Genesis 49:20
New International Version
“Asher’s food will be rich; he will provide delicacies fit for a king.

New Living Translation
“Asher will dine on rich foods and produce food fit for kings.

English Standard Version
“Asher’s food shall be rich, and he shall yield royal delicacies.

Berean Study Bible
Asher’s food will be rich; he shall provide royal delicacies.

King James Bible
Out of Asher his bread shall be fat, and he shall yield royal dainties.

New King James Version
“Bread from Asher shall be rich, And he shall yield royal dainties.

New American Standard Bible
“As for Asher, his food shall be rich, And he will yield royal delicacies.

NASB 1995
“As for Asher, his food shall be rich, And he will yield royal dainties.

NASB 1977
“As for Asher, his food shall be rich, And he shall yield royal dainties.

Amplified Bible
“Asher’s food [supply] shall be rich and bountiful, And he shall yield and deliver royal delights.

Christian Standard Bible
Asher’s food will be rich, and he will produce royal delicacies.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Asher’s food will be rich, and he will produce royal delicacies.

American Standard Version
Out of Asher his bread shall be fat, And he shall yield royal dainties.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Ashir’s land is good and he will give nourishment to the King.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Aser, his bread shall be fat; and he shall yield dainties to princes.

Contemporary English Version
Asher, you will eat food fancy enough for a king.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Aser, his bread shall be fat, and he shall yield dainties to kings.

Good News Translation
"Asher's land will produce rich food. He will provide food fit for a king.

International Standard Version
"Asher's food will be delicious; he will be a provider of delicacies fit for royalty."

JPS Tanakh 1917
As for Asher, his bread shall be fat, And he shall yield royal dainties.

Literal Standard Version
Out of Asher his bread [is] fat; And he gives delicacies of a king.

New American Bible
“Asher’s produce is rich, and he shall furnish delicacies for kings.

NET Bible
Asher's food will be rich, and he will provide delicacies to royalty.

New Revised Standard Version
Asher’s food shall be rich, and he shall provide royal delicacies.

New Heart English Bible
Asher?s food will be rich, and he will provide royal delicacies.

World English Bible
"Asher's food will be rich. He will yield royal dainties.

Young's Literal Translation
Out of Asher his bread is fat; And he giveth dainties of a king.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Jacob Blesses His Sons
19Gad will be attacked by raiders, but he will attack their heels. 20Asher’s food will be rich; he shall provide royal delicacies. 21Naphtali is a doe set free that bears beautiful fawns.…

Cross References
Genesis 30:13
Leah said, "How happy I am! For the women call me happy." So she named him Asher.

Deuteronomy 33:24
And concerning Asher he said: "May Asher be the most blessed of sons; may he be the most favored among his brothers and dip his foot in oil.

Deuteronomy 33:25
May the bolts of your gate be iron and bronze, and may your strength match your days."


Treasury of Scripture

Out of Asher his bread shall be fat, and he shall yield royal dainties.

Genesis 30:13
And Leah said, Happy am I, for the daughters will call me blessed: and she called his name Asher.

Genesis 46:17
And the sons of Asher; Jimnah, and Ishuah, and Isui, and Beriah, and Serah their sister: and the sons of Beriah; Heber, and Malchiel.

Deuteronomy 33:24,25
And of Asher he said, Let Asher be blessed with children; let him be acceptable to his brethren, and let him dip his foot in oil…











(20) Asher.--The territory of this tribe, extending along the coast from Mount Carmel to Lebanon, was very productive. Zebulun, the trading tribe, could reach the sea only through their possessions.

Verse 20. - Out of Asher his bread shall be fat, and he shall yield royal dainties - literally, dainties of, or for, the king. The first clause may be otherwise rendered: Of Asher the bread shall be fat (Kalisch); fat shall be his bread (Murphy); Out of Asher (cometh) fat his bread (Keil). The import of the blessing is that Asher should possess a specially productive soil

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Asher’s
מֵאָשֵׁ֖ר (mê·’ā·šêr)
Preposition-m | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 836: Asher -- 'happy one', a son of Jacob, also the tribe descended from him, also perhaps a city in Palestine

food
לַחְמ֑וֹ (laḥ·mōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 3899: Food, bread, grain

will be rich;
שְׁמֵנָ֣ה (šə·mê·nāh)
Adjective - feminine singular
Strong's 8082: Greasy, gross, rich

he
וְה֥וּא (wə·hū)
Conjunctive waw | Pronoun - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

shall provide
יִתֵּ֖ן (yit·tên)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

royal
מֶֽלֶךְ׃ (me·leḵ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4428: A king

delicacies.
מַֽעֲדַנֵּי־ (ma·‘ă·ḏan·nê-)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 4574: A dainty (food), delight


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