Genesis 42:6
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
Now Josephוְיֹוסֵ֗ף
(ve·yo·v·sef)
3130: "he increases," a son of Jacob, also the name of several Isr.from yasaph
was the rulerהַשַּׁלִּ֣יט
(ha·shal·lit)
7989: having mastery, domineeringfrom shalat
overעַל־
(al-)
5921: upon, above, overfrom alah
the land;הָאָ֔רֶץ
(ha·'a·retz,)
776: earth, landa prim. root
he was the one who soldהַמַּשְׁבִּ֖יר
(ham·mash·bir)
7666: to buy graindenominative verb from sheber
to allלְכָל־
(le·chol-)
3605: the whole, allfrom kalal
the peopleעַ֣ם
(am)
5971a: peoplefrom an unused word
of the land.הָאָ֑רֶץ
(ha·'a·retz;)
776: earth, landa prim. root
And Joseph'sיֹוסֵ֔ף
(yo·v·sef,)
3130: "he increases," a son of Jacob, also the name of several Isr.from yasaph
brothersאֲחֵ֣י
(a·chei)
251: a brotherfrom an unused word
cameוַיָּבֹ֙אוּ֙
(vai·ya·vo·'u)
935: to come in, come, go in, goa prim. root
and bowed downוַיִּשְׁתַּֽחֲווּ־
(vai·yish·ta·cha·vu-)
7812: to bow downa prim. root
to him with [their] facesאַפַּ֖יִם
(ap·pa·yim)
639: a nostril, nose, face, angerfrom anaph
to the ground.אָֽרְצָה׃
(a·re·tzah.)
776: earth, landa prim. root







KJV Lexicon
And Joseph
Yowceph  (yo-safe')
let him add (or perhaps simply active participle adding); Joseph, the name of seven Israelites -- Joseph.
was the governor
shalliyt  (shal-leet')
potent; concretely, a prince or warrior -- governor, mighty, that hath power, ruler.
over the land
'erets  (eh'-rets)
the earth (at large, or partitively a land) -- common, country, earth, field, ground, land, natins, way, + wilderness, world.
and he it was that sold
shabar  (shaw-bar')
to deal in grain -- buy, sell.
to all the people
`am  (am)
a people (as a congregated unit); specifically, a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively, a flock -- folk, men, nation, people.
of the land
'erets  (eh'-rets)
the earth (at large, or partitively a land) -- common, country, earth, field, ground, land, natins, way, + wilderness, world.
and Joseph's
Yowceph  (yo-safe')
let him add (or perhaps simply active participle adding); Joseph, the name of seven Israelites -- Joseph.
brethren
'ach  (awkh)
a brother (used in the widest sense of literal relationship and metaphorical affinity or resemblance (like 1) -- another, brother(-ly); kindred, like, other.
came
bow'  (bo)
to go or come (in a wide variety of applications)
and bowed down
shachah  (shaw-khaw')
to depress, i.e. prostrate (especially reflexive, in homage to royalty or God)
themselves before him with their faces
'aph  (af)
the nose or nostril; hence, the face, and occasionally a person; also (from the rapid breathing in passion) ire
to the earth
'erets  (eh'-rets)
the earth (at large, or partitively a land) -- common, country, earth, field, ground, land, natins, way, + wilderness, world.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Now Joseph was the ruler over the land; he was the one who sold to all the people of the land. And Joseph's brothers came and bowed down to him with their faces to the ground.

King James Bible
And Joseph was the governor over the land, and he it was that sold to all the people of the land: and Joseph's brethren came, and bowed down themselves before him with their faces to the earth.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Joseph was in charge of the country; he sold grain to all its people. His brothers came and bowed down before him with their faces to the ground.

International Standard Version
Meanwhile, Joseph continued to be ruler over the land, in charge of selling to everyone in the land. Joseph's brothers appeared and bowed down to him, face down.

NET Bible
Now Joseph was the ruler of the country, the one who sold grain to all the people of the country. Joseph's brothers came and bowed down before him with their faces to the ground.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
As governor of the country, Joseph was selling grain to everyone. So when Joseph's brothers arrived, they bowed in front of him with their faces touching the ground.

King James 2000 Bible
And Joseph was the governor over the land, and he it was that sold to all the people of the land: and Joseph's brothers came, and bowed down themselves before him with their faces to the earth.
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