Genesis 41:51

“And Joseph called the name of the firstborn Manasseh: For God, said he, hath made me forget all my toil, and all my father's house.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And Ioseph called the name of the first borne Manasseh: for God, said hee, hath made me forget all my toile, and all my fathers house.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Joseph named the firstborn Manasseh, "For, {he said,} "God has made me forget all my trouble and all my father's household.""
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Joseph called the name of the first-born Manasseh: For, `said he', God hath made me forget all my toil, and all my father's house.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And to the first he gave the name Manasseh, for he said, God has taken away from me all memory of my hard life and of my father's house.
- Basic English Bible

And Joseph called the name of the firstborn Manasseh -- For God has made me forget all my toil, and all my father's house.
- Darby Bible

And Joseph called the name of the first-born Manasseh: For God, said he, hath made me forget all my toil, and all my father's house.
- Webster's Bible

Joseph called the name of the firstborn Manasseh, "For," he said, "God has made me forget all my toil, and all my father's house."
- World English Bible

and Joseph calleth the name of the first-born Manasseh: `for, God hath made me to forget all my labour, and all the house of my father;'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And Joseph called the name of the first-born Manasseh: 'for God hath made me forget all my toil, and all my father's house.'
- 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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