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Genesis 40:12

    Genesis 40:12 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And Joseph said unto him, This is the interpretation of it: The three branches are three days:

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And Joseph said to him, This is the interpretation of it: The three branches are three days:

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Joseph said unto him, This is the interpretation of it: the three branches are three days;

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Then Joseph said, This is the sense of your dream: the three branches are three days;

    Webster's Revision

    And Joseph said unto him, This is the interpretation of it: the three branches are three days;

    World English Bible

    Joseph said to him, "This is its interpretation: the three branches are three days.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And Joseph said unto him, This is the interpretation of it: the three branches are three days;

    Clarke's Commentary on Genesis 40:12

    The three branches are three days - That is, The three branches signify three days; so, this Is my body, that is, this bread signifies or represents my body; this cup is my blood, Represents my blood; a form of speech frequently used in the sacred writings, for the Hebrew has no proper word by which our terms signifies, represents, etc., are expressed; therefore it says such a thing Is, for represents, points out, etc. And because several of our ancestors would understand such words in their true, genuine, critical, and sole meaning, Queen Mary, Bishops Gardiner, Bonner, and the rest of that demoniacal crew, reduced them to ashes in Smithfield and elsewhere!