Genesis 41:32
New International Version
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.

New Living Translation
As for having two similar dreams, it means that these events have been decreed by God, and he will soon make them happen.

English Standard Version
And the doubling of Pharaoh’s dream means that the thing is fixed by God, and God will shortly bring it about.

Berean Study Bible
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.

King James Bible
And for that the dream was doubled unto Pharaoh twice; it is because the thing is established by God, and God will shortly bring it to pass.

New King James Version
And the dream was repeated to Pharaoh twice because the thing is established by God, and God will shortly bring it to pass.

New American Standard Bible
Now as for the repeating of the dream to Pharaoh twice, it means that the matter is confirmed by God, and God will quickly bring it about.

NASB 1995
“Now as for the repeating of the dream to Pharaoh twice, it means that the matter is determined by God, and God will quickly bring it about.

NASB 1977
“Now as for the repeating of the dream to Pharaoh twice, it means that the matter is determined by God, and God will quickly bring it about.

Amplified Bible
That the dream was repeated twice to Pharaoh [and in two different ways] indicates that this matter is fully determined and established by God, and God will bring it to pass very quickly.

Christian Standard Bible
Since the dream was given twice to Pharaoh, it means that the matter has been determined by God, and he will carry it out soon.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Since the dream was given twice to Pharaoh, it means that the matter has been determined by God, and He will carry it out soon.”

American Standard Version
And for that the dream was doubled unto Pharaoh, it is because the thing is established by God, and God will shortly bring it to pass.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And because the dream was repeated to Pharaoh two times, the response is prepared from before God, and God hastens to do it.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And concerning the repetition of the dream to Pharao twice, it is because the saying which is from God shall be true, and God will hasten to accomplish it.

Contemporary English Version
God has given you two dreams to let you know that he has definitely decided to do this and that he will do it soon.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And for that thou didst see the second time a dream pertaining to the same thing: it is a token of the certainty, and that the word of God cometh to pass, and is fulfilled speedily.

English Revised Version
And for that the dream was doubled unto Pharaoh twice, it is because the thing is established by God, and God will shortly bring it to pass.

Good News Translation
The repetition of your dream means that the matter is fixed by God and that he will make it happen in the near future.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The reason Pharaoh has had a recurring dream is because the matter has been definitely decided by God, and he will do it very soon.

International Standard Version
"Now since Pharaoh had that dream twice, it means that this event has been scheduled by God, and God will bring it to pass very soon.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And for that the dream was doubled unto Pharaoh twice, it is because the thing is established by God, and God will shortly bring it to pass.

Literal Standard Version
And because of the repeating of the dream to Pharaoh twice, surely the thing is established by God, and God is hurrying to do it.

NET Bible
The dream was repeated to Pharaoh because the matter has been decreed by God, and God will make it happen soon.

New Heart English Bible
Now the dream was repeated to Pharaoh twice because the matter has been fixed by God, and God will carry it out soon.

World English Bible
The dream was doubled to Pharaoh, because the thing is established by God, and God will shortly bring it to pass.

Young's Literal Translation
'And because of the repeating of the dream unto Pharaoh twice, surely the thing is established by God, and God is hastening to do it.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Joseph Interprets Pharaoh's Dreams
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. 33Now, therefore, Pharaoh should look for a discerning and wise man and set him over the land of Egypt.…

Cross References
Genesis 41:25
At this, Joseph said to Pharaoh, "The dreams of Pharaoh are one and the same. God has revealed to Pharaoh what He is about to do.

Genesis 41:28
It is just as I said to Pharaoh: God has shown Pharaoh what He is about to do.

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

Daniel 2:45
And just as you saw a stone being cut out of the mountain without human hands, and it shattered the iron, bronze, clay, silver, and gold, so the great God has told the king what will happen in the future. The dream is true, and its interpretation is trustworthy."


Treasury of Scripture

And for that the dream was doubled to Pharaoh twice; it is because the thing is established by God, and God will shortly bring it to pass.

doubled.

Genesis 37:7,9
For, behold, we were binding sheaves in the field, and, lo, my sheaf arose, and also stood upright; and, behold, your sheaves stood round about, and made obeisance to my sheaf…

Job 33:14,15
For God speaketh once, yea twice, yet man perceiveth it not…

2 Corinthians 13:1
This is the third time I am coming to you. In the mouth of two or three witnesses shall every word be established.

it is because.

Numbers 23:19
God is not a man, that he should lie; neither the son of man, that he should repent: hath he said, and shall he not do it? or hath he spoken, and shall he not make it good?

Isaiah 14:24-27
The LORD of hosts hath sworn, saying, Surely as I have thought, so shall it come to pass; and as I have purposed, so shall it stand: …

Isaiah 46:10,11
Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure: …

established by.

Isaiah 30:33
For Tophet is ordained of old; yea, for the king it is prepared; he hath made it deep and large: the pile thereof is fire and much wood; the breath of the LORD, like a stream of brimstone, doth kindle it.

Matthew 25:34,41
Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world: …

Mark 10:40
But to sit on my right hand and on my left hand is not mine to give; but it shall be given to them for whom it is prepared.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Moreover, on
וְעַ֨ל (wə·‘al)
Conjunctive waw | Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the basis of
כִּֽי־ (kî-)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

the dream
הַחֲל֛וֹם (ha·ḥă·lō·wm)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 2472: A dream

being given
פַּעֲמָ֑יִם (pa·‘ă·mā·yim)
Noun - fd
Strong's 6471: A beat, foot, anvil, occurrence

to
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

Pharaoh
פַּרְעֹ֖ה (par·‘ōh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 6547: Pharaoh -- a title of Egypt kings

in two versions,
הִשָּׁנ֧וֹת (hiš·šā·nō·wṯ)
Verb - Nifal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 8138: To fold, duplicate, to transmute

the matter
הַדָּבָר֙ (had·dā·ḇār)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause

has been decreed
נָכ֤וֹן (nā·ḵō·wn)
Verb - Nifal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 3559: To be erect

by
מֵעִ֣ם (mê·‘im)
Preposition-m
Strong's 5973: With, equally with

God,
הָאֱלֹהִ֔ים (hā·’ĕ·lō·hîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

and He
הָאֱלֹהִ֖ים (hā·’ĕ·lō·hîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

will carry it out
לַעֲשֹׂתֽוֹ׃ (la·‘ă·śō·ṯōw)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make

shortly.
וּמְמַהֵ֥ר (ū·mə·ma·hêr)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 4116: To be liquid, flow easily, to hurry, promptly


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