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Genesis 41:43 Commentary - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

they. Some codices, with Samaritan Pentateuch, Septuagint, and Syriac, read "one".

Bow the knee. This is not Hebrew "tender father", as Authorized Version margin, but Egyptian. Abrek = bend or bow the knee. See Gen 41:40 above, and Psa 2:12. Compare Gen 45:8, and Joh 8:8 in Coptic NT. ("stooped down"). A command still used in Egypt to make camels kneel ("Abrok"). According to Sayce, Abrek is a Sumerian title = -"The Seer". This would demand prostration.

Consult other comments:

Genesis 41:43 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

Genesis 41:43 - Adam Clarke's Commentary and Critical Notes on the Bible

Genesis 41:43 - Commentary on the Holy Bible by Thomas Coke

Genesis 41:43 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

Genesis 41:43 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

Genesis 41:43 - Geneva Bible Notes

Genesis 41:43 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

Genesis 41:43 - Hawker's Poor Man's Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

Genesis 41:43 - Jamieson, Fausset and Brown's Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

Genesis 41:43 - Keil & Delitzsch Commentary on the Old Testament

Genesis 41:43 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

Genesis 41:43 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

Genesis 41:43 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Genesis 41:43 - Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics