Genesis 41:52
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New Living Translation
Joseph named his second son Ephraim, for he said, "God has made me fruitful in this land of my grief."

King James Bible
And the name of the second called he Ephraim: For God hath caused me to be fruitful in the land of my affliction.

Darby Bible Translation
And the name of the second he called Ephraim For God has caused me to be fruitful in the land of my affliction.

World English Bible
The name of the second, he called Ephraim: "For God has made me fruitful in the land of my affliction."

Young's Literal Translation
and the name of the second he hath called Ephraim: 'for, God hath caused me to be fruitful in the land of mine affliction.'

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Genesis 41:52 Parallel Commentaries
Appendix 2 Extracts from the Babylon Talmud
Massecheth Berachoth, or Tractate on Benedictions [76] Mishnah--From what time is the "Shema" said in the evening? From the hour that the priests entered to eat of their therumah [77] until the end of the first night watch. [78] These are the words of Rabbi Eliezer. But the sages say: Till midnight. Rabban Gamaliel says: Until the column of the morning (the dawn) rises. It happened, that his sons came back from a banquet. They said to him: "We have not said the Shema.'" He said to them, "If the column
Alfred Edersheim—Sketches of Jewish Social Life

An American Reformer
An Upright, honest-hearted farmer, who had been led to doubt the divine authority of the Scriptures, yet who sincerely desired to know the truth, was the man specially chosen of God to lead out in the proclamation of Christ's second coming. Like many other reformers, William Miller had in early life battled with poverty and had thus learned the great lessons of energy and self-denial. The members of the family from which he sprang were characterized by an independent, liberty-loving spirit, by capability
Ellen Gould White—The Great Controversy

The Old Testament opens very impressively. In measured and dignified language it introduces the story of Israel's origin and settlement upon the land of Canaan (Gen.--Josh.) by the story of creation, i.-ii. 4a, and thus suggests, at the very beginning, the far-reaching purpose and the world-wide significance of the people and religion of Israel. The narrative has not travelled far till it becomes apparent that its dominant interests are to be religious and moral; for, after a pictorial sketch of
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Genesis 17:6
I will make you extremely fruitful. Your descendants will become many nations, and kings will be among them!

Genesis 28:3
May God Almighty bless you and give you many children. And may your descendants multiply and become many nations!

Genesis 41:51
Joseph named his older son Manasseh, for he said, "God has made me forget all my troubles and everyone in my father's family."

Genesis 41:53
At last the seven years of bumper crops throughout the land of Egypt came to an end.

Genesis 48:1
One day not long after this, word came to Joseph, "Your father is failing rapidly." So Joseph went to visit his father, and he took with him his two sons, Manasseh and Ephraim.

Genesis 48:14
But Jacob crossed his arms as he reached out to lay his hands on the boys' heads. He put his right hand on the head of Ephraim, though he was the younger boy, and his left hand on the head of Manasseh, though he was the firstborn.

Genesis 49:22
"Joseph is the foal of a wild donkey, the foal of a wild donkey at a spring--one of the wild donkeys on the ridge.

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