Jacob blesses his sons and their seed—Reuben, Simeon, and Levi are chastened—Judah will rule until Shiloh (Christ) comes—Joseph is a fruitful bough by a well—His branches (the Nephites and Lamanites) will run over the wall—The Shepherd and Stone of Israel (Christ) will bless Joseph temporally and spiritually—Jacob chooses to be buried with his fathers in Canaan—He yields up the ghost and is gathered to his people.
2 Gather yourselves together, and hear, ye sons of Jacob; and hearken unto Israel your afather.
12 His eyes shall be red with wine, and his teeth white with milk.
13 ¶ aZebulun shall dwell at the haven of the sea; and he shall be for an haven of ships; and his border shall be unto Zidon.
14 ¶ aIssachar is a strong ass couching down between two burdens:
15 And he saw that rest was good, and the land that it was pleasant; and bowed his shoulder to bear, and became a servant unto tribute.
17 Dan shall be a serpent by the way, an adder in the path, that biteth the horse heels, so that his rider shall fall backward.
18 I have awaited for thy salvation, O Lord.
20 ¶ Out of aAsher his bread shall be fat, and he shall yield royal dainties.
21 ¶ aNaphtali is a hind let loose: he giveth goodly words.
23 The archers have sorely grieved him, and shot at him, and hated him:
25 Even by the God of thy father, who shall help thee; and by the aAlmighty, who shall bless thee with blessings of heaven above, blessings of the deep that lieth under, blessings of the breasts, and of the bwomb:
26 The ablessings of thy father have prevailed above the blessings of my progenitors unto the butmost bound of the everlasting chills: they shall be on the head of dJoseph, and on the crown of the head of him that was separate from his brethren.
27 ¶ aBenjamin shall ravin as a wolf: in the morning he shall devour the prey, and at night he shall divide the spoil.
31 There they aburied Abraham and Sarah his wife; there they buried Isaac and Rebekah his wife; and there I buried Leah.
32 The purchase of the field and of the cave that is therein was from the children of Heth.