Genesis 47 this chapter is divided in three sections. And god being the beginning and the end is revealing to us that money will fail again but this time christ will return and the government will be on his shoulders. The promise of the messiah, and the land of canaan, was a great trust, first committed to abraham, inclusive. Genesis 47 commentary, one of over 110 bible commentaries freely available, this commentary is one of the most respected interdenominational commentaries. A proper perspective of poverty and prosperity genesis 47. I did not buy the book, nor have i ever read it, but the subject was fascinating.
Matthew henry 18 october 1662 22 june 1714 was an english commentator on the bible, who published his works in 1706, sixvolume exposition of the old and new testaments 17081710 or complete commentary, provides an exhaustive verse by verse study of the bible, covering the whole of the old testament, and the gospels and acts in the new testament. In this chapter, joseph took five of his brothers and presented them to pharaoh along with his father, israel. Then joseph went and told pharaoh, and said, my father and my brothers, their flocks and their herds and all that they possess, have come from the land of canaan. Of joseph s kindness and affection to his relations, presenting his brethren first and then his father to pharaoh v. Of josephs kindness and affection to his relations, presenting his brethren first and then his father to pharaoh genesis 47. Of josephs kindness and affection to his relations, presenting his brethren first and then his father to pharaoh v. Jun 4, 2018 genesis chapter 47 pharaoh speaks to jacob and his sons. Genesis 47 bible commentary matthew henry concise christianity. All the sons of jacob were given individual prophecy of what their offspring will deal with or have in the latter days. He called esau, his eldest son with a view to declare him his heir. His insightful, fully informed commentary illuminates the book in all its dimensions. In the book of proverbs it is oft repeated that prosperity is the result of diligence, while poverty is the result of idleness. The other fourfifths you can have for sowing your fields, to provide food for yourselves and your households, and food for your children.
Genesis 47 commentary matthew henry commentary on the. This chapter, which contains the unravelling of the plot, and wonderfully illustrates the mysteries of these particular providences, is one of the most interesting in the whole account. He told the pharaoh that the days of his life on the earth have been few, even though he was at the time, and that they were evil. When isaac was old a hundred and thirtyseven years old. The primeval history sets out the authors or authors concepts of the nature of the deity and of humankinds. Joseph informs pharaoh that his father and brethren are arrived in goshen, 1. He presents five of his brethren before the king, 2, who questions them concerning their occupation. I will give you the best of the land of egypt, and you will eat the fat of the land. Commentary on the book of genesis matthew henry 1662 1714 this is another commentary by matthew henry, well known for his commentaries on.
According to this understanding of genesis, it falls into two natural divisions. Genesis chapter 47 matthew henry complete commentary. Bob utley, retired professor of hermeneutics bible interpretation. Geneva study bible commentary on genesis chapter 47. Poor is he who works with a negligent hand, but the hand of the diligent makes rich proverbs 10. Genesis chapter 47 new international version 1 joseph went and told pharaoh, my father and brothers, with their flocks and herds and everything they own, have come from the land of canaan and are now in goshen. Pharaoh consents, and desires that some of the most active of them should be made rulers over his cattle, 5,6. Commentary on the book of genesis by matthew henry old. The beginning of the new testament is called genesis too matt.
We have provided this method as a convenience to our users. It recovers a genesis with the continuity of theme and motif of a wholly conceived and fully realized book. Introduction while i was browsing through a bookstore some time ago i came across a book that had an eyecatching title. Then joseph settled his father and his brothers and gave them a possession in the land of egypt, in the best of the land, in the land of rameses. When the crops are harvested, you must give a fifth to pharaoh and keep fourfifths for yourselves, for seed for yourselves and your familiesyoure going to be able to feed your children. Though joseph was a great man, especially in egypt, yet he owned his.
Alters translation honors the meanings and literary strategies of the ancient hebrew and conveys them in fluent english prose. Genesis 47 commentary albert barnes notes on the whole. Genesis bible study notes by email from john karmelich. And his eyes were dim whereby god brought about his own purpose of bestowing the blessing on jacob. Genesis 47 joseph went and told pharaoh, my bible gateway. Of josephs kindness and affection to his relations, presenting his brethren first and then his father to pharaoh, settling them in goshen, and providing for them there v. My father and my brethren, and their flocks, and their herds, and all that they have, are come out of the land of canaan. By informing pharaoh of where he had located his family 45. Look, here is seed for you, and you shall sow the land. This was the commencement of the promise genesis 46.
Bobdeffinbaugh graduated from dallas theological seminary with his th. This page provides a method to go directly to a commentary by a specific author. He told the pharaoh that the days of his life on the earth have been few, even though he. In genesis chapter 49 summary, and yes, were nearly done with the book of genesis, the blessings of jacob are poured. Then joseph came and told pharaoh, and said, my father and my brethren, and their flocks, and their herds, and all that they have, are come out of the land of canaan. Blessed be god for that book which shows us our remedy, as this opens our wound. I have bought you out, with your land, on pharaohs behalf. Josephs actions in this chapter do not fit our preconceived notions very well. Every chapter of the bible in 140 characters or less. Genesis chapter 47 pharaoh speaks to jacob and his sons. You can study the bible using notes sent to you by email from john karmelich. Fourfifths shall be your own, as seed for the field and for your food, for those of your households and as food for your little ones. And jacob lived in the land of egypt seventeen years.
Genesis is the book of beginnings and sources, but more particularly it is the book of births this is often overlooked. The book of genesis, the first book of the hebrew bible and the old testament, is an account of the creation of the world and the origins of the jewish people it is divisible into two parts, the primeval history chapters 111 and the ancestral history chapters 1250. Stigers, in his excellent commentary on genesis, entitles verses 26. So joseph settled his father and his brothers in egypt and gave them property in the best part of the land, the district of rameses, as pharaoh directed. David guzik commentary on genesis 47 where jacob, josephs father, meets pharao and settles with his family in the land of goshen in egypt. Matthew henrys commentary on the whole bible genesis. Genesis 47 commentary, one of over 110 bible commentaries freely available, this commentary by albert barnes, a dedicated student of the bible, continues to be very popular even today.
However, we do not feel this is the best method for using. But the good news is that genesis is the easiest needle to find in this giant haystack because its. I summarised the bible on twitter between aug 2010 and nov 20. In exchange im giving you seed so you can plant the ground. Genesis 47, new king james version nkjv the bible app. High as he was, he did not forget that he had a superior. Study genesis 46 using matthew henrys bible commentary concise to better understand scripture with full outline and verse meaning.1134 1212 1668 251 1607 1602 598 598 224 24 1164 1317 489 1626 1542 758 794 1137 349 1399 978 242 735 1037 185 815 665 980 979 482 275 928