اَلتَّكْوِينُ 49

وَدَعَا يَعْقُوبُ بَنِيهِ وَقَالَ: «ٱجْتَمِعُوا لِأُنْبِئَكُمْ بِمَا يُصِيبُكُمْ فِي آخِرِ ٱلْأَيَّامِ. ١ 1
Then Jacob called for his sons, and said: “Gather yourselves together, that I may tell you what will happen to you in the future.
ٱجْتَمِعُوا وَٱسْمَعُوا يَا بَنِي يَعْقُوبَ، وَٱصْغَوْا إِلَى إِسْرَائِيلَ أَبِيكُمْ: ٢ 2
Assemble yourselves and listen, you sons of Jacob. Listen to Israel, your father.
رَأُوبَيْنُ، أَنْتَ بِكْرِي، قُوَّتِي وَأَوَّلُ قُدْرَتِي، فَضْلُ ٱلرِّفْعَةِ وَفَضْلُ ٱلْعِزِّ. ٣ 3
Reuben, you are my firstborn, my might, and the beginning of my strength, outstanding in dignity, and outstanding in power.
فَائِرًا كَٱلْمَاءِ لَا تَتَفَضَّلُ، لِأَنَّكَ صَعِدْتَ عَلَى مَضْجَعِ أَبِيكَ. حِينَئِذٍ دَنَّسْتَهُ. عَلَى فِرَاشِي صَعِدَ. ٤ 4
Uncontrollable as rushing water, you will not have the preeminence, because you went up to your father's bed. Then you defiled it; you went up to my couch.
شِمْعُونُ وَلَاوِي أَخَوَانِ، آلَاتُ ظُلْمٍ سُيُوفُهُمَا. ٥ 5
Simeon and Levi are brothers. Weapons of violence are their swords.
فِي مَجْلِسِهِمَا لَا تَدْخُلُ نَفْسِي. بِمَجْمَعِهِمَا لَا تَتَّحِدُ كَرَامَتِي. لِأَنَّهُمَا فِي غَضَبِهِمَا قَتَلَا إِنْسَانًا، وَفِي رِضَاهُمَا عَرْقَبَا ثَوْرًا. ٦ 6
O my soul, do not come into their council; do not join in their meetings, for my heart has too much honor for that. For in their anger they killed men. It was for pleasure that they hamstrung oxen.
مَلْعُونٌ غَضَبُهُمَا فَإِنَّهُ شَدِيدٌ، وَسَخَطُهُمَا فَإِنَّهُ قَاسٍ. أُقَسِّمُهُمَا فِي يَعْقُوبَ، وَأُفَرِّقُهُمَا فِي إِسْرَائِيلَ. ٧ 7
May their anger be cursed, for it was fierce—and their fury, for it was cruel. I will divide them in Jacob and scatter them in Israel.
يَهُوذَا، إِيَّاكَ يَحْمَدُ إِخْوَتُكَ، يَدُكَ عَلَى قَفَا أَعْدَائِكَ، يَسْجُدُ لَكَ بَنُو أَبِيكَ. ٨ 8
Judah, your brothers will praise you. Your hand will be on the neck of your enemies. Your father's sons will bow down before you.
يَهُوذَا جَرْوُ أَسَدٍ، مِنْ فَرِيسَةٍ صَعِدْتَ يَا ٱبْنِي، جَثَا وَرَبَضَ كَأَسَدٍ وَكَلَبْوَةٍ. مَنْ يُنْهِضُهُ؟ ٩ 9
Judah is a lion's cub. My son, you have gone up from your victims. He stooped down, he crouched like a lion, like a lioness. Who would dare to awaken him?
لَا يَزُولُ قَضِيبٌ مِنْ يَهُوذَا وَمُشْتَرِعٌ مِنْ بَيْنِ رِجْلَيْهِ حَتَّى يَأْتِيَ شِيلُونُ وَلَهُ يَكُونُ خُضُوعُ شُعُوبٍ. ١٠ 10
The scepter will not depart from Judah, nor the ruler's staff from between his feet, until Shiloh comes. The nations will obey him.
رَابِطًا بِٱلْكَرْمَةِ جَحْشَهُ، وَبِالْجَفْنَةِ ٱبْنَ أَتَانِهِ، غَسَلَ بِٱلْخَمْرِ لِبَاسَهُ، وَبِدَمِ ٱلْعِنَبِ ثَوْبَهُ. ١١ 11
Binding his donkey to the vine, and his donkey's colt to the choice vine, he has washed his garments in wine, and his robe in the blood of grapes.
