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Deuteronomy 33:24

Context
NETBible

Of Asher he said: Asher is blessed with children, may he be favored by his brothers and may he dip his foot in olive oil. 1 

XREF

Ge 49:20; Ex 12:10; Job 29:6; Ps 115:15; Ps 128:3,6; Pr 3:3,4; Ac 7:10; Ro 14:18; Ro 15:31

NET © Notes

sn Dip his foot in olive oil. This is a metaphor for prosperity, one especially apt in light of the abundance of olive groves in the area settled by Asher. The Hebrew term refers to olive oil, which symbolizes blessing in the OT. See R. Way, NIDOTTE 4:171-73.



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