33:1 And this [is] the with 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 thy hand:
and they sat down at thy feet; [every one] shall receive of thy
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 assembled.
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 thou a help [to him] from
33:8 And of Levi he said, [Let] thy Thummim and thy Urim [be]
with thy holy one, whom thou didst prove at Massah, [and with]
whom thou didst 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 know his own
children: for they have observed thy word, and kept thy
33:10 They shall teach Jacob thy judgments, and Israel thy law;
they shall put incense before thee, and whole burnt sacrifice
upon thy altar.
33:11 Bless, LORD, his substance, and accept the work of his
hands: smite 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
dwell in safety by him; [and the LORD] shall cover him all the
day long, and he shall dwell 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 fullness of
it, 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
33:18 And of Zebulun he said, Rejoice, Zebulun, in thy going
out; and Issachar, in thy 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
33:20 And of Gad he said: Blessed [be] he that enlargeth Gad: he
dwelleth as a lion, and teareth the arm with the crown of the
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
33:23 And of Naphtali he said, O Naphtali, satisfied with favor,
and full with the blessing of the LORD: possess thou 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 Thy shoes [shall be] iron and brass; and as thy days, [so
shall] thy strength [be].
33:26 [There is] none like to the God of Jeshurun, [who] rideth
upon the heaven in thy help, and in his excellence on the sky.
33:27 The eternal God [is thy] refuge, and underneath [are] the
everlasting arms: and he shall thrust out the enemy from before
thee, and shall say, Destroy [them].
33:28 Israel then shall dwell in safety alone; the fountain of
Jacob [shall be] upon a land of corn and wine, also his heavens
shall drop down dew.
33:29 Happy [art] thou, O Israel: who [is] like to thee, O
people saved by the LORD, the shield of thy help, and who [is]
the sword of thy excellence! and thy enemies shall be found
liars to thee; and thou shalt tread upon their high places.