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Deuteronomy 33:24 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— 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.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— 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.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Of Asher he said, “More blessed than sons is Asher; May he be favored by his brothers, And may he dip his foot in oil.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— 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.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And of Asher he said, Asher shall be blessed with sons; Let him be acceptable to his brethren, And let him dip his foot in oil.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, of Asher, he said, Most blessed of sons, be Asher,—Let him have the goodwill of his brethren, And let him dip, in oil, his foot:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And of Asher he said:—Blessed with sons [is] Asher, Let him be accepted by his brethren, And dipping in oil his foot.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— To Aser also he said: Let Aser be blessed with children, let him be acceptable to his brethren, and let him dip his foot in oil.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And of Asher hee said, let Asher be blessed with children, Let him be acceptable to his brethren, and let him dip his foot in oile.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And to Asher{gr.Aser} he said, Asher{gr.Aser} [is] blessed with children; and he shall be acceptable to his brethren: he shall dip his foot in oil.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— 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.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And of Ěr אָשֵׁר 836
{0836} Prime
אָשֵׁר
'Asher
{aw-share'}
From H0833; happy; Asher, a son of Jacob, and the tribe descended from him, with its territory; also a place in Palestine.
he said, 559
{0559} Prime
אָמַר
'amar
{aw-mar'}
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
[Let] Ěr אָשֵׁר 836
{0836} Prime
אָשֵׁר
'Asher
{aw-share'}
From H0833; happy; Asher, a son of Jacob, and the tribe descended from him, with its territory; also a place in Palestine.
[be] blessed 1288
{1288} Prime
בּרךְ
barak
{baw-rak'}
A primitive root; to kneel; by implication to bless God (as an act of adoration), and (vice-versa) man (as a benefit); also (by euphemism) to curse (God or the king, as treason).
z8803
<8803> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Passive (See H8815)
Count - 1415
with children; 1121
{1121} Prime
בֵּן
ben
{bane}
From H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like H0001, H0251, etc.).
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
let him be x1961
(1961) Complement
הָיָה
hayah
{haw-yaw'}
A primitive root (compare H1933); to exist, that is, be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary).
acceptable 7521
{7521} Prime
רָצָה
ratsah
{raw-tsaw'}
A primitive root; to be pleased with; specifically to satisfy a debt.
z8803
<8803> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Passive (See H8815)
Count - 1415
to his brethren, 251
{0251} Prime
אָח
'ach
{awkh}
A primitive word; a brother (used in the widest sense of literal relationship and metaphorical affinity or resemblance (like H0001)).
and let him dip 2881
{2881} Prime
טָבַל
tabal
{taw-bal'}
A primitive root; to dip.
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
his foot 7272
{7272} Prime
רֶגֶל
regel
{reh'-gel}
From H7270; a foot (as used in walking); by implication a step; by euphemism the pudenda.
in oil. 8081
{8081} Prime
שֶׁמֶן
shemen
{sheh'-men}
From H8080; grease, especially liquid (as from the olive, often perfumed); figuratively richness.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Deuteronomy 33:24-25

_ _ of Asher he said — The condition of this tribe is described as combining all the elements of earthly felicity.

_ _ dip his foot in oil — These words allude either to the process of extracting the oil by foot presses, or to his district as particularly fertile and adapted to the culture of the olive.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Deuteronomy 33:22-25.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Deuteronomy 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.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Asher be blessed:

Genesis 49:20 Out of Asher his bread [shall be] fat, and he shall yield royal dainties.
Psalms 115:15 Ye [are] blessed of the LORD which made heaven and earth.
Psalms 128:3 Thy wife [shall be] as a fruitful vine by the sides of thine house: thy children like olive plants round about thy table.
Psalms 128:6 Yea, thou shalt see thy children's children, [and] peace upon Israel.

let him be:

Proverbs 3:3-4 Let not mercy and truth forsake thee: bind them about thy neck; write them upon the table of thine heart: ... So shalt thou find favour and good understanding in the sight of God and man.
Exodus 12:10 And ye shall let nothing of it remain until the morning; and that which remaineth of it until the morning ye shall burn with fire.
Acts 7:10 And delivered him out of all his afflictions, and gave him favour and wisdom in the sight of Pharaoh king of Egypt; and he made him governor over Egypt and all his house.
Romans 14:18 For he that in these things serveth Christ [is] acceptable to God, and approved of men.
Romans 15:31 That I may be delivered from them that do not believe in Judaea; and that my service which [I have] for Jerusalem may be accepted of the saints;

let him dip:

Job 29:6 When I washed my steps with butter, and the rock poured me out rivers of oil;
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Gn 49:20. Ex 12:10. Jb 29:6. Ps 115:15; 128:3, 6. Pv 3:3. Ac 7:10. Ro 14:18; 15:31.

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