Genesis 49:25
New International Version
because of your father's God, who helps you, because of the Almighty, who blesses you with blessings of the skies above, blessings of the deep springs below, blessings of the breast and womb.

New Living Translation
May the God of your father help you; may the Almighty bless you with the blessings of the heavens above, and blessings of the watery depths below, and blessings of the breasts and womb.

English Standard Version
by the God of your father who will help you, by the Almighty who will bless you with blessings of heaven above, blessings of the deep that crouches beneath, blessings of the breasts and of the womb.

Berean Study Bible
by the God of your father who helps you, and by the Almighty who blesses you, with blessings of the heavens above, with blessings of the depths below, with blessings of the breasts and womb.

New American Standard Bible
From the God of your father who helps you, And by the Almighty who blesses you With blessings of heaven above, Blessings of the deep that lies beneath, Blessings of the breasts and of the womb.

King James Bible
Even by the God of thy father, who shall help thee; and by the Almighty, who shall bless thee with blessings of heaven above, blessings of the deep that lieth under, blessings of the breasts, and of the womb:

Christian Standard Bible
by the God of your father who helps you, and by the Almighty who blesses you with blessings of the heavens above, blessings of the deep that lies below, and blessings of the breasts and the womb.

Contemporary English Version
Your help came from the God your father worshiped, from God All-Powerful. God will bless you with rain and streams from the earth; he will bless you with many descendants.

Good News Translation
It is your father's God who helps you, The Almighty God who blesses you With blessings of rain from above And of deep waters from beneath the ground, Blessings of many cattle and children,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
by the God of your father who helps you, and by the Almighty who blesses you with blessings of the heavens above, blessings of the deep that lies below, and blessings of the breasts and the womb.

International Standard Version
by your father's God who helps you, by the Almighty who will keep on blessing you with blessings from heaven above, with blessings from the deepest ocean, with blessing from the breasts and the womb.

NET Bible
because of the God of your father, who will help you, because of the sovereign God, who will bless you with blessings from the sky above, blessings from the deep that lies below, and blessings of the breasts and womb.

New Heart English Bible
even by the God of your father, who will help you; by Shaddai, who will bless you, with blessings of heaven above, blessings of the deep that lies below, blessings of the breasts, and of the womb.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
because of the God of your father who helps you, because of the Almighty who gives you blessings from the heavens above, blessings from the deep springs below the ground, blessings from breasts and womb.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Even by the God of thy father, who shall help thee, And by the Almighty, who shall bless thee, With blessings of heaven above, Blessings of the deep that coucheth beneath, Blessings of the breasts, and of the womb.

New American Standard 1977
From the God of your father who helps you, And by the Almighty who blesses you With blessings of heaven above, Blessings of the deep that lies beneath, Blessings of the breasts and of the womb.

Jubilee Bible 2000
by the God of thy father, who shall help thee, and by the Almighty, who shall bless thee with blessings of the heavens above, with blessings of the deep that lies under, with blessings of the breasts and of the womb.

King James 2000 Bible
Even by the God of your father, who shall help you; and by the Almighty, who shall bless you with blessings of heaven above, blessings of the deep that lies beneath, blessings of the breasts, and of the womb:

American King James Version
Even by the God of your father, who shall help you; and by the Almighty, who shall bless you with blessings of heaven above, blessings of the deep that lies under, blessings of the breasts, and of the womb:

American Standard Version
Even by the God of thy father, who shall help thee, And by the Almighty, who shall bless thee, With blessings of heaven above, Blessings of the deep that coucheth beneath, Blessings of the breasts, and of the womb.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
and my God helped thee, and he blessed thee with the blessing of heaven from above, and the blessing of the earth possessing all things, because of the blessing of the breasts and of the womb,

Douay-Rheims Bible
The God of thy father shall be thy helper, and the Almighty shall bless thee with the blessings of heaven above, with the blessings of the deep that lieth be- neath, with the blessings of the breasts and of the womb.

Darby Bible Translation
From the God of thy father, and he will help thee; And from the Almighty, and he will bless thee -- With blessings of heaven from above, With blessings of the deep that lieth under, With blessings of the breast and of the womb.

English Revised Version
Even by the God of thy father, who shall help thee, And by the Almighty, who shall bless thee, With blessings of heaven above, Blessings of the deep that coucheth beneath, Blessings of the breasts, and of the womb.

Webster's Bible Translation
Even by the God of thy father, who shall help thee, and by the Almighty, who shall bless thee with blessings of heaven above, blessings of the deep that lieth beneath, blessings of the breasts, and of the womb:

World English Bible
even by the God of your father, who will help you; by the Almighty, who will bless you, with blessings of heaven above, blessings of the deep that lies below, blessings of the breasts, and of the womb.

Young's Literal Translation
By the God of thy father who helpeth thee, And the Mighty One who blesseth thee, Blessings of the heavens from above, Blessings of the deep lying under, Blessings of breasts and womb; --
Study Bible
Jacob Blesses His Sons
24Yet he steadied his bow, and his strong arms were tempered by the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob, in the name of the Shepherd, the Rock of Israel, 25by the God of your father who helps you, and by the Almighty who blesses you, with blessings of the heavens above, with blessings of the depths below, with blessings of the breasts and womb. 26The blessings of your father have surpassed the blessings of the ancient mountains and the bounty of the everlasting hills. May they rest on the head of Joseph, on the brow of the prince of his brothers.…
Cross References
Genesis 27:28
May God give to you the dew of heaven and the richness of the earth--an abundance of grain and new wine.

Genesis 28:3
May God Almighty bless you and make you fruitful and multiply you, so that you may become a company of peoples.

