Genesis 48:3

3 Jacob said to Joseph, “God Almightya appeared to me at Luz in the land of Canaan, and there he blessed me

Read Genesis 48:3 Using Other Translations

And Jacob said unto Joseph, God Almighty appeared unto me at Luz in the land of Canaan, and blessed me,
And Jacob said to Joseph, "God Almighty appeared to me at Luz in the land of Canaan and blessed me,
Jacob said to Joseph, “God Almighty appeared to me at Luz in the land of Canaan and blessed me.

What does Genesis 48:3 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Genesis 48:3

And Jacob said unto Joseph
Being come into his bedchamber, and sitting by him, or standing before him: God Almighty appeared unto at Luz in the land of Canaan;
the same with Bethel, where God appeared, both at his going to Padanaram, and at his return from thence, ( Genesis 28:11-19 ) ( 35:6-12 ) ; which of those times is here referred to is not certain; very likely he refers to them both, since the same promises were made to him at both times, as after mentioned: and blessed me;
promised he would bless him, both with temporal and spiritual blessings, as he did as follows.

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