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Genesis 49:4

Overview - Genesis 49
Jacob calls his sons to bless them.
Their blessing in particular.
29 He charges them about his burial.
33 He dies.
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Genesis 49:4  (King James Version)
Unstable as water, thou shalt not excel; because thou wentest up to thy father's bed; then defiledst thou it: he went up to my couch.
 


Unstable
James 1:6-8 ; 2 Peter 2:14 ; 3:16

thou shalt not excel
Hebrew do not thou excel.
46:8 Numbers 32:1-42 ; Deuteronomy 33:6

because
35:22 Deuteronomy 5:21 ; 27:20 1 Chronicles 5:1 ; 1 Corinthians 5:1

he went up to my couch
or, my couch is gone.
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