New American Standard Bible
He made him lord of his house And ruler over all his possessions,
King James Bible
He made him lord of his house, and ruler of all his substance:
Darby Bible Translation
He made him lord of his house, and ruler over all his possessions:
World English Bible
He made him lord of his house, and ruler of all of his possessions;
Young's Literal Translation
He hath made him lord of his house, And ruler over all his possessions.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
He made him lord of his house - Genesis 41:40. This implied that the administration of the affairs of the nation was virtually committed to him.
And ruler of all his substance - Margin, as in Hebrew, "possession." Of all he had. He placed all at his disposal in the affairs of his kingdom.
LibraryGod's Promises Tests
Until the time that his word came, the word of the Lord tried him.' --PSALM cv. 19. I do not think I shall be mistaken if I affirm that these words do not convey any very clear idea to most readers. They were spoken with reference to Joseph, during the period of his imprisonment. For the understanding of them I think we must observe that there is a contrast drawn between two 'words,' 'his' (i.e. Joseph's) and God's. If we lay firm hold of that clue, I think it will lead us into clear daylight, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
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and rescued him from all his afflictions, and granted him favor and wisdom in the sight of Pharaoh, king of Egypt, and he made him governor over Egypt and all his household.
"You shall be over my house, and according to your command all my people shall do homage; only in the throne I will be greater than you."
Pharaoh said to Joseph, "See, I have set you over all the land of Egypt."
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