GENESIS 47:24

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And it shall come to pass in the increase, that ye shall give the fifth part unto Pharaoh, and four parts shall be your own, for seed of the field, and for your food, and for them of your households, and for food for your little ones.”

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Genesis 47:24 Translation & Meaning

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And it shall come to pass וְהָיָה֙ To exist, i.e., be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary) come pass
in the increase, בַּתְּבוּאֹ֔ת Income, i.e., produce (literally or figuratively) increase
that ye shall give וּנְתַתֶּ֥ם To give, used with greatest latitude of application (put, make, etc.) give
the fifth חֲמִישִׁ֖ית Fifth; also a fifth fifth
part (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
unto Pharaoh, לְפַרְעֹ֑ה Paroh, a general title of Egyptian kings Pharaoh
and four וְאַרְבַּ֣ע Four four
parts הַיָּדֹ֡ת A hand (the open one [indicating power, means, direction, etc.], in distinction from H3709, the closed one); used (as noun, adverb, etc.) in a great variety of applications, both literally and figuratively, both proximate and remote [as follows] parts
shall be יִֽהְיֶ֣ה To exist, i.e., be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary) shall be
your own, for seed לְזֶ֨רַע Seed; figuratively, fruit, plant, sowing-time, posterity own seed
of the field, הַשָּׂדֶ֧ה A field (as flat) field
and for your food, וּֽלְאָכְלְכֶ֛ם Food food
and for them וְלַֽאֲשֶׁ֥ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc and for them
of your households, בְּבָֽתֵּיכֶ֖ם A house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.) households
and for food וְלֶֽאֱכֹ֥ל To eat (literally or figuratively) food
for your little ones. לְטַפְּכֶֽם׃ A family (mostly used collectively in the singular) little ones

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  • 22  Only the land of the priests bought he not; for the priests had a portion assigned them of Pharaoh, and did eat their portion which Pharaoh gave them: wherefore they sold not their lands.

  • 23  Then Joseph said unto the people, Behold, I have bought you this day and your land for Pharaoh: lo, here is seed for you, and ye shall sow the land.

  • 24  And it shall come to pass in the increase, that ye shall give the fifth part unto Pharaoh, and four parts shall be your own, for seed of the field, and for your food, and for them of your households, and for food for your little ones.

  • 25  And they said, Thou hast saved our lives: let us find grace in the sight of my lord, and we will be Pharaoh's servants.

  • 26  And Joseph made it a law over the land of Egypt unto this day, that Pharaoh should have the fifth part; except the land of the priests only, which became not Pharaoh's.




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