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Genesis 48:14
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But Israel stretched out his right hand and laid it on the head of Ephraim, who was the younger, and his left hand on Manasseh's head, [n]crossing his hands, [o]although (o)Manasseh was the firstborn.
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Genesis 48:15
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He blessed Joseph, and said, "(p)The God before whom my fathers Abraham and Isaac walked, (q)The God who has been my shepherd [p]all my life to this day,
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Genesis 48:16
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(r)The angel who has redeemed me from all evil, (s)Bless the lads; And may my name [q]live on in them, And the [r]names of my fathers Abraham and Isaac; And (t)may they grow into a multitude in the midst of the earth."
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Genesis 48:17
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When Joseph saw that his father (u)laid his right hand on Ephraim's head, it displeased him; and he grasped his father's hand to remove it from Ephraim's head to Manasseh's head.
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Genesis 48:18
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Joseph said to his father, "Not so, my father, for this one is the firstborn. Place your right hand on his head."
Genesis 48:19
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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 (v)his [s]descendants shall become a [t]multitude of nations."
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Genesis 48:20
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(w)He blessed them that day, saying, "By you Israel will pronounce blessing, saying, ‘May God make you like Ephraim and Manasseh!'" Thus he put Ephraim before Manasseh.
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