Genesis 48:3

3 And Jacob said to Joseph, 1"God Almighty[a] appeared to me at 2Luz in the land of Canaan and blessed me,

Genesis 48:3 In-Context

1 After this, Joseph was told, "Behold, your father is ill." So he took with him his two sons, Manasseh and Ephraim.
2 And it was told to Jacob, "Your son Joseph has come to you." Then Israel summoned his strength and sat up in bed.
3 And Jacob said to Joseph, "God Almighty appeared to me at Luz in the land of Canaan and blessed me,
4 and said to me, 'Behold, I will make you fruitful and multiply you, and I will make of you a company of peoples and will give this land to your offspring after you for an everlasting possession.'
5 And now your two sons, who were born to you in the land of Egypt before I came to you in Egypt, are mine; Ephraim and Manasseh shall be mine, as Reuben and Simeon are.

Cross References 2

  • 1. See Genesis 17:1
  • 2. Genesis 28:13, 19; Genesis 35:6, 9

Footnotes 1

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