At harvest time, you are to give a fifth of it to Pharaoh, and four-fifths will be yours as seed for the field and food for yourselves and your households and children."
Cross ReferencesGenesis 41:34
Let Pharaoh take action and appoint commissioners over the land to take a fifth of its harvest during the seven years of abundance.
Then Joseph said to the people, "Now that I have acquired you and your land for Pharaoh this day, here is seed for you to sow in the land.
"You have saved our lives," they said. "We have found favor in our lord's eyes, and will be Pharaoh's servants."
Chapter Outline1. Joseph presents his father, and five of his brothers before Pharaoh.
11. He gives them habitation and maintenance.
13. He gets the Egyptian's money;
16. their cattle;
18. and their lands, except the priests', to Pharaoh.
23. He restores the land for a fifth.
28. Jacob's age.
29. He swears Joseph to bury him with his fathers.
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