14 But Israel(A) reached out his right hand and put it on Ephraim’s head,(B) though he was the younger,(C) and crossing his arms, he put his left hand on Manasseh’s head, even though Manasseh was the firstborn.(D)

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19 But his father refused and said, “I know, my son, I know. He too will become a people, and he too will become great.(A) Nevertheless, his younger brother will be greater than he,(B) and his descendants will become a group of nations.(C)

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11 Yet, before the twins were born or had done anything good or bad(A)—in order that God’s purpose(B) in election might stand: 12 not by works but by him who calls—she was told, “The older will serve the younger.”[a](C)

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Footnotes

  1. Romans 9:12 Gen. 25:23