Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

New American Standard Bible

And lo, from the Nile there came up seven cows, sleek and fat; and they grazed in the marsh grass.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

when all of a sudden seven healthy, plump cows emerged from the Nile to graze in the grass that grew in the reeds that lined the bank.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

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

Bible in Basic English

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

Darby Translation

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

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and that there came out of the river seven goodly cows and fat fleshed, and fed in a meadow.

NET Bible

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

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

and lo! from the river, were coming up seven heifers, comely in appearance and fat in flesh, - and they fed among the rushes.

Webster

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

World English Bible

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

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

יפה 
Yapheh 
Usage: 41

מראה 
Mar'eh 
Usage: 104

פּרה 
Parah 
Usage: 26

בּריא 
Bariy' 
Usage: 14

and they fed
רעה 
Ra`ah 
Usage: 171

References

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Joseph Interprets Pharaoh's Dreams

1 And it cometh to pass, at the end of two years of days that Pharaoh is dreaming, and lo, he is standing by the River, 2 and lo, from the River coming up are seven kine, of fair appearance, and fat in flesh, and they feed among the reeds; 3 and lo, seven other kine are coming up after them out of the River, of bad appearance, and lean in flesh, and they stand near the kine on the edge of the River,


Cross References

Isaiah 19:6

And they have turned away the flowings, Weak and dried up have been brooks of the bulwark, Reed and flag have withered.

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