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Genesis 48:1 NLT

1 One day not long after this, word came to Joseph, “Your father is failing rapidly.” So Joseph went to visit his father, and he took with him his two sons, Manasseh and Ephraim.

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  • a 48:2 - Hebrew Israel; also in 48:8, 10, 11, 13, 14, 21 . See note on 35:21 .
  • b 48:3 - Hebrew El-Shaddai.
  • c 48:4 - Hebrew seed; also in 48:19 .
  • d 48:7 - Hebrew Paddan, referring to Paddan-aram; compare Gen 35:9 .
  • e 48:22 - Or an extra ridge of land. The meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain.