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Soothly Almighty God bless thee (And may Almighty God bless thee), and make thee to increase, and multiply thee, (so) that thou be into companies of peoples;

and God give to thee the blessing of Abraham, and to thy seed after thee, that thou wield the land of thy pilgrimage, which he promised to thy grand-sire. (and may God give thee the blessing of Abraham, and thy descendants after thee, so that thou possessest this land where thou art now living, which he promised to thy grandfather.)

And when Isaac had let go Jacob, Jacob went forth, and came into Mesopotamia of Syria, to Laban, the son of Bethuel of Syria, the brother of Rebecca, his mother. (And so when Isaac had let Jacob go, he went forth, and came to Paddan-aram, and to Laban, the son of Bethuel the Syrian, the brother of his mother Rebecca.)

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May God Almighty[a](A) bless(B) you and make you fruitful(C) and increase your numbers(D) until you become a community of peoples. May he give you and your descendants the blessing given to Abraham,(E) so that you may take possession of the land(F) where you now reside as a foreigner,(G) the land God gave to Abraham.” Then Isaac sent Jacob on his way,(H) and he went to Paddan Aram,(I) to Laban son of Bethuel the Aramean,(J) the brother of Rebekah,(K) who was the mother of Jacob and Esau.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 28:3 Hebrew El-Shaddai

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