19“Raiders shall raid Gad,3 but he shall raid at their heels.
20“Asher’s food shall be rich, and he shall yield royal delicacies.
21“Naphtali is a doe let loose that bears beautiful fawns.4
22“Joseph is a fruitful bough, a fruitful bough by a spring; his branches run over the wall.5
23The archers bitterly attacked him, shot at him, and harassed him severely,
24yet his bow remained unmoved; his arms6 were made agile by the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob (from there is the Shepherd,7 the Stone of Israel),
25by the God of your father who will help you, by the Almighty8 who will bless you with blessings of heaven above, blessings of the deep that crouches beneath, blessings of the breasts and of the womb.
26The blessings of your father are mighty beyond the blessings of my parents, up to the bounties of the everlasting hills.9 May they be on the head of Joseph, and on the brow of him who was set apart from his brothers.
27“Benjamin is a ravenous wolf, in the morning devouring the prey and at evening dividing the spoil.”