Genesis 41:40
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New International Version
You shall be in charge of my palace, and all my people are to submit to your orders. Only with respect to the throne will I be greater than you."

New Living Translation
You will be in charge of my court, and all my people will take orders from you. Only I, sitting on my throne, will have a rank higher than yours."

English Standard Version
You shall be over my house, and all my people shall order themselves as you command. Only as regards the throne will I be greater than you.”

New American Standard Bible
"You shall be over my house, and according to your command all my people shall do homage; only in the throne I will be greater than you."

King James Bible
Thou shalt be over my house, and according unto thy word shall all my people be ruled: only in the throne will I be greater than thou.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You will be over my house, and all my people will obey your commands. Only with regard to the throne will I be greater than you."

International Standard Version
So you are to be appointed in charge over my palace, and all of my people are to do whatever you command them to do. Only the throne will have greater authority than you."

NET Bible
You will oversee my household, and all my people will submit to your commands. Only I, the king, will be greater than you.

New Heart English Bible
You shall be over my house, and according to your word will all my people be ruled. Only in the throne I will be greater than you."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
You will be in charge of my palace, and all my people will do what you say. I will be more important than you, only because I'm Pharaoh."

JPS Tanakh 1917
Thou shalt be over my house, and according unto thy word shall all my people be ruled; only in the throne will I be greater than thou.'

New American Standard 1977
“You shall be over my house, and according to your command all my people shall do homage; only in the throne I will be greater than you.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
Thou shalt be over my house, and according unto thy word shall all my people be ruled; only in the throne will I be greater than thou.

King James 2000 Bible
You shall be over my house, and according unto your word shall all my people be ruled: only in the throne will I be greater than you.

American King James Version
You shall be over my house, and according to your word shall all my people be ruled: only in the throne will I be greater than you.

American Standard Version
thou shalt be over my house, and according unto thy word shall all my people be ruled: only in the throne will I be greater than thou.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thou shalt be over my house, and at the commandment of thy mouth all the people shall obey: only in the kingly throne will I be above thee.

Darby Bible Translation
Thou shalt be over my house, and according to thy commandment shall all my people regulate themselves; only concerning the throne will I be greater than thou.

English Revised Version
thou shalt be over my house, and according unto thy word shall all my people be ruled: only in the throne will I be greater than thou.

Webster's Bible Translation
Thou shalt be over my house, and according to thy word shall all my people be ruled: only in the throne will I be greater than thou.

World English Bible
You shall be over my house, and according to your word will all my people be ruled. Only in the throne I will be greater than you."

Young's Literal Translation
thou -- thou art over my house, and at thy mouth do all my people kiss; only in the throne I am greater than thou.'
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
41:33-45 Joseph gave good advice to Pharaoh. Fair warning should always be followed by good counsel. God has in his word told us of a day of trial before us, when we shall need all the grace we can have. Now, therefore, provide accordingly. Pharaoh gave Joseph an honourable testimony. He is a man in whom the spirit of God is; and such men ought to be valued. Pharaoh puts upon Joseph marks of honour. He gave him such a name as spoke the value he had for him, Zaphnath-paaneah, a revealer of secrets. This preferment of Joseph encourages all to trust in God. Some translate Joseph's new name, the saviour of the world. The brightest glories, even of the upper world, are put upon Christ, the highest trust lodged in his hand, and all power given him, both in heaven and earth.
Study Bible
Joseph Given Charge of Egypt
39So Pharaoh said to Joseph, "Since God has informed you of all this, there is no one so discerning and wise as you are. 40"You shall be over my house, and according to your command all my people shall do homage; only in the throne I will be greater than you." 41Pharaoh said to Joseph, "See, I have set you over all the land of Egypt."…
Cross References
Acts 7:10
and rescued him from all his troubles. He granted Joseph favor and wisdom in the sight of Pharaoh king of Egypt, who appointed him ruler over Egypt and all his household.

Genesis 39:9
"There is no one greater in this house than I, and he has withheld nothing from me except you, because you are his wife. How then could I do this great evil and sin against God?"

Genesis 44:18
Then Judah approached him, and said, "Oh my lord, may your servant please speak a word in my lord's ears, and do not be angry with your servant; for you are equal to Pharaoh.

Psalm 105:21
He made him lord of his house And ruler over all his possessions,

Daniel 6:3
Then this Daniel began distinguishing himself among the commissioners and satraps because he possessed an extraordinary spirit, and the king planned to appoint him over the entire kingdom.
Treasury of Scripture

You shall be over my house, and according to your word shall all my people be ruled: only in the throne will I be greater than you.

Thou shalt.

Genesis 39:4-6 And Joseph found grace in his sight, and he served him: and he made …

Genesis 45:8,9,26 So now it was not you that sent me here, but God: and he has made …

Psalm 105:21,22 He made him lord of his house, and ruler of all his substance…

Proverbs 22:29 See you a man diligent in his business? he shall stand before kings; …

Daniel 2:46-48 Then the king Nebuchadnezzar fell on his face, and worshipped Daniel…

Daniel 5:29 Then commanded Belshazzar, and they clothed Daniel with scarlet, …

Daniel 6:3 Then this Daniel was preferred above the presidents and princes, …

be ruled. Heb. be armed, or kiss.

1 Samuel 10:1 Then Samuel took a vial of oil, and poured it on his head, and kissed …

Job 31:27 And my heart has been secretly enticed, or my mouth has kissed my hand:

Psalm 2:12 Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and you perish from the way, when …

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