Polish language series: Rdz 50, śmierć Józefa

The fiftieth and final chapter of the book of Genesis tells of the burial of Jacob (pogrzeb Jakuba, burial of Jacob) and death of his son Joseph (śmierć Józefa, death of Joseph). Also from the subject headings: bracia proszą Józefa o przebaczenie (Joseph’s brothers ask him for forgiveness [the brothers ask Joseph for forgiveness]). Learn or review: pogrzeb (m., burial, funeral); śmierć (f., death); prosić … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 50, śmierć Józefa

Polish language series: Rdz 49, śmierć Jakuba

It is in the forty-ninth chapter of the book of Genesis that Jacob dies. From the subject lines: Jakub błogosławi swoich synów (Jacob blesses his sons); śmierć i pogrzeb Jakuba (death and burial of Jacob). If you are arriving on this site for the first time, begin your study of the Polish language here. Read Rdz 49 To read the Polish text of the Bible … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 49, śmierć Jakuba

Polish language series: Rdz 48, Efraim i Manasses

The forty-eighth chapter of the book of Genesis tells of Ephraim and Manasseh: Efraim i Manasses. If you are arriving on this site for the first time, begin your study of the Polish language here. Read Rdz 48 To read the Polish text of the Bible associated with the notes below or listen to its audio, visit Biblia Tysiąclecia and consult Rdz 48. An archived version … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 48, Efraim i Manasses

Polish language series: Rdz 47, rządy Józefa w Egipcie

The subjects of which the forty-seventh chapter of the book of Genesis treats are: rządy Józefa w Egipcie w latach głodu (the reign of Joseph in Egypt in the years of the famine); Jakub i synowie Józefa (Jacob and the sons of Joseph). The plural rządy can be understood as meaning reign, rule; its singular form is the masculine rząd. If you are arriving on … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 47, rządy Józefa w Egipcie

Polish language series: Rdz 46, rodzina Jakuba w Egipcie

The forty-sixth chapter of the book of Genesis tells of: osiedlenie się rodziny Jakuba w Egipcie (settlement of Jacob’s family in Egypt). The perfective osiedlić się means to settle. If you are arriving on this site for the first time, begin your study of the Polish language here. Read Rdz 46 To read the Polish text of the Bible associated with the notes below or … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 46, rodzina Jakuba w Egipcie

Polish language series: Rdz 45, Józef daje się poznać braciom

In the forty-fifth chapter of the book of Genesis, Joseph makes himself known to his brothers: Józef daje się poznać braciom. Review: dawać się (impf., to give oneself, to yield); poznać (pf., to recognise, to know). Dać się poznać (perfective) and dawać się poznać (imperfective) can be taken as meaning to make oneself known. If you are arriving on this site for the first time, … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 45, Józef daje się poznać braciom

Polish language series: Rdz 44, srebrny puchar

From the heading of the forty-fourth chapter of the book of Genesis: Józef poddaje braci ostatniej próbie (Joseph puts his brothers to the final test). Learn or review: poddawać (impf., to put, to surrender); ostatni (last, final); próba (f., test, trial). If you are arriving on this site for the first time, begin your study of the Polish language here. Read Rdz 44 To read … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 44, srebrny puchar

Polish language series: Rdz 43, Józef ucztuje z braćmi

In the forty-third chapter of the book of Genesis, Joseph feasts with his brothers: Józef ucztuje z braćmi. The imperfective verb ucztować means to feast. If you are arriving on this site for the first time, begin your study of the Polish language here. Read Rdz 43 To read the Polish text of the Bible associated with the notes below or listen to its audio, … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 43, Józef ucztuje z braćmi

Polish language series: Rdz 42, przybycie braci Józefa

The forty-second chapter of the book of Genesis tells of the arrival of Joseph’s brothers in Egypt: przybycie braci Józefa do Egiptu. The neuter przybycie means arrival. If you are arriving on this site for the first time, begin your study of the Polish language here. Read Rdz 42 To read the Polish text of the Bible associated with the notes below or listen to … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 42, przybycie braci Józefa

Polish language series: Rdz 41, wywyższenie Józefa

The forty-first chapter of the book of Genesis tells of the exaltation of Joseph: wywyższenie Józefa. If you are arriving on this site for the first time, begin your study of the Polish language here. Read Rdz 41 To read the Polish text of the Bible associated with the notes below or listen to its audio, visit Biblia Tysiąclecia and consult Rdz 41. An archived version … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 41, wywyższenie Józefa