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Genesis 48 General Notes

Structure and formatting

Some translations indent each line of poetry to make it easier to read. The ULB does this with the poetry in 48:15-16, and in 58:20.

Special concepts in this chapter

Blessing

The blessing of Jacob is given to Joseph, and his sons Manasseh and Ephraim. It is probably distinct from inheriting the promises Yahweh gave to Abraham because Scripture talks about all of Israel's descendants inheriting those promises. (See: rc://en/tw/dict/bible/kt/bless, rc://en/tw/dict/bible/kt/inherit and rc://en/tw/dict/bible/kt/promise)

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