Genesis 47:6

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 47:6  (King James Version)
The land of Egypt is before thee; in the best of the land make thy father and brethren to dwell; in the land of Goshen let them dwell: and if thou knowest any men of activity among them, then make them rulers over my cattle.

11 ; 13:9 20:15 34:10 45:18-20 Proverbs 21:1 ; John 17:2

Genesis 47:4 Genesis 47:11

men of activity
{Anshey chayil,} men of strength, power, ability, or prowess. It implies both fitness of mind and body; and so valour, prudence, diligence, and virtue.

Exodus 18:21 ; 1 Samuel 21:7 ; 1 Chronicles 27:29-31 ; 2 Chronicles 26:10 ; Proverbs 22:29

{Mikneh}, from {kanah}, to posses, signifies property or possession of any kind, though it frequently is used for cattle, because in ancient times they constituted the principal part of a man's possessions.
16 ; Exodus 9:3-6 Exodus 9:10 Exodus 9:21