22 “Joseph(A) is a fruitful vine,(B)
    a fruitful vine near a spring,
    whose branches(C) climb over a wall.[a]
23 With bitterness archers attacked him;(D)
    they shot at him with hostility.(E)
24 But his bow remained steady,(F)
    his strong arms(G) stayed[b] limber,
because of the hand of the Mighty One of Jacob,(H)
    because of the Shepherd,(I) the Rock of Israel,(J)
25 because of your father’s God,(K) who helps(L) you,
    because of the Almighty,[c](M) who blesses you
with blessings of the skies above,
    blessings of the deep springs below,(N)
    blessings of the breast(O) and womb.(P)
26 Your father’s blessings are greater
    than the blessings of the ancient mountains,
    than[d] the bounty of the age-old hills.(Q)
Let all these rest on the head of Joseph,(R)
    on the brow of the prince among[e] his brothers.(S)

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  1. Genesis 49:22 Or Joseph is a wild colt, / a wild colt near a spring, / a wild donkey on a terraced hill
  2. Genesis 49:24 Or archers will attack … will shoot … will remain … will stay
  3. Genesis 49:25 Hebrew Shaddai
  4. Genesis 49:26 Or of my progenitors, / as great as
  5. Genesis 49:26 Or of the one separated from

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