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Genesis 47:20

Context

47:20 So Joseph bought all the land of Egypt for Pharaoh. Each 1  of the Egyptians sold his field, for the famine was severe. 2  So the land became Pharaoh’s.

1 tn The Hebrew text connects this clause with the preceding one with a causal particle (כִּי, ki). The translation divides the clauses into two sentences for stylistic reasons.

2 tn The Hebrew text adds “upon them.” This has not been included in the translation for stylistic reasons.



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