Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Joseph said to his father, “They are my sons, whom God has given me here.” So he said, “Bring them to me, please, that I may bless them.”

King James Version

And Joseph said unto his father, They are my sons, whom God hath given me in this place. And he said, Bring them, I pray thee, unto me, and I will bless them.

Holman Bible

And Joseph said to his father, “They are my sons God has given me here.”

So Jacob said, “Bring them to me and I will bless them.”

International Standard Version

"These are my sons," Joseph replied. "God gave them to me here in Egypt." "Please bring them close to me," Jacob said, "so I can bless them."

A Conservative Version

And Joseph said to his father, They are my sons, whom God has given me here. And he said, Bring them, I pray thee, to me, and I will bless them.

American Standard Version

And Joseph said unto his father, They are my sons, whom God hath given me here. And he said, Bring them, I pray thee, unto me, and I will bless them.

Amplified

Joseph said to his father, “They are my sons, whom God has given me here [in Egypt].” So he said, “Please bring them to me, so that I may bless them.”

Bible in Basic English

And Joseph said to his father, They are my sons, whom God has given me in this land. And he said, Let them come near me, and I will give them a blessing.

Darby Translation

And Joseph said to his father, They are my sons, whom God has given me here. And he said, Bring them, I pray thee, to me, that I may bless them.

Julia Smith Translation

And Joseph will say to his father, They are my sons which God gave me here. And he will say, Bring them now to me, and I will bless them.

King James 2000

And Joseph said unto his father, They are my sons, whom God has given me in this place. And he said, Bring them, I pray you, unto me, and I will bless them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Joseph said to his father, "They [are] my sons whom God has given me here." And he said, "Please bring them to me that I may bless them."

Modern King James verseion

And Joseph said to his father, They are my sons, whom God has given me in this place. And he said, Please bring them to me, and I will bless them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Joseph said unto his father, "They are my sons, which God hath given me here." And he said, "Bring them to me, and let me bless them."

NET Bible

Joseph said to his father, "They are the sons God has given me in this place." His father said, "Bring them to me so I may bless them."

New Heart English Bible

Joseph said to his father, "They are my sons, whom God has given me here." He said, "Please bring them to me, and I will bless them."

The Emphasized Bible

And Joseph said unto his father, My sons, they are, whom God hath given me, in this place. And he said - Bring them, I pray thee, unto me, that I may bless them.

Webster

And Joseph said to his father, They are my sons, whom God hath given me in this place. And he said, Bring them, I pray thee, to me, and I will bless them.

World English Bible

Joseph said to his father, "They are my sons, whom God has given me here." He said, "Please bring them to me, and I will bless them."

Youngs Literal Translation

and Joseph saith unto his father, 'They are my sons, whom God hath given to me in this place;' and he saith, 'Bring them, I pray thee, unto me, and I bless them.'

Interlinear

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

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

me in this place. And he said

Usage: 0

לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

I pray thee, unto me, and I will bless
בּרך 
Barak 
Usage: 330

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Context Readings

Jacob Blesses Ephraim And Manasseh

8 When Israel saw Joseph’s sons, he said, “Who are these?” 9 Joseph said to his father, “They are my sons, whom God has given me here.” So he said, “Bring them to me, please, that I may bless them.” 10 Now the eyes of Israel were so dim from age that he could not see. Then Joseph brought them close to him, and he kissed them and embraced them.


Cross References

Genesis 27:4

and prepare a savory dish for me such as I love, and bring it to me that I may eat, so that my soul may bless you before I die.”

Genesis 33:5

He lifted his eyes and saw the women and the children, and said, “Who are these with you?” So he said, “The children whom God has graciously given your servant.”

Hebrews 11:21

By faith Jacob, as he was dying, blessed each of the sons of Joseph, and worshiped, leaning on the top of his staff.

Genesis 27:28-29

Now may God give you of the dew of heaven,
And of the fatness of the earth,
And an abundance of grain and new wine;

Genesis 27:34-40

When Esau heard the words of his father, he cried out with an exceedingly great and bitter cry, and said to his father, “Bless me, even me also, O my father!”

Genesis 28:3-4

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

Genesis 30:2

Then Jacob’s anger burned against Rachel, and he said, “Am I in the place of God, who has withheld from you the fruit of the womb?”

Genesis 49:28

All these are the twelve tribes of Israel, and this is what their father said to them when he blessed them. He blessed them, every one with the blessing appropriate to him.

Deuteronomy 33:1

Now this is the blessing with which Moses the man of God blessed the sons of Israel before his death.

Ruth 4:11-14

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.

1 Samuel 1:20

It came about in due time, after Hannah had conceived, that she gave birth to a son; and she named him Samuel, saying, “Because I have asked him of the Lord.”

1 Samuel 1:27

For this boy I prayed, and the Lord has given me my petition which I asked of Him.

1 Samuel 2:20-21

Then Eli would bless Elkanah and his wife and say, “May the Lord give you children from this woman in place of the one she dedicated to the Lord.” And they went to their own home.

1 Chronicles 25:5

All these were the sons of Heman the king’s seer to exalt him according to the words of God, for God gave fourteen sons and three daughters to Heman.

1 Chronicles 26:4-5

Obed-edom had sons: Shemaiah the firstborn, Jehozabad the second, Joah the third, Sacar the fourth, Nethanel the fifth,

Psalm 127:3

Behold, children are a gift of the Lord,
The fruit of the womb is a reward.

Isaiah 8:18

Behold, I and the children whom the Lord has given me are for signs and wonders in Israel from the Lord of hosts, who dwells on Mount Zion.

Isaiah 56:3-5

Let not the foreigner who has joined himself to the Lord say,
“The Lord will surely separate me from His people.”
Nor let the eunuch say, “Behold, I am a dry tree.”

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