Genesis 48:3
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New Living Translation
Jacob said to Joseph, "God Almighty appeared to me at Luz in the land of Canaan and blessed me.

King James Bible
And Jacob said unto Joseph, God Almighty appeared unto me at Luz in the land of Canaan, and blessed me,

Darby Bible Translation
And Jacob said to Joseph, The Almighty �God appeared to me at Luz in the land of Canaan, and blessed me,

World English Bible
Jacob said to Joseph, "God Almighty appeared to me at Luz in the land of Canaan, and blessed me,

Young's Literal Translation
And Jacob saith unto Joseph, 'God Almighty hath appeared unto me, in Luz, in the land of Canaan, and blesseth me,

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

48:3 God blessed me - And let that blessing be entailed upon them. God had promised him two things, a numerous issue, and Canaan for an inheritance. And Joseph's sons, pursuant hereunto, should each of them multiply into a tribe, and each of them have a distinct lot in Canaan, equal with Jacob's own sons. See how he blessed them by faith in that which God had said to him Heb 11:21.

Genesis 48:3 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Jesus Sets Out from Judæa for Galilee.
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

Genesis
The Old Testament opens very impressively. In measured and dignified language it introduces the story of Israel's origin and settlement upon the land of Canaan (Gen.--Josh.) by the story of creation, i.-ii. 4a, and thus suggests, at the very beginning, the far-reaching purpose and the world-wide significance of the people and religion of Israel. The narrative has not travelled far till it becomes apparent that its dominant interests are to be religious and moral; for, after a pictorial sketch of
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Genesis 28:3
May God Almighty bless you and give you many children. And may your descendants multiply and become many nations!

Genesis 28:13
At the top of the stairway stood the LORD, and he said, "I am the LORD, the God of your grandfather Abraham, and the God of your father, Isaac. The ground you are lying on belongs to you. I am giving it to you and your descendants.

Genesis 28:19
He named that place Bethel (which means "house of God"), although it was previously called Luz.

Genesis 35:6
Eventually, Jacob and his household arrived at Luz (also called Bethel) in Canaan.

Genesis 35:9
Now that Jacob had returned from Paddan-aram, God appeared to him again at Bethel. God blessed him,

Genesis 48:2
When Joseph arrived, Jacob was told, "Your son Joseph has come to see you." So Jacob gathered his strength and sat up in his bed.

Genesis 49:25
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.

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