Genesis 48:22 Commentary - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphicsportion. Hebrew. Shechem, Greek. Sychar, see Joh 4:5. Both Abraham and Jacob bought property at Shechem. Gen 23:18, Gen 23:19; Gen 33:18, Gen 33:19; and here supplemental history tells how Jacob recovered it out of the hand of the Amorite who must have seized it. Figure of speech Hysteresis. App-6.
above: i.e. the double portion of the firstborn, which Reuben forfeited. Compare Deu 21:17. Compare 1Ch 5:2. Eze 47:13.
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