Onyx

Yowceph – יוֹסֵף – JOSEPH

 

Stone: Onyx

Attribute: Zeal for Yahweh

Strong's H3130 - Yowceph – יוֹסֵף - Future of יָסַף (H3254) –

 

Joseph = "Jehovah has added"

the eldest son of Jacob by Rachel

father of Igal, who represented the tribe of Issachar among the spies

a son of Asaph

a man who took a foreign wife in the time of Ezra

a priest of the family of Shebaniah in the time of Nehemiah

 

Gen 30:22 KJV - And God remembered Rachel, and God hearkened to her, and opened her womb.

 

Gen 30:23 KJV - And she conceived, and bare a son; and said, God hath taken away my reproach:

 

Gen 30:24 KJV - And she called his name Joseph; and said, The LORD shall add to me another son.

Gen 49:1 KJV - And Jacob called unto his sons, and said, Gather yourselves together, that I may tell you that which shall befall you in the last days.


Gen 49:2 KJV - Gather yourselves together, and hear, ye sons of Jacob; and hearken unto Israel your father.


Gen 49:22 KJV - Joseph is a fruitful bough, even a fruitful bough by a well; whose branches run over the wall:


Gen 49:23 KJV - The archers have sorely grieved him, and shot at him, and hated him:


Gen 49:24 KJV - But his bow abode in strength, and the arms of his hands were made strong by the hands of the mighty God of Jacob; (from thence is the shepherd, the stone of Israel:)


Gen 49:25 KJV - Even by the God of thy father, who shall help thee; and by the Almighty, who shall bless thee with blessings of heaven above, blessings of the deep that lieth under, blessings of the breasts, and of the womb:


Gen 49:26 KJV - The blessings of thy father have prevailed above the blessings of my progenitors unto the utmost bound of the everlasting hills: they shall be on the head of Joseph, and on the crown of the head of him that was separate from his brethren.
 

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