20 In Egypt, Manasseh(A) and Ephraim(B) were born to Joseph(C) by Asenath daughter of Potiphera, priest of On.[a](D)

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 46:20 That is, Heliopolis

Manasseh and Ephraim

48 Some time later Joseph was told, “Your father is ill.” So he took his two sons Manasseh and Ephraim(A) along with him.

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23 and saw the third generation(A) of Ephraim’s(B) children.(C) Also the children of Makir(D) son of Manasseh(E) were placed at birth on Joseph’s knees.[a](F)

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  1. Genesis 50:23 That is, were counted as his

34 From the descendants of Manasseh:(A)

All the men twenty years old or more who were able to serve in the army were listed by name, according to the records of their clans and families.

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17 In majesty he is like a firstborn bull;
    his horns(A) are the horns of a wild ox.(B)
With them he will gore(C) the nations,
    even those at the ends of the earth.
Such are the ten thousands of Ephraim;(D)
    such are the thousands of Manasseh.(E)

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12 The men of Reuben,(A) Gad(B) and the half-tribe of Manasseh(C) crossed over, ready for battle, in front of the Israelites,(D) as Moses had directed them.(E)

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17 This was the allotment for the tribe of Manasseh(A) as Joseph’s firstborn,(B) that is, for Makir,(C) Manasseh’s firstborn. Makir was the ancestor of the Gileadites, who had received Gilead(D) and Bashan(E) because the Makirites were great soldiers.

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Manasseh

14 The descendants of Manasseh:(A)

Asriel was his descendant through his Aramean concubine. She gave birth to Makir the father of Gilead.(B)

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