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“May Reuben live, and may he not die,
    and let his number not be few.”[a]
And he said this of Judah,[b]
“Hear, O Yahweh, the voice of Judah,
    and bring him to his people;
his own hands strive[c] for him,
    and may you be a help against[d] his foes.”
And of Levi he said,
    “Your Thummim and your Urim
are for your faithful one,[e]
    whom you tested at Massah;[f]
you contended with him
    at the waters of Meribah.

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  1. Deuteronomy 33:6 Literally “let he be his people of number”
  2. Deuteronomy 33:7 Literally “and this concerning/to Judah, and he said”
  3. Deuteronomy 33:7 Or “is/are great” on his behalf
  4. Deuteronomy 33:7 Literally “from”
  5. Deuteronomy 33:8 Literally “man, your faithful one”
  6. Deuteronomy 33:8 Literally “whom you tested him at Massah”