مُسْوَدُّ ٱلْعَيْنَيْنِ مِنَ ٱلْخَمْرِ، وَمُبْيَضُّ ٱلْأَسْنَانِ مِنَ ٱللَّبَنِ. ١٢ 12
His eyes will be as dark as wine, and his teeth as white as milk.
زَبُولُونُ، عِنْدَ سَاحِلِ ٱلْبَحْرِ يَسْكُنُ، وَهُوَ عِنْدَ سَاحِلِ ٱلسُّفُنِ، وَجَانِبُهُ عِنْدَ صَيْدُونَ. ١٣ 13
Zebulun will live by the shore of the sea. He will be a harbor for ships, and his border will extend to Sidon.
يَسَّاكَرُ، حِمَارٌ جَسِيمٌ رَابِضٌ بَيْنَ ٱلْحَظَائِرِ. ١٤ 14
Issachar is a strong donkey, lying down between the sheepfolds.
فَرَأَى ٱلْمَحَلَّ أَنَّهُ حَسَنٌ، وَٱلْأَرْضَ أَنَّهَا نَزِهَةٌ، فَأَحْنَى كَتِفَهُ لِلْحِمْلِ وَصَارَ لِلْجِزْيَةِ عَبْدًا. ١٥ 15
He sees a good resting place and the pleasant land. He will bend his shoulder to the burden and become a servant for the task.
دَانُ، يَدِينُ شَعْبَهُ كَأَحَدِ أَسْبَاطِ إِسْرَائِيلَ. ١٦ 16
Dan will judge his people as one of the tribes of Israel.
يَكُونُ دَانُ حَيَّةً عَلَى ٱلطَّرِيقِ، أُفْعُوانًا عَلَى ٱلسَّبِيلِ، يَلْسَعُ عَقِبَيِ ٱلْفَرَسِ فَيَسْقُطُ رَاكِبُهُ إِلَى ٱلْوَرَاءِ. ١٧ 17
Dan will be a snake beside the road, a poisonous snake in the path that bites the horse's heels, so that his rider falls backward.
لِخَلَاصِكَ ٱنْتَظَرْتُ يَا رَبُّ. ١٨ 18
I wait for your salvation, Yahweh.
جَادُ، يَزْحَمُهُ جَيْشٌ، وَلَكِنَّهُ يَزْحَمُ مُؤَخَّرَهُ. ١٩ 19
Gad—raiders will attack him, but he will attack them at their heels.
أَشِيرُ، خُبْزُهُ سَمِينٌ وَهُوَ يُعْطِي لَذَّاتِ مُلُوكٍ. ٢٠ 20
Asher's food will be rich, and he will provide royal delicacies.
نَفْتَالِي، أَيِّلَةٌ مُسَيَّبَةٌ يُعْطِي أَقْوَالًا حَسَنَةً. ٢١ 21
Naphtali is a doe let loose; he will have beautiful fawns.
يُوسُفُ، غُصْنُ شَجَرَةٍ مُثْمِرَةٍ، غُصْنُ شَجَرَةٍ مُثْمِرَةٍ عَلَى عَيْنٍ. أَغْصَانٌ قَدِ ٱرْتَفَعَتْ فَوْقَ حَائِطٍ. ٢٢ 22
Joseph is a fruitful bough, a fruitful bough near a spring, whose branches climb over the wall.
فَمَرَّرَتْهُ وَرَمَتْهُ وَٱضْطَهَدَتْهُ أَرْبَابُ ٱلسِّهَامِ. ٢٣ 23
The archers will attack him and shoot at him and harass him.
وَلَكِنْ ثَبَتَتْ بِمَتَانَةٍ قَوْسُهُ، وَتَشَدَّدَتْ سَوَاعِدُ يَدَيْهِ. مِنْ يَدَيْ عَزِيزِ يَعْقُوبَ، مِنْ هُنَاكَ، مِنَ ٱلرَّاعِي صَخْرِ إِسْرَائِيلَ، ٢٤ 24
But his bow will remain steady, and his hands will be skillful because of the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob, because of the name of the Shepherd, the Rock of Israel.
