12 Now a young Hebrew was there with us, a servant of the captain of the guard. We told him our dreams, and he interpreted them for us, giving each man the interpretation of his dream. NIV 12 Now a young Hebrew was there with us, a servant of the captain of the guard. We told him our dreams, and he interpreted them for us, giving each man the interpretation of his dream. NIV 13 And things turned out exactly as he interpreted them to us: I was restored to my position, and the other man was hanged." NIV 13 And things turned out exactly as he interpreted them to us: I was restored to my position, and the other man was hanged." NIV 14 So Pharaoh sent for Joseph, and he was quickly brought from the dungeon. When he had shaved and changed his clothes, he came before Pharaoh. NIV 14 So Pharaoh sent for Joseph, and he was quickly brought from the dungeon. When he had shaved and changed his clothes, he came before Pharaoh. NIV 15 Pharaoh said to Joseph, "I had a dream, and no one can interpret it. But I have heard it said of you that when you hear a dream you can interpret it." NIV 15 Pharaoh said to Joseph, "I had a dream, and no one can interpret it. But I have heard it said of you that when you hear a dream you can interpret it." NIV 16 "I cannot do it," Joseph replied to Pharaoh, "but God will give Pharaoh the answer he desires." NIV 16 "I cannot do it," Joseph replied to Pharaoh, "but God will give Pharaoh the answer he desires." NIV 17 Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, "In my dream I was standing on the bank of the Nile, NIV 17 Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, "In my dream I was standing on the bank of the Nile, NIV 18 when out of the river there came up seven cows, fat and sleek, and they grazed among the reeds. NIV 18 when out of the river there came up seven cows, fat and sleek, and they grazed among the reeds. NIV 19 After them, seven other cows came up--scrawny and very ugly and lean. I had never seen such ugly cows in all the land of Egypt. NIV 19 After them, seven other cows came up--scrawny and very ugly and lean. I had never seen such ugly cows in all the land of Egypt. NIV 20 The lean, ugly cows ate up the seven fat cows that came up first. NIV 20 The lean, ugly cows ate up the seven fat cows that came up first. NIV 21 But even after they ate them, no one could tell that they had done so; they looked just as ugly as before. Then I woke up. NIV 21 But even after they ate them, no one could tell that they had done so; they looked just as ugly as before. Then I woke up. NIV 22 "In my dreams I also saw seven heads of grain, full and good, growing on a single stalk. NIV 22 "In my dreams I also saw seven heads of grain, full and good, growing on a single stalk. NIV 23 After them, seven other heads sprouted--withered and thin and scorched by the east wind. NIV 23 After them, seven other heads sprouted--withered and thin and scorched by the east wind. NIV 24 The thin heads of grain swallowed up the seven good heads. I told this to the magicians, but none could explain it to me." NIV 24 The thin heads of grain swallowed up the seven good heads. I told this to the magicians, but none could explain it to me." NIV 25 Then Joseph said to Pharaoh, "The dreams of Pharaoh are one and the same. God has revealed to Pharaoh what he is about to do. NIV 25 Then Joseph said to Pharaoh, "The dreams of Pharaoh are one and the same. God has revealed to Pharaoh what he is about to do. NIV 26 The seven good cows are seven years, and the seven good heads of grain are seven years; it is one and the same dream. NIV 26 The seven good cows are seven years, and the seven good heads of grain are seven years; it is one and the same dream. NIV 27 The seven lean, ugly cows that came up afterward are seven years, and so are the seven worthless heads of grain scorched by the east wind: They are seven years of famine. NIV 27 The seven lean, ugly cows that came up afterward are seven years, and so are the seven worthless heads of grain scorched by the east wind: They are seven years of famine. NIV 28 "It is just as I said to Pharaoh: God has shown Pharaoh what he is about to do. NIV 28 "It is just as I said to Pharaoh: God has shown Pharaoh what he is about to do. NIV 29 Seven years of great abundance are coming throughout the land of Egypt, NIV 29 Seven years of great abundance are coming throughout the land of Egypt, NIV 30 but seven years of famine will follow them. Then all the abundance in Egypt will be forgotten, and the famine will ravage the land. NIV 30 but seven years of famine will follow them. Then all the abundance in Egypt will be forgotten, and the famine will ravage the land. NIV 31 The abundance in the land will not be remembered, because the famine that follows it will be so severe. NIV 31 The abundance in the land will not be remembered, because the famine that follows it will be so severe. NIV 32 The reason the dream was given to Pharaoh in two forms is that the matter has been firmly decided by God, and God will do it soon. NIV 32 The reason the dream was given to Pharaoh in two forms is that the matter has been firmly decided by God, and God will do it soon. NIV 33 "And now let Pharaoh look for a discerning and wise man and put him in charge of the land of Egypt. NIV 33 "And now let Pharaoh look for a discerning and wise man and put him in charge of the land of Egypt. NIV 34 Let Pharaoh appoint commissioners over the land to take a fifth of the harvest of Egypt during the seven years of abundance. NIV 34 Let Pharaoh appoint commissioners over the land to take a fifth of the harvest of Egypt during the seven years of abundance. 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. 