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Genesis 41:52 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And the name of the second called he Ephraim: For God hath made me fruitful in the land of my affliction.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And the name of the second called he Ephraim: For God hath caused me to be fruitful in the land of my affliction.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— He named the second Ephraim, “For,” [he said], “God has made me fruitful in the land of my affliction.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And the name of the second called he Ephraim: for God hath caused me to be fruitful in the land of my affliction.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And the name of the second he called Ephraim—For God has caused me to be fruitful in the land of my affliction.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, the name of the second, called he, Ephraim,—For God hath made me fruitful in the land of my humiliation.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and the name of the second he hath called Ephraim: 'for, God hath caused me to be fruitful in the land of mine affliction.'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And he named the second Ephraim, saying: God hath made me to grow in the land of my poverty.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And the name of the second called he Ephraim: for God hath caused mee to be fruitfull in the land of my affliction.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And he called the name of the second, Ephraim; for God, [said he], has increased me in the land of my humiliation.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And the name of the second called he Efrayim: For Elohim hath caused me to be fruitful in the land of my affliction.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And the name 8034
{8034} Prime
שֵׁם
shem
{shame}
A primitive word (perhaps rather from H7760 through the idea of definite and conspicuous position; compare H8064); an appellation, as a mark or memorial of individuality; by implication honor, authority, character.
of the second 8145
{8145} Prime
שֵׁנִי
sheniy
{shay-nee'}
From H8138; properly double, that is, second; also adverbially again.
called 7121
{7121} Prime
קָרָא
qara'
{kaw-raw'}
A primitive root (rather identical with H7122 through the idea of accosting a person met); to call out to (that is, properly address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
he ´Efrayim אֶפרַיִם: 669
{0669} Prime
אֶפְרַיִם
'Ephrayim
{ef-rah'-yim}
Dual of a masculine form of H0672; double fruit; Ephrajim, a son of Joseph; also the tribe descended from him, and its territory.
For x3588
(3588) Complement
כִּי
kiy
{kee}
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
´Élöhîm אֱלֹהִים 430
{0430} Prime
אֱלֹהִים
'elohiym
{el-o-heem'}
Plural of H0433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative.
hath caused me to be fruitful 6509
{6509} Prime
פָּרָה
parah
{paw-raw'}
A primitive root; to bear fruit (literally or figuratively).
z8689
<8689> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2675
in the land 776
{0776} Prime
אֶרֶץ
'erets
{eh'-rets}
From an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land).
of my affliction. 6040
{6040} Prime
עֳנִי
`oniy
{on-ee'}
From H6031; depression, that is, misery.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 41:50-52.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 41:46-57.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
am 2293, bc 1711

called he:

Genesis 29:32-35 And Leah conceived, and bare a son, and she called his name Reuben: for she said, Surely the LORD hath looked upon my affliction; now therefore my husband will love me. ... And she conceived again, and bare a son: and she said, Now will I praise the LORD: therefore she called his name Judah; and left bearing.
Genesis 30:6-13 And Rachel said, God hath judged me, and hath also heard my voice, and hath given me a son: therefore called she his name Dan. ... And Leah said, Happy am I, for the daughters will call me blessed: and she called his name Asher.
Genesis 50:23 And Joseph saw Ephraim's children of the third [generation]: the children also of Machir the son of Manasseh were brought up upon Joseph's knees.

Ephraim:
i.e. Fruitful,
Genesis 48:16-19 The Angel which redeemed me from all evil, bless the lads; and let my name be named on them, and the name of my fathers Abraham and Isaac; and let them grow into a multitude in the midst of the earth. ... And his father refused, and said, I know [it], my son, I know [it]: he also shall become a people, and he also shall be great: but truly his younger brother shall be greater than he, and his seed shall become a multitude of nations.
Genesis 49:22 Joseph [is] a fruitful bough, [even] a fruitful bough by a well; [whose] branches run over the wall:
Isaiah 40:1-2 Comfort ye, comfort ye my people, saith your God. ... Speak ye comfortably to Jerusalem, and cry unto her, that her warfare is accomplished, that her iniquity is pardoned: for she hath received of the LORD'S hand double for all her sins.

the land:

Psalms 105:17-18 He sent a man before them, [even] Joseph, [who] was sold for a servant: ... Whose feet they hurt with fetters: he was laid in iron:
Amos 6:6 That drink wine in bowls, and anoint themselves with the chief ointments: but they are not grieved for the affliction of Joseph.
Acts 7:10 And delivered him out of all his afflictions, and gave him favour and wisdom in the sight of Pharaoh king of Egypt; and he made him governor over Egypt and all his house.
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Gn 29:32; 30:6; 48:16; 49:22; 50:23. Ps 105:17. Is 40:1. Am 6:6. Ac 7:10.

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Ephraim="double ash-heap:I shall be doubly fruitful"
Ephraim,the second son of Joseph was given preference over the first son Manasseh,when Jacob blessed the two sons of Joseph in Genesis 49.
The plan in the life of a believer will be fulfilled by God.
- Alex (3/17/2009 1:57:04 AM) [qBible.com]
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