Genesis 41:2
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New American Standard Bible
And lo, from the Nile there came up seven cows, sleek and fat; and they grazed in the marsh grass.

King James Bible
And, behold, there came up out of the river seven well favoured kine and fatfleshed; and they fed in a meadow.

Darby Bible Translation
And behold, there came up out of the river seven kine, fine-looking and fat-fleshed, and they fed in the reed-grass.

World English Bible
Behold, there came up out of the river seven cattle, sleek and fat, and they fed in the marsh grass.

Young's Literal Translation
and lo, from the River coming up are seven kine, of fair appearance, and fat in flesh, and they feed among the reeds;

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Man's Chief End
Q-I: WHAT IS THE CHIEF END OF MAN? A: Man's chief end is to glorify God, and to enjoy him for ever. Here are two ends of life specified. 1: The glorifying of God. 2: The enjoying of God. I. The glorifying of God, I Pet 4:4: That God in all things may be glorified.' The glory of God is a silver thread which must run through all our actions. I Cor 10:01. Whether therefore ye eat or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.' Everything works to some end in things natural and artificial;
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

The Roman Pilgrimage: the Miracles which were Wrought in It.
[Sidenote: 1139] 33. (20). It seemed to him, however, that one could not go on doing these things with sufficient security without the authority of the Apostolic See; and for that reason he determined to set out for Rome, and most of all because the metropolitan see still lacked, and from the beginning had lacked, the use of the pall, which is the fullness of honour.[507] And it seemed good in his eyes[508] that the church for which he had laboured so much[509] should acquire, by his zeal and labour,
H. J. Lawlor—St. Bernard of Clairvaux's Life of St. Malachy of Armagh

Cross References
Genesis 41:1
Now it happened at the end of two full years that Pharaoh had a dream, and behold, he was standing by the Nile.

Genesis 41:3
Then behold, seven other cows came up after them from the Nile, ugly and gaunt, and they stood by the other cows on the bank of the Nile.

Genesis 41:18
and behold, seven cows, fat and sleek came up out of the Nile, and they grazed in the marsh grass.

Job 8:11
"Can the papyrus grow up without a marsh? Can the rushes grow without water?

Isaiah 19:6
The canals will emit a stench, The streams of Egypt will thin out and dry up; The reeds and rushes will rot away.

Isaiah 19:7
The bulrushes by the Nile, by the edge of the Nile And all the sown fields by the Nile Will become dry, be driven away, and be no more.

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