Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And Joseph saw Ephraim's children of the third generation: the children also of Machir the son of Manasseh were brought up upon Joseph's knees.
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.”
“His eyes are dull from wine,
And his teeth
white from milk.
And his teeth
So Moses gave to them, to the sons of Gad and to the sons of Reuben and to the half-tribe of Joseph’s son Manasseh, the kingdom of Sihon, king of the Amorites and the kingdom of Og, the king of Bashan, the land with its cities with their territories, the cities of the surrounding land.
Now this was the lot for the tribe of
Manasseh, for he was the firstborn of Joseph. To Machir the firstborn of Manasseh, the father of Gilead, were allotted Gilead and Bashan, because he was a man of war.
After this, Job lived 140 years, and saw his sons and his grandsons, four generations.
Indeed, may you see your children’s children. Peace be upon Israel!
She said, “
Here is my maid Bilhah, go in to her that she may bear on my knees, that through her I too may have children.”
The sons of
Machir the son of Manasseh went to Gilead and took it, and dispossessed the Amorites who were in it.