Genesis 48:3
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Jacob said to Joseph, "God Almighty appeared to me at Luz in the land of Canaan, and there he blessed me

King James Bible
And Jacob said unto Joseph, God Almighty appeared unto me at Luz in the land of Canaan, and blessed me,

Darby Bible Translation
And Jacob said to Joseph, The Almighty God appeared to me at Luz in the land of Canaan, and blessed me,

World English Bible
Jacob said to Joseph, "God Almighty appeared to me at Luz in the land of Canaan, and blessed me,

Young's Literal Translation
And Jacob saith unto Joseph, 'God Almighty hath appeared unto me, in Luz, in the land of Canaan, and blesseth me,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

God Almighty - אל שדי El Shaddai, the all-sufficient God, the Outpourer and Dispenser of mercies, (see Genesis 17:1), appeared to me at Luz, afterwards called Beth-El; see Genesis 28:13; Genesis 35:6, Genesis 35:9.

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God.

Genesis 17:1 And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the LORD appeared to Abram, and said to him, I am the Almighty God; walk before me...

Genesis 28:3 And God Almighty bless you, and make you fruitful, and multiply you, that you may be a multitude of people;

Genesis 35:11 And God said to him, I am God Almighty: be fruitful and multiply; a nation and a company of nations shall be of you...

Exodus 6:3 And I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, by the name of God Almighty, but by my name JEHOVAH was I not known to them.

Revelation 21:11 Having the glory of God: and her light was like to a stone most precious, even like a jasper stone, clear as crystal;

appeared.

Genesis 28:12-19 And he dreamed, and behold a ladder set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to heaven...

Genesis 35:6,7,9,11,12 So Jacob came to Luz, which is in the land of Canaan, that is, Bethel, he and all the people that were with him...

Hosea 12:4 Yes, he had power over the angel, and prevailed: he wept, and made supplication to him: he found him in Bethel...

Luz.

Judges 1:23 And the house of Joseph sent to descry Bethel. (Now the name of the city before was Luz.)

Library
Two Retrospects of one Life
'And Jacob said unto Pharaoh, Few and evil have the days of the years of my life been.'--GENESIS xlvii. 9. 'The God which fed me all my life long unto this day; the Angel which redeemed me from all evil.' --GENESIS xlviii. 15,16. These are two strangely different estimates of the same life to be taken by the same man. In the latter Jacob categorically contradicts everything that he had said in the former. 'Few and evil,' he said before Pharaoh. 'All my life long,' 'the Angel which redeemed me from
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Blessing Children. Concerning Childlikeness.
(in Peræa.) ^A Matt. XIX. 13-15; ^B Mark X. 13-16; ^C Luke XVIII. 15-17. ^a 13 Then were there brought ^b 13 And they were bringing ^a unto him little children, { ^c also their babes,} that he should touch them: ^a that he should lay his hands on them, and pray [According to Buxtorf, children were often brought to the presidents of the synagogue in order that they might pray over them. The prayers of a good man in our behalf have always been regarded as a blessing; no wonder, then, that the
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

Cross References
Genesis 28:3
May God Almighty bless you and make you fruitful and increase your numbers until you become a community of peoples.

Genesis 28:13
There above it stood the LORD, and he said: "I am the LORD, the God of your father Abraham and the God of Isaac. I will give you and your descendants the land on which you are lying.

Genesis 28:19
He called that place Bethel, though the city used to be called Luz.

Genesis 35:6
Jacob and all the people with him came to Luz (that is, Bethel) in the land of Canaan.

Genesis 35:9
After Jacob returned from Paddan Aram, God appeared to him again and blessed him.

Genesis 48:2
When Jacob was told, "Your son Joseph has come to you," Israel rallied his strength and sat up on the bed.

Genesis 49:25
because of your father's God, who helps you, because of the Almighty, who blesses you with blessings of the skies above, blessings of the deep springs below, blessings of the breast and womb.

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