Genesis 41:26
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New International Version
The seven good cows are seven years, and the seven good heads of grain are seven years; it is one and the same dream.

King James Bible
The seven good kine are seven years; and the seven good ears are seven years: the dream is one.

Darby Bible Translation
The seven fine kine are seven years; and the seven good ears are seven years: the dream is one.

World English Bible
The seven good cattle are seven years; and the seven good heads of grain are seven years. The dream is one.

Young's Literal Translation
the seven good kine are seven years, and the seven good ears are seven years, the dream is one;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

God hath showed Pharaoh what he is about to do - Joseph thus shows the Egyptian king that though the ordinary cause of plenty or want is the river Nile, yet its inundations are under the direction of God: the dreams are sent by him, not only to signify beforehand the plenty and want, but to show also that all these circumstances, however fortuitous they may appear to man, are under the direction of an overruling Providence.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

are. or, signify.

Genesis 41:2,5,29,47,53 And, behold, there came up out of the river seven well favored cows and fat; and they fed in a meadow...

Genesis 40:18 And Joseph answered and said, This is the interpretation thereof: The three baskets are three days:

Exodus 12:11 And thus shall you eat it; with your loins girded, your shoes on your feet, and your staff in your hand; and you shall eat it in haste...

1 Corinthians 10:4 And did all drink the same spiritual drink: for they drank of that spiritual Rock that followed them: and that Rock was Christ.

good ears are seven. See ch.

Genesis 40:12 And Joseph said to him, This is the interpretation of it: The three branches are three days:

the dream is one.

Genesis 2:24 Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall join to his wife: and they shall be one flesh.

Exodus 26:6 And you shall make fifty clasps of gold, and couple the curtains together with the clasps: and it shall be one tabernacle.

1 John 5:7 For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one.

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The 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
Syria: the part played by it in the ancient world--Babylon and the first Chaldaean empire--The dominion of the Hyksos: Ahmosis. Some countries seem destined from their origin to become the battle-fields of the contending nations which environ them. Into such regions, and to their cost, neighbouring peoples come from century to century to settle their quarrels and bring to an issue the questions of supremacy which disturb their little corner of the world. The nations around are eager for the possession
G. Maspero—History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 4

Cross References
Genesis 41:25
Then Joseph said to Pharaoh, "The dreams of Pharaoh are one and the same. God has revealed to Pharaoh what he is about to do.

Genesis 41:27
The seven lean, ugly cows that came up afterward are seven years, and so are the seven worthless heads of grain scorched by the east wind: They are seven years of famine.

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