Genesis 48:5 NIV

5 “Now then, your two sons born to you in Egypt before I came to you here will be reckoned as mine; Ephraim and Manasseh will be mine, just as Reuben and Simeon are mine.

References for Genesis 48:5

Study tools for Genesis 48:5

  • 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.