Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

So Joseph stored up grain in such abundance—like the sand of the sea—that he stopped measuring it because it was beyond measure.

New American Standard Bible

Thus Joseph stored up grain in great abundance like the sand of the sea, until he stopped measuring it, for it was beyond measure.

King James Version

And Joseph gathered corn as the sand of the sea, very much, until he left numbering; for it was without number.

International Standard Version

Joseph stored up so much grain like sand on the seashore in so much abundance! that he stopped keeping records because it was proving to be impossible to measure how much they were gathering.

A Conservative Version

And Joseph laid up grain as the sand of the sea, very much, until he left off numbering, for it was without number.

American Standard Version

And Joseph laid up grain as the sand of the sea, very much, until he left off numbering; for it was without number.

Amplified

And Joseph gathered grain as the sand of the sea, very much, until he stopped counting, for it could not be measured.

Bible in Basic English

So he got together a store of grain like the sand of the sea; so great a store that after a time he gave up measuring it, for it might not be measured.

Darby Translation

And Joseph laid up corn as sand of the sea exceeding much, until they left off numbering; for it was without number.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Joseph gathered wheat as the sand of the sea, very much, until he left off numbering; for it was without number.

Julia Smith Translation

And Joseph will gather grain as the sand of the sea, exceedingly much that he ceased to number; for there was no numbering.

King James 2000

And Joseph gathered grain as the sand of the sea, very much, until he quit numbering; for it was without number.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Joseph piled up grain like the sand of the sea in great abundance until he stopped counting [it], for {it could not be counted}.

Modern King James verseion

And Joseph gathered grain like the sand of the sea, very much, until he quit numbering it; for it was without number.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Joseph laid up corn in store, like unto the sand of the sea in multitude out of measure, until he left numbering: For it was without number.

NET Bible

Joseph stored up a vast amount of grain, like the sand of the sea, until he stopped measuring it because it was impossible to measure.

New Heart English Bible

Joseph laid up grain as the sand of the sea, very much, until he stopped counting, for it was without number.

The Emphasized Bible

Thus did Joseph heap up corn like the sand of the sea making it exceeding abundant, - until one hath left off reckoning, because it cannot be reckoned.

Webster

And Joseph gathered corn as the sand of the sea, very much, until he left numbering; for it was without number.

World English Bible

Joseph laid up grain as the sand of the sea, very much, until he stopped counting, for it was without number.

Youngs Literal Translation

and Joseph gathereth corn as sand of the sea, multiplying exceedingly, until that he hath ceased to number, for there is no number.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יוסף 
Yowceph 
Usage: 213

צבר 
Tsabar 
Usage: 7

בּר בּר 
Bar 
Usage: 14

as the sand
חול 
Chowl 
Usage: 23

of the sea
ים 
Yam 
Usage: 396

רבה 
Rabah 
Usage: 224

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Joseph In Charge Of Egypt

48 Joseph gathered all the excess food in the land of Egypt during the seven years and put it in the cities. He put the food in every city from the fields around it. 49 So Joseph stored up grain in such abundance—like the sand of the sea—that he stopped measuring it because it was beyond measure. 50 Two sons were born to Joseph before the years of famine arrived. Asenath daughter of Potiphera, priest at On, bore them to him.



Cross References

Genesis 22:17

I will indeed bless you and make your offspring as numerous as the stars of the sky and the sand on the seashore. Your offspring will possess the gates of their enemies.

Judges 7:12

Now the Midianites, Amalekites, and all the Qedemites had settled down in the valley like a swarm of locusts, and their camels were as innumerable as the sand on the seashore.

1 Samuel 13:5

The Philistines also gathered to fight against Israel: 3,000 chariots, 6,000 horsemen, and troops as numerous as the sand on the seashore. They went up and camped at Michmash, east of Beth-aven.

Psalm 78:27

He rained meat on them like dust,
and winged birds like the sand of the seas.

Judges 6:5

For the Midianites came with their cattle and their tents like a great swarm of locusts. They and their camels were without number, and they entered the land to waste it.

Job 1:3

His estate included 7,000 sheep, 3,000 camels, 500 yoke of oxen, 500 female donkeys, and a very large number of servants. Job was the greatest man among all the people of the east.

Jeremiah 33:22

The hosts of heaven cannot be counted; the sand of the sea cannot be measured. So, too, I will make the descendants of My servant David and the Levites who minister to Me innumerable.”

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