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Genesis 49

JUB 1 And Jacob called unto his sons and said, Gather yourselves together that I may tell you <em>that</em> which shall befall you in the last days. NIV 1 Then Jacob called for his sons and said: “Gather around so I can tell you what will happen to you in days to come. JUB 2 Gather yourselves together and hear, ye sons of Jacob, and hearken unto Israel your father. NIV 2 “Assemble and listen, sons of Jacob; listen to your father Israel. JUB 3 Reuben, thou <em>art</em> my firstborn, my might, and the beginning of my strength, principal in dignity, and the principal in power. NIV 3 “Reuben, you are my firstborn, my might, the first sign of my strength, excelling in honor, excelling in power. JUB 4 Unstable as water, thou shalt not be principal because thou didst go up to thy father’s bed; then thou became defiled, going up to my couch. NIV 4 Turbulent as the waters, you will no longer excel, for you went up onto your father’s bed, onto my couch and defiled it. JUB 5 Simeon and Levi <em>are</em> brethren; instruments of injustice are their weapons. NIV 5 “Simeon and Levi are brothers— their swords are weapons of violence. JUB 6 Let my soul not enter into their secret; nor let my honour join their assembly; for in their anger they slew a man, and in their own will they dug down a wall. NIV 6 Let me not enter their council, let me not join their assembly, for they have killed men in their anger and hamstrung oxen as they pleased. JUB 7 Cursed <em>be</em> their anger, which <em>is</em> strong, and their wrath, which is hard; I will divide them in Jacob and scatter them in Israel. NIV 7 Cursed be their anger, so fierce, and their fury, so cruel! I will scatter them in Jacob and disperse them in Israel. JUB 8 Judah, thou <em>art he</em> whom thy brethren shall praise; thy hand <em>shall be</em> on the neck of thine enemies; thy father’s sons shall bow down before thee. NIV 8 “Judah, your brothers will praise you; your hand will be on the neck of your enemies; your father’s sons will bow down to you. JUB 9 Judah <em>is</em> a lion’s whelp; from the prey, my son, thou art gone up; he stooped down, he couched as a lion and as an <em>old</em> lion; who shall rouse him up? NIV 9 You are a lion’s cub, Judah; you return from the prey, my son. Like a lion he crouches and lies down, like a lioness—who dares to rouse him? JUB 10 The sceptre shall not be taken from Judah, nor the lawgiver from between his feet until Shiloh comes; and unto him shall the gathering of the people <em>be</em>. NIV 10 The scepter will not depart from Judah, nor the ruler’s staff from between his feet,until he to whom it belongs shall come and the obedience of the nations shall be his. JUB 11 Binding his foal unto the vine and his ass’s colt unto the choice roots; he washed his garments in wine and his covering in the blood of grapes; NIV 11 He will tether his donkey to a vine, his colt to the choicest branch; he will wash his garments in wine, his robes in the blood of grapes. JUB 12 His eyes red with wine, and his teeth white with milk. NIV 12 His eyes will be darker than wine, his teeth whiter than milk. JUB 13 Zebulun shall dwell at the port of the sea; and he <em>shall be</em> for a port of ships; and his border <em>shall be</em> unto Zidon. NIV 13 “Zebulun will live by the seashore and become a haven for ships; his border will extend toward Sidon. JUB 14 Issachar <em>is</em> a strong ass couching down between two burdens; NIV 14 “Issachar is a rawboned donkey lying down among the sheep pens. JUB 15 and he saw that rest <em>was</em> good and the land that <em>it was</em> pleasant and bowed his shoulder to bear and became a servant unto tribute. NIV 15 When he sees how good is his resting place and how pleasant is his land, he will bend his shoulder to the burden and submit to forced labor. JUB 16 Dan shall judge his people, as one of the tribes of Israel. NIV 16 “Dan will provide justice for his people as one of the tribes of Israel. JUB 17 Dan shall be a serpent by the way, an adder in the path, that bites the horse heels, so that his rider shall fall backward. NIV 17 Dan will be a snake by the roadside, a viper along the path, that bites the