Chapter 33

Moses blesses the tribes

33:1 And this [is] the blessing, by which Moses the man of God blessed the children of Israel before his death.
33:2 And he said, The LORD came from Sinai, and rose up from Seir to them; he shined forth from mount Paran, and he came with ten thousands of saints from his right hand [went] a fiery law for them.
33:3 Yea, he loved the people ; all his saints [are] in your hand and they sat down at your feet ; [every one] shall receive of your words.
33:4 Moses commanded us a law, [even] the inheritance of the congregation of Jacob.
33:5 And he was king in Jeshurun, when the heads of the people [and] the tribes of Israel were gathered together.
33:6 Let Reuben live, and not die ; and let [not] his men be few.
33:7 And this [is the blessing] of Judah and he said, Hear, LORD, the voice of Judah, and bring him to his people let his hands be sufficient for him; and be you an help [to him] from his enemies.
33:8 And of Levi he said, [Let] your Thummim and your Urim [be] with your holy one, whom you did prove at Massah, [and with] whom you did strive at the waters of Meribah ;
33:9 Who said to his father and to his mother, I have not seen him; neither did he acknowledge his brethren, nor knew his own children for they have observed your word, and kept your covenant.
33:10 They shall teach Jacob your judgments, and Israel your law they shall put incense before ya'll , and whole burnt sacrifice upon your altar.
33:11 Bless, LORD, his substance, and accept the work of his hands strike through the loins of them that rise against him, and of them that hate him, that they rise not again.
33:12 [And] of Benjamin he said, The beloved of the LORD shall stay in safety by him; [and the LORD] shall cover him all the day long, and he shall stay between his shoulders.
33:13 And of Joseph he said, Blessed of the LORD [be] his land, for the precious things of heaven, for the dew, and for the deep that coucheth beneath,
33:14 And for the precious fruits [brought forth] by the sun, and for the precious things put forth by the moon,
33:15 And for the chief things of the ancient mountains, and for the precious things of the lasting hills,
33:16 And for the precious things of the earth and fulness thereof, and [for] the good will of him that dwelt in the bush let [the blessing] come upon the head of Joseph, and upon the top of the head of him [that was] separated from his brethren.
33:17 His glory [is like] the firstling of his bullock, and his horns [are like] the horns of unicorns with them he shall push the people together to the ends of the earth and they [are] the ten thousands of Ephraim, and they [are] the thousands of Manasseh.
33:18 And of Zebulun he said, Rejoice, Zebulun, in your going out; and, Issachar, in your tents.
33:19 They shall call the people to the mountain ; there they shall offer sacrifices of righteousness for they shall suck [of] the abundance of the seas, and [of] treasures hid in the sand.
33:20 And of Gad he said, Blessed [be] he that enlarges Gad he stays as a lion, and tears the arm with the crown of the head.
33:21 And he provided the first part for himself, because there, [in] a portion of the lawgiver, [was he] seated ; and he came with the heads of the people, he executed the justice of the LORD, and his judgments with Israel.
33:22 And of Dan he said, Dan [is] a lion's whelp he shall leap from Bashan.
33:23 And of Naphtali he said, O Naphtali, satisfied with favour, and full with the blessing of the LORD possess you the west and the south.
33:24 And of Asher he said, [Let] Asher [be] blessed with children ; let him be acceptable to his brethren, and let him dip his foot in oil.
33:25 Your shoes [shall be] iron and brass ; and as your days, [so shall] your strength [be].
33:26 [There is] none like to the God of Jeshurun, [who] rideth upon the heaven in your help, and in his excellency on the sky.
33:27 The eternal God [is your] refuge, and underneath [are] the everlasting arms and he shall thrust out the enemy from before ya'll ; and shall say, Destroy [them].

Safety of Israel

33:28 Israel then shall stay in safety alone the fountain of Jacob [shall be] upon a land of grain and wine ; also his heavens shall drop down dew.
33:29 Happy [are] you, O Israel who [is] like to ya'll , O people saved by the LORD, the shield of your help, and who [is] the sword of your excellency! and your enemies shall be found liars to ya'll ; and you will tread upon their high places.

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Chapter 31 || Chapter 32 || Chapter 33 || Chapter 34