Genesis 1, 2,
21, 22, 23,
Genesis 41:1 And it came to pass at the end of two full years, that Pharaoh
dreamed: and, behold, he stood by the river.
2 And, behold, there came up out of the river seven well favoured kine and
fatfleshed; and they fed in a meadow.
3 And, behold, seven other kine came up after them out of the river, ill
favoured and leanfleshed; and stood by the other kine upon the brink of the
4 And the ill favoured and leanfleshed kine did eat up the seven well favoured
and fat kine. So Pharaoh awoke.
5 And he slept and dreamed the second time: and, behold,
seven ears of corn came
up upon one stalk, rank and good.
6 And, behold, seven thin ears and blasted with the east wind sprung up after
7 And the seven thin ears devoured the seven rank and full ears. And Pharaoh
awoke, and, behold, it was a dream.
8 And it came to pass in the morning that his spirit was troubled; and he sent
and called for all the magicians of Egypt, and all the wise men thereof: and
Pharaoh told them his dream; but there was none that could interpret them unto
9 Then spake the chief butler unto Pharaoh, saying, I do remember my faults this
10 Pharaoh was wroth with his servants, and put me in ward in the captain of the
guard's house, both me and the chief baker:
11 And we dreamed a dream in one night, I and he; we dreamed each man according
to the interpretation of his dream.
12 And there was there with us a young man, an Hebrew, servant to the captain of
the guard; and we told him, and he interpreted to us our dreams; to each man
according to his dream he did interpret.
13 And it came to pass, as he interpreted to us, so it was; me he restored unto
mine office, and him he hanged.
14 Then Pharaoh sent and called Joseph, and they brought him hastily out of the
dungeon: and he shaved himself, and changed his raiment, and came in unto
15 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, I have dreamed a dream, and there is none that
can interpret it: and I have heard say of thee, that thou canst understand a
dream to interpret it.
16 And Joseph answered Pharaoh, saying, It is not in me: God shall give Pharaoh
an answer of peace.
17 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, In my dream, behold, I stood upon the bank of
Notice Joseph gave God the credit for the
interpret. of Pharaoh dream
18 And, behold, there came up out of the river seven kine, fatfleshed and well
favoured; and they fed in a meadow:
19 And, behold, seven other kine came up after them, poor and very ill favoured
and leanfleshed, such as I never saw in all the land of Egypt for badness:
20 And the lean and the ill favoured kine did eat up the first seven fat kine:
21 And when they had eaten them up, it could not be known that they had eaten
them; but they were still ill favoured, as at the beginning. So I awoke.
22 And I saw in my dream, and, behold, seven ears came up in one stalk, full and
23 And, behold, seven ears, withered, thin, and blasted with the east wind,
sprung up after them:
24 And the thin ears devoured the seven good ears: and I told this unto the
magicians; but there was none that could declare it to me.
25 And Joseph said unto Pharaoh, The dream of Pharaoh is one: God hath shewed
Pharaoh what he is about to do.
26 The seven good kine are seven years; and the seven good ears are seven years:
the dream is one.
27 And the seven thin and ill favoured kine that came up after them are seven
years; and the seven empty ears blasted with the east wind shall be seven years
28 This is the thing which I have spoken unto Pharaoh: What God is about to do
he sheweth unto Pharaoh.
The dream is one
Seven good years
29 Behold, there come seven years of great plenty throughout all the land of
30 And there shall arise after them seven years of famine; and all the plenty
shall be forgotten in the land of Egypt; and the famine shall consume the land;
Seven years of great plenty all over the land
31 And the plenty shall not be known in the land by reason of that famine
following; for it shall be very grievous.
Seven years of famine in the land
All the plenty shall be forgotten
32 And for that the dream was doubled unto Pharaoh twice; it is because the
thing is established by God, and God will shortly bring it to pass.
33 Now therefore let Pharaoh look out a man discreet and wise, and set him over
the land of Egypt.
God's going to double unto Pharaoh twice
34 Let Pharaoh do this, and let him appoint officers over the land, and take up
the fifth part of the land of Egypt in the seven plenteous years.
