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Genesis 47:2 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And from among his brethren he took five men, and presented them unto Pharaoh.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And he took some of his brethren, [even] five men, and presented them unto Pharaoh.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— He took five men from among his brothers and presented them to Pharaoh.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And he took some of his brethren, [even] five men, and presented them to Pharaoh.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And he took from the whole number of his brethren, five men, and set them before Pharaoh.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Moreover, out of the whole number of his brethren, he took with him five men,—and set them before Pharaoh.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And out of his brethren he hath taken five men, and setteth them before Pharaoh;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Five men also, the last of his brethren, he presented before the king:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And hee tooke some of his brethren, euen fiue men, & presented them vnto Pharaoh.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And he took of his brethren five men, and set them before Pharaoh{gr.Pharao}.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And he took some of his brethren, [even] five men, and presented them unto Paroh.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And he took 3947
{3947} Prime
לָקַח
laqach
{law-kakh'}
A primitive root; to take (in the widest variety of applications).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
some 7097
{7097} Prime
קָצֶה
qatseh
{kaw-tseh'}
The second form is negative only; from H7096; an extremity (used in a great variety of applications and idioms; compare H7093).
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
of his brethren, 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)).
[even] five 2568
{2568} Prime
חָמֵשׁ
chamesh
{khaw-maysh'}
A primitive numeral; five.
men, y582
[0582] Standard
אֱנוֹשׁ
'enowsh
{en-oshe'}
From H0605; properly a mortal (and thus differeing from the more dignified H0120); hence a man in general (singly or collectively). It is often unexpressed in the English Version, especially when used in apposition with another word.
x376
(0376) Complement
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.).
and presented 3322
{3322} Prime
יָצַג
yatsag
{yaw-tsag'}
A primitive root; to place permanently.
z8686
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
them unto 6440
{6440} Prime
פָּנִים
paniym
{paw-neem'}
Plural (but always used as a singular) of an unused noun (פָּנֶה paneh, {paw-neh'}; from H6437); the face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.).
Par` פַּרעֹה. 6547
{6547} Prime
פַּרְעֹה
Par`oh
{par-o'}
Of Egyptian derivation; Paroh, a generic title of Egyptian kings.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Genesis 47:2

_ _ he took some of his brethren — probably the five eldest brothers: seniority being the least invidious principle of selection.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 47:1-12.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Genesis 47:2

And he took some of his brethren, [even] (a) five men, and presented them unto Pharaoh.

(a) That the king might be assured that they had come, and to see what type of people they were.

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presented:

Acts 7:13 And at the second [time] Joseph was made known to his brethren; and Joseph's kindred was made known unto Pharaoh.
2 Corinthians 4:14 Knowing that he which raised up the Lord Jesus shall raise up us also by Jesus, and shall present [us] with you.
Colossians 1:28 Whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom; that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus:
Jude 1:24 Now unto him that is able to keep you from falling, and to present [you] faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy,
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