Parallel Verses

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].

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.

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

him over the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

References

Fausets

Morish

Context Readings

Joseph Advises Pharaoh

32 That the dream was sent twice to Pharaoh and in two forms indicates that this thing which God will very soon bring to pass is fully prepared and established by God. 33 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]. 34 Let Pharaoh do this; then let him select and appoint officers over the land, and take one-fifth [of the produce] of the [whole] land of Egypt in the seven plenteous years [year by year].



Cross References

Genesis 41:39

And Pharaoh said to Joseph, Forasmuch as [your] God has shown you all this, there is nobody as intelligent and discreet and understanding and wise as you are.

Exodus 18:19-22

Listen now to [me]; I will counsel you, and God will be with you. You shall represent the people before God, bringing their cases and causes to Him,

Deuteronomy 1:13

Choose wise, understanding, experienced, and respected men according to your tribes, and I will make them heads over you.

Daniel 4:27

Therefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable to you; break off your sins and show the reality of your repentance by righteousness (right standing with God and moral and spiritual rectitude and rightness in every area and relation) and liberate yourself from your iniquities by showing mercy and loving-kindness to the poor and oppressed, that [if the king will repent] there may possibly be a continuance and lengthening of your peace and tranquility and a healing of your error.

Acts 6:3

Therefore select out from among yourselves, brethren, seven men of good and attested character and repute, full of the [Holy] Spirit and wisdom, whom we may assign to look after this business and duty.

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