KJV GEN49 with Strong's Hebrew/GreekGEN48.htm GEN50.htm
49:1 And Jacob [H3290] called [H7121] unto his sons [H1121] , and said [H559] , Gather yourselves together [H622] , that I may tell [H5046] you [that] which shall befall [H7122] you in the last [H319] days [H3117] .
49:2 Gather yourselves together [H6908] , and hear [H8085] , ye sons [H1121] of Jacob [H3290] ; and hearken [H8085] unto Israel [H3478] your father [H1] .
49:3 Reuben [H7205] , thou [art] my firstborn [H1060] , my might [H3581] , and the beginning [H7225] of my strength [H202] , the excellency [H3499] of dignity [H7613] , and the excellency [H3499] of power [H5794] :
49:4 Unstable [H6349] as water [H4325] , thou shalt not excel [H3498] ; because thou wentest up [H5927] to thy father's [H1] bed [H4904] ; then defiledst thou [H2490] [it]: he went up [H5927] to my couch [H3326] .(thou shalt: Heb. do not thou excel)(he went: or, my couch is gone)
49:5 Simeon [H8095] and Levi [H3878] [are] brethren [H251] ; instruments [H3627] of cruelty [H2555] [are in] their habitations [H4380] .(instruments: or, their swords are weapons of violence)
49:6 O my soul [H5315] , come [H935] not thou into their secret [H5475] ; unto their assembly [H6951] , mine honour [H3519] , be not thou united [H3161] : for in their anger [H639] they slew [H2026] a man [H376] , and in their selfwill [H7522] they digged down [H6131] a wall [H7794] .(digged: or, houghed oxen)
49:7 Cursed [H779] [be] their anger [H639] , for [it was] fierce [H5794] ; and their wrath [H5678] , for it was cruel [H7185] : I will divide [H2505] them in Jacob [H3290] , and scatter [H6327] them in Israel [H3478] .
49:8 Judah [H3063] , thou [art he] whom thy brethren [H251] shall praise [H3034] : thy hand [H3027] [shall be] in the neck [H6203] of thine enemies [H341] ; thy father's [H1] children [H1121] shall bow down [H7812] before thee.
49:9 Judah [H3063] [is] a lion's [H738] whelp [H1482] : from the prey [H2964] , my son [H1121] , thou art gone up [H5927] : he stooped down [H3766] , he couched [H7257] as a lion [H738] , and as an old lion [H3833] ; who shall rouse him up [H6965] ?
49:10 The sceptre [H7626] shall not depart [H5493] from Judah [H3063] , nor a lawgiver [H2710] from between his feet [H7272] , until [H3588] Shiloh [H7886] come [H935] ; and unto him [shall] the gathering [H3349] of the people [H5971] [be].
49:11 Binding [H631] his foal [H5895] unto the vine [H1612] , and his ass's [H860] colt [H1121] unto the choice vine [H8321] ; he washed [H3526] his garments [H3830] in wine [H3196] , and his clothes [H5497] in the blood [H1818] of grapes [H6025] :
49:12 His eyes [H5869] [shall be] red [H2447] with wine [H3196] , and his teeth [H8127] white [H3836] with milk [H2461] .
49:13 Zebulun [H2074] shall dwell [H7931] at the haven [H2348] of the sea [H3220] ; and he [shall be] for an haven [H2348] of ships [H591] ; and his border [H3411] [shall be] unto Zidon [H6721] .
49:14 Issachar [H3485] [is] a strong [H1634] ass [H2543] couching down [H7257] between two burdens [H4942] :
49:15 And he saw [H7200] that rest [H4496] [was] good [H2896] , and the land [H776] that [it was] pleasant [H5276] ; and bowed [H5186] his shoulder [H7926] to bear [H5445] , and became a servant [H5647] unto tribute [H4522] .
49:16 Dan [H1835] shall judge [H1777] his people [H5971] , as one [H259] of the tribes [H7626] of Israel [H3478] .
