Genesis 41:37
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New International Version
The plan seemed good to Pharaoh and to all his officials.

King James Bible
And the thing was good in the eyes of Pharaoh, and in the eyes of all his servants.

Darby Bible Translation
And the word was good in the eyes of Pharaoh, and in the eyes of all his bondmen.

World English Bible
The thing was good in the eyes of Pharaoh, and in the eyes of all his servants.

Young's Literal Translation
And the thing is good in the eyes of Pharaoh, and in the eyes of all his servants,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The thing was good - Pharaoh and his courtiers saw that the counsel was prudent, and should be carefully followed.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the thing.

Psalm 105:19 Until the time that his word came: the word of the LORD tried him.

Proverbs 10:20 The tongue of the just is as choice silver: the heart of the wicked is little worth.

Proverbs 25:11 A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver.

Acts 7:10 And delivered him out of all his afflictions, and gave him favor and wisdom in the sight of Pharaoh king of Egypt...

good.

Joshua 22:30 And when Phinehas the priest, and the princes of the congregation and heads of the thousands of Israel which were with him...

2 Samuel 3:36 And all the people took notice of it, and it pleased them: as whatever the king did pleased all the people.

1 Kings 21:2 And Ahab spoke to Naboth, saying, Give me your vineyard, that I may have it for a garden of herbs, because it is near to my house...

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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 41:36
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."

Genesis 41:38
So Pharaoh asked them, "Can we find anyone like this man, one in whom is the spirit of God?"

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