Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

The firstling of his herd, majesty is his. And his horns are the horns of the wild-ox. With them he shall push the peoples, all of them, [even] the ends of the earth. And they are the ten thousands of Ephraim, and they are the thou

New American Standard Bible

“As the firstborn of his ox, majesty is his,
And his horns are the horns of the wild ox;
With them he will push the peoples,
All at once, to the ends of the earth.
And those are the ten thousands of Ephraim,
And those are the thousands of Manasseh.”

King James Version

His glory is like the firstling of his bullock, and his horns are like the horns of unicorns: with them he shall push the people together to the ends of the earth: and they are the ten thousands of Ephraim, and they are the thousands of Manasseh.

Holman Bible

His firstborn bull has splendor,
and horns like those of a wild ox;
he gores all the peoples with them
to the ends of the earth.
Such are the ten thousands of Ephraim,
and such are the thousands of Manasseh.

International Standard Version

May the firstborn of his bull be honorable to him, and may his horns be those of a wild ox. With them may he push people all together, to the ends of the earth. These are the myriads of Ephraim and the thousands of Manasseh."

American Standard Version

The firstling of his herd, majesty is his; And his horns are the horns of the wild-ox: With them he shall push the peoples all of them, even the ends of the earth: And they are the ten thousands of Ephraim, And they are the thousands of Manasseh.

Amplified

Like a firstling young bull his majesty is, and his horns like the horns of the wild ox; with them he shall push the peoples, all of them, to the ends of the earth. And they are the ten thousands of Ephraim, and they are the thousands of Manasseh.

Bible in Basic English

He is a young ox, glory is his; his horns are the horns of the mountain ox, with which all peoples will be wounded, even to the ends of the earth: they are the ten thousands of Ephraim and the thousands of Manasseh.

Darby Translation

His majesty is as the firstling of his ox; And his horns are as the horns of a buffalo. With them shall he push the peoples Together to the ends of the earth. These are the myriads of Ephraim, And these are the thousands of Manasseh.

Julia Smith Translation

The honor to him the first-born of the bullock, his horns the horns of the unicorn: with them he will thrust the peoples together to the extremity of the earth: these the ten thousands of Ephraim, and these the thousands of Manasseh

King James 2000

His glory is like the firstling of his bullock, and his horns are like the horns of a wild ox: with them he shall push the people together to the ends of the earth: and they are the ten thousands of Ephraim, and they are the thousands of Manasseh.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[As] the firstborn of his ox, majesty {belongs to him}, and his horns [are] [the] horns of a wild ox; with them he drives people together, and they [are] the myriads of Ephraim, and they [are] the thousands of Manasseh."

Modern King James verseion

His glory is like the first-born of his bull, and his horns are like the horns of the wild ox. With them he shall push the people together to the ends of the earth. And they are the ten thousands of Ephraim, and they are the thousands of Manasseh.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

His beauty is as a firstborn ox and his horns as the horns of an unicorn. And with them he shall push the nations together, even unto the ends of the world. These are the many thousands of Ephraim and the thousands of Manasseh."

NET Bible

May the firstborn of his bull bring him honor, and may his horns be those of a wild ox; with them may he gore all peoples, all the far reaches of the earth. They are the ten thousands of Ephraim, and they are the thousands of Manasseh.

New Heart English Bible

The firstborn of his herd, majesty is his. His horns are the horns of the wild ox. With them he shall push all of the peoples, to the ends of the earth: They are the ten thousands of Ephraim. They are the thousands of Manasseh."

The Emphasized Bible

His firstborn ox, be an honour to him. And the horns of a buffalo, be his horns, With them, let him thrust, peoples, All at once, to the ends of the earth, - Yea, with these, the myriads of Ephraim, And, with those, the thousands of Manasseh.

Webster

His glory is like the firstling of his bullock, and his horns are like the horns of unicorns: with them he shall push the people together to the ends of the earth: and they are the ten thousands of Ephraim, and they are the thousands of Manasseh.

World English Bible

The firstborn of his herd, majesty is his. His horns are the horns of the wild ox. With them he shall push the peoples all of them, [even] the ends of the earth: They are the ten thousands of Ephraim. They are the thousands of Manasseh."

