New International Version
"It is just as I said to Pharaoh: God has shown Pharaoh what he is about to do.
King James Bible
This is the thing which I have spoken unto Pharaoh: What God is about to do he sheweth unto Pharaoh.
Darby Bible Translation
This is the word which I have spoken to Pharaoh: what God is about to do he has let Pharaoh see.
World English Bible
That is the thing which I spoke to Pharaoh. What God is about to do he has shown to Pharaoh.
Young's Literal Translation
this is the thing which I have spoken unto Pharaoh: That which God is doing, he hath shewn Pharaoh.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
God hath showed Pharaoh what he is about to do - Joseph thus shows the Egyptian king that though the ordinary cause of plenty or want is the river Nile, yet its inundations are under the direction of God: the dreams are sent by him, not only to signify beforehand the plenty and want, but to show also that all these circumstances, however fortuitous they may appear to man, are under the direction of an overruling Providence.
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LibraryThe Covenant of Works
Q-12: I proceed to the next question, WHAT SPECIAL ACT OF PROVIDENCE DID GOD EXERCISE TOWARDS MAN IN THE ESTATE WHEREIN HE WAS CREATED? A: When God had created man, he entered into a covenant of life with him upon condition of perfect obedience, forbidding him to eat of the tree of knowledge upon pain of death. For this, consult with Gen 2:16, 17: And the Lord commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat; but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt …
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity
The First Chaldaean Empire and the Hyksos in Egypt
"I cannot do it," Joseph replied to Pharaoh, "but God will give Pharaoh the answer he desires."
Then Joseph said to Pharaoh, "The dreams of Pharaoh are one and the same. God has revealed to Pharaoh what he is about to do.
The reason the dream was given to Pharaoh in two forms is that the matter has been firmly decided by God, and God will do it soon.
This is the meaning of the vision of the rock cut out of a mountain, but not by human hands--a rock that broke the iron, the bronze, the clay, the silver and the gold to pieces. "The great God has shown the king what will take place in the future. The dream is true and its interpretation is trustworthy."
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