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732 B

He gathered up ... He put

Here "He" stands for Joseph's servants. AT: "Joseph ordered his servants to gather ... They put" (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/figs-synecdoche)

Joseph stored up grain like the sand of the sea

This compares the grain to the sand of sea to emphasize its great quantity. AT: "The grain that Joseph stored was as plentiful as the sand on the seashore" (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/figs-metaphor)

Joseph stored up ... he stopped

Here "Joseph" and "he" stand for Joseph's servants. AT: "Joseph had his servants store up ... they stopped" (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/figs-synecdoche)


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  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/other/grain