Genesis 48:12
Strong's Lexicon
Then Joseph
יוֹסֵ֛ף (yō·w·sêp̄)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3130: Joseph = 'Jehovah has added' 1) the eldest son of Jacob by Rachel 2) father of Igal, who represented the tribe of Issachar among the spies 3) a son of Asaph 4) a man who took a foreign wife in the time of Ezra 5) a priest of the family of Shebaniah in the time of Nehemiah

אֹתָ֖ם (’ō·ṯām)
Direct object marker | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 853: 1) sign of the definite direct object, not translated in English but generally preceding and indicating the accusative

took
וַיּוֹצֵ֥א (way·yō·w·ṣê)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3318: 1) to go out, come out, exit, go forth 1a) (Qal) 1a1) to go or come out or forth, depart 1a2) to go forth (to a place) 1a3) to go forward, proceed to (to or toward something) 1a4) to come or go forth (with purpose or for result) 1a5) to come out of 1b) (Hiphil) 1b1) to cause to go or come out, bring out, lead out 1b2) to bring out of 1b3) to lead out 1b4) to deliver 1c) (Hophal) to be brought out or forth

them from
מֵעִ֣ם (mê·‘im)
Preposition-m
Strong's Hebrew 5973: 1) with 1a) with 1b) against 1c) toward 1d) as long as 1e) beside, except 1f) in spite of

his father’s knees
בִּרְכָּ֑יו (bir·kāw)
Noun - fdc | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1290: 1) knee 2) weak from fear (fig.)

and bowed down
וַיִּשְׁתַּ֥חוּ (way·yiš·ta·ḥū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hitpael - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7812: 1) to bow down 1a) (Qal) to bow down 1b)(Hiphil) to depress (fig) 1c) (Hithpael) 1c1) to bow down, prostrate oneself 1c1a) before superior in homage 1c1b) before God in worship 1c1c) before false gods 1c1d) before angel

with his face
לְאַפָּ֖יו (lə·’ap·pāw)
Preposition-l | Noun - mdc | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 639: 1) nostril, nose, face 2) anger

to the ground.
אָֽרְצָה׃ (’ā·rə·ṣāh)
Noun - feminine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 776: 1) land, earth 1a) earth 1a1) whole earth (as opposed to a part) 1a2) earth (as opposed to heaven) 1a3) earth (inhabitants) 1b) land 1b1) country, territory 1b2) district, region 1b3) tribal territory 1b4) piece of ground 1b5) land of Canaan, Israel 1b6) inhabitants of land 1b7) Sheol, land without return, (under) world 1b8) city (-state) 1c) ground, surface of the earth 1c1) ground 1c2) soil 1d) (in phrases) 1d1) people of the land 1d2) space or distance of country (in measurements of distance) 1d3) level or plain country 1d4) land of the living 1d5) end(s) of the earth 1e) (almost wholly late in usage) 1e1) lands, countries 1e1a) often in contrast to Canaan

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then Joseph took them from his father’s knees and bowed with his face to the ground.

New American Standard Bible
Then Joseph took them from his knees, and 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.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
Then Joseph removed them from Israel's knees and bowed down with his face to the ground.

New Living Translation
Joseph moved the boys, who were at their grandfather's knees, and he bowed with his face to the ground.

English Standard Version
Then Joseph removed them from his knees, and he bowed himself with his face to the earth.

New American Standard Bible
Then Joseph took them from his knees, and 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.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then Joseph took them from his father's knees and bowed with his face to the ground.

International Standard Version
Joseph took them off his knees and then bowed low with his face to the ground.

NET Bible
So Joseph moved them from Israel's knees and bowed down with his face to the ground.

American Standard Version
And Joseph brought them out from between his knees; and he bowed himself with his face to the earth.

English Revised Version
And 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;






Cross References
Genesis 42:6
And Joseph was the governor over the land, and he it was that sold to all the people of the land: and Joseph's brethren came, and bowed down themselves before him with their faces to the earth.

Genesis 48:11
And Israel said unto Joseph, I had not thought to see thy face: and, lo, God hath shewed me also thy seed.

Genesis 48:13
And Joseph took them both, Ephraim in his right hand toward Israel's left hand, and Manasseh in his left hand toward Israel's right hand, and brought them near unto him.

Genesis 1:1
In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

Genesis 48:10
Now the eyes of Israel were dim for age, so that he could not see. And he brought them near unto him; and he kissed them, and embraced them.

Genesis 48:9
And Joseph said unto his father, They are my sons, whom God hath given me in this place. And he said, Bring them, I pray thee, unto me, and I will bless them.

Genesis 48:14
And Israel stretched out his right hand, and laid it upon Ephraim's head, who was the younger, and his left hand upon Manasseh's head, guiding his hands wittingly; for Manasseh was the firstborn.

Genesis 48:15
And he blessed Joseph, and said, God, before whom my fathers Abraham and Isaac did walk, the God which fed me all my life long unto this day,
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