GENESIS 44:1

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And he commanded the steward of his house, saying, Fill the men's sacks with food, as much as they can carry, and put every man's money in his sack's mouth.”

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Genesis 44:1 Translation & Meaning

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And he commanded וַיְצַ֞ו (intensively) to constitute, enjoin commanded
the steward עַל Above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications steward
of his house, בֵּיתוֹ֮ A house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.) house
saying, לֵאמֹר֒ To say (used with great latitude) saying
Fill מַלֵּ֞א To fill or (intransitively) be full of, in a wide application (literally and figuratively) Fill
the men's הָֽאֲנָשִׁים֙ A man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation) mens
sacks אַמְתְּחֹ֤ת Properly, something expansive, i.e., a bag sacks
with (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
food, אֹ֔כֶל Food food
as much as כַּֽאֲשֶׁ֥ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc much
they can יֽוּכְל֖וּן To be able, literally (can, could) or morally (may, might) can
carry, שְׂאֵ֑ת To lift, in a great variety of applications, literal and figurative, absolute and relative carry
and put וְשִׂ֥ים To put (used in a great variety of applications, literal, figurative, inferentially, and elliptically) put
every man's אִ֖ישׁ A man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation) every mans
money כֶּֽסֶף Silver (from its pale color); by implication, money money
in his sack's אַמְתַּחְתּֽוֹ׃ Properly, something expansive, i.e., a bag sacks
mouth. בְּפִ֥י The mouth (as the means of blowing), whether literal or figurative (particularly speech); specifically edge, portion or side; adverbially (with preposition) according to mouth

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  • 1  And he commanded the steward of his house, saying, Fill the men's sacks with food, as much as they can carry, and put every man's money in his sack's mouth.

  • 2  And put my cup, the silver cup, in the sack's mouth of the youngest, and his corn money. And he did according to the word that Joseph had spoken.

  • 3  As soon as the morning was light, the men were sent away, they and their asses.




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