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Genesis 47:4


Then they said to Pharaoh, “We have come to live as temporary residents 1  in the land. There 2  is no pasture for your servants’ flocks because the famine is severe in the land of Canaan. So now, please let your servants live in the land of Goshen.”


Ge 12:10; Ge 15:13; Ge 43:1; Ge 46:34; De 26:5; Ps 105:23; Isa 52:4; Ac 7:6; Ac 7:11

NET © Notes

tn Heb “to sojourn.”

tn Heb “for there.” The Hebrew uses a causal particle to connect what follows with what precedes. The translation divides the statement into two sentences for stylistic reasons.

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