Genesis 50:3



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Now forty days were required for it, for such is the period required for embalming. And the Egyptians wept for him seventy days.

King James Version

And forty days were fulfilled for him; for so are fulfilled the days of those which are embalmed: and the Egyptians mourned for him threescore and ten days.

International Standard Version

It took 40 days to complete the process, the normal period required for embalming. Meanwhile, the Egyptians mourned for him for 70 days.

A Conservative Version

And forty days were fulfilled for him, for so are fulfilled the days of embalming. And the Egyptians wept for him seventy days.

American Standard Version

And forty days were fulfilled for him; for so are fulfilled the days of embalming: and the Egyptians wept for him three-score and ten days.

Amplified

Then forty days were devoted [to this purpose] for him, for that is the customary number of days required for those who are embalmed. And the Egyptians wept and bemoaned him [as they would for royalty] for seventy days.

Bible in Basic English

And the forty days needed for making the body ready went by: and there was weeping for him among the Egyptians for seventy days.

Darby Translation

And forty days were fulfilled for him; for so are fulfilled the days of those who are embalmed. And the Egyptians mourned for him seventy days.

Holman Bible

They took 40 days to complete this, for embalming takes that long, and the Egyptians mourned for him 70 days.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And forty days were fulfilled for him; for so are fulfilled the days of those who are embalmed; and the Egyptians mourned for him seventy days.

Julia Smith Translation

And they will fill up forty days for him: for so will they fill up the days of the embalmed: and the Egyptians will weep for him seventy days.

King James 2000

And forty days were fulfilled for him; for so are fulfilled the days of those who are embalmed: and the Egyptians mourned for him three score and ten days.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Forty days {were required for it}, for thus [are] the days {required for} embalming. And the Egyptians wept for him seventy days.

Modern King James verseion

And forty days were fulfilled for him, for so are fulfilled the days of those who are embalmed. And the Egyptians mourned for him seventy days.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

for so long doth the embalming last, and the Egyptians bewept him seventy days.

NET Bible

They took forty days, for that is the full time needed for embalming. The Egyptians mourned for him seventy days.

New Heart English Bible

Forty days were fulfilled for him, for that is how many the days it takes to embalm. The Egyptians wept for him for seventy days.

New simplified Bible

It took forty days, which is the normal time for embalming. The Egyptians mourned for him seventy days.

The Emphasized Bible

And they fulfilled for him forty days, for so, are they wont to fulfil the days of the embalmed, - and the Egyptians wept for him seventy days.

Webster

And forty days were fulfilled for him; (for so are fulfilled the days of those who are embalmed:) and the Egyptians mourned for him seventy days.

World English Bible

Forty days were fulfilled for him, for that is how many the days it takes to embalm. The Egyptians wept for him for seventy days.

Youngs Literal Translation

and they fulfil for him forty days, for so they fulfil the days of the embalmed, and the Egyptians weep for him seventy days.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ארבּעים 
'arba`iym 
Usage: 136

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

מלא מלא 
Male' 
Usage: 251

מלא מלא 
Male' 
Usage: 251

the days
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

חנט 
Chanat 
Usage: 5

and the Egyptians
מצרים 
Mitsrayim 
Usage: 681

בּכה 
Bakah 
Usage: 114

שׁבעים 
Shib`iym 
Usage: 91

Context Readings

Jacob's Burial

2 Joseph commanded his servants the physicians to embalm his father. So the physicians embalmed Israel. 3 Now forty days were required for it, for such is the period required for embalming. And the Egyptians wept for him seventy days. 4 When the days of mourning for him were past, Joseph spoke to the household of Pharaoh, saying, "If now I have found favor in your sight, please speak to Pharaoh, saying,


Cross References

Numbers 20:29

When all the congregation saw that Aaron had died, all the house of Israel wept for Aaron thirty days.

Deuteronomy 34:8

So the sons of Israel wept for Moses in the plains of Moab thirty days; then the days of weeping and mourning for Moses came to an end.

Genesis 50:10

When they came to the threshing floor of Atad, which is beyond the Jordan, they lamented there with a very great and sorrowful lamentation; and he observed seven days mourning for his father.

Deuteronomy 21:13

"She shall also remove the clothes of her captivity and shall remain in your house, and mourn her father and mother a full month; and after that you may go in to her and be her husband and she shall be your wife.



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