Genesis 41:16

“And Joseph answered Pharaoh, saying, It is not in me: God shall give Pharaoh an answer of peace.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And Ioseph answered Pharaoh, saying; It is not in me: God shall giue Pharaoh an answere of peace.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Joseph then answered Pharaoh, saying, "It is not in me; God will give Pharaoh a favorable answer."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Joseph answered Pharaoh, saying, It is not in me: God will give Pharaoh an answer of peace.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then Joseph said, Without God there will be no answer of peace for Pharaoh.
- Basic English Bible

And Joseph answered Pharaoh, saying, It is not in me: God will give Pharaoh an answer of peace.
- Darby Bible

And Joseph answered Pharaoh, saying, It is not in me: God will give Pharaoh an answer of peace.
- Webster's Bible

Joseph answered Pharaoh, saying, "It isn't in me. God will give Pharaoh an answer of peace."
- World English Bible

and Joseph answereth Pharaoh, saying, `Without me -- God doth answer Pharaoh with peace.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And Joseph answered Pharaoh, saying: 'It is not in me; God will give Pharaoh an answer of peace.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 41:16


41:16 (1.) He gives honour to God; It is not in me; God must give it. Great gifts then appear most graceful and illustrious, when those that have them use them humbly, and take not the praise of them to themselves, but give it to God, (2.) He shews respect to Pharaoh, and hearty good - will to him, supposing that the interpretation would be an answer of peace. Those that consult God's oracles may expect an answer of peace.


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