Genesis 41:29

“Behold, there come seven years of great plenty throughout all the land of Egypt:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Behold, there come seuen yeeres of great plentie, throughout all the land of Egypt.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Behold, seven years of great abundance are coming in all the land of Egypt;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Behold, there come seven years of great plenty throughout all the land of Egypt:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Seven years are coming in which there will be great wealth of grain in Egypt;
- Basic English Bible

Behold, there come seven years of great plenty throughout the land of Egypt.
- Darby Bible

Behold, there come seven years of great plenty throughout all the land of Egypt:
- Webster's Bible

Behold, there come seven years of great plenty throughout all the land of Egypt.
- World English Bible

`Lo, seven years are coming of great abundance in all the land of Egypt,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Behold, there come seven years of great plenty throughout all the land of Egypt.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 41:29


41:29 See the goodness of God, in sending the seven years of plenty before those of famine, that provision might be made accordingly. How wonderful wisely has Providence, that great house - keeper, ordered the affairs of this numerous family from the beginning! Great variety of seasons there have been and the produce of the earth sometimes more, and sometimes less; yet take one time with another, what was miraculous concerning the manna, is ordinarily verified in the common course of Providence; He that gathers much has nothing over, and he that gathers little has no lack, #Exo 16:18|.


Discussion for Genesis 41

  • Hajara
    The life of Joseph shows that humility and trust in God is the only way to success, also hard work, Joseph was all over Egypt, his position did not change anything
  • Rosetta Johnson
    It is my belief that God always send a warning before destruction, however it is up to us as believers to see the signs and obey them. Genesis 41 is a powerful illustration of how one believe in the power of God even during times of sorrow and pain. Joseph had endured many hardships at an early age, however he never stop depending on the Lord. He knew he would deliver on time. This nourishment!!
  • Bruce Malouf
    Is this the first documented evidence of any human being having a dream or night mare?
    Can this dream remanifest itself millennia into the future?
    If the numbering of Chapter 41 is NOT a pure accident, then is there any possibility of determining when the dream may reoccur? Does the total number of 14 years give an indication? For example 41 - 14 = 27 (3 x 3 x 3) or perhaps the THIRD millennium?
  • BSP
    Pharoah recognized that Joseph had the spirit of God on him and that it wasn't his own abilities. All the glory really belonged to God.
  • Very beloved
    Very beloved!
  • Melissa Labbe
    Genesis Ch. 41 The Father God would like his servants to give double the 1/10 tithe and give at least 1/5 the tithe to feed the hungry. the Famine is grievous. We'll help the United Nations.

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