Joseph had his wishes raised and then apparently destroyed many times. He still recognized that God was working. He gets married to the daughter of the Pharaoh and has two sons Manasseh-God causes to overlook and Ephraim means productivity, In core, forgetfulness of the bad and fruitfulness.
Regional abundance and regional scarcity-7 years of abundance-Each year there is more and more. They have so much food and grain that they stop counting. Seven years of famine-Joseph is about 40 years old. Each year the food crisis gets worse and worse. Joseph brings in the storehouses. Now he is praised by the people too.