New Living Translation
Joseph named his second son Ephraim, for he said, "God has made me fruitful in this land of my grief."
King James Bible
And the name of the second called he Ephraim: For God hath caused me to be fruitful in the land of my affliction.
Darby Bible Translation
And the name of the second he called Ephraim For God has caused me to be fruitful in the land of my affliction.
World English Bible
The name of the second, he called Ephraim: "For God has made me fruitful in the land of my affliction."
Young's Literal Translation
and the name of the second he hath called Ephraim: 'for, God hath caused me to be fruitful in the land of mine affliction.'
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Massecheth Berachoth, or Tractate on Benedictions  Mishnah--From what time is the "Shema" said in the evening? From the hour that the priests entered to eat of their therumah  until the end of the first night watch.  These are the words of Rabbi Eliezer. But the sages say: Till midnight. Rabban Gamaliel says: Until the column of the morning (the dawn) rises. It happened, that his sons came back from a banquet. They said to him: "We have not said the Shema.'" He said to them, "If the column …
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I will make you extremely fruitful. Your descendants will become many nations, and kings will be among them!
May God Almighty bless you and give you many children. And may your descendants multiply and become many nations!
Joseph named his older son Manasseh, for he said, "God has made me forget all my troubles and everyone in my father's family."
At last the seven years of bumper crops throughout the land of Egypt came to an end.
One day not long after this, word came to Joseph, "Your father is failing rapidly." So Joseph went to visit his father, and he took with him his two sons, Manasseh and Ephraim.
But Jacob crossed his arms as he reached out to lay his hands on the boys' heads. He put his right hand on the head of Ephraim, though he was the younger boy, and his left hand on the head of Manasseh, though he was the firstborn.
"Joseph is the foal of a wild donkey, the foal of a wild donkey at a spring--one of the wild donkeys on the ridge.
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