Bible: Genesis 41:14-24

41:14 Then Pharaoh summoned 1  Joseph. So they brought him quickly out of the dungeon; he shaved himself, changed his clothes, and came before Pharaoh. 41:15 Pharaoh said to Joseph, “I had a dream, 2  and there is no one who can interpret 3  it. But I have heard about you, that 4  you can interpret dreams.” 5  41:16 Joseph replied to Pharaoh, “It is not within my power, 6  but God will speak concerning 7  the welfare of Pharaoh.” 8 

41:17 Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, “In my dream I was standing 9  by the edge of the Nile. 41:18 Then seven fat and fine-looking cows were coming up out of the Nile, and they grazed in the reeds. 10  41:19 Then 11  seven other cows came up after them; they were scrawny, very bad-looking, and lean. I had never seen such bad-looking cows 12  as these in all the land of Egypt! 41:20 The lean, bad-looking cows ate up the seven 13  fat cows. 41:21 When they had eaten them, 14  no one would have known 15  that they had done so, for they were just as bad-looking as before. Then I woke up. 41:22 I also saw in my dream 16  seven heads of grain growing on one stalk, full and good. 41:23 Then 17  seven heads of grain, withered and thin and burned with the east wind, were sprouting up after them. 41:24 The thin heads of grain swallowed up the seven good heads of grain. So I told all this 18  to the diviner-priests, but no one could tell me its meaning.” 19 

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