And this is the blessing, wherewith Moses the man of Godblessed the children of Israelbefore his death.2
And he said , The LORDcame from Sinai, and rose up from Seir unto them; he shined forth from mountParan, and he came with ten thousands of saints: from his right hand went a fieryalaw for them.
3Yea, he loved the people; all his saints are in thy hand: and they sat down at thy feet; every one shall receive of thy words.4Mosescommanded us a law, even the inheritance of the congregation of Jacob.5
And he was king in Jeshurun, when the heads of the people and the tribes of Israel were gatheredtogether.6
Let Reubenlive , and not die ; and let not his men be few.7
And this is the blessing of Judah: and he said , Hear , LORD, the voice of Judah, and bring him unto his people: let his hands be sufficient for him; and be thou an help to him from his enemies.8
And of Levi he said , Let thy Thummim and thy Urim be with thy holyone, whom thou didst prove at Massah, and with whom thou didst strive at the waters of Meribah;9
Who said unto his father and to his mother, I have not seen him; neither did he acknowledge his brethren, nor knew his own children: for they have observed thy word, and kept thy covenant.10
They shall teachbJacob thy judgments, and Israel thy law: they shall putincensebefore thee, and whole burnt sacrifice upon thine altar.11Bless , LORD, his substance, and accept the work of his hands:smite through the loins of them that rise against him, and of them that hate him, that they risenotagain .
And of Benjamin he said , The beloved of the LORD shall dwell in safety by him; and the LORD shall cover him all the day long, and he shall dwell between his shoulders.13
And of Joseph he said , Blessed of the LORD be his land, for the precious things of heaven, for the dew, and for the deep that coucheth beneath ,
And for the preciousfruits brought forth by the sun, and for the precious things put forth by the moon,15
And for the chief things of the ancientmountains, and for the precious things of the lastinghills,16
And for the precious things of the earth and fulness thereof, and for the good will of him that dwelt in the bush: let the blessing come upon the head of Joseph, and upon the top of the head of him that was separated from his brethren.17
His glory is like the firstling of his bullock, and his horns are like the horns of unicorns:c with them he shall push the peopletogether to the ends of the earth: and they are the ten thousands of Ephraim, and they are the thousands of Manasseh.18
And of Zebulun he said , Rejoice , Zebulun, in thy going out ; and, Issachar, in thy tents.19
They shall call the people unto the mountain; there they shall offersacrifices of righteousness: for they shall suck of the abundance of the seas, and of treasureshid in the sand.20
And of Gad he said , Blessed be he that enlargethGad: he dwelleth as a lion, and teareth the armwith the crown of the head.21
And he provided the first part for himself, because there, in a portion of the lawgiver , was he seated ;d and he came with the heads of the people, he executed the justice of the LORD, and his judgments with Israel.22
And of Dan he said , Dan is a lion'swhelp: he shall leap from Bashan.23
And of Naphtali he said , O Naphtali,satisfied with favour, and full with the blessing of the LORD:possess thou the west and the south.24
And of Asher he said , Let Asher be blessed with children; let him be acceptable to his brethren, and let him dip his foot in oil.25
Thy shoese shall be iron and brass; and as thy days, so shall thy strength be.
There is none like unto the God of Jeshurun, who rideth upon the heaven in thy help, and in his excellency on the sky.27
The eternalGod is thy refuge, and underneath are the everlastingarms: and he shall thrust out the enemy from before thee; and shall say , Destroy them.
28Israel then shall dwell in safetyalone: the fountain of Jacob shall be upon a land of corn and wine; also his heavens shall drop downdew.29Happy art thou, O Israel: who is like unto thee, O peoplesaved by the LORD, the shield of thy help, and who is the sword of thy excellency! and thine enemies shall be found liars unto thee; and thou shalt tread upon their high places.