Genesis 41:36

“And that food shall be for store to the land against the seven years of famine, which shall be in the land of Egypt; that the land perish not through the famine.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And that food shall be for store to the land, against the seuen yeeres of famine, which shall bee in the land of Egypt, that the land perish not through the famine.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Let the food become as a reserve for the land for the seven years of famine which will occur in the land of Egypt, so that the land will not perish during the famine."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the food shall be for a store to the land against the seven years of famine, which shall be in the land of Egypt; that the land perish not through the famine.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And let that food be kept in store for the land till the seven bad years which are to come in Egypt; so that the land may not come to destruction through need of food.
- Basic English Bible

And let the food be as store for the land for the seven years of famine, which will be in the land of Egypt, that the land perish not through the famine.
- Darby Bible

And that food shall be for store to the land against the seven years of famine, which shall be in the land of Egypt; that the land may not perish through the famine.
- Webster's Bible

The food will be for a store to the land against the seven years of famine, which will be in the land of Egypt; that the land not perish through the famine."
- World English Bible

and the food hath been for a store for the land, for the seven years of famine which are in the land of Egypt; and the land is cut off by the famine.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the food shall be for a store to the land against the seven years of famine, which shall be in the land of Egypt; that the land perish not through the famine.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

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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