New Living Translation
Joseph replied, "Since your money is gone, bring me your livestock. I will give you food in exchange for your livestock."
King James Bible
And Joseph said, Give your cattle; and I will give you for your cattle, if money fail.
Darby Bible Translation
And Joseph said, Give your cattle, and I will give you for your cattle, if your money be all gone.
World English Bible
Joseph said, "Give me your livestock; and I will give you food for your livestock, if your money is gone."
Young's Literal Translation
and Joseph saith, 'Give your cattle; and I give to you for your cattle, if the money hath ceased.'
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'For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.' Phil 1:1I. Hope is a Christian's anchor, which he casts within the veil. Rejoicing in hope.' Rom 12:12. A Christian's hope is not in this life, but he hash hope in his death.' Prov 14:42. The best of a saint's comfort begins when his life ends; but the wicked have all their heaven here. Woe unto you that are rich! for ye have received your consolation.' Luke 6:64. You may make your acquittance, and write Received in full payment.' Son, remember that …
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity
When the people of Egypt and Canaan ran out of money, all the Egyptians came to Joseph. "Our money is gone!" they cried. "But please give us food, or we will die before your very eyes!"
So they brought their livestock to Joseph in exchange for food. In exchange for their horses, flocks of sheep and goats, herds of cattle, and donkeys, Joseph provided them with food for another year.
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