New Living Translation
Joseph moved the boys, who were at their grandfather's knees, and he bowed with his face to the ground.
King James Bible
And Joseph brought them out from between his knees, and he bowed himself with his face to the earth.
Darby Bible Translation
And Joseph brought them out from his knees, and bowed down with his face to the earth.
World English Bible
Joseph brought them out from between his knees, and he bowed himself with his face to the earth.
Young's Literal Translation
And Joseph bringeth them out from between his knees, and boweth himself on his face to the earth;
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Subdivision B. At Jacob's Well, and at Sychar. ^D John IV. 5-42. ^d 5 So he cometh to a city of Samaria, called Sychar, near to the parcel of ground that Jacob gave to his son Joseph. 6 and Jacob's well was there. [Commentators long made the mistake of supposing that Shechem, now called Nablous, was the town here called Sychar. Sheckem lies a mile and a half west of Jacob's well, while the real Sychar, now called 'Askar, lies scarcely half a mile north of the well. It was a small town, loosely called …
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel
Since Joseph was governor of all Egypt and in charge of selling grain to all the people, it was to him that his brothers came. When they arrived, they bowed before him with their faces to the ground.
Then Jacob said to Joseph, "I never thought I would see your face again, but now God has let me see your children, too!"
Then he positioned the boys in front of Jacob. With his right hand he directed Ephraim toward Jacob's left hand, and with his left hand he put Manasseh at Jacob's right hand.
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