Genesis 49:23
Good News Translation
His enemies attack him fiercely And pursue him with their bows and arrows.

Contemporary English Version
Enemies attacked with arrows, refusing to show mercy.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But they that held darts, provoked him, and quarrelled with him, and envied him.

New American Bible
Harrying him and shooting, the archers opposed him;

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But they that held darts, provoked him, and quarrelled with him, and envied him.

Genesis 37:4,18,24,28 And his brethren seeing that he was loved by his father, more than all his sons, hated hem, and could not speak peaceably to him. . . .

Genesis 39:7-20 And after many days, his mistress cast her eyes on Joseph, and said: Lie with me. . . .

Genesis 42:21 And they talked one to another: We deserve to suffer these things, because we have sinned against our brother, seeing the anguish of his soul, when he besought us, and we would not hear: therefore is this affliction come upon us.

Psalm 64:3 For they have whetted their tongues like a sword; they have bent their bow a bitter thing,

Psalm 118:13 Being pushed I was overturned that I might fall: but the Lord supported me.

John 16:33 These things I have spoken to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you shall have distress. But have confidence. I have overcome the world.

Acts 14:22 Confirming the souls of the disciples and exhorting them to continue in the faith: and that through many tribulations we must enter into the kingdom of God.

Context
Jacob Blesses His Sons
22Joseph is a growing son, a growing son and comely to behold: the daughters run to and fro upon the wall; 23But they that held darts, provoked him, and quarrelled with him, and envied him.24His bow rested upon the strong, and the bands of his arms and his hands were loosed, by the hands of the mighty one of Jacob: thence he came forth a pastor, the stone of Israel.…
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Genesis 49:22
Joseph is a growing son, a growing son and comely to behold: the daughters run to and fro upon the wall;

Genesis 49:24
His bow rested upon the strong, and the bands of his arms and his hands were loosed, by the hands of the mighty one of Jacob: thence he came forth a pastor, the stone of Israel.

Additional Translations
The archers attacked him with bitterness, and aimed in hostility.The archers have sorely grieved him, and shot at him, and hated him:

The archers have sorely grieved him, And shot at him, and persecute him:

Against whom men taking evil counsel reproached him, and the archers pressed hard upon him.

The archers have provoked him, And shot at, and hated him;

The archers have sorely grieved him, And shot at him, and persecuted him:

The archers have sorely grieved him, and shot at him, and hated him:

The archers have severely grieved him, shot at him, and persecute him:

And embitter him -- yea, they have striven, Yea, hate him do archers;
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