Youngs Literal Translation

His honour is a firstling of his ox, And his horns are horns of a reem; By them peoples he doth push together To the ends of earth; And they are the myriads of Ephraim, And they are the thousands of Manasseh.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
is like the firstling
בּכור 
B@kowr 
Usage: 117

שׁור 
Showr 
ox, bullock, cow, bull, wall
Usage: 78

and his horns
קרן 
Qeren 
Usage: 76

are like the horns
קרן 
Qeren 
Usage: 76

רם רים ראים ראם 
R@'em 
Usage: 9

with them he shall push
נגח 
Nagach 
Usage: 11

the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

יחד 
Yachad 
Usage: 141

to the ends
אפס 
'ephec 
ends, no, none, not, nothing, without, else, beside, but, cause, howbeit, .
Usage: 43

of the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

and they are the ten thousands
רבבה 
R@babah 
Usage: 16

of Ephraim
אפרים 
'Ephrayim 
Usage: 180

and they are the thousands
אלף 
'eleph 
Usage: 504

References

Context Readings

Blessing On Joseph

16 and for the precious things of the earth and the fullness of it, and the good will of him who dwelt in the bush. Let [it] come upon the head of Joseph, and upon the crown of the head of him who was separate from his brothers. 17 The firstling of his herd, majesty is his. And his horns are the horns of the wild-ox. With them he shall push the peoples, all of them, [even] the ends of the earth. And they are the ten thousands of Ephraim, and they are the thou 18 And of Zebulun he said, Rejoice, Zebulun, in thy going out, and, Issachar, in thy tents.



Cross References

Numbers 23:22

God brings them forth out of Egypt. He has as it were the strength of the wild-ox.

1 Kings 22:11

And Zedekiah the son of Chenaanah made for him horns of iron, and said, Thus says LORD, With these thou shall push the Syrians until they be consumed.

Psalm 44:5

Through thee we will push down our adversaries. Through thy name we will tread them under who rise up against us.

Genesis 48:19

And his father refused, and said, I know, my son, I know. He also shall become a people, and he also shall be great. However, his younger brother shall be greater than he, and his seed shall become a multitude of nations.

Numbers 24:8

God brings him forth out of Egypt. He has as it were the strength of the wild-ox. He shall eat up the nations his adversaries, and shall break their bones in pieces, and smite [them] through with his arrows.

1 Chronicles 5:1

And the sons of Reuben the first-born of Israel (for he was the first-born, but, inasmuch as he defiled his father's couch, his birthright was given to the sons of Joseph the son of Israel, and so the genealogy is not to be reckone

Psalm 92:10

But thou have exalted my horn like the wild ox's. I am anointed with fresh oil,

Numbers 26:34

These are the families of Manasseh, and those who were numbered of them were fifty-two thousand and seven hundred.

Numbers 26:37

These are the families of the sons of Ephraim according to those who were numbered of them, thirty-two thousand and five hundred. These are the sons of Joseph after their families.

2 Chronicles 18:10

And Zedekiah the son of Chenaanah made for him horns of iron, and said, Thus says LORD, With these thou shall push the Syrians until they be consumed.

Job 39:9-10

Will the wild-ox be content to serve thee? Or will he abide by thy crib?

Psalm 22:21

Save me from the lion's mouth, yea, from the horns of the wild-oxen. Thou have answered me.

Psalm 29:6

He makes them also to skip like a calf, Lebanon and Sirion like a young wild-ox.

Isaiah 34:7

And the wild oxen shall come down with them, and the bullocks with the bulls. And their land shall be drunken with blood, and their dust made fat with fatness.

Hosea 5:3

I know Ephraim, and Israel is not hid from me. For now, O Ephraim, thou have played the harlot; Israel is defiled.

Hosea 6:4

O Ephraim, what shall I do to thee? O Judah, what shall I do to thee? For your goodness is as a morning cloud, and as the dew that goes away early.

Hosea 7:1

When I would heal Israel, then the iniquity of Ephraim is uncovered, and the wickedness of Samaria. For they commit falsehood, and the thief enters in, and the troop of robbers ravages outside.

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