Genesis 41:24 and the thin ears swallowed the seven good ears. Then I told it to the magicians, but there was no one who could explain it to me."


Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

and the thin ears swallowed the seven good ears. Then I told it to the magicians, but there was no one who could explain it to me."

King James Version

And the thin ears devoured the seven good ears: and I told this unto the magicians; but there was none that could declare it to me.

Holman Bible

The thin heads of grain swallowed the seven full ones. I told this to the magicians, but no one can tell me what it means."

International Standard Version

But the thin ears gobbled up the seven good ears. I told all this to my advisors, but nobody was able to explain it to me."

A Conservative Version

and the thin ears swallowed up the seven good ears. And I told it to the magicians, but there was no man who could declare it to me.

American Standard Version

and the thin ears swallowed up the seven good ears: and I told it unto the magicians; but there was none that could declare it to me.

Amplified

And the thin ears devoured the seven good ears. Now I told this to the magicians, but there was no one who could tell me what it meant.

Bible in Basic English

And the seven thin heads made a meal of the seven good heads; and I put this dream before the wise men, but not one of them was able to give me the sense of it.

Darby Translation

and the thin ears devoured the seven good ears. And I told it to the scribes; but there was none to make it known to me.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the thin heads devoured the seven good heads; and I told this unto the magicians, but there was no one that could declare it to me.

Julia Smith Translation

And the thin ears will swallow the seven good ears: and I spake to the sacred scribes, and there was none announcing to me.

King James 2000

And the thin ears devoured the seven good ears: and I told this unto the magicians; but there was none that could declare it to me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the thin ears of grain swallowed up the seven good ears of grain. And I told the magicians, but there was none to explain [it] to me."

Modern King James verseion

And the thin ears devoured the seven good ears. And I spoke to the magicians, but there was none that could open it to me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the thin ears devoured the seven good ears. And I have told it unto the soothsayers, but no man can tell me what it meaneth."

NET Bible

The thin heads of grain swallowed up the seven good heads of grain. So I told all this to the diviner-priests, but no one could tell me its meaning."

New Heart English Bible

And the thin heads of grain swallowed up the seven good heads of grain. I told it to the magicians, but there was no one who could explain it to me."

The Emphasized Bible

Then did the lean ears swallow up, the seven good ears. So I told these things unto the sacred scribes, but there was none that could explain them to me.

Webster

And the thin ears devoured the seven good ears: and I told this to the magicians; but there was none that could explain it to me.

World English Bible

The thin heads of grain swallowed up the seven good heads of grain. I told it to the magicians, but there was no one who could explain it to me."

Youngs Literal Translation

and the thin ears swallow the seven good ears; and I tell unto the scribes, and there is none declaring to me.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the thin
דּק 
Daq 
Usage: 14

שׁבּלת שׁבּל 
Shibbol 
שׁבּלת שׁבּל 
Shibbol 
Usage: 19
Usage: 19

בּלע 
Bala` 
Usage: 49

the seven
שׁבעה שׁבע 
Sheba` 
Usage: 395

and I told

Usage: 0

חרטם 
Chartom 
Usage: 11

נגד 
Nagad 
Usage: 370

Context Readings

Joseph Interprets Pharaoh's Dreams

23 and lo, seven ears, withered, thin, and scorched by the east wind, sprouted up after them; 24 and the thin ears swallowed the seven good ears. Then I told it to the magicians, but there was no one who could explain it to me." 25 Now Joseph said to Pharaoh, "Pharaoh's dreams are one and the same; God has told to Pharaoh what He is about to do.


Cross References

Genesis 41:8

Now in the morning his spirit was troubled, so he sent and called for all the magicians of Egypt, and all its wise men And Pharaoh told them his dreams, but there was no one who could interpret them to Pharaoh.

Daniel 4:7

"Then the magicians, the conjurers, the Chaldeans and the diviners came in and I related the dream to them, but they could not make its interpretation known to me.

Exodus 8:19

Then the magicians said to Pharaoh, "This is the finger of God." But Pharaoh's heart was hardened, and he did not listen to them, as the LORD had said.



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