New International Version
This food should be held in reserve for the country, to be used during the seven years of famine that will come upon Egypt, so that the country may not be ruined by the famine."
King James Bible
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.
Darby Bible Translation
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.
World English Bible
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."
Young's Literal Translation
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.'
Genesis 41:36 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Under the hand of Pharaoh - To be completely at the disposal of the king.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
perish not. Heb. be not cut off.
LibraryThe 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
They should collect all the food of these good years that are coming and store up the grain under the authority of Pharaoh, to be kept in the cities for food.
The plan seemed good to Pharaoh and to all his officials.
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