From there it spots 1 its prey, 2 its eyes gaze intently from a distance.
They willfully challenged God 1 by asking for food to satisfy their appetite.
They were not yet filled up, 1 their food was still in their mouths,
The lions roar for prey, seeking their food from God. 1
All of your creatures 1 wait for you to provide them with food on a regular basis. 2
They should gather all the excess food 1 during these good years that are coming. By Pharaoh’s authority 2 they should store up grain so the cities will have food, 3 and they should preserve it. 4
But they exclaimed, 1 “No, my lord! Your servants have come to buy grain for food!
They said, “My lord, we did indeed come down 1 the first time 2 to buy food.
“Then our father said, ‘Go back and buy us a little food.’
They glide by 1 like reed 2 boats, like an eagle that swoops 3 down on its prey. 4
Does not the ear test words, as 1 the tongue 2 tastes food? 3
“Nothing is left for him to devour; 1 that is why his prosperity does not last. 2
It is by these that he judges 1 the nations and supplies food in abundance.
They lost their appetite for all food, 1 and they drew near the gates of death.
There is abundant food in the field 1 of the poor, but it is swept away by injustice. 2
Joseph 1 collected all the excess food 2 in the land of Egypt during the seven years and stored it in the cities. 3 In every city he put the food gathered from the fields around it.
The four victorious kings 1 took all the possessions and food of Sodom and Gomorrah and left.
If you send 1 our brother with us, we’ll go down and buy food for you.
We have brought additional money with us to buy food. We do not know who put the money in our sacks!”
When 1 they measured with an omer, the one who gathered much had nothing left over, and the one who gathered little lacked nothing; each one had gathered what he could eat.