And for that the dream was doubled unto Pharaoh twice
Or was repeated to him under different figures and images: [it is] because the thing [is] established by God;
by a firm decree of his, and is sure, and will most certainly be accomplished; of which Pharaoh might be assured, and to assure him of it was the repetition of the dream made: and God will shortly bring it to pass:
or "make haste to do it" F15, that is, would soon begin to accomplish these events; for, as Bishop Usher F16 observes, from the harvest of this (the then present) year, the seven years of plenty are reckoned.
F15 (wtvel-rhmm) "festinans Deus ad faciendum", Montanus; "accelerat facere", Drusius; "festinat facere", Piscator.
F16 Annal. Ver. Test. p. 15.