horse’s heels so that its rider tumbles backward. JUB 18 I have waited for thy saving health, O LORD. NIV 18 “I look for your deliverance, LORD. JUB 19 Gad, an army shall invade him, but he shall invade at the last. NIV 19 “Gad will be attacked by a band of raiders, but he will attack them at their heels. JUB 20 Out of Asher his bread <em>shall be</em> fat, and he shall yield delight unto the king. NIV 20 “Asher’s food will be rich; he will provide delicacies fit for a king. JUB 21 Naphtali <em>is</em> a hind let loose, who shall give forth a good word. NIV 21 “Naphtali is a doe set free that bears beautiful fawns. JUB 22 Joseph <em>is</em> a fruitful bough, <em>even</em> a fruitful bough by a fountain, <em>whose</em> daughters run over the wall. NIV 22 “Joseph is a fruitful vine, a fruitful vine near a spring, whose branches climb over a wall. JUB 23 The arches have sorely grieved him and shot at <em>him</em> and hated him; NIV 23 With bitterness archers attacked him; they shot at him with hostility. JUB 24 but his bow abode in strength, and the arms of his hands were made strong by the hands of the Mighty <em>one</em> of Jacob; from there did the stone of Israel shepherd, NIV 24 But his bow remained steady, his strong arms stayed limber, because of the hand of the Mighty One of Jacob, because of the Shepherd, the Rock of Israel, JUB 25 by the God of thy father, who shall help thee, and by the Almighty, who shall bless thee with blessings of the heavens above, with blessings of the deep that lies under, with blessings of the breasts and of the womb. NIV 25 because of your father’s God, who helps you, because of the Almighty, who blesses you with blessings of the skies above, blessings of the deep springs below, blessings of the breast and womb. JUB 26 The blessings of thy father were greater than the blessings of my progenitors; unto the borders of the eternal hills they shall be upon the head of Joseph and on the crown of the Nazarite of his brethren. NIV 26 Your father’s blessings are greater than the blessings of the ancient mountains, than the bounty of the age-old hills. Let all these rest on the head of Joseph, on the brow of the prince among his brothers. JUB 27 Benjamin, ravening wolf: in the morning he shall devour the prey, and in the evening he shall divide the spoil. NIV 27 “Benjamin is a ravenous wolf; in the morning he devours the prey, in the evening he divides the plunder.” JUB 28 All these <em>were</em> the twelve tribes of Israel, and this <em>is</em> what their father spoke unto them and blessed them; each one according to his blessing he blessed them. NIV 28 All these are the twelve tribes of Israel, and this is what their father said to them when he blessed them, giving each the blessing appropriate to him. JUB 29 And he charged them and said unto them, I am to be gathered unto my people; bury me with my fathers in the cave that <em>is</em> in the field of Ephron, the Hittite, NIV 29 Then he gave them these instructions: “I am about to be gathered to my people. Bury me with my fathers in the cave in the field of Ephron the Hittite, JUB 30 in the cave that <em>is</em> in the field of Machpelah, which <em>is</em> before Mamre, in the land of Canaan, which Abraham bought with the field of Ephron, the Hittite for a possession of a buryingplace. NIV 30 the cave in the field of Machpelah, near Mamre in Canaan, which Abraham bought along with the field as a burial place from Ephron the Hittite. JUB 31 There they buried Abraham and Sarah, his wife; there they buried Isaac and Rebekah, his wife; and there I buried Leah. NIV 31 There Abraham and his wife Sarah were buried, there Isaac and his wife Rebekah were buried, and there I buried Leah. JUB 32 The purchase of the field and of the cave that <em>is</em> therein <em>was</em> from the sons of Heth. NIV 32 The field and the cave in it were bought from the Hittites. ” JUB 33 And when Jacob had made an end of commanding his sons, he gathered up his feet into the bed and expired and was gathered unto his people. NIV 33 When Jacob had finished giving instructions to his sons, he drew his feet up into the bed, breathed his last and was gathered to his people.

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