New International Version
When Jacob heard that there was grain in Egypt, he sent our forefathers on their first visit.
King James Bible
But when Jacob heard that there was corn in Egypt, he sent out our fathers first.
Darby Bible Translation
But Jacob, having heard of there being corn in Egypt, sent out our fathers first;
World English Bible
But when Jacob heard that there was grain in Egypt, he sent out our fathers the first time.
Young's Literal Translation
and Jacob having heard that there was corn in Egypt, sent forth our fathers a first time;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Gave him favor and wisdom in the sight of Pharaoh - God gave him much wisdom, in consequence of which he had favor with the king of Egypt. See the whole of this remarkable history explained at large, Genesis 41:1-45:28 (note).
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
'Behold, I see the heavens opened, and the Son of man standing on the right hand of God'--ACTS vii. 56. I. The vision of the Son of Man, or the abiding manhood of Jesus. Stephen's Greek name, and his belonging to the Hellenistic part of the Church, make it probable that he had never seen Jesus during His earthly life. If so, how beautiful that he should thus see and recognise Him! How significant, in any case, is it he should instinctively have taken on his lips that name, 'the Son of Man,' to designate …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
The Prayer of Stephen.
Whether Christ's Birth Should have Been Manifested by Means of the Angels and the Star?
Whether it is Fitting that Christ Should Sit at the Right Hand of God the Father?
When Jacob learned that there was grain in Egypt, he said to his sons, "Why do you just keep looking at each other?"
He continued, "I have heard that there is grain in Egypt. Go down there and buy some for us, so that we may live and not die."
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