¶ Let [a]Reuben live, and not die, though his men be a small number.

¶ And thus he blessed Judah, and said, Hear, O Lord, the voice of Judah, and bring him unto his people: his hands shall be [b]sufficient for him, if thou help him against his enemies.

¶ And of Levi he said, Let thy (A)Thummim and thine Urim be with thine Holy one, whom thou didst prove in Massah, and didst cause him to strive at the waters of Meribah.

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Footnotes

  1. Deuteronomy 33:6 Reuben shall be one of the tribes of God’s people, though for his sin his honor be diminished, and his family but small.
  2. Deuteronomy 33:7 Signifying, that he should hardly obtain Jacob’s promises, Gen. 49:8.