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Bible Verse Dictionary

Genesis 48:17 - Firstborn

Genesis 48:17 - And when Joseph saw that his father laid his right hand upon the head of Ephraim, it displeased him: and he held up his father's hand, to remove it from Ephraim's head unto Manasseh's head.
Verse Strongs No. Hebrew
And when Joseph H3130 יוֹסֵף
saw H7200 רָאָה
that H3588 כִּי
his father H1 אָב
laid H7896 שִׁית
his right H3225 יָמִין
hand H3027 יָד
upon H5921 עַל
the head H7218 רֹאשׁ
of Ephraim H669 אֶפְרַיִם
it displeased H3415 יָרַע
him and he held up H8551 תָּמַךְ
his father's hand H3027 יָד
to remove H5493 סוּר
it from H4480 מִן
Ephraim's head H7218 רֹאשׁ
unto H5921 עַל
Manasseh's head H7218 רֹאשׁ

 

Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.