Genesis 47:21
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New International Version
and Joseph reduced the people to servitude, from one end of Egypt to the other.

New Living Translation
As for the people, he made them all slaves, from one end of Egypt to the other.

English Standard Version
As for the people, he made servants of them from one end of Egypt to the other.

New American Standard Bible
As for the people, he removed them to the cities from one end of Egypt's border to the other.

King James Bible
And as for the people, he removed them to cities from one end of the borders of Egypt even to the other end thereof.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
and Joseph moved the people to the cities from one end of Egypt to the other.

International Standard Version
Then Joseph transported the people to cities from one end of Egypt to the other.

NET Bible
Joseph made all the people slaves from one end of Egypt's border to the other end of it.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
All over Egypt Joseph moved the people to the cities.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And as for the people, he removed them city by city, from one end of the border of Egypt even to the other end thereof.

New American Standard 1977
And as for the people, he removed them to the cities from one end of Egypt’s border to the other.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And as for the people, he removed them to cities from one end of the borders of Egypt even to the other end thereof.

King James 2000 Bible
And as for the people, he removed them to cities from one end of the borders of Egypt even to the other end thereof.

American King James Version
And as for the people, he removed them to cities from one end of the borders of Egypt even to the other end thereof.

American Standard Version
And as for the people, he removed them to the cities from one end of the border of Egypt even to the other end thereof.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And all its people from one end of the borders of Egypt, even to the other end thereof,

Darby Bible Translation
And as for the people, he removed them into the cities, from [one] end of the borders of Egypt even to the [other] end of it.

English Revised Version
And as for the people, he removed them to the cities from one end of the border of Egypt even to the other end thereof.

Webster's Bible Translation
And as for the people, he removed them to cities from one end of the borders of Egypt even to the other end thereof.

World English Bible
As for the people, he moved them to the cities from one end of the border of Egypt even to the other end of it.

Young's Literal Translation
as to the people he hath removed them to cities from the one end of the border of Egypt even unto its other end.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
47:13-26 Care being taken of Jacob and his family, which mercy was especially designed by Providence in Joseph's advancement, an account is given of the saving the kingdom of Egypt from ruin. There was no bread, and the people were ready to die. See how we depend upon God's providence. All our wealth would not keep us from starving, if rain were withheld for two or three years. See how much we are at God's mercy, and let us keep ourselves always in his love. Also see how much we smart by our own want of care. If all the Egyptians had laid up corn for themselves in the seven years of plenty, they had not been in these straits; but they regarded not the warning. Silver and gold would not feed them: they must have corn. All that a man hath will he give for his life. We cannot judge this matter by modern rules. It is plain that the Egyptians regarded Joseph as a public benefactor. The whole is consistent with Joseph's character, acting between Pharaoh and his subjects, in the fear of God. The Egyptians confessed concerning Joseph, Thou hast saved our lives. What multitudes will gratefully say to Jesus, at the last day, Thou hast saved our souls from the most tremendous destruction, and in the season of uttermost distress! The Egyptians parted with all their property, and even their liberty, for the saving of their lives: can it then be too much for us to count all but loss, and part with all, at His command, and for His sake, who will both save our souls, and give us an hundredfold, even here, in this present world? Surely if saved by Christ, we shall be willing to become his servants.
Study Bible
Joseph's Leadership in Famine
20So Joseph bought all the land of Egypt for Pharaoh, for every Egyptian sold his field, because the famine was severe upon them. Thus the land became Pharaoh's. 21As for the people, he removed them to the cities from one end of Egypt's border to the other. 22Only the land of the priests he did not buy, for the priests had an allotment from Pharaoh, and they lived off the allotment which Pharaoh gave them. Therefore, they did not sell their land.…
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Genesis 47:20
So Joseph bought all the land of Egypt for Pharaoh, for every Egyptian sold his field, because the famine was severe upon them. Thus the land became Pharaoh's.

Genesis 47:22
Only the land of the priests he did not buy, for the priests had an allotment from Pharaoh, and they lived off the allotment which Pharaoh gave them. Therefore, they did not sell their land.
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And as for the people, he removed them to cities from one end of the borders of Egypt even to the other end thereof.

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