Genesis 47:3 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]

Genesis 47:3, NIV: "Pharaoh asked the brothers, 'What is your occupation?' 'Your servants are shepherds,' they replied to Pharaoh, 'just as our fathers were.'"

Genesis 47:3, ESV: "Pharaoh said to his brothers, “What is your occupation?” And they said to Pharaoh, “Your servants are shepherds, as our fathers were.”"

Genesis 47:3, KJV: "And Pharaoh said unto his brethren, What is your occupation? And they said unto Pharaoh, Thy servants are shepherds, both we, and also our fathers."

Genesis 47:3, NASB: "Then Pharaoh said to his brothers, 'What is your occupation?' So they said to Pharaoh, 'Your servants are shepherds, both we and our fathers.'"

Genesis 47:3, NLT: "And Pharaoh asked the brothers, 'What is your occupation?' They replied, 'We, your servants, are shepherds, just like our ancestors."

Genesis 47:3, CSB: "And Pharaoh asked his brothers, "What is your occupation?" They said to Pharaoh, "Your servants, both we and our fathers, are shepherds.""

What does Genesis 47:3 mean? [⇑ See verse text ⇑]

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