Genesis 28:13
And there at the top the LORD was standing and saying, "I am the LORD, the God of your father Abraham and the God of Isaac. I will give you and your descendants the land on which you now lie.

Genesis 32:9
Then Jacob declared, "O God of my father Abraham, God of my father Isaac, the LORD who told me, 'Go back to your country and to your kindred, and I will make you prosper,'

Genesis 48:3
Jacob said to Joseph, "God Almighty appeared to me at Luz in the land of Canaan, and there He blessed me

Exodus 18:4
The other son was named Eliezer, because Moses had said, "The God of my father was my helper and delivered me from the sword of Pharaoh."

Treasury of Scripture

Even by the God of your father, who shall help you; and by the Almighty, who shall bless you with blessings of heaven above, blessings of the deep that lies under, blessings of the breasts, and of the womb:

the God.

Genesis 28:13,21
And, behold, the LORD stood above it, and said, I am the LORD God of Abraham thy father, and the God of Isaac: the land whereon thou liest, to thee will I give it, and to thy seed; …

Genesis 35:3
And let us arise, and go up to Bethel; and I will make there an altar unto God, who answered me in the day of my distress, and was with me in the way which I went.

Genesis 43:23
And he said, Peace be to you, fear not: your God, and the God of your father, hath given you treasure in your sacks: I had your money. And he brought Simeon out unto them.

the Almighty.

Genesis 17:1
And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the LORD appeared to Abram, and said unto him, I am the Almighty God; walk before me, and be thou perfect.

Genesis 35:11
And God said unto him, I am God Almighty: be fruitful and multiply; a nation and a company of nations shall be of thee, and kings shall come out of thy loins;

with blessings.

Deuteronomy 28:2-12
And all these blessings shall come on thee, and overtake thee, if thou shalt hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God…

Deuteronomy 33:13
And of Joseph he said, Blessed of the LORD be his land, for the precious things of heaven, for the dew, and for the deep that coucheth beneath,

Psalm 84:11
For the LORD God is a sun and shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.







Lexicon
by the God
מֵאֵ֨ל (mê·’êl)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 410: Strength -- as adjective, mighty, the Almighty

of your father
אָבִ֜יךָ (’ā·ḇî·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1: Father

who helps you,
וְיַעְזְרֶ֗ךָּ (wə·ya‘·zə·re·kā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect - third person masculine singular | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5826: To surround, protect, aid

and by the Almighty
שַׁדַּי֙ (šad·day)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7706: The Almighty

who blesses you,
וִיבָ֣רְכֶ֔ךָּ (wî·ḇā·rə·ḵe·kā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Conjunctive imperfect - third person masculine singular | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1288: To kneel, to bless God, man, to curse

with blessings
בִּרְכֹ֤ת (bir·ḵōṯ)
Noun - feminine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 1293: Benediction, prosperity

of the heavens
שָׁמַ֙יִם֙ (šā·ma·yim)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 8064: Heaven, sky

above,
מֵעָ֔ל (mê·‘āl)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5921: Above, over, upon, against

with blessings
בִּרְכֹ֥ת (bir·ḵōṯ)
Noun - feminine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 1293: Benediction, prosperity

of the depths
תְּה֖וֹם (tə·hō·wm)
Noun - common singular
Strong's Hebrew 8415: An abyss, the deep

below,
תָּ֑חַת (tā·ḥaṯ)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 8478: The bottom, below, in lieu of

with blessings
בִּרְכֹ֥ת (bir·ḵōṯ)
Noun - feminine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 1293: Benediction, prosperity

of the breasts
שָׁדַ֖יִם (šā·ḏa·yim)
Noun - md
Strong's Hebrew 7699: The breast of a, woman, animal

and womb.
וָרָֽחַם׃ (wā·rā·ḥam)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7356: Compassion, the womb, a maiden
(25) Even by the God of thy father.--In the Hebrew this follows directly upon the preceding clause: "from the Shepherd, the Stone of Israel; from the God of thy father, who shall help thee; and from the Almighty," &c.

Blessings of heaven above are the rains and dew; those of "the deep" beneath are lakes, rivers, and springs; and those of "the breasts and womb" mean an abundant offspring both of men and cattle. (For the opposite curse see Hosea 9:14.)

49:22-27 The blessing of Joseph is very full. What Jacob says of him, is history as well as prophecy. Jacob reminds him of the difficulties and fiery darts of temptations he had formerly struggled through. His faith did not fail, but through his trials he bore all his burdens with firmness, and did not do anything unbecoming. All our strength for resisting temptations, and bearing afflictions, comes from God; his grace is sufficient. Joseph became the shepherd of Israel, to take care of his father and family; also the stone of Israel, their foundation and strong support. In this, as in many other things, Joseph was a remarkable type of the Good Shepherd, and tried Corner Stone of the whole church of God. Blessings are promised to Joseph's posterity, typical of the vast and everlasting blessings which come upon the spiritual seed of Christ. Jacob blessed all his sons, but especially Joseph, who was separated from his brethren. Not only separated in Egypt, but, possessing eminent dignity, and more devoted to God. Of Benjamin it is said, He shall ravin as a wolf. Jacob was guided in what he said by the Spirit of prophecy, and not by natural affection; else he would have spoken with more tenderness of his beloved son Benjamin. Concerning him he only foresees and foretells, that his posterity should be a warlike tribe, strong and daring, and that they should enrich themselves with the spoils of their enemies; that they should be active. Blessed Paul was of this tribe, Ro 11:1; Php 3:5; he, in the morning of his day, devoured the prey as a persecutor, but in the evening divided the spoils as a preacher; he shared the blessings of Judah's Lion, and assisted in his victories.
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