Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He blessed them that day, saying, "By you Israel will pronounce blessing, saying, 'May God make you like Ephraim and Manasseh!'" Thus he put Ephraim before Manasseh.

King James Version

And he blessed them that day, saying, In thee shall Israel bless, saying, God make thee as Ephraim and as Manasseh: and he set Ephraim before Manasseh.

Holman Bible

So he blessed them that day with these words: Israel will invoke blessings by you, saying, "May God make you like Ephraim and Manasseh," putting Ephraim before Manasseh.

International Standard Version

That very day, Jacob blessed them with this blessing: "By you Israel will extend this blessing: "May God make you like Ephraim and Manasseh!'"

A Conservative Version

And he blessed them that day, saying, In thee will Israel bless, saying, God make thee as Ephraim and as Manasseh. And he set Ephraim before Manasseh.

American Standard Version

And he blessed them that day, saying, In thee will Israel bless, saying, God make thee as Ephraim and as Manasseh: and he set Ephraim before Manasseh.

Amplified

And he blessed them that day, saying, By you shall Israel bless [one another], saying, May God make you like Ephraim and like Manasseh. And he set Ephraim before Manasseh.

Bible in Basic English

So he gave them his blessing that day, saying, You will be the sign of blessing in Israel, for they will say, May God make you like Ephraim and Manasseh; and he put Ephraim before Manasseh.

Darby Translation

And he blessed them that day, saying, In thee will Israel bless, saying, God make thee as Ephraim and Manasseh! And he set Ephraim before Manasseh.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he blessed them that day, saying, In thee shall Israel bless, saying, God make thee as Ephraim and as Manasseh. And he set Ephraim before Manasseh.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will bless them in that day, saying, In thee shall Israel bless, saying, Will God set thee as Ephraim and as Manasseh: and he will set Ephraim before Manasseh.

King James 2000

And he blessed them that day, saying, In you shall Israel bless, saying, God make you as Ephraim and as Manasseh: and he set Ephraim before Manasseh.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So he blessed them that day, saying, Through you Israel shall pronounce blessing, saying, 'May God make you like Ephraim and like Manasseh.'" So he put Ephraim before Manasseh.

Modern King James verseion

And he blessed them that day, saying, In you shall Israel bless, saying, God make you as Ephraim and as Manasseh. And he put Ephraim before Manasseh.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he blessed them, saying, "At the example of these, the Israelites shall bless and say, 'God make thee as Ephraim and as Manasseh.'" Thus set he Ephraim before Manasseh.

NET Bible

So he blessed them that day, saying, "By you will Israel bless, saying, 'May God make you like Ephraim and Manasseh.'" So he put Ephraim before Manasseh.

New Heart English Bible

He blessed them that day, saying, "In you will Israel bless, saying, 'God make you as Ephraim and as Manasseh'" He set Ephraim before Manasseh.

The Emphasized Bible

And he blessed them on that day, saying - In thee, let Israel bless himself saying, God set thee as Ephraim, and as Manasseh! So he set Ephraim before Manasseh.

Webster

And he blessed them that day, saying, In thee shall Israel bless, saying, God make thee as Ephraim and as Manasseh: and he set Ephraim before Manasseh.

World English Bible

He blessed them that day, saying, "In you will Israel bless, saying, 'God make you as Ephraim and as Manasseh'" He set Ephraim before Manasseh.

Youngs Literal Translation

and he blesseth them in that day, saying, 'By thee doth Israel bless, saying, God set thee as Ephraim and as Manasseh;' and he setteth Ephraim before Manasseh.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּרך 
Barak 
Usage: 330

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

בּרך 
Barak 
Usage: 330

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

אפרים 
'Ephrayim 
Usage: 180

and as Manasseh
מנשּׁה 
M@nashsheh 
Usage: 146

and he set
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

אפרים 
'Ephrayim 
Usage: 180

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Ephraim's Greater Blessing

19 But his father refused and said, "I know, my son, I know; he also will become a people and he also will be great. However, his younger brother shall be greater than he, and his descendants shall become a multitude of nations." 20 He blessed them that day, saying, "By you Israel will pronounce blessing, saying, 'May God make you like Ephraim and Manasseh!'" Thus he put Ephraim before Manasseh. 21 Then Israel said to Joseph, "Behold, I am about to die, but God will be with you, and bring you back to the land of your fathers.



Cross References

Ruth 4:11-12

All the people who were in the court, and the elders, said, "We are witnesses. May the LORD make the woman who is coming into your home like Rachel and Leah, both of whom built the house of Israel; and may you achieve wealth in Ephrathah and become famous in Bethlehem.

Genesis 24:60

They blessed Rebekah and said to her, "May you, our sister, Become thousands of ten thousands, And may your descendants possess The gate of those who hate them."

Genesis 28:3

"May God Almighty bless you and make you fruitful and multiply you, that you may become a company of peoples.

Numbers 2:18-21

"On the west side shall be the standard of the camp of Ephraim by their armies, and the leader of the sons of Ephraim shall be Elishama the son of Ammihud,

Numbers 7:48

On the seventh day it was Elishama the son of Ammihud, leader of the sons of Ephraim;

Numbers 7:54

On the eighth day it was Gamaliel the son of Pedahzur, leader of the sons of Manasseh;

Numbers 10:22-23

Next the standard of the camp of the sons of Ephraim, according to their armies, was set out, with Elishama the son of Ammihud over its army,

Numbers 13:8

from the tribe of Ephraim, Hoshea the son of Nun;

Numbers 13:11

from the tribe of Joseph, from the tribe of Manasseh, Gaddi the son of Susi;

Numbers 13:16

These are the names of the men whom Moses sent to spy out the land; but Moses called Hoshea the son of Nun, Joshua.



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