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11 Israel said to Joseph, ‘I did not expect to see your face; and here God has let me see your children also.’ 12 Then Joseph removed them from his father’s knees,[a] and he bowed himself with his face to the earth. 13 Joseph took them both, Ephraim in his right hand towards Israel’s left, and Manasseh in his left hand towards Israel’s right, and brought them near him.

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  1. Genesis 48:12 Heb from his knees

11 Israel(A) said to Joseph, “I never expected to see your face again,(B) and now God has allowed me to see your children too.”(C)

12 Then Joseph removed them from Israel’s knees(D) and bowed down with his face to the ground.(E) 13 And Joseph took both of them, Ephraim on his right toward Israel’s left hand and Manasseh on his left toward Israel’s right hand,(F) and brought them close to him.

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