Genesis 41:1
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New International Version
When two full years had passed, Pharaoh had a dream: He was standing by the Nile,

King James Bible
And it came to pass at the end of two full years, that Pharaoh dreamed: and, behold, he stood by the river.

Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass at the end of two full years, that Pharaoh dreamed, and behold, he stood by the river.

World English Bible
It happened at the end of two full years, that Pharaoh dreamed: and behold, he stood by the river.

Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass, at the end of two years of days that Pharaoh is dreaming, and lo, he is standing by the River,

Genesis 41:1 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Two full years - שנתים ימים shenathayim yamim, two years of days, two complete solar revolutions, after the events mentioned in the preceding chapter.

The river - The Nile, the cause of the fertility of Egypt.

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2289. B.C.

1715. two full years. {Shenathayim yamim,} two years of days, two complete solar revolutions; as a month of days is a full month.

Genesis 29:14 And Laban said to him, Surely you are my bone and my flesh. And he stayed with him the space of a month.

that Pharaoh.

Genesis 20:3 But God came to Abimelech in a dream by night, and said to him, Behold, you are but a dead man, for the woman which you have taken...

Genesis 37:5-10 And Joseph dreamed a dream, and he told it his brothers: and they hated him yet the more...

Genesis 40:5 And they dreamed a dream both of them, each man his dream in one night, each man according to the interpretation of his dream...

Judges 7:13,14 And when Gideon was come, behold, there was a man that told a dream to his fellow, and said, Behold, I dreamed a dream, and...

Esther 6:1 On that night could not the king sleep, and he commanded to bring the book of records of the chronicles...

Job 33:15,16 In a dream, in a vision of the night, when deep sleep falls on men, in slumberings on the bed...

Daniel 2:1-3 And in the second year of the reign of Nebuchadnezzar Nebuchadnezzar dreamed dreams, with which his spirit was troubled...

Daniel 4:5-18 I saw a dream which made me afraid, and the thoughts on my bed and the visions of my head troubled me...

Daniel 7:1-8:27 In the first year of Belshazzar king of Babylon Daniel had a dream and visions of his head on his bed: then he wrote the dream...

Matthew 27:19 When he was set down on the judgment seat, his wife sent to him, saying, Have you nothing to do with that just man...

the river.

Genesis 31:21 So he fled with all that he had; and he rose up, and passed over the river, and set his face toward the mount Gilead.

Exodus 1:22 And Pharaoh charged all his people, saying, Every son that is born you shall cast into the river...

Exodus 4:9 And it shall come to pass, if they will not believe also these two signs, neither listen to your voice...

Deuteronomy 11:10 For the land, where you go in to possess it, is not as the land of Egypt, from from where you came out, where you sowed your seed...

Isaiah 19:5 And the waters shall fail from the sea, and the river shall be wasted and dried up.

Ezekiel 29:3,9 Speak, and say, Thus said the Lord GOD; Behold, I am against you, Pharaoh king of Egypt...

Library
The Covenant of Works
Q-12: I proceed to the next question, WHAT SPECIAL ACT OF PROVIDENCE DID GOD EXERCISE TOWARDS MAN IN THE ESTATE WHEREIN HE WAS CREATED? A: When God had created man, he entered into a covenant of life with him upon condition of perfect obedience, forbidding him to eat of the tree of knowledge upon pain of death. For this, consult with Gen 2:16, 17: And the Lord commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat; but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

The First Chaldaean Empire and the Hyksos in Egypt
Syria: the part played by it in the ancient world--Babylon and the first Chaldaean empire--The dominion of the Hyksos: Ahmosis. Some countries seem destined from their origin to become the battle-fields of the contending nations which environ them. Into such regions, and to their cost, neighbouring peoples come from century to century to settle their quarrels and bring to an issue the questions of supremacy which disturb their little corner of the world. The nations around are eager for the possession
G. Maspero—History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 4

Cross References
Genesis 28:12
He had a dream in which he saw a stairway resting on the earth, with its top reaching to heaven, and the angels of God were ascending and descending on it.

Genesis 40:23
The chief cupbearer, however, did not remember Joseph; he forgot him.

Genesis 41:2
when out of the river there came up seven cows, sleek and fat, and they grazed among the reeds.

Exodus 1:22
Then Pharaoh gave this order to all his people: "Every Hebrew boy that is born you must throw into the Nile, but let every girl live."

Daniel 2:1
In the second year of his reign, Nebuchadnezzar had dreams; his mind was troubled and he could not sleep.

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