Genesis 48:20 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]

Genesis 48:20, NIV: "He blessed them that day and said, 'In your name will Israel pronounce this blessing: 'May God make you like Ephraim and Manasseh.'' So he put Ephraim ahead of Manasseh."

Genesis 48:20, ESV: "So he blessed them that day, saying, “By you Israel will pronounce blessings, saying, ‘God make you as Ephraim and as Manasseh.’” Thus he put Ephraim before Manasseh."

Genesis 48:20, KJV: "And he blessed them that day, saying, In thee shall Israel bless, saying, God make thee as Ephraim and as Manasseh: and he set Ephraim before Manasseh."

Genesis 48:20, NASB: "So he blessed them that day, saying, 'By you Israel will pronounce blessing, saying, ‘May God make you like Ephraim and Manasseh!’?' And so he put Ephraim before Manasseh."

Genesis 48:20, NLT: "So Jacob blessed the boys that day with this blessing: 'The people of Israel will use your names when they give a blessing. They will say, 'May God make you as prosperous as Ephraim and Manasseh.'' In this way, Jacob put Ephraim ahead of Manasseh."

Genesis 48:20, CSB: "So he blessed them that day, putting Ephraim before Manasseh when he said, "The nation Israel will invoke blessings by you, saying, 'May God make you like Ephraim and Manasseh.'""

What does Genesis 48:20 mean? [⇑ See verse text ⇑]

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