And with the precious things of the earth and the fullness thereof, and the good will of him that dwelt in the bush: let the blessing come upon the head of Joseph, and upon the top of the head of him that was separated from his brethren.
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George Leo Haydock
Thereof, whatever the earth can produce, particularly wheat The fruits of heaven, (ver. 13,) may denote such as grew on trees. (Calmet)
Bush; God, who appeared to Moses. (Haydock)
Nazarite. See the note on Genesis xlix. 26. (Challoner)
Joseph was distinguished by God, by his father, and by the king of Egypt, in a particular manner. The high priest was the Nasir in the house of God, (Leviticus xxi. 12,) as Joseph ws the chief officer, at the court of Pharao. The eastern kings still give this title to their prime minister. (Chardin. Perse. T. ii. 5, p. 136.)