35 And let them gather all the food of those good years that come, and lay up
corn under the hand of Pharaoh, and let them keep food in the cities.
36 And that food shall be for store to the land against the seven years of
famine, which shall be in the land of Egypt; that the land perish not through
37 And the thing was good in the eyes of Pharaoh, and in the eyes of all his
38 And Pharaoh said unto his servants, Can we find such a one as this is, a man
in whom the Spirit of God is?
39 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, Forasmuch as God hath shewed thee all this,
there is none so discreet and wise as thou art:
40 Thou shalt be over my house, and according unto thy word shall all my people
be ruled: only in the throne will I be greater than thou.
41 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, See, I have set thee over all the land of
42 And Pharaoh took off his ring from his hand, and put it upon Joseph's hand,
and arrayed him in vestures of fine linen, and put a gold chain about his neck;
43 And he made him to ride in the second chariot which he had; and they cried
before him, Bow the knee: and he made him ruler over all the land of Egypt.
44 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, I am Pharaoh, and without thee shall no man
lift up his hand or foot in all the land of Egypt.
45 And Pharaoh called Joseph's name Zaphnathpaaneah; and he gave him to wife
Asenath the daughter of Potipherah priest of On. And Joseph went out over all
the land of Egypt.
Notice God's going use Pharaoh to bring His plan
God going to bless Pharaoh with plenty and all
the land will come to Pharaoh to be fed.
Joseph was a type of the very elect
Amos 8:11 Behold, the days come, saith the Lord
GOD, that I will send a famine in the land, not
a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but
of hearing the words of the LORD:
In the last days the famine will be hearing
46 And Joseph was thirty years old when he stood before Pharaoh king of Egypt.
And Joseph went out from the presence of Pharaoh, and went throughout all the
land of Egypt.
He gave him to wife Asenath the daughter of Potipherah
Potipherah priest was of the Hebrews and lived
in the land of Egypt
Zaphnath-paaneah. This, too, is not Hebrew, but
Egyptian. Zap = abundance; nt (nath) = of; pa =
the; aneh = life. The whole name = abundance of
life, or, of food for the living.
47 And in the seven plenteous years the earth brought forth by handfuls.
Joseph was thirty years old
when he stood before Pharaoh king of Egypt
48 And he gathered up all the food of the seven years, which were in the land of
Egypt, and laid up the food in the cities: the food of the field, which was
round about every city, laid he up in the same.
49 And Joseph gathered corn as the sand of the sea, very much, until he left
numbering; for it was without number.
50 And unto Joseph were born two sons before the years of famine came, which
Asenath the daughter of Poti–pherah priest of On bare unto him.
51 And Joseph called the name of the firstborn Manasseh: For God, said he, hath
made me forget all my toil, and all my father's house.
52 And the name of the second called he Ephraim: For God hath caused me to be
fruitful in the land of my affliction.
53 And the seven years of plenteousness, that was in the land of Egypt, were
54 And the seven years of dearth began to come, according as Joseph had said:
and the dearth was in all lands; but in all the land of Egypt there was bread.
55 And when all the land of Egypt was famished, the people cried to Pharaoh for
bread: and Pharaoh said unto all the Egyptians, Go unto Joseph; what he saith to
56 And the famine was over all the face of the earth: And Joseph opened all the
storehouses, and sold unto the Egyptians; and the famine waxed sore in the land
57 And all countries came into Egypt to Joseph for to buy corn; because that the
famine was so sore in all lands.
• Exactly 2520 years from the exile
of Benjamin, Iceland became an independent nation.
The first tribe to be
conquered by the Assyrians was Manasseh,
in 745 B.C. Exactly 2520 years later America became a nation on July 4, 1776.
(Leviticus. 26: 28-46) God warned Israel that if they persisted in continually
breaking His Laws, not only would curses come upon them.
He would punish them for seven times, (a time being 360 years, seven times would
be 2520 years) and would banish them from the land of Palestine and scatter them
among the heathens (like lost sheep)
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(A study outline of the identity of God's people) By E. Raymond Capt
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