Genesis 42:6 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]

Genesis 42:6, NIV: "Now Joseph was the governor of the land, the person who sold grain to all its people. So when Joseph's brothers arrived, they bowed down to him with their faces to the ground."

Genesis 42:6, ESV: "Now Joseph was governor over the land. He was the one who sold to all the people of the land. And Joseph’s brothers came and bowed themselves before him with their faces to the ground."

Genesis 42:6, KJV: "And Joseph was the governor over the land, and he it was that sold to all the people of the land: and Joseph's brethren came, and bowed down themselves before him with their faces to the earth."

Genesis 42:6, NASB: "Now Joseph was the ruler over the land; he was the one who sold grain to all the people of the land. And Joseph’s brothers came and bowed down to him with their faces to the ground."

Genesis 42:6, NLT: "Since Joseph was governor of all Egypt and in charge of selling grain to all the people, it was to him that his brothers came. When they arrived, they bowed before him with their faces to the ground."

Genesis 42:6, CSB: "Joseph was in charge of the country; he sold grain to all its people. His brothers came and bowed down before him with their faces to the ground."

What does Genesis 42:6 mean? [⇑ See verse text ⇑]

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