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Hebrews 11:21-22

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11:21 By faith Jacob, as he was dying, blessed each of the sons of Joseph and worshiped as he leaned on his staff. 1  11:22 By faith Joseph, at the end of his life, 2  mentioned the exodus of the sons of Israel 3  and gave instructions about his burial. 4 

1 tn Grk “worshiped on the top of his staff,” a quotation from Gen 47:31 (LXX).

2 tn Grk “coming to an end,” “dying.”

3 sn Joseph’s prophecy about the exodus of the sons of Israel is found in Gen 50:24.

4 tn Grk “about his bones,” which refers by metonymy to the disposition of his bones, i.e., his burial.

sn The instructions about his burial are recorded in Gen 50:25.



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