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Genesis 41:6 Commentary - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

east wind. In Egypt the prevailing winds are N. and S.: in Palestine E. and W. The wind here is the Ckamsin (Hebrew. kadim), which is southeast, and is a blighting wind. Hebrews had only the four quarters. Had it said here south, it would have meant nothing, but east conveys the nature of the wind, especially as evil was supposed to come from the east and good from the west, as in other countries.

Consult other comments:

Genesis 41:6 - Joseph Benson’s Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

Genesis 41:6 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

Genesis 41:6 - Adam Clarke's Commentary and Critical Notes on the Bible

Genesis 41:6 - Commentary on the Holy Bible by Thomas Coke

Genesis 41:6 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

Genesis 41:6 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

Genesis 41:6 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

Genesis 41:6 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

Genesis 41:6 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

Genesis 41:6 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Genesis 41:6 - Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics