Genesis 41:34
New International Version
Let Pharaoh appoint commissioners over the land to take a fifth of the harvest of Egypt during the seven years of abundance.

New Living Translation
Then Pharaoh should appoint supervisors over the land and let them collect one-fifth of all the crops during the seven good years.

English Standard Version
Let Pharaoh proceed to appoint overseers over the land and take one-fifth of the produce of the land of Egypt during the seven plentiful years.

Berean Study Bible
Let Pharaoh take action and appoint commissioners over the land to take a fifth of its harvest during the seven years of abundance.

New American Standard Bible
"Let Pharaoh take action to appoint overseers in charge of the land, and let him exact a fifth of the produce of the land of Egypt in the seven years of abundance.

King James Bible
Let Pharaoh do this, and let him appoint officers over the land, and take up the fifth part of the land of Egypt in the seven plenteous years.

Christian Standard Bible
Let Pharaoh do this: Let him appoint overseers over the land and take a fifth of the harvest of the land of Egypt during the seven years of abundance.

Contemporary English Version
Then appoint some other officials to collect one fifth of every crop harvested in Egypt during the seven years when there is plenty.

Good News Translation
You must also appoint other officials and take a fifth of the crops during the seven years of plenty.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Let Pharaoh do this: Let him appoint overseers over the land and take a fifth of the harvest of the land of Egypt during the seven years of abundance.

International Standard Version
Also, let Pharaoh immediately proceed to appoint supervisors over the land of Egypt, who will collect one fifth of its agricultural production during the coming seven years of abundance.

NET Bible
Pharaoh should do this--he should appoint officials throughout the land to collect one-fifth of the produce of the land of Egypt during the seven years of abundance.

New Heart English Bible
Let Pharaoh do this, and let him appoint overseers over the land, and take up the fifth part of the land of Egypt's produce in the seven plenteous years.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Make arrangements to appoint supervisors over the land to take a fifth of Egypt's harvest during the seven good years.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Let Pharaoh do this, and let him appoint overseers over the land, and take up the fifth part of the land of Egypt in the seven years of plenty.

New American Standard 1977
“Let Pharaoh take action to appoint overseers in charge of the land, and let him exact a fifth of the produce of the land of Egypt in the seven years of abundance.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Let Pharaoh do this, and let him appoint officers over the land and take up the fifth part of the land of Egypt in the seven plenteous years.

King James 2000 Bible
Let Pharaoh do this, and let him appoint officers over the land, and take up the fifth part of the land of Egypt in the seven plenteous years.

American King James Version
Let Pharaoh do this, and let him appoint officers over the land, and take up the fifth part of the land of Egypt in the seven plenteous years.

American Standard Version
Let Pharaoh do this , and let him appoint overseers over the land, and take up the fifth part of the land of Egypt in the seven plenteous years.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And let Pharao make and appoint local governors over the land; and let them take up a fifth part of all the produce of the land of Egypt for the seven years of the plenty.

Douay-Rheims Bible
That he may appoint overseers over all the countries: and gather into barns the fifth part of the fruits, during the seven fruitful years,

Darby Bible Translation
Let Pharaoh do [this]: let him appoint overseers over the land, and take the fifth part of the land of Egypt during the seven years of plenty,

English Revised Version
Let Pharaoh do this, and let him appoint overseers over the land, and take up the fifth part of the land of Egypt in the seven plenteous years.

Webster's Bible Translation
Let Pharaoh do this, and let him appoint officers over the land, and take up the fifth part of the land of Egypt in the seven plenteous years.

World English Bible
Let Pharaoh do this, and let him appoint overseers over the land, and take up the fifth part of the land of Egypt's produce in the seven plenteous years.

