Genesis 49:1 DBY

1 And Jacob called his sons, and said, Gather yourselves together, and I will tell you what will befall you at the end of days.

Study tools for Genesis 49:1

  • a 49:5 - The sense of the Hebrew word is doubtful.
  • b 49:6 - Or 'company' as ch. 28.3.
  • c 49:6 - Some read 'pulled down a wall.'
  • d 49:8 - Paronomasia, yehudah yoduca; Judah and praise: see ch. 29.35.
  • e 49:10 - Or 'the staff [of the tribe].'
  • f 49:10 - Or 'sceptre' or 'staff of command:' see Num. 21.18.
  • g 49:10 - Many take it as 'gathering.'
  • h 49:12 - Or 'dull.'
  • i 49:14 - As 'sheepfolds,' Jud. 5.16.
  • j 49:16 - Paronomasia, Dan yadin; Dan and judge: see ch. 30.6.
  • k 49:19 - Or 'rush [on them] at the end.' Paronomasia; Gad gedud yegudennu; Gad and troops.
  • l 49:22 - Lit. 'son of a fruitful tree.'
  • m 49:22 - Lit. 'daughters.'
  • n 49:24 - Or 'strong.'
  • o 49:26 - Or 'parents.'
  • p 49:26 - Heb.'Nazarite:' others, 'crowned [among].'