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Some time later Joseph was told that his father was ill. So he took his two sons, Manasseh and Ephraim, and went to see Jacob.
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After these things, it was told Joseph that his father was sick; and he set out to go to him, taking his two sons Manasses and Ephraim.
John 11:3 His sisters therefore sent to him, saying: Lord, behold, he whom thou lovest is sick.
his two sons.
Genesis 41:50-52 And before the famine came, Joseph had two sons born: whom Aseneth, the daughter of Putiphare, priest of Heliopolis, bore unto him. . . .
Genesis 46:20 And sons were born to Joseph, in the land of Egypt, whom Aseneth, the daughter of Putiphare, priest of Heliopolis, bore him: Manasses and Ephraim.
Genesis 50:23 And he saw the children of Ephraim to the third generation. The children also of Machir, the sons of Manasses, were born on Joseph's knees.
Job 42:16 And Job lived after these things, a hundred and forty years, and he saw his children, and his children's children, unto the fourth generation,
Psalm 128:6 And mayst thou see thy children's children, peace upon Israel.
ContextJacob Blesses Ephraim and Manasseh
1After these things, it was told Joseph that his father was sick; and he set out to go to him, taking his two sons Manasses and Ephraim.2And it was told the old man: Behold thy son Joseph cometh to thee. And being strengthened, he sat on his bed.…
By faith Jacob, dying, blessed each of the sons of Joseph and adored the top of his rod.
And he called the name of the firstborn Manasses, saying: God hath made me to forget all my labours, and my father's house.
And he named the second Ephraim, saying: God hath made me to grow in the land of my poverty.
And it was told the old man: Behold thy son Joseph cometh to thee. And being strengthened, he sat on his bed.
So thy two sons, who were born to thee in the land of Egypt before I came hither to thee, shall be mine: Ephraim and Manasses shall be reputed to me as Ruben and Simeon.
But in their place succeeded the children of Joseph divided into two tribes, of Manasses and Ephraim: neither did the Levites receive other portion of land, but cities to dwell in, and their suburbs to feed their beasts and flocks.
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