مِنْ إِلَهِ أَبِيكَ ٱلَّذِي يُعِينُكَ، وَمِنَ ٱلْقَادِرِ عَلَى كُلِّ شَيْءٍ ٱلَّذِي يُبَارِكُكَ، تَأْتِي بَرَكَاتُ ٱلسَّمَاءِ مِنْ فَوْقُ، وَبَرَكَاتُ ٱلْغَمْرِ ٱلرَّابِضِ تَحْتُ. بَرَكَاتُ ٱلثَّدْيَيْنِ وَٱلرَّحِمِ. ٢٥ 25
The God of your father will help you and the Almighty God will bless you with blessings of the sky above, blessings of the deep that lies beneath, and blessings of the breasts and womb.
بَرَكَاتُ أَبِيكَ فَاقَتْ عَلَى بَرَكَاتِ أَبَوَيَّ. إِلَى مُنْيَةِ ٱلْآكَامِ ٱلدَّهْرِيَّةِ تَكُونُ عَلَى رَأْسِ يُوسُفَ، وَعَلَى قِمَّةِ نَذِيرِ إِخْوَتِهِ. ٢٦ 26
The blessings of your father are greater than the blessings of the ancient mountains or the desirable things of the ancient hills. May they be on the head of Joseph, even upon the crown of the head of the prince of his brothers.
بَنْيَامِينُ ذِئْبٌ يَفْتَرِسُ. فِي ٱلصَّبَاحِ يَأْكُلُ غَنِيمَةً، وَعِنْدَ ٱلْمَسَاءِ يُقَسِّمُ نَهْبًا». ٢٧ 27
Benjamin is a hungry wolf. In the morning he will devour the prey, and in the evening he will divide the plunder.”
جَمِيعُ هَؤُلَاءِ هُمْ أَسْبَاطُ إِسْرَائِيلَ ٱلِٱثْنَا عَشَرَ. وَهَذَا مَا كَلَّمَهُمْ بِهِ أَبُوهُمْ وَبَارَكَهُمْ. كُلُّ وَاحِدٍ بِحَسَبِ بَرَكَتِهِ بَارَكَهُمْ. ٢٨ 28
These are the twelve tribes of Israel. This is what their father said to them when he blessed them. Each one he blessed with an appropriate blessing.
وَأَوْصَاهُمْ وَقَالَ لَهُمْ: «أَنَا أَنْضَمُّ إِلَى قَوْمِي. اِدْفِنُونِي عِنْدَ آبَائِي فِي ٱلْمَغَارَةِ ٱلَّتِي فِي حَقْلِ عِفْرُونَ ٱلْحِثِّيِّ. ٢٩ 29
Then he instructed them and said to them, “I am about to go to my people. Bury me with my forefathers in the cave that is in the field of Ephron the Hittite,
فِي ٱلْمَغَارَةِ ٱلَّتِي فِي حَقْلِ ٱلْمَكْفِيلَةِ، ٱلَّتِي أَمَامَ مَمْرَا فِي أَرْضِ كَنْعَانَ، ٱلَّتِي ٱشْتَرَاهَا إِبْرَاهِيمُ مَعَ ٱلْحَقْلِ مِنْ عِفْرُونَ ٱلْحِثِّيِّ مُلْكَ قَبْرٍ. ٣٠ 30
in the cave that is in the field of Machpelah, which is near Mamre in the land of Canaan, the field that Abraham bought for a burial place from Ephron the Hittite.
هُنَاكَ دَفَنُوا إِبْرَاهِيمَ وَسَارَةَ ٱمْرَأَتَهُ. هُنَاكَ دَفَنُوا إِسْحَاقَ وَرِفْقَةَ ٱمْرَأَتَهُ، وَهُنَاكَ دَفَنْتُ لَيْئَةَ. ٣١ 31
There they buried Abraham and Sarah his wife; there they buried Isaac and Rebekah his wife; and there I buried Leah.
شِرَاءُ ٱلْحَقْلِ وَٱلْمَغَارَةِ ٱلَّتِي فِيهِ كَانَ مِنْ بَنِي حِثَّ». ٣٢ 32
The field and the cave that is in it were purchased from the people of Heth.”
وَلَمَّا فَرَغَ يَعْقُوبُ مِنْ تَوْصِيَةِ بَنِيهِ ضَمَّ رِجْلَيْهِ إِلَى ٱلسَّرِيرِ، وَأَسْلَمَ ٱلرُّوحَ وَٱنْضَمَّ إِلَى قَوْمِهِ. ٣٣ 33
When Jacob finished these instructions to his sons, he pulled his feet into the bed, breathed his last, and went to his people.