Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Genesis 47:31 in English Standard Version "And he said, “Swear to me”; and he swore to him. Then Israel bowed himself upon the head of his bed." Ge 48:2 And it was told to Jacob, “Your son Joseph has come to you.” Then Israel summoned his strength and sat up in bed. 1Ki 1:47 Moreover, the king’s servants came to congratulate our lord King David, saying, ‘May your God make the name of Solomon more famous than yours, and make his throne greater than your throne.’ And the king bowed himself on the bed. Heb 11:21 By faith Jacob, when dying, blessed each of the sons of Joseph, bowing in worship over the head of his staff.