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Genesis 49:21 "Naphtali is a doe let loose, He gives beautiful words.

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      Ge 49:21. NAPHTALI--The best rendering we know is this, "Naphtali is a deer roaming at liberty; he shooteth forth goodly branches," or majestic antlers [TAYLOR, Scripture Illustrations], and the meaning of the prophecy seems to be that the tribe of Naphtali would be located in a territory so fertile and peaceable, that, feeding on the richest pasture, he would spread out, like a deer, branching antlers.


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Brief Summary: Jacob blesses his sons and their descendants, Reuben, Simeon, and Levi are rebuked, Judah shall be the kingly tribe until Shiloh (Messiah) comes, Jacob gives command to be buried with his fathers in the land of Canaan, Jacob dies and is gathered unto his people.

1 Jacob calls his sons before him
3 Jacob foretells what will befall them in the last days
10 The Messiah King will descend from Judah
20 Jacob's charge concerning his burial
33 Jacob's death

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