20 He blessed(A) them that day(B) and said,

“In your[a] name will Israel(C) pronounce this blessing:(D)
    ‘May God make you like Ephraim(E) and Manasseh.(F)’”

So he put Ephraim ahead of Manasseh.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 48:20 The Hebrew is singular.

43 Moses inspected the work and saw that they had done it just as the Lord had commanded.(A) So Moses blessed(B) them.

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