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Deuteronomy 33:24

    Deuteronomy 33:24 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    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.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And of Asher he said, Let Asher be blessed with children; let him be acceptable to his brothers, and let him dip his foot in oil.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    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.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And of Asher he said, Let Asher have the blessing of children; may he be pleasing to his brothers, and let his foot be wet with oil.

    Webster's Revision

    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.

    World English Bible

    Of Asher he said, "Asher is blessed with children. Let him be acceptable to his brothers. Let him dip his foot in oil.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    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.

    Definitions for Deuteronomy 33:24

    Blessed - Happy.
    Let - To hinder or obstruct.

    Clarke's Commentary on Deuteronomy 33:24

    Let Asher be blessed with children - Let him have a numerous posterity, continually increasing.

    Let him be acceptable to his brethren - May he be in perfect union and harmony with the other tribes.

    Let him dip his foot in oil - Let him have a fertile soil, and an abundance of all the conveniences and comforts of life.

    Barnes' Notes on Deuteronomy 33:24

    Rather, "Blessed above the sons" (i. e. of Jacob-most blessed among the sons of Jacob) "be Asher; let him he the favored one of his brethren," i. e., the one favored of God. The plenty with which this tribe should be blessed is described under the figure of dipping the foot in oil (compare the marginal reference).

    Wesley's Notes on Deuteronomy 33:24

    33:24 Let Asher - Who carries blessedness in his very name, be blessed with children - He shall have numerous, strong and healthful children. Acceptable to his brethren - By his sweet disposition and winning carriage. In oil - He shall have such plenty of oil that he may not only wash his face, but his feet also in it.