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Genesis 49:21-23 New King James Version (NKJV)

21 “Naphtali is a deer let loose;
He uses beautiful words.

22 “Joseph is a fruitful bough,
A fruitful bough by a well;
His branches run over the wall.
23 The archers have bitterly grieved him,
Shot at him and hated him.

New King James Version (NKJV)

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Genesis 49:21-23 New International Version (NIV)

21 “Naphtali is a doe set free
    that bears beautiful fawns.[a]

22 “Joseph is a fruitful vine,
    a fruitful vine near a spring,
    whose branches climb over a wall.[b]
23 With bitterness archers attacked him;
    they shot at him with hostility.

Footnotes:

  1. Genesis 49:21 Or free; / he utters beautiful words
  2. Genesis 49:22 Or Joseph is a wild colt, / a wild colt near a spring, / a wild donkey on a terraced hill
New International Version (NIV)

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