Genesis 41:31

“And the plenty shall not be known in the land by reason of that famine following; for it shall be very grievous.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Genesis 41:31

And the plentie shal not be knowen in the land, by reason of that famine following: for it shalbe very grieuous.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"So the abundance will be unknown in the land because of that subsequent famine; for it {will be} very severe.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and the plenty shall not be known in the land by reason of that famine which followeth; for it shall be very grievous.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And men will have no memory of the good time because of the need which will come after, for it will be very bitter.
- Basic English Bible

And the plenty will not be known afterwards in the land by reason of that famine; for it will be very grievous.
- Darby Bible

And the plenty shall not be known in the land by reason of the famine following: for it will be very grievous.
- Webster's Bible

and the plenty will not be known in the land by reason of that famine which follows; for it will be very grievous.
- World English Bible

and the plenty is not known in the land because of that famine afterwards, for it [is] very grievous.
- Youngs Literal Bible

and the plenty shall not be known in the land by reason of that famine which followeth; for it shall be very grievous.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Genesis 41:31

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 41:31


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|.

41:30 See the perishing nature of our worldly enjoyments. The great increase of the years of plenty was quite lost and swallowed up in the years of famine; and the overplus of it, which seemed very much, yet did but just serve to keep men alive.


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