New International Version
Within three days Pharaoh will lift off your head and impale your body on a pole. And the birds will eat away your flesh."
King James Bible
Yet within three days shall Pharaoh lift up thy head from off thee, and shall hang thee on a tree; and the birds shall eat thy flesh from off thee.
Darby Bible Translation
In yet three days will Pharaoh lift up thy head from off thee, and hang thee on a tree; and the birds will eat thy flesh from off thee.
World English Bible
Within three more days, Pharaoh will lift up your head from off you, and will hang you on a tree; and the birds will eat your flesh from off you."
Young's Literal Translation
yet, within three days doth Pharaoh lift up thy head from off thee, and hath hanged thee on a tree, and the birds have eaten thy flesh from off thee.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Lift up thy head from off thee - Thus we find that beheading, hanging, and gibbeting, were modes of punishment among the ancient Egyptians; but the criminal was beheaded before he was hanged, and then either hanged on hooks, or by the hands. See Lamentations 5:12.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
lift up thy head from off thee. or, reckon thee and take thy office from thee. hang thee.
and the birds.
LibraryThe Political Constitution of Egypt
The king, the queen, and the royal princes--Administration under the Pharaohs--Feudalism and the Egyptian priesthood, the military--The citizens and country people. Between the Fayum and the apex of the Delta, the Lybian range expands and forms a vast and slightly undulating table-land, which runs parallel to the Nile for nearly thirty leagues. The Great Sphinx Harmakhis has mounted guard over its northern extremity ever since the time of the Followers of Horus. Illustration: Drawn by Boudier, …
G. Maspero—History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 2
An American Reformer
"This is what it means," Joseph said. "The three baskets are three days.
Now the third day was Pharaoh's birthday, and he gave a feast for all his officials. He lifted up the heads of the chief cupbearer and the chief baker in the presence of his officials:
but he impaled the chief baker, just as Joseph had said to them in his interpretation.
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