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Genesis 48:19 NIV

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. Nevertheless, his younger brother will be greater than he, and his descendants will become a group of nations.”

References for Genesis 48:19

Study tools for Genesis 48:19

  • a 48:3 - Hebrew "El-Shaddai"
  • b 48:7 - That is, Northwest Mesopotamia
  • c 48:20 - The Hebrew is singular.
  • d 48:21 - The Hebrew is plural.
  • e 48:21 - The Hebrew is plural.
  • f 48:21 - The Hebrew is plural.
  • g 48:22 - The Hebrew for "ridge of land" is identical with the place name Shechem.