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Genesis 41

WEB 1 It happened at the end of two full years, that Pharaoh dreamed: and, behold, he stood by the river. NIV 1 When two full years had passed, Pharaoh had a dream: He was standing by the Nile, WEB 2 Behold, there came up out of the river seven cattle, well-favored and fat-fleshed, and they fed in the reed-grass. NIV 2 when out of the river there came up seven cows, sleek and fat, and they grazed among the reeds. WEB 3 Behold, seven other cattle came up after them out of the river, ill-favored and lean-fleshed, and stood by the other cattle on the brink of the river. NIV 3 After them, seven other cows, ugly and gaunt, came up out of the Nile and stood beside those on the riverbank. WEB 4 The ill-favored and lean-fleshed cattle ate up the seven well-favored and fat cattle. So Pharaoh awoke. NIV 4 And the cows that were ugly and gaunt ate up the seven sleek, fat cows. Then Pharaoh woke up. WEB 5 He slept and dreamed a second time: and, behold, seven ears of grain came up on one stalk, rank and good. NIV 5 He fell asleep again and had a second dream: Seven heads of grain, healthy and good, were growing on a single stalk. WEB 6 Behold, seven ears, thin and blasted with the east wind, sprung up after them. NIV 6 After them, seven other heads of grain sprouted--thin and scorched by the east wind. WEB 7 The thin ears swallowed up the seven rank and full ears. Pharaoh awoke, and, behold, it was 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. WEB 8 It happened in the morning that his spirit was troubled, and he sent and called for all the magicians of Egypt, and all the wise men of it. Pharaoh told them his dream, but there was no one who could interpret them to Pharaoh. 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. WEB 9 Then the chief butler spoke to Pharaoh, saying, "I remember my faults today. NIV 9 Then the chief cupbearer said to Pharaoh, "Today I am reminded of my shortcomings. WEB 10 Pharaoh was angry with his servants, and put me in custody in the house of the captain of the guard, me and the chief baker. 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. WEB 11 We dreamed a dream in one night, I and he. We dreamed each man according to the interpretation of his dream. NIV 11 Each of us had a dream the same night, and each dream had a meaning of its own. WEB 12 There was with us there a young man, a Hebrew, servant to the captain of the guard, and we told him, and he interpreted to us our dreams. To each man according to his dream he did interpret. 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. WEB 13 It happened, as he interpreted to us, so it was: me he restored to my office, and him he 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." WEB 14 Then Pharaoh sent and called Joseph, and they brought him hastily out of the dungeon. He shaved himself, changed his clothing, and came in to 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. WEB 15 Pharaoh said to Joseph, "I have dreamed a dream, and there is no one who can interpret it. 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." WEB 16 Joseph answered Pharaoh, saying, "It isn't in me: God will give Pharaoh an answer of peace." NIV 16 "I cannot do it," Joseph replied to Pharaoh, "but God will give Pharaoh the answer he desires." WEB 17 Pharaoh spoke to Joseph, "In my dream, behold, I stood on the brink of the river: NIV 17 Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, "In my dream I was standing on the bank of the Nile, WEB 18 and, behold, there came up out of the river seven cattle, fat-fleshed and well-favored. They fed in the reed-grass, NIV 18 when out of the river there came up seven cows, fat and sleek, and they grazed among the reeds. WEB 19 and, behold, seven other cattle came up after them, poor and very ill-favored and lean-fleshed, such as I never saw in all the land of Egypt for badness. 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. WEB 20 The lean and ill-favored cattle ate up the first seven fat cattle, NIV 20 The lean, ugly cows ate up the seven fat cows that came up first. WEB 21 and when they had eaten them up, it couldn't be known that they had eaten them, but they were still ill-favored, as at the beginning. So I awoke. 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. WEB 22 I saw in my dream, and, behold, seven ears came up on one stalk, full and good: NIV 22 "In my dreams I also saw seven heads of grain, full and good, growing on a single stalk. WEB 23 and, behold, seven ears, withered, thin, and blasted with the east wind, sprung up after them. NIV 23 After them, seven other heads sprouted--withered and thin and scorched by the east wind. WEB 24 The thin ears swallowed up the seven good ears. I told it to the magicians; but there was no one who 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." WEB 25 Joseph said to Pharaoh, "The dream of Pharaoh is one. What God is about to do he has declared to Pharaoh. 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. WEB 26 The seven good cattle are seven years; and the seven good ears are seven years. The dream is one. 