33:1 And this is the blessing, wherewith Moses the man of God blessed the children of Israel before his death.
33:1 Now this is the blessing with which Moses the man of God blessed the sons of Israel before his death.

33:2 And he said, Jehovah came from Sinai, And rose from Seir unto them; He shined forth from mount Paran, And he came from the ten thousands of holy ones: At his right hand was a fiery law for them.
33:2 And he said, "The LORD came from Sinai, And dawned on them from Seir; He shone forth from Mount Paran, And He came from the midst of ten thousand holy ones; At His right hand there was flashing lightning for them.

33:3 Yea, he loveth the people; All his saints are in thy hand: And they sat down at thy feet; (Every one) shall receive of thy words.
33:3 "Indeed, He loves the people; All Thy holy ones are in Thy hand, And they followed in Thy steps; [Everyone] receives of Thy words.

33:4 Moses commanded us a law, An inheritance for the assembly of Jacob.
33:4 "Moses charged us with a law, A possession for the assembly of Jacob.

33:5 And he was king in Jeshurun, When the heads of the people were gathered, All the tribes of Israel together.
33:5 "And He was king in Jeshurun, When the heads of the people were gathered, The tribes of Israel together.

33:6 Let Reuben live, and not die; Nor let his men be few.
33:6 "May Reuben live and not die, Nor his men be few."

33:7 And this is (the blessing) of Judah: and he said, Hear, Jehovah, the voice of Judah, And bring him in unto his people. With his hands he contended for himself; And thou shalt be a help against his adversaries.
33:7 And this regarding Judah; so he said, "Hear, O LORD, the voice of Judah, And bring him to his people. With his hands he contended for them; And mayest Thou be a help against his adversaries."

33:8 And of Levi he said, Thy Thummim and thy Urim are with thy godly one, Whom thou didst prove at Massah, With whom thou didst strive at the waters of Meribah;
33:8 And of Levi he said, "[Let] Thy Thummim and Thy Urim [belong] to Thy godly man, Whom Thou didst prove at Massah, With whom Thou didst contend at the waters of Meribah;

33:9 Who said of his father, and of his mother, I have not seen him; Neither did he acknowledge his brethren, Nor knew he his own children: For they have observed thy word, And keep thy covenant.
33:9 Who said of his father and his mother, 'I did not consider them'; And he did not acknowledge his brothers, Nor did he regard his own sons, For they observed Thy word, And kept Thy covenant.

33:10 They shall teach Jacob thine ordinances, And Israel thy law: They shall put incense before thee, And whole burnt-offering upon thine altar.
33:10 "They shall teach Thine ordinances to Jacob, And Thy law to Israel. They shall put incense before Thee, And whole burnt offerings on Thine altar.

33:11 Bless, Jehovah, his substance, And accept the work of his hands: Smite through the loins of them that rise up against him, And of them that hate him, that they rise not again.
33:11 "O LORD, bless his substance, And accept the work of his hands; Shatter the loins of those who rise up against him, And those who hate him, so that they may not rise [again.]"

33:12 Of Benjamin he said, The beloved of Jehovah shall dwell in safety by him; He covereth him all the day long, And he dwelleth between his shoulders.
33:12 Of Benjamin he said, "May the beloved of the LORD dwell in security by Him, Who shields him all the day, And he dwells between His shoulders."

33:13 And of Joseph he said, Blessed of Jehovah be his land, For the precious things of heaven, for the dew, And for the deep that coucheth beneath,
33:13 And of Joseph he said, "Blessed of the LORD [be] his land, With the choice things of heaven, with the dew, And from the deep lying beneath,

33:14 And for the precious things of the fruits of the sun, And for the precious things of the growth of the moons,
33:14 And with the choice yield of the sun, And with the choice produce of the months.

33:15 And for the chief things of the ancient mountains, And for the precious things of the everlasting hills,
33:15 "And with the best things of the ancient mountains, And with the choice things of the everlasting hills,

33:16 And for the precious things of the earth and the fulness thereof, And the good will of him that dwelt in the bush. Let (the blessing) come upon the head of Joseph, And upon the crown of the head of him that was separate from his brethren.
33:16 And with the choice things of the earth and its fulness, And the favor of Him who dwelt in the bush. Let it come to the head of Joseph, And to the crown of the head of the one distinguished among his brothers.

