New International Version
Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, "In my dream I was standing on the bank of the Nile,
King James Bible
And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, In my dream, behold, I stood upon the bank of the river:
Darby Bible Translation
And Pharaoh said to Joseph, In my dream, behold, I stood on the bank of the river.
World English Bible
Pharaoh spoke to Joseph, "In my dream, behold, I stood on the brink of the river:
Young's Literal Translation
And Pharaoh speaketh unto Joseph: 'In my dream, lo, I am standing by the edge of the River,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
It is not in me, etc. - בלעדי biladai, without or independently of me - I am not essential to thy comfort, God himself has thee under his care. And he will send thee, or answer thee, peace; thou shalt have prosperity (שלום shelom) howsoever ominous thy dreams may appear. By this answer he not only conciliated the mind of the king, but led him to expect his help from that God from whom alone all comfort, protection, and prosperity, must proceed.
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LibraryThe Covenant of Works
Q-12: I proceed to the next question, WHAT SPECIAL ACT OF PROVIDENCE DID GOD EXERCISE TOWARDS MAN IN THE ESTATE WHEREIN HE WAS CREATED? A: When God had created man, he entered into a covenant of life with him upon condition of perfect obedience, forbidding him to eat of the tree of knowledge upon pain of death. For this, consult with Gen 2:16, 17: And the Lord commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat; but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt …
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity
The First Chaldaean Empire and the Hyksos in Egypt
"I cannot do it," Joseph replied to Pharaoh, "but God will give Pharaoh the answer he desires."
when out of the river there came up seven cows, fat and sleek, and they grazed among the reeds.
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