Genesis 41:31
New International Version
The abundance in the land will not be remembered, because the famine that follows it will be so severe.

New Living Translation
This famine will be so severe that even the memory of the good years will be erased.

English Standard Version
and the plenty will be unknown in the land by reason of the famine that will follow, for it will be very severe.

Berean Study Bible
The abundance in the land will not be remembered, since the famine that follows it will be so severe.

King James Bible
And the plenty shall not be known in the land by reason of that famine following; for it shall be very grievous.

New King James Version
So the plenty will not be known in the land because of the famine following, for it will be very severe.

New American Standard Bible
So the abundance will be unknown in the land because of that subsequent famine; for it will be very severe.

NASB 1995
“So the abundance will be unknown in the land because of that subsequent famine; for it will be very severe.

NASB 1977
“So the abundance will be unknown in the land because of that subsequent famine; for it will be very severe.

Amplified Bible
So the great abundance will become forgotten in the land because of that subsequent famine, for it will be very severe.

Christian Standard Bible
The abundance in the land will not be remembered because of the famine that follows it, for the famine will be very severe.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The abundance in the land will not be remembered because of the famine that follows it, for the famine will be very severe.

American Standard Version
and the plenty shall not be known in the land by reason of that famine which followeth; for it shall be very grievous.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the plenty will not be known in the land, because that famine afterward is very severe.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the plenty shall not be known in the land by reason of the famine that shall be after this, for it shall be very grievous.

Contemporary English Version
The famine will be so bad that no one will remember that once there had been plenty.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the greatness of the scarcity shall destroy the greatness of the plenty.

English Revised Version
and the plenty shall not be known in the land by reason of that famine which followeth; for it shall be very grievous.

Good News Translation
The time of plenty will be entirely forgotten, because the famine which follows will be so terrible.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
People won't remember that there once was plenty of food in the land, because the coming famine will be so severe.

International Standard Version
there will be no surplus in the land due to the coming famine, because it will be very severe.

JPS Tanakh 1917
and the plenty shall not be known in the land by reason of that famine which followeth; for it shall be very grievous.

Literal Standard Version
and the plenty is not known in the land because of that famine afterward, for it [is] very grievous.

NET Bible
The previous abundance of the land will not be remembered because of the famine that follows, for the famine will be very severe.

New Heart English Bible
and the abundance will not be remembered in the land because of the famine that follows it, for it will be very severe.

World English Bible
and the plenty will not be known in the land by reason of that famine which follows; for it will be very grievous.

Young's Literal Translation
and the plenty is not known in the land because of that famine afterwards, for it is very grievous.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Joseph Interprets Pharaoh's Dreams
30but seven years of famine will follow them. Then all the abundance in the land of Egypt will be forgotten, and the famine will devastate the land. 31The abundance in the land will not be remembered, since the famine that follows it will be so severe. 32Moreover, because the dream was given to Pharaoh in two versions, the matter has been decreed by God, and He will carry it out shortly.…

Cross References
Genesis 41:30
but seven years of famine will follow them. Then all the abundance in the land of Egypt will be forgotten, and the famine will devastate the land.

Genesis 41:32
Moreover, because the dream was given to Pharaoh in two versions, the matter has been decreed by God, and He will carry it out shortly.


Treasury of Scripture

And the plenty shall not be known in the land by reason of that famine following; for it shall be very grievous.

the plenty.

Genesis 41:16
And Joseph answered Pharaoh, saying, It is not in me: God shall give Pharaoh an answer of peace.

Genesis 41:12
And there was there with us a young man, an Hebrew, servant to the captain of the guard; and we told him, and he interpreted to us our dreams; to each man according to his dream he did interpret.

Genesis 41:13
And it came to pass, as he interpreted to us, so it was; me he restored unto mine office, and him he hanged.

Genesis 41:16
And Joseph answered Pharaoh, saying, It is not in me: God shall give Pharaoh an answer of peace.

grievous.

1 Samuel 5:6
But the hand of the LORD was heavy upon them of Ashdod, and he destroyed them, and smote them with emerods, even Ashdod and the coasts thereof.

Isaiah 24:20
The earth shall reel to and fro like a drunkard, and shall be removed like a cottage; and the transgression thereof shall be heavy upon it; and it shall fall, and not rise again.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The abundance
הַשָּׂבָע֙ (haś·śā·ḇā‘)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 7647: Plenty, satiety

in the land
בָּאָ֔רֶץ (bā·’ā·reṣ)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 776: Earth, land

will not
וְלֹֽא־ (wə·lō-)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

be remembered,
יִוָּדַ֤ע (yiw·wā·ḏa‘)
Verb - Nifal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3045: To know

since
מִפְּנֵ֛י (mip·pə·nê)
Preposition-m | Noun - common plural construct
Strong's 6440: The face

the
הַה֖וּא (ha·hū)
Article | Pronoun - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

famine
הָרָעָ֥ב (hā·rā·‘āḇ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 7458: Famine, hunger

that follows
אַחֲרֵי־ (’a·ḥă·rê-)
Preposition
Strong's 310: The hind or following part

it
כֵ֑ן (ḵên)
Adverb
Strong's 3651: So -- thus

[will be] so
מְאֹֽד׃ (mə·’ōḏ)
Adverb
Strong's 3966: Vehemence, vehemently, wholly, speedily

severe.
כָבֵ֥ד (ḵā·ḇêḏ)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 3515: Heavy


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