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Genesis 48:14

And El-Strives is sending אֶת-his right-one, and he is setting upon the shaking-one of Dual-Fruit, and himself is the Little-one, and אֶת-his left-one upon the shaking-one of Forgotten; he has caused to cross1341 אֶת-his dual-hands, for Forgotten is the Firstborn.



Two meansings are given by Gesnius and Fuerst: to behold (insight) and to interweave, knot, lay crosswise. This fits better with the interlocking of fingers on two hands. The same word as used of the tree (wood) in Gen. 3:6. In Piel form.