New International Version
So Pharaoh said to Joseph, "I hereby put you in charge of the whole land of Egypt."
King James Bible
And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, See, I have set thee over all the land of Egypt.
Darby Bible Translation
And Pharaoh said to Joseph, See, I have set thee over all the land of Egypt.
World English Bible
Pharaoh said to Joseph, "Behold, I have set you over all the land of Egypt."
Young's Literal Translation
And Pharaoh saith unto Joseph, 'See, I have put thee over all the land of Egypt.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
According unto thy word shall all my people be ruled - Literally, At thy mouth shall all my people kiss. In the eastern countries it is customary to kiss any thing that comes from a superior, and this is done by way of testifying respect and submission. In this sense the words in the text are to be understood: All the people shall pay the profoundest respect and obedience to all thy orders and commands.
Only in the throne will I be greater than thou - This, in one word, is a perfect description of a prime minister. Thou shalt have the sole management, under me, of all state affairs.
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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
and rescued him from all his troubles. He gave Joseph wisdom and enabled him to gain the goodwill of Pharaoh king of Egypt. So Pharaoh made him ruler over Egypt and all his palace.
Now Joseph was the governor of the land, the person who sold grain to all its people. So when Joseph's brothers arrived, they bowed down to him with their faces to the ground.
He made him master of his household, ruler over all he possessed,
The youth may have come from prison to the kingship, or he may have been born in poverty within his kingdom.
Now Daniel so distinguished himself among the administrators and the satraps by his exceptional qualities that the king planned to set him over the whole kingdom.
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