Jacob Blesses His Sons and Prophesies on His Deathbed
"And Jacob called unto his sons, and said: gather yourselves together, that I may tell you that which shall befall you in the latter days. Assemble yourselves, and hear, ye sons of Jacob; And hearken unto Israel your father." Genesis 49:1-2 ASV
Illustration of Jacob, sitting up in his deathbed, his right arm raised, speaking to his sons and grandsons. Jacob and his two sons, Ephraim and Manasses, stand on one side of Jacob. All of Jacob's sons crowd around his bed. A pitcher, bowl, and scroll are sitting on the bedside table. Two open windows show vines and foliage outside.
Right Rev. Richard Gilmour, D.D. Bible History: Containing the Most Remarkable Events of the Old and New Testaments, with a Compendium of Church History (New York, NEW YORK (NY): Benziger Brothers, 1904) 41