New Living Translation
This famine that has ravaged the land for two years will last five more years, and there will be neither plowing nor harvesting.
King James Bible
For these two years hath the famine been in the land: and yet there are five years, in the which there shall neither be earing nor harvest.
Darby Bible Translation
For the famine has been these two years in the land; and yet there are five years in which there will be neither ploughing nor harvest.
World English Bible
For these two years the famine has been in the land, and there are yet five years, in which there will be neither plowing nor harvest.
Young's Literal Translation
Because these two years the famine is in the heart of the land, and yet are five years, in which there is neither ploughing nor harvest;
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CommentaryGenesis 45:6 Parallel Commentaries
This is the account of Jacob and his family. When Joseph was seventeen years old, he often tended his father's flocks. He worked for his half brothers, the sons of his father's wives Bilhah and Zilpah. But Joseph reported to his father some of the bad things his brothers were doing.
He was thirty years old when he began serving in the court of Pharaoh, the king of Egypt. And when Joseph left Pharaoh's presence, he inspected the entire land of Egypt.
At last the seven years of bumper crops throughout the land of Egypt came to an end.
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