Genesis 41:56
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
When the famine was spread over all the face of the earth, then Joseph opened all the storehouses, and sold to the Egyptians; and the famine was severe in the land of Egypt.

King James Bible
And the famine was over all the face of the earth: And Joseph opened all the storehouses, and sold unto the Egyptians; and the famine waxed sore in the land of Egypt.

Darby Bible Translation
And the famine was on all the earth. And Joseph opened every place in which there was provision, and sold grain to the Egyptians; and the famine was grievous in the land of Egypt.

World English Bible
The famine was over all the surface of the earth. Joseph opened all the store houses, and sold to the Egyptians. The famine was severe in the land of Egypt.

Young's Literal Translation
And the famine has been over all the face of the land, and Joseph openeth all places which have corn in them, and selleth to the Egyptians; and the famine is severe in the land of Egypt,

Genesis 41:56 Parallel
Commentary

Genesis 41:56 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Man's Chief End
Q-I: WHAT IS THE CHIEF END OF MAN? A: Man's chief end is to glorify God, and to enjoy him for ever. Here are two ends of life specified. 1: The glorifying of God. 2: The enjoying of God. I. The glorifying of God, I Pet 4:4: That God in all things may be glorified.' The glory of God is a silver thread which must run through all our actions. I Cor 10:01. Whether therefore ye eat or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.' Everything works to some end in things natural and artificial;
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

The Roman Pilgrimage: the Miracles which were Wrought in It.
[Sidenote: 1139] 33. (20). It seemed to him, however, that one could not go on doing these things with sufficient security without the authority of the Apostolic See; and for that reason he determined to set out for Rome, and most of all because the metropolitan see still lacked, and from the beginning had lacked, the use of the pall, which is the fullness of honour.[507] And it seemed good in his eyes[508] that the church for which he had laboured so much[509] should acquire, by his zeal and labour,
H. J. Lawlor—St. Bernard of Clairvaux's Life of St. Malachy of Armagh

Cross References
Genesis 41:30
and after them seven years of famine will come, and all the abundance will be forgotten in the land of Egypt, and the famine will ravage the land.

Genesis 41:55
So when all the land of Egypt was famished, the people cried out to Pharaoh for bread; and Pharaoh said to all the Egyptians, "Go to Joseph; whatever he says to you, you shall do."

Genesis 41:57
The people of all the earth came to Egypt to buy grain from Joseph, because the famine was severe in all the earth.

Genesis 43:1
Now the famine was severe in the land.

Genesis 47:14
Joseph gathered all the money that was found in the land of Egypt and in the land of Canaan for the grain which they bought, and Joseph brought the money into Pharaoh's house.

Jump to Previous
Corn Country Earth Egypt Egyptians Everywhere Face Famine Food Grain Great Grievous Houses Joseph Money Need Opened Openeth Opening Places Provision Selleth Severe Short Sold Sore Spread Store Storehouses Store-Houses Surface Waxed Whole
Jump to Next
Corn Country Earth Egypt Egyptians Everywhere Face Famine Food Grain Great Grievous Houses Joseph Money Need Opened Openeth Opening Places Provision Selleth Severe Short Sold Sore Spread Store Storehouses Store-Houses Surface Waxed Whole
Links
Genesis 41:56 NIV
Genesis 41:56 NLT
Genesis 41:56 ESV
Genesis 41:56 NASB
Genesis 41:56 KJV

Genesis 41:56 Bible Apps
Genesis 41:56 Biblia Paralela
Genesis 41:56 Chinese Bible
Genesis 41:56 French Bible
Genesis 41:56 German Bible

Genesis 41:56 Commentaries

Bible Hub
Genesis 41:55
Top of Page
Top of Page