Yet he steadied his bow, and his strong arms were tempered by the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob, in the name of the Shepherd, the Rock of Israel,
Cross References1 Peter 2:6
For it stands in Scripture: "See, I lay in Zion a stone, a chosen and precious cornerstone; and the one who believes in Him will never be put to shame."
Then he blessed Joseph and said: "May the God before whom my fathers Abraham and Isaac walked, the God who has been my shepherd all my life to this day,
The archers attacked him with bitterness, and aimed in hostility.
The eternal God is your dwelling place, and underneath are the everlasting arms. He drives out the enemy before you, giving the command, 'Destroy him!'
2 Samuel 5:2
Even in times past, while Saul was king over us, you were the one who led Israel out and brought them back. And to you the LORD said, 'You will shepherd My people Israel, and you will be ruler over them.'"
My glory is ever new within me, and my bow is renewed in my hand.
He trains my hands for battle; my arms can bend a bow of bronze.
The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.
Yet I am always with You; You hold my right hand.
Hear us, O Shepherd of Israel, who leads Joseph like a flock; You who sit enthroned between the cherubim, shine forth.
The stone the builders rejected has become the cornerstone.
O LORD, remember on behalf of David all the hardships he endured,
how he swore an oath to the LORD, and vowed to the Mighty One of Jacob:
until I find a place for the LORD, a dwelling for the Mighty One of Jacob."
Therefore the Lord GOD of Hosts, the Mighty One of Israel, declares: "Ah, I will be relieved of My foes and avenge Myself on My enemies.
So this is what the Lord GOD says: "See, I lay a stone in Zion, a tested stone, a precious cornerstone, a sure foundation; the one who believes will never be shaken.
Do not fear, for I am with you; do not be afraid, for I am your God. I will strengthen you; I will surely help you; I will uphold you with My right hand of righteousness.
I will make your oppressors eat their own flesh, and they will be drunk on their own blood, as with sweet wine. Then all mankind will know that I, the LORD, am your Savior and your Redeemer, the Mighty One of Jacob."
Chapter Outline1. Jacob calls his sons to bless them.
3. Their blessing in particular.
29. He charges them about his burial.
33. He dies.
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
2 Timothy 4:17
Psalm 37:14, 15
Genesis 35:10, 11
Psalm 18:1, 30, 32, 34
Psalm 132:2, 5
Genesis 45:5, 7, 11
1 Peter 2:4-8
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