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  •         Genesis  48:1    
    And it came to pass af... ... Manasseh and Ephraim.
    And it came to pass after these things, that one told Joseph, Behold, thy father is sick: and he took with him his two sons, Manasseh and Ephraim.
  •         Genesis  48:2    
    And one told Jacob, an... ... and sat upon the bed.
    And one told Jacob, and said, Behold, thy son Joseph cometh unto thee: and Israel strengthened himself, and sat upon the bed.
  •         Genesis  48:3    
    And Jacob said unto Jo... ...anaan, and blessed me,
    And Jacob said unto Joseph, God Almighty appeared unto me at Luz in the land of Canaan, and blessed me,
  •         Genesis  48:4    
    And said unto me, Beho... ...verlasting possession.
    And said unto me, Behold, I will make thee fruitful, and multiply thee, and I will make of thee a multitude of people; and will give this land to thy seed after thee for an everlasting possession.
  •         Genesis  48:5    
    And now thy two sons, ... ...n, they shall be mine.
    And now thy two sons, Ephraim and Manasseh, which were born unto thee in the land of Egypt before I came unto thee into Egypt, are mine; as Reuben and Simeon, they shall be mine.
  •         Genesis  48:6    
    And thy issue, which t... ... in their inheritance.
    And thy issue, which thou begettest after them, shall be thine, and shall be called after the name of their brethren in their inheritance.
  •         Genesis  48:7    
    And as for me, when I ... ...the same is Bethlehem.
    And as for me, when I came from Padan, Rachel died by me in the land of Canaan in the way, when yet there was but a little way to come unto Ephrath: and I buried her there in the way of Ephrath; the same is Bethlehem.
  •         Genesis  48:8    
    And Israel beheld Jose... ...d said, Who are these?
    And Israel beheld Joseph's sons, and said, Who are these?
  •         Genesis  48:9    
    And Joseph said unto h... ...and I will bless them.
    And Joseph said unto his father, They are my sons, whom God hath given me in this place. And he said, Bring them, I pray thee, unto me, and I will bless them.
  •         Genesis  48:10   
    Now the eyes of Israel... ...em, and embraced them.
    Now the eyes of Israel were dim for age, so that he could not see. And he brought them near unto him; and he kissed them, and embraced them.
  •         Genesis  48:11   
    And Israel said unto J... ...ewed me also thy seed.
    And Israel said unto Joseph, I had not thought to see thy face: and, lo, God hath shewed me also thy seed.
  •         Genesis  48:12   
    And Joseph brought the... ...his face to the earth.
    And Joseph brought them out from between his knees, and he bowed himself with his face to the earth.
  •         Genesis  48:13   
    And Joseph took them b... them near unto him.
    And Joseph took them both, Ephraim in his right hand toward Israel's left hand, and Manasseh in his left hand toward Israel's right hand, and brought them near unto him.
  •         Genesis  48:14   
    And Israel stretched o... ...seh was the firstborn.
    And Israel stretched out his right hand, and laid it upon Ephraim's head, who was the younger, and his left hand upon Manasseh's head, guiding his hands wittingly; for Manasseh was the firstborn.
  •         Genesis  48:15   
    And he blessed Joseph,... ...fe long unto this day,
    And he blessed Joseph, and said, God, before whom my fathers Abraham and Isaac did walk, the God which fed me all my life long unto this day,
  •         Genesis  48:16   
    The Angel which redeem... ...he midst of the earth.
    The Angel which redeemed me from all evil, bless the lads; and let my name be named on them, and the name of my fathers Abraham and Isaac; and let them grow into a multitude in the midst of the earth.
  •         Genesis  48:17   
    And when Joseph saw th... ... unto Manasseh's head.
    And when Joseph saw that his father laid his right hand upon the head of Ephraim, it displeased him: and he held up his father's hand, to remove it from Ephraim's head unto Manasseh's head.
  •         Genesis  48:18   
    And Joseph said unto h... hand upon his head.
    And Joseph said unto his father, Not so, my father: for this is the firstborn; put thy right hand upon his head.
  •         Genesis  48:19   
    And his father refused... ... multitude of nations.
    And his father refused, and said, I know it, my son, I know it: he also shall become a people, and he also shall be great: but truly his younger brother shall be greater than he, and his seed shall become a multitude of nations.
  •         Genesis  48:20   
    And he blessed them th... ...hraim before Manasseh.
    And he blessed them that day, saying, In thee shall Israel bless, saying, God make thee as Ephraim and as Manasseh: and he set Ephraim before Manasseh.
  •         Genesis  48:21   
    And Israel said unto J... ... land of your fathers.
    And Israel said unto Joseph, Behold, I die: but God shall be with you, and bring you again unto the land of your fathers.
  •         Genesis  48:22   
    Moreover I have given ... ...sword and with my bow.
    Moreover I have given to thee one portion above thy brethren, which I took out of the hand of the Amorite with my sword and with my bow.