Miketz: Egypt, the Promised Land

“See, I put you in charge of all the land of Egypt.” (Bereshit/Genesis 41:41)


Miketz, "at the end," involves getting the Children of Israel to Egypt so they can leave it again in 400 years. Or, at least, it STARTS to get them down there.

Jean-Adrien Guignet, "Joseph Interprets the Dream of Pharaoh"
Jean-Adrien Guignet, "Joseph Interprets the Dream of Pharaoh"

While Egypt will become the narrow place the Israelites must escape, right now, it's the breadbasket that saves everyone around it from starvation. Joseph has risen to a position of prominence by interpreti