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Genesis 47:26

Context
NET ©

So Joseph made it a statute, 1  which is in effect 2  to this day throughout the land of Egypt: One-fifth belongs to Pharaoh. Only the land of the priests did not become Pharaoh’s.

NIV ©

So Joseph established it as a law concerning land in Egypt —still in force today—that a fifth of the produce belongs to Pharaoh. It was only the land of the priests that did not become Pharaoh’s.

NASB ©

Joseph made it a statute concerning the land of Egypt valid to this day, that Pharaoh should have the fifth; only the land of the priests did not become Pharaoh’s.

NLT ©

Joseph then made it a law throughout the land of Egypt––and it is still the law––that Pharaoh should receive one–fifth of all the crops grown on his land. But since Pharaoh had not taken over the priests’ land, they were exempt from this payment.

MSG ©

Joseph decreed a land law in Egypt that is still in effect, [A Fifth Goes to Pharaoh]. Only the priests' lands were not owned by Pharaoh.

BBE ©

Then Joseph made a law which is in force to this day, that Pharaoh was to have the fifth part; only the land of the priests did not become his.

NRSV ©

So Joseph made it a statute concerning the land of Egypt, and it stands to this day, that Pharaoh should have the fifth. The land of the priests alone did not become Pharaoh’s.

NKJV ©

And Joseph made it a law over the land of Egypt to this day, that Pharaoh should have one–fifth, except for the land of the priests only, which did not become Pharaoh’s.


KJV
And Joseph
<03130>
made
<07760> (8799)
it a law
<02706>
over the land
<0127>
of Egypt
<04714>
unto this day
<03117>_,
[that] Pharaoh
<06547>
should have the fifth
<02569>
[part]; except
<07535>
the land
<0127>
of the priests
<03548>
only, [which] became not Pharaoh's
<06547>_.
{priests: or, princes}
NASB ©
Joseph
<03130>
made
<07760>
it a statute
<02706>
concerning
<05921>
the land
<0127>
of Egypt
<04714>
valid to this
<02088>
day
<03117>
, that Pharaoh
<06547>
should have the fifth
<02569>
; only
<07534>
the land
<0127>
of the priests
<03548>
did not become
<01961>
Pharaoh's
<06547>
.
HEBREW
herpl
<06547>
htyh
<01961>
al
<03808>
Mdbl
<0905>
Mynhkh
<03548>
tmda
<0127>
qr
<07535>
smxl
<02569>
herpl
<06547>
Myrum
<04714>
tmda
<0127>
le
<05921>
hzh
<02088>
Mwyh
<03117>
de
<05704>
qxl
<02706>
Powy
<03130>
hta
<0853>
Mvyw (47:26)
<07760>
LXXM
kai
<2532
CONJ
eyeto
<5087
V-AMI-3S
autoiv
<846
D-DPM
iwshf
<2501
N-PRI
eiv
<1519
PREP
prostagma {N-ASN} ewv
<2193
PREP
thv
<3588
T-GSF
hmerav
<2250
N-GSF
tauthv
<3778
D-GSF
epi
<1909
PREP
ghn
<1065
N-ASF
aiguptou
<125
N-GSF
tw
<3588
T-DSM
faraw
<5328
N-PRI
apopemptoun {V-PAPNS} cwriv
<5565
PREP
thv
<3588
T-GSF
ghv
<1065
N-GSF
twn
<3588
T-GPM
ierewn
<2409
N-GPM
monon
<3440
ADV
ouk
<3364
ADV
hn
<1510
V-IAI-3S
tw
<3588
T-DSM
faraw
<5328
N-PRI
NET © [draft] ITL
So
<07760>
Joseph
<03130>
made it
<07760>
a statute
<02706>
, which is in effect
<05704>
to this
<02088>
day
<03117>
throughout the land
<0127>
of Egypt
<04714>
: One-fifth
<02569>
belongs to Pharaoh
<06547>
. Only
<07535>
the land
<0127>
of the priests
<03548>
did not
<03808>
become
<01961>
Pharaoh’s
<06547>
.
NET ©

So Joseph made it a statute, 1  which is in effect 2  to this day throughout the land of Egypt: One-fifth belongs to Pharaoh. Only the land of the priests did not become Pharaoh’s.

NET © Notes

tn On the term translated “statute” see P. Victor, “A Note on Hoq in the Old Testament,” VT 16 (1966): 358-61.

tn The words “which is in effect” have been supplied in the translation for stylistic reasons.



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