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Genesis 37:19 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And they said one to another, Behold, this dreamer cometh.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And they said one to another, Behold, this dreamer cometh.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— They said to one another, “Here comes this dreamer!
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And they said one to another, Behold, this dreamer is coming.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And they said one to another, Behold, there comes that dreamer!
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And they said, each man unto his brother, Lo! that master of dreams yonder, coming in!
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And they say one unto another, 'Lo, this man of the dreams cometh;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And said one to another: Behold the dreamer cometh.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And they said one to another, Behold, this dreamer commeth.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And each said to his brother, Behold, that dreamer comes.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And they said one to another, Behold, this dreamer cometh.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And they said 559
{0559} Prime
אָמַר
'amar
{aw-mar'}
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
one 376
{0376} Prime
אִישׁ
'iysh
{eesh}
Contracted for H0582 (or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant); a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation.).
to x413
(0413) Complement
אֵל
'el
{ale}
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
another, 251
{0251} Prime
אָח
'ach
{awkh}
A primitive word; a brother (used in the widest sense of literal relationship and metaphorical affinity or resemblance (like H0001)).
Behold, x2009
(2009) Complement
הִנֵּה
hinneh
{hin-nay'}
Prolonged for H2005; lo!.
this 1976
{1976} Prime
הַלָּזֶה
hallazeh
{hal-law-zeh'}
From the article (see H1973) and H2088; this very.
dreamer 1167
{1167} Prime
בַּעַל
ba`al
{bah'-al}
From H1166; a master; hence a husband, or (figuratively) owner (often used with another noun in modifications of this latter sense.
2472
{2472} Prime
חֲלוֹם
chalowm
{khal-ome'}
From H2492; a dream.
cometh. 935
{0935} Prime
בּוֹא
bow'
{bo}
A primitive root; to go or come (in a wide variety of applications).
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Genesis 37:19

_ _ Behold, this dreamer cometh — literally, “master of dreams” — a bitterly ironical sneer. Dreams being considered suggestions from above, to make false pretensions to having received one was detested as a species of blasphemy, and in this light Joseph was regarded by his brethren as an artful pretender. They already began to form a plot for Joseph’s assassination, from which he was rescued only by the address of Reuben, who suggested that he should rather be cast into one of the wells, which are, and probably were, completely dried up in summer.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 37:12-22.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Behold:
Simulated Irony: Where the words in question are used by man either in dissimulation or hypocrisy. For other instances of this figure, see note on
2 Samuel 6:20 Then David returned to bless his household. And Michal the daughter of Saul came out to meet David, and said, How glorious was the king of Israel to day, who uncovered himself to day in the eyes of the handmaids of his servants, as one of the vain fellows shamelessly uncovereth himself!
Psalms 22:8 He trusted on the LORD [that] he would deliver him: let him deliver him, seeing he delighted in him.
Isaiah 5:19 That say, Let him make speed, [and] hasten his work, that we may see [it]: and let the counsel of the Holy One of Israel draw nigh and come, that we may know [it]!
Matthew 22:16 And they sent out unto him their disciples with the Herodians, saying, Master, we know that thou art true, and teachest the way of God in truth, neither carest thou for any [man]: for thou regardest not the person of men.
Matthew 27:29 And when they had platted a crown of thorns, they put [it] upon his head, and a reed in his right hand: and they bowed the knee before him, and mocked him, saying, Hail, King of the Jews!
Matthew 27:40 And saying, Thou that destroyest the temple, and buildest [it] in three days, save thyself. If thou be the Son of God, come down from the cross.
Matthew 27:42-43 He saved others; himself he cannot save. If he be the King of Israel, let him now come down from the cross, and we will believe him. ... He trusted in God; let him deliver him now, if he will have him: for he said, I am the Son of God.
Mark 15:29 And they that passed by railed on him, wagging their heads, and saying, Ah, thou that destroyest the temple, and buildest [it] in three days,
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dreamer:
Heb. master of dreams,
Genesis 37:5 And Joseph dreamed a dream, and he told [it] his brethren: and they hated him yet the more.
Genesis 37:11 And his brethren envied him; but his father observed the saying.
Genesis 28:12 And he dreamed, and behold a ladder set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to heaven: and behold the angels of God ascending and descending on it.
Genesis 49:23 The archers have sorely grieved him, and shot [at him], and hated him:
*marg.
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Gn 28:12; 37:5, 11; 49:23. 2S 6:20. Ps 22:8. Is 5:19. Mt 22:16; 27:29, 40, 42. Mk 15:29.

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