Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

and behold, seven cows, {well built and fat}, were coming up from the Nile, and they grazed among the reeds.

New American Standard Bible

and behold, seven cows, fat and sleek came up out of the Nile, and they grazed in the marsh grass.

King James Version

And, behold, there came up out of the river seven kine, fatfleshed and well favoured; and they fed in a meadow:

Holman Bible

when seven well-fed, healthy-looking cows came up from the Nile and began to graze among the reeds.

International Standard Version

and all of a sudden seven healthy, plump, beautiful cows emerged from the Nile and began to graze among the reeds that line the bank.

A Conservative Version

And, behold, there came up out of the river seven cows, fat-fleshed and well-favored, and they fed in the reed grass.

American Standard Version

and, behold, there came up out of the river seven kine, fat-fleshed and well-favored: and they fed in the reed-grass:

Amplified

And behold, there came up out of the river [Nile] seven fat, sleek, and handsome cows, and they grazed in the reed grass [of a marshy pasture].

Bible in Basic English

And out of the Nile came seven cows, fat and good-looking, and their food was the river-grass;

Darby Translation

And behold, there came up out of the river seven kine, fat-fleshed and of fine form, and they fed in the reed-grass.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and, behold, there came up out of the river seven cows, fat-fleshed and beautiful in appearance; and they fed in a meadow.

Julia Smith Translation

And behold, from the river came up seven heifers, fat of flesh and fair of form, and they will feed in marsh grass.

King James 2000

And, behold, there came up out of the river seven cows, fat and well favored; and they fed in a meadow:

Modern King James verseion

And behold, there came up out of the river seven cows, beautiful in appearance and fat of flesh. And they fed in the reeds.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and there came out of the river seven fat fleshed and well favored cows, and fed in the meadow.

NET Bible

Then seven fat and fine-looking cows were coming up out of the Nile, and they grazed in the reeds.

New Heart English Bible

and behold, there came up out of the river seven cattle, fat and sleek. They fed in the marsh grass,

The Emphasized Bible

When lo! out of the river, were coming up seven heifers, fat in flesh and comely in form, - and they fed among the rushes.

Webster

And behold, there came out of the river seven cows, fat-fleshed, and well-favored; and they fed in a meadow:

World English Bible

and behold, there came up out of the river seven cattle, fat and sleek. They fed in the marsh grass,

Youngs Literal Translation

and lo, out of the River coming up are seven kine, fat in flesh, and of fair form, and they feed among the reeds;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עלה 
`alah 
Usage: 890

out of the river
יאר 
Y@`or 
Usage: 65

שׁבעה שׁבע 
Sheba` 
Usage: 395

פּרה 
Parah 
Usage: 26

בּריא 
Bariy' 
Usage: 14

and well
יפה 
Yapheh 
Usage: 41

תּאר 
To'ar 
Usage: 15

and they fed
רעה 
Ra`ah 
Usage: 171

References

Easton

Hastings

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Joseph Interprets Pharaoh's Dreams

17 And Pharaoh said to Joseph, "[Now] in my dream, behold, I was standing on the bank of the Nile, 18 and behold, seven cows, {well built and fat}, were coming up from the Nile, and they grazed among the reeds. 19 And behold, seven other cows came up after them from the Nile, very {ugly and gaunt}--never have I seen [any] as them in all the land of Egypt for ugliness.


Cross References

Jeremiah 24:1-3

Yahweh showed me, and look, there were two baskets of figs placed {before} the temple of Yahweh--after Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon had deported Jeconiah the son of Jehoiakim, the king of Judah, with the officials of Judah, and the craftsmen, and the smiths, from Jerusalem and had brought them [to] Babylon.

Jeremiah 24:5

"Thus says Yahweh, the God of Israel, 'Like these good figs, so I will regard as good the exiles of Judah whom I have sent away from this place [to the] land of [the] Chaldeans.

Jeremiah 24:8

But like the bad figs that cannot be eaten because of [their] bad quality--for thus says Yahweh--so I will treat Zedekiah the king of Judah, and his officials, and the remnant of Jerusalem who remain in this land, and those who live in the land of Egypt.

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