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Genesis 49 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:1 - And Jacob called his sons and said, “Gather together, that I may tell you what shall befall you in the last days:

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:2 - “Gather together and hear, you sons of Jacob,
And listen to Israel your father.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:3 - “Reuben, you are my firstborn,
My might and the beginning of my strength,
The excellency of dignity and the excellency of power.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:4 - Unstable as water, you shall not excel,
Because you went up to your father’s bed;
Then you defiled it
He went up to my couch.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:5 - “Simeon and Levi are brothers;
Instruments of cruelty are in their dwelling place.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:6 - Let not my soul enter their council;
Let not my honor be united to their assembly;
For in their anger they slew a man,
And in their self-will they hamstrung an ox.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:7 - Cursed be their anger, for it is fierce;
And their wrath, for it is cruel!
I will divide them in Jacob
And scatter them in Israel.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:8 - “Judah, you are he whom your brothers shall praise;
Your hand shall be on the neck of your enemies;
Your father’s children shall bow down before you.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:9 - Judah is a lion’s whelp;
From the prey, my son, you have gone up.
He bows down, he lies down as a lion;
And as a lion, who shall rouse him?

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:10 - The scepter shall not depart from Judah,
Nor a lawgiver from between his feet,
Until Shiloh comes;
And to Him shall be the obedience of the people.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:11 - Binding his donkey to the vine,
And his donkey’s colt to the choice vine,
He washed his garments in wine,
And his clothes in the blood of grapes.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:12 - His eyes are darker than wine,
And his teeth whiter than milk.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:13 - “Zebulun shall dwell by the haven of the sea;
He shall become a haven for ships,
And his border shall adjoin Sidon.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:14 - “Issachar is a strong donkey,
Lying down between two burdens;

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:15 - He saw that rest was good,
And that the land was pleasant;
He bowed his shoulder to bear a burden,
And became a band of slaves.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:16 - “Dan shall judge his people
As one of the tribes of Israel.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:17 - Dan shall be a serpent by the way,
A viper by the path,
That bites the horse’s heels
So that its rider shall fall backward.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:18 - I have waited for your salvation, O LORD!

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:19 - “Gad, a troop shall tramp upon him,
But he shall triumph at last.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:20 - “Bread from Asher shall be rich,
And he shall yield royal dainties.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:21 - “Naphtali is a deer let loose;
He uses beautiful words.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:22 - “Joseph is a fruitful bough,
A fruitful bough by a well;
His branches run over the wall.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:23 - The archers have bitterly grieved him,
Shot at him and hated him.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:24 - But his bow remained in strength,
And the arms of his hands were made strong
By the hands of the Mighty God of Jacob
(From there is the Shepherd, the Stone of Israel),

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:25 - By the God of your father who will help you,
And by the Almighty who will bless you
With blessings of heaven above,
Blessings of the deep that lies beneath,
Blessings of the breasts and of the womb.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:26 - The blessings of your father
Have excelled the blessings of my ancestors,
Up to the utmost bound of the everlasting hills.
They shall be on the head of Joseph,
And on the crown of the head of him who was separate from his brothers.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:27 - “Benjamin is a ravenous wolf;
In the morning he shall devour the prey,
And at night he shall divide the spoil.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:28 - All these are the twelve tribes of Israel, and this is what their father spoke to them. And he blessed them; he blessed each one according to his own blessing.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:29 - Then he charged them and said to them: “I am to be gathered to my people; bury me with my fathers in the cave that is in the field of Ephron the Hittite,

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:30 - “in the cave that is in the field of Machpelah, which is before Mamre in the land of Canaan, which Abraham bought with the field of Ephron the Hittite as a possession for a burial place.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:31 - “There they buried Abraham and Sarah his wife, there they buried Isaac and Rebekah his wife, and there I buried Leah.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:32 - “The field and the cave that is there were purchased from the sons of Heth.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:33 - And when Jacob had finished commanding his sons, he drew his feet up into the bed and breathed his last, and was gathered to his people.

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