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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
A primitive root; to take (in the widest variety of applications).
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
some 7097
{7097} Prime
The second form is negative only; from H7096; an extremity (used in a great variety of applications and idioms; compare H7093).
(4480) Complement
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
of his brethren, 251
{0251} Prime
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
A primitive numeral; five.
men, y582
[0582] Standard
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.
(0376) Complement
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
A primitive root; to place permanently.
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
them unto 6440
{6440} Prime
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
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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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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