New American Standard Bible
The king sent and released him, The ruler of peoples, and set him free.
King James Bible
The king sent and loosed him; even the ruler of the people, and let him go free.
Darby Bible Translation
The king sent and loosed him the ruler of peoples and let him go free.
World English Bible
The king sent and freed him; even the ruler of peoples, and let him go free.
Young's Literal Translation
The king hath sent, and looseth him, The ruler of the peoples, and draweth him out.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The king sent and loosed him - Released him from prison. Genesis 41:14. The object was that he might interpret the dreams of Pharaoh.
The ruler of the people, and let him go free - Hebrew, "peoples," in the plural - referring either to the fact that there were "many" people in the land, or that Pharaoh ruled over tributary nations as well as over the Egyptians.
LibraryGod's Promises Tests
Until the time that his word came, the word of the Lord tried him.' --PSALM cv. 19. I do not think I shall be mistaken if I affirm that these words do not convey any very clear idea to most readers. They were spoken with reference to Joseph, during the period of his imprisonment. For the understanding of them I think we must observe that there is a contrast drawn between two 'words,' 'his' (i.e. Joseph's) and God's. If we lay firm hold of that clue, I think it will lead us into clear daylight, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
A Letter from Origen to Africanus.
The vineyard of the Lord
The Annunciation of Jesus the Messiah, and the Birth of his Forerunner.
Then Pharaoh sent and called for Joseph, and they hurriedly brought him out of the dungeon; and when he had shaved himself and changed his clothes, he came to Pharaoh.
He made him lord of his house And ruler over all his possessions,
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