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. NIV 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, so that the country may not be ruined by the famine." NIV 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, so that the country may not be ruined by the famine." NIV 37 The plan seemed good to Pharaoh and to all his officials. NIV 37 The plan seemed good to Pharaoh and to all his officials. NIV 38 So Pharaoh asked them, "Can we find anyone like this man, one in whom is the spirit of God ?" NIV 38 So Pharaoh asked them, "Can we find anyone like this man, one in whom is the spirit of God ?" NIV 39 Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, "Since God has made all this known to you, there is no one so discerning and wise as you. NIV 39 Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, "Since God has made all this known to you, there is no one so discerning and wise as you. NIV 40 You shall be in charge of my palace, and all my people are to submit to your orders. Only with respect to the throne will I be greater than you." NIV 40 You shall be in charge of my palace, and all my people are to submit to your orders. Only with respect to the throne will I be greater than you." NIV 41 So Pharaoh said to Joseph, "I hereby put you in charge of the whole land of Egypt." NIV 41 So Pharaoh said to Joseph, "I hereby put you in charge of the whole land of Egypt." NIV 42 Then Pharaoh took his signet ring from his finger and put it on Joseph's finger. He dressed him in robes of fine linen and put a gold chain around his neck. NIV 42 Then Pharaoh took his signet ring from his finger and put it on Joseph's finger. He dressed him in robes of fine linen and put a gold chain around his neck. NIV 43 He had him ride in a chariot as his second-in-command, and men shouted before him, "Make way !" Thus he put him in charge of the whole land of Egypt. NIV 43 He had him ride in a chariot as his second-in-command, and men shouted before him, "Make way !" Thus he put him in charge of the whole land of Egypt. NIV 44 Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, "I am Pharaoh, but without your word no one will lift hand or foot in all Egypt." NIV 44 Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, "I am Pharaoh, but without your word no one will lift hand or foot in all Egypt." NIV 45 Pharaoh gave Joseph the name Zaphenath-Paneah and gave him Asenath daughter of Potiphera, priest of On, to be his wife. And Joseph went throughout the land of Egypt. NIV 45 Pharaoh gave Joseph the name Zaphenath-Paneah and gave him Asenath daughter of Potiphera, priest of On, to be his wife. And Joseph went throughout the land of Egypt. NIV 46 Joseph was thirty years old when he entered the service of Pharaoh king of Egypt. And Joseph went out from Pharaoh's presence and traveled throughout Egypt. NIV 46 Joseph was thirty years old when he entered the service of Pharaoh king of Egypt. And Joseph went out from Pharaoh's presence and traveled throughout Egypt. NIV 47 During the seven years of abundance the land produced plentifully. NIV 47 During the seven years of abundance the land produced plentifully. NIV 48 Joseph collected all the food produced in those seven years of abundance in Egypt and stored it in the cities. In each city he put the food grown in the fields surrounding it. NIV 48 Joseph collected all the food produced in those seven years of abundance in Egypt and stored it in the cities. In each city he put the food grown in the fields surrounding it. NIV 49 Joseph stored up huge quantities of grain, like the sand of the sea; it was so much that he stopped keeping records because it was beyond measure. NIV 49 Joseph stored up huge quantities of grain, like the sand of the sea; it was so much that he stopped keeping records because it was beyond measure. NIV 50 Before the years of famine came, two sons were born to Joseph by Asenath daughter of Potiphera, priest of On. NIV 50 Before the years of famine came, two sons were born to Joseph by Asenath daughter of Potiphera, priest of On. NIV 51 Joseph named his firstborn Manasseh and said, "It is because God has made me forget all my trouble and all my father's household." NIV 51 Joseph named his firstborn Manasseh and said, "It is because God has made me forget all my trouble and all my father's household." NIV 52 The second son he named Ephraim and said, "It is because God has made me fruitful in the land of my suffering." NIV 52 The second son he named Ephraim and said, "It is because God has made me fruitful in the land of my suffering." NIV 53 The seven years of abundance in Egypt came to an end, NIV 53 The seven years of abundance in Egypt came to an end, NIV 54 and the seven years of famine began, just as Joseph had said. There was famine in all the other lands, but in the whole land of Egypt there was food. NIV 54 and the seven years of famine began, just as Joseph had said. There was famine in all the other lands, but in the whole land of Egypt there was food. NIV 55 When all Egypt began to feel the famine, the people cried to Pharaoh for food. Then Pharaoh told all the Egyptians, "Go to Joseph and do what he tells you." NIV 55 When all Egypt began to feel the famine, the people cried to Pharaoh for food. Then Pharaoh told all the Egyptians, "Go to Joseph and do what he tells you." NIV 56 When the famine had spread over the whole country, Joseph opened the storehouses and sold grain to the Egyptians, for the famine was severe throughout Egypt. NIV 56 When the famine had spread over the whole country, Joseph opened the storehouses and sold grain to the Egyptians, for the famine was severe throughout Egypt. NIV 57 And all the countries came to Egypt to buy grain from Joseph, because the famine was severe in all the world. NIV 57 And all the countries came to Egypt to buy grain from Joseph, because the famine was severe in all the world.