Genesis 41:40

“Thou shalt be over my house, and according unto thy word shall all my people be ruled: only in the throne will I be greater than thou.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Thou shalt be ouer my house, and according vnto thy word shall all my people be ruled: only in the throne will I be greater then thou.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"You shall be over my house, and according to your command all my people shall do homage; only in the throne I will be greater than you."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

thou shalt be over my house, and according unto thy word shall all my people be ruled: only in the throne will I be greater than thou.
- American Standard Version (1901)

You, then, are to be over my house, and all my people will be ruled by your word: only as king will I be greater than you.
- Basic English Bible

Thou shalt be over my house, and according to thy commandment shall all my people regulate themselves; only concerning the throne will I be greater than thou.
- Darby Bible

Thou shalt be over my house, and according to thy word shall all my people be ruled: only in the throne will I be greater than thou.
- Webster's Bible

You shall be over my house, and according to your word will all my people be ruled. Only in the throne I will be greater than you."
- World English Bible

thou -- thou art over my house, and at thy mouth do all my people kiss; only in the throne I am greater than thou.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Thou shalt be over my house, and according unto thy word shall all my people be ruled; only in the throne will I be greater than thou.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Genesis 41:40

  • Jim Mc Govern for verse 40
    wonderful picture of trinity: a type, Joseph represents Christ rejected two 2 years two 2 millenia, two-thousand 2000 first 1st advent crucifixtion then made overlord of Egypt second 2nd advent over all the earth and heaven Ephesians 3:9 "thy kingdom come" Lord's prayer to the Father "which art in heaven" Mathew only in the throne is the king of Egypt higher pharoah the Father type the Father's throne in heaven the Son sitting on his Father's throne "the image of the invisible god the Father always higher not seen " Colossians 1:16, and the book of Revelation having wisdom- a type of the Holy Ghost Genesis 41:38, the book of Proverbs, especially chapter 8, Prov. 8:24 particularly
  • We, as Christians are a type of "Joseph". We have great authority given us "In Christ" by our King. We were in the "pit". We rise from despair to Kingship because of our Savior. Our King is still the One who reigns on the Throne.

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