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Genesis 41:56

56 When the famine had spread over the whole country, Joseph opened all the storehouses and sold grain to the Egyptians,g for the famineh was severe throughout Egypt.i

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Genesis 41:56 — English Standard Version (ESV)

56 So when the famine had spread over all the land, Joseph opened all the storehouses and sold to the Egyptians, for the famine was severe in the land of Egypt.

Genesis 41:56 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

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 of Egypt.

Genesis 41:56 — New Living Translation (NLT)

56 So with severe famine everywhere, Joseph opened up the storehouses and distributed grain to the Egyptians, for the famine was severe throughout the land of Egypt.

Genesis 41:56 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

56 The famine was over all the face of the earth, and Joseph opened all the storehouses and sold to the Egyptians. And the famine became severe in the land of Egypt.

Genesis 41:56 — New Century Version (NCV)

56 The hunger was everywhere in that part of the world. And Joseph opened the storehouses and sold grain to the people of Egypt, because the time of hunger became terrible in Egypt.

Genesis 41:56 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

56 And the famine was over all the face of the earth: and Joseph opened all the store-houses, and sold unto the Egyptians; and the famine was sore in the land of Egypt.

Genesis 41:56 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

56 And the famine was on all the earth. And Joseph opened every place in which there was provision, and sold grain to the Egyptians; and the famine was grievous in the land of Egypt.

Genesis 41:56 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

56 When the famine had spread all over the country, Joseph opened all the storehousesand sold grain to the Egyptians. He did this because the famine was severe in Egypt.

Genesis 41:56 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

56 Because the famine had spread across the whole country, Joseph opened up all the storehouses and sold grain to the Egyptians, for the famine was severe in the land of Egypt.

Genesis 41:56 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

56 And since the famine had spread over all the land, Joseph opened all the storehouses, and sold to the Egyptians, for the famine was severe in the land of Egypt.

Genesis 41:56 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

56 And the famine was over the whole land, and Joseph opened all the storehouses and sold food to the Egyptians. And the famine was severe in the land of Egypt.

Genesis 41:56 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

56 There wasn’t enough food anywhere in the country. So Joseph opened the storerooms. He sold grain to the Egyptians because people were very hungry all over Egypt.

Genesis 41:56 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

56 When the famine was spread over all the face of the earth, then Joseph opened all the storehouses, and sold to the Egyptians; and the famine was severe in the land of Egypt.