Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Now let Pharaoh look for a man discerning and wise, and set him over the land of Egypt.

King James Version

Now therefore let Pharaoh look out a man discreet and wise, and set him over the land of Egypt.

Holman Bible

"So now, let Pharaoh look for a discerning and wise man and set him over the land of Egypt.

International Standard Version

Therefore let Pharaoh select a wise, discerning person to place in charge over the land of Egypt.

A Conservative Version

Now therefore let Pharaoh look out for a man discreet and wise, and set him over the land of Egypt.

American Standard Version

Now therefore let Pharaoh look out a man discreet and wise, and set him over the land of Egypt.

Amplified

So now let Pharaoh seek out and provide a man discreet, understanding, proficient, and wise and set him over the land of Egypt [as governor].

Bible in Basic English

And now let Pharaoh make search for a man of wisdom and good sense, and put him in authority over the land of Egypt.

Darby Translation

And now let Pharaoh look himself out a man discreet and wise, and set him over the land of Egypt.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Now therefore let Pharaoh find a discreet and wise man and set him over the land of Egypt.

Julia Smith Translation

And now will Pharaoh look out a man discerning and wise, and set him over the land of Egypt

King James 2000

Now therefore let Pharaoh seek out a man discreet and wise, and set him over the land of Egypt.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now then, let Pharaoh select a man [who is] discerning and wise, and let him set him over the land of Egypt.

Modern King James verseion

Now therefore let Pharaoh look for a man who is discreet and wise, and set him over the land of Egypt.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Now therefore, let Pharaoh provide for a man of understanding and wisdom, and set him over the land of Egypt.

NET Bible

"So now Pharaoh should look for a wise and discerning man and give him authority over all the land of Egypt.

New Heart English Bible

"Now therefore let Pharaoh look for a discreet and wise man, and set him over the land of Egypt.

The Emphasized Bible

Now, therefore, let Pharaoh look out a man discreet and wise, - and set him over the land of Egypt.

Webster

Now therefore let Pharaoh look out a man discreet and wise, and set him over the land of Egypt.

World English Bible

"Now therefore let Pharaoh look for a discreet and wise man, and set him over the land of Egypt.

Youngs Literal Translation

'And now, let Pharaoh provide a man, intelligent and wise, and set him over the land of Egypt;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
פּרעה 
Par`oh 
Usage: 268

ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

a man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

and wise
חכם 
Chakam 
Usage: 137

and set
שׁית 
Shiyth 
Usage: 83

ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

References

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Context Readings

Joseph Advises Pharaoh

32 "Now as for the repeating of the dream to Pharaoh twice, it means that the matter is determined by God, and God will quickly bring it about. 33 "Now let Pharaoh look for a man discerning and wise, and set him over the land of Egypt. 34 "Let Pharaoh take action to appoint overseers in charge of the land, and let him exact a fifth of the produce of the land of Egypt in the seven years of abundance.



Cross References

Genesis 41:39

So Pharaoh said to Joseph, "Since God has informed you of all this, there is no one so discerning and wise as you are.

Exodus 18:19-22

"Now listen to me: I will give you counsel, and God be with you. You be the people's representative before God, and you bring the disputes to God,

Deuteronomy 1:13

'Choose wise and discerning and experienced men from your tribes, and I will appoint them as your heads.'

Daniel 4:27

'Therefore, O king, may my advice be pleasing to you: break away now from your sins by doing righteousness and from your iniquities by showing mercy to the poor, in case there may be a prolonging of your prosperity.'

Acts 6:3

"Therefore, brethren, select from among you seven men of good reputation, full of the Spirit and of wisdom, whom we may put in charge of this task.

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