KJV LexiconAnd one told
to front, i.e. stand boldly out opposite; by implication (causatively), to manifest; figuratively, to announce (always by word of mouth to one present); specifically, to expose, predict, explain, praise
heel-catcher (i.e. supplanter); Jaakob, the Israelitish patriarch -- Jacob.
to say (used with great latitude)
Behold thy son
a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc.
let him add (or perhaps simply active participle adding); Joseph, the name of seven Israelites -- Joseph.
to go or come (in a wide variety of applications)
unto thee and Israel
he will rule as God; Jisrael, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity: --Israel.
to fasten upon; hence, to seize, be strong (figuratively, courageous, causatively strengthen, cure, help, repair, fortify), obstinate; to bind, restrain, conquer
himself and sat
to sit down (specifically as judge. in ambush, in quiet); by implication, to dwell, to remain; causatively, to settle, to marry
upon the bed
a bed (as extended) for sleeping or eating; by analogy, a sofa, litter or bier -- bed(-chamber), bier.
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
When it was told to Jacob, "Behold, your son Joseph has come to you," Israel collected his strength and sat up in the bed.
King James Bible
And one told Jacob, and said, Behold, thy son Joseph cometh unto thee: and Israel strengthened himself, and sat upon the bed.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
When Jacob was told, "Your son Joseph has come to you," Israel summoned his strength and sat up in bed.
International Standard Version
As soon as Jacob was informed, "Look! Your son Joseph has come to visit you," Israel rallied his strength and sat up in bed.
When Jacob was told, "Your son Joseph has just come to you," Israel regained strength and sat up on his bed.
GOD'S WORD® Translation
When Jacob was told, "Your son Joseph is here to see you," Israel gathered his strength and sat up in bed.
King James 2000 Bible
And one told Jacob, and said, Behold, your son Joseph comes unto you: and Israel strengthened himself, and sat upon the bed.
Genesis 48:2 NIV
Genesis 48:2 NLT
Genesis 48:2 ESV
Genesis 48:2 NASB
Genesis 48:2 KJV