Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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.

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 And that the dream came unto Pharaoh twice, it is because the thing is established by God, and God will shortly bring it to pass. 33 Now therefore let Pharaoh find a discreet and wise man and set him over the land of Egypt. 34 Let Pharaoh do this, and let him appoint officers over the land and take up the fifth part of the land of Egypt in the seven plenteous years.



Cross References

Genesis 41:39

And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, Forasmuch as God has showed thee all this, there is none so discreet and wise as thou art.

Exodus 18:19-22

Hearken now unto my voice, I will give thee counsel, and God shall be with thee: Be thou for the people before God that thou may submit the causes unto God.

Deuteronomy 1:13

Give me from among you, of your tribes, wise and understanding and expert men, and I will make them the head over you.

Daniel 4:27

Therefore, O king, approve my counsel and redeem thy sins with righteousness and thine iniquities with mercies unto the poor: behold the medicine for thy sin.

Acts 6:3

therefore, brethren, seek out among you seven men of whom you bear witness, full of the Holy Spirit and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business.

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