Genesis 48:19
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English Standard Version
But his father refused and said, “I know, my son, I know. He also shall become a people, and he also shall be great. Nevertheless, his younger brother shall be greater than he, and his offspring shall become a multitude of nations.”

King James Bible
And his father refused, and said, I know it, my son, I know it: he also shall become a people, and he also shall be great: but truly his younger brother shall be greater than he, and his seed shall become a multitude of nations.

American Standard Version
And his father refused, and said, I know it , my son, I know it . He also shall become a people, and he also shall be great: howbeit his younger brother shall be greater than he, and his seed shall become a multitude of nations.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But he refusing, said: I know, my son, I know: and this also shall become peoples, and shall be multiplied: but this younger brother shall be greater than he: and his seed shall grow into nations.

English Revised Version
And his father refused, and said, I know it, my son, I know it: he also shall become a people, and he also shall be great: howbeit his younger brother shall be greater than he, and his seed shall become a multitude of nations.

Webster's Bible Translation
And his father refused, and said, I know it, my son, I know it; he also shall become a people, and he also shall be great; but truly his younger brother shall be greater than he, and his seed shall become a multitude of nations.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Joseph then, in order to prepare his sons for the reception of the blessing, brought them from between the knees of Israel, who was sitting with the youths between his knees and embracing them, and having prostrated himself with his face to the earth, he came up to his father again, with Ephraim the younger on his right hand, and Manasseh the elder on the left, so that Ephraim stood at Jacob's right hand, and Manasseh at his left.

Genesis 48:19 Parallel Commentaries

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said, I know it.

Genesis 48:14 And Israel stretched out his right hand, and laid it on Ephraim's head, who was the younger, and his left hand on Manasseh's head...

Genesis 17:20,21 And as for Ishmael, I have heard you: Behold, I have blessed him, and will make him fruitful, and will multiply him exceedingly...

Genesis 25:28 And Isaac loved Esau, because he did eat of his venison: but Rebekah loved Jacob.

Numbers 1:33-35 Those that were numbered of them, even of the tribe of Ephraim, were forty thousand and five hundred...

Numbers 2:19-21 And his host, and those that were numbered of them, were forty thousand and five hundred...

Deuteronomy 33:17 His glory is like the firstling of his bullock, and his horns are like the horns of unicorns...

Isaiah 7:17 The LORD shall bring on you, and on your people, and on your father's house, days that have not come...

Ezekiel 27:10 They of Persia and of Lud and of Phut were in your army, your men of war: they hanged the shield and helmet in you...

Revelation 7:6,8 Of the tribe of Aser were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Nephthalim were sealed twelve thousand...

become.

Deuteronomy 1:10 The LORD your God has multiplied you, and, behold, you are this day as the stars of heaven for multitude.

Ruth 4:11,12 And all the people that were in the gate, and the elders, said, We are witnesses...

multitude. Heb. fulness.

Cross References
Genesis 17:4
"Behold, my covenant is with you, and you shall be the father of a multitude of nations.

Genesis 28:14
Your offspring shall be like the dust of the earth, and you shall spread abroad to the west and to the east and to the north and to the south, and in you and your offspring shall all the families of the earth be blessed.

Genesis 46:3
Then he said, "I am God, the God of your father. Do not be afraid to go down to Egypt, for there I will make you into a great nation.

Genesis 48:18
And Joseph said to his father, "Not this way, my father; since this one is the firstborn, put your right hand on his head."

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