Randal L. Ross
First Assembly


GEN. 41:15-ff
15 Pharaoh said to Joseph, "I had a dream, and no one can interpret it. But I have heard it
said of you that
when you hear a dream you can interpret it." 16 "I cannot do it," Joseph replied to
Pharaoh, "but God will
give Pharaoh the answer he desires."17 Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, "In my dream I was
standing on the
bank of the Nile,18 when out of the river there came up seven cows, fat and sleek, and
they grazed among
the reeds.19 After them, seven other cows came up--scrawny and very ugly and lean. I
had never seen such
ugly cows in all the land of Egypt.20 The lean, ugly cows ate up the seven fat cows that
came up first.21
But even after they ate them, no one could tell that they had done so; they looked just as
ugly as before.
Then I woke up.22 "In my dreams I also saw seven heads of grain, full and good,
growing on a single
stalk.23 After them, seven other heads sprouted--withered and thin and scorched by the
east wind.
24 The thin heads of grain swallowed up the seven good heads. I told this to the
magicians, but none could
explain it to me."25 Then Joseph said to Pharaoh, "The dreams of Pharaoh are one and
the same. God has
revealed to Pharaoh what he is about to do. 26 The seven good cows are seven years, and
the seven good
heads of grain are seven years; it is one and the same dream.27 The seven lean, ugly
cows that came up
afterward are seven years, and so are the seven worthless heads of grain scorched by the
east wind: They
are seven years of famine. 28 "It is just as I said to Pharaoh: God has shown Pharaoh
what he is about to
do.29 Seven years of great abundance are coming throughout the land of Egypt,30 but
seven years of
famine will follow them. Then all the abundance in Egypt will be forgotten, and the
famine will ravage the
land. 31 The abundance in the land will not be rem ...

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