Genesis 48:16
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
The angelהַמַּלְאָךְ֩
(ham·mal·'ach)
4397: a messengerfrom an unused word
who has redeemedהַגֹּאֵ֨ל
(hag·go·'el)
1350: to redeem, act as kinsmana prim. root
me from allמִכָּל־
(mik·kol-)
3605: the whole, allfrom kalal
evil,רָ֗ע
(ra)
7451b: evil, distress, misery, injury, calamityfrom the same as roa
Blessיְבָרֵךְ֮
(ye·va·rech)
1288: to kneel, blessa prim. root
the lads;הַנְּעָרִים֒
(han·ne·'a·rim)
5288: a boy, lad, youth, retainerof uncertain derivation
And may my nameשְׁמִ֔י
(she·mi,)
8034: a nameof uncertain derivation
liveוְיִקָּרֵ֤א
(ve·yik·ka·re)
7121: to call, proclaim, reada prim. root
on in them, And the namesוְשֵׁ֥ם
(ve·shem)
8034: a nameof uncertain derivation
of my fathersאֲבֹתַ֖י
(a·vo·tai)
1: fatherfrom an unused word
Abrahamאַבְרָהָ֣ם
(av·ra·ham)
85: "exalted father," the father of the Jewish nationfrom ab and an unused word, see Abram
and Isaac;וְיִצְחָ֑ק
(ve·yitz·chak;)
3327: "he laughs," son of Abraham and Sarahfrom tsachaq
And may they growוְיִדְגּ֥וּ
(ve·yid·gu)
1711: to multiply, increasea prim. root
into a multitudeלָרֹ֖ב
(la·rov)
7230: multitude, abundance, greatnessfrom rabab
in the midstבְּקֶ֥רֶב
(be·ke·rev)
7130: inward part, midstfrom an unused word
of the earth."הָאָֽרֶץ׃
(ha·'a·retz.)
776: earth, landa prim. root







KJV Lexicon
The Angel
mal'ak  (mal-awk')
a messenger; specifically, of God, i.e. an angel (also a prophet, priest or teacher) -- ambassador, angel, king, messenger.
which redeemed
ga'al  (gaw-al')
to redeem (according to the Oriental law of kinship), i.e. to be the next of kin (and as such to buy back a relative's property, marry his widow, etc.);
me from all evil
ra`  (rah)
bad or (as noun) evil (natural or moral)one), worse(-st), wretchedness, wrong. (Incl. feminine raaah; as adjective or noun.).
bless
barak  (baw-rak')
to kneel; by implication to bless God (as an act of adoration), and (vice-versa) man (as a benefit); also (by euphemism) to curse (God or the king, as treason)
the lads
na`ar  (nah'-ar)
babe, boy, child, damsel (from the margin), lad, servant, young (man).
and let my name
shem  (shame)
an appellation, as a mark or memorial of individuality; by implication honor, authority, character -- + base, (in-)fame(-ous), named(-d), renown, report.
be named
qara'  (kaw-raw')
to call out to (i.e. properly, address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications)
on them and the name
shem  (shame)
an appellation, as a mark or memorial of individuality; by implication honor, authority, character -- + base, (in-)fame(-ous), named(-d), renown, report.
of my fathers
'ab  (awb)
father, in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application) -- chief, (fore-)father(-less), patrimony, principal. Compare names in Abi-.
Abraham
'Abraham  (ab-raw-hawm')
father of a multitude; Abraham, the later name of Abram -- Abraham.
and Isaac
Yitschaq  (yits-khawk')
laughter (i.e. mochery); Jitschak (or Isaac), son of Abraham -- Isaac.
and let them grow
dagah  (daw-gaw')
to move rapidly; to spawn, i.e. become numerous -- grow.
into a multitude
rob  (robe)
abundance (in any respect) -- abundance(-antly), all, common (sort), excellent, great(-ly, -ness, number), huge, be increased, long, many, more in number, most, much, multitude, plenty(-ifully), very (age).
in the midst
qereb  (keh'-reb)
the nearest part, i.e. the center, whether literal, figurative or adverbial (especially with preposition)
of the earth
'erets  (eh'-rets)
the earth (at large, or partitively a land) -- common, country, earth, field, ground, land, natins, way, + wilderness, world.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The angel who has redeemed me from all evil, Bless the lads; And may my name live on in them, And the names of my fathers Abraham and Isaac; And may they grow into a multitude in the midst of the earth."

King James Bible
The Angel which redeemed me from all evil, bless the lads; and let my name be named on them, and the name of my fathers Abraham and Isaac; and let them grow into a multitude in the midst of the earth.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
the Angel who has redeemed me from all harm-- may He bless these boys. And may they be called by my name and the names of my fathers Abraham and Isaac, and may they grow to be numerous within the land.

International Standard Version
the angel who has been rescuing me from all sorts of evil, bless these young men. May my name continue to live on within them, including the names of my ancestors Abraham and Isaac, and may they grow into a vast multitude throughout the earth."

NET Bible
the Angel who has protected me from all harm--bless these boys. May my name be named in them, and the name of my fathers Abraham and Isaac. May they grow into a multitude on the earth."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
may the Messenger, who has rescued me from all evil, bless these boys. May they be called by my name and by the names of my grandfather Abraham and my father Isaac. May they have many children on the earth."

King James 2000 Bible
The Angel who redeemed me from all evil, bless the lads; and let my name be perpetuated in them, and the name of my fathers Abraham and Isaac; and let them grow into a multitude in the midst of the earth.
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