Genesis 41:53
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New International Version
The seven years of abundance in Egypt came to an end,

New Living Translation
At last the seven years of bumper crops throughout the land of Egypt came to an end.

English Standard Version
The seven years of plenty that occurred in the land of Egypt came to an end,

New American Standard Bible
When the seven years of plenty which had been in the land of Egypt came to an end,

King James Bible
And the seven years of plenteousness, that was in the land of Egypt, were ended.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then the seven years of abundance in the land of Egypt came to an end,

International Standard Version
As soon as the seven years of abundance throughout the land of Egypt ended,

NET Bible
The seven years of abundance in the land of Egypt came to an end.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The seven years when there was plenty of food in Egypt came to an end.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the seven years of plenty, that was in the land of Egypt, came to an end.

New American Standard 1977
When the seven years of plenty which had been in the land of Egypt came to an end,

Jubilee Bible 2000
And the seven years of the abundance that was in the land of Egypt were ended.

King James 2000 Bible
And the seven years of plenty, that was in the land of Egypt, were ended.

American King James Version
And the seven years of plenty, that was in the land of Egypt, were ended.

American Standard Version
And the seven years of plenty, that was in the land of Egypt, came to an end.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now when the seven years of the plenty that had been in Egypt were past:

Darby Bible Translation
And the seven years of plenty that were in the land of Egypt were ended;

English Revised Version
And the seven years of plenty, that was in the land of Egypt, came to an end.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the seven years of plenteousness that was in the land of Egypt, were ended.

World English Bible
The seven years of plenty, that were in the land of Egypt, came to an end.

Young's Literal Translation
And the seven years of plenty are completed which have been in the land of Egypt,
Study Bible
The Famine Begins
52He named the second Ephraim, "For," he said, "God has made me fruitful in the land of my affliction." 53When the seven years of plenty which had been in the land of Egypt came to an end, 54and the seven years of famine began to come, just as Joseph had said, then there was famine in all the lands, but in all the land of Egypt there was bread.…
Word Study

And the seven
sheba`  (sheh'-bah)
a primitive cardinal number; seven (as the sacred full one); also (adverbially) seven times; by implication, a week; by extension, an indefinite number

years
shaneh  (shaw-neh')
a year (as a revolution of time) -- + whole age, long, + old, year(-ly).

of plenteousness
saba`  (saw-baw')
copiousness -- abundance, plenteous(-ness, -ly).

that was in the land
'erets  (eh'-rets)
the earth (at large, or partitively a land) -- common, country, earth, field, ground, land, natins, way, + wilderness, world.

of Egypt
Mitsrayim  (mits-rah'-yim)
Mitsrajim, i.e. Upper and Lower Egypt -- Egypt, Egyptians, Mizraim.

were ended
kalah  (kaw-law')
to end, whether intransitive (to cease, be finished, perish) or transitived (to complete, prepare, consume)

Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
41:46-57 In the names of his two sons, Manasseh and Ephraim, Joseph owned the Divine providence. 1. He was made to forget his misery. 2. He was made fruitful in the land of his affliction. The seven plenteous years came, and were ended. We ought to look forward to the end of the days, both of our prosperity and of our opportunity. We must not be secure in prosperity, nor slothful in making good use of opportunity. Years of plenty will end; what thy hand finds to do, do it; and gather in gathering time. The dearth came, and the famine was not only in Egypt, but in other lands. Joseph was diligent in laying up, while the plenty lasted. He was prudent and careful in giving out, when the famine came. Joseph was engaged in useful and important labours. Yet it was in the midst of this his activity that his father Jacob said, Joseph is not! What a large portion of our troubles would be done away if we knew the whole truth! Let these events lead us to Jesus. There is a famine of the bread of life throughout the whole earth. Go to Jesus, and what he bids you, do. Attend to His voice, apply to him; he will open his treasures, and satisfy with goodness the hungry soul of every age and nation, without money and without price. But those who slight this provision must starve, and his enemies will be destroyed.
Cross References
Genesis 41:52
He named the second Ephraim, "For," he said, "God has made me fruitful in the land of my affliction."

Genesis 41:54
and the seven years of famine began to come, just as Joseph had said, then there was famine in all the lands, but in all the land of Egypt there was bread.

Genesis 45:6
"For the famine has been in the land these two years, and there are still five years in which there will be neither plowing nor harvesting.
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