Genesis 47:8
New International Version
Pharaoh asked him, "How old are you?"

New Living Translation
"How old are you?" Pharaoh asked him.

English Standard Version
And Pharaoh said to Jacob, “How many are the days of the years of your life?”

Berean Study Bible
“How many years have you lived?” Pharaoh asked.

New American Standard Bible
Pharaoh said to Jacob, "How many years have you lived?"

King James Bible
And Pharaoh said unto Jacob, How old art thou?

Christian Standard Bible
Pharaoh said to Jacob, "How many years have you lived?"

Contemporary English Version
and the king asked him, "How old are you?"

Good News Translation
and the king asked him, "How old are you?"

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then Pharaoh said to Jacob, "How many years have you lived?"

International Standard Version
"How old are you?" Pharaoh asked Jacob.

NET Bible
Pharaoh said to Jacob, "How long have you lived?"

New Heart English Bible
And Pharaoh said to Jacob, "How many are the days of the years of your life?"

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Pharaoh asked him, "How old are you?"

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Pharaoh said unto Jacob: 'How many are the days of the years of thy life?'

New American Standard 1977
And Pharaoh said to Jacob, “How many years have you lived?”

Jubilee Bible 2000
And Pharaoh said unto Jacob, How old art thou?

King James 2000 Bible
And Pharaoh said unto Jacob, How old are you?

American King James Version
And Pharaoh said to Jacob, How old are you?

American Standard Version
And Pharaoh said unto Jacob, How many are the days of the years of thy life?

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Pharao said to Jacob, How many are the years of the days of thy life?

Douay-Rheims Bible
And being asked by him: How many are the days of the years of thy life?

Darby Bible Translation
And Pharaoh said to Jacob, How many are the days of the years of thy life?

English Revised Version
And Pharaoh said unto Jacob, How many are the days of the years of thy life?

Webster's Bible Translation
And Pharaoh said to Jacob, How old art thou?

World English Bible
Pharaoh said to Jacob, "How many are the days of the years of your life?"

Young's Literal Translation
And Pharaoh saith unto Jacob, 'How many are the days of the years of thy life?'
Study Bible
Jacob Settles in Goshen
7Then Joseph brought in his father Jacob and presented him before Pharaoh, and Jacob blessed Pharaoh. 8“How many years have you lived?” Pharaoh asked. 9“My pilgrimage has lasted 130 years,” Jacob replied. “My years have been few and hard, and they have not matched the years of the lives of my fathers.”…
Cross References
Genesis 25:8
And at a ripe old age he breathed his last and died, old and contented, and was gathered to his people.

Genesis 47:7
Then Joseph brought in his father Jacob and presented him before Pharaoh, and Jacob blessed Pharaoh.

Genesis 47:9
"My pilgrimage has lasted 130 years," Jacob replied. "My years have been few and hard, and they have not matched the years of the lives of my fathers."

2 Samuel 19:34
But Barzillai replied, "How many years of my life remain, that I should go up to Jerusalem with the king?

Treasury of Scripture

And Pharaoh said to Jacob, How old are you?

How old art thou.

Genesis 47:9
And Jacob said unto Pharaoh, The days of the years of my pilgrimage are an hundred and thirty years: few and evil have the days of the years of my life been, and have not attained unto the days of the years of the life of my fathers in the days of their pilgrimage.







Lexicon
“How many
כַּמָּ֕ה (kam·māh)
Preposition-k | Interrogative
Strong's Hebrew 4100: What?, what!, indefinitely what

years
יְמֵ֖י (yə·mê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 3117: A day

have you lived?”
חַיֶּֽיךָ׃ (ḥay·ye·ḵā)
Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2416: Alive, raw, fresh, strong, life

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

asked.
וַיֹּ֥אמֶר (way·yō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 559: To utter, say
Verses 8, 9. - And Pharaoh said unto Jacob, How old art thou? - literally, How many are the days of the years of thy life? And Jacob said unto Pharaoh, The days of the years of my pilgrimage (literally, of my sojournings, wanderings to and fro without any settled condition) are an hundred and thirty years. Since Joseph was now thirty-seven years of age (Genesis 45:6), it is apparent that he was born in his father's ninety-first year; and since this event took place in the fourteenth year of Jacob's residence in Padan-aram (Genesis 30:25), it is equally apparent that Jacob was seventy-seven years of age when he left Beersheba after surreptitiously securing the patriarchal blessing (Genesis 28:1). Few and evil have the days of the years of my life been, and have not attained unto the days of the years of the life of my fathers in the days of their pilgrimage. As Jacob s life fell short of that of his ancestors in respect of duration (witness the 175 years of Abraham, and the 180 of Isaac), so it greatly surpassed theirs in respect of the miseries that were crowded into it. 47:7-12 With the gravity of old age, the piety of a true believer, and the authority of a patriarch and a prophet, Jacob besought the Lord to bestow a blessing upon Pharaoh. He acted as a man not ashamed of his religion; and who would express gratitude to the benefactor of himself and his family. We have here a very uncommon answer given to a very common question. Jacob calls his life a pilgrimage; the sojourning of a stranger in a foreign country, or his journey home to his own country. He was not at home upon earth; his habitation, his inheritance, his treasures were in heaven. He reckons his life by days; even by days life is soon reckoned, and we are not sure of the continuance of it for a day. Let us therefore number our days. His days were few. Though he had now lived one hundred and thirty years, they seemed but a few days, in comparison with the days of eternity, and the eternal state. They were evil; this is true concerning man. He is of few days and full of trouble; since his days are evil, it is well they are few. Jacob's life had been made up of evil days. Old age came sooner upon him than it had done upon some of his fathers. As the young man should not be proud of his strength or beauty, so the old man should not be proud of his age, and his hoary hairs, though others justly reverence them; for those who are accounted very old, attain not to the years of the patriarchs. The hoary head is only a crown of glory, when found in the way of righteousness. Such an answer could not fail to impress the heart of Pharaoh, by reminding him that worldly prosperity and happiness could not last long, and was not enough to satisfy. After a life of vanity and vexation, man goes down into the grave, equally from the throne as the cottage. Nothing can make us happy, but the prospect of an everlasting home in heaven, after our short and weary pilgrimage on earth.
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