Genesis 47:26
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
7760 [e]וַיָּ֣שֶׂם
way-yā-śem
And madeConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
853 [e]אֹתָ֣הּ
’ō-ṯāh
itDirObjM | 3fs
3130 [e]יוֹסֵ֡ף
yō-w-sêp̄
JosephN-proper-ms
2706 [e]לְחֹק֩
lə-ḥōq
a lawPrep-l | N-ms
5704 [e]עַד־
‘aḏ-
toPrep
3117 [e]הַיּ֨וֹם
hay-yō-wm
dayArt | N-ms
2088 [e]הַזֶּ֜ה
haz-zeh
thisArt | Pro-ms
5921 [e]עַל־
‘al-
overPrep
127 [e]אַדְמַ֥ת
’aḏ-maṯ
the landN-fsc
4714 [e]מִצְרַ֛יִם
miṣ-ra-yim
of EgyptN-proper-fs
6547 [e]לְפַרְעֹ֖ה
lə-p̄ar-‘ōh
[that] PharaohPrep-l | N-proper-ms
2569 [e]לַחֹ֑מֶשׁ
la-ḥō-meš;
[should have] a fifthPrep-l, Art | N-ms
7535 [e]רַ֞ק
raq
except forAdv
127 [e]אַדְמַ֤ת
’aḏ-maṯ
the landN-fsc
3548 [e]הַכֹּֽהֲנִים֙
hak-kō-hă-nîm
of the priestsArt | N-mp
905 [e]לְבַדָּ֔ם
lə-ḇad-dām,
onlyPrep-l | N-msc | 3mp
3808 [e]לֹ֥א
notAdv-NegPrt
1961 [e]הָיְתָ֖ה
hā-yə-ṯāh
[which] did becomeV-Qal-Perf-3fs
6547 [e]לְפַרְעֹֽה׃
lə-p̄ar-‘ōh.
unto PharaohPrep-l | N-proper-ms









Hebrew Texts
בראשית 47:26 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיָּ֣שֶׂם אֹתָ֣הּ יֹוסֵ֡ף לְחֹק֩ עַד־הַיֹּ֨ום הַזֶּ֜ה עַל־אַדְמַ֥ת מִצְרַ֛יִם לְפַרְעֹ֖ה לַחֹ֑מֶשׁ רַ֞ק אַדְמַ֤ת הַכֹּֽהֲנִים֙ לְבַדָּ֔ם לֹ֥א הָיְתָ֖ה לְפַרְעֹֽה׃

בראשית 47:26 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
וישם אתה יוסף לחק עד־היום הזה על־אדמת מצרים לפרעה לחמש רק אדמת הכהנים לבדם לא היתה לפרעה׃

בראשית 47:26 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
וישם אתה יוסף לחק עד־היום הזה על־אדמת מצרים לפרעה לחמש רק אדמת הכהנים לבדם לא היתה לפרעה׃

בראשית 47:26 Hebrew Bible
וישם אתה יוסף לחק עד היום הזה על אדמת מצרים לפרעה לחמש רק אדמת הכהנים לבדם לא היתה לפרעה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Joseph made it a statute concerning the land of Egypt valid to this day, that Pharaoh should have the fifth; only the land of the priests did not become Pharaoh's.

King James Bible
And Joseph made it a law over the land of Egypt unto this day, that Pharaoh should have the fifth part; except the land of the priests only, which became not Pharaoh's.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So Joseph made it a law, still in effect today in the land of Egypt, that a fifth of the produce belongs to Pharaoh. Only the priests' land does not belong to Pharaoh.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

made it a law. From this history, and from Diodorus Siculus (lib i), we learn that the land of Egypt was divided into three parts: one belonged to the Priests, (verses

Genesis 47:22,26 Only the land of the priests bought he not; for the priests had a …

Genesis 47:11 And Joseph placed his father and his brothers, and gave them a possession …

Genesis 47:19,20 Why shall we die before your eyes, both we and our land? buy us and …

except.

Genesis 47:22 Only the land of the priests bought he not; for the priests had a …

Ezekiel 7:24 Why I will bring the worst of the heathen, and they shall possess …

priests. or, princes.

Genesis 47:30 But I will lie with my fathers, and you shall carry me out of Egypt, …

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