Genesis 48:17

Overview - Genesis 48
Joseph with his sons visits his sick father.
Jacob strengthens himself to bless them.
He repeats God's promise.
He takes Ephraim and Manasseh as his own sons.
He tells Joseph of his mother's grave.
He blesses Ephraim and Manasseh.
17 He prefers the younger before the elder.
21 He prophesies their return to Canaan.
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Genesis 48:17  (King James Version)
And when Joseph saw that his father laid his right hand upon the head of Ephraim, it displeased him: and he held up his father's hand, to remove it from Ephraim's head unto Manasseh's head.

laid his

displeased him
Hebrew was evil in his eyes.
28:8 38:10 Numbers 11:1 ; 22:34 *marg:
1 Samuel 16:7 ; 1 Kings 16:25 ; 1 Chronicles 21:7 ; Proverbs 24:18 ; Romans 9:7 Romans 9:8 Romans 9:11