GENESIS 47:14

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And Joseph gathered up all the money that was found in the land of Egypt, and in the land of Canaan, for the corn which they bought: and Joseph brought the money into Pharaoh's house.”

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Genesis 47:14 Translation & Meaning

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And Joseph יוֹסֵ֗ף Joseph, the name of seven Israelites Joseph
gathered up וַיְלַקֵּ֣ט Properly, to pick up, i.e., (generally) to gather; specifically, to glean gathered up
all כָּל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
the money הַכֶּ֙סֶף֙ Silver (from its pale color); by implication, money money
that was found הַנִּמְצָ֤א Properly, to come forth to, i.e., appear or exist; transitively, to attain, i.e., find or acquire; figuratively, to occur, meet or be present found
in the land בְאֶֽרֶץ The earth (at large, or partitively a land) land
of Egypt, מִצְרַ֙יִם֙ Mitsrajim, i.e., Upper and Lower Egypt Egypt
and in the land וּבְאֶ֣רֶץ The earth (at large, or partitively a land) land
of Canaan, כְּנַ֔עַן Kenaan, a son a Ham; also the country inhabited by him Canaan
for the corn בַּשֶּׁ֖בֶר Grain (as if broken into kernels) corn
which אֲשֶׁר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc which
they הֵ֣ם They (only used when emphatic) they
bought: שֹֽׁבְרִ֑ים To deal in grain bought
and Joseph יוֹסֵ֛ף Joseph, the name of seven Israelites Joseph
brought וַיָּבֵ֥א To go or come (in a wide variety of applications) brought
the money הַכֶּ֖סֶף Silver (from its pale color); by implication, money money
into Pharaoh's פַרְעֹֽה׃ Paroh, a general title of Egyptian kings Pharaohs
house. בֵּ֥יתָה A house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.) house

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  • 12  And Joseph nourished his father, and his brethren, and all his father's household, with bread, according to their families.

  • 13  And there was no bread in all the land; for the famine was very sore, so that the land of Egypt and all the land of Canaan fainted by reason of the famine.

  • 14  And Joseph gathered up all the money that was found in the land of Egypt, and in the land of Canaan, for the corn which they bought: and Joseph brought the money into Pharaoh's house.

  • 15  And when money failed in the land of Egypt, and in the land of Canaan, all the Egyptians came unto Joseph, and said, Give us bread: for why should we die in thy presence? for the money faileth.

  • 16  And Joseph said, Give your cattle; and I will give you for your cattle, if money fail.




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