Genesis 48:22

“Moreover I have given to thee one portion above thy brethren, which I took out of the hand of the Amorite with my sword and with my bow.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Moreouer I haue giuen to thee one portion aboue thy brethren, which I tooke out of the hand of the Amorite with my sword, and with my bow.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"I give you one portion more than your brothers, which I took from the hand of the Amorite with my sword and my bow."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Moreover I have given to thee one portion above thy brethren, which I took out of the hand of the Amorite with my sword and with my bow.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And I have given you more than your brothers, even Shechem as your heritage, which I took from the Amorites with my sword and my bow.
- Basic English Bible

And *I* have given to thee one tract [of land] above thy brethren, which I took out of the hand of the Amorite with my sword and with my bow.
- Darby Bible

Moreover I have given to thee one portion above thy brethren, which I took out of the hand of the Amorite with my sword and with my bow.
- Webster's Bible

Moreover I have given to you one portion above your brothers, which I took out of the hand of the Amorite with my sword and with my bow."
- World English Bible

and I -- I have given to thee one portion above thy brethren, which I have taken out of the hand of the Amorite by my sword and by my bow.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Moreover I have given to thee one portion above thy brethren, which I took out of the hand of the Amorite with my sword and with my bow.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 48:22


48:22 He bestowed one portion upon him above his brethren. The lands bequeathed are described to be those which he took out of the hand of the Amorite with his sword and with his bow. He purchased them first, #Jos 24:32|, and it seems was afterwards disseized of them by the Amorites, but retook them by the sword, repelling force by force, and recovering his right by violence when he could not otherwise recover it. These lands he settled upon Joseph. Mention is made of this grant, #John 4:5|. Pursuant to it, this parcel of ground was given to the tribe of Ephraim as their right, and the lot was never cast upon it: and in it Joseph's bones were buried, which perhaps Jacob had an eye to as much as to any thing in this settlement. It may sometimes be both just and prudent to give some children portions above the rest: but a grave is that which we can most count upon as our own in this earth.


Discussion for Genesis 48:22

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