Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

When Joseph saw that his father laid his right hand on the head of Ephraim, it was evil in his eyes; and he took hold of his father's hand to remove it from Ephraim's head to Manasseh's head.

New American Standard Bible

When Joseph saw that his father laid his right hand on Ephraim's head, it displeased him; and he grasped his father's hand to remove it from Ephraim's head to Manasseh's head.

King James Version

And when Joseph saw that his father laid his right hand upon the head of Ephraim, it displeased him: and he held up his father's hand, to remove it from Ephraim's head unto Manasseh's head.

Holman Bible

When Joseph saw that his father had placed his right hand on Ephraim’s head, he thought it was a mistake and took his father’s hand to move it from Ephraim’s head to Manasseh’s.

International Standard Version

But Joseph observed that his father had laid his right hand on Ephraim's head. That displeased him, so he grabbed his father's hand and started to move it from Ephraim's head to Manasseh's head.

A Conservative Version

And when Joseph saw that his father laid his right hand upon the head of Ephraim, it displeased him. And he held up his father's hand, to remove it from Ephraim's head to Manasseh's head.

American Standard Version

And when Joseph saw that his father laid his right hand upon the head of Ephraim, it displeased him: and he held up his father's hand, to remove it from Ephraim's head unto Manasseh's head.

Amplified

When Joseph saw that his father laid his right hand on Ephraim's head, it displeased him; and he held up his father's hand to move it to Manasseh's head.

Bible in Basic English

Now when Joseph saw that his father had put his right hand on the head of Ephraim, it did not seem right to him; and lifting his father's hand he would have put it on the head of Manasseh.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then Joseph seeing that his father laid his right hand upon the head of Ephraim, it displeased him; and he held up his father's hand, to remove it from Ephraim's head unto Manasseh's head.

Julia Smith Translation

And Joseph will see that his father will put his right hand upon Ephraim's head, and it will be evil in his eyes: and he will take hold of his father's hand to remove it from Ephraim's head to Manasseh's head.

King James 2000

And when Joseph saw that his father laid his right hand upon the head of Ephraim, it displeased him: and he held up his father's hand, to remove it from Ephraim's head unto Manasseh's head.

Lexham Expanded Bible

When Joseph saw that his father put his right hand on the head of Ephraim, he was displeased. And he took hold of his father's hand to remove it from the head of Ephraim [over] to the head of Manasseh.

Modern King James verseion

And Joseph saw that his father laid his right hand on the head of Ephraim, and it was evil in his eyes. And he held up his father's hand to remove it from Ephraim's head to Manasseh's head.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When Joseph saw that his father laid his right hand upon the head of Ephraim, it displeased him. And he lift up his father's hand, to have removed it from Ephraim's head unto Manasseh's head,

NET Bible

When Joseph saw that his father placed his right hand on Ephraim's head, it displeased him. So he took his father's hand to move it from Ephraim's head to Manasseh's head.

New Heart English Bible

When Joseph saw that his father laid his right hand on the head of Ephraim, it displeased him. He held up his father's hand, to remove it from Ephraim's head to Manasseh's head.

The Emphasized Bible

And Joseph saw that his father had laid his right hand on the head of Ephraim and it was displeasing in his eyes, - so he took hold of his fathers hand to remove it from off the bead of Ephraim, on to the head of Manasseh.

Webster

And when Joseph saw that his father laid his right hand upon the head of Ephraim, it displeased him: and he lifted his father's hand, to remove it from Ephraim's head to Manasseh's head.

World English Bible

When Joseph saw that his father laid his right hand on the head of Ephraim, it displeased him. He held up his father's hand, to remove it from Ephraim's head to Manasseh's head.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Joseph seeth that his father setteth his right hand on the head of Ephraim, and it is wrong in his eyes, and he supporteth the hand of his father to turn it aside from off the head of Ephraim to the head of Manasseh;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יוסף 
Yowceph 
Usage: 213

saw
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

שׁית 
Shiyth 
Usage: 83

ימין 
Yamiyn 
Usage: 139

יד 
Yad 
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612
Usage: 1612

upon the head
ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

of Ephraim
אפרים 
'Ephrayim 
Usage: 180

ירע 
Yara` 
Usage: 8

him and he held up
תּמך 
Tamak 
Usage: 21

to remove
שׂוּר סוּר 
Cuwr 
Usage: 301

אפרים 
'Ephrayim 
Usage: 180

ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

מנשּׁה 
M@nashsheh 
Usage: 146

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Ephraim's Greater Blessing

16 the Angel that redeemed me from all evil, bless the lads; and let my name be named upon them, and the name of my fathers Abraham and Isaac; and let them grow into a multitude in the midst of the land! 17 When Joseph saw that his father laid his right hand on the head of Ephraim, it was evil in his eyes; and he took hold of his father's hand to remove it from Ephraim's head to Manasseh's head. 18 And Joseph said to his father, Not so, my father, for this is the firstborn: put thy right hand on his head.



Cross References

Genesis 48:14

But Israel stretched out his right hand, and laid it on Ephraim's head now he was the younger and his left hand on Manasseh's head; guiding his hands intelligently, for Manasseh was the firstborn.

Genesis 28:8

And Esau saw that the daughters of Canaan were evil in the sight of Isaac his father.

Genesis 38:10

And the thing which he did was evil in the sight of Jehovah, and he slew him also.

Numbers 11:1

And it came to pass that when the people murmured, it was evil in the ears of Jehovah; and Jehovah heard it, and his anger was kindled, and the fire of Jehovah burned among them, and consumed some in the extremity of the camp.

Numbers 22:34

And Balaam said to the Angel of Jehovah, I have sinned; for I knew not that thou stoodest in the way against me; and now, if it be evil in thine eyes, I will get me back again.

1 Samuel 16:7

But Jehovah said to Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have rejected him; for it is not as man seeth; for man looketh upon the outward appearance, but Jehovah looketh upon the heart.

1 Kings 16:25

And Omri wrought evil in the sight of Jehovah, and did worse than all that were before him.

1 Chronicles 21:7

And God was displeased on account of this thing, and he smote Israel.

Proverbs 24:18

lest Jehovah see it, and it be evil in his sight, and he turn away his anger from him.

Romans 9:7-8

nor because they are seed of Abraham are all children: but, In Isaac shall a seed be called to thee.

Romans 9:11

the children indeed being not yet born, or having done anything good or worthless (that the purpose of God according to election might abide, not of works, but of him that calls),

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