33:17 The firstling of his herd, majesty is his; And his horns are the horns of the wild-ox: With them he shall push the peoples all of them, (even) the ends of the earth: And they are the ten thousands of Ephraim, And they are the thousands of Manasseh.
33:17 "As the first-born of his ox, majesty is his, And his horns are the horns of the wild ox; With them he shall push the peoples, All at once, [ to] the ends of the earth. And those are the ten thousands of Ephraim, And those are the thousands of Manasseh."

33:18 And of Zebulun he said, Rejoice, Zebulun, in thy going out; And, Issachar, in thy tents.
33:18 And of Zebulun he said, "Rejoice, Zebulun, in your going forth, And, Issachar, in your tents.

33:19 They shall call the peoples unto the mountain; There shall they offer sacrifices of righteousness: For they shall suck the abundance of the seas, And the hidden treasures of the sand.
33:19 "They shall call peoples [to] the mountain; There they shall offer righteous sacrifices; For they shall draw out the abundance of the seas, And the hidden treasures of the sand."

33:20 And of Gad he said, Blessed be he that enlargeth Gad: He dwelleth as a lioness, And teareth the arm, yea, the crown of the head.
33:20 And of Gad he said, "Blessed is the one who enlarges Gad; He lies down as a lion, And tears the arm, also the crown of the head.

33:21 And he provided the first part for himself, For there was the lawgiver's portion reserved; And he came (with) the heads of the people; He executed the righteousness of Jehovah, And his ordinances with Israel.
33:21 "Then he provided the first [part] for himself, For there the ruler's portion was reserved; And he came [with] the leaders of the people; He executed the justice of the LORD, And His ordinances with Israel."

33:22 And of Dan he said, Dan is a lion's whelp, That leapeth forth from Bashan.
33:22 And of Dan he said, "Dan is a lion's whelp, That leaps forth from Bashan."

33:23 And of Naphtali he said, O Naphtali, satisfied with favor, And full with the blessing of Jehovah, Possess thou the west and the south.
33:23 And of Naphtali he said, "O Naphtali, satisfied with favor, And full of the blessing of the LORD, Take possession of the sea and the south."

33:24 And of Asher he said, Blessed be Asher with children; Let him be acceptable unto his brethren, And let him dip his foot in oil.
33:24 And of Asher he said, "More blessed than sons is Asher; May he be favored by his brothers, And may he dip his foot in oil.

33:25 Thy bars shall be iron and brass; And as thy days, so shall thy strength be.
33:25 "Your locks shall be iron and bronze, And according to your days, so shall your leisurely walk be.

33:26 There is none like unto God, O Jeshurun, Who rideth upon the heavens for thy help, And in his excellency on the skies.
33:26 "There is none like the God of Jeshurun, Who rides the heavens to your help, And through the skies in His majesty.

33:27 The eternal God is (thy) dwelling-place, And underneath are the everlasting arms. And he thrust out the enemy from before thee, And said, Destroy.
33:27 "The eternal God is a dwelling place, And underneath are the everlasting arms; And He drove out the enemy from before you, And said, 'Destroy!'

33:28 And Israel dwelleth in safety, The fountain of Jacob alone, In a land of grain and new wine; Yea, his heavens drop down dew.
33:28 "So Israel dwells in security, The fountain of Jacob secluded, In a land of grain and new wine; His heavens also drop down dew.

33:29 Happy art thou, O Israel: Who is like unto thee, a people saved by Jehovah, The shield of thy help, And the sword of thy excellency! And thine enemies shall submit themselves unto thee; And thou shalt tread upon their high places.
33:29 "Blessed are you, O Israel; Who is like you, a people saved by the LORD, Who is the shield of your help, And the sword of your majesty! So your enemies shall cringe before you, And you shall tread upon their high places."