Genesis 47:24
New International Version
But when the crop comes in, give a fifth of it to Pharaoh. The other four-fifths you may keep as seed for the fields and as food for yourselves and your households and your children.”

New Living Translation
Then when you harvest it, one-fifth of your crop will belong to Pharaoh. You may keep the remaining four-fifths as seed for your fields and as food for you, your households, and your little ones.”

English Standard Version
And at the harvests you shall give a fifth to Pharaoh, and four fifths shall be your own, as seed for the field and as food for yourselves and your households, and as food for your little ones.”

Berean Study Bible
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.”

King James Bible
And it shall come to pass in the increase, that ye shall give the fifth part unto Pharaoh, and four parts shall be your own, for seed of the field, and for your food, and for them of your households, and for food for your little ones.

New King James Version
And it shall come to pass in the harvest that you shall give one-fifth to Pharaoh. Four-fifths shall be your own, as seed for the field and for your food, for those of your households and as food for your little ones.”

New American Standard Bible
At the harvest you shall give a fifth to Pharaoh, and four-fifths shall be your own for seed of the field and for your food, and for those of your households and as food for your little ones.”

NASB 1995
“At the harvest you shall give a fifth to Pharaoh, and four-fifths shall be your own for seed of the field and for your food and for those of your households and as food for your little ones.”

NASB 1977
“And at the harvest you shall give a fifth to Pharaoh, and four-fifths shall be your own for seed of the field and for your food and for those of your households and as food for your little ones.”

Amplified Bible
At harvest time [when you reap the increase] you shall give one-fifth of it to Pharaoh, and four-fifths will be your own to use for seed for the field and as food for you and those of your households and for your little ones.”

Christian Standard Bible
At harvest, you are to give a fifth of it to Pharaoh, and four-fifths will be yours as seed for the field and as food for yourselves, your households, and your dependents.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
At harvest, you are to give a fifth of it to Pharaoh, and four-fifths will be yours as seed for the field and as food for yourselves, your households, and your dependents.”

American Standard Version
And it shall come to pass at the ingatherings, that ye shall give a fifth unto Pharaoh, and four parts shall be your own, for seed of the field, and for your food, and for them of your households, and for food for your little ones.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And whenever crops come in, you will give one fifth to Pharaoh, and four parts will be for you, for the seed of the field and for your food, and for the food of your households, and for the food of your little ones.”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And there shall be the fruits of it; and ye shall give the fifth part to Pharao, and the four remaining parts shall be for yourselves, for seed for the earth, and for food for you, and all that are in your houses.

Contemporary English Version
but one fifth of your crops must go to the king. You can keep the rest as seed or as food for your families."

Douay-Rheims Bible
That you may have corn. The fifth part you shall give to the king: the other four you shall have for seed, and for food for your families and children.

English Revised Version
And it shall come to pass at the ingatherings, that ye shall give a fifth unto Pharaoh, and four parts shall be your own, for seed of the field, and for your food, and for them of your households, and for food for your little ones.

Good News Translation
At the time of harvest you must give one-fifth to the king. You can use the rest for seed and for food for yourselves and your families."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Every time you harvest, give one-fifth of the produce to Pharaoh. Four-fifths will be yours to use as seed for your fields and as food for your households."

International Standard Version
When harvest season arrives, you are to provide a fifth of the harvest to Pharaoh. The remaining four fifths are to be for your use, for seed, and to feed you, your households, and your little ones."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And it shall come to pass at the ingatherings, that ye shall give a fifth unto Pharaoh, and four parts shall be your own, for seed of the field, and for your food, and for them of your households, and for food for your little ones.'

Literal Standard Version
and it has come to pass in the increases, that you have given a fifth to Pharaoh, and four of the parts are for yourselves, for seed of the field, and for your food, and for those who [are] in your houses, and for food for your infants.”

NET Bible
When you gather in the crop, give one-fifth of it to Pharaoh, and the rest will be yours for seed for the fields and for you to eat, including those in your households and your little children."

New Heart English Bible
And it will come to pass at the harvests that you must give a fifth to Pharaoh, and four-fifths will be yours for seed for the field, and for your food, and for those of your households, and as food for your little ones."

World English Bible
It will happen at the harvests, that you shall give a fifth to Pharaoh, and four parts will be your own, for seed of the field, for your food, for them of your households, and for food for your little ones."

Young's Literal Translation
and it hath come to pass in the increases, that ye have given a fifth to Pharaoh, and four of the parts are for yourselves, for seed of the field, and for your food, and for those who are in your houses, and for food for your infants.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Joseph's Leadership During the Famine
23Then 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. 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.” 25“You have saved our lives,” they said. “We have found favor in our lord’s eyes, and we will be Pharaoh’s servants.”…

Cross References
Genesis 41:34
Let Pharaoh take action and appoint commissioners over the land to take a fifth of the harvest of Egypt during the seven years of abundance.

Genesis 47:23
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.

Genesis 47:25
"You have saved our lives," they said. "We have found favor in our lord's eyes, and we will be Pharaoh's servants."


Treasury of Scripture

And it shall come to pass in the increase, that you shall give the fifth part to Pharaoh, and four parts shall be your own, for seed of the field, and for your food, and for them of your households, and for food for your little ones.

the fifth part.

Genesis 47:25
And they said, Thou hast saved our lives: let us find grace in the sight of my lord, and we will be Pharaoh's servants.

Genesis 41:34
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.

Leviticus 27:32
And concerning the tithe of the herd, or of the flock, even of whatsoever passeth under the rod, the tenth shall be holy unto the LORD.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
At harvest time,
בַּתְּבוּאֹ֔ת (bat·tə·ḇū·’ōṯ)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 8393: Product, revenue

you are to give
וּנְתַתֶּ֥ם (ū·nə·ṯat·tem)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

a fifth
חֲמִישִׁ֖ית (ḥă·mî·šîṯ)
Number - ordinal feminine singular
Strong's 2549: Fifth, a fifth

of it to Pharaoh,
לְפַרְעֹ֑ה (lə·p̄ar·‘ōh)
Preposition-l | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 6547: Pharaoh -- a title of Egypt kings

and four-fifths
וְאַרְבַּ֣ע (wə·’ar·ba‘)
Conjunctive waw | Number - feminine singular construct
Strong's 702: Four

will be
וְהָיָה֙ (wə·hā·yāh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

yours
לָכֶם֩ (lā·ḵem)
Preposition | second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew

as seed
לְזֶ֨רַע (lə·ze·ra‘)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 2233: Seed, fruit, plant, sowing-time, posterity

for the field
הַשָּׂדֶ֧ה (haś·śā·ḏeh)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 7704: Field, land

and food for yourselves
וּֽלְאָכְלְכֶ֛ם (ū·lə·’ā·ḵə·lə·ḵem)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | second person masculine plural
Strong's 400: Food

and your households
בְּבָתֵּיכֶ֖ם (bə·ḇāt·tê·ḵem)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine plural
Strong's 1004: A house

and children.”
לְטַפְּכֶֽם׃ (lə·ṭap·pə·ḵem)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine plural
Strong's 2945: A family


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