“Their inward thought is, that their houses shall continue for ever, and their dwelling places to all generations; they call their lands after their own names.”
King James Version (KJV)
49:11 Thought - Tho' they are ashamed to express, yet it is their secret hope. Houses - Either their posterity, often called mens houses: or their mansion - houses, as it is explained in the next clause. For ever - To them and theirs in succeeding generations. Call - Fondly dreaming by this means to immortalize their memories.