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Genesis 41:56

Context
NETBible

While the famine was over all the earth, 1  Joseph opened the storehouses 2  and sold grain to the Egyptians. The famine was severe throughout the land of Egypt.

XREF

Ge 42:6; Ge 47:14-24; Isa 23:17; Zec 5:3; Lu 21:35; Ac 17:26

NET © Notes

tn Or “over the entire land”; Heb “over all the face of the earth.” The disjunctive clause is circumstantial-temporal to the next clause.

tc The MT reads “he opened all that was in [or “among”] them.” The translation follows the reading of the LXX and Syriac versions.



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