Genesis 49:1 ESV

Jacob Blesses His Sons

1 1Then Jacob called his sons and said, "Gather yourselves together, that I may tell you what shall happen to you 2in days to come.

References for Genesis 49:1

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  • a 49:10 - By a slight revocalization; a slight emendation yields (compare Septuagint, Syriac, Targum) until he comes to whom it belongs; Hebrew until Shiloh comes, or until he comes to Shiloh
  • b 49:14 - Or between its saddlebags
  • c 49:19 - Gad sounds like the Hebrew for raiders and raid
  • d 49:21 - Or he gives beautiful words, or that bears fawns of the fold
  • e 49:22 - Or Joseph is a wild donkey, a wild donkey beside a spring, his wild colts beside the wall
  • f 49:24 - Hebrew the arms of his hands
  • g 49:24 - Or by the name of the Shepherd
  • h 49:25 - Hebrew Shaddai
  • i 49:26 - A slight emendation yields (compare Septuagint) the blessings of the eternal mountains, the bounties of the everlasting hills