14 But Israel reached out his right hand and placed it on the head of Ephraim, who was the younger, and his left hand on Manasseh’s head, crossing his hands, although (A)Manasseh was the firstborn. 15 And he blessed Joseph, and said,

(B)The God before whom my fathers Abraham and Isaac walked,
(C)The God who has been my shepherd [a]all my life to this day,
16 (D)The angel who has redeemed me from all evil,
(E)Bless the boys;
And may my name [b]live on in them,
And the [c]names of my fathers Abraham and Isaac;
And (F)may they grow into a multitude in the midst of the earth.”

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  1. Genesis 48:15 Lit from the continuance of me
  2. Genesis 48:16 Lit be called
  3. Genesis 48:16 Lit name

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