Genesis 41:49



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Thus Joseph stored up grain in great abundance like the sand of the sea, until he stopped measuring it, for it was beyond measure.

King James Version

And Joseph gathered corn as the sand of the sea, very much, until he left numbering; for it was without number.

Holman Bible

So Joseph stored up grain in such abundance-like the sand of the sea-that he stopped measuring it because it was beyond measure.

International Standard Version

Joseph stored up so much grain like sand on the seashore in so much abundance! that he stopped keeping records because it was proving to be impossible to measure how much they were gathering.

A Conservative Version

And Joseph laid up grain as the sand of the sea, very much, until he left off numbering, for it was without number.

American Standard Version

And Joseph laid up grain as the sand of the sea, very much, until he left off numbering; for it was without number.

Amplified

And Joseph gathered grain as the sand of the sea, very much, until he stopped counting, for it could not be measured.

Bible in Basic English

So he got together a store of grain like the sand of the sea; so great a store that after a time he gave up measuring it, for it might not be measured.

Darby Translation

And Joseph laid up corn as sand of the sea exceeding much, until they left off numbering; for it was without number.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Joseph gathered wheat as the sand of the sea, very much, until he left off numbering; for it was without number.

Julia Smith Translation

And Joseph will gather grain as the sand of the sea, exceedingly much that he ceased to number; for there was no numbering.

King James 2000

And Joseph gathered grain as the sand of the sea, very much, until he quit numbering; for it was without number.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Joseph piled up grain like the sand of the sea in great abundance until he stopped counting [it], for {it could not be counted}.

Modern King James verseion

And Joseph gathered grain like the sand of the sea, very much, until he quit numbering it; for it was without number.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Joseph laid up corn in store, like unto the sand of the sea in multitude out of measure, until he left numbering: For it was without number.

NET Bible

Joseph stored up a vast amount of grain, like the sand of the sea, until he stopped measuring it because it was impossible to measure.

New Heart English Bible

Joseph laid up grain as the sand of the sea, very much, until he stopped counting, for it was without number.

New simplified Bible

Thus Joseph stored up grain in great abundance, like the sand of the sea. He finally stopped measuring it, for it was beyond measure.

The Emphasized Bible

Thus did Joseph heap up corn like the sand of the sea making it exceeding abundant, - until one hath left off reckoning, because it cannot be reckoned.

Webster

And Joseph gathered corn as the sand of the sea, very much, until he left numbering; for it was without number.

World English Bible

Joseph laid up grain as the sand of the sea, very much, until he stopped counting, for it was without number.

Youngs Literal Translation

and Joseph gathereth corn as sand of the sea, multiplying exceedingly, until that he hath ceased to number, for there is no number.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יוסף 
Yowceph 
Usage: 213

צבר 
Tsabar 
heap up , heap , gather , lay
Usage: 7

בּר בּר 
Bar 
Usage: 14

as the sand
חול 
Chowl 
Usage: 23

of the sea
ים 
Yam 
Usage: 396

מאד 
M@`od 
Usage: 300

רבה 
Rabah 
Usage: 224

until he left
חדל 
Chadal 
Usage: 58

ספר 
Caphar 
Usage: 161

References

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Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Joseph In Charge Of Egypt

48 So he gathered all the food of these seven years which occurred in the land of Egypt and placed the food in the cities; he placed in every city the food from its own surrounding fields. 49 Thus Joseph stored up grain in great abundance like the sand of the sea, until he stopped measuring it, for it was beyond measure. 50 Now before the year of famine came, two sons were born to Joseph, whom Asenath, the daughter of Potiphera priest of On, bore to him.



Cross References

Genesis 22:17

indeed I will greatly bless you, and I will greatly multiply your seed as the stars of the heavens and as the sand which is on the seashore; and your seed shall possess the gate of their enemies.

Judges 7:12

Now the Midianites and the Amalekites and all the sons of the east were lying in the valley as numerous as locusts; and their camels were without number, as numerous as the sand on the seashore.

1 Samuel 13:5

Now the Philistines assembled to fight with Israel, 30,000 chariots and 6,000 horsemen, and people like the sand which is on the seashore in abundance; and they came up and camped in Michmash, east of Beth-aven.

Psalm 78:27

When He rained meat upon them like the dust, Even winged fowl like the sand of the seas,

Judges 6:5

For they would come up with their livestock and their tents, they would come in like locusts for number, both they and their camels were innumerable; and they came into the land to devastate it.

Job 1:3

His possessions also were 7,000 sheep, 3,000 camels, 500 yoke of oxen, 500 female donkeys, and very many servants; and that man was the greatest of all the men of the east.

Jeremiah 33:22

'As the host of heaven cannot be counted and the sand of the sea cannot be measured, so I will multiply the descendants of David My servant and the Levites who minister to Me.'"



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