49:17 Dan [H1835] shall be a serpent [H5175] by the way [H1870] , an adder [H8207] in the path [H734] , that biteth [H5391] the horse [H5483] heels [H6119] , so that his rider [H7392] shall fall [H5307] backward [H268] .(an adder: Heb. an arrow-snake)
49:18 I have waited for [H6960] thy salvation [H3444] , O LORD [H3068] .
49:19 Gad [H1410] , a troop [H1416] shall overcome [H1464] him: but he shall overcome [H1464] at the last [H6119] .
49:20 Out of Asher [H836] his bread [H3899] [shall be] fat [H8082] , and he shall yield [H5414] royal [H4428] dainties [H4574] .
49:21 Naphtali [H5321] [is] a hind [H355] let loose [H7971] : he giveth [H5414] goodly [H8233] words [H561] .
49:22 Joseph [H3130] [is] a fruitful [H6509] bough [H1121] , [even] a fruitful [H6509] bough [H1121] by a well [H5869] ; [whose] branches [H1323] run [H6805] over the wall [H7791] :(branches: Heb. daughters)
49:23 The archers [H1167] [H2671] have sorely grieved him [H4843] , and shot [H7232] [at him], and hated him [H7852] :
49:24 But his bow [H7198] abode [H3427] in strength [H386] , and the arms [H2220] of his hands [H3027] were made strong [H6339] by the hands [H3027] of the mighty [H46] [God] of Jacob [H3290] ; (from thence [is] the shepherd [H7462] , the stone [H68] of Israel [H3478] :)
49:25 [Even] by the God [H410] of thy father [H1] , who shall help [H5826] thee; and by [H854] the Almighty [H7706] , who shall bless [H1288] thee with blessings [H1293] of heaven [H8064] above [H5920] , blessings [H1293] of the deep [H8415] that lieth [H7257] under, blessings [H1293] of the breasts [H7699] , and of the womb [H7356] :
49:26 The blessings [H1293] of thy father [H1] have prevailed [H1396] above the blessings [H1293] of my progenitors [H2029] unto the utmost bound [H8379] of the everlasting [H5769] hills [H1389] : they shall be on the head [H7218] of Joseph [H3130] , and on the crown of the head [H6936] of him that was separate [H5139] from his brethren [H251] .
49:27 Benjamin [H1144] shall ravin [H2963] [as] a wolf [H2061] : in the morning [H1242] he shall devour [H398] the prey [H5706] , and at night [H6153] he shall divide [H2505] the spoil [H7998] .
49:28 All these [are] the twelve [H6240] [H8147] tribes [H7626] of Israel [H3478] : and this [is it] that their father [H1] spake [H1696] unto them, and blessed [H1288] them; every [H834] one [H376] according to his blessing [H1293] he blessed [H1288] them.
49:29 And he charged [H6680] them, and said [H559] unto them, I am to be gathered [H622] unto my people [H5971] : bury [H6912] me with my fathers [H1] in the cave [H4631] that [is] in the field [H7704] of Ephron [H6085] the Hittite [H2850] ,
49:30 In the cave [H4631] that [is] in the field [H7704] of Machpelah [H4375] , which [is] before [H6440] Mamre [H4471] , in the land [H776] of Canaan [H3667] , which Abraham [H85] bought [H7069] with the field [H7704] of Ephron [H6085] the Hittite [H2850] for a possession [H272] of a buryingplace [H6913] .
49:31 There they buried [H6912] Abraham [H85] and Sarah [H8283] his wife [H802] ; there they buried [H6912] Isaac [H3327] and Rebekah [H7259] his wife [H802] ; and there I buried [H6912] Leah [H3812] .
49:32 The purchase [H4735] of the field [H7704] and of the cave [H4631] that [is] therein [was] from the children [H1121] of Heth [H2845] .
49:33 And when Jacob [H3290] had made an end [H3615] of commanding [H6680] his sons [H1121] , he gathered up [H622] his feet [H7272] into the bed [H4296] , and yielded up the ghost [H1478] , and was gathered [H622] unto his people [H5971] .