Young's Literal Translation
let Pharaoh make and appoint overseers over the land, and receive a fifth of the land of Egypt in the seven years of plenty,
Study Bible
Joseph Interprets Pharaoh's Dreams
33Now therefore, Pharaoh should look for a discerning and wise man and set him over the land of Egypt. 34Let Pharaoh take action and appoint commissioners over the land to take a fifth of its harvest during the seven years of abundance. 35Under the authority of Pharaoh, let them collect all the excess food from these good years, that they may come and lay up the grain to be preserved as food in the cities.…
Cross References
Genesis 41:33
Now therefore, Pharaoh should look for a discerning and wise man and set him over the land of Egypt.

Genesis 41:35
Under the authority of Pharaoh, let them collect all the excess food from these good years, that they may come and lay up the grain to be preserved as food in the cities.

Genesis 47:24
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."

Treasury of Scripture

Let Pharaoh do this, and let him appoint officers over the land, and take up the fifth part of the land of Egypt in the seven plenteous years.

officers.

Numbers 31:14
And Moses was wroth with the officers of the host, with the captains over thousands, and captains over hundreds, which came from the battle.

2 Kings 11:11,12
And the guard stood, every man with his weapons in his hand, round about the king, from the right corner of the temple to the left corner of the temple, along by the altar and the temple…

2 Chronicles 34:12
And the men did the work faithfully: and the overseers of them were Jahath and Obadiah, the Levites, of the sons of Merari; and Zechariah and Meshullam, of the sons of the Kohathites, to set it forward; and other of the Levites, all that could skill of instruments of musick.

and take.

Job 5:20
In famine he shall redeem thee from death: and in war from the power of the sword.

Psalm 33:19
To deliver their soul from death, and to keep them alive in famine.

Proverbs 6:6-8
Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise: …







Lexicon
Let Pharaoh
פַרְעֹ֔ה (p̄ar·‘ōh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6547: Pharaoh -- a title of Egypt kings

take action
יַעֲשֶׂ֣ה (ya·‘ă·śeh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6213: To do, make

and appoint
וְיַפְקֵ֥ד (wə·yap̄·qêḏ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Conjunctive imperfect Jussive - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6485: To visit, to oversee, muster, charge, care for, miss, deposit

commissioners
פְּקִדִ֖ים (pə·qi·ḏîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 6496: Commissioner, deputy, overseer

over
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the land
הָאָ֑רֶץ (hā·’ā·reṣ)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 776: Earth, land

to take a fifth
וְחִמֵּשׁ֙ (wə·ḥim·mêš)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2567: To take the fifth part

of [its] harvest
אֶ֣רֶץ (’e·reṣ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 776: Earth, land

during the seven
בְּשֶׁ֖בַע (bə·še·ḇa‘)
Preposition-b | Number - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7651: Seven, seven times, a week, an indefinite number

years
שְׁנֵ֥י (šə·nê)
Noun - feminine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 8141: A year

of abundance.
הַשָּׂבָֽע׃ (haś·śā·ḇā‘)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7647: Plenty, satiety
(34) Take up the fifth part of the land.--Heb., let him fifth the land, that is, exact a fifth part of the produce. It has been supposed that it had been usual in Egypt to pay to the king a tithe of the crop, and the doubling of the impost would not press very heavily on the people in these years of extraordinary abundance. As the reason of the enactment would be made known, it would also induce all careful people to store up a portion of their own superabundance for future need. Subsequently, a fifth of the produce was fixed by Joseph permanently as the king's rent.

41:33-45 Joseph gave good advice to Pharaoh. Fair warning should always be followed by good counsel. God has in his word told us of a day of trial before us, when we shall need all the grace we can have. Now, therefore, provide accordingly. Pharaoh gave Joseph an honourable testimony. He is a man in whom the spirit of God is; and such men ought to be valued. Pharaoh puts upon Joseph marks of honour. He gave him such a name as spoke the value he had for him, Zaphnath-paaneah, a revealer of secrets. This preferment of Joseph encourages all to trust in God. Some translate Joseph's new name, the saviour of the world. The brightest glories, even of the upper world, are put upon Christ, the highest trust lodged in his hand, and all power given him, both in heaven and earth.
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