Genesis 47:3131And he said, “Swear to me”; and he swore to him. Then a Israel bowed himself upon the head of his bed. ▼
▼Hebrew; Septuagint staff
Jacob Blesses Ephraim and Manasseh1After this, Joseph was told, “Behold, your father is ill.” So he took with him his two sons, Manasseh and Ephraim. 2And it was told to Jacob, “Your son Joseph has come to you.” Then Israel summoned his strength and sat up in bed. 3And Jacob said to Joseph, c “God Almighty ▼
▼Hebrew El Shaddaiappeared to me at e Luz in the land of Canaan and blessed me, 4and said to me, ‘Behold, I will make you fruitful and multiply you, and I will make of you a company of peoples and will give this land to your offspring after you f for an everlasting possession.’ 5And now your g two sons, who were born to you in the land of Egypt before I came to you in Egypt, h are mine; Ephraim and Manasseh shall be mine, as Reuben and Simeon are.
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