Genesis 41:5

Overview - Genesis 41
Pharaoh has two dreams.
Joseph interprets them.
33 He gives Pharaoh counsel, and is highly advanced, and married.
46 The seven years of plenty.
50 He begets children.
53 The famine begins.
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Genesis 41:5  (King James Version)
And he slept and dreamed the second time: and, behold, seven ears of corn came up upon one stalk, rank and good.

seven ears
A species of wheat, which grows in Egypt, bears, when perfect, seven ears on one stalk, as its natural conformation. It differs from ours in having a solid stem, or at least a stem full of pith, in order to yield sufficient nourishment and support to so great a weight as the ears which it bears.

Hebrew fat.
Deuteronomy 32:14