Genesis 47:19

Overview - Genesis 47
Joseph presents his father, and five of his brethren before Pharaoh.
11 He gives them habitation and maintenance.
13 He gets the Egyptians' money;
16 their cattle;
18 and their lands, except the priests', to Pharaoh.
23 He restores the land for a fifth.
28 Jacob's age.
29 He swears Joseph to bury him with his fathers.
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Genesis 47:19  (King James Version)
Wherefore shall we die before thine eyes, both we and our land? buy us and our land for bread, and we and our land will be servants unto Pharaoh: and give us seed, that we may live, and not die, that the land be not desolate.

buy us
Nehemiah 5:2 Nehemiah 5:3 ; Job 2:4 ; Lamentations 1:11 ; Lamentations 5:6 Lamentations 5:9 Matthew 16:26 ; Philippians 3:8 Philippians 3:9

and give