Genesis 45:8 Commentary - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and GraphicsGod. Hebrew. ha Elohim (with definite article) for emphasis = the Triune God Himself.
made me. The Severus Codex reads "lent me". See App-34.
a father to Pharaoh. This is not the Hebrew Ab, "father"; but Ab en Perao is an Egyptian title of high office of state. See on Gen 41:43 = first minister of Pharaoh's household.
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