Genesis 48:1-6 NRS

1 After this Joseph was told, "Your father is ill." So he took with him his two sons, Manasseh and Ephraim.
2 When Jacob was told, "Your son Joseph has come to you," he a summoned his strength and sat up in bed.

References for Genesis 48:2

    • Ē 48:2 - Heb [Israel]
      3 And Jacob said to Joseph, "God Almighty b appeared to me at Luz in the land of Canaan, and he blessed me,

      References for Genesis 48:3

        • ē 48:3 - Traditional rendering of Heb [El Shaddai]
          4 and said to me, "I am going to make you fruitful and increase your numbers; I will make of you a company of peoples, and will give this land to your offspring after you for a perpetual holding.'
          5 Therefore your two sons, who were born to you in the land of Egypt before I came to you in Egypt, are now mine; Ephraim and Manasseh shall be mine, just as Reuben and Simeon are.
          6 As for the offspring born to you after them, they shall be yours. They shall be recorded under the names of their brothers with regard to their inheritance.