Genesis 41:36
Good News Translation
The food will be a reserve supply for the country during the seven years of famine which are going to come on Egypt. In this way the people will not starve."

Contemporary English Version
It can be stored until it is needed during the seven years when there won't be enough grain in Egypt. This will keep the country from being destroyed because of the lack of food.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And let it be in readiness, against the famine of seven years to come, which shall oppress Egypt, and the land shall not be consumed with scarcity.

New American Bible
This food will serve as a reserve for the country against the seven years of famine that will occur in the land of Egypt, so that the land may not perish in the famine.”

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And let it be in readiness, against the famine of seven years to come, which shall oppress Egypt, and the land shall not be consumed with scarcity.

that the.

Genesis 47:13-25 For in the whole world there was want of bread, and a famine had oppressed the land, more especially of Egypt and Chanaan; . . .

perish not.

Genesis 41:30 After which shall follow other seven years of so great scarcity, that all the abundance before shall be forgotten: for the famine shall consume all the land,

Context
Joseph Interprets Pharaoh's Dreams
35That shall now presently ensue: and let all the corn be laid up, under Pharao's hands, and be reserved in the cities. 36And let it be in readiness, against the famine of seven years to come, which shall oppress Egypt, and the land shall not be consumed with scarcity.
Cross References
Genesis 41:35
That shall now presently ensue: and let all the corn be laid up, under Pharao's hands, and be reserved in the cities.

Genesis 41:37
The counsel pleased Pharao, and all his servants.

Additional Translations
This food will be a reserve for the land during the seven years of famine to come upon the land of Egypt. Then the country will not perish in the famine.”And that food shall be for store to the land against the seven years of famine, which shall be in the land of Egypt; that the land perish not through the famine.

And the food shall be for a store to the land against the seven years of famine, which shall be in the land of Egypt; that the land perish not through the famine.

And the stored food shall be for the land against the seven years of famine, which shall be in the land of Egypt; and the land shall not be utterly destroyed by the famine.

And let the food be as store for the land for the seven years of famine, which will be in the land of Egypt, that the land perish not through the famine.

And the food shall be for a store to the land against the seven years of famine, which shall be in the land of Egypt; that the land perish not through the famine.

And that food shall be for store to the land against the seven years of famine, which shall be in the land of Egypt; that the land may not perish through the famine.

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."

and the food hath been for a store for the land, for the seven years of famine which are in the land of Egypt; and the land is cut off by the famine.'
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