Genesis 41:41
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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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Clarke'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.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Genesis 41:44 And Pharaoh said to Joseph, I am Pharaoh, and without you shall no man lift up his hand or foot in all the land of Egypt.

Genesis 39:5,22 And it came to pass from the time that he had made him overseer in his house, and over all that he had...

Esther 10:3 For Mordecai the Jew was next to king Ahasuerus, and great among the Jews, and accepted of the multitude of his brothers...

Proverbs 17:2 A wise servant shall have rule over a son that causes shame, and shall have part of the inheritance among the brothers.

Proverbs 22:29 See you a man diligent in his business? he shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before mean men.

Daniel 2:7,8 They answered again and said, Let the king tell his servants the dream, and we will show the interpretation of it...

Daniel 4:2,3 I thought it good to show the signs and wonders that the high God has worked toward me...

Daniel 6:3 Then this Daniel was preferred above the presidents and princes, because an excellent spirit was in him...

Matthew 28:18 And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, All power is given to me in heaven and in earth.

Philippians 2:9-11 Why God also has highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name...

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
Acts 7:10
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.

Genesis 42:6
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.

Psalm 105:21
He made him master of his household, ruler over all he possessed,

Ecclesiastes 4:14
The youth may have come from prison to the kingship, or he may have been born in poverty within his kingdom.

Daniel 6:3
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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