GENESIS 45:13

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And ye shall tell my father of all my glory in Egypt, and of all that ye have seen; and ye shall haste and bring down my father hither.”

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Genesis 45:13 Translation & Meaning

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And ye shall tell וְהִגַּדְתֶּ֣ם Properly, to front, i.e., stand boldly out opposite; by implication (causatively), to manifest; figuratively, to announce (always by word of mouth to one present); specifically, to expose, predict, explain, praise tell
my father לְאָבִ֗י Father, in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application father
of אֶת Properly, self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely) of
all כָּל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
my glory כְּבוֹדִי֙ Properly, weight, but only figuratively in a good sense, splendor or copiousness glory
in Egypt, בְּמִצְרַ֔יִם Mitsrajim, i.e., Upper and Lower Egypt Egypt
and of all כָּל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
that אֲשֶׁ֣ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc that
ye have seen; רְאִיתֶ֑ם To see, literally or figuratively (in numerous applications, direct and implied, transitive, intransitive and causative) seen
and ye shall haste וּמִֽהַרְתֶּ֛ם Properly, to be liquid or flow easily, i.e., (by implication); to hurry (in a good or a bad sense); often used (with another verb) adverbially, promptly haste
and bring down וְהֽוֹרַדְתֶּ֥ם To descend (literally, to go downwards; or conventionally to a lower region, as the shore, a boundary, the enemy, etc.; or figuratively, to fall); causatively, to bring down (in all the above applications) bring down
my father אָבִ֖י Father, in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application father
hither. הֵֽנָּה׃ Hither or thither (but used both of place and time) hither

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  • 11  And there will I nourish thee; for yet there are five years of famine; lest thou, and thy household, and all that thou hast, come to poverty.

  • 12  And, behold, your eyes see, and the eyes of my brother Benjamin, that it is my mouth that speaketh unto you.

  • 13  And ye shall tell my father of all my glory in Egypt, and of all that ye have seen; and ye shall haste and bring down my father hither.

  • 14  And he fell upon his brother Benjamin's neck, and wept; and Benjamin wept upon his neck.

  • 15  Moreover he kissed all his brethren, and wept upon them: and after that his brethren talked with him.




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