Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 "So now, let Pharaoh look for a discerning and wise man and set him over the land of Egypt. 34 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. 35 Let them gather all the [excess] food during these good years that are coming, store the grain under Pharaoh's authority as food in the cities, and preserve [it].



Cross References

Numbers 31:14

But Moses became furious with the officers, the commanders of thousands and commanders of hundreds, who were returning from the military campaign.

2 Kings 11:11-12

Then the guards stood with their weapons in hand surrounding the king-from the right side of the temple to the left side, by the altar and by the temple.

2 Chronicles 34:12

The men were doing the work with integrity. Their overseers were Jahath and Obadiah the Levites from the Merarites, and Zechariah and Meshullam from the Kohathites as supervisors. The Levites were all skilled on musical instruments.

Nehemiah 11:9

Joel son of Zichri was the officer over them, and Judah son of Hassenuah was second in command over the city.

Job 5:20

In famine He will redeem you from death, and in battle, from the power of the sword.

Psalm 33:19

to deliver them from death and to keep them alive in famine.

Proverbs 6:6-8

Go to the ant, you slacker! Observe its ways and become wise.

Proverbs 22:3

A sensible person sees danger and takes cover, but the inexperienced keep going and are punished.

Proverbs 27:12

The sensible see danger and take cover; the foolish keep going and are punished.

Luke 16:5

"So he summoned each one of his master's debtors. 'How much do you owe my master?' he asked the first one.

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