Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"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.

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

Let Pharaoh do this: Let him appoint overseers over the land and take one-fifth [of the harvest] of the land of Egypt during the seven years of abundance.

International Standard Version

Also, let Pharaoh immediately proceed to appoint supervisors over the land of Egypt, who will collect one fifth of its agricultural production during the coming seven years of abundance.

A Conservative Version

Let Pharaoh do [this], and let him appoint overseers over the land, and take up the fifth part of the land of Egypt in the seven plentiful years.

American Standard Version

Let Pharaoh do this , and let him appoint overseers over the land, and take up the fifth part of the land of Egypt in the seven plenteous years.

Amplified

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].

Bible in Basic English

Let Pharaoh do this, and let him put overseers over the land of Egypt to put in store a fifth part of the produce of the land in the good years.

Darby Translation

Let Pharaoh do this: let him appoint overseers over the land, and take the fifth part of the land of Egypt during the seven years of plenty,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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.

Julia Smith Translation

And will Pharaoh make and appoint overseers over the land, exacting a fifth part of the land of Egypt, in the seven years of plenty.

King James 2000

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.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Let Pharaoh do [this], and let him appoint supervisors over the land, and let him take one-fifth from the land of Egypt in the seven years of abundance.

Modern King James verseion

Let Pharaoh act, and let him appoint officers over the land, and take up the fifth part of the land of Egypt in the seven plenteous years.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And let Pharaoh make officers over the land, and take up the fifth part of the land of Egypt in the seven plenteous years

NET Bible

Pharaoh should do this -- he should appoint officials throughout the land to collect one-fifth of the produce of the land of Egypt during the seven years of abundance.

New Heart English Bible

Let Pharaoh do this, and let him appoint overseers over the land, and take up the fifth part of the land of Egypt's produce in the seven plenteous years.

The Emphasized Bible

Let Pharaoh do this, that he may appoint overseers over the land, - so shall he take up a fifth of the land of Egypt, during the seven years of plenty.

Webster

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.

World English Bible

Let Pharaoh do this, and let him appoint overseers over the land, and take up the fifth part of the land of Egypt's produce in the seven plenteous years.

Youngs Literal Translation

let Pharaoh make and appoint overseers over the land, and receive a fifth of the land of Egypt in the seven years of plenty,

Interlinear

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

פּקיד 
Paqiyd 
Usage: 13

over the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

and take up the fifth part
חמשׁ 
Chamash 
Usage: 1

of the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

of Egypt
מצרים 
Mitsrayim 
Usage: 681

in the seven
שׁבעה שׁבע 
Sheba` 
Usage: 395

שׂבע 
Saba` 
Usage: 8

References

Easton

Fausets

Morish

Context Readings

Joseph Advises Pharaoh

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. 35 "Then let them gather all the food of these good years that are coming, and store up the grain for food in the cities under Pharaoh's authority, and let them guard it.



Cross References

Numbers 31:14

Moses was angry with the officers of the army, the captains of thousands and the captains of hundreds, who had come from service in the war.

2 Kings 11:11-12

The guards stood each with his weapons in his hand, from the right side of the house to the left side of the house, by the altar and by the house, around the king.

2 Chronicles 34:12

The men did the work faithfully with foremen over them to supervise: Jahath and Obadiah, the Levites of the sons of Merari, Zechariah and Meshullam of the sons of the Kohathites, and the Levites, all who were skillful with musical instruments.

Nehemiah 11:9

Joel the son of Zichri was their overseer, and Judah the son of Hassenuah was second in command of the city.

Job 5:20

"In famine He will redeem you from death, And in war from the power of the sword.

Psalm 33:19

To deliver their soul from death And to keep them alive in famine.

Proverbs 6:6-8

Go to the ant, O sluggard, Observe her ways and be wise,

Proverbs 22:3

The prudent sees the evil and hides himself, But the naive go on, and are punished for it.

Proverbs 27:12

A prudent man sees evil and hides himself, The naive proceed and pay the penalty.

Luke 16:5

"And he summoned each one of his master's debtors, and he began saying to the first, 'How much do you owe my master?'

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