Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 And he gathered up all the food of the seven years, which were in the land of Egypt, and laid up the food in the cities: the food of the field, which was round about every city, laid he up in the same. 49 And Joseph gathered grain as the sand of the sea, very much, until he quit numbering; for it was without number. 50 And unto Joseph were born two sons before the years of famine came, which Asenath the daughter of Potiphera priest of On bore unto him.



Cross References

Genesis 22:17

That in blessing I will bless you, and in multiplying I will multiply your descendants as the stars of the heaven, and as the sand which is upon the seashore; and your descendants shall possess the gate of their enemies;

Judges 7:12

And the Midianites and the Amalekites and all the children of the east lay along in the valley like grasshoppers for multitude; and their camels were without number, as the sand by the sea side for multitude.

1 Samuel 13:5

And the Philistines gathered themselves together to fight with Israel, thirty thousand chariots, and six thousand horsemen, and people as the sand which is on the sea shore in multitude: and they came up, and encamped in Michmash, eastward from Bethaven.

Psalm 78:27

He rained meat also upon them as dust, and feathered fowls as the sand of the sea:

Judges 6:5

For they came up with their cattle and their tents, and they came as grasshoppers for multitude; for both they and their camels were without number: and they entered into the land to destroy it.

Job 1:3

His possessions also were seven thousand sheep, and three thousand camels, and five hundred yoke of oxen, and five hundred female donkeys, and a very great household; so that this man was the greatest of all the men of the east.

Jeremiah 33:22

As the host of heaven cannot be numbered, neither the sand of the sea measured: so will I multiply the descendants of David my servant, and the Levites that minister unto me.

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