Genesis 41:5
New International Version
He fell asleep again and had a second dream: Seven heads of grain, healthy and good, were growing on a single stalk.

New Living Translation
But he fell asleep again and had a second dream. This time he saw seven heads of grain, plump and beautiful, growing on a single stalk.

English Standard Version
And he fell asleep and dreamed a second time. And behold, seven ears of grain, plump and good, were growing on one stalk.

Berean Study Bible
but he fell back asleep and dreamed a second time: Seven heads of grain, plump and ripe, came up on one stalk.

King James Bible
And he slept and dreamed the second time: and, behold, seven ears of corn came up upon one stalk, rank and good.

New King James Version
He slept and dreamed a second time; and suddenly seven heads of grain came up on one stalk, plump and good.

New American Standard Bible
But he fell asleep and dreamed a second time; and behold, seven ears of grain came up on a single stalk, plump and good.

NASB 1995
He fell asleep and dreamed a second time; and behold, seven ears of grain came up on a single stalk, plump and good.

NASB 1977
And he fell asleep and dreamed a second time; and behold, seven ears of grain came up on a single stalk, plump and good.

Amplified Bible
Then he fell asleep and dreamed a second time; and behold, seven ears of grain came up on a single stalk, plump and good.

Christian Standard Bible
He fell asleep and dreamed a second time: Seven heads of grain, plump and good, came up on one stalk.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He fell asleep and dreamed a second time: Seven heads of grain, plump and ripe, came up on one stalk.

American Standard Version
And he slept and dreamed a second time: and, behold, seven ears of grain came up upon one stalk, rank and good.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he slept and he dreamt a second time, and behold, seven ears of wheat came up on one stalk, full and good.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he dreamed again. And, behold, seven ears came up on one stalk, choice and good.

Contemporary English Version
The king went back to sleep and had another dream. This time seven full heads of grain were growing on a single stalk.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He slept again, and dreamed another dream: Seven ears of corn came up upon one stalk full and fair:

English Revised Version
And he slept and dreamed a second time: and, behold, seven ears of corn came up upon one stalk, rank and good.

Good News Translation
He fell asleep again and had another dream. Seven heads of grain, full and ripe, were growing on one stalk.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He fell asleep again and had a second dream. Seven good, healthy heads of grain were growing on a single stalk.

International Standard Version
After he had fallen back to sleep, he had a second dream, in which seven ears of plump, fruit-filled grain grew up on a single stalk.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And he slept and dreamed a second time: and, behold, seven ears of corn came up upon one stalk, rank and good.

Literal Standard Version
And he sleeps, and dreams a second time, and behold, seven ears are coming up on one stalk, fat and good,

NET Bible
Then he fell asleep again and had a second dream: There were seven heads of grain growing on one stalk, healthy and good.

New Heart English Bible
And he slept and dreamed a second time. And look, seven heads of grain came up on one stalk, healthy and good.

World English Bible
He slept and dreamed a second time: and behold, seven heads of grain came up on one stalk, healthy and good.

Young's Literal Translation
And he sleepeth, and dreameth a second time, and lo, seven ears are coming up on one stalk, fat and good,

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Dreams of Pharaoh
4And the cows that were sickly and thin devoured the seven sleek, well-fed cows. Then Pharaoh woke up, 5but he fell back asleep and dreamed a second time: Seven heads of grain, plump and ripe, came up on one stalk. 6After them, seven other heads of grain sprouted, thin and scorched by the east wind.…

Cross References
Genesis 41:4
And the cows that were sickly and thin devoured the seven sleek, well-fed cows. Then Pharaoh woke up,

Genesis 41:6
After them, seven other heads of grain sprouted, thin and scorched by the east wind.


Treasury of Scripture

And he slept and dreamed the second time: and, behold, seven ears of corn came up on one stalk, rank and good.

seven ears.

rank.

Deuteronomy 32:14
Butter of kine, and milk of sheep, with fat of lambs, and rams of the breed of Bashan, and goats, with the fat of kidneys of wheat; and thou didst drink the pure blood of the grape.









(5) Seven ears . . . upon one stalk.--The wheat cultivated in Egypt is called triticum compositum, because it produces several ears upon the same stalk. The statement of Herodotus (ii. 36), that the Egyptians regarded it as disgraceful to feed upon wheat or barley, is disproved by the paintings in the temples, especially in the district of Thebes, which show that it was the main crop there, and its cultivation held in high honour. Maspero, Hist. Ancienne, p. 9, says, "In spite of Herodotus, the usual food of the people was wheat and other cereals, which the soil of Egypt produces in abundance."

Verse 5. - And he slept and dreamed the second time (that same night): and, behold, seven ears of corn came up upon one stalk, rank (i.e. fat) and good. This clearly pointed to the corn of the Nile valley, the triticum compositum, which Bears seven ears upon one stalk. The assertion of Herodotus, that the Egyptians counted it a disgrace to live on wheat and barley (2:36), Wilkinson regards as incorrect, since "both wheat and barley are noticed in Lower Egypt long before Herodotus' time (Exodus 9:31, 32), and the paintings of the Thebaid prove that they were grown extensively in that part of the country; they were among the offerings in the temples; and the king, at his coronation, cutting some ears of wheat, afterwards offered to the gods as the staple production of Egypt, shows how great a value was set on a grain which Herodotus would lead us to suppose was held in abhorrence" (Rawlinson's 'Hexodotus,' vol. 2. p. 49).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
but he fell back asleep
וַיִּישָׁ֕ן (way·yî·šān)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3462: To be slack, languid, sleep, to grow old, stale, inveterate

and dreamed
וַֽיַּחֲלֹ֖ם (way·ya·ḥă·lōm)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 2492: To bind firmly, to be, plump, to dream

a second time:
שֵׁנִ֑ית (šê·nîṯ)
Number - ordinal feminine singular construct
Strong's 8145: Second (an ordinal number)

Seven
שֶׁ֣בַע (še·ḇa‘)
Number - feminine singular
Strong's 7651: Seven, seven times, a week, an indefinite number

heads of grain,
שִׁבֳּלִ֗ים (šib·bo·lîm)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 7641: A stream, an ear of grain, a branch

plump
בְּרִיא֥וֹת (bə·rî·’ō·wṯ)
Adjective - feminine plural
Strong's 1277: Fatted, plump

and ripe,
וְטֹבֽוֹת׃ (wə·ṭō·ḇō·wṯ)
Conjunctive waw | Adjective - feminine plural
Strong's 2896: Pleasant, agreeable, good

came up
עֹל֛וֹת (‘ō·lō·wṯ)
Verb - Qal - Participle - feminine plural
Strong's 5927: To ascend, in, actively

on one
אֶחָ֖ד (’e·ḥāḏ)
Number - masculine singular
Strong's 259: United, one, first

stalk.
בְּקָנֶ֥ה (bə·qā·neh)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 7070: A reed, a, rod, shaft, tube, stem, the radius, beam


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