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12 His eyes are dark like the color of wine,
    and his teeth are as white as the color of milk.

13 “Zebulun will live ·near [L at the shore/coast of] the sea.
    His ·shore [coast] will be a safe place for ships,
and his land will reach as far as Sidon [10:15].

14 “Issachar is like a strong donkey
    who lies down ·while carrying his load [or between the pack saddles].

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12 His eyes will be darker than wine,
    his teeth whiter than milk.[a](A)

13 “Zebulun(B) will live by the seashore
    and become a haven for ships;
    his border will extend toward Sidon.(C)

14 “Issachar(D) is a rawboned[b] donkey
    lying down among the sheep pens.[c](E)

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 49:12 Or will be dull from wine, / his teeth white from milk
  2. Genesis 49:14 Or strong
  3. Genesis 49:14 Or the campfires; or the saddlebags

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