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- Genesis 50:19
KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)
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“And Joseph said unto them, Fear not: for am I in the place of God?”
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Genesis 50:19 Translation & Meaning
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|KJV Verse ||Original Hebrew ||Meaning/ Definition |
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|“And Joseph” ||יוֹסֵ֖ף ||Joseph, the name of seven Israelites || Joseph |
|“said” ||וַיֹּ֧אמֶר ||To say (used with great latitude) ||said |
|“unto” ||אֲלֵהֶ֛ם ||Near, with or among; often in general, to ||unto |
|“them, Fear” ||תִּירָ֑אוּ ||To fear; morally to revere; causatively to frighten || Fear |
|“not:” ||אַל ||Not (the qualified negation, used as a deprecative); once (Job 24:25) as a noun, nothing ||not |
|“for” ||כִּ֛י ||(by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed ||for |
|“am” || ||(No Hebrew definition. English implied.) || |
|“I” ||אָֽנִי׃ ||I ||I |
|“in the place” ||הֲתַ֥חַת ||The bottom (as depressed); only adverbially, below (often with prepositional prefix underneath), in lieu of, etc || place |
|“of God?” ||אֱלֹהִ֖ים ||Gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative || God |
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17 So shall ye say unto Joseph, Forgive, I pray thee now, the trespass of thy brethren, and their sin; for they did unto thee evil: and now, we pray thee, forgive the trespass of the servants of the God of thy father. And Joseph wept when they spake unto him.
18 And his brethren also went and fell down before his face; and they said, Behold, we be thy servants.
19 And Joseph said unto them, Fear not: for am I in the place of God?
20 But as for you, ye thought evil against me; but God meant it unto good, to bring to pass, as it is this day, to save much people alive.
21 Now therefore fear ye not: I will nourish you, and your little ones. And he comforted them, and spake kindly unto them.
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