Parallel Verses

Amplified

You shall have charge over my house, and all my people shall be governed according to your word [with reverence, submission, and obedience]. Only in matters of the throne will I be greater than you are.

New American Standard Bible

"You shall be over my house, and according to your command all my people shall do homage; only in the throne I will be greater than you."

King James Version

Thou shalt be over my house, and according unto thy word shall all my people be ruled: only in the throne will I be greater than thou.

Holman Bible

You will be over my house, and all my people will obey your commands. Only with regard to the throne will I be greater than you.”

International Standard Version

So you are to be appointed in charge over my palace, and all of my people are to do whatever you command them to do. Only the throne will have greater authority than you."

A Conservative Version

Thou shall be over my house, and according to thy word all my people shall be ruled. Only in the throne I will be greater than thou.

American Standard Version

thou shalt be over my house, and according unto thy word shall all my people be ruled: only in the throne will I be greater than thou.

Bible in Basic English

You, then, are to be over my house, and all my people will be ruled by your word: only as king will I be greater than you.

Darby Translation

Thou shalt be over my house, and according to thy commandment shall all my people regulate themselves; only concerning the throne will I be greater than thou.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thou shalt be over my house, and according unto thy word shall all my people be ruled; only in the throne will I be greater than thou.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt be over my house, and to thy mouth all my people shall bend: only upon the throne I shall be great above thee.

King James 2000

You shall be over my house, and according unto your word shall all my people be ruled: only in the throne will I be greater than you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You shall be over my house, and to your word all my people shall submit. Only [with respect to] the throne will I be greater than you."

Modern King James verseion

You shall be over my house, and all my people shall kiss the hand at your word. Only in the throne will I be greater than you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou therefore shalt be over my house, and according to thy word shall all my people obey: only in the king's seat will I be above thee."

NET Bible

You will oversee my household, and all my people will submit to your commands. Only I, the king, will be greater than you.

New Heart English Bible

You shall be over my house, and according to your word will all my people be ruled. Only in the throne I will be greater than you."

The Emphasized Bible

Thou, shalt be over my house, and on thy mouth, shall all my people kiss, - only as to the throne, will I be greater than thou.

Webster

Thou shalt be over my house, and according to thy word shall all my people be ruled: only in the throne will I be greater than thou.

World English Bible

You shall be over my house, and according to your word will all my people be ruled. Only in the throne I will be greater than you."

Youngs Literal Translation

thou -- thou art over my house, and at thy mouth do all my people kiss; only in the throne I am greater than thou.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
over my house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

be ruled
נשׁק 
Nashaq 
Usage: 35

only in the throne
כּסּה כּסּא 
Kicce' 
Usage: 135

will I be greater
גּדל 
Gadal 
Usage: 115

Devotionals

Devotionals about Genesis 41:40

References

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

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Images Genesis 41:40

Context Readings

Joseph Advises Pharaoh

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. 40 You shall have charge over my house, and all my people shall be governed according to your word [with reverence, submission, and obedience]. Only in matters of the throne will I be greater than you are. 41 Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, See, I have set you over all the land of Egypt.



Cross References

Psalm 105:21-22

He made Joseph lord of his house and ruler of all his substance,

Acts 7:10

And delivered him from all his distressing afflictions and won him goodwill and favor and wisdom and understanding in the sight of Pharaoh, king of Egypt, who made him governor over Egypt and all his house.

Genesis 39:4-6

So Joseph pleased [Potiphar] and found favor in his sight, and he served him. And [his master] made him supervisor over his house and he put all that he had in his charge.

Genesis 45:8-9

So now it was not you who sent me here, but God; and He has made me a father to Pharaoh and lord of all his house and ruler over all the land of Egypt.

Genesis 45:26

And they said to him, Joseph is still alive! And he is governor over all the land of Egypt! And Jacob's heart began to stop beating and [he almost] fainted, for he did not believe them.

1 Samuel 10:1

Then Samuel took the vial of oil and poured it on Saul's head and kissed him and said, Has not the Lord anointed you to be prince over His heritage Israel?

Job 31:27

And my heart has been secretly enticed by them or my mouth has kissed my hand [in homage to them],

Psalm 2:12

Kiss the Son [pay homage to Him in purity], lest He be angry and you perish in the way, for soon shall His wrath be kindled. O blessed (happy, fortunate, and to be envied) are all those who seek refuge and put their trust in Him!

Proverbs 22:29

Do you see a man diligent and skillful in his business? He will stand before kings; he will not stand before obscure men.

Daniel 2:46-48

Then King Nebuchadnezzar fell on his face and paid homage to Daniel [as a great prophet of the highest God] and ordered that an offering and incense should be offered up to him [in honor of his God].

Daniel 5:29

Then Belshazzar commanded, and Daniel was clothed with purple and a chain of gold put about his neck, and a proclamation was made concerning him that he should be the third ruler in the kingdom.

Daniel 6:3

Then this Daniel was distinguished above the presidents and the satraps because an excellent spirit was in him, and the king thought to set him over the whole realm.

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