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. WEB 27 The seven lean and ill-favored cattle that came up after them are seven years, and also the seven empty ears blasted with the east wind; they will be 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. WEB 28 That is the thing which I spoke to Pharaoh. What God is about to do he has shown to Pharaoh. NIV 28 "It is just as I said to Pharaoh: God has shown Pharaoh what he is about to do. WEB 29 Behold, there come seven years of great plenty throughout all the land of Egypt. NIV 29 Seven years of great abundance are coming throughout the land of Egypt, WEB 30 There will arise after them seven years of famine, and all the plenty will be forgotten in the land of Egypt. The famine will consume 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. WEB 31 and the plenty will not be known in the land by reason of that famine which follows; for it will be very grievous. NIV 31 The abundance in the land will not be remembered, because the famine that follows it will be so severe. WEB 32 The dream was doubled to Pharaoh, because the thing is established by God, and God will shortly bring it to pass. 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. WEB 33 Now therefore let Pharaoh look for a discreet and wise man, and set him over 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. WEB 34 Let Pharaoh do this, and let him appoint overseers over the land, and take up the fifth part of the land of Egypt's produce in the seven plenteous years. NIV 34 Let Pharaoh appoint commissioners over the land to take a fifth of the harvest of Egypt during the seven years of abundance. WEB 35 Let them gather all the food of these good years that come, and lay up grain under the hand of Pharaoh for food in the cities, and let them keep it. 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. WEB 36 The food will be for a store to the land against the seven years of famine, which will be in the land of Egypt; that the land not perish through 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." WEB 37 The thing was good in the eyes of Pharaoh, and in the eyes of all his servants. NIV 37 The plan seemed good to Pharaoh and to all his officials. WEB 38 Pharaoh said to his servants, "Can we find such a one as this, a man 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 ?" WEB 39 Pharaoh said to Joseph, "Because God has shown you all of this, there is none so discreet 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. WEB 40 You shall be over my house, and according to your word will all my people be ruled. Only in the throne I will 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." WEB 41 Pharaoh said to Joseph, "Behold, I have set you over all the land of Egypt." NIV 41 So Pharaoh said to Joseph, "I hereby put you in charge of the whole land of Egypt." WEB 42 Pharaoh took off his signet ring from his hand, and put it on Joseph's hand, and arrayed him in robes of fine linen, and put a gold chain about 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. WEB 43 and he made him to ride in the second chariot which he had. They cried before him, "Bow the knee!" He set him over all the 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. WEB 44 Pharaoh said to Joseph, "I am Pharaoh, and without you shall no man lift up his hand or his foot in all the 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." WEB 45 Pharaoh called Joseph's name Zaphenath-paneah; and he gave him Asenath, the daughter of Potiphera priest of On as a wife. Joseph went out over 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. WEB 46 Joseph was thirty years old when he stood before Pharaoh king of Egypt. Joseph went out from the presence of Pharaoh, and went throughout all 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. WEB 47 In the seven plenteous years the earth brought forth by handfuls. NIV 47 During the seven years of abundance the land produced plentifully. WEB 48 He gathered up all the food of the seven years which were in the land of Egypt, and laid up the food in the cities: the food of the field, which was round about every city, he laid up in the same. 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. WEB 49 Joseph laid up grain as the sand of the sea, very much, until he stopped counting, for it was without number. 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. WEB 50 To Joseph were born two sons before the year of famine came, whom Asenath, the daughter of Potiphera priest of On, bore to him. NIV 50 Before the years of famine came, two sons were born to Joseph by Asenath daughter of Potiphera, priest of On. WEB 51 Joseph called the name of the firstborn Manasseh, "For," he said, "God has made me forget all my toil, and all my father's house." 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." WEB 52 The name of the second, he called Ephraim: "For God has made me fruitful in the land of my affliction." NIV 52 The second son he named Ephraim and said, "It is because God has made me fruitful in the land of my suffering." WEB 53 The seven years of plenty, that was in the land of Egypt, came to an end. NIV 53 The seven years of abundance in Egypt came to an end, WEB 54 The seven years of famine began to come, just as Joseph had said. There was famine in all lands, but in all the land of Egypt there was bread. 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. WEB 55 When all the land of Egypt was famished, the people cried to Pharaoh for bread, and Pharaoh said to all the Egyptians, "Go to Joseph. What he says to you, do." 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." WEB 56 The famine was over all the surface of the earth. Joseph opened all the store-houses, and sold to the Egyptians. The famine was severe in the land of 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. WEB 57 All countries came into Egypt, to Joseph, to buy grain, because the famine was severe in all the earth. NIV 57 And all the countries came to Egypt to buy grain from Joseph, because the famine was severe in all the world.