Thus blessed he Joseph, and said, - God himself - before whom walked my fathers. Abraham and Isaac, God himself - who hath been my shepherd, since I came into being until this day; -
And it came to pass that, when Abram was ninety and nine years old, Yahweh appeared unto Abram, and said unto him, I, am GOD Almighty, - Walk, thou before me and become thou blameless:
and Enoch walked with God, after he begat Methuselah, three hundred years, - and begat sons and daughters;
These, are the generations of Noah, Noah, was, a righteous man blameless, in his generations, - with God, did Noah walk.
So she hastened and emptied her pitcher into the drinking-trough, and ran again unto the well, to draw, - and she drew for all his camels.
and make for me dainty meats, such as I love and bring in to me, that I may eat, - To the end my soul may bless thee, ere yet I lie!
And, GOD Almighty, bless thee, and make thee fruitful, and multiply thee, so shalt thou become a multitude of peoples.
And Jacob vowed a vow, saying, - If God will be with me, and will keep me in this way whereon, I, am going, and give me bread to eat and raiment to put on;
And, this stone which I have put for a pillar, shall be the house of God, - And, of all which thou shalt give me, a tenth, will I tithe unto thee.
The Messenger - who hath been my redeemer from all evil - bless the lads! And may there be called upon them, my name, and the name of my fathers. Abraham and Isaac; And may they swarm into a multitude, in the midst of the earth!
But abideth, as an enduring one, his bow, And supple are the arms of his hands, - From the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob, From thence, is the Shepherd the Stone of Israel:
All these, are the twelve tribes of Israel, - And this, is that which their father spake to them when he blessed them, Each man severally according to the blessing wherewith he blessed them.
Now, this, is the blessing wherewith Moses, the man of God, blessed the sons of Israel, - before his death.
Then said Solomon - Thou, didst deal, with thy servant David my father, in great lovingkindness, according as he walked before thee, in truth and in righteousness and in uprightness of heart, with thee, - and thou hast kept, for him, this great lovingkindness, that thou hast given unto him a son, to sit upon his throne, as it is this day.
I have set Yahweh before me continually, because he is on my right hand, I shall not be shaken!
Who redeemeth, from destruction, thy life, Who crowneth thee, with lovingkindness and compassion:
There was nothing more blessed for Man than that he should eat and drink, and see his desireth for blessedness in his toil, - even this, saw, I myself, that, from the hand of God, it was.
Sweet the sleep of the labourer, whether, little or much, he eat, - but, the surfeit of the rich man, will not suffer him to sleep.
Lo! what, I myself, have seen - Better that it should be excellent to eat and to drink and to see blessedness, in all one's toil wherein one toileth under the sun, for the number of the days of his life, in that God hath given it him, for, that, is his portion:
All the toil of man, is for his mouth, - though, even the desire, is not satisfied!
So shall, thine own ears, hear a word from behind thee saying, - This, is the way, walk ye therein, When ye would turn to the right hand Or when ye would turn to the left.
He, the heights, shall inhabit, A stronghold of crags, shall be his refuge, - His bread, hath been delivered, His waters, have been made sure,
And shall spread them out - To the sun, and To the moon, and To all the host of the heavens, Whom they have loved, And whom they have served, And after whom they have walked, And whom they have sought, And to whom they have bowed themselves down, - They shall not be gathered, Neither shall they be buried, As heaps of dung on the face of the ground, shall they be.
For this cause, I say unto you: Be not anxious for your life, what ye shall eat or what ye shall drink, - or for your body, what ye shall put on: Is not, the life, more than, the food? And, the body, than, the raiment?
Now they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and righteous appointments of the Lord, blameless;
Whether, therefore, ye eat or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do, all things to the glory of God.
For, our boasting, is, this, - the witness of our conscience, that, in sanctity and sincerity of God, and not in fleshly wisdom, but in God's favour, have we behaved ourselves in the world, - and more abundantly towards you.
As, therefore, ye have accepted the Anointed Jesus as your Lord, in him, be walking, -
To the end ye might be walking in a manner worthy of God, who is calling you unto his own kingdom and glory,
Now it is a great means of gain - godliness, with a sufficiency of ones own;
By faith, Jacob, when about to die, blessed each of the sons of Joseph; and bowed